Work In Progress is a new music podcast and upcoming eighth studio album brought to you by rapper, Andy Mineo. During each hour-long episode, Andy and featured guests discuss the creative process, inspiration and themes behind songs from his highly anticipated “lost files” LP. New audio & video episodes will be released every three weeks on Fridays.
Andy and the crew come together to discuss the current divide in the country and the difficulty of being a Christian during the current political and social climate. This conversation will create space for dialogue that often shows up in Twitter hot-takes give more space critical through. Podcast Guest: Kareem Manuel CEO, We Society
Andy and the crew come together to discuss setting the proper priorities, the impact of legacy and the reality of impermanence. Andy shares his own wrestles with honing his craft, and investing in his family. Podcast Guest: Lecrae Recording Artist; President at Reach Records
Andy and the crew come together to discuss the impact of trauma, the consequences of broken family dynamics, and the value of counseling. Andy opens up about his relationship with his father and it’s impact on him today. Podcast Guest: Swoope; Artist
So Far Gone
Andy and the crew come together to discuss the art of honing your craft, Andy’s experience going viral, and whether or not technical ability matters in rap anymore. The conversation explores the rich heritage of technical skill in rap harkening to 90’s era hip-hop and the unhealthy skill-shaming that often colors the conversation. Podcast Guest: Marcus Hollinger VP of Marketing, Reach Records.
I Ain't Done (BEAM Version)
Andy and the crew come together to discuss the tension between technical ability and feel when delivering an end product. This conversation will reveal the untold story behind the two versions that existed before the release of Andy’s “I Ain’t Done”. Exploring cultural movements like punk-rock and new-age cinema the team will uncover the beauty of sometimes going with the “feel” of a thing. This conversation will also cover anxiety and self-doubt as referenced in the track. Podcast Guest: Cristina Mineo
Andy and Del are joined by BJ Thompson to discuss the challenges of commitment and marriage as Andy shares the story behind the creation of the song and updates on his own journey in marriage.
The review title tells you all you need to know. Great reflections and great content for anyone to listen to.
A New Fan
I wasn’t really a fan until I heard this podcast; I just didn’t no where to start with his music and what the songs where about, this helped.
Andy my name is Micah and I’m 13 and I live in Washington state. I love music and My dad listened to you since as long as I can remember. Your music has inspired me for my future. (When I get older I hope to pursue music as a career). (I’m a Christian).