On today's episode of Everyday Struggle, DJ Akademiks and Joe Budden talked about Kendrick Lamar's new album title, 'DAMN,' and the official cover and tracklist. Later they gave their own spin on Future's #MaskOffChallenge before debating about Lil Uzi Vert's "XO TOUR LIFE" and his ongoing label issues. With a new album on the way, the guys got fired up about Wale's new music and if he's still a top guy in rap. Then, Budden and Akademiks went deep on the Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill breakup, and battled over who actually won the break up. To wrap things up today, Budden and Akademiks debated exactly what is a flop in the music industry in 2017 and which artists fall under that category.
On this episode of Grass Routes Podcast, Brandon killabh Hall, Erin Ashley Simon and Regular Naz chop it up about Eminem vs MGK (Round 1) and the relevancy impact of hip-hop beefs now (5:30), initial thoughts on 6lack, Wale and Noname’s recent projects (29:11), Naomi Osaka signing a massive Adidas deal (53:44) and the Botham Jean case and potential marijuana smear campaign that’s occurred during investigation (1:01:05).
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