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Meek Mill's Rise from Jail - Best Hip Hop of 93, Women of Hip Hop from Back in the Day

On this last episode of our first season, we finish with a discussion on Meek Mill's rise from Jail. We also finish off with our favorite albums of 93 - lastly women of Hip Hop back in the day compared to today


The Beauty of Hip Hop, Das and Suge, and more about the biz

In this 4th episode, we talk about the beauty of Hip Hop and those who have provided something great to it. We also get into a discussion about Das and Suge now that his in Jail. Should record label CEOs in Hip Hop run a hood model business or a business?


Hip Hop Nostalgia, Props to the East Coast

We get nostalgic about old school Hip Hop, a little on Too Short's transition through the years, our props to the East Coast who started this game.


Hip Hop Heavy Weights, Bay Area Rap News and More

On this episode we (part 2 of 5 parts) we celebrate a year since we started our podcast. We also talk about the heavy weights in Hip Hop and some Bay Area rap news.


Hip Hop's Flashy & Foolish - a quick spotligh on Ice Cube's new release, and more beefs

Hip Hop's Flashy & Foolish - a quick spotlight on Ice Cube's new release, and more beefs. A little on Drake and Ye's beef Our opinion on where Ye stands today in Hip Hop


SF Carnaval stories, social media head ons, controversy and is Kanye still Kanye?

SF Carnaval stories today's social media poking on others hard compared to how Hip Hop artists used to battle and also discussion about how we've lost Hip Hop gods through some bullshit this vs. that What about 50 Cent who like to get at people to create controversy Takashi and his relevance or lack there of Kanye - does anyone know what's up? Joe Budden not coming out of retirement and his knowledge of everything Everyone has a platform and nobody is safe


Cigars, Maryjane and some Hip Hop beef

Cigar: Ave Maria (bought at Cigar International) Mary Jane experiments - Big Chris has been into weed lately so he explain his experiment. Cannabis business / Chris' friend in the biz - check him out at: @highsmen_ social media what can happen when you think you bad - watch out! Das and Suge Knight beef and business models in Hip Hop and respect and other stories


Cigars, weed, Hawaii, cost of living

In this episode, we catch up and talk some cigars (Sweet Jane), and some talk on weed. CRB catches us up on his Hawaii trip. This is 1 of 4 episodes so enjoy!


Money, Relationships, Relevance in Hip Hop

On this episode, we continue the discussion on top artists in the industry Latest Jay-Z / Beyonce Therapy album Long lasting relationship goals in Hip Hop J Prince / Memoir The artist who burns through money The Mill Ticket advice Nasir / Nas opinion compared to other albums he's released Kanye West as a producer


Tekashi69 response to Luda and most successful artists in Hip Hop

On this episode of Cigars and Hip Hop, we discuss Tekashi69 (though it is not Big Chris' favorite subject) we talk on his response to Ludacris and how the young rapper just can't keep beef off his back. We also talk about the biggest money makers and successful moguls of Hip Hop.


Hip Hop Groups/Artists who reach their peak & thoughts on Eminem/MGK diss battle

Hip Hop groups/artists and their peak, group breakups and discussion about MCs who took their individual show on the road. More stories from Big Chris Our thoughts on Eminem's and MGK's diss battle


Hip Hop Producers, Beefs and Diss Battles

In this episode we discuss Hip Hop producers such as Kanye West and others in the industry. Why Hip Hop artists are only bound for 3 major albums in their career life. We also discuss Hip Hop beef and disses through battle rap.


J. Prince's Book, Nipsey Hussle and 12 Savage beef - what cigar are we smoking?

In this quick episode Frank gives talks about J Prince's new book, The Art of Respect, the beef between Nipsey Hussle and what cigar he has recently enjoyed.


American Politics in 2018, MCs that could have delivered more, cigars we're smoking

American politics in 2018, a discussion on immigration as all the people of America and bad politics. MCs that came into the game and left the game but could have made it had they gotten better production and or management. Cigar’s we’re currently smoking including Leaf by Oscar, Verocu Tatuaje.


Cigar palete, Nas, Tupac, and a bit on politics on the level

On this episode of Cigars and Hip Hop Big Chris discusses cigar strengths, cleansing your palete and other cigar insight. We also have a dicussion about Nas and recent reviews of his album, some aledged issues and views on bringing about these pubicly or not. By comparison, we shed light on Tupac compared to Nas when it comes to bring their issues to the rap game. The last topic brings us to discuss current issues affecting our society.


Pusha T and Drake Beef in our opinion, and the cigar band, leave it? Take it off?

In this part 2 episode, we give you our own opinion of the Pusha T and Drake beef and then some. I know you've heard and read about it but we get into some deeper issues. We also, of course, talk about cigars to discuss that burning question about the cigar band, do you leave it? or take it off? Enjoy the show!


Great Hip Hop groups of the Golden Age, today's groups and what cigars we're smoking

What's up Cigars and Hip Hop Fam! On this 1 episode of 4 parts we discuss the great groups of the Golden Age including, Leaders of the new school, Wu-tang, NWA, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill, Bone thugs and Harmony compared to groups today. We also get into Hip Hop as a genre where story were told compared to today's rap which when combined with Social media and braggadocio personas, it just comes down to your material wealth. What are we smoking? Take a listen


Pryhme, A$AP Ferg, DJ Premier, Cannabis, legendary Hip Hop documentaries and more

On this Episode 4 we talk about Cannabis. We explore the goods vs. the bads when used irresponsibly. In this last episode of a 4-part series, we also jump into discuss the documentaries that captured Hip Hop and even a book mentioned by Big Chris.


Part 3/ Top Ladies of Hip Hop Continued, Hip Hop today and the craft that once was, cigars and moonrocks

This part 3 continuing the discussion of the top ladies of Hip Hop. We discuss the top 5 and some who follow down the list. The complexities of these ladies and what they brought to the game. We also get into Hip Hop today, a subject that never gets old to us but also the fact that the craft is somehow missing its original fire. But we also talk about those still trying to keep that true feel of a Hip Hop that once was and which will lives in many of our music lists. Of course, we have...


What we have been listening to, what we smoking and top ladies of Hip Hop of all time

In part 2 of this 4 part episode we move on to talk about what we've listening to lately including Easy-E & Rosay. We also take a quick turn into NAS, KRS-One, MC Shan. Later in the show we discuss some Tatuaje cigars, tips for the pro and newbie out there. And then, we get started on topic #2 of this four-part podcast, the top ladies of Hip Hop of all time. Listen in and enjoy the show!