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Jan. 3, 2022

New Year, Same Escape

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 second album 2001?
  • Betty White
  • Cobra Kai
  • $100 million divorce settlement
  • Rock the Bells list of best opening lines
  • The Roc' Vs. Young Money

Featured Song:
My Escape - Joyner Lucas

Ghetto Word of the Week: Trippin
Urban Dictionary: trippin

Referenced Links:
Dr. Dre's Ex-Wife Wins Massive Divorce Settlement - Rolling Stone

Classic Hip-Hop's 35 Greatest Opening Lines (rockthebells.com)

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Transcript
Jeff DeLaRosa:

Only 22 is here, yo. And we're still here and going away. I mean, I feel I feel like shit I'm sick as hell been sick for the last two, three days. Snack COVID really took a test,

Anthony:

that's a better word. I know it's a bad part. You gotta like, I'm sick. It's not cool related, like, Damn, you can't get

Jeff:

one of them. I bought one of them $30 joints it comes with to shit and you got to get the long as q tip. And it tells you to stick it all the way on your nostril as far as you can and rotate that shift for 15 seconds and do the same shit on the other nostril. I'm over here like trying to sneeze and I'm, I'm like dying and gagging. I'm like, Ah, and I'm telling my wife to do it for me. And you put it in, you stick it in the thing. You put these drops of some shit that they cut in and you got to wait like 15 minutes. And then the one line comes out and says one line is negative. If it's two lines, you're positive, and I said one line.

Anthony:

So it's a pregnancy test for you. And

Jeff:

that's basically what it looked like. Over pregnancy test. Like oh, you got you got the vapors? Masha was like good news is you don't have COVID Bad news is you're pregnant. You'd be mad at me tight. Like when it gets to a point where technology's at a degree where you can find a few pregnant by sticking some of you know set a pin on the stick. I know some do before that he would do for like a job interview. But he used to like I guess he used to smoke weed and shit. So he would have like females do you know do the for him pregnant? And then now he was pregnant. And he went to the job interview and it was like yeah, you pass but you know you're pregnant. Get the fuck out of here.

Anthony:

Like Oh man, what am I do? Because yeah, he didn't get a job.

Jeff:

He was like, like, what you're drug free but you're pregnant. You might use something you know and that was before that was years ago before the whole trans shoe was like really acceptable like it is now the first thing that popped in my mind yeah, so now there'll be like alright, you know they'll probably dismiss it as okay you know he's probably trans and you know, we got an equal opportunity employer type shit so we're not gonna say that in the body. But back then there was like Nah, you came in here as a dude but your test result your your analogy says you're you're pregnant. something you're not telling us what we'll get back to you. Don't call us we'll call

Anthony:

you Yeah, what does it say? Like your applications in the file? What we'll get back to you. You won't?

Jeff:

It's pending. Which has been pending for more than a decade ma'am

Anthony:

waiting to call me back it's not gonna happen.

Jeff:

But like I said, Yeah, we still here man. We ain't going nowhere. Man. We work and we work

Anthony:

all in together now. Things are looking good. Feeling better now.

Jeff:

Mo better now. Yes, but what up man? How you feeling man? Happy

Anthony:

New Year's brand new you how are you? I don't need to rehash that, like I'm pumped up. Awesome.

Jeff:

I was trying to text you for New Year's Yes. asleep before the boy even I've outgrown that. I'm

Anthony:

sorry. Okay, you've been waiting for the ball for how many years now? 38 car. So all the time that you've been doing so? And the times like you if you ever made like a New Year's resolution? How many? How many? What percentage of those has actually like stuck? Maybe 20%. Right? So it's really a dice roll? Like no one like people have these resolutions? My whole thing is that if some shit you want to change the startup by yourself, you'd have been started it like you don't need to wait to the end of the year to do that. You really don't like you're already there. So me and a ball dropping like I've been through enough like it's cool and all but I mean, you stand up leadership for no good reason. You just sitting there like, Well, what do we do now? Same thing you're doing before? Absolutely nothing. gonna wake up back to the sanctions. Could like say the past two years we've been wishing for this coalition been over? They've been hearing that and I have no no, we got to start off the new year and some bad news. Was the bad news Betty White net for one yeah, we'll start with anyway.

Jeff:

Miss Betty White recipe she was 99 like damn brother couldn't wait a few more hours yo, for the new year.

Anthony:

You know, I don't work that was Yeah, your time to go time to go and put like she was acting. She was active over 80 years. She'd been this game for a minute. And people was like, you know, I mean, I think we all remember her from Golden Girls. I mean, I do. I mean little stuff here and there. But I mean to meet us her most member role, but apparently she's been doing it for a while

Jeff:

so I thought it was funny that that was like DMX his favorite show. He would always say he's to watch the code that goes

Anthony:

and but like like no one and understand like how DMX is. That makes a whole lot of sense. Like I like I think he needed some shit of like peaceful and fun in his life. Nothing else really made sense. Like I couldn't see your favorite showed me like the 18th some shit like that. Like now I need some relaxing vibe out to so that that's on the show. As a matter of fact, if you're gonna pick a show you think that I would watch what would it be

Jeff:

you by divers Bri watch every goddamn thing. No. Should I just finished watching Midnight Mass on Netflix? I'm sure you'll probably watch that.

Anthony:

I saw it. It's interesting. Yeah. It's weird. It's

Jeff:

twisted. Yeah. I don't know. I could probably see you watching friends and shit.

Anthony:

I've never watched one single episode. I mean, I've never watched one. I've never watched a full episode of Friends. I've never watched the full episode of Seinfeld.

Jeff:

I'm good, man. Why don't we just like psycho? I

Anthony:

don't. Some people just love it. I've never

Jeff:

watched it. It's not my cup of tea, man. It's not my cup of tea man. You You seem I don't like I've said this before. Like I don't really and this is I don't want to sound racist but like I don't like the white humor doesn't really do it for me as much as like urban humor you know I'm saying I get it it's even what even comedians like my favorite comedians all like the black comedians like the Chris Rock's, you know, whatever like that. They Chappelle is you know I'm saying like, I don't know I could relate more to their humor to their comedy to the shit that you know, their subject matter. You know, I'm saying, My wife likes dry humor. So she you know, she likes the you know, the office and Seinfeld and she'll watch all that shit. They have the type of humor but I don't know just doesn't do so for me. And people, like the only white comedian I really enjoy is Ellen DeGeneres. Yeah, she does. I like her stand up. So yeah, she's funny as shit to me.

Anthony:

Her standards seem so basic to me. It's like not a not but like, I guess you kind of depend upon what your degree of comedy is. It kind of comes and goes. I don't I never had a problem with her. Apparently she's a terrible person. But she's funny.

Jeff:

She's a bully. Don't even look at her on set or she.

Anthony:

She Kersey was a good match. Imagine walking by you like you looked at it real quick. Then all of a sudden, like you come into office next day. Get your badge don't work into that shit like you fired unceremoniously. Just because you looked at Elon in the eyes like she's Medusa.

Jeff:

You have a football, man. This is episode 76 men first episode of the year, a new year. We're still here. We ain't going nowhere. stick around longer. Oh, man. First and foremost, shout out to our patrons, man. They still stuck with us. Thank you guys. We're gonna try to make this even better. We're gonna try to get some some poppin guests on here. very lucrative. Some very entertaining guests. We work I'm working on. Like I said, I'm working on a blog man. I'm, you know, gonna be like, do you want it like a sister to sort of show when you get your put your writing skills you could use like a compliment. Yeah, like a compliment to the show. You know, man go and people that want to read as people that read, you know, I'm saying exactly what I like to read. I know, this is what you said, oh, you know, people read the read like, yeah, not because I see a lot of more and more people buying like the books like that, that were one of the books that read to ship to you, as I should call the audio book. And I'd be seeing people on Twitter. Like y'all got the Will Smith book. I'm like, we're Me too. I'm actually reading it though. And they're like, now I'm listening to the shit in my car. I know what you mean. And he's not reading it. I'm like, I didn't read it though.

Anthony:

You read a book like Yeah, man. Yeah,

Jeff:

I'm reading this shit, you know, but shout out to our patrons, man, I want to apologize to human for last week's episode I was listening over. And it's just sound like I just kept cutting you off. And that's always been a problem since the beginning that we started this shit. That's been one of my problems is talking over people. And I've heard it from other people that totally Yo, you gotta. And that's something even even in general conversation, I'll be talking to my wife. And I don't even notice when I'm doing it. And I'll explain it now. Like I've explained it to her multiple times, like I have this thing where, when an idea pops in my head to come out. I have to say it quickly. Because the problem is I forget it. And then the whole day, I'm like, damn, I was gonna say something. And I don't remember what the fuck it was. You don't I mean, that's the bad part we to get older. So I have to get it out quick. Or else I won't feel complete, like my day is ruined, because I had an idea that I wanted to say, and I couldn't say it or I forgot it. And then you know, and then I'm listening to what you're saying. And then I respond to something you say and forget, like my idea completely lost. So I have to I'm still working on it. So I apologize to you. Because some people reached out to me like yo, he was disrespecting, and I was like I was I'll be like, What are you talking about? I've

Anthony:

been letting them cook, because I understand you tried to get it off. I mean, it's difficult. Like when the ship comes to your memory, and we all get older. Like my whole thing is like, like the weird one of the weird side effects on COVID is really this like, like, my memory is is fucked sometimes. Like, I started the conversation with somebody. And they were they were telling me like, like something that we did was my man Dre was having a conversation about something that we did and so on so forth. And I did this and that and so on and so forth. And like I had to stop for a minute and like I like I broke down in tears he was like what's wrong? And like dog I can't remember that at all. Like I can't like that's that's a funny thing I guess like the inflammation of someone's forehead kind of affected my brain a little bit and those memories are loss so I get your reticence and be like you know I want to kind of get this off well I got it you get a chance to because you don't know like the moments are fleeting especially when it's something you hate like I got some I got some I got some I got some and then it doesn't come back. I missed opportunity. Oh, we're saying fuck now man that the curse thing was last year. Yeah, we that was a film there was a failed we we gave it our best try but look. Apparently cursing is symptomatic to intelligence because you're emotionally aware you're able to see certain things so smart dude.

Jeff:

Like curse I guarantee Albert Einstein used to just occur I'm sure he had a party but

Anthony:

I started digging the way of expression. Oh, Albert Einstein did Coke is documented. Yeah, so I got mad. You know,

Jeff:

it was funny like speaking of cursing, like, like I said, I'm reading the Will Smith book. I'm almost done with this shit. I don't be having time but he curses a lot in the fucking book. And every time I see a curse, where he drops the F bomb he dropping all types of words on and I'm like, yo, this is hilarious because he's, you know, he's synonymous for being somebody that's you known for not Korean clean cut and not I mean, yeah, but just in his music, I guess.

Anthony:

Yeah, but I think that's the kind of thing about well, it's like, he mean to tell me this whole time you're going without curse, but I know, I don't curse because he curses movies all the time, right? But it's just weird to have my dad but like, no, don't be cursing.

Jeff:

Even the movies always figured, okay, he can't control the movies, because he's not writing the script for the movies. You know, like for his lyrics, he writes this word. So he knows he can, he's not going to put us curse words, right? When they hand them the script. He just has to read whatever's on it didn't curse was on he's gonna read it. But then I'm reading his book. And he's, he wrote the book, and there's curses in that. So I'm like, okay, so you know, he definitely curses. He just, you know, tries to honor the promise he made to his grandmother that in his music, he wasn't gonna curse. And to this day, he lived up to that, I guess, probably weighed on retina more. Yeah, but but like I said, Look, you look, I met the man, and he doesn't curse anymore. And I think he actually made him better. Maybe, you know, I'm saying like, there's some sometimes you just have to curse, you know, I'm saying, Yeah, to get your point across. But the way met, the man explained it, it made him better because now he has to reprogram his thinking and he has to choose his words carefully. He has to replace you know, where he would have normally did a curse word, he has to replace that with other words. So his vocabulary got better. His vocabulary got more extensive, you know what I mean?

Anthony:

Yeah, but that's the whole thing. Like once you start reading, like he could make that choice and rap like I can. I can be creative, but I mean, he still curses in his children's movie. So yeah, I was, I find a real compromise. I think Kirsten is fine. Just got to be at a particular point. I do it all the time. Because sometimes that can be a little bit emotionally, son, it's my best way to get off the way I feel by kind of cursing through it. But, I mean, as an entertainer, I understand why they got to do what I got to do. But I mean, does it serve a purpose in these Wow, right wing conspiracy theorists? Treats I hear I don't know, like, I think just Just say what you feel.

Jeff:

But um, yeah, we got we got some shit to talk about. Today, we're gonna review this new NAS album, we got a new get a word of the wheaton. But yeah, staying to the topic of like, just your escape. This is like my escape this podcast has been my escape since through the whole COVID Shit. And you mentioned how like, you know, writing and getting my messages across when I have an idea, I have to get it out. And I think that's also another reason why I'm gonna do this blog, you know, man, cuz when I get an idea, boom, I could just write it out and just get it. You know,

Anthony:

it's out the master course. Anybody

Jeff:

reads it or not? It's out, you know, I mean, I got it out of my system. Let

Anthony:

me ask a question. Do you think that the the blog ideas you got in mind is going to like scratch that poet itch that you've been suppressing for a while because you haven't written anything in a while? I'm really good at it. You're, you're a published author, you should probably would like to keep shouting that because it's your book. I appreciate. You know, I mean, I mean, I mean, especially if you can find a way to get into like me some kind of digital format, or, well, I'm not, I'm not going to do your book. I'm not going to be the audio book person for you. That's just not going to work. But

Jeff:

you could do you have a good voice? I mean, I could

Anthony:

do it. Like, what is high? What is high,

Jeff:

you could do that shit through like Amazon. I mean, I have ebook get my book on. I don't have audio book yet. But that's an idea I have for the down the line, I'm gonna do another one. Because I still write every once in a while. And I just have like pages and pieces of paper all over the place where you know, I mean, I just put them together and I could just get another book going. Poetry and shit. Like, I

Anthony:

love it. Do what you're good at, man. We also pride ourselves, like from not enjoying or not taking advantage of the things that bring us happiness and bring us joy, if that's the shit that clicks with you do it. I mean, at worst, people hate it at best people like it, but when you put it out there, I rather I rather you put it out there in the field and not do it at all.

Jeff:

I appreciate you know how I like lists to some, you know, that's obviously for the blog, that's gonna be big. I'm gonna have lists on there, you know, top 10 Next Top fight is I love lists.

Anthony:

It's just, it's just,

Jeff:

I don't know something about lists, like, All right, who's your favorite dish? The top five people to do that? You know, I mean, like, whatever it is. Just something about that shit. Like, just entertaining to me. Yeah,

Anthony:

I could because I mean, I think what list is always the conversation starters. Because no one's looking. It's gonna be the same. You can always have a comedy but it's always a topic or the bait, right? Like, like, it's this is not even like a list thing. Like sometimes it just questions that come from a conversation that bring about interesting things. Like there's a movement right now to recast the challah. And then like who because she doesn't want to get vaccinated right well, kind of sort of but the whole thing is that understanding that the man died but he's been said you have to replace them like I thought they were gonna replace them with Baku. No, no, they want a brand new every everybody on that brand new Black Panther like they don't want to make killmonger Come back and he's black panther and they don't want to switch over to that that's just recast the role and people like are up in like arms about it but like you can't really be that way I understand that. He's like the black people superhero but like Christopher Reeves is and always will be Superman, but they've had other implement. You gotta facts like Legos. Just do a tournament y'all do some WWE style shift have a tournament to put all the cats in at the end. Whoever wins this shit gets the support of the con Oh my God speaking as the new black pants. Speaking of superheroes, this might go somewhere. Oh, my die in five seconds will be by the final right now. Do you finish corporate card season?

Jeff:

Look, I have my Cobra. Finish it right now. I did not finish. I'm not even sure how many episodes there are. I think I'm like on episode. Okay. Um, we started like little black kid. That sounded racist but yes, he was like a bitch. He was mad, timid and puts us out. And then he has his brother and his brother's a badass in jail. It's a little it's only one black. It's not being racist. It's literally one black kid. That's it. Yeah, that Dan. You're right. That's the only black shirt on the entire show. That show race not

Anthony:

racist. One black dude in the valley is one black kid. And the store is kind of messed up because of his brothers brothers in juvie. like, yo,

Jeff:

yo, I love I love the following. I'm gonna say this. I love Cobra Kai, the show is retarded as fuck, bro. Like, the premise of the whole shit is dumb as fuck and goofy, but it's fucking awesome. Like, they got these old as men 50s and 60 year old cuz even Daniel son is 60 Even though you know, we thought he was young when he was 15 he was really 30 And we're like now he's 60 and then the guys training him or old is how and the whole thing is that they still haven't gotten over the fucking tournament that happened 30 years ago. And they train I mean, like the whole under 18 karate tournament for high school kids. And they taking the shit real super

Anthony:

seriously. Like the old dude that bet the games that still would have like their varsity 1979 jackets like Yo yo, he played football 20 years ago, man let this go extremely

Jeff:

and it's so 82 Bro is so 80 to have 80s Montage they reference rocky on there a lot they reference the Van Damme they show clips of the Van Damme movie,

Anthony:

they reference rockin Towson with but the reason I was getting it because I think a little black kid kind of seeing it now can I stuck in my head? I think if it'd probably be too late by time to actually get around to it. He'd be the perfect Miles Morales.

Jeff:

Yes, I was thinking about that shit, bro. I swear to god that Miles Morales was the first thing that popped in my head when I saw he be

Anthony:

perfect. But by time they actually get around to doing miles Ross is gonna be too old.

Jeff:

But they probably want to get a kid who knows a little bit Spanish to him since he's supposed to be half Puerto Rican.

Anthony:

Yeah. And I trying to say should be funny. How much faster Does he really need to know?

Jeff:

Just a couple words when he's talking to his mom like Hola, Mommy.

Anthony:

Like some phrases sometimes before you know, it was some versatility. But you don't have to show so much like he's both and I think that's a different set of character. But when I started like 10 that can be perfect as miles. But I digress. Where we going?

Jeff:

You know what's funny as hell about Cobra Kai tool, the product placement, I don't know if you noticed that it was so blatant and obvious that they became part of the show. I think it's just on purpose that they're doing it for comedic purposes. Like the guy's drinking cores all the time. And he Oh, he says he makes it a priority to leave. He turns it shows them and it takes a sip. And they did that shit with Poland spring water to like they will show the name. There's one scene where they throw the cap and the cap lands, right upside, you know, they show the logo and they focus on the logo for like two seconds. They do that show with vehicles like the Daniel Russo whoever drives like the Toyota, and they show the logo of the Toyota Camry like so hard. I'm like, yo, this shit is hilarious. The Coca Cola the RC

Anthony:

Cola because I make a very clear, this is our show. This is the people paying for our show. We need to get the product placement right here. They do it all the time. But I mean, that's the beauty of it. I mean, the show was good. I mean for what it is, it's entertaining, which would expect a Netflix show to be so I'm not faulting them. I actually give him credit for taking a really dumb premise and making the interest short because most people don't even care.

Jeff:

But yo going back to lists picking up lists. Last week we did our top verses and I got some backlash. We're having core day on there so much and I'm saying and I want to give a shout out to my man revolt records on Twitter. I mentioned him a lot on here before but he messaged me and he said, yo Jeff, you had way too much core day on the list. I don't think he had a single verse worthy of top 40 This year let alone view in the top five I respond you're bugging him I don't think I'm buggin in the slightest he said I think most people can name far better versus and you know he's entitled to his opinion. But I think and yeah, I could have put a lot of verses I could have put some blackdot on there I could have put a couple little Wayne verses on I could have even put some Eminem verses on there. But I think people are really sleeping on court day and I think it's part of the whole generation of you know, we don't really focus on lyrics these days you know what I'm saying? We're focusing on the song we're focusing on the beat we're focusing on you know, if I can bob my head, the tune the flow, everything but the lyrics when I was coming up lyrics was number one on the list, then everything else production beats flow, etc. Now, I think lyrics for the most part is like maybe third or fourth on the list. And this is annoying as fuck to me. Hmm. No disrespect to revol I admire and I respect his opinion. Shout outs to him. But I think he needs to go back and listen to court day Cardi B span.

Anthony:

I think it's because he saw according So Young at it, it's hard to like know,

Jeff:

but you know, and then we got and then we got into an argument about his lisp. This man had the audacity City two, I'm not gonna say body shaming, what would this be called? Language shaming or speech shaming, or pronunciation shaming. He was shaming this man for his lists. And he said he needs to go fix that shit before you can start spitting. I'm like, yo, even with the lisp, he still dope to me, he gets extra credit for having a speech impediment is having a disability there, you're killing it. You're clowning somebody's ability. He was disability shaming is and I was like, Yo, if anything, I'd give him extra credit for it to coordinate. I'll give core day extra credit for having a list and still being able to merge it the way he does. buruk to be able to overcome that chord. But yeah, you can clearly understand he has a list, but I don't think it takes away from from his shit. corne has

Anthony:

a lisp.

Jeff:

He still pronunciate I know.

Anthony:

But he has a lisp. And he has money. And he's dead and now we'll soccer I think he's just fine. too perfect. I think whatever is going I think he's going to be is everything is going to be Oh, Ki dokie like say yeah,

Jeff:

he said my girls a tennis star. Yeah, here Marian hos Geez

Anthony:

You know, I could see if he's lying, but he's not lying though. And she's successful and all this other shit like, I don't understand why, like, of things, especially in hip hop. For somebody to bang smile, but the list we've had Slick Rick who's had one eye we had Bismarck he who wasn't the most vicious dude's I mean,

Jeff:

kinda who got Oh got who got a car accident his whole wire shot 50 cent got shot in the failings Conway got shot of his face is all fucked up.

Anthony:

And then like 250 got shot here you got a little little thing going on with him like are we finding the wrong shit to beef about like this of the grand scheme of things like this ain't it like it's other things you to worry about but we're about that man how you talk is like you do some motion I'm not mad about I understand but if it's not really affecting, you know his his rhymes is an issue. I don't think so. No, not not to me. Maybe him but not to me.

Jeff:

But shout out to Mikey to yo Happy New Year's I think he's in Buffalo New York right now.

Anthony:

Mike, I

Jeff:

got we get them back. We got I got to do that whole vs shout out to my man Casa Grande Casa de paz to do that three way versus battle correct pause. So we gotta get that shit. poppin y'all got a fun fact for you, bro. And let me ask you a question first If it's yes or no, and then we'll get into it. Okay. Do you know why Dr. Dre named his second album 2001

Anthony:

outside of the year when it no I don't know.

Jeff:

It came out in 1992 album came and I was always a thing that I had, you know, it was a it was a conundrum to me and I was like, What the fuck that album came out in 1999. So why did he name it? 2001 And he actually somebody asked him that interview and he addressed it. And I didn't know this. So he was gonna name it 2000 Right. You know it was gonna come out late 299 And then you know the next millennium 2000 Right. The y2k And all of this shit. And so he was gonna name the album 2000 Should night got ahead of him. And you can look this up death row has an album called chronic 2000 I didn't even notice

Anthony:

it did go sugar his bullshit again.

Jeff:

It says should night presents chronic 2000 Still smoking it says chronic 2000 on the top. Then there's a cigar with smoke coming out of it. And that's the album. It's like a compilation album. And the only person I recognize on there was like dad's done. Maybe Maybe corrupt might have been on there. I'm not sure the only ones on the label. That was it. Yeah, that was at the end. Yeah, that was at the at the end where there were you know, it was scarce. They didn't really have people left that we knew he didn't mean. But it had like das Dylan's and may be corrupt might have been on there. I'm not sure but it was called chronic 2000. So Dre was like, damn, they stole my name. I fucking what I'm gonna do is I'm a one up there. 2001 2001 Fucking A man. He was like he you know, he said he was like, I'm not really interested in the name of the title. I don't really care what we call it. But, uh, Jimmy IV and whoever the hell was, you know, the executive working what I'm saying? Like, look, just name it. 2001 That's like one step ahead of them, Eli fine. He's like, okay, so they named the 2001. And that was always the question like, Yo, the ship came out in 99. Why was it called 2001? Now, yeah, no,

Anthony:

why not? And he did that. And like I said, You got to give credit to Dr. Dre like he gave abolishing the divorce. And he heard him at all like, I'm fine.

Jeff:

Like, he has to give his wife something like $100 million. Some crazy shit.

Anthony:

Let's let's go ahead and go to Google and type in Dr. Dre divorce. And

Jeff:

he's given a I think he's given $100 million, I think is what I read. Which is a lot of goddamn money.

Anthony:

But that means he's worth way more than that. He's worth a billion dollars

Jeff:

because she's getting she's not even getting half of this shit.

Anthony:

No. See, here we go. Her divorce settlement that she is going to Dre agree to pay young $100 million. She gets 50 million now and 50 million next year. She didn't have everything due to a prenup she contested as roe Drake is to keep seven of the properties they own, including Malibu house two in Calabasas for properties in LA. And then $100 million Brentwood estate he now owns. He still keeps full full rights to his master's. He keeps all of his Apple stock.

Jeff:

So imagine you have to give her your masters that would be criminal. And this is rich

Anthony:

people wrong over here as far as the cars, Dre gets six, Nicole receives four. You can only drive one like the fuck, come on. Now.

Jeff:

This reminds me of a passage I read on the Will Smith where he talks about his first divorce and with Sheree or whatever. And you know when his wife acts for divorce, he called Quincy Jones because you know at that time Quincy Jones was like his mentor and shit and all of that he was the one that got him started with the Fresh Prince of Bel Air Show. And he called Quiz he totally on my wife wants to get divorce. And Quincy told him like Look, man, just give her half of all your shit and move on with your life. What you mean he was like, Look, trust me, man. I've been to three divorces give a half a year shed. And look man Yeah, got a kid together. You're gonna still be in each other's lives forever. You're gonna still be together for Christmas. Just give a half year shit and move the four coins

Anthony:

was a veteran of this process. Like I know how. Like, don't argue. He said yeah. Yes, as a matter of fact, you're talking about the 2001 thing that actually popped up something into my mind I was talking about with somebody last week. You pretty familiar Marvin Gaye, right? Yes, of course. Okay. So Marvin created this album late in his career like I think was the last time she made before he died. And it's called here my dear like he era coma my dear. So you think like it's gonna be admin about love song so on and so forth. But the truth of the matter is that at the time he was married to Barry Gordy sister part of the divorce that she got all she got the proceeds from his next album. So it wasn't here my dear isn't like I love you. It was like here, take this album. But it's actually like it's kind of like underappreciated like his big like speaks about the painters relationship to divorce and everything else like that. That's actually pretty brilliant thing that it didn't that's a great album title like here my dear like, now love you to more like no, just take this money and go so. God it was Wow. back then. It was wow. Oh my back no thrill for like, okay. Alright, so Stevie Wonder has a song called part time lover. And a part time lover. Remember? He's a blind man. The whole song is about cheating. Supposedly, dog. Come on, man. We're not doing Stevie can actually see shit. Are we gonna do this right now? Now? We're gonna move forward

Jeff:

is there? There's all right, but there's video proof of him like holding people like people tripping and he holds them up.

Anthony:

Yo, he's Daredevil. His senses are dance. His hands is always good cuz I remember it was a thing. I think it was like, some performance or whatever. On Yeah, and someone came over and knocked over like a mic stand. He just reached out and grabbed it. And then put it back like wait a minute, Stevie what was that? There double does this shit all the time and the comic books man. He's just a superhero. That's it. Who makes

Jeff:

he has in the last Spider Man movie spoiler he did that shit.

Anthony:

You see and see. See? You know, I guess no, we're gonna do that next week. We are 100 oil we if you ain't seen it by now which I understand because the movie has been pretty crowded so unsend if you couldn't see it Yeah, we got spoiled by Spider Man we're you know cuz like it's been too long we don't spoil the shit so I've got to be ready in Hawkeye till we go sport Hawkeye to everything all all Marvel everything is going to go through these headphones and over these airwaves entire plan which have been dying to talk about this movie. So wait, wait so y'all saw you sitting here yeah, she don't matter she don't even watch it like that. She's She says she's watching it and a couple. Sure. I should hope so because we're ruined everything for like, why'd you tell me like I'm giving you a heads up warning right now. We're talking about it next week, which is like three weeks after it's been out. So we're trying to show some restraint here. I've been dying to talk a little bit

Jeff:

but but yes, let's take a quick break. Here. We got our new logo is up by the way. Yes. We got the new logo up. I think the shoe looks crispy. I agree. And I want to I want to congratulate you for making the fantasy football finals man. You're going up against

Anthony:

the black Henwick Don't Don't jinx me to like get my money man. Again, just like the second time you face them. And I know cuz I'm technically in the money but I don't have the money. So I'm not in the money. So I'm like, I'm going to relax. I mean,

Jeff:

you're, you're guaranteed $300 Regardless, second place is 301st Place get six right. And the gridiron League

Anthony:

of Legends right but I prefer I would prefer. I like six bit in like three. Very true. So it'd be fun. But yeah,

Jeff:

when we come back, we're going to do this nice review of his new album magic. Hello. Today's episode is

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Jeff:

they represent a culture to represent the culture podcast. Yo, let's get into this nice album and because the bar exam is tough, and I didn't include it last week when we did our Top Albums of the year and all of that because they had just came out like it came out that same day that we recorded so I had to listen to it I've already listened to it like four or five times you know I'm saying and this is one of those albums that the more you listen to it it just sounds better every time because you start getting

Anthony:

it What do you mean I'm like I know you four or five times you know like eight to 10 Gold you'd be driving to the store with a car

Jeff:

on the call day but like you can't you cash certain sentences and certain lines that he says that joint cash the first and second time you know I'm saying oh like I said he said Kinsey's three was coming he actually said that on song Three ugly last week I said that he said it on the second song Meet Joe Black but was on the third song called ugly he says that like Katy three is coming whatever and like you know shores only nine songs but once again is not as being nice he got no features on here except ASAP Rocky on that one song he got DJ Mayer on there but it's hit boy for the most part like he just found a lane we hit boy I think you should just stick with it. Kind of pocket. He found out it was hit boy yo. And they busted do they don't know what album together. It's

Anthony:

like the UN I hate to say his name because everyone's going to compare them. But it's like at the point when when Jay really started connecting with Kanye. Like, like he had that connection with with just plays. He had a connection with bank. But it's something about that connection with him and Jay like something just works. That's where it NAS is that and I really really really do appreciate it. Because man, it's a good album. See now I need to re listen to Kinsey's one and two, because one is one of the things where like, he keeps going back so well maybe trying to say something. But, but that's just kind of a nice thing. I'd like to say because like I said it was you know Illmatic it was written Nostradamus like yes, it's right it's a story connecting these things somehow, but haven't figured out what kings disease yet because it's so it's too new, but there's a dis color out of magic. It seemed like I thought it was gonna be like a throwaway but decent sounding throwaway tracks like somebody will just doing what it was in the studio. They sound real. They sound tight. They sound good.

Jeff:

I like magic Molly Moll on there, right doing a skit or whatever, like the audio, um, but also this is second album of the year 2020 When you drop to album was the last time that happened.

Anthony:

I think and I think that's gonna be a blessing for hip hop is true. I think now as my finally fell back in love with hip hop, he found something that he needed he got it now

Jeff:

and thriving. If you listen real carefully throughout the last couple albums, he talks about how and even on this one They say, you know, he's the same man that said hip hop was dead. Like, he alludes that he always goes back to that, like, yeah, I said it back then. And you know, it was on life support, but it faked his death. It's basically when it says, you know, I'm saying that's the story. He's saying, like hip hop was dying when I said that, but it was on life support, but it faked his death, but now it's back in it's alive and well, and he's banged loving it, you know, I'm saying, I think that's the story of what he's saying.

Anthony:

I think it's alive in the world for him. I don't know about hip hop in general.

Jeff:

It's alive and well. I mean, if you know where to look, you know, I'm

Anthony:

saying, but that's the thing back then you didn't have to know where to look right. It's everywhere. Right? You find it from the south Midwest, west east. Like Like I said, because delta from Buffalo. I mean, it's that's no district buffalo. It's like, you don't think of New York right? Think of Buffalo. Like you found it everywhere. Like my problem with hip hop more than anything else. Like there's no gatekeepers. All these dudes cheat. Every single one of them. There's no a&r there's, there's no one there's no one kind of format in their style. There's no one to kind of guide them their way. That is basically like I'm gonna put these random songs out on SoundCloud if it hits I'll go from here like little NAS X. The SoundCloud rapper like he just did Old Town rover now his whole career behind him the guy's a professional troll, but like there's no no there's no work that goes into hip hop like before we had to earn it and I just gotta find a right you're good to go. And I hate that about hip

Jeff:

hop but and the biggest knock on Nas was all the beat pickin you can never say shit about his lyrics lyrics always been on point. But now with hit boy you can't even talk shit about his beats.

Anthony:

I know you can't get out of the hole but you while it gets my knives don't do this.

Jeff:

I always tell people my only two songs that have NAS and that I regret that I think he probably regrets and then I hate or OG Wally and then the show he did with genuine Sean. Hey, what's your price? Say? Like if you give me like, like if you give me hair I'll buy you some jewelry type shit like let's say you owe you owe me some for whom you

Anthony:

owe me back like you owe your tax.

Jeff:

Yeah like ah that's not a good look nose. And like

Anthony:

Gucci while he's like yo, these like just let them cook you ain't got to be on this

Jeff:

man. Like both of those songs are misogynistic anti women like degrading to women. And those are my only two songs that I hate I erase them from my memory I act like those songs never existed because I don't want to see nausea in that light other than that you don't mean everything to me I like he makes

Anthony:

I never like I never I never quite understood why didn't nice couldn't build his own like state property. Or he couldn't find those MCs like you can't say the firm because Dre put that together right and and there were three firm no pun firmly established rap artists. But like I said you had Segal Christian Naef freeway leak like your oblique

Jeff:

was some other man named um. PD cracker like all these Phillies like they made their own thing like nice you ready and QB me can put together a squad something not not to do a little movie just like they did just like Rockefeller did back then with the little movie. Now it's nice to put together a nice little movie and put jungle and all his people on there. Put a Z on there.

Anthony:

I want to play a game with you. Go ahead

Jeff:

wait for first of all let's finish off with Nozman I give it 3.5 months

Anthony:

i i give it the same it's it's one of his better work. I don't think it's not better than Kinsey's no it is not no but it's not it's not lacking far behind it's not a it's not a drop off right it's really it's really good like it has replay value and a lot of things in my in my phone and play in my car is mostly like oh Hip Hop Motown r&b whatever but albums like this like this got replay variable chomp to every play by Ross got a little bit of replay very not as much because I'm kind of hit the same old thing but this Yeah, this is really really good. It's now it's making me want to get more from him more than anything else like if this is what you're going to do and it's the Paki gonna saying you got to give me more and but I can't complain about two albums in a year because that that was never not the flow anyway. So glad to be there. But I was a little game you want to play man? You know Hip Hop really well. Right. Thanks. So I'd like to think so. Yeah. So Rock the Bells had a Rock the Bells radio station had a local joint. Yeah. So it was the top 35 greatest opening lines of hip hop opening lines in hip hop, opening lines of hip hop. Right. Okay, so so so you should be able to know that the majority of these right so so it's 35 Do you think you can get at least 80%

Jeff:

Let's say Is Obama atomically up there?

Anthony:

We're going to get to that but I first went I've been to many different phases like mazes the way

Jeff:

I know they're happy

Anthony:

to see literally like tonight you're excited like okay all right. All right, I'm in this slipping falling right and get up and get like to get mixed up it did. Now what you want to do want to be balling shallow will be dipping into bands on a low from the Jake and all about the Benjamins says well, you know do it better. He has Like I got this I got in a bag. You might not get this one but hot damn whoa can go again. Beat the beat. Are you having fun? I mean all it's going to show you how it's done.

Jeff:

Then you fuck up there was little Kim. Like, right? Mm even even though little kids could probably be on here too. Maybe Dan doesn't say the year what year is that?

Anthony:

I'll give you a hint. I'll give you a hint. It's from a female rapper. Okay,

Jeff:

is it MC Light?

Anthony:

Yes. Yeah, there you go.

Jeff:

I just I just don't remember the name of the song. I can't remember the name of the song

Anthony:

it 10% is so you doing good. Go ahead. Remember listen to the cut this is going to say in relax your mind let your cost be free and get down to the sounds of BPM D

Jeff:

EPMD Yeah. Do you know who copied that to get to the sound now BDP

Anthony:

DDP Did he Did Did he did to TRS care right use that lifeline? Yeah, so you don't good? Who the fuck is this? Paging me at 546 in the morning and cracker now I'm yawning what the call out my see who's this page me and why why they get notorious. They go look so far you're perfect well yeah almost perfect. You mess up into like me right? You doing good? And like Sunday's gonna be easy here it is a groove. Like we had a whole episode about this. Yeah. Easy. Will Smith aka rock. I know you're gonna notice when

Jeff:

you change the Situ I was gonna say Will Smith talks about that shit in the book too. He talks about he's lying he said he had like a cold to some so he couldn't again sound right on the mic. Whatever. He said you know that he sounded like rock came because I was influenced anyway

Anthony:

go ahead. I think is lying man. I had a cold you had a cold this was gonna be easy for you it's funny how money change situations miscommunication lead to complications by emancipation don't feed your way

Jeff:

Miss Lauren hair when she was trying to dislike love

Anthony:

and have a co opening line it is the thing is that he knew exactly who she was talking about you so are you doing this in order from like 32 up? Yeah, we're going down i I'll be obliged to step outside because my rod is waiting out day sticking the night cat we mean you're not going to get the eight ball and JJ I don't know what I want. Alright, treats aside from wraps right Mfu slug my brain like right Funan Yeah, you know which one it is for you.

Jeff:

But is that that's not is that live

Anthony:

at the barbecue? You are correct. Is that you? Bro? Look at you go. I just beat to Peter. Not Peter Piper picked pepper and Ron W fell down. That's a hard time. Jackie Nima what Jack be quick and Jim as a fast injectable J stick this shoe parks we've just bought the words in here. You probably hear who's inside of it, but it's fine as a cane of any idea. No, okay. Not peter piper Run DMC fuck. See and the thing is that when I'm reading it I have to say it right the rhymes in my head like could like it's not easy this one's gonna be I sit back but this pack is exactly that this bag this week is needed she needed to be the most mean entity on this on this earth surface is birthed from and cursive this curse is just, I'm gonna write it see, like, you can't just read where I am. Right when you read it. You gotta run it like I'm gonna try to I'm trying to read this. LL Cool. J It's hard to tell anybody. I don't care if you tell. I excel. They all fail. Going to crack shells. Double L Miss Rock the Bells.

Jeff:

Oh, cool. J is hard is right. Now you became a drop. Like this just became a drop. They just started dropping that shit.

Anthony:

Yeah, and that's the whole thing when you hear it, and you read it and like I still, I still had a rhyme in my head perform

Jeff:

that show with Eminem at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Anthony:

Ceremony. Yeah, yes. I look like a big potato. He had to take that jacket off be

Jeff:

Yeah, he looked funny. But Eminem came out before him the widow and then JLo came out and performed a song that they did together.

Anthony:

Alright, so you got that? I'm gonna read it out. I'm gonna wrap it up and give it away her. That's you hadn't that badass bins, huh? That's the way you can't keep your old lady. Could you keep fucking a friend's? Huh? You got to go to court. Huh? You got served with a subpoena for child support? Hmm.

Jeff:

You got to be a southern person saying all the time.

Anthony:

It Yes. Is that something that you would have heard it? That's why I said I gotta say it.

Jeff:

Damn, it was a southern cat. I'm gonna throw a ludicrous

Anthony:

no juvenile. Ah, he is everything haha, right? Right. Right. Right. Because if

Jeff:

you would hand hand to hand, right.

Anthony:

If I would have wrapped it, you would have heard every single ha. Because I didn't when I'm saying it. Can't do it. Next one six in the morning police at my door for sure do to sweep across the bathroom floor. This has to be Run DMC? No. Talking about Adidas. Nope. No, I was. I see six in the morning. Oh, this is gonna be easy. Al Bono's this and Bono's that Bono deck. Okay, right. What are you Oh, well you know the Ditto is first up the back no matter no strings attached No Strings Attached see? You doing good today There you go some say the black of the berry the sweeter the juice I say the darker the flesh then the deeper the roots he's even a hollow don't get to podcast who else nobody else cares please don't cry your eyes never let up I used to be scattered a dick now so listen to this shit handle it like a real bitch. So we're saying it out loud. Is that Kim? Yes Big Mama thing was gonna talk sexual shit like that. I don't know man. That should I be saying that oh it's gonna be easy to I met this girl when I was 10 years old and what I love most is just so much old

Jeff:

common sense that you go used to

Anthony:

love but it's gonna be another another easy one for you. I came to bring the pain Hong Kong and let's go inside my ashtray and find out my mentor

Jeff:

based on instrumental record set so like your mental methods I'm not the gang button and words a DD testicle foot cream

Anthony:

for the cream check me th od thinking of a master plan because in my hand so I'm digging in my pocket on my money spent what deeper so coming up and when

Jeff:

it's the god rock Camela he's that's

Anthony:

I mean is there a better way to describe broke? Like you say my pocket all I found was lint you know how broken up you'd have to just let down the road that's tough because right now I got I got some change here I'm good to go see I got to wrap it up base How low can you go? Death Row what a brother No once again back see incredible rom animal then cannibal D if I go any further kind of gives a song away. And what why am I drawing a blank here? Public Enemy bringing noise Oh,

Jeff:

cuz you said death row at the beginning. I'm thinking of actual Death Row Records.

Anthony:

No, no. No public anybody noise next one. Chuck deep, deep. Yeah, I'm gonna say the first first bar to song because it pretty much gives away straight out of Compton.

Jeff:

Crazy mother named Ice Cube

Anthony:

easy and that I can't sleep I toss and turn candlesticks in a dark visions of bodies being burned for walls just staring at a nigga I'm paranoid super my finger on the trigger. Is that Scarface? Yes.

Jeff:

What number are we on now?

Anthony:

We're up to 12 and like, and this is gonna be easy. 1230

Jeff:

Snoop Doggy Dogg and Dr. Dre

Anthony:

easy though. I came in before I came in the door. I said it but oh, I never let the mic magnetize me No. Ah, so many people said this though, too. That's the thing, but the original.

Jeff:

Ah, I'm drawing a blank my tummy is rockin and I know the damage

Anthony:

to the worse off. If I say anything, I'm gonna say the first line of this. Allow me to reintroduce myself. My name is Hove. There you go see in the next OVC some

Jeff:

just give it a look for the longest time I used to hate him for that. And that was back in the day when I was taking like Bible studies with the Jehovah's Witnesses. I'm not talking about that. I used to take Bible studies before I got its own religion altogether. But before I used to take Bible studies, and I used to I used to absolutely hate Jay Z just because of that project because he used to name him so you know, Jehovah shit. I'm like you ain't God motherfucker. Stop using His name in vain. And I love

Anthony:

three you had to walk eight miles in church shoes knocking on people don't know

Jeff:

handing out the pamphlets.

Anthony:

You people slammed the doors in your face taking the dogs on you know goadsby Jason were like broken glass everywhere people pissing in says you know they just don't I can't take the smell can't take the nose got the money and move out I guess I got no choice. Oh,

Jeff:

let me clear my throat. Oh no, no, but they use that they use that in the sample. Yeah. Yes. Um fuck what's his name?

Anthony:

Wait Grandmaster Flash flash? Yep. The message that wasn't born yet. Number Number Eight we're going to skip a jury named which one? I bomb atomically Socrates had that he came to find a hobby dropping my hobby literally conform on Robert Wright not saying it's the best but saying of the most memorable ones. Number seven don't call it a comeback. I've been here. Hello? Yep. And number six I got stuck off the rudeness. We'd be the infamous you heard of us we Burnaby prodigy right? See I clicked those are gonna be in his list. And this is what I want to rock right now on my big night game to get it down. I'm not getting that any No, no, but I'm doing my macro because I get takes to to make the thing go right. And that's why when said most nerve what some just click once you're here which call it like this was number four. She probably number one because it could have its history. But I say hip hop, inhibited, inhibited Hip Hip Hop and go to the bang, bang. Up jump to bucket two. They're going to be not what you

Jeff:

hear is not a test on Rahman beat

Anthony:

to the beat. Just meet the crew and my squad we're going to try to move your feet you see I am you know what

Jeff:

is that one of the dumbest rap songs of all time but also one of the most iconic rappers the light Sugar Hill gang

Anthony:

because the whole thing is that um big bank Hank wraps right the big bank didn't write the rump Casanova did because he says it to the Cs in the OPA fly because because Kaz wrote for Louie rap like that but rap doesn't really go mainstream to get the song right because it takes it takes the freak from chic puts it to this beat and this is guys wrap over like she's amazing number three so I type set to a girl and want to see Santa chose cutie pot who I said I wanted to be and I apologize it dismisses get you down then I CCD every girl that SEC round town. I can't do it cuz my voice isn't country but I noticed shit off the top of my head. It's so easy. So he's a southern rap. Yes. Scarface. No, no. Ah, cool. UGK were outcasts. Ah, when when 3000 Island Peninsula maybe. And number two Lottie? Dottie, we like to call it. We don't call it you know. Snoop Dogg number one is, number one. So easy. It was all a dream. I used to be word and I

Jeff:

haven't even I always tell you, to me juicy is the best hip hop song ever to me, in terms of you know, I mean, like capturing the essence of HIPAA.

Anthony:

I know I had a conversation my friend before about the same exact thing. They said, if aliens came back to this planet, they said they want to know what hip hop is. With somebody cheating. I told you juicy and yeah, yeah, yeah, you did. Even like

Jeff:

a lot of people say oh, now you got to use Mobb Deep and all it is. I'm not saying it's the best song of all time. It's not what I'm saying. But I'm saying if you want to showcase what hip hop is, if you want to introduce hip hop to somebody, this is the song I would play.

Anthony:

I will Yeah, I would actually play that more than hopefully represent light because light sounds kind of sounds goofy, that that that

Jeff:

like juicy. Still play today, bro and radios boom. Any given day, you will hear you see you on the radio. And it's only 20 years old, you know, I'm saying embodies everything that hip hop is the come up, you know, a sampling, you know?

Anthony:

Yeah, it's, it's everything that a competent hip hop, you know, is one of the things you know, I don't really have many rules. But the ones that I do have, I'm pretty firm on. If I'm with somebody and juicy comes on. And they don't know it. I can't trust you. Mm hm. And if it's killing me softly with the foodies, come on. Yeah, ya know that. You don't do that. I wouldn't say you have to know the words but feel good. A lot. A lot part. I can't focus you propose something like that? Everybody got Come on. If you don't like now, you're on try. Yo, let me end the episode

Jeff:

with the ghetto Word of the Week.

Anthony:

Before we before we do that, can I just talk about one last death? Max Julian died at age 80. You probably want to who the hell is max Julian Max. Julian was the Mac.

Jeff:

If people are living longer, though, no, you know, I'm saying. Hopefully this is a trend where

Anthony:

they live longer. I'm just saying my dad at 99. And someone died at that because that's hopeful.

Jeff:

You know, I'm saying that hopefully we're trending in the right direction where we're lasting a little longer.

Anthony:

I don't know. The old joke is like the old ones take a while to die. Like like they've had a family member like they died at like 97 like, Hey, you still can't get it like yeah, he still was but yeah, Masterpiece Mexico man. Both

Jeff:

of my grandmother's was in the 90s when they done exactly.

Anthony:

You're like what am I doing wrong? They lived a whole hard life is moving today. 90. I'm like, you go now you get a headache. Like am I gonna die like, Relax, man. Alright, cool.

Jeff:

Get into this. Get a word. Oh word of the wind is a word I use a lot. I use it all the time when I'm yelling at my son. And it's trippin T ri p p i n trippin. Yo you trippin stop tripping beat and it has multiple it has multiple meanings to Urban Dictionary. It's describes it as when someone is overreacting or getting all bent out of shape over something small. Yo, you trippin? That's how I use it. But I you know, it's also when you smoke too much weed and get paranoid. Are you feeling too anxious? I think that's the literal term that you know, like, oh, he tripped off of whatever LSD you know, he tripped off with this drug. You know, I'm saying yeah, a word use one to fully describe and express one's displeasure at the reactions of another individual. Anyway, so that's how I use it. You're tripping when you're being irrational when you wiling out when you're out of it.

Anthony:

But we know the beauty of that man we all trip sometime we won't be knowing. Yeah, yeah, you have a trip and not know it. If somebody call you back in like shit. I was tripping.

Jeff:

Yeah, we I said at the beginning of the show and I was interrupting you all the time. That'd be tripping.

Anthony:

That wouldn't tripping out just being rude. The whole different thing Stop being rude. I'm

Jeff:

not doing it on purpose.

Anthony:

What are you talking? I got some shit saying That's rude. Did you come through Nakatsu but yo

Jeff:

2022 Man we still here man this is still the same escape yo New Year. Same escape same outlet to get our point across to get our message out. We ain't going nowhere. appreciate our patrons appreciate y'all Keisha everybody listening, go holla at the show notes man quick thing

Anthony:

do you want to do you want to draw a name out of a hat and just invite when these patrons want him when they just bullshit with us? We're gonna do that that'd be the light and as a matter of fact they can will pick a name out of a hat patron wants to come on they can come on and they can they can really choose is choose your adventure day choose the topic and we'll we'll work on it through we're gonna try to our best Nolan and Craig like hey man, do you like kill dogs? Like that's gonna be off the list and you probably shouldn't be a patient you'd probably like seek help but once you try that like I said they've been here they've been down for us like I said people should be able to hear their voice they might not be able to see him but they should be able to hear them talking like that I do yeah it's it's nice to bring like a new year some different for these people that support us from the RIP and let me just come on and talk you're not Mike because Mike don't count it so you get to take Mike out the list because Mike always here right? Right so anybody else is cool but Mike No. Mike I come back for the um, versus Ben. Producer bad Alvin whom I pick up I gotta pick somebody to body because Because Christ said he was going to attract masses right? They didn't you say he was gonna do a rap. And I was thinking Alchemist but I wonder I wonder if I want to do Alchemist because because I know TrackMaster gotta like a lot of hip hop and some r&b joints in there.

Jeff:

That's fine. You got to pick the right 20

Anthony:

Yeah, gotta get the right 20 Because I know contract Max did a lot so and I don't know who the fuck might go and pick Mike and pick some some random underground producer from the 90s

Jeff:

I guarantee Rick Rubin will be playing rock songs.

Anthony:

Whoever produced Aesop Rock I'm picking him like I write. Yo funeral might have fun. But again like Leo's and everything, he produced it all. He's the executive producer on every Def Jam album, he counts. And that'd be great Chico someone's like, who you pick who you pick and Russell Simmons. That what? And whoa, Def Jam catalog, baby. I want it ah, you know what? You want it okay? Because we did our verses. Are we still trying to figure out what our next verse is going to be? Yeah,

Jeff:

I'm gonna take a hiatus I want to judge now. Like he's like, I want to play

Anthony:

I'm gonna pick up my songs I wanna, I want to decide. Alright, so Alright, so how about this next time we do a versus we can do? Label versus label? Like Rockefeller versus Rockefeller cash money and jam or whatever. Def Jam label versus label.

Jeff:

What about what a bow throw? Whatever. Huh? What about young money versus rock? Have you taken the I don't know. Hold on.

Anthony:

Timeout. Timeout, timeout. Timeout. Is this something going around the internet because I swear to god my man does hit me up with the same thing.

Jeff:

I saw a meme that showed Kanye and Jay Z versus Wayne and Drake or some shit

Anthony:

like that. You know? I'm gonna pull up the text right now because I know my man hit me up about it. Because he wants to saw the same thing. Uh, give me 30 seconds where's this text and we pull him up? He asked me the same exact question I'm gonna do my my exact answer. It was Rockefeller but as Jay Z Kanye cam or being or being CEO against young money which is Wayne, Drake. And Nicki

Jeff:

okay. I mean, nobody being a Rockefeller man. They're not being rock kimono.

Anthony:

It's it's close. It's closer than you think. It is. When you get the chance to look at it's closer than you think. Because the whole thing that the funny thing about the whole Young Money thing is like how much Nikki you really go and play? Yeah, you might play that monster verse but that's it cuz she ain't gonna know it's hard enough to go up against all of us. We could do that. So I'm guessing you taking the rock and I'm taking the money that guess what they're not I guess unless you want to flip a coin on it No, no you can add you can add I'm cool with that.

Jeff:

But I let me do my quote. Let me end this with a call by Ralph Waldo Emerson. He said all life is an experiment the more experiments you make the better 2022 We had a culture piece bass

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My Escape - Joyner Lucas [Chorus] I'm the realest one I know, tell them niggas not to play, ayy I got secrets that I'm taking to the grave, ayy Sixteen first time I caught a case Selling crack trynagetthefuck up outmy mama place,ayy Niggas trapped, I was plottin' my escape, ooh Gettin' high, we was locked in outer space, ooh I ain't perfect, might've made a few mistakes Might've cheated on my bitch, but I knew she woulda stayed, ooh, ooh [Verse 1] Look, I'm ill-matic with a street dream I'm a independnt one-man street team Told my bitch keep the dishs and the sheets clean I keep the pot full 'cause my son can't eat steam I'm just tryna keep my feet clean Snitch niggas, they be tryna keep the streets clean Why you niggas buy clothes full of cheap seams I'ma shoot porn for the generic delete scenes I'ma suffer for the wrongs that I remember Wrong address, the karma get brought to the sender In a