Episode 296 – Meanwhile…

You thought you knew what was going on. You thought I was going to say Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone. You thought you had it all figured out. MEANWHILE…back at TBT Headquarters, Bill and Jamie were cooking up something special. They start off wallowing in the agony of defeat, from losing to some boring show in the Podcast Awards (it was an honor just to be nominated). They say goodbye to yet another hip hop legend. Then they jump in and bring you everything you look for every week. What is that? Let’s listen.

  1.  Fresh In Peace
  2. Prince Bites God
  3. Am I My Brother‘s Keeper?
  4. “I Am Plastic” Award
  5. The Last Temptation of Pass
  6. A Ruff Ryde
  7. Gas Face Given, Serch Begs to Differ
  8. Wu News
    a. MetrWu Cards
    b. Ol Dirty Babies
  9. One and Done – The Dynospectrum
  10. Record of the Week – Ghostface Killah “Iron Man
  11. Artist of the Month – Ghostface Killah
  12. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 295 – The Chain and The Star

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! The boys get overly emotional this week….well, Bill is just sick. This week is all about the chain and the star. My love for Gang Starr, this dope ass Def Rug, a double dose of Guru and Premier on the Record of the Week….oh yeah, and NEW GANG STARR MUSIC!! What else can top that? Let’s listen.

  1. The Chain and the Star
  2. X Jam
  3. Reboot Alert
  4. Murder This Idea
  5. Fuck Fill in the Blank
  6. Skeevy?
  7. Wu News
    a. Snoop Tang Failure
    b. Beerface
    c. ODB Responsible for Empire?
  8. Record of the Week – Gang Starr “Full Clip: A Decade of Gang Starr
  9. Old to the New – Gang Starr “Family & Loyalty
  10. Bill Reads Lyrics
  11. Fake Football Update

Episode 294 – Cole Rock Stuff

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! What do we have in store for you this week? We’re bringing you fat Italian chef shoes, Hov being okay with losing, a little white guy matching up with the King, new music from Positive K, the Cold Rock Stuff, and much much more. How much more? Let’s listen.

  1. Croc-ye
  2. I’m Good
  3. Earl‘s Girls
  4. 20 Years of Black (on Both Sides)
  5. Big Talent
  6. Cole Beas-MC?
  7. Top Ten From the Row
  8. Wu News
    a. New Toastface
    b. American Saga
  9. One and Done – Def IV
  10. Record of the Week – Ghostface Killah “Ghostface Killahs
  11. Old to the New – Positive K “Exclusive
  12. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 293 – Uncle Rumpy

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! Never in my life did I think I’d be asking the question, “Who is Uncle Rumpy?” I will say, he is one hell of a saxophone player. What do we have for you this week? We have Lonzo Ball talking stupidity, the return of Wreckx n Effect (kind of), X doing good deeds, and new music from Billy Danze! What else? Let’s listen.

  1. Sit Down, Shut Up
  2. Rumple Minze Shaker
  3. X Gon Give it To Ya
  4. New Rock for Eazy
  5. The God Has Spoken
  6. Shake it Up
  7. Ludacares
  8. Wu News
    a. RZA‘s Top Ten
    b. No-DB
    c. Jewel Tang Clan
  9. One and Done – DMG
  10. Record of the Week – Sir Mix-a-Lot “Chief Boot Knocka
  11. Old to the New – Billy Danze “Show Me”

Episode 292 – I Know What I Want

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! What do we have for you this week? Madonna? Nay. But apparently, she and Bill have something in common. We hit you with some t-shirts, lots of Jersey, more Snoop than I thought, and more Meghan Trainor than all of our other shows combined. What else do we have? Let’s listen.

  1. Hip Hop Shirts
  2. D-O-Double-G-SPN
  3. Damn, it Feels Good to Stop a Gangsta
  4. U-N-I-T-Y
  5. Double G and Double S Bring You Double L
  6. Red’s Got Sophie’s Back
  7. All About That Race
  8. Wu News
    a. Ice C.R.E.A.M
    b. Serious Genius
  9. One and Done – Prince Johnny C
  10. Record of the Week – Lost Boyz “Legal Drug Money
  11. Artist of the Month – Lost Boyz
  12. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 291 – Who’s a What?

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone. This week the boys bring you back to Milwaukee, for the second time this month. They talk about a rapping sign language interpreter. They even bring you the craziest version of Mr. Potato Head you have ever heard of. Oh yeah, and there is more Robin Harris in this show than in a Robin Harris show. Have we lost you yet? Let us fix that for you…let’s listen.

  1. Hip Hop Goes to the Movies
  2. Finger Twista
  3. It’s About That Time
  4. Jay Ain’t Shit
  5. Anti Jerome
  6. Mr. 2Pac-tato Head
  7. Long Live the Kane
  8. Wu News
    a. Method Acting
    b. ODB Merch
  9. One and Done – 2 Low
  10. Record of the Week – Guru “Guru’s Jazzmatazz Vol. 2: The New Reality
  11. Old to the New – Daddy-O ft Posdnuos “From My Hood 2 U
  12. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 290 – Droppin’ Deuces

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! I’ll bet you are wondering where in the hell the title came from for this week. I bet you are also wondering why this picture is staring you in the face. Don’t blame me, the show tells me what the name is while I’m editing it. If you listen carefully, the reasoning will come clear. We get a lot of Jay-Z, a lot of Meth, and some dope music. So…let’s listen.

  1. The Mafia Returns
  2. Hiero Day
  3. Roots, Rap, no Reggae
  4. In Living Color
  5. Rap the Vote
  6. JFL
  7. Super Duper Vanguard
  8. Wu News
    a. M-A-R-V-E-L Man
    b. H-A-LL-O-Ween Man
  9. One and Done – 2 Too Many
  10. Record of the Week – Crime Boss “All in the Game
  11. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 289 – A Number

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! This week, the boys bring you a dollar’s worth of 50 Cent, Say No Go, and a couple of albums you may or may not have ever heard of. If these aren’t reason enough to tune in, we’ve got Bill Reading Lyrics. What else? Let’s listen.

  1. Old School Fresh
  2. Down Goes 50
  3. New Docs
  4. De La No
  5. T.R.O.Y. (Temporary Restraining Order for You)
  6. 25 Years of Diggin’
  7. Influencers
  8. Wu News
    a. I Love it Loud
    b. Another 24
    c. Growing Up Dirty
  9. One and Done – Positively Black
  10. Record of the Week – Pacewon “The Pacewon Affect
  11. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 288 – Home Alone 2

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! This week, you guessed it, Bill is home alone again! This works out for everyone, because we get angry over the dumbest list, ever….and no one is around to hear it. Well, you are, now….but no one WAS around, how’s that? We bring you a ton of news, a One and Done that has Bill Hooked on Phonics, brand new music from Newcleus, and Bill Reads Lyrics turns into a PSA! What else? Let’s listen.

  1. Fresh In Peace
  2. MIZZ Late Again
  3. Spice 1
  4. Make Em Say Mmmm
  5. Busted Rhymes
  6. Long Live the Kane
  7. No Respect
  8. Yo! Bum Rush the Show
  9. This Shit Right Here
  10. Wu News
    a. Veg Games
    b. Toastface Grillahs
  11. One and Done – A-G-2-A-Ke
  12. Record of the Week – Hi-C “Skanless
  13. Old to the New – Newcleus “Summer of 79
  14. Bill Reads Lyrics

Episode 287 – On An Undercover Cop

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! This week the boys start off the show wondering why Kenny Powers is the lead article. We also wonder who celebrates the 24th anniversary of ANYTHING? Who bought our One and Done’s album? We bring you a new song from friend of the show, Billy Danze. And we are joined by friend, radio personality, former TBT naysayer, podcaster, comic writer, and Kickstarter professional, Bob Frantz. Oh yeah, and Bill Reads Lyrics is one for the ages. What else? Let’s listen!

  1. Kanye Fucking Powers?
  2. Sugar Hill, Baby
  3. Celebrating 24?
  4. Doin it With the R
  5. DJ Shaq
  6. You Gotta Fight
  7. You Gotta Skate
  8. Ownership
  9. Uncommon Symphony
  10. Wu News
    a. Bring Da Ruckus
    b. A$AP RZA
  11. One and Done – Ms. Melodie
  12. Record of the Week – Common “Can I Borrow a Dollar?
  13. Artist of the Month – Common
  14. Old to the New – Billy Danze “Gone Fishin’
  15. Bill Reads Lyrics
  16. Metalshark Bro Kickstarter