60 episodes

The Culture is a carefully curated weekly podcast. It has everything you need for an edgy and thought provoking show with diverse representation, lots of gritty references, and panelists who are just as unfiltered and opinionated. Hosted by Jeff DeLaRosa and Anthony Austin, this show is anything but basic.
Not only a musical genre, Hip Hop is a way of life and this show is the conversational embodiment and representation of such. Inspiring, motivating, entertaining, and empowering people from all walks of life as we showcase a variety of perspectives in Hip Hop and the culture surrounding it.
Be part of the culture and gain a new experience through engaging conversation and raw content that you won't find anywhere else. From discussions on Hip Hop news, to compelling and provocative newsworthy guests, this is a must listen. This is a podcast inspired by and for our culture!
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The Culture Jeff and Anthony

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 130 Ratings

The Culture is a carefully curated weekly podcast. It has everything you need for an edgy and thought provoking show with diverse representation, lots of gritty references, and panelists who are just as unfiltered and opinionated. Hosted by Jeff DeLaRosa and Anthony Austin, this show is anything but basic.
Not only a musical genre, Hip Hop is a way of life and this show is the conversational embodiment and representation of such. Inspiring, motivating, entertaining, and empowering people from all walks of life as we showcase a variety of perspectives in Hip Hop and the culture surrounding it.
Be part of the culture and gain a new experience through engaging conversation and raw content that you won't find anywhere else. From discussions on Hip Hop news, to compelling and provocative newsworthy guests, this is a must listen. This is a podcast inspired by and for our culture!
New episodes every Monday morning
Become a Patron
Support the show

    Hip-Hop Saved My Life

    Hip-Hop Saved My Life

    On the wake of the 20th anniversary of the attacks on 9/11, the boys reflect on and discuss the cultural significance of that day. For this episode Jeff posed the question, what does Hip-Hop mean to you? They share testimonials from various people from all walks of life on the impact that the culture has had on them.

    Topics Discussed:
    Remembering 9/11The 20th anniversary of Jay-Z's The Blueprint albumWhat does Hip-Hop mean to youLil Uzivert gets forehead diamond ripped offThe death of Michael K. WilliamsAn all new Ghetto Word of the WeekAfrika Bambaataa sued for child sex traffickingEvander Holyfield gets knocked outNew Tupac Shakur conspiraciesFeatured Song: Hip-Hop Saved My Life - Lupe Fiasco (featuring Nikki Jean)

    Ghetto Word of the Week: Dope
    Urban Dictionary: Dope

    Referenced Links:
    21 Rappers Explain What Hip-Hop Means To Them - XXL (xxlmag.com)

    Lil Uzi Vert Says Fans Ripped Out His $24 Million Forehead Diamond (Video) (hiphopvideoworld.com)

    Afrika Bambaataa and the Zulu Nation Sued for Child Sex Trafficking — Metropolis (metropolisnewspaper.com)

    Cop who held Tupac after fatal shooting is accused of ‘killing rapper or helping him escape’ in wild conspiracy theory | SmartNews

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    • 52 min
    Lifestyles of the Rich & Shameless

    Lifestyles of the Rich & Shameless

    Some die with a name, some die nameless. In this episode Jeff and Ant talk about surviving the devastating hurricane that hit the north east this week and they break down the list of richest rappers in Hip Hop history. They also discuss Kanye finally dropping Donda, Drake's new album and much more!

    Topics Discussed:
    Hurricane IdaKanye dropping DondaDrake's new albumJa Rule Verzuz Fat JoeNBA anti- vaxers ruleThe Bishop Sycamore scandalIs that racistGhetto word of the WeekTop 30 richest rappers in the worldFeatured Song: Lifestyles of the Rich & Shameless - Lost Boyz

    Ghetto word of the Week: Shady
    Urban Dictionary: shady

    Referenced Links:
    Bishop Sycamore scandal: Complete timeline of the scam that fooled ESPN  - SBNation.com

    Black man sues Detroit bank alleging racial discrimination, wrongful accusation of fraud - ABC News (go.com)

    The 30 Richest Rappers in the World (2021) | Wealthy Gorilla

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    • 55 min
    Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing ta F' wit

    Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing ta F' wit

    Racism, Kanye, and Wu-Tang... In this episode the guys welcome Mikey-She once again to the show to continue the racism discussion. Mikey and Anthony get deep on the subject. Also, Nore and his beef with Wu-Tang and should he apologize? Jeff reminds everybody why Wu-Tang Clan ain't nothing to F with.

    Topics Discussed:
    Racism from a white man's perspectiveIs subtle or inadvertent racism a thing?Kanye WestWill Donda ever drop?(Disclaimer) Donda had not dropped at the time of this recording
    Milk Crate Challenge deathsPJ Washington and Brittany Renner situationPee Wee Herman and Pepe' Le Pew sexual harassmentsGhetto word of the weekNore's beef with Wu-Tang affiliatesFeatured Song: Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing ta F' wit - Wu-Tang Clan

    Ghetto word of the week: "Word"
    Urban Dictionary: word

    Referenced Links:
    N.O.R.E. Feels Killa Beez's Stings After 'Drink Champs' Diss | HipHopDX

    Check out Mikey's podcast:
    ‎Mikey and Rinne Stay In on Apple Podcasts

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    • 50 min
    Fugeela

    Fugeela

    The greatest rappers out of New Jersey. That is the theme of the episode as Jeff and Anthony welcome back resident guest Mikey-She to the show to break down their top 5 greatest rappers of all time that hail from New Jersey. Also, an all new Ghetto Word of the Week and the boys continue to dissect whether Batman is racist.

    Topics Discussed:
    Damon Wayans Verzuz Dave Chappelle battleTrending topicsThe Milk Crate challengeIs That Racist segmentMike Richards' Jeopardy situationJack Morris' insensitivity towards AsiansGhetto Word of the WeekOur weekly Batman slanderMarvel Comics being more progressive than DC ComicsBest 3 album run of all timeManny PacquiaoFeatured Song: Fugeela - The Fugees

    Ghetto Word of the Week: Blicky
    Urban Dictionary: blicky

    Check out Mikey’s own podcast: 
    ‎Mikey and Rinne Stay In on Apple Podcasts

    Referenced Links:
    Michigan police handcuffs Black realtor and clients during house showing assuming they were thieves | The Independent

    Jack Morris suspended indefinitely after using accent as Shohei Ohtani came to bat - The Washington Post

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Iron Curtain

    The Iron Curtain

    Emasculation, racism, gentrification. Its all part of the Iron Curtain that is this episode. Jeff and Anthony welcome Grandpa & Chill hosts Sierra Doss and Phines Jackson as they talk about emasculation in Hip Hop, do women like pet names, and is Batman a racist?

    Topics discussed:
    Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Verzuz Wu-Tang?Devastating earthquake in HaitiNew albumsThe emasculation of the black man in Hip HopGay JokesAn all new Ghetto Word of the WeekIs Batman racist?50 Cent getting sued by Remy MartinWhat if Superman landed in Mexico instead of KansasFeatured song: The Iron Curtain - Benny The Butcher

    Ghetto word of the week: "B"
    Urban Dictionary: B

    Referenced Links:
    Naomi Osaka says she will donate tournament prize money to Haiti earthquake relief efforts (yahoo.com)

    50 Cent Is At War W/ One Of The Biggest Alcoholic Beverages Brands Ever – SOHH.com - The Projectyl

    Check out the Grandpa & Chill Podcast: Grandpa & Chill (buzzsprout.com)
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Money, Power, & Respect

    Money, Power, & Respect

    It was all about money, power, and respect when The Lox took on Dipset in a Verzuz battle. Jeff and Ant dissect, analyze, and review the battle that took the Hip Hop world by storm. Was this the best Verzuz battle of them all?  Who won the battle? Did Jadakiss, Sheek, and Styles prove they were New York's finest out of Yonkers, or did Juelz, Jim Jones, and Cam'ron take the crown for Harlem? Which rapper stood out the most out of them all? All these questions and more are answered in this episode.

    Topics Discussed:
    The Lox Vs. Dipset Verzuz battleNas' new album, King Disease 2Will kanye's Donda album ever be released?New musicChristine MbomaAre black athletes just genetically superior?Also, an all new "Is That Racist?", and the ghetto word of the week.

    Featured song: Money, Power, & Respect - The Lox (featuring Lil' Kim & DMX)

    Ghetto word of the week: Finna
    Urban Dictionary: finna

    Referenced link:
    Gender Test Demanded for Olympic Sprinter Because She 'Ran Too Fast' (insider.com)

    Follow Professor Jim on twitter: @jimbojonestown
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    • 1 hr 7 min

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5.0 out of 5
130 Ratings

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