Combat Jack Show
The Ben Baller & Boaz Episode07/22/14
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...
The Chuck D Episode Featuring Keith Shocklee
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...
The Common Episode
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...
The Pete Rock Episode
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...
The Joie Manda Episode
Who is Joie Manda? Why is his name being mentioned so much these days? Is he a "culture vulture"? And 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...
The Return of Damon Dash Episode
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.
The Marley Marl Episode
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,...
Talib Kweli & Ma Dukes J. Dilla Episode
In the episode we have none other than Ma Dukes, mother of the late great J. Dilla. She's joined by Brooklyn's own Talib Kweli. We learn about J. Dilla and his posthumous legacy, his impact on hip hop culture, The J. Dilla Foundation and more. We also...
The Combat Jack Show: The Sauce Money Episode
One of my favorite interviews with one of the original Roc boys. Sauce talks growing up in the Marcy projects sandbox with childhood friend Jay Z, how Jay influenced him to start rapping. How he ghost wrote the Grammy winning "I'll Be Missing You" for...
The Lord Jamar Episode
Lord Jamar talks Brand Nubian, the role that Grand Puba played in the beginning of the group, left them for dead and how the remaining Nubians were able to create the classic 'In God We Trust' album. We also talk 5 Percenter history and where the...
The Tech N9ne Episode
Strange Music boss chopped it up about being drug free for 8 years, his relationship with Kendrick Lamar and T.D.E., his upcoming Independent Grind Tour, how he almost became a dance for MC Hammer, his relationship with Tupac, Lil Wayne, ghosts,...
The Star and Buc Wild Episode
Star and Buc Wild. Couldn’t control these cats, even with Dallas Penn on deck. In a rare interview, Star shared his past, how he was an actual street pimp in New York City in the early 1980′s, how he went to war with a handgun against a Dominican...
The Bomani Jones (@Bomani_Jones) Episode
We switched it up a bit to sports talk with rising star Bomani Jones of ESPN and SB Nation fame. How he went from teaching at college, being a music writer, the image of the Black athlete in America, his run on terrestrial and satellite radio, how New...
The @RapGenius Episode
Amidst the hype surrounding their reported $15 million dollars and numerous e beefs (including one with our very own Dallas Penn) the Rap Genius posse stopped by to clear the air and share what they’re really about. And whether they’re the fuckybergs...
The Brian Miller (@BDotTM) and Fred The Godson (@FredTheGodson) Episode
The Rap Radar underboss stopped by to tell tales of his come up, what makes the uber blog tick, his super opinionated taste in Hip Hop and the meaning behind the du rag. Just Blaze warmed up the turntables for Fred The Godson to rap to. PLUS: Artie...
The Combat Jack Show: The Big Daddy Kane Episode
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 Combat Jack Show – The No Guest Episode
It’s just us. Talking that us shit. No guest, no hurrah, just #Newmanati shop talk. Let’s go!
The Combat Jack Show: The Return of Just Blaze Episode
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...
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More informationThe Combat Jack Show features in-depth interviews with icons of hip-hop culture and hilarious conversations about music culture, race and current events.
Hosted by legendary rap attorney Reggie "Combat Jack" Ossé alongside "Internet Celebrity" Dallas Penn and iconic producer Just Blaze, the show is what Ebony calls "a must-listen show for the internet generation."