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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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English


Episodes

#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 Michiganite 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

#194: Capitol Music Group SVP of Brand Partnerships Brian Nolan

7/2/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal we welcome Capitol Music Group's SVP of Brand Partnerships, Brian Nolan, to the Upper West Side to discuss his time and work with J. Cole, Migos, Three6Mafia, ESPN and his own division at Capitol, seventeenfifty! A Silver Spring, MD native, Brian talks growing up a hip-hop fan in the Washington, DC suburbs, the lessons he learned caddying for the likes of Alan Greenspan and Mike Wilbon, taking cues from his older brother, chasing...

Duration:01:54:08

#193: King Combs

6/25/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Bad Boy/Epic recording artist King Combs, to the Upper West Side! The son of Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs and Kim Porter, Christian AKA King Combs, discusses growing up the son of hip-hop royalty, moving from the East Coast to the West Coast, with a couple stops in Columbus, Georgia, his memories of hanging out in Central Park and getting McDonald's in Times Square, his mother's excellent cooking, getting to know his neighbors in...

Duration:00:57:43

#192: 2 Jews and 2 Black Dudes Review Coco (feat. Styles and Sheek of The LOX)

6/20/2018
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For Episode 3 of 2 Jews and 2 Black Dudes Review the Movies, Eric, Jeff, Styles and Sheek hit Netflix to check out the celebrated Disney/Pixar computer animated film Coco. There's never been a movie review show as fun as this. Listen and let us know what you think! AND JUST KNOW: SPOILERS ARE UNAVOIDABLE IF YOU PRESS PLAY.

Duration:01:04:02

#191: Tierra Whack

6/18/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome the amazingly talented rapper/singer/filmmaker/storyteller Tierra Whack to the Upper West Side! Tierra, in her first extended interview, go into depth on growing up in Philadelphia with her mother and two younger siblings, auditioning to get into an arts high school an hour away, her profecientcy for singing and visual arts, how much her principal hated hip-hop, the genesis of Dizzle Dizz, meeting Meek Mill, and how she ended up on...

Duration:01:21:03

#190: Director Justin Fleischer

6/11/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome back to the East Coast, director, creative director and muffin god Justin Fleischer to the Upper West Side! Justin, who over the past few years has worked alongside Logic as a documentary filmmaker and music video director has recently stepped up to oversee the development of Logic's artists under his Elysium imprint. We discuss Justin's upbringing in Keene, New Hampshire, the amazing time he spent living in the Dominican Republic as...

Duration:01:58:11

#189: Taylor Rooks

6/4/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome sports anchor and reporter and host of the 'TimeOut with Taylor Rooks' podcast, Gwinnett County's own, Taylor Rooks! Taylor discusses growing up in Georgia a driven student, a caring sister, and a poor parallel parker, why she chose to attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, her aspirations to be Barbara Walters meets Oprah, what she learned in class vs. the work she put in on her first blog, and how she hustled to get...

Duration:01:24:34

#188: Dave

5/28/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome British rapper Dave to the Upper West Side! Dave, AKA Santan Dave, talks about his breakout hit Wanna Know, how Drake reached out to appear on the remix, how OVO did right by him, and what that one song meant in terms of radio, festivals and recognition. We discuss Dave's youth in South London, not having much of a relationship with his two older brothers when they were growing up, and what it was like to visit his siblings...

Duration:01:45:35

#187: Swizz Beatz

5/23/2018
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Today on a special bonus episode celebrating the 3-Year Anniversary of A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome super-producer, rapper, professor, art collector and party starter Swizz Beatz to the Upper West Side! We talk Ruff Ryders, DMX, The Lox, Jay-Z, Roc-A-Fella, Michael lJackson, Eve, T.I., his epic battle with Just Blaze, Cassidy vs. Freeway, Young Won, Metallica, Atlanta, the South Bronx, Funk Flex, Alicia Keys, Summer Jam, D'ussePalooza, Woodstock '99, studio sessions,...

Duration:01:35:42

#186: Ella Mai

5/21/2018
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Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome singer Ella Mai, whose song Boo'd Up has been called the song of the summer, to the Upper West Side! Ella talks growing up in South London, moving across the pond to New York City in eighth grade, going to high school in Queens, and because she got unwanted attention from her English accent, she focused on playing soccer and shied away from her natural singing ability. We discuss Ella's return to London after senior year theater...

Duration:01:05:51

#185: Chromeo

5/14/2018
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This Week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Montreal, Canada's own, Chromeo back to the Upper West Side! Dave-1 and P-Thugg stop by to discuss their fifth studio album, Head Over Heels, which is executive produced by A-Trak and drops June 15th, their collaborations with DRAM, The-Dream, French Montana and Stefflon Don and more, why they chose to record this project in Burbank, California, how they challenged themselves in the studio, and what it means to follow up a...

Duration:01:45:59

#184: DJ Whoo Kid

5/7/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Queens Village's own DJ Whoo Kid to the Upper West Side! Most known for his work as 50 Cent's touring DJ, we discuss seeing Tupac walk by his house during the Digital Underground days, taking a summer school course with DJ Clue, how exactly he got leaked songs from record labels, Puff's reaction after Whoo Kid used a previously unreleased Biggie verse for his song with 50, Eminem's look-alike from the Anger Management tour, who they...

Duration:02:01:38

#183: Sylvan LaCue

4/30/2018
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This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal we welcome Miami rapper Sylvan LaCue to the Upper West Side! Sylvan discusses his upbringing in a one-bedroom apartment with his mother and brother, growing up playing video games, writing rap fan fiction at school, recording music after school until the equipment was stolen, walking miles to a new recording studio, working at Outback Steakhouse, battle rapping with The Sunshine Boys, falling out with his mom and moving out, and why his barber...

Duration:02:15:24