Try Premium for 30 days

Live games for all NFL, MLB, NBA, & NHL teams
Commercial-Free Music
No Display Ads
Through The Crate-logo

Through The Crate

Hip Hop Music >

More Information


Episode 46 - The Live 2017 Recap

In this episode, we review the best of hiphop in 2017. We recorded this episode live at VSOP studios and encouraged the audience to engage int he dialogue with us. We dive into the top themes, emcees, albums, and what we expect for hip hop in 2018. Listen, like, follow, and subscribe!

Duration: 01:45:06

Episode 45 - The Drunken Legacy Episode

This episode was recorded at VSOP Studios while we were all pretty inebriated, so you should have an awesome time listening to this one. The main topic we dive into are hip hop's best third albums, ranging from Outkast's Aquemini to Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly. However, the discussion takes on some really great tangents throughout that you don't want to miss! Listen, like, follow, subscribe!

Duration: 01:12:08

Episode 44 - Coolin' out with Ra Cesar

In this episode we interview Chicago's own, Ra Cesar. We talk about his influences, what he hopes to accomplish with his music and his latest project, Piotrowski Park. Listen, like, subscribe and enjoy!

Duration: 00:45:14

Episode 43 - Getting drunk with Big KRIT

Sorry for the wait! We were getting over our turkey coma! Also, this is the longest episode we've done to date, but its one of the best! In this lengthy episode we're joined by Johnny Garcia of SBX Music Group. We recorded this about 2 weeks ago at VSOP Studios in Chicago. We talk about a bunch of stuff, from Tyrese crying on the internet to more sexual harassment allegations coming to light, to Kanye West's Yeezy Sound. And lastly we dig into the amazing Big KRIT album, 4eva is a Might...

Duration: 01:21:13

Ep 42 - Lemon-Tang is for the Children

In this episode we marvel over NERD's new single, Lemon and the amazing dancer that's in the video. We also dive into how everyone from Post Malone, Migos, to Chris Brown are expected to "game the system" when it comes to sales now. Lastly, we explore how The Saga Continues with Wu-Tang.

Duration: 00:57:57

Episode 41 - Sober Tressie tries Mr. Davis

In this episode, we cover the normal bull with the whats happened in the culture, from Harvey Weinstein to Bow Wow catching multiple L's. We also have a heated discussion about Eminem's freestyle in the BET cypher. Lastly, we review the latest project from Gucci, Mr. Davis.

Duration: 01:05:07

Episode 40 - LA VanGogh

In this episode, we interviewed the very talented rapper/producer/singer L.A. VanGogh. The interview takes place at VSOP studios prior to the album release. We discussed everything from his musical influences, upbringing and finally his debut album, Everything is Subjective. The album is dropping as two episodes, and the first is available today on all streaming platforms! We decided to drop this extra episode today to make sure his fans have some insight to the album as they digest it. If...

Duration: 01:03:08

Episode 39 - Delayed but Not Forgotten Vol. 4

YUP! You've guessed it! Another volume of our Delayed but Not Forgotten series! In the fourth installment, we discuss a myriad of political and pop culture topics. From Cam Netwton's comments on women understanding sports, 21 Savage and the Slut Walk, to the unfortunate events and disasters plaguing Puerto Rico and Las Vegas. Lastly, we dive in to A Boogie with the Hoodie's Album, The Bigger Artist.

Duration: 01:08:52

Episode 38 - You Can't Put Her in a Box, It's Impossible!

In this episode, we continue discuss the what's been happening int he culture. From the Kevin Hart extortion to the continuous coverage of the national anthem protest and lack of understanding of the real issues. We also talk about two new albums that dropped on very different ends of the hiphop spectrum, Humble Beast by G Herbo and Laila's Wisdom by Rapsody. Listen, like, follow, subscribe!

Duration: 01:09:34

Episode 37 - Earthgang > Lil Uzi Vert and The NFL is Trash

In this episode we review projects from Lil Uzi Vert, Earthgang, Asap Mob and XXXtentatcion. We also discuss the incident between Michael Bennett and the Las Vegas Police Department, and how hard its been boycotting the NFL.

Duration: 01:16:51

Episode 36 - Your Frends

In this episode, we had the great pleasure of interviewing Your Frends. They're a new group coming from Chicago, consisting of three members: Tyler, Thee Unique, and Franchika. Throughout the interview, we have some fun and discuss who they are as group, what Chicago means to them and what their future holds.

Duration: 00:25:46

Episode 35 - Taylor's Appropriation & Ben's Judgment Day

In this episode, we welcome our friend Ben to discuss Dave East and ASAP Ferg. They both dropped EPs recently, making this a heavy east coast episode. Oh! We also can’t forget R Kelly's sex slave house, Cardi B making it to #1 on HipHop charts, and Taylor Swift's appropriation. Lastly, we test Ben's "hiphopness" with his top 5.

Duration: 01:07:38

Ep 34 - Drake Falls, And We Time Travel Back to the Civil War

In this episode, we talk about everything from Drake's historic run on the Billboard charts to the Charlottesville protests and Trump's diminishing administration. We also take a step back and talk about Drake and Kendrick's older discography and what makes them who they are. Listen! Like! Follow! Subscribe! Title Credit: @congletoonz

Duration: 01:06:39

Episode 33 - HBD Hip Hop and Rich People Have No Feelings

In this episode we discuss a ton of albums ranging from Amine to Meek Mill, as well as a slew of singles that were released lately. We also talk about Trump's continued stupidity and how financial stability relates to your relevancy in society/humanity. Listen, like, follow, subscribe!

Duration: 01:04:39

Episode 32 - Jay Z 4:44

In this episode, we go through Jay Z's 4:44 and all of the topics surrounding it. There's a funny dichotomy that happens with Cedric's cynical view and Tressie's optimistic/human view of the album. Cedric also dives into how Jay Z and Beyonce are the Underwoods of Hip Hop (House of Cards reference). Listen, like, enjoy!

Duration: 00:56:45

Episode 31 - Delayed but Not Forgotten Vol. 3

We recorded this episode a while ago, and unfortunately could not get it up for you guys before we went on vacation. But fear not, because we're dropping it now and our next one is on its way! In this episode we discuss the rising tension in the US, from Trump continuing to be a shitty president, Bill Maher being stupid, to the Comey testimony. Then we dive into the albums we've listened to: The GodBox, Drop Top Wop and Teenage Emotions. Listen, Like, Subscribe!

Duration: 01:09:40

Episode 30 - The Bi.... Racial Episode

In this episode we address some of the foolery thats been happening in the culture, from Funkmaster Flex bringing up old shit with 2pac, to the Bow Wow challenge. We also take it to the DMV area and review the latest albums from Wale and Logic.

Duration: 00:59:08

Episode 29 - DAMN. Amerikkka.

In this episode we discuss the most two most anticipated albums that have dropped thus far: All Amerikkkan Badass and DAMN. We discuss the growth for both Joey Badass and Kendrick Lamar, as well as how we felt about the albums and their socially conscientious content. Listen, like, subscribe!

Duration: 01:19:23

Episode 28 - Mike Gold Made Link

In this episode, we prepare for the ice age of hiphop, as Kendrick clearly shuts the game down on April 14th 2017. So in order to prepare for that, we recorded this episode the night before so we could cover some albums that dropped already that needed some shine, particularly Mike Will Made It's Ransom 2 and Goldlink's At What Cost. We also discuss some of the cultural updates that happened this week.

Duration: 01:13:50

Episode 27 - The Heart of Subliminals

In this episode, we briefly discuss albums such as Jidenna's The Chief, Future's Hndrxx, and Drake's More Life. Then we dive into Kendrick's The Heart and all the subliminals that were addressed, from Drake to Big Sean. Check us out!

Duration: 00:48:18

See More