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A comedy podcast about hip hop presented by award winning comedian Romesh Ranganathan. Edited by James Torrance. Co-produced by RangaBee Productions and Mr Box (mrbox.tv) www.romeshranganathan.co.uk/podcast

A comedy podcast about hip hop presented by award winning comedian Romesh Ranganathan. Edited by James Torrance. Co-produced by RangaBee Productions and Mr Box (mrbox.tv) www.romeshranganathan.co.uk/podcast
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United States

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A comedy podcast about hip hop presented by award winning comedian Romesh Ranganathan. Edited by James Torrance. Co-produced by RangaBee Productions and Mr Box (mrbox.tv) www.romeshranganathan.co.uk/podcast

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English


Episodes

Episode 62: Jacob Anderson

10/17/2018
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The multi-talented Jacob Anderson - aka Raleigh Ritchie - joins us to chat about his acting and music careers, Will Smith, backpacker hip hop and The College Dropout.

Duration:00:47:35

Episode 61: James Lavelle

10/5/2018
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This week, we're joined by Mo' Wax and UNKLE founder James Lavelle. Yes mate!

Duration:00:47:48

Episode 60: Jenny Bede

9/20/2018
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HHSML Ep 60 features musical comedian Jenny Bede. We discuss Nicky Minaj, Jay Z, Roseanne and Cross Stitch. It’s a banger.

Duration:00:49:08

Episode 59: Clara Amfo

9/7/2018
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This weeks guest, Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo, chats Tribe, Lauryn, Cardi, interviewing Jay-Z and much much more. Double R What?!

Duration:00:48:07

Episode 58: Snowy Danger

8/23/2018
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Romesh and Rumaj are back! This week they're joined by the UK rapper and 'lyrical legend' Snowy Danger. Hold on tight...

Duration:00:48:15

Episode 57: Mini Ep

8/6/2018
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Romesh presents a solo mini episode from his garage where he answers some of your email questions and talks about the new releases he's listening to. This episode is brought you by the new Spike Lee movie BlacKkKlansman - out in cinemas on 24th August.

Duration:00:27:18

Episode 56: Kiell Smith-Bynoe

7/2/2018
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Actor and former grime artist Kiell Smith-Bynoe joins Romesh & Rumaj in the studio.

Duration:00:43:23

Episode 55: Marlon Davis

6/15/2018
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Comedian Marlon Davis joins Rom and Rupert to chat Biggie, Tupac, Kanye and being introduced to some pretty tasty language thanks to NWA at the age of 7. Don't forget to send your track recommendations to: romesh88@hotmail.com @romeshranga @HHSMLpodcast And big thanks to the Radio Wolfgang team for studio assistance and to @Marlon_Davis for dropping by for a chat.

Duration:00:53:12

Episode 54: Jordan Stephens

5/16/2018
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Romesh and Ru-Maj are reunited as Jordan Stephens drops by the studio for a chat about Jurassic 5, Pharoahe Monch, Eminem, appearing in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and the current disregard for lyricism in hip hop. Formerly one half of Rizzle Kicks, Jordan's releasing new music under the name Al the Native, with an album coming out soon. Romesh Recommends: Book of Ryan by Royce da 5'9". Give it a listen and thanks to everyone that's emailed in with their recommendation. Keep them coming...

Duration:00:51:19

Episode 53: Jamali Maddix

5/3/2018
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Comedian Jamali Maddix steps into the studio to chat about meeting and working with Sway, the Nas track that introduced him to hip hop, Wu-Tang, GZA and MF Doom. Romesh's Recommendations for this episode are: The Lost Scrolls V2 by Slum Village and Planet by Tech N9ne. Talk to us @HHSMLpodcast @romeshranga @jamalimaddix. No, really, do it mate. Keep up to date with what Jamali's up to at jamalimaddix.com/live and check out his show Hate Thy Neighbour on viceland.com

Duration:00:58:46

Episode 52: Sara Pascoe

4/19/2018
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Ben Green steps in for Ru-Maj this episode as Sara Pascoe joins Romesh to chat J. Cole, Cardi B and Drake. Romesh has three recommendations for this episode: Pookie Baby by Prof, Murs' A Strange Journey Into The Unimaginable and Bobby Tarantino by Logic. Talk to us @HHSMLpodcast @romeshranga @sarapascoe. Keep up to date with what Sara's up to at sarapascoe.com

Duration:00:54:29

Episode 51: Sarah Callaghan

4/6/2018
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Comedian and writer, Sarah Callaghan, joins Romesh and Ru-Maj to chat Kendrick Lamar's back catalogue, Drake, J Cole and Snoop Dogg.. amongst other tangents! Romesh's Recommendation for this episode is: Czarface and Doom Huge thanks to @sarahecallaghan and Radio Wolfgang for studio assistance. Keep up to date with what Sarah's up to via sarahcallaghan.com

Duration:00:49:08

Episode 50: Reggie Yates

3/21/2018
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Absolutely delighted to welcome broadcaster, actor and documentary maker, Reggie Yates, to the podcast at long last. Reggie chats about growing up in a very musically eclectic household, being immediately drawn in by hip hop and its culture from a young age, Dr Dre's Aftermath and Jay Z's Reasonable Doubt. Romesh's Recommendation for this episode is: Sean Price - Imperious Rex. Check out Reggie's own podcast, Talk Stew via your podcast app and give him a follow @REGYATES. Huge thanks to...

Duration:00:57:53

Episode 49: Mr B. The Gentleman Rhymer

3/7/2018
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Mr B - aka Jim Burke - chats about everything from his deep love for hip hop, his early career in Brit-pop band Collapsed Lung, the evolution of Mr B Gentleman Rhymer and his niche Chap-Hop sound to the skill of writing hip hop parodies. Find @gentlemanrhymer @RomeshRanga @rupertmajendie @HHSMLpodcast. Shout out to Radio Wolfgang for letting us use their studio for this recording.

Duration:00:50:14

Episode 48 - HHSML LIVE with Ty

2/21/2018
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British hip hop musician, Ty, joins Romesh and Ru-maj on stage at the Moth Club in Hackney for our first ever Hip Hop Saved My Life LIVE event. In this extended episode, Ty shares the story of how a school concert and a xylophone kickstarted his love of hip hop and why playing Public Enemy to his parents as a kid became a major turning point in his life. This episode was recorded on the 8th Feb 2018. Big thanks to The Moth Club, DJ Martin 2 Smoove, DJ Yoda for his live set on the night and...

Duration:01:01:51

Episode 47: Hip Hop Heroes - Bonus Episode!

2/15/2018
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In honour of the release of Marvel's Black Panther movie and the hotly anticipated Kendrick Lamar curated accompanying album, Romesh and Ru-maj compare notes on who they class as their heroes of hip hop. 'Black Panther: The Album - Music From and Inspired By' features music from Kendrick himself, The Weeknd, Khalid, SZA and more across its 14 tracks. Get in touch and let us know who would make the list for you @HSSMLpodcast @romeshranga @rupertmajendie.

Duration:00:25:07

Episode 46: Doc Brown

2/7/2018
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Doc Brown steps into the studio to talk about working with Lenny Henry, blending his love and talent for rap with comedy and his all time favourite hip hop albums. Doc started out as an underground rapper on the London's rap battle scene and released his first album in a decade, Stemma, back in 2017. You can find more details at docbrown.co.uk This episode was brought to you by the movie Black Panther, out Feb 13th in the UK. Go and see it, you won't regret it. Follow @RomeshRanga...

Duration:00:55:42

Episode 45: Steve McNeil

1/24/2018
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Romesh and Ru-Maj are reunited at long last as actor and comedian Steve McNeil joins them to retrace his love for hip hop.

Duration:00:48:03

Episode 44: Andrew Emery

1/10/2018
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Andrew Emery is a hip hop writer and journalist. He was the contributing editor of Hip-Hop Connection and founded, edited and published Fat Lace Magazine. Last year Andrew released his new book 'Wiggaz With Attitude: My Life As A Failed White Rapper'. True to his frank and honest style, Andrew joins Romesh to chat about the artists he's had both the pleasure and displeasure to interview over his career. And shares the story about some very choice words he shared with none other than Jay-Z.

Duration:00:48:03

Episode 43: Tiernan Douieb

12/27/2017
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Comedian Tiernan Douieb joins Romesh for the final episode of 2017, taking us back to 1993 North London and his first introduction to hip hop. The guys discuss why there is no place for autotune in hip hop, guest verses and that distinct West Coast sound. Check out Tiernan's own satirical podcast @ParPolBro on Twitter for links.

Duration:00:45:52