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Super Duty Tough Work Podcast

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Created by underground hip-hop artist Blueprint, Super Duty Tough Work is the most infamous podcast on planet earth, focusing on hip-hop culture, personal-development, and humor. The results are comical, educational, and inspiring. No shuckin', no jivin', and no bulls#@t.

Created by underground hip-hop artist Blueprint, Super Duty Tough Work is the most infamous podcast on planet earth, focusing on hip-hop culture, personal-development, and humor. The results are comical, educational, and inspiring. No shuckin', no jivin', and no bulls#@t.

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Columbus, OH

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Created by underground hip-hop artist Blueprint, Super Duty Tough Work is the most infamous podcast on planet earth, focusing on hip-hop culture, personal-development, and humor. The results are comical, educational, and inspiring. No shuckin', no jivin', and no bulls#@t.

Language:

English


Episodes

277: Why Nas and Hit-Boy Succeeded

1/23/2022
As lifetime fans (and sometimes critics) of Nas, we were both excited when he dropped his brand new album "Magic" on Christmas Eve. The project was his third consecutive with producer Hit-Boy and forced us to admit that the Nas and Hit-Boy pairing has been a huge success. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic use interview clips from Nas and Hit-Boy to break down exactly why their collaboration has been so successful thus far. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:19

276: Why Rappers Hate Jobs

1/16/2022
While most rappers would love to be able to live exclusively off their art, the vast majority will not have the financial success to make it work. Yet many have no desire to get a "regular" job. In this episode, we break down why so many rappers are reluctant to take on a job that would help stabilize their lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:10

275: The Artist Advice Hour Live Stream

1/2/2022
New years eve edition of The Artist Advice Hour live stream where Blueprint answers questions, takes phone calls, and interviews Curly Castro and Tino. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:41:37

274: Bad Teachers

12/19/2021
Often times, we place blame on the student when they fail to learn the material presented to them. But what if the problem is the teacher? In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the different types of bad teachers and what made their style of teaching fail to connect. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:29

273: The Spotify Wrap Up Dilemma

12/5/2021
For the last few years, Spotify has published their year-end wrap up, where fans see which artists they've listened to the most and artists see how many fans are listening to them. And while this is cause for celebration for one set of artists, it has created anxiety and anger in others. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down why artists are so mad about Spotify's year end wrap up lists and how to stop it from happening. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:45:05

272: Making a Career Pivot

11/28/2021
One of the biggest casualties of the pandemic has been the music industry. Between venues closing, tours being cancelled, and vinyl manufacturing times being delayed, every artist has felt the effects. In this episode, Blueprint breaks down what he saw that made him decide to get his CDL and shares some funny stories and lessons about the process. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:20:49

271: Why Do Rappers Keep Getting Shot?

11/21/2021
When Memphis rapper Young Dolf was killed this week, it reminded us of the huge violence problem that exists in certain segments of hip-hop. In short, too many rappers are losing their lives too soon. This week, we break down ten reasons why this is happening and our ideas on how to fix it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:42

270: Should Hip-Hop Artists Unionize?

11/14/2021
Every month or two a story circulates that reveals a bad deal that a hip-hop artist signed in hopes of getting an opportunity in the industry. As bad as these deals are, most people have no idea how to prevent these types of things from happening. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic discuss the idea of what a hip-hop union would look like and what the benefits would be if it came to fruition. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:16

269: Before You Go All-In

10/24/2021
This week, the Wall Street Journal shared an article about the struggle that the vast majority of content creators have in making money. While sobering, the article offers many great lessons to any creative. In this episode, we break down six things you must understand before you go all in to pursue your craft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:43

268: Album Reviews Four

10/17/2021
It's been almost a year since we've done an album reviews episode, so we decided to bring it back. This week we're reviewing albums from Kanye, Curly Castro, Common, Nas, and Cesar Comanche & Poe Mack. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:21

267: Should You Mix and Master Your Own Music?

10/10/2021
One of the biggest things technology has done to the music industry is making software for recording, mixing, and mastering more affordable and accessible. Once upon a time, the only people mixing and mastering were trained engineers, but now everyone can dabble in it. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic speak about the pros and cons of mixing and mastering your own music and whether it's a good idea to take on. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:07

266: The Artist Advice Hour Episode Two

10/5/2021
Last week, we did our second installment of our youtube live stream show, The Artist Advice Hour, where we invite our listeners to ask Blueprint questions via email, youtube, or call in. Since we didn't record a new episode of the show this week, we decided to upload the audio from this so our listeners would have something to listen to this week. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:33:56

265: Pursuing Art With a Full-Time Job

9/26/2021
One of the most sensitive topics for artists is working a full-time job. On one hand we all agree they are necessary to make money, but on the other hand they sap the time and energy you could be putting into your art. In this episode, we break down ten realities that an artist must understand to maximize their time working a full time job if they ever want to make the transition to becoming a full-time artist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:09:46

264: Ten People You Should Never Follow On Social Media

9/19/2021
Although we've spoken about social media many times on this podcast, we've never spoken about how who to follow and who to not follow on social media. In this episode, we break down the ten types of people you should never follow on social media and why. Let's go! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:55

263: The Mr Dibiase Cheat Code

9/12/2021
The Low End Theory weekly event in Los Angeles shed light into one of the most important and influential movements that hip-hop production has ever seen. Their podcast rose to the top of iTunes and their sold out weekly event sparked a worldwide movement. Los Angeles producer Dibiase's forward-thinking sampling and unmistakable drum swing made him an integral part of the movement along with names like Flying Lotus, Gaslamp Killer, Ras G, and Samiyam. In this episode, Blueprint sits down with...

Duration:01:49:00

262: How To Be a Better Music Producer

9/5/2021
Making beats is one of the most rewarding musical endeavors, but also one of the most challenging, especially at the beginning stages. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down ten tips for music producers they wished somebody told them when they first started out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:02

261: The Direct-To-Fan Revolution

8/29/2021
As more and more artists realize that putting all of their eggs in the music streaming basket isn't as lucrative as they would like it to be due to the low pay out rates, many are searching for alternative ways to survive in the music industry. One of the ways that is growing more popular every year is one that never actually went anywhere--selling direct to fans. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic discuss the recent shifts in the industry have made it easier than ever for artists to...

Duration:00:58:34

260: How Jadakiss Defeated Dipset

8/15/2021
The internet was buzzing last week from the versuz battle between The Lox and Dipset crews. By the time it was all said and done, one thing was clear--the majority of fans felt that Jadakiss of the Lox had stolen the show and along with it Dipset's thunder. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the strategies Jadakiss used on stage to impress so many people and help his crew come out victorious. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:12

259: The Creative Genius of Biz Markie

8/8/2021
With the passing of hip-hop Biz Markie, hip-hop fans mourned the loss of a legendary artist and contributor to the artform. And while many of the tributes about him have focused on his iconic song catalog, we decided to pay tribute to Biz by breaking down his creative genius and explain what made his work so special. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:00

258: How Work Can Ruin Relationships

7/25/2021
Although we all must work to build a better live for ourselves, there comes a point where our work lives can become harmful to our relationships. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down all the ways we subconsciously ruin healthy relationships with our work-related decisions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:03