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The Rap Report Episode 4

We’re back!! Now on Google Play and iTunes!

Reasonable Shout

01:44 Atlanta

What I meant to

11:39 Game – 1992, Jake One – Prayer Hands, Joe Budden – Rage & The Machine, Lord Finesse – The SP1200 Project, Easy Mo Bee – …And You Don’t Stop!, Sm^th – Last Straw featuring Capital Steez

News

23:05 Kevin Hart as Chocolate Droppa – What Now?

29:08 Jay-Z vs Kanye

43:45 Word From Our Sponsor

The Albums

45:18 Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition

01:05:46 Apollo Brown & Skyzoo – The Easy Truth

01:16:46 Dave East – Kairi Chanel

01:30:15 Winner of the Week: Dave East

01:30:50 We fall into talking about how old rappers sound on Kairi Chanel, Beanie Sigel’s interview refrain that hip-hop is Haram.

01:42:17 Upcoming/recent albums
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The Rap Report Episode Negative 3

Good Lord this episode was a bitch to make! Hit the player below for discussions of new music from Vince Staples, Mac Miller, and Chinx, the beef between The Game and Meek Mills, Kanye vs Kid Cudi, and more!

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00:00:00 Intro

00:02:05 Reasonable Shout – Atlanta

00:04:35 The Fabolous mixtape that Knowledge didn’t listen to

00:07:10 TI – Warzone

00:24:20 DJ Khaled – Nas Album Done video

00:33:07 Kanye vs Kid Cudi

00:42:10 The Game and Meek Mills are beefing over Dancehall Jadakiss

01:00:59 French Montana and … Iggy Azalea???

01:03:45 Tyga makes ok music sometimes???

01:07:25 Words from our sponsor????

01:10:22 Vince Staples – Prima Donna

01:37:35 Chinx – Legends Never Die

01:52:42 Mac Miller – The Divine Feminine

02:25:22 Winner of the Week and next week’s new music

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Called It! Rza Ruined Wu-Tang’s A Better Tomorrow

I do so love being right! Even when my prediction wasn’t at all a stretch, and in fact was quite obvious, it’s still nice for it to be correct. So guess how many levels my self-righteousness increased by when I saw that Raekwon called his crew’s weak last album, A Better Tomorrow, “too soft”, and blamed the weird musical direction on Rza.

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Wu-Tang Clan – A Better Tomorrow

Wu-Tang Clan - A Better Tomorrow

Being the unrelenting critic that I am, if artists cared for my opinion then it would likely disincentivize the older ones. Because I’m always going to compare their new music to their old music, which is likely really good, otherwise why would they still be relevant in hip-hop? I don’t expect the new to be exactly the same or better than the old, but I do want it to be as compelling. So here we are with the new Wu-Tang album, A Better Tomorrow. After a classic debut, multiple decent-to-great group follow-ups, 98 core member solo albums, 306 Wu-affiliates, and 6 billion other albums and mixtapes and compilations, they chose to bring everyone together one more time to make another album, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of that debut album.

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