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The Crate 808 Podcast

Aug 23, 2019

The Godfather of UK rap and bonafide hip hop legend sits down to talkโ€ฆ

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Being the first to rap in a UK accent

โœŠ Why Ice Cube deserves more credit

๐ŸŽค Top 5 UK MCs

๐Ÿ—ฃ Why the gatekeepers are slipping

๐Ÿ‘€ Biggie or Pac?

๐Ÿ‘‘ The rap supergroup Kingdem

โค๏ธ Loving Loyle Carnerโ€™s new album



Aug 21, 2019

A fun and insightful conversation with UK rap pioneer Blak Twang, touching on topics like...

๐Ÿ His top 10 MCs

๐Ÿ—ฝ Why he loves Illmatic

๐Ÿ—ฃ The best voices in rap

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง The need to cherish UK music

๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿพ Why Jay-Z has aged the best

๐Ÿ‘€ Biggie or Pac? Dre or Preemo?

๐Ÿ‘‘ The rap supergroup Kingdem



Aug 19, 2019

A seriously deep chat spanning the decades with UK rap pioneer Ty, touching on topics like...


๐ŸŽค โ€˜Rappingโ€™ vs โ€˜Spittingโ€™

๐Ÿ† Why he really won the Mercury

๐Ÿ Working with De La Soul

๐ŸŽต Fave album: Main Source โ€˜Breaking Atomsโ€™

๐Ÿ–ค His love for Kendrick Lamar

๐Ÿ‘‘ The rap supergroup Kingdem


Aug 7, 2019

Marshall Mathers: The best rapper alive or a great who's passed his prime? The Crate 808 crew get together and fight it out to see if Eminem is still relevant to the hip hop scene. Get ready for sparks to fly...




Aug 1, 2019

The Crate 808 crew dive into Nas' latest record in this track-by-track review and ask: Where is the hip hop legend's standing right now in music? Breaking down this list of unreleased songs from his latter-day output, the crew give it a 90s twist whilst getting into some deep arguments about the status of this GOAT MC.