45 episodes

Each week The What?! poses an unanswered, yet nagging, question discussed in hip hop circles, barber shops and street corners; and each week our hosts, Mouse and Nyla help you find the answers.
New episodes dropping every Monday.

The What?! Hip Hop, Questions, Legends and Lists The Black Effect Network

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    • 4.4 • 43 Ratings

Each week The What?! poses an unanswered, yet nagging, question discussed in hip hop circles, barber shops and street corners; and each week our hosts, Mouse and Nyla help you find the answers.
New episodes dropping every Monday.

    What’s The Most IMPORTANT Hip Hop Song Of All Time?

    What’s The Most IMPORTANT Hip Hop Song Of All Time?

    Nyla and Mouse had a tough time with this one! This week in honor of hip hops 50th year we have a deep dive on what’s the most important hip hop song of all time. Featuring picks by Kazeeem Famuyide, Shaheem Reid, Jayson Rodriguez and Damien Lemon. Tune in and comment in the socials below.
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    • 56 min
    The What?! Meets Louder Than A Riot

    The What?! Meets Louder Than A Riot

    This week Sidney Madden & Rodney Carmichael from Louder than a Riot join Nyla and Mouse to discuss misogyny and journalism in Hip Hop. Tune in and comment in the socials below.
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    The Afrobeat Influence on Hip Hop feat. Afro B

    The Afrobeat Influence on Hip Hop feat. Afro B

    “Joanna” singer Afro B joins Nyla and Mouse to talk about the Afrobeat wave with artists like Burna Boy, Tems and Wizkid running hip hop radio. Afro B tells us his US and UK top 5 rappers. Tune in and comment in the socials below.
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    • 42 min
    Is SZA a Hip Hop or R&B Artist?

    Is SZA a Hip Hop or R&B Artist?

    This week Nyla and Mouse unpack more questions on A.I. Rap, The current Queen and Princess of Hip Hop, the most anticipated albums and tours of 2023 and much more. Tune in and comment in the socials below.
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    • 45 min
    ItsTheReal and Blog Era Rap

    ItsTheReal and Blog Era Rap

    This week Jeff and Eric from ItsTheReal join Nyla and Mouse to talk headlines, hip hop gate keeping and Blog Era rap. Tune in and comment in the socials below.
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    The What?! Top Storytelling Rap Songs of All Time

    The What?! Top Storytelling Rap Songs of All Time

    The Black Effect Presents... The What?!
    Nyla, Mouse and producer D- Block list the top Storytelling rap songs of all time. Find out how many of Biggie’s classics cracked our list. 
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    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Peetey. ,

I dig it

You can agree to disagree with their perspective, but it’s still a dope podcast that has potential to be really good!

LowLeyef ,

Ehhhhhhh

Its ok i like the idea and concept but goodness it can be really frustrating to listen to a whole episode, mouse is really an ignorant tasteless racist heathen.. most of his takes on anything just be wrong and ignorant… his takes on music, on food, on life is just insane and annoying af… idk which pod is quest this or the breaks.. both of them def has the dumbest host in the podcast field because no lie these two host are by far them most idiotic and ignorant host I’ve ever heard

Kenny B 254/903 ,

Fire!!!!

I love what yall are doing with the show. I've been a fan of Mouse for a while, Nyla is dope, and shout out to D-BLOCK!!! Btw, because I really rock with Mouse and I've seen him tweet about this I know the show he was forgetting about is Bel-Air!!! Keep up the great work 🔥🔥🔥🔥

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