Hip-hop discussion podcast from an MC, a writer, and a record collector featuring interviews with well-respected figures from rap's past and present. A Stony Island Audio experience.
Magnificent Day For An Interview with guest Pharoahe Monch
We have a very special guest this week, quite literally one of the greatest MCs in the world, Pharoahe Monch. From his beginnings in Organized Konfusion to his new rock-oriented project Thirteen, Monch blends peerless technical ability with wild concepts and emotional range. He is truly gifted as a rapper and has made some of our favorite music of all time. The three hosts also discuss the best rap albums not currently available on streaming services, capped by Organized Konfusion's masterpiece Stress: The Extinction Agenda. DBRP is a proud member of the Stony Island Audio podcast network.
Dropping Science with guest Cut Chemist
This week the fellas discuss who the best DJ/producers in hip-hop culture are throughout time with feedback from our twitter followers. Then we have a great interview with one of those luminaries, the legendary turntablist, producer, artist, and collector Cut Chemist. Cut shares great stories from his incredible career and tells us about his devotion to collecting "paper," specifically vintage hip-hop flyers and posters.
MF DOOM Memorial with guest Open Mike Eagle
Rest in peace Daniel Dumile aka MF DOOM the greatest underground rapper who ever lived. This episode is our attempt to celebrate the life, music and legacy of DOOM. We are joined by DOOM fan and collaborator Open Mike Eagle to talk about our favorite tracks, memories and share some observations about what made him such a compelling character. DBRP is a proud part of the Stony Island Audio podcast network.
Latyrx The Song on The Album By The Group
For our 150th episode and our last show of 2020 we are very pleased to present an interview with a group that means a lot to our three co-hosts, Latyrx. Lateef the Truthspeaker and Lyrics Born made a groundbreaking self-titled album in 1997 that was hugely influential in all of our lives and led us to seek out left field experimental hip-hop. We are joined at the table this week by our friend Cutso who has worked closely with Lyrics Born for the past few years. DBRP is a proud part of the Stony Island Audio podcast network.
Statik Selektah Interview
This week the fellas interview radio host, DJ, producer, and hip-hop institution Statik Selektah. Statik chopped it up with us about his radio career, his production setup, and his practice of not breaking songs but breaking artists on his Shade45 show Showoff Radio. He is also promoting a new album, The Balancing Act, which has a staggering amount of high profile features. DBRP is a proud part of the Stony Island Audio podcast network.
2020 DBRP Awards Special with guest R.A.P. Ferreira
It's the third annual DBRP Awards! A beloved end-of-year tradition where we reach out to some of our favorite artists, writers, and friends of the program for feedback on the year in rap music combine that with the ballots of our editorial board of David, Demone, and Nate, and then "award" great music across a wide variety of categories. We also spend a little bit of time talking about bad graphic design and annoying trends, but mostly this is a celebration of an amazing year for music and not much else. Tune in to hear about our favorite album covers, song titles, featured verses and much more, building up to our Song of the Year, Best Producer Alive, Best Rapper Alive, and of course a hotly contested race for Album of the Year. We so have a quick check-in interview with artist R.A.P. Ferreira about his glorious opus Purple Moonlight Pages, and his forthcoming album and VR experience Bob's Son Cafe.
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Great Podcast for Hip Hop Heads
Great podcast for hip hop heads. Lots of nerdiness (in a good way) about the music we love. I’m not into all the music they’re into but it’s clear that the hosts are informed and genuine fans.
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Amazing dope fresh host be myself dope unique
Such a dope pod... very engaging, fun debates about the oft-neglected artists making innovative pushes in the art form. Great interviews and they ask the questions that you (the nerds of all nerds) want to hear 👏huge fan and hope to be on it one day. Salute to Dem (dope emcee too), Nate and David!