If you know me, you know I’m a Paradise Garage head, and if you really know New York City, you’ll know that the Paradise Garage was the GOAT New York night club. Maestro Larry Levan spun magic weekly and house music has never been the same. For years I’ve searched for a classic sounding Paradise [...]
Ohio’s first son (other than Lebron) talks Rick Ross, MMG and the role he plays. ...
Man, this has got to be one of the most unique interviews ever conducted on ...
Showbill by Theotis Jones On the eve of the release of ‘Seen It All‘, his ...
Retired NYPD Deputy Inspector Corey “Life” Pegues’ life is a movie. No cliche. Growing up ...
In this age of tweaking, thots, wanton capitalism, violence and outsiders dictating what our culture is, QB veteran Cormega and legend Large Professor drop their brilliant ‘Mega Philosophy’ album. Cormega walks us through this classic, track by track. Go ‘head and press play/ dl. To support the Combat Jack Show and for the best way [...]
Mr. Nasheed is a Jack of all trades, but man has mastered the art of making an impact. We talk about him growing up in the racist south, moving to Los Angeles to learn game, how he became a New York Times bestselling author, then how he switched it up with his hit documentary series [...]
Mr. Ben Yang has a lot to say. About a lot of people. And he got it off his chest. Ya’ll been clamoring for a West Coast guest? Here it is. Baller has stories for days. Suge Knight, Dr. Dre., Tupac Shakur, Death Row, Denzel Washington, Aftermath. He’s even got some Dame Dash and Jay [...]
Showbill by Theotis Jones Internets, this is such an honor. It’s been few years of me trying to get the legendary Chuck D on The Combat Jack Show. It took current events, plus the Freddie Foxxx episode to make this happen (thank you Bumpy!). How do I even describe this 3 hour long discussion with [...]
Showbill by Theotis Jones 90 minutes wasn’t enough time. On the eve of releasing his tenth album ‘Nobody’s Smiling’, Common revisits his days growing up in Chicago, being inspired by Michael Jordan, house music, Chicago mayor Harold Washington, Rev. Jeremiah Wright and how this album addresses the current plight of black on black crime in the [...]
From Run-DMC to Kanye West, Soul Brother No. 1 been the go to guy to to make classic material. On top of that, how many countless producers he inspired, from legends like J Dilla and Kanye West to innovators like Madlib? #NeverForget the rap giants he helped birth, like NaS, and the Notorious B.I.G. Pete [...]
Showbill by Theotis Jones Bumpy Knuckles stopped by to share his storied history with us. The depth of his relationship with Tupac Shakur. How Pete Rock saved his life. His deep relationship with NaS. How Chuck D literally had his life on the line for this culture. Another Steve Stoute story. And why, even though [...]
Who is Joie Manda? Why is his name being mentioned so much these days? Is he a “culture vulture”? How did he get to be a representative of Black music? For someone who hasn’t done a lot of public speaking, he speaks a great deal about these questions and more on this one.
Showbill by Theotis Jones Damon Dash is making noise. Noise inspiring to some and uncomfortable to others. No punches pulled, shots most definitely fired. Everybody gets hit. Let’s go.
Showbill by Theotis Jones Vashtie Kola is perfect. How do you interview someone with no flaws? We were fortunate to squeeze out the not so perfect aspects of her life, where she grew up, the disfunction she experienced in her life, and what drove her to perfection, as well as her quirks and her discomfort [...]
Showbill by Theotis Jones We mention others as being on GOAT super producer status, but I’m not hearing Marley Marl’s name. Which is criminal. Listen to how Marley literally changed the game and pushed the art form. Hear him talk about the discoveries of Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap. Learn about how he [...]