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Jan. 3, 2022

New Year, Same Escape

The first episode of 2022 and Jeff has fallen ill. New album review, new Ghetto Word, Will Smith has a potty pen, Stevie Wonder is Daredevil, and Jeff apologizes to Anthony. Topics Discussed: Cordae Why did Dr. Dre name his …

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Dec. 27, 2021

2021 Year End Review

2021 has come to an end as the boys review the year in the world of Hip-Hop as well as the most notable stories. Topics Discussed: The top 5 Hip-Hop albums of the year The top 5 rap verses of …

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Dec. 20, 2021

No Curse Words

The guys review new albums, talk Kardashian culture appropriation, Omicron, and more all while trying to go through the entire episode without saying any curse words. Topics Discussed: New Album reviews New AZ music New Aaliy...

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Dec. 13, 2021

The Hustle with Backwood Sweetie

Underground sensation Backwood Sweetie made everyone take notice with her self titled, and already classic album, Christina Shauntay. The DMV area rapper, Backwood Sweetie, discusses her debut album, what got her into rap, h...

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Dec. 6, 2021

It's Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as Jeff and Ant go over the week's stories. Christmas movies, Elf on the Shelf, and a new segment, The Bar Exam, is officially introduced in this action-packed episode. Topics Discu...

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Nov. 29, 2021

Moving The Culture Forward with Manny Faces

Award winning Journalist, DJ, Hip-Hop Advocate, Public Speaker, and fellow Podcaster Manny Faces, sits down with The Culture to discuss his work as a scholar and advocate on how we can use Hip-Hop to educate, empower, and upl...

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Nov. 22, 2021

The Real Slim Shady

Mikey-She returns to prove he is the real Slim Shady when he tries to clear his name about the Eminem hate. Jeff also tries to clear his name as nothing is off limits in this episode. A new segment is …

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Nov. 15, 2021

Let's Talk About Sex Baby

It's episode 69 and the boys wanted to make it about sex, but instead, they talk about everything, except it's not about sex. With resident guest Mike Shethar. Topics Discussed: New Lupe Fiasco album in the works Three 6 Maf...

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Nov. 8, 2021

BING BONG

Jeff celebrates his 38th birthday. He shares his first experience at the spa that left him scarred. He also discusses whatever he feels like in this episode as Ant goes along for the ride. Topics Discussed: Will Smith memoir ...

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Nov. 1, 2021

Bother You - Niamarie Vargas Interview

Singer, Songwriter, and Afro-Latina artist NIA is in the house to discuss her young career, her journey, the challenges that black women face in the industry, her inspirations and who her favorite artists are. Of course, the...

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Oct. 25, 2021

40 And A Mule

In this episode the guys discuss whether Kanye is crazy, the Alec Baldwin situation, cancel culture and the KRS-ONE and Big Daddy Kane Verzuz battle. Topics Discussed: Kanye's name change and haircut KRS Verzuz Kane Alec Bal...

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Oct. 18, 2021

Unity, Equality, and Diversity

Female appreciation month continues on The Culture. In this episode Jeff and Ant shout out all the female MCs they omitted from their top list and they channel Queen Latifah's U.N.I.T.Y. while discussing Kyrie Irving, Jon Gru...

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Oct. 11, 2021

Ladies Night: Best Female Rappers of all Time

Its ladies month on The Culture, and the boys kick it off by honoring women with their list of top 5 female rappers of all time. Topics Discussed: New Apple reviews KRS Verzuz Kane Social Media crash of 2021 New …

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Oct. 4, 2021

Hip-Hop higher learning with Professor Lyrical

In this episode the boys break down their top 5 rappers under 40, before they welcome Doctor, Professor, and acclaimed rapper, Professor Lyrical as he talks about his upbringing, how he got in the game, meeting Jay-Z, being a...

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Sept. 27, 2021

Illmatic Vs. Reasonable Doubt

In this episode Jeff and Ant welcome Mikey-She to dissect, breakdown, and compare Nas' Illmatic and Jay-Z's Reasonable Doubt. 2 of the most classic Hip-Hop albums of all time. Along the way they will sing, laugh, and analyze...

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Sept. 20, 2021

Life Ain't A Game

Ja Rule proved to Fat Joe that life aint' a game, Nicki Minaj is making headlines and Covid is still a thing. Jeff and Ant give their opinions on this weeks trending topics and break down the Ja and Joe …

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Sept. 13, 2021

Hip-Hop Saved My Life

On the wake of the 20th anniversary of the attacks on 9/11, the boys reflect on and discuss the cultural significance of that day. For this episode Jeff posed the question, what does Hip-Hop mean to you? They share testimonia...

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Sept. 6, 2021

Lifestyles of the Rich & Shameless

Some die with a name, some die nameless. In this episode Jeff and Ant talk about surviving the devastating hurricane that hit the north east this week and they break down the list of richest rappers in Hip Hop history. …

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Aug. 30, 2021

Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing ta F' wit

Racism, Kanye, and Wu-Tang... In this episode the guys welcome Mikey-She once again to the show to continue the racism discussion. Mikey and Anthony get deep on the subject. Also, Nore and his beef with Wu-Tang and should he ...

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Aug. 23, 2021

Fugeela - NJ’s Greatest Rappers

The greatest rappers out of New Jersey. That is the theme of the episode as Jeff and Anthony welcome back resident guest Mikey-She to the show to break down their top 5 greatest rappers of all time that hail from …

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Aug. 16, 2021

The Iron Curtain

Emasculation, racism, gentrification. Its all part of the Iron Curtain that is this episode. Jeff and Anthony welcome Grandpa & Chill hosts Sierra Doss and Phines Jackson as they talk about emasculation in Hip Hop, do women l...

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Aug. 9, 2021

Money, Power, & Respect

It was all about money, power, and respect when The Lox took on Dipset in a Verzuz battle. Jeff and Ant dissect, analyze, and review the battle that took the Hip Hop world by storm. Was this the best Verzuz …

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Aug. 2, 2021

Above The Law

This episode is all about being above the law. Jeff and Ant break down their top 5 intros in Hip Hop history, they dissect the top 10 best selling rappers of all time and they tackle the mental health conversation …

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July 26, 2021

Swagga Like Us

Is Hip Hop real music? This episode is full of swag, as the guys dissect political commentator, Ben Shapiro's, comments about Rap not being music. They also discuss who the best southern rappers of all time are, they analyze ...

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