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The Crate 808 Podcast

Jul 26, 2020

The Crate 808 crew get together once again to bring their top five rap albums of 2020 so far, as well as list their favourite hip hop tracks of the year… needless to say, there was some heated debate! Host, Kam Thandi, is joined by the resident boom bap crusader Ray Ridge and Newquay rap nerd James Midwinter, as they...


Jul 19, 2020

This week the Crate 808 crew drop a track-by-track review of one of the albums of the year - Run the Jewels’ RTJ4. Don’t worry, at the same time as breaking down El-P and Killer Mike’s dope new record, we keep it 90s with a needless amount of Arnie quotes, chat about the music in Robocop 2 and much...


Jun 14, 2020

Wu-Tang Clan. Mobb Deep. Big Pun. Xzibit. MOP. Dead Prez. Three Six Mafia. We talk to the man who helped break these artists (and many more) on his legendary Loud Records and SRC labels - Steve Rifkind. The hip hop pioneer talks all things 90s, as well as…

 

💥 What made Loud Records stand out in the 90s (04:58)


Jun 4, 2020

This week we break from our regular programming to focus of the biggest issue in hip hop right now - racism and the George Floyd murder. We welcome on hip hop artist and co-host of the ‘Breaking Atoms’ podcast, Chris Mitchell, to sit, listen and learn. If you would like to donate to the Black Lives Matter causes in...


Apr 27, 2020

This week we’re joined by former contributing editor for Hip Hop Connection, co-founder of Fat Lace magazine, DJ and promoter, Rob Pursey. Taking a DEEP dive into Jay Elec’s debut album, this track-by-track review soon turned into a full on geek-out session! Talking about everything stemming from this record (as...