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.
Revolt TV’s CEO Keith Clinkscales talks about how the revolution is being televised. One day after the passing of his father, former Globetrotter Alvin Keith, Clinkscales talks about VIBE and it’s intimate relationship with Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G., his long relationship with Puff, how he was a part of Lebron James’ announcement and his his biggest victory to date: how he beat cancer.
It’s not just rapper dudes over here. Put your book down and learn something!
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!
Marc Ecko walks us through his extraordinary journey, how he came up from being a naive Hip Hop fan to becoming a household name, his run with Diddy, why Bobby Kondors has him scared to blow trees today, the Barry Bonds baseball thing, why the education system has him mad and why you should run cop his book ‘Unlabel: Selling You Without Selling Out’. He’s not Che Guevara with bling on, but he’s Complex.
Run cop ‘Unlabel: Selling You Without Selling Out’ here.
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.
New York Times bestselling author Adam Mansbach (Rage Is Back, Angry Black White Boy, Go The Fuck To Sleep) and mixtape dj and producer J.Period (March 9: B.I.G. Tribute, J.Period & NaS: Best of NaS) were this week’s guests where we chopped about being white and aware of white privilege, whether no graffiti on the NYC transit lines is a good or bad thing, Mansbach teaming up with Sam Jackson, J.Period becoming music supervisor to the Brooklyn Nets, whether there’s really hope for a true post-racial America and more. Smart talk, no filler. Let’s go.
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!!!
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Spike Lee talks about the controversy behind his Kickstarter campaign, the ills of gentrification in his beloved Brooklyn, his relationship with Mike Tyson, why Halle Berry is the actor he’s most proud of putting on, why he still hasn’t seen ‘Django Unchained’, his instrumental role in making Jordans the hottest sneaker ever made, what ever happened to Matty Rich, why Michael Jordan now wears mom jeans, how his movies (like his upcoming ‘Old Boy’) is getting bloodier, and a whole lot of other ish. It’s easy to take this man for granted, but looking at the impact he’s had on our culture, we gotta do the right thing and give Mars Blackmon his props.
Support Spike Lee’s Kickstarter for his new flick here.
The King Of Rock Darryl McDaniels raps harder than he ever did on this episode, spitting about coming up under the influence of the Cold Crush and the Furious Five, the rise of Run-DMC, the GOAT rap group, alcoholism, being an orphan, the death of Jam Master Jay and the eventual break up of the group. He also talks about his lifelong love for comic books and how he’s about to publish his own under his Darryl Makes Comics company. This interview is guaranteed tougher than leather.
Learn more about Darryl Makes Comics and support his Kickstarter campaign here.
On his return to The Combat Jack Show, Bravo’s top chef, Roblé talks Trayvon Martin and how he still gets profiled, why he doesn’t hit chicks he works with, his Food Porn clothing line, his past “beef’s” with Mike Tyson and Sean Price and more. Tune in cuh cuh.
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!!!
On the latest episode of Fan Bros we discuss the rebooted Terminator franchise and whether we could see Justin Bieber as a liquid metal cyborg. Plus we review World War Z and This Is The End. We also bring you the latest in Comics I Copped, Chico’s Netflix Pic Of The Week and the usual insanity from the crew.
0:00 to 10:00 – Discussion of The New Terminator Franchise. No Spoilers since the movie hasn’t even come out yet
10:01 to 13:00 – Announcement of our contest, for more details visit here: fanbros.com/dc-domo/
13:01 to 22:00 – We ignore this weeks True Blood to speak on Looper, The Goonies, and what drug in what movie would we love to take. No spoilers
22:01 to 30:00 – Discussion of the new Green Lantern Film, and some last thoughts on Man of Steel and the DC Universe in general. No spoilers
30:01 to 42:00 – We review World War Z & This Is The End. No real spoilers
42:01 to 47:00 – Discussion on the Uncharted Movie and why it won’t get made just yet
47:01 – 49:30 – Tech Discussion of the latest from Xbox and PS3.
49:31 to 54:00 – Comics I Copped
54:01 to END – Netflix Pic Of The Week and Outro
QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK:
- How would you survive and what crimes would you commit during The Purge?
- What drug from what movie, comic, or novel would you like to try?
- Can you come up with any more names with X for Brad Pitt’s new child?
On the latest episode of The Combat Jack Show, we start off with Parfit from Ambrosia4Heads, and we get a serious history lesson courtesy OG Michael Holman, best known as the creator of the short lived but incredibly influential early 80s hip-hop show Graffiti Rock. As a co-founder of the experimental band Gray with Jean-Michel Basquaiat, Hollman waxes poetic about what made Basquait such a force not only then, but to this day.
“Foxy did this. Foxy did that.” There’s been mad talk about the Ill Na Na since like forever, and while ya’ll keep staying with your face in her puss, I guarantee you ain’t ever hear Foxy talk in first person like this. From her pops bouncing when she was 4 years old, to dating Haitian Jack at 14, her and Jay Z moving from the bench to the studio to the top, getting sucker punched with the deafness, her relationship with Nicki Minaj, that bid in jail.. I put money on it that this is the realest shit she ever spoke.
She took all your shots and now she’s firing back. You think she can’t hear you? You’re about to hear her loud and clear b.
You gon’ learn today.
And for those asking, Foxy steps on stage at the 20 min mark. Before that, treat yourself to a talk with @HipHopObama from Bossip.com, in which we find out more about your favorite site and break down Hot 97′s recent Summer Jam.
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!
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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.