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Playlist: Biggie Remixes | Episode 71

Just a few short days after Notorious BIG’s birthday (May 21), here’s a playlist of dope remixes to celebrate! Happy 45th Big we miss you! Episode Playlist: Notorious BIG – “Juicy” (JeeJuh x JMack Remix) Notorious BIG – “Machine Gun Funk” (Woody’s Produce Remix) Notorious BIG – “Dead Wrong” (Soul Pete Remix) Notorious BIG –...

Duration: 00:27:57

Playlist: Happy. | Episode 70

This week everything is amazing and I wanted to share some music with you that reflected that. Hope you all enjoy this! -Mack Episode Playlist: Koncept & McNasty – “Gone” Flawless Real Talk – “Intruder” Quartermaine – “Get Me Down” Gizelle (@GizzyWorldWide) – “Shine” (cover) Buddy – “Shine” Nef The Pharaoh – “On My Way”...

Duration: 00:33:59

April Twenty Ninth | Episode 69

Last week marked the 25th Anniversary of the acquittal of the four officers who beat Rodney King and the Los Angeles riots. JMack recounts his memories of that day. Episode Playlist: King Los ft. Marsha Ambrosius – “War” Bobby Sessions – “Black America” J. Dilla – “F*** The Police” 2Pac – “Crooked N*** Too”...

Duration: 00:32:49

On The Patio | Episode 68

Grab a couple cold ones and sit on the patio at the local bar with us. Has Kendrick Lamar reached “GOAT” status? Also, K.Dot vs. 2Pac, Beyonce’s longevity, the Facebook Live shooter and more. Episode Playlist: 2Pac – “Old School” (Cookin Soul Remix) Notorious BIG – “Big Poppa” (Emiljo A.C. Remix) Nas & Damian Jr Gong...

Duration: 01:04:55

Album Review: Damn. | Episode 67

Our review of Kendrick Lamar’s latest album “Damn.” as we were rollin in the car. What we’re your thoughts on the album? Episode Playlist: Cadillac Freeze – “This Feeling” Freeway ft. Dave East – “Hold The Fort” Gods’Illa ft. Stic Man of Dead Prez & Joe.D – “Plugged” Anik Khan – “Kites”

Duration: 00:29:37

The B-Side | Episode 66

Mack forgot to stop recording on Episode 64, here’s a little piece of what happens in The Basement when recording stops with a playlist of tracks at the end! Enjoy! Episode Playlist: Matt Citron – “New Reign” Wuntayk Timmy – “Regular” Gold Link – “New Black” (Shagabond Remix) Freddie Gibbs – “Andrea” Dizzy Wright –...

Duration: 00:37:36

Playlist: Peanuts | Episode 65

A random conversation about the love and relationships within the Peanuts cartoon. Episode Playlist: Wale – “The Perfect Plan” Innanet James – “Only Human” Anh – “Light” Mazhe – “Shit Talk” Sean Price – “Bobby MC Bars” Illajide ft. Clear Soul Forces – “Dinner Time” Ad.D+ – “When Paris Smokes”

Duration: 00:28:53

Playlist: RAPRAPRAP | Episode 60

A playlist full of an HOUR of RAP, RAP and more RAP. New full episode the whole team coming soon! Episode Playlist: Joyner Lucas ft. Busta Rhymes – “Jumanji” K.A.A.N. x Logic ft. Castro – “Disgusting Kaancepts” (Remix) Sam Gellaitry- “Arriba” (Lege Kale Remix) Amine – “Caroline” Elujay w/ Just Rese- “EBMUD” Cadillac Freeze...

Duration: 00:49:15

Breaks | Episode 59

It’s a messy one. We hope you have fun with it! We’ll be back soon enough!

Duration: 01:26:54

Playlist: MOAR | Episode 58

Back at it with a VERY important announcement for all of you! LET’S GO! Episode Playlist: Sean Price – “Rap Professor” Flawless Real Talk – “Tax Season” Audio Push ft. Musiq Soulchild – “Praise You” Yelawolf ft. Ben Hameen – “Soul Everyday” Larry Fisherman ft. Cee Lo – “We” Koncept – “Time To Go”

Duration: 00:26:27

The Art Of Rap | Episode 57

We checked out the last stop of the Art of Rap Festival in Detroit. It wasn’t what we expected. Check out the YouTube Video here, and listen to the episode in the Podcast! Episode Playlist: Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5 – “Superrappin'” EPMD – “Crossover” Naughty By Nature – “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”...

Duration: 00:32:38

Playlist: Summer Madness | Episode 56

We put together another playlist episode with a chill summer vibe to calm that “Summer Madness”. More episodes EVERY week! Episode Playlist: Big L – “MVP” (Summer Madness Remix) Denmark Vessey & Gensu Dean – “Whole Food” Phil Swish ft. Choice Gaines & DJ DDT – “Die Enormous” Loaf Muzik – “Timeless” PHORA — “Halos...

Duration: 00:30:46

The Wall | Episode 55

We dive deeper into the topic about the “hip-hop wall” and creating a manifesto for a new genre of rap. Episode Playlist: Bobby Sessions – “Peyton Manning” Common – “Chi City” Snoop Dogg – “Coolaid”

Duration: 00:52:31

Snap Judgement | Episode 54

This week we talk about SnapChat, the Joe Budden vs. Drake Beef, and putting up a wall up on the Canadian border. Episode Playlist: Joe Budden – “Making a Murderer” Logic ft. Pusha T – “Wrist” Jurassic 5 – “Customer Service”

Duration: 00:50:07

Playlist: BBQ Boogie Volume 2 | Episode 53

We put together another installment of some of our favorite joints to have playing in the background when you’re having a barbecue! It’s our second installment of the BBQ Boogie! You can check out volume 1 on Episode 205 over at HoodHype! Episode Playlist: Innanet James – “Summer” 20 Syl & J. Medeiros – “That Good...

Duration: 00:34:39

Interview: Grandmaster Caz | Episode 52

The opportunity to speak to one of the most influential legends in hip-hop is one of the highest honors in this culture. So when we had the opportunity to speak with one of the greats we gave him a call. Grandmaster Caz of The Cold Crush Brothers was not only one of the very...

Duration: 00:27:28

Playlist: Instrumentalizm | Episode 51

Heres another bangin’ playlist episode full of some dope instrumentals for you to vibe out to all week! Also, Major’s Question of the Week: “In hip-hop, who’s death would have the biggest impact on you?” Episode Playlist: !llmind – “Prometheus” TEK.LUN – “That’s What Makes it Hip Hop” R-kay – “No Strings Attached” OCTOBR — “Sleepyhead”...

Duration: 00:26:11

Review: Chance The Rapper vs Big KRIT | Episode 50

Live From The Basement on the road this episode! We started off reviewing Chance The Rapper‘s highly anticipated album “Coloring Book” and ended up on Big KRIT‘s previously released “It’s Better This Way“. What are your thought’s on these two albums? Episode Playlist Chance The Rapper – “Coloring Book” Chance The Rapper ft. Kanye West...

Duration: 00:48:56

Off The Leash | Episode 49

Major gets personal and talks about his recent separation, his new adventures and how he’s “Off The Leash”. Episode Playlist: Big KRIT & Warren G – “No Static” Royce Da 5’9″ ft. K.Young – “Misses” DJ Quik ft. Shy Carter – “A New Nite (Rosecrans Groove)”

Duration: 01:00:36

Interview: Parrish Smith of EPMD | Episode 48

Here’s an INTERVIEW EPISODE for this week featuring an interview with Parrish Smith (aka PMD) of EPMD! We had a lot of fun talking with Parrish about his history with hip-hop, some of his tour stories as well as the future of EPMD, with some great music from the era throughout the episode. Twitter: @PMDofEPMD Instagram:...

Duration: 00:32:08

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