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!

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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

Talib Kweli And Crooked I Talk Tupac, Slaughterhouse, And Wu-Tang Biopic Writing | People’s Party

On this episode of People’s Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with a true veteran of the culture, Crooked I. They discuss his interview show “Crook’s Corner,” his work on the Hulu biopic “Wu-Tang: An American Saga,” his first time meeting Tupac, Long Beach gang affiliations, and how hip-hop can help foster black-brown unity. Continue reading

Born Mastermind Allah speaks on nation building, the steps needed to form a tribal government

Some great jewels dropped here….

In this segment of the Yanadameen Godcast, Lord Jamar and Rah Digga are joined by Born Mastermind Allah, of Allah’s Five Percent Nation of Gods and Earths. Born Mastermind Allah speaks on nation building, and the steps that are needed for original people to form their own tribal government here in North America. Continue reading

Talib Kweli And Murs Talk White MCs, Gangs, And Lack Of Support For ‘Conscious Rap’ | People’s Party

On this episode of People’s Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with rapper (and world record holder!) Murs to discuss the massive influence of El-P and the formation of Run the Jewels, the ceiling for white rappers, the lack of support for “conscious rap” in Los Angeles, and whether gangs should incorporate. Continue reading