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Vado tells a story of a check-cashing scheme gone awry at Cipha Sounds’ Take It Personal Hip-Hop Improv show.
OG Hot 97 on-air personality and one half of the Juan Epstein movement Cipha Sounds joins Jack and Dallas Penn on the new installment of The Combat Jack Show.
This week, Cipha Sounds from Hot 97 and Juan Epstein dropped by and shared his history from being Lil Kim’s DJ to opening up for Funk Master Flex at the Tunnel. He also talks how he broke Rihanna, the change in NY rap radio, why he wishes he stayed on satellite radio and how’s he’s doing big things in Hollywood via his Take It Personal improv movement. Eff their podcast? Not this episode.
Image via Ciph’s IG
Hit the jump for a bonus podcast, the new episode of TCJS alumni DJ Benhameen, featuring Maceo of De La Soul.
Cipha Sounds & Drewski ft. Maino, Bodega Bamz, Chinx Drugz, Troy Ave, Mack Wilds & City Boy Dee – Banned From Radio
Cipha Sounds and Drewski bring together some of NYC’s biggest names for a new posse cut over a flip of the “Banned From TV” beat.
Louch joins Cipha Sounds at the UCB Theater for his Take It Personal Hip-Hop Improv series and gives some behind the scenes on the making of “It’s All About The Benjamins”. He reveals that he didn’t initially like the now iconic beat and only spit over it after being urged to by Missy Elliott, who, as it turns out, played a huge but largely unheralded role in the construction of the song.
So yeah, MISSY ELLIOTT IS THE REASON STYLES DOESN’T HAVE A BENJAMINS VERSE.
The original kufi smacker joins Cipha Sounds at his Take It Personal Hip-Hop Improv night and tells a hilarious story about the time he was summoned to Farrakhan’s hotel for a lecture after he took the Nation of Islam leader’s name in vain. Jimmy didn’t take kindly to be g-checked and started mouthing off and that’s when shit got real.
He speaks about Kendrick’s show at Roseland Ballroom, smoking weed, upcoming projects and more. Watch the full interview above.
Ab sits down with Ciph and Peter and talks about his start with TDE, Kendrick being on another level, his desire to out smoke Snoop, upcoming projects and more.
Previously: Ab-Soul – RapFix Live Freestyle
Ever wonder how Troy can rap about moving all that POWDER and not catch heat from the Hip-Hop Police? Everything’s alleged baby!
Previously: Troy Ave Interview w/ Xclusives Zone
Tip stopped on the morning show on Hot 97 to promote the release of his new album Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head. He also apoke about carrying a gun for self defense, signing of Iggy Azalea and more. Hit the jump to watch the second part of the interview.
Kiss has been making a lot of noise lately. To keep it going, he stops by Hot 97 for a little bit of some laid back discussion with Ciph and Rosenberg. They touch on a number of topics including Mase’s return and more.