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 and more. Want to know if Hot 97 can be the home of The Combat Jack Show? Put down that daddy yak, grab some D’usse listen to this hardbody episode. #Newmanati
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Singer, songwriter,producer and artist Ty Dolla $ign stopped by TCJS and talked Toot It And Boot it, how he hasn’t sang about fisting chicks yet, and why he shouldn’t be compared to the Future or them other modern day crooners. And me Dallas and Pete continue talking our shit.
Entrepreneur, techie, writer and geek, we went with non rapper dude Anil Dash for this episode. I totally enjoyed where this one went, so many gems dropped about Silicon Valley, how we either create value or waste endless hours on social media, and of course, how the evils of racism affect who and how we interact with online. I knew we’d learn something but I had no clue this would be so fun. Throw on the headphones and learn b!
Another Special A3C episode in which the legendary Bun B sits live on stage to discuss various topics, and in which DJ Maseo, the original Plug 3 from the legendary De La Soul crew gets pulled from the crowd and onto our stage to talk De La history, fatherhood, grandfatherhood, the differences between Hip Hop in 1988 and in 2013 and more.
King Asiatic Nobody’s Equal. It’s not every day we get to sit with a legend. Kane goes deep with his history, what he thinks about Mr. Cee, how he produced the majority of ‘Long Live The Kane’ with no credits, how Doug E Fresh taught him how to rock the crowd, how some cats from The Juice Crew wasn’t fuxin with him, how he really wanted to battle KRS-One, what Madonna smells like, how he shopped a young Jay Z with no success, why he started wearing purple silks and such… This one is a marathon, but with Kane, ain’t no half steppin’.
It’s just us. Talking that us shit. No guest, no hurrah, just #Newmanati shop talk. Let’s go!
It’s been a hectic summer for the Cheat Code. Deals, touring, doing interviews with other radio shows and finding more creative ways to spending his money took Justin away from us for several episodes but he’s back! Just talks the real reason he’s not on MCHG, how them other radio shows butchered his interviews, his deal at Capitol, the MTV VMAs and a whole lotta other shit. Let’s go!
Shaheem Reid now of Life + Times fame tells us how he landed his recent Oprah Winfrey interview, how he’s become an a&r man without an office and how life is great after MTV. Pastor Troy has gone full movie director without the Kickstarter as he tells us about his upcoming ‘We Was Homeboys’ movie project. Plus, Dallas Penn is back!!!
Gangsta Gibbs makes his third appearance as a guest host. We talk about his foray into Hollywood, why he has beef with Jadakiss, his upcoming album with Madlib and the time Michael Jackson visited Gary, Indiana. We also go into the outcome of the George Zimmerman trial. Jamal Jimoh of Nick Cannon fame also talks his 125 pound weight loss and what Dallas Penn, A-King and I need to do to live healthier. #HotOilWrestling
Freddie Gibbs’ ‘ESGN’ on sale now.
The current king of Black people reality tv stopped by. He’s more than just a funny face. Stevie J takes us back to when he was down with Jodeci, Bad Boy, Eve, the Jacksons. Wait til you hear who smacked the shit out of who, why he thinks Madonna and barbiturates killed Devanté Swing’s career, and all the other things he experienced before LHHATL. This episode might end up in your top 5. It doesn’t stop Internets.
We’ve been trying to get this Hempstead, Long Island mc on our show for 3 years and we finally got him. Talk about history, from being a kid in Public Enemy’s Bomb Squad studio to rocking out with Busta Rhymes’ Flip Mode Squad, street hustling to going solo and dropping the Reloaded classic, this veteran ain’t no new jack, Jack. Marci also talks about being and exec and label co-owner, and why a whore’s clitoris tastes like porridge. Download and reload now!!!
NIKE, why did you have to do LIVESTRONG products dirty? DJ MARS breaks down the different club and party scenes in Atlanta, his footwear attire during his collegiate days, the prevalent Polo influence in his hometown Springfield, Massachusetts and living a ‘FRESH’ lifestyle.
Who got their hands on any Jordan retros restocked on Memorial Day weekend? New York rapper, Action Bronson talks about lineups for New Balance, the luxuries of performing worldwide, and Streetwear style that represents New York in the 90’s.
OG photographer Glen E Friedman, the only man who can claim to have captured the definitive moments of the early days of hip-hop, skateboarding and punk rock waxed historical poetry on this episode. If you’re sleeping on him, peep Glen’s covers for seminal albums like ‘It Takes Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back’ and ‘Yo! Bum Rush The Show’, LL’s ‘Bad’, The Beastie Boy’s ’Check Your Head’ and of course, Ice T’s ‘Power’.
On top of knowledge facts, Glen goes at Dallas Penn’s Republican dreams and meat loving ways while giving less than %1 of a fuxs.
The Loud Speaker Network very own Theotis Jones stopped by to put a voice to the name and breaks down why he continues to visually bring heat to The Combat Jack Show.
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Bun B returns and goes back to the early days of UGK and how his moms wasn’t really effn with Pimp C, how he never ever touched the cocaine, the differences between growing up today vs how we grew up, what really pisses him off and a detailed and most engaging account of his involvement with Gumball 3000. UGK 4 Life!
Showbill by Theotis Jones
MSNBC’s own Touré returned ready for combat. The convo was all over the place, from his new book “I would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became An Icon” to working with Nas on his upcoming autobiography, to Touré firing shots at the crew for labeling him the white one. Pete challenges Touré for being an a.s.s.h.o.l.e. and a poser. Who wins? Tune in and see, once again, Touré at his blackest. #Newmanati!. “I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became An Icon” available in stores now.
Be prepared to get your laugh on from the very jump. Dallas lectures Pete on hypebeasting without sock swag. Is the Crimson colorway, the new volt for 2013? ATL rapper, Killer Mike drops knowledge on his beginning struggles as an artist and staying true to his craft, no matter what. Finally, we talk PUMA. Killer is feeling PUMA’s so hardbody, corporate needs to sign this MAN. Sneaker rotations, blogging for the culture, and real talk about giving black men opportunity are all topics of conversation. Tune in.
In the absence of Chico Leo, the Fan Bros decided to team up with two members of The Combat Jack Show, Dallas Penn and Combat Jack himself. Fan Bros in their own right, Combat breaks down Frank Miller’s seminal run on Daredevil, while Dallas admits that the deaths of Elektra and Jean Grey broke his heart.
We also bring in Tatiana King and Matt Raz to discuss the new Pacific Rim Trailer, the all mistakes episode of Game Of Thrones, and whether Alfred was created to distract from Batman & Robin’s questionable relationship. No Sandusky.
Where in the world is Dallas? INTERNETS, do you know? Premium Pete and Size15King kept the ball rolling this week. Tune in and find out what’s the deal with those ‘Weatherman’ foams and Rick Ross getting dropped by Reebok. Brooklyn’s own, Maino talks about his borough, the MAFIA movement and his upcoming EP.
Dallas and Pete debate if Jordan fusions, hybrids, and customs are worth copping. Get Fresh or Get Left. Bobby Fresh gave us the inside scoop of what goes down behind his lifestyle clothing brand, how it all started, the design process, and keeping up with the masses.
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This is the one you’ve been waiting for. Damon Dash talks Aaliyah, life without Jay Z, how he’s completely done with the music game, why he was an asshole to anyone who got in his way and why the kind of “broke” he is might be the best thing in the world. We also get some very tense moments as Just Blaze finally airs out why he didn’t eff with Dame. Ya’ll truly ain’t ready for this dynasty thing.
If you’re a fan of Howard Stern, you know about King Of All Blacks. He stopped by to talk about his relationship with Stern going back to 1987, the status of his Sirius XM 101 Black on Black Show, how he came up as a fancy negro and whether or not he plays a minstrel role on the Stern Show. Brothers Eric and Jeff Rosenthal of Its The Real Fame talk about their first rap mixtape ‘Urbane Outfitters” with DJ Drama… I didn’t know they could really rap. ‘Urbane Outfitters, Vol. 1″ is out now!
Don Drew and his partner, Jay Corbin a.k.a. Sneakersensei heads down to The Baltimore Sneaker Show representing the #SneakerMAFIA movement to teach heads the importance of respecting sneaker culture and the need for giving back to the community through non-profits like KicksToAfrica. DJ Drama a.k.a. Mr. Thanksgiving speaks on the lifestyle differences between Philly’s and ATL’s Streetwear culture. The Combat Jack Show’s resident deejay, BenHaMeen graces us with his presence, in the midst of sharing sneaker memories with the crew.