Episode 169 – Luminary Icon

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone. This week we have something very special for you. We sit down with the legendary MC Sha Rock, and we get you history from the source! Word to the wise….if you want the correct version of history, you go to someone who was there (and we did). What else? Let’s see….

  1. BET at it Again
  2. Medium D?
  3. No Reply
  4. The Liks
  5. Eiht and Quik
  6. Old School Nas
  7. Hey Boo Boo
  8. Doc Oc the Return
  9. MC Sha Rock
  10. Bill Reads Lyrics
  11. Question to the Posse

Episode 168 – Instant Classic

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone. This week’s show is an instant classic. No, it really isn’t. Neither is “Damn”, or any other album that came out at any time ever. No worry, though, there’s more to that story in this episode. We also announce our first ever Posse member of the month! What am I talking about? Let’s see….

  1. So Long Gusto
  2. Timmy vs. a Neptune
  3. AZ
  4. Talib Kwe-LOX
  5. Ivy League Hip Hop
  6. Certified Classic
  7. Death Row DC
  8. Preemo
  9. Deep Cover 25
  10. Wu News
    a. Wu and the Navy
    b. Wu Lab
  11. One and Done – Royal Flush
  12. Record of the Week – The Show Soundtrack
  13. Bill Reads Lyrics
  14. Hit Us Up
  15. Posse Member of the Month – Tom Bolda

Episode 167 – Short Episode Man

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! We cover everything this week from the 69 Boyz at an azalea festival to Bill making you hate the word “don’t”. What happens in between? Let’s see….

  1. 69 Boyz
  2. DMX Trap
  3. Run DMC to Perform?
  4. Hey Gene Simmons, LOOK
  5. Queenz
  6. Round 2 , Fight!
  7. The Get Down Has Returned
  8. These Are The Breaks
  9. Wu News
    a. Czarface
    b. Media Twisting
  10. One and Done – Gillette
  11. Record of the Week – Schoolly D “Schoolly D
  12. Bill Reads Lyrics

 

Episode 166 – Bill Reads Vietnamese

Okay boys and girls, it’s Thursday again!! Seems like this happens every week, doesn’t it? Well this week, Bill Reads Vietnamese. That, in itself, should be enough to get you to listen. But if not…. let’s see what else we have in store.

  1. TR-808
  2. Hip Hop Vietnamese
  3. A Good Read
  4. Advertising Jam
  5. Aunt Viv of Bel Aire
  6. Let Me Borrow 75K?
  7. Breaking News
  8. Wu News
    a. SDS-Wu
    b. Raekwon the Purist
    c. Call of D-Wu-ty
    d. Chapelle Goes Wu
  9. One and Done – Cappadonna
  10. Record of the Week – Nice & Smooth “Jewel of the Nile
  11. Artist of the Month – Nice & Smooth

Episode 165 – West Coast Correspondent

This week we make the unofficial official. We have our first West Coast Correspondent, and he brings you some Wu News. We are visited by the ghost of General Jeff, and shout out to the Incredible Jeff (not a General). What else? Let’s see…

  1. The Children Are Our Future
  2. Speaking of Children
  3. Writer’s Block?
  4. Rap is Something You Do
  5. Bone Thugs n Marley
  6. DMC Solo
  7. Respect
  8. Wu News
    a. Wu Review
    b. Backpack Bonus
    c. The Chef’s Top 10
  9. One and Done – Group Home
  10. Record of the Week – Kool G Rap and DJ Polo “Wanted: Dead or Alive
  11. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 164 – Pookie Face

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! This week we cover everything from The Time to Soylent (not so) Green and everything in between! We revisit a One and Done because you need to hear it, and bring you a classic Record of the Week. On top of everything else, we drop some dope new Arrested Development on you!

  1. What Time is It?
  2. Ronald Klump
  3. Spanglish
  4. Hip Hop Ice Cream
  5. History
  6. New AD
  7. Wu News
    a. Iron Fist
    b. Red and Meth
    c. Soylent Genius
    d. Drop the Mic
  8. One and Done – Black, Rock and Ron
  9. Record of the Week – Kool Moe Dee “Kool Moe Dee
  10. Old to the New – Arrested Development “In 1 Day (Whole World Changed)
  11. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 163 – PP5-1DooDoo

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! What happens when you dial 1-800-PP5-1-Doo-Doo? Well, you get the good Doctor, of course! This week we (rather smoothly) tie two articles of Hip Hop Headlines into our two records…..oh yeah, and Bill styles and profiles with this week’s Bill Reads Lyrics. What else? Let’s see…

  1. Unsolved
  2. In the Place to Be
  3. McArtifacts?
  4. Not My Norfolk
  5. Don’t Sleep on G Rap
  6. Give Back
  7. Doc Oc
  8. Wu News
    a. Hollywood
    b. Meth and Ghost
    c. Biggie Gaye
  9. One and Done – Artifacts
  10. Record of the Week – Dr. Octagon “Dr. Octagonecologyst
  11. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 162 – Mr. TBT, Only Blacker

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! This week we see (and hear) the unexpected return of the legendary Sparky D, the return of Final Level, get confirmation on the ranking of U-God, and accidentally stumble upon Brown Sugar! What else? Let’s see….

  1. All About the Music
  2. Speaking of Gods
  3. Making Good Days
  4. Notorious C-H-E-VY
  5. Too $hort Rape Charge
  6. Final Level Returns (special edition)
  7. Remy vs Nicki vs SPARKY?
  8. Wu News
    a. Wu to the Rescue
    b. Because…..Why Not?
  9. One and Done – Westside Connection
  10. Record of the Week – Jungle Brothers “Done By the Forces of Nature
  11. Old to the New – Sparky D “Open Casket
  12. Hit Us Up
  13. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 161 – No, No, Notorious

Happy Throwback Thursday everyone! What in the hell does Duran Duran have to do with hip hop? What do they have to do with this episode? Who knows? I guess we should listen and try to find out.

  1. Can’t NOT Mention it
  2. Richmond, BC….Hello
  3. Get Down Part II
  4. Schoolly Art
  5. G Rap vs Kane
  6. A Story For Tomorrow
  7. Songwriters
  8. Piss Dookie Did It
  9. Compton Beef
  10. Wu News
    a. Wu Village
    b. Toastface Invades Oaktown
  11. One and Done – The Firm
  12. Record of the Week – Ice T “The Iceberg/Freedom of Speech…Just Watch What You Say!
  13. Artist of the Month  – Ice T
  14. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 160 – One Night in Bangkok

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! One night in Bangkok and the world’s your oyster…..I don’t know what that means. Maybe that’s part of the Mystery of Chess-boxin’. Okay, maybe only Bill will understand that….but trust me, it’s funny. What do we have in store for you this week? Let’s listen.

  1. What a Bargain For Me
  2. Mic Drop
  3. Louisville party
  4. Biopic Predictions
  5. Funky Drummer
  6. No Lives Matter
  7. New Phife
  8. Wu News
    a. The City Don’t Know What the City is Getting
    b. GZA Paper Tiger
    c. Can’t Do Nothing For You Man
  9. One and Done – Get Fresh Girls
  10. Record of the Week – Mos Def “Black on Both Sides
  11. Old to the New – Phife Dawg “Wanna Dance”
  12. Bill Reads Lyrics