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Super Duty Tough Work Podcast

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Created by underground hip-hop artist Blueprint, Super Duty Tough Work is the most infamous podcast on planet earth, focusing on hip-hop culture, personal-development, and humor. The results are comical, educational, and inspiring. No shuckin', no jivin', and no bulls#@t.

Created by underground hip-hop artist Blueprint, Super Duty Tough Work is the most infamous podcast on planet earth, focusing on hip-hop culture, personal-development, and humor. The results are comical, educational, and inspiring. No shuckin', no jivin', and no bulls#@t.

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Columbus, OH

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Created by underground hip-hop artist Blueprint, Super Duty Tough Work is the most infamous podcast on planet earth, focusing on hip-hop culture, personal-development, and humor. The results are comical, educational, and inspiring. No shuckin', no jivin', and no bulls#@t.

Language:

English


Episodes

299: Inspiration Versus Discipline

12/4/2022
In last week's episode with special guest Cryptic One, he stated that he didn't believe in inspiration anymore and instead practiced discipline. And although agree with him, we know there are many artists who still cling to inspiration to power their creative output. In this episode, we break down the issues with inspiration and why being disciplined is the better approach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:08

298: Reinventing Yourself with Cryptic One

11/27/2022
As one of the founding members of the legendary NYC underground hip-hop crew The Atoms Family, MC/Producer Cryptic One has been a part of a lot of classic material. From his guest appearance on Cannibal Ox’s “Cold Vein” to engineering Aesop Rock’s “Labor Days” he was primed to take a big leap as a solo artist. But a series of bad breaks shut down his label and caused him to disappear for six years. Cryptic One has returned, but with a different focus on production, reinventing himself in a...

Duration:01:19:27

297: Why You Need a Website

11/20/2022
After Twitter laid off thousands of employees this week, rumors started to circulate about whether the website would survive or go out of business. As a result, many artists, who spent years creating content and cultivating their followings on the platform started to panic, wondering what to do if twitter was no more. In this episode, we speak about the chaos at twitter and why having your own website is more important than ever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:04

296: The High Price of Getting Off Topic

10/30/2022
You would have to be living under a rock to have not heard about Kanye West's controversial comments that led to the termination of several brand deals and have likely cost him tens of millions of dollars. As they say, loose lips sink ships. In this episode, we break down how this entire situation could have been avoided if Kanye would have followed a principle we speak about frequently, which is to stay on topic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:12

295: The Truth About Networking

10/16/2022
With the internet making the world more connected than ever, it's never been easier to access prominent people. However, this access has also given rise to many people abusing that access in the name of networking. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down ten truths about networking that can save you a ton of wasted time and energy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:34

294: Why Rappers Don't Talk About Their Day Jobs

10/9/2022
Despite the rare number of rappers who have been able to turn their passion into a profession, the vast majority of rappers have day jobs. However, it is very rare to hear them actually speak about it. In fact, it seems like they do their best to keep it a secret. Why is that? In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down why the majority of rappers almost refuse to speak about their day jobs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:04

293: The 90 Days Of Discipline Results Show

10/2/2022
Three months ago, we started our annual 90 days of discipline challenge, where we choose three goals and try work at them for 90 days straight. This week, Blueprint and Illogic break down their results and play the voice mail messages from listeners who participated in the challenge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:17

292: Why You Need a Crew

9/18/2022
In this era where being successful locally isn't a requirement for success and many artists can get a lot done by themselves, the temptation is to go it alone. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the benefits of a crew and why being in one might be key to your success. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:41

291: The Difference Between Fans and Followers

9/4/2022
No matter what kind of art you create, you will likely have to use social media to bring awareness about it. It is there that you will run into some of the most confusing behavior you've ever witnessed from people. Some are crazy and vocal about your art, while others follow you silently. In this episode we break down the biggest differences between fans and followers so you can move properly out here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:03

290: The Problem with Computers and Music

8/28/2022
In a recent interview with The Guardian, Kraftwerk drummer surprised many stating that the same technology that made the group so popular ruined their creativity. With technology playing a larger role in music than ever, we decided to break down what artists can do to stop computers from ruining the beauty of music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:25

289: Bonus Tips for Music Producers

8/7/2022
Due to the strong feedback on last week's episode on song composition, we decided to do a follow-up episode with more content for music producers. In this week's episode, we break down 8 more tips for music producers to speed up their workflow and quality of their production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:35

288: Composition Tips For Producers

7/31/2022
Whether you play an instrument or chop up samples, there will be a time when you feel like your song ideas aren't being produced to their fullest potential. The answer is to tighten up your composition skills. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down ten song composition tips they've learned over their years producing hip-hop, so you don't have to the same time they did. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:07

287: How Flexible Are Your Dreams?

7/10/2022
No matter what your dreams are, there will be moments when things appear to go off track, and where it appears that you failed. But what if you hadn't actually failed and your dreams just look a little different than you planned? In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the importance of being flexible in chasing your dreams and why you may have already achieved many of them without know it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:51

286: The 90-Days of Discipline Challenge

6/19/2022
It's that time of the year again, where we challenge ourselves and our listeners to set goals and focusing on achieving them for 90 days. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic share their goals for the challenge and give instructions for how listeners can participate in the challenge and results show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:52

285: The Force Is With You

6/13/2022
Having a special talent can be a great blessing, but it can also cause stress if a person doesn't have any outlet for their talents. This often results in them thinking they need to blend into society. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down what many artists have in common with the new Obi-Wan Kenobi miniseries and how they can turn things around. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:22

284: Hitting The Rookie Wall

5/1/2022
In sports, the "rookie wall" refers to the plateau that a first year player hits after showing a lot of promise. Whenever we take on a new endeavor, hitting the rookie wall is almost inevitable. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down how to recognize the point where our performances slip and we start to regress so that we can push through it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:24

283: Winter Storm Hood Tales

4/17/2022
For people who have been a fan of the show for many years, you remember the original hood tales. This episode is simply that--Blueprint telling a story about a wild winter storm. Enjoy... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:27

282: Losing Your Creative Rhythm

4/3/2022
No matter how long you've been doing something or how skilled you are, there comes a time when you lose your rhythm and fall out of it. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic speak about why people lose their creative rhythm and how to get it back! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:31

281: Why Making it in Music Is So Difficult

3/20/2022
Anyone who has spent any time in or around the music industry knows how difficult it is for artists to break through. For every one artists that finds success, thousands fail. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down eight dynamics that are specific to the music industry that make it difficult for artists to break through. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:27

280: Bandcamp Friday Burnout

3/6/2022
During the pandemic, Bandcamp Fridays became a great way for artists to promote their work and for fans to support artists. But while it helped provide a much needed boost to artists, it wasn't without it's challenges and pitfalls. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic talk about the unspoken downside of Bandcamp Fridays that has many artists concerned and burned out. Link to article: https://ra.co/news/76829 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:59