This week’s show is a combination of several stories where Hip Hop icons Chuck D, MC Ren & Dame Dash have come out against today’s rap artist and the radio stations that play them. Has the game passed these gentleman by? Or are they truly out to serve the best interest of the hip hop culture and ensure it’s future by combating against corporate run radio stations and label executives who profit off hip hop without contributing to it. Take a listen to our most in depth show in IllSide Radio history.
This week’s show we celebrate the life of poet and activist Maya Angelou who passed at the age of 86. The Rap Genius website made news on the eve of the Santa Barbara mass shooting by celebrating the murderer’s “beautiful” words. Closing out the show we talk Torae & Skyzoo’s debut collaboration album, The Barrell Brothers and take one last shot at the Indiana Pacer’s woeful season. This and more on IllSide Radio.
This week Odeisel & Gabe tour music industry news from the Dr. Dre and Apple camp on the eve of their forthcoming billion dollar deal. Will those Beats by Dre headphone dollars find their way back to the community? OD and Gabe have their opinion for you. The cat fight of the week between Jay-Z and Solanage made headlines and IllSide Radio delivers the blow by blow of the kick heard round the world. Michael Sam and the NBA playoffs round out this week’s show. Check it out y’all!
This week the super duo come out guns blazing as they discuss Donald Sterling’s NBA ban and why the NBA didn’t take action years earlier. There hasn’t been a better 1st round of NBA playoffs and OD and Gabe talk about some of their favorite moments and players performance. Outkast celebrated their 20th anniversary this past week, and IllSide Radio talks about their debut album, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik that started it all. This and more on IllSide Radio.
This week’s show IllSide’s Odeisel and Gabe talk about a million dollar Wu-Tang Clan album that will be sold to one lucky buyer. The duo also critique Mobb Deep’s re-release of their sophomore album, The Infamous on the eve of their 20 year anniversary and ask what the hell is up with Young Thug wearing dresses?! This and more on this week’s booming in your trunk IllSide Radio.
This week’s show focuses on Freddie Gibbs latest album, Piñata with super producer Madlib. We also touch on the missing Malaysia Airline that dropped off the face of the earth and if Phil Jackson can help turn the New York Knicks back in to winners. This and more on this week’s show.
This week’s show unravels Rick Ross’ latest album, Mastermind and whether or not Ross recording career has plateaued. Steve Stoute made noise this past week with his VH1 special, the Tanning of America and his slight diss against 50 cent. Odeisel has plenty to say about Stoutes latest moves. We close out with if 50 Cent needs to prove anything else in rap, and what’s the future of the G-Unit brand. This and more on IllSide Radio.
This week’s show OD and Gabe relive the first boring Super Bowl in over a decade. Speaking of a decade ago, the IllSide crew relive Super Bowl history aka nipplegate and Kanye West’s debut solo album The College Dropout. Is there any reason to watch George Zimmerman and DMX fight? We discuss this and more on this week’s IllSide Radio. Boom!
This week Odeisel and Gabe offer some perspective to the recent backlash Seattle Seahawks star player Richard Sherman received this week. Is being called a thug a disguise for calling a black athlete the N-word? We chime on this issue and more. We also share our concern for Justin Bieber and if his personal life is spiraling out of control as well as discussing this year’s NBA all star game. Come listen to the team that keeps it 100 every show for 3 years strong. IllSide Radio. Boom.