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Super Duty Tough Work is a hip-hop podcast featuring MC/Producer Blueprint and Dj Rare Groove where we offer our unique (and usually funny) perspective on current events in hip-hop. No shuckin', no jivin', and no bullshit. Subscribe, bitches.

Super Duty Tough Work is a hip-hop podcast featuring MC/Producer Blueprint and Dj Rare Groove where we offer our unique (and usually funny) perspective on current events in hip-hop. No shuckin', no jivin', and no bullshit. Subscribe, bitches.
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Columbus, OH

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Super Duty Tough Work is a hip-hop podcast featuring MC/Producer Blueprint and Dj Rare Groove where we offer our unique (and usually funny) perspective on current events in hip-hop. No shuckin', no jivin', and no bullshit. Subscribe, bitches.

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English


Episodes

142: The Problem with Just Enough

1/20/2019
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We have recently discovered a disease that is responsible for quietly killing the dreams of millions of people--it is the disease of "just enough." This disease is characterized by a person who is talented enough to go above and beyond, settling for just enough in all aspects of their life. After doing just enough for a long time, it becomes normal causing a slew of side effects. In this episode, we dive deep into the problem with just enough and why it may be hurting you more than you think.

Duration:00:53:54

141: Investing in Yourself

1/14/2019
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No matter how long you've been doing something, there comes a time when you have to get more serious about it. And part of getting more serious means investing in yourself. From money, to time, to skill building--investing in yourself is a must. In this episode we break down why investing in yourself is so important and what happens when you don't.

Duration:00:49:09

140: The Four Pillars of Discipline

1/8/2019
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In a world where creating goals is much easier than achieving them, people who are disciplined tend to be the most successful. Thankfully, discipline isn't something people are born with, which means that even if you don't have it now you can start developing it at any time. This episode is about developing discipline and to make sure that the goals you have set lend themselves to a higher degree of discipline.

Duration:00:25:56

139: Fan Questions Part Two

1/1/2019
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The most infamous podcast on planet earth would like to wish all of our listeners a Happy New Year. As a special thank you, we decided to do another installment of our "Fan Questions" series (where we answers the questions of all those who left messages on the Super Duty Tough Work hotline) and we also speak about setting three goals for the year. If you're on Soundcloud, feel free to post your goals! 2000-and-grind-teen is here, folks. Let's get it!

Duration:01:05:55

138: The Best Free Gifts

12/25/2018
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Under normal circumstances, the most infamous podcast would take this week off, but this year we decided to drop a Christmas-themed episode. Since it's the season for giving, we are talking about the best free gifts this week. How to give to the people you care about without spending a dime. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of our listeners across the globe.

Duration:00:32:18

137: Why You Can't Sleep

12/19/2018
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As the seasons change and the days get shorter and shorter, we've now entered the time of year when people's sleeping patterns take a turn for the worse. This will wreck your productivity if you don't get it in control. In this episode, the most infamous podcast on planet earth breaks down why you can't sleep because we are tired of people complaining about it! Get it together, folks!

Duration:00:50:35

136: Is Spotify for Suckers?

12/11/2018
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Among artists, Spotify is always a touchy subject. Some artists hate it and others love it. Last week, Spotify was buzzing among artists again when artists started sharing their Spotify plays, which caused another group of artists to circulate a meme referring to them as suckers. Is spotify for suckers? We wouldn't be the most infamous podcast on planet earth if we didn't talk about it.

Duration:00:53:02

135: Why Moving to a Bigger City Rarely Works

12/4/2018
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If you grew up in anywhere that's not a major city and have been active in your art scene for while, you will inevitably reach a point where you are thinking about relocating to a bigger city to "make it." We have seen dozens of artists fail at this and a handful succeed. In this episode, we break down why moving to a new city is rarely successful for artists. Lets go!

Duration:01:00:10

134: What Drives You?

11/28/2018
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No matter what your passion is, there will be times when you question whether the time you put into it is worth it. During those moments of doubt, it's best to revisit exactly what it is that drives your passion. In this episode, we break down the importance of having a "why" and how to figure out what yours is if you haven't already. Let's go!

Duration:00:19:05

133: Less Networking, More Relationship Building

11/20/2018
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Once upon a time, the term networking had a positive connotation. Now, when most people think about networking or attending "networking" events in the music industry, a feeling of cynicism and fills the air as they imagine a room full of thirsty people begging a couple of industry insiders to get "put on." It doesn't have to be that way. We recommend less networking and more relationship building. In this episode, we break down the difference.

Duration:01:08:05

132: What We've Learned From The Podcast

11/13/2018
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We've come a long way on this podcast in the last two years. So far that sometimes we don't take a second back and reflect on what we've learned. Well, thankfully friend of the podcast and former guest, Hubert Sawyers, asked us to speak about what doing this podcast has changed our perspective on the music industry and what the long-term plan is for the podcast. We let a lot of cats out the bag in this episode. Dive in!

Duration:00:52:23

131: Weeding Out People Who Aren't Serious

11/7/2018
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No matter what business you're in, you will inevitably run into people who aren't serious about supporting your product or service. These people waste your time, money, and energy. The solution is to develop a methodology for weeding them out, so that you can spend your valuable time with those who are serious. In this episode we breakdown four techniques for weeding out people who aren't serious. Let's go!

Duration:01:07:40

129: Following Your Gut

10/24/2018
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There are not a lot of guaranteed things in life. In fact, much of what winds up working out can be attributed to trusting your instinct and just rolling with it. While following your gut sounds great, it's not always as easy as it seems. In this episode, Blueprint breaks down exactly why following your gut is one of the important things you can do creatively.

Duration:00:36:59

128: Advice to Writers

10/17/2018
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No matter what medium you may express yourself on, writing is a skill at the core of it all. The better you can write, the more effective you will be in expressing yourself and your vision. In this episode, we share ten big lessons we've learned about writing that we wish someone would have told us when we started out. Dive in!

Duration:01:07:16

127: Celebrating Success

10/2/2018
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We speak about working more effectively and professionally quite a bit on this podcast, but one aspect of that we haven't covered is what to do after you achieve your goals. While most driven people are no strangers to hard work, they are often strangers to taking the proper time to celebrate their successes. In this episode, we break down what prevents us from celebrating our successes and how to do it properly. Let's go!

Duration:00:57:22

126: No More Bands in Hip-Hop

9/25/2018
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Even though Hip-hop is one of the most popular genres of music across the globe, it may be one of the least respected in terms of it's live performances. There are rappers who put on great shows and others who barely even try. This has led many to wonder why there isn't more live instrumentation at hip-hop shows. In this episode, we break down six reasons you don't see more live bands at hip-hop shows.

Duration:00:56:32

125: Thirty Ain't the New Twenty

9/18/2018
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When you're young, there tends to be a belief that you have all the time in the world to do what needs to be done to build a great life for yourself, but as you get older you start to realize that maybe that isn't the case. Even worse you have people popularizing phrases like "30 is the new twenty." In this episode, we break down some words from entrepreneur Jack Ma and speak about why certain things need to be done at certain times if you really want to win in life. Let's go!

Duration:01:06:44

124: Dealing With Rude People

9/12/2018
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Like it or not, at some point in your life you will have to deal with rude people. Whether they are a stranger or somebody that you know, there are times when they can seem like they're everywhere, constantly trying your patience. In this episode, we break down ten tips for dealing with rude and inconsiderate people so you don't end up smacking the crap out of somebody. Shout out to DJ Criminal for the topic! Lets go!

Duration:01:15:25

123: Why People Don't Respect You

9/5/2018
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In light of the passing of the queen of soul Aretha Franklin and some previous conversations, we thought this would be a perfect time to talk about respect. Some people have a lot of it, some people have none at all, and other people wish they were more respected. Why does this happen? Well, in this episode, we break down the real reasons you're having problems getting your proper respect and explain how to fix it!

Duration:01:01:45

122: How Making Beats Has Changed

8/29/2018
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In the winter of 1996, Blueprint bought his first sampler and began his journey as a hip-op beat-maker. During the last twenty years, things have changed tremendously; some for the better and some for the worse. In this episode, we dive deep into what the landscape looked like 20 years ago and how much it's changed for the people who are making beats now.

Duration:01:24:10