The discussion of hip-hop music can be highly entertaining. While everyone has their own opinions on the different topics in rap culture, XXL’s EIC and Torae, sit with key members of the hip-hop community to share their thoughts on rap’s most intriguing topics.
The Great Hip-Hop Debates: Episode 04
In the latest episode of "The Great Hip-Hop Debates," the group sits down to speak on the topic of ghostwriting. It's a conversation that's way past due as we've seen ghostwriting take the forefront for hip-hop's most prominent beef of the present, Meek Mill vs. Drake.
The Great Hip-Hop Debates: Episode 03
The host and guest of this week's episode sit down to speak on the topic of Internet-era babies not being up-to-date on their hip-hop history yet being gatekeepers in the game. They also touch on the “Esco” fiasco during which Twitter users attempted to crucify XXL for calling Nas “Esco” in a picture alongside Diddy and Future.
The Great Hip-Hop Debates: Episode 02
In the second podcast of 'The Great Hip-Hop Debates" XXL's EIC Vanessa Satten and Torae sit down with rapper Consequence, Power 105's DJ Self and coveted Fox News reporter, Lisa Evers, to discuss the role rappers play in the world. Should they be labeled as "Role Models?" That's the big debate question hosts and guests tackle on this episode of XXL's podcast.
The Great Hip-Hop Debates: Episode 01
XXL's Vanessa Satten and Sirius XM's Torae sit down with renowned DJ, Mister Cee and journalists Sowmya Krishnamurthy and Shaheem Reid
on the first episode of "The Great Hip-Hop Debates." In the inaugural podcast, Vanessa, Torae and guests discuss the latest album of Kanye West, The Life Of Pablo, and how it ranks among the rest of Kanye's discography. This is the first episode of XXL's debate podcast, The Great Hip-Hop Debates.