Godcast Episode 161: Warren G – YouTube

 

Yanadameen Godcast episode 161: OG Warren G enters the cipher and drops jewels: Witnessing NWA’s rise as a kid, growing up with Dr. Dre, the positive influence Suge Knight had on west coast hip hop, Nate Dogg’s contributions to the G-Funk era.

Godcast Episode 161: Warren G – YouTube

Talib Kweli & Ice Cube Talk N.W.A., East vs. West, Squashing Beefs, ‘Friday,’ BIG3 | People’s Party

On the 33rd episode of People’s Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with rapper, actor, producer, director, writer, sports league founder, and all-around legend among legends: Ice Cube. The conversation covers a multitude of subjects and starts at the beginning — with the story of Cube growing up with aspirations of playing pro-football before transitioning into one of the most respected, prolific lyricists of all-time. The trio discusses the origins of Ice Cube classics like “Boyz-n-the-Hood” and “It Was A Good Day,” the booming growth of the BIG3 basketball league, and emcees who had the most impact on Cube coming up and the development of his pen-game. Continue reading

Impact & Legacy: Salute to best FEMALE MCs and GROUPS ¦ The BEST of this era [Full Show] – YouTube

Yanadameen Godcast episode #024

Lord Jamar and Rah Digga continue the “Hiphop Conversations” series with another spirited debate on the legacy Lil’ Kim left in the game (0:42) before Lord Jamar names his top female MCs (8:57). Acknowledgement is given to the groups that shaped hiphop (26:54), the most impactful men of hiphop (50:31), as well as showing some love to acts from other regions besides New York (53:48). Continue reading