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A hip-hop dinner party at the Rosenthals' apartment: the world's biggest rappers invited over to engage in authentic and hilarious conversation at the Upper West Side home of hip-hop sketch comedian brothers, Eric and Jeff Rosenthal

A hip-hop dinner party at the Rosenthals' apartment: the world's biggest rappers invited over to engage in authentic and hilarious conversation at the Upper West Side home of hip-hop sketch comedian brothers, Eric and Jeff Rosenthal
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A hip-hop dinner party at the Rosenthals' apartment: the world's biggest rappers invited over to engage in authentic and hilarious conversation at the Upper West Side home of hip-hop sketch comedian brothers, Eric and Jeff Rosenthal

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Episodes

#212: Jay Park

10/16/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Roc Nation singer/songwriter/rapper and son of Seattle, Washington, Jay Park to the Upper West Side! Jay speaks on growing up the son of travel agents in the Emerald City, running around town with his crew on a mission to make a career out of breakdancing, doing poorly in school and hiding his report cards from his parents, and with his back against the wall, auditioned for a Korean talent competition, which ended up getting him cast...

Duration:01:12:19

#211: Freshalina

10/8/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we traveled to Atlanta to sit down with the blogger's blogger, the influencer's influencer, the internet's favorite voice, and the first website owner to get kicked out of VIP by the celebrity of the hour, the founder of Crunk & Disorderly, Freshalina! Fresh discusses growing up in a small town outside Jacksonville, listening to "Up North" rap via her brother's friends, creating websites and jumping into chat rooms in middle school, working high...

Duration:01:24:12

#210: Jack Harlow

10/1/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Louisville, Kentucky native, Atlanta, Georgia resident, Mean Streets fixture and future of Generation Now, Jack Harlow to the Upper West Side! In addition to discussing his uncanny resemblance to ItsTheReal, we talk about committing to music in middle school, knowing that he wasn't college material in high school, bodying his Sway freestyle, his aversion to being challenged by producers, the difference between before and after his Dark...

Duration:01:29:33

Keeping this Pirate Ship Afloat

9/27/2018
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Wherever in the world you are, you can help support your boys ItsTheReal by working to sell out the 2 Jews and 2 Black Dudes Review the Movies show at Highline Ballroom in NYC next Wednesday. Head to ItsTheReal.com and help keep this pirate ship moving!

Duration:00:10:30

#209: Photographer Cam Kirk

9/24/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Atlanta-based photographer/director/marketer/visionary Cam Kirk to the Upper West Side! Cam talks growing up in Maryland, how his divorced parents parented differently, how seriously he took religion in eighth grade, his love for R&B, how quiet he was in high school, how he expected to attend a PWI but ultimately found himself at Morehouse, his beginnings in pre-med, why he switched to marketing, how he booked Wiz Khalifa to perform in...

Duration:01:42:17

#208: 2 Jews and 2 Black Dudes Review The Last Dragon (feat. Styles P, Sheek Louch and Jadakiss)

9/19/2018
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For Episode 6 of 2 Jews and 2 Black Dudes Review the Movies, Eric, Jeff, Styles, Sheek and Jadakiss watched a very bootlegged version of the 1985 martial arts film The Last Dragon. There's never been a movie review show as fun as this - listen and let us know what you think! And don't forget to go to ItsTheReal.com and get your tickets to see 2 Jews and 2 Black Dudes Review the Movies LIVE Oct. 3rd at Highline Ballroom in NYC!!

Duration:01:05:30

#207: Ari Lennox

9/17/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Dreamville's own, Chevy Chase native, the talented, the funny, the soulful singer Ari Lennox to the Upper West Side! Ari talks growing up in the DMV area, skipping class to visit museums, how she worked on her vocal training, attending five high schools in four years, working at Old Navy, Pizza Hut and movie theaters, why she chose not to go to college, what led her to get on a Greyhound bus heading West, the fears of a bus ride like...

Duration:01:27:19

#206: Jay Worthy

9/13/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome one-half of LNDN DRGZ, one-third of G-Worthy and one of one, the West Coast's own Jay Worthy to the Upper West Side! As certified as they come, we talk with Jay about LNDN DRGZ's super-dope album Active, why he hated the idea of being a rapper, his days of selling hair out of his trunk with Freeway Ricky Ross, how he became the guy that Vice had to check in with when they wanted to film their series Bompton, recording music at Sarah...

Duration:01:19:07

#205: Remembering Mac Miller

9/9/2018
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Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we pay tribute to our friend Malcolm McCormick AKA Mac Miller, who tragically passed away last week at the far-far-far too young age of 26. Mac was a beautiful human being whose art, whose kindness and whose fine nature brought light and love to this world. We were lucky enough to be friends with Mac for most of our career and each of our collaborations were filled with joy and humor and smarts and something special to the three of us. Outside of the...

Duration:01:18:17

#204: Co-Founder of The FADER Rob Stone

9/3/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Founder and Co-CEO of Cornerstone and Co-Founder of The FADER Rob Stone to the Upper West Side! Rob talks growing up on Long Island, spending his summers loading and unloading trucks with his father in East New York, attending University of Albany, throwing parties, getting diagnosed with cancer at 19, leaving school, getting into fighting mode, and how hip-hop got him through his radiation treatments. We discuss graduating college...

Duration:02:31:10

#203: Lil Duval

8/27/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome comedian, rapper, singer, actor, internet expert and all-around amazing personality Lil Duval to the Upper West Side! Duval talks growing up in hardscrabble Jacksonville, Florida, driving at age 13, selling crack around town, dancing in high school talent shows, and knowing that he'd be an entertainer outside the city lines. We discuss his move to Atlanta where at 20 years old, he pretended to be a high school student, how he started...

Duration:01:25:58

#202: Def Jam A&R AE

8/20/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Def Jam A&R, Tyga's consigliere and the Bay Area's native son AE to the Upper West Side! One of the best personalities and most genuine young souls in the music business, AE discusses growing up fast in North Oakland and going to school in East Oakland, sharing a room with his sister, playing basketball with bigger aspirations, skating through high school, doing Costco runs with the principal, his group The A'z, winning Battle of the...

Duration:01:49:46

#201: 2 Jews and 2 Black Dudes Review You've Got Mail (feat. Styles P and Sheek Louch of The LOX)

8/15/2018
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For Episode 5 of 2 Jews and 2 Black Dudes Review the Movies, Eric, Jeff, Styles and Sheek hit HBO to check out the 1998 romantic comedy You've Got Mail, starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan and co-starring Dave Chappelle and Steve Zahn. There's never been a movie review show as fun as this - listen and let us know what you think! And don't forget to go to ItsTheReal.com and get your tickets to see 2 Jews and 2 Black Dudes Review the Movies LIVE Oct. 3rd at Highline Ballroom in NYC!!

Duration:01:13:38

#200: ItsTheReal

8/13/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we mark the 200th episode of our podcast by telling our story. Each week for over three years, we've conversed with artists, producers, writers, executives, comedians, actors, on-air personalities and dope humans, diving into their ups, their downs, their successes and their vulnerable moments, ultimately celebrating each guest's incredible journey. On Episode 200, we asked the great writer and editor Naomi Zeichner (formerly the EIC of The...

Duration:01:47:19

#199: Joe Freshgoods

8/6/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Chicago's own clothing designer and entreprenuer Joe Freshgoods to the Upper West Side! Joe discusses his start on Chicago's West Side, ironing images onto t-shirts and selling them in high school, getting fired from Niketown, dropping out of college, working at Leaders 1354 while selling his own t-shirts in the style of a drug dealer, receiving a cease and desist for using the word "dope," reimagining his brand, experiencing SXSW with...

Duration:01:21:27

#198: Jemele Hill

7/30/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome ESPN personality, writer for The Undefeated, proud Michigander and UNO champion Jemele Hill to the Upper West Side! Jemele discusses her upbringing in Detroit, falling in love with baseball and sports writing at a young age, the perks of interning at the Detroit Free Press as a high schooler, the pull of both Michigan State University and the University of Michigan, her experiences as a college intern at landmark papers in...

Duration:01:44:58

#197: Action Bronson

7/23/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we traveled down to Brooklyn for a visit with the one and only Action Bronson! In this sidesplittingly funny episode, we sat down with Bam Bam Baklava over bagels to talk Flushing, Queens, why he's a fan of the New York Yankees, how he thinks his infamous Funk Flex freestyle went, how he injured his knee running from Germans, making plans for chicken parm with Lenny Dykstra, why Alchemist dresses the way he does, the calendar Jeff made where he...

Duration:01:42:26

#196: Mouse Jones (Part 2)

7/18/2018
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Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, the second of our two-part episode with BET host, digital media personality, and all-around defender of the culture Mouse Jones! Mouse, a high school dropout from Long Island with dashed dreams and a history in the streets, who found discipline and teamwork in the Navy, stayed down in Virginia after an honorable discharge, cutting hair, but also selling guns. Mouse discusses why people around town felt a certain way about him, talks us through the...

Duration:01:43:09

#196: Mouse Jones (Part 1)

7/16/2018
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Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome BET host, digital media personality, and all-around defender of the culture Mouse Jones to the Upper West Side! In Part 1 of this 2-episode podcast, Mouse discusses his upbringing on Long Island, how his step father became more indispensable than his own blood relatives, his work and opinions as a sweeper boy at the local barber shop, how he got involved with the streets as a lone wolf, his early dreams of journalism and a college career...

Duration:01:57:22

#195: 2 Jews and 2 Black Dudes Review Trading Places (feat. Styles, Sheek and Jadakiss of The LOX)

7/9/2018
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For Episode 4 of 2 Jews and 2 Black Dudes Review the Movies, Eric, Jeff, Styles, Sheek and special guest Jadakiss hit Netflix to check out the 1983 comedy Trading Places, starring Eddie Murphy and Dan Akroyd. There's never been a movie review show as fun as this. Listen and let us know what you think!

Duration:01:07:01