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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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Can Rappers Form Worthwhile Groups?

In writing the review of the Demigodz’ great album Killmatic, I realized that it’s pretty rare for a rapper to have a group of his own that’s actually decent. I’m talking about groups that people came up with like Eminem’s D12 and groups they created like Snoop Dogg’s Tha Eastsidaz. Not supergroups where the roster is full of already-famous people. Let’s face it, being successful doesn’t speak to your ability to judge other people’s talents, at all. In fact, I’d venture to say that the average rapper is a horrible judge of talent in others. For evidence, see 90% of rap/sung collaborations. Or maybe these cats are just bad at nurturing the talent they find. Either way, hip-hop history is littered with bad groups fronted by good rappers.

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