Curtis Austin: A Different Kind Of Cat: Black Panther Party

I’m about to read his book Up Against the Wall: Violence in the Making and Unmaking of the Black Panther Party as well….

Dr. Curtis Austin, Associate Professor, Dept of History, University of Oregon delivered this talk “A Different Kind of Cat: The Black Panther Party and Revolution in America”, Thursday, April 18, 2019

Sponsored by the Black Student Union.

Dr. Anthony Browder on the David Banner Podcast

Didn’t know he was from the west side and one of the better DB shows…. I like DB and he’s a very cool cat in person but the show IMO sometimes just be chaotic to me with DB goin crazy with the FX…

Growing up in Chicago and making his way to the banks of Luxor, Egypt, the David Banner podcasts introduces you to esteemed guest Anthony Browder, the first African American man to fund and coordinate an archeological dig in Egypt. This episode walks us through the oldest documented civilization and helps us to understand how obtaining forbidden knowledge can help us unlock our truth and live a better life after life.

Growing up in Chicago and making his way to the banks of Luxor, Egypt, the David Banner podcasts introduces you to esteemed guest Anthony Browder, the first African American man to fund and coordinate an archeological dig in Egypt. This episode walks us through the oldest documented civilization and helps us to understand how obtaining forbidden knowledge can help us unlock our truth and live a better life after life.

via Dr. Anthony Browder pt. 1 (Episode #49) – YouTube

THE COUNT BASS D CHEAT CODE – PART ONE | EP #199 feat Blueprint & Count Bass D

This week on Super Duty Tough Work, we’re joined by none other than “the rapper with the most chords” himself, Count Bass D. On the heels of his brand new album “CBD” that was released this week, Blueprint and Count Bass D sit down for a dope conversation about being signed during the golden era of hip-hop, how he learned production, and the musicality that’s played such a huge role in his career. This is just the first part of this interview that we will be breaking up over the next several weeks. Let’s go!

via THE COUNT BASS D CHEAT CODE – PART ONE | EP #199 feat Blueprint & Count Bass D – YouTube

Isiah Thomas AKA Zeke Joins Q and D | Knuckleheads S3: E6 | The Players’ Tribune – YouTube

Great interview.. I can’t front I got a lil more respect for Zeke after this cuz he rep Chi to…

From the West Side of Chicago, to the Basketball Hall of Fame, to this week’s episode of Knuckleheads with Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles, it’s the OG Isiah Thomas (aka Zeke).
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Royce Da 5’9″ Talks The Allegory, Beef In Detroit’s Hip Hop Scene, Eminem And More | Drink Champs – YouTube

On today’s episode N.O.R.E & DJ EFN chop it up with the legendary Royce da 5’9”. Recently, Royce released his latest album “The Allegory” a collection of 22 songs entirely self produced by Royce himself. We are also joined at the DC table by the legendary producer himself, the talented Mr. Porter. Continue reading

WHY RAPPERS LIE SO MUCH | Super Duty Tough Work EP #194 feat Blueprint & Illogic

This was a good show although I don’t think they should let a 17 year old from Britain off the hook for not knowing domestic hiphop culture like that….

Last week there was a lot of commotion on social media when pop singer Billie Eilish featured a quote of her pointing out that she personally knows a lot of rappers constantly who lie about their lives and having things they don’t really own. Many people were upset about her statement, firing back at her. In this episode we give our reaction to her statement and breakdown ten reasons why rappers lie so much in hip-hop. Let’s go!

via WHY RAPPERS LIE SO MUCH | EP #194 feat Blueprint & Illogic – YouTube

Talib Kweli And Planet Asia Talk Cali Agents, Wu, Hieroglyphics, Alchemy, 5% Nation

This should be good…

On this episode of People’s Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with longtime friend, collaborator, and legendary West Coast lyricist — Planet Asia. Throughout the interview, we get profound insight into numerous topics including PA’s upbringing in Fresno, CA, linking up with Rasco to form their group Cali Agents, his desire to leave a legacy as an emcee staying true to form throughout his career, and carving out his niche in the game as a West Coast lyricist cut from the same cloth as East Coast acts like The Wu-Tang Clan. Yep, the deep hip-hop heads are gonna eat this up. Continue reading

Talib Kweli And Ras Kass Talk Nature Of A Threat, Dr. Dre, Jail Time, Royce da 5’9″

On this episode of People’s Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh converse with long-time friend and Kweli-collaborator Ras Kass. They discuss the MC’s legacy as a lyrical heavyweight on the west coast and he reflects on how he feels about his song “Nature Of A Threat” almost 25 years later. The trio also talks about the latest Ras Kass album “Soul On Ice 2” and how the original Soul on Ice album is more relevant today than ever. Continue reading