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The Crate 808 Podcast

Nov 26, 2019

This week the podcast is blessed with the presence of a living legend - DJ Premier. One of the best music producers of all time talks about his history with Travis Scott's family, his Top 5 MCs, why Nas isn't on the new album and the story behind that incredible 'Mass Appeal' sample! Oh, and also the least hip hop thing...

Nov 21, 2019

Hip hop GOAT Pharoahe Monch blesses the pod, and talks...


💥 The story behind ‘Simon Says’

🔫 Speaking to Nas about ‘I Gave You Power’

💡 How he got his name…and his first MC name

📽 Why he loves ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

🔥 Wishing he’d written Mos Def’s verse on ‘Respiration

👻 The...

Nov 7, 2019

Classics go head-to-head: Jay-Z’s ‘Reasonable Doubt’ (1996) against GZA’s ‘Liquid Swords’ (19995) versus Cypress Hill’s ’Black Sunday’ (1993). Host, Kambi Thandi, is joined by heads Simon Ward and Ray Ridge to debate which album gets into Crate 808 - our twisted hall of fame for 1990's rap.