In this episode we have none other than Ma Dukes, mother of the late great J. Dilla. She’s joined by Brooklyn’s own Talib Kweli. We learn about J. Dilla and his posthumous legacy, his impact on hip hop culture, The J. Dilla Foundation and more. We also find out about Talib’s new album, why Jean [...]
Showbill by Theotis Jones Ice T’s been around for a while and came through the ...
Ohio’s first son (other than Lebron) talks Rick Ross, MMG and the role he plays. ...
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Showbill by Theotis Jones On the eve of the release of ‘Seen It All‘, his ...
Here’s the teaser for the next episode featuring the Ma Dukes the mother of the late great J. Dilla and Talib Kweli. Be sure to tune in to the full episode on Tuesday 3/25/14. #Newman On Sunday, March 23, 2014, history will be made as Talib Kweli headlines “NY Loves Dilla,” the first ever official [...]
You think you know the history of New York Hip Hop? You really don’t know Jack until you talk to Jessica Rosenblum. Hear her talk about her role in opening the downtown NYC nightlife scene to Russell Simmons, Lyor Cohen, the Beastie Boys and LL Cool J. Listen as she shares about her role in [...]
The Godfather of this whole damb thing, Rush broke bread reflecting on his time as a gang member, small time drug dealer, how Hip Hop saved his life, why DJ Hollywood should be remembered in the rap history books, why Diddy is the man he his today, Rick Rubin, Lyor Cohen, Dame Dash, how he’s [...]
One of my favorite interviews with one of the original Roc boys. Sauce talks growing up in the Marcy projects sandbox with childhood friend Jay Z, how Jay influenced him to start rapping. How he ghost wrote the Grammy winning “I’ll Be Missing You” for Diddy. He also gets personal about his struggle with weight [...]
On the 2014 Oscar Recap of Special Delivery the FanBros break down last night’s historic 2014 Oscar ceremony, including all the big winners and losers from the show. Not only that but we also cover True Detective’s “After You’re Gone…” and The Walking Dead’s “Still “. As this is the next to last episode of [...]
Young Guru is one of those people in the business who is always going to tell it to you straight, and on the episode of FanBrosShow he brings that same sensibility to the spaceship. There’s so much knowledge dropped on this episode that I don’t know where to start but we speak on whether technology [...]
Lord Jamar talks Brand Nubian, the role that Grand Puba played and how the Nubians were able to create the classic ‘In God We Trust’ album. We also talk 5 Percenter history and where the nation is in 2014. Finally we tackle his controversial views on gays and whites in hip hop. It ain’t pretty [...]
This week, Cipha Sounds from Hot 97 and Juan Epstein dropped by and shared his history from being Lil Kim’s DJ to opening up for Funk Master Flex at the Tunnel. He also talks how he broke Rihanna, the change in NY rap radio, why he wishes he stayed on satellite radio and how’s he’s [...]
Scandal is the best show ever? Well now that we’ve got you reading let’s just say that after hearing Maseo of De La Soul expound upon the greatness you may be inclined to agree. Scandal is just one of the many topics that Maseo speaks upon, including why he thinks LOST is a show about [...]
The Walking Dead & True Detective Recap – “The Secret Fate Of All Life” & “Inmates” The Walking Dead & True Detective Recap covers the newest episodes”The Secret Fate Of All Life” & “Inmates”. Another week another Special Delivery, and this week we speak on the new episode of The Walking Dead “Inmates” plus the [...]
Strange Music boss chopped it up about being drug free for 8 years, his relationship with Kendrick Lamar and T.D.E., his upcoming Independent Grind Tour, how he almost became a dance for MC Hammer, his relationship with Tupac, Lil Wayne, ghosts, witches, God and more. Learn and sizzle #Fuckybergs.
The Return Of The Walking Dead Episode covers the latest episode of The Walking Dead entitled “After” as well as the latest episode of True Detective which is titled “Who Goes There”. Kimsonian and DJ BenHaMeen break down the first show of Season Four Part Two of The Walking Dead, and the continuing adventures of [...]
The Flappy Bird Funk Episode Feat. The Museum Of Uncut Funk? On this week’s episode of FanBrosShow we welcome Loreen Williamson and Pamela Thomas, the curators of Funky Turns 40, from the Museum of Uncut Funk a new show at the Schomburg Center in Harlem. They discuss what it’s like to be black in the [...]
Another episode with Jean Greasy. Our friend and liquor thief DonWill stops by. DJ BenHaMeen is back from Africa. A-King is still alive. Dallas Penn makes it to the studio. Good times, good talk.
Showbill by Theotis Jones When I met Bobbito back in 1989, when we were both interns at Def Jam, I never imagined dude to be facing such an illustrious career. Basketball, official #Shoemanati, a&r, label owner, author, actor, filmmaker… we talk about the origins of MF DOOM, his history with kicks, memories of the legendary Stretch [...]
As you might have heard, Shots Fired, the iconic LA podcast staring Jeff Weiss and MC Nocando, is the latest addition to the LoudSpeakers Podcast Network. A couple of months ago Combat and Premium sat down with Jeff, aka Passion of the Weiss, and chopped it up regarding his book “Tupac Vs Biggie: An Illustrated [...]
Its a New Year and Dallas Penn doesn’t show up because he’s not effn with Rap Genius. Is it because they’re perpetual douche bags? Is it because they got a slap on the wrist from Google after they cooked their SEO books? Who the fux are these guys and why do they continue to piss [...]
Happy New Year!!!! It’s a new year with new goals to achieve, new challenges to overcome. But before we move on, we absolutely have to look back at the greatness that was 2013. We had our #Newmanati operative Jonathan Mena comb through hours of content to bring you some of the finest moments of The [...]
Showbill by Theotis Jones Eff your holiday! We got with the YN ya’ll love to hate, his boss wife Danyel and his right hand that… you also love to hate. So much GREAT convo that I don’t even know where to begin. I don’t care about what ya’lls is ‘sposed to be doing with yer [...]
Is a Duck Down event a sausage fest? Do they get chicks? It’s greater than that as Buck Shot, Tek and General Steel share their days of running with Tupac, how Duck Down almost signed Eminem, how Buck is doing way more than music and how he’s got the answers. They also speak on Hot [...]
What happens when four guests get booked for the Combat Jack Show on the same night? You’re about to find out! Sit back and enjoy as the CJS crew brings you up and coming Bronx rap group, BIC (Bitches Is Crazy), Freshalina (Crunk and Disorderly), Kool A.D. (Formerly of Das Racist) and NYC producer Marco [...]
On this week’s episode of The Combat Jack Show, we have Los Angeles, California’s rising star Nipsey Hussle. We talk everything from his early beginnings in LA, his rising fame to stardom, him almost doing a long stretch in prison after “hiding out” with a warrant on his head, his beef with Complex, his new [...]
The Combat Jack show once again occupied the Hot 97 portal to break bread with our friend Ebro Darden of Hot 97 fame. You know every once and a while we gotta sit down with the head honcho to have “that” conversation. We talked NYC hip hop, the state of radio, his ever growing personality [...]