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The 'Hip Hop Raised Me' podcast is hosted by DJ Semtex and features the artists that define the culture; from the hottest new rappers to the pioneering legends that paved the way. It is a celebration of the culture that continues to shake the room, move the needle, and change the world.

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The 'Hip Hop Raised Me' podcast is hosted by DJ Semtex and features the artists that define the culture; from the hottest new rappers to the pioneering legends that paved the way. It is a celebration of the culture that continues to shake the room, move the needle, and change the world.

    MAXO KREAM: I Can Do A Song With Anybody. Ain't Nobody I Can't Do A Song With.

    MAXO KREAM: I Can Do A Song With Anybody. Ain't Nobody I Can't Do A Song With.

    Maxo Kream went from Trap star to Rap star. Against all odds he turned his life around for the whole world to witness the depth of his ‘Big Persona’. On the eve of his forth coming album ‘Weight of the World’, DJ Semtex connects with Maxo Kream to get the detail on what’s next for the Houston native.
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    • 39 min
    SARKODIE: I Believe In Process and Pace

    SARKODIE: I Believe In Process and Pace

    He is a living legend, a giant within African Rap. Internationally known, and highly revered within his homeland Ghana, Sarkodie's name rings throughout the diaspora and beyond. DJ Semtex caught up with Sarkodie to discuss his recent album 'No Pressure', connecting with international artists such as Wale, Giggs, and Vic Mensa, the importance of the Sark Nation his fiercely loyal fanbase, and loads more.
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    • 41 min
    ROB KENNER: The Marathon Don't Stop - The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle

    ROB KENNER: The Marathon Don't Stop - The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle

    There is no doubt that Nipsey Hussle is sorely missed by his family, friends, and fans. The rapper, activist, and entrepreneur passed away March 31st 2019 and his music and words continue to live on and resonate with people across the world. When DJ Semtex bought Nipsey Hussle to the UK for his first ever headline show in London, he recorded an exclusive interview with the West Coast icon backstage. Writer, author, and founding editor of Vibe magazine Rob Kenner interviewed Nipsey Hussle at different points in his career, and wrote the first in depth biography of Nipsey Hustle; 'The Marathon Don't Stop, The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle'. On the latest episode of the 'Hip Hop Raised Me' podcast DJ Semtex and Rob Kenner share their stories and perspectives of their encounters with Nipsey Hussle.
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    • 59 min
    STRICK: The Secret Is Being Yourself.

    STRICK: The Secret Is Being Yourself.

    Strick has a fascinating story. He walked away from a stable well paid career to follow his dream of being a successful rapper. A couple of years later he is signed to Young Thug's YSL label, working with Future, Kid Cudi, and Skepta. Touring the world, and having a sit down with DJ Semtex to detail how he did it for the latest episode of the Hip Hop Raised Me podcast.
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    • 57 min
    ISAIAH RASHAD: I Just Want To Be One Of The Best Songwriters Of All Time.

    ISAIAH RASHAD: I Just Want To Be One Of The Best Songwriters Of All Time.

    When Kendrick Lamar announced that his next album would be his last on TDE, all eyes turned to Isiah Rashad who had just released his brilliant third album 'The House Is Burning'. DJ Semtex caught up with the Chattanooga, Teennessee native to talk about his latest body of work, TDE, his favourite UK artists and more.
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    • 39 min
    PI'ERRE BOURNE: Strategise, Plan & Execute!

    PI'ERRE BOURNE: Strategise, Plan & Execute!

    Pi'erre Bourne has a relentless hustle. His mantra is to "Strategise, Plan, and Execute ", which is why he is already a highly successful producer / rapper / songwriter / creative entrepreneurial at the age of 28. A similar age to Kanye West when he dropped 'The College Dropout'. Like Kanye, Pi'erre is defining the sound of his generation, launching careers of artists, whilst at the same time building his own loyal fanbase. DJ Semtex caught up with the man of himself to discuss the life and times of Pi'erre Bourne.
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    • 50 min

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