This Week in Hype Podcast: The Torae Edition
I know, I know, the new "This Week in Hype" podcast is a day earlier than usual. But I'll be travelling this Friday and I didn't want to leave you without some podcasty goodness. So for this week's slightly early edition, I had to bring on consummate New York City emcee Torae to talk about where Lil Wayne belongs on the all-time greatest list, the emergence of Joey Bada$$ and the resurgence of NYC hip-hop and more.
If you're a fan of weak rappers you should definitely not follow Torae, and take precisely zero listens to his new "Admission of Guilt" mixtape. On the other hand, if you dig that raw, unfiltered lyricism, you need to start digging into his catalog. I highly recommend For the Record.
Discussed This Week:
* Shots fired at J-Live.
* Where Does Lil Wayne Belong on the All-Time Best Rappers List?
* Three level punchlines.
* How underrated Fabolous is.
* The return of NYC hip-hop, why NYC hip-hop never left.
* This week's closing song, Jay-Z' "Anything". And my apologies to Torae, the sample on "Anything" does indeed come from "Oliver".
And "This Week in Hype" is now on iTunes! Go subscribe and rate the shit our of that motherfucker. Thank you for the support.
Check Out Previous Episodes Here.
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Written by Nathan S. on 03/28/13
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