Through The Crate
Episode 23 - Run the Culture Savagely
In this episode we review three albums we've listened to most during that week: RTJ3, Culture, and SweetSexySavage. We also dive into some of the singles we heard most about (Lupe, Rick Ross, and Missy). Lastly, we quickly cover some of the news we heard about Jay Z selling Tidal and 50 Cents fight with bankruptcy. Listen and enjoy!
Episode 21 - Recap Party Pt. 2 - Grammy Nods
In this episode, we continue the Recap Party with a discussion of the standout events from 2016 as well as the Hip Hop and R&B grammy nods. Listen, laugh and discuss with us!
Episode 20 - 2016 Recap Party
In part 1 of our season finale, we invited a few friends to end the year with a bang. We go over our top 5, bottom 5 and notable albums for the year of 2016. From Anderson Paak to Young Jeezy, Chance the Rapper to Young Thug, you'll hear some really interesting conversations in this episode. Plus its hilarious! Listen and enjoy!
Episode 18 - Delayed but Not Forgotten Vol. 2
In this edition of delayed episodes, we discuss albums like Big Baby D.R.A.M., Danny Brown's Atrocity Exhibition, to Dave East's Kyrie Chanel. We also went down the rabbit hole of Eminem's lengthy Campaign Speech. We eventually climbed out of that hole by diving into Drake's out of the blue songs (Fake Love, Two Birds One Stone, Sneakin') and how he's throwing shots at Pusha T and Kid Cudi. Take a listen! Let us know what you think!
Episode 16 - The Sun's Magnificent Coloring Debate
In this episode, we dive into the long awaited debut album from Isaiah Rashad, The Sun's Tirade. We also cover the largest festival to hit the Southside of Chicago, Magnificent Coloring Day. And lastly, we cover some of hiphop's latest news - Meek vs Game, Timbaland leaving Empire, and over course, the Presidential Debate. Lots of fun in this episode! Let us know what you think!
Ep 14 - Did Hip Hop Christmas Come Early?
There was so much music to go through for this episode we barely made it through! From Frank Ocean’s Blond, to Vince Staples Prima Donna, there was a ton to cover. Plus, we added in some hip hop news, covering Chris Brown’s recent arrest. This was a fun episode! More to come in the next one! Stay tuned!!
Episode 13 - Dumb Beefs with No Individuality
The saga continues with a new foe added to the story. Drake vs Joe vs New York, where Drake decides its ok to diss people in their own city (Drake's grown some huge cojones). We also cover what it means to be unique as well as individuality in hip hop. LISTEN, RATE, REVIEW AND ENJOY!!!
Episode 10 - Can I Live?
In light of recent events, we dedicated this episode to the many high profile shootings involving police. We dive into the impact this has had on our community and ways we can all make a difference to prevent this from happening in the future. It's always best to make sure we brainstorm solutions and calls to action when attacking these issues because it's become more than a matter of "hashtaging" our way to freedom.
Episode 4 - Awkward Start, but Respeck My Name
Episode 4! RESPECK OUR NAME! ALL TREE OF YALL!! Talks of the infamous Birdman interview, A$AP Ferg, Twenty88, Desiigner's Panda becoming #1 on the billboard charts and the comparisons to Future, as well as a look into streaming services: what they mean and whats happening to the way we consume music. Here are links to everything we've talked about this episode: Birdman's Breakfast Club Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jLT7GQYNhI Twenty88 (Big Sean and Jhene Aiko):...
Episode 1 - Intro to Through The Crate
Welcome to Through the Crate! Our very first episode ever! Where we sift through cultural and current events through the hiphop lens! In this episode we're under the influence and talking our shit. Come dig through the crate with us!