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Joe Budden and his friends Rory & Mal sit down every week to discuss life, music, sex, and more. Tune in and follow along the crazy adventures of these very random friends.

Joe Budden and his friends Rory & Mal sit down every week to discuss life, music, sex, and more. Tune in and follow along the crazy adventures of these very random friends.
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Joe Budden and his friends Rory & Mal sit down every week to discuss life, music, sex, and more. Tune in and follow along the crazy adventures of these very random friends.




Episode 163 | "Attachment 1"

Slow news week? No problem for Joe, Rory and Mal. They begin this weeks episode by recapping "DP" and attempt to cover the Royal Wedding (12:45). Also, should Tekashi69 be allowed to perform at Summer Jam? Mal believes he should but Joe and Rory argue otherwise (1:09:06). And last week, Joe spent some time in Miami and came back with several questions. Are long distance relationships sustainable (46:57)? And what is proper etiquette for responding to nudes (1:20:56)? You don’t want to miss...


Episode 162 | "Revolt Boyz"

Revolt boyz in the building (not really)! Joe kicks off this weeks episode discussing his Revolt deal as Rory and Mal congratulate him and let the jokes fly (10:10). Also, Tidal has been accused of manipulating and enhancing their streaming numbers for certain artist, which leads the crew to speculate. In addition, another streaming service, Spotify has decided to remove R.Kelly and XxxTentacion from all playlist (33:24). And friend of the show, Cardi B seems to be surrounded by drama as...


Episode 161 | "Joethos"

This week, Joe, Rory, and Mal begin with the MET Gala and recapped some of the outfits that your favorite entertainers wore (4:41). Also, Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” video became a viral moment which led them to discuss the impact and talent of Gambino (34:50). And a lot of new music was released this past week, Joe covers Royce da 5’9, Rae Sremmurd, and Desiigner's new projects(1:04:58). Another loaded episode, enjoy! Other topics include: -Crooked I Interview (1:21:01) -Is...


Episode 160 | "Factory, Factoid, Fendi"

No time was wasted on this weeks episode, as Joe, Rory, and Mal address the Kanye situation immediately. They discuss Kanye’s interview with Charlemagne and his TMZ meltdown and decide it’s time to cancel Kanye West (2:53). Joe then addresses Chance the Rapper and others, who attempted to defend Kanye (33:15). Also, is Black Twitter trying to cancel Issa Rae? The guys discuss her stance on black women dating Asian men (53:37). And Joe announces that Slaughterhouse is over (1:28:53)....


Episode 159 | "Cleared"

This week, Joe had a lot to get off of his chest. He, Rory and Mal begin with Kanye’s latest antics, Joe questions why no other prominent media personality challenges Kanye but instead gives him a pass for his behaviour (6:53). He also addresses Rosenberg’s Twitter comments regarding the podcast (35:13). Also, J.Cole dropped his latest album “KOD” and the guys decide he may be the most difficult rapper to judge and Joe also compares J.Cole to himself (46:13). And lastly, former member of...


Episode 158 | "Tim Hortons?"

This week, Joe clarifies his stance on Nicki Minaj as he, Rory and Mal discuss Nicki’s latest music and Joe proclaims that the Barbz are back! (6:40). Also, J.Cole has announced that he’s dropping an album on 4/20 and unlike his previous albums Joe has a theory that J.Cole is ready to compete again (31:49). And what does Drake’s new album Scorpion mean? The guys have no idea but they do speculate on its meaning (1:05:57). Again, a day late. But always on time! New “Do We Have Sleepers?”...


#AfterThoughts w/ Eric Bellinger: "This Gon' Be Your Favorite Song" | The Joe Budden Podcast

#AfterThoughts w/ Eric Bellinger: "This Gon' Be Your Favorite Song" | The Joe Budden Podcast by Joe Budden, Rory, & Mal


Episode 157 | "Dip It Low"

This episode Joe, Rory, and Mal begin with Cardi B’s debut album, the impact she’s had (5:00) and Nicki Minaj’s strategic decision to release new music immediately after Cardi (20:47). Unfortunately, former “friend of the show” Sabrina Claudio has been linked to tweeting racist statements and the guys give their take on it (51:14). Also, an NBA veteran makes a rookie mistake and is caught cheating on his pregnant girlfriend. Yes, you’ve guessed it, the guys break down the Tristian Thompson...


Episode 156 | "Freaky Man"

Although most of the media has decided not to discuss Fabolous and Emily B’s situation, Joe, Rory, and Mal don’t shy away from covering the incident. They discuss the seriousness of the allegations and give their thoughts on the matter (8:48). New music from Cardi B and The Weeknd dropped this past week and the guys give their take on it (41:38). And unfortunately, “Friend of The Show”, Safaree was recently robbed, Joe shares his thoughts and concerns (1:29:14). Due to a previously...


Episode 155 | "Daily Mail"

On this week’s episode, Joe, Rory, and Mal had a lot to discuss without any interruptions from Billy. They started off with Cardi B and the revealing of her album cover. They also discuss the “Strategic Marketing” behind her roll-out and if the album is being rushed (4:58). Also, Is Tekashi69 really the hottest rapper? Surprisingly, Joe gives his thoughts on the self-proclaimed “King of New York” and makes a comparison between Tekashi and one of the biggest hip hop artist to live (24:06)....


After Thoughts | "Do We Have AfterThought Sleepers?"

After Thoughts | "Do We Have AfterThought Sleepers?" by Joe Budden, Rory, & Mal


Episode 154 | "Strategic Marketing"

Guess who’s back! Joe, Rory, and Mal are joined by Bridget Kelly to discuss this week’s topics which kicked off with DJ Envy vs Desus and Mero, plus Envy’s beef with Rory (12:37)? Trey Songz made headlines this week and the guys give their take on his situation (33:13). And yes, Trey Budden had bars for Joe in his new song “Thoughts After the Courtroom” and Joe reacts (1:21:08)! The guys covered a lot this episode and Bridget was great as usual, so tune in! Salute. Other topics include:...


After Thoughts | "SMFH"



Episode 153 | "La di da di da"

This week Joe, Rory, and Mal discuss the biggest headlines within the culture starting off with Big Sean and Jhene Aiko’s rumored break-up (15:32). Juelz Santana found himself in an awkward situation this past week which caused him to flee from an airport, the guys discuss (1:10:30). And is Joe disloyal? After Royce da 5’9’s interview on Rap Radar, some are questioning Joe’s loyalty to Eminem. Joe responds to Royce and to those who believe he isn’t loyal(1:31:47). When it’s all said and...


After Thoughts | "Cut Off"

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After Thoughts | "Enhancement"

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Episode 152 | "What Would You Do If Your Son Was At Home?"

Once again it’s on! This week Joe, Rory, and Mal discuss Charlamagne’s beef with Mal and the headlines from the Oscars (5:00). Tory Lanez dropped his sophomore album this past week and the guys give their thoughts on it as well as Tory’s interview at the Breakfast Club (40:55). Rick Ross’s medical scare caught everyone off guard which allowed Joe to reflect on how important Ross is to his life (56:17). And who’s the best group in Hip Hop right now? The Migos or Rae Sremmurd? The guys...


Episode 151 | "Vicious Cycle"

This week Joe, Rory and and Mal had plenty to discuss but started off with brother Leonard (Charlamagne) and Mo’Nique’s Breakfast Club interview (2:57). The guys also give an update on “Hurt Bae” and the current status of their situation and Joe breaks down the do’s and don’t’s of a break-up (17:27). And yes, Safaree and his recent antics are discussed on this week’s episode (53:22). Also, a very important guest calls into the show to discuss Wale’s latest music (1:21:26). Other topics...


Episode 150 | "Shrimp LaCafe"

This week Joe, Rory, and Mal had plenty to discuss and you won’t want to miss a minute of it. Starting off with their recap of the NBA All-Star weekend and Fergie’s unforgettable national anthem performance (5:38). Hell Rell was caught slippin’ at a restaurant and the guys react on his physical altercation which was caught on video (45:48). Is Blac Chyna the new Kim K? No. Nobody thinks that, but the guys do react to her alleged sex tape and grades the performance (1:06:32). And Drake’s...


Episode 149 | "High Flyer"

This week Joe, Rory, and Mal covered a wide range of topics but start off by discussing the first ever BET Social Awards! We’d like to thank the listeners for voting for us in the category of “The Best Podcast” (2:54) Salute to you all. Last week, Quincy Jones dropped the most-talked about interview of the year. If you’re familiar with the interview, you’re aware that Quincy made a lot of bold statements and the guys decide what’s to be believed and what’s not (21:10). Jhene Aiko revealed...


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