A half-assed cultural talk show we accidentally created while trying to do a music show. We weigh in on pop culture, social topics, entertainment, sports, and much more from New York. The Director's commentary track to the culture. Featuring Paul Smith, Brandon, and Tone Aye. WARNING: Contains very strong opinions!rs!
February 19th, 2019 | 1 hr 9 mins
black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling
Run That Shit Back HOF: So Far Gone
In honor of the 10 year anniversary of a mixtape classic, we take a trip to Houstatlantavegas and induct Champagne Papi’s breakout project from 2009, So Far Gone. Along with a few familiar voices we discuss how the album came to be, what it meant at the time, what ages we’ll plus what didn’t, and how Drake helped shaped today’s music landscape thanks to this project. If you’re reading this it’s not too late to sit back and enjoy the second entry into the RTSB HOF
February 12th, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
black twitter, blackface, cardi b, comedy, culture, grammys, gucci, hip-hop, instagram, music, nicki, obama, social media, sports, trump, wrestling
With Tone out this week and a few FOTS filling in, we discuss what happened at The Grammys and the state of award shows, Cardi’s big win and how Nicki being bullied by BET (Say that 5x fast), Gucci throwing their hat in the blackface race and Industry Plants
February 4th, 2019 | 1 hr 35 mins
black twitter, comedy, critics, cultural, culture, dogs, hip-hop, instagram, music, not up for debate, nufd, politics, reddit, social media, sports, tekashi69, tomi lahren, wrestling
We finally hit our 100th episode. We weigh in all the current topics, 21 Savage, Tekashi 6ix9ine, and the great modern families. Other topics discussed Tomi Lahren, Super Bowl snooze fest, Meek Mill, Travis Scott, Colin Kaepernick, and much more.
January 30th, 2019 | 58 mins 29 secs
2001, 5 mic, 9/11, black twitter, breakfast club, brock lesnar, classic, comedy, culture, dame dash, dl hugley, documentary, drake, eminem, goat, hip-hop, jay z, just blaze, kanye, kanye west, kings, metacritic, metoo, michael jackson, music, nia jax, oscars, rocafella, rocawear, sag awards, sept. 11, social media, soulja boy, sports, sundance, terry crews, xxl
Run That Sh*t Back HOF Podcast “The Blueprint”
“For our 1st inductee into the Cooperstown of music podcast, we induct arguably the best work from the best rapper of our time, 2001’s “The Blueprint” from Jay-Z. Join me, Paul Smith, and a few other familiar voices as we dissect a hip hop masterpiece”
January 29th, 2019 | 1 hr 13 mins
black twitter, breakfast club, brock lesnar, comedy, culture, hip-hop, metacritic, music, nia jax, oscars, royal rumble, sag awards, social media, soulja boy, sports, wrestling
The gang is back for the surprise Paul and celebrate his birthday by having an appreciation episode. Nothing over the top, but we discussed his favorite topics - Award Shows & Metric Critic Scores. Topics include SAG awards, Oscars outlook, more Fyre Festival discussion, and of course Soulja Boy. We also discussed Terry Crews vs DL Hughley and the upcoming Michael Jackson documentary.
January 14th, 2019 | 1 hr 39 mins
apple, billy mcfarland, black twitter, business, comedy, culture, festival, fyre, fyre fraud, hip-hop, hulu, ja rule, music, netflix, sexual harassment, social media, sports, toure, work-wife, wrestling, wwe
Starting the 2019 off hot with the Fyre Festival documentary on Hulu. We can't get enough how stupid Ja Rule is, and how he fell for the okey doke. Also, we get into the importance of business infrastructure.
January 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 40 mins
alexa, amazon, black twitter, cardi b, comedy, cosby, culture, diss, drake, eminem, expect, hip-hop, jay-z, joe budden, kanye, kelis, lifetime, music, nas, nicki minaj, pusha t, r. kelly, rip, social media, sports, spotify, technology, twitter, wrestling, wwe, wyoming
We're Back like 23! After coming back from a mini-winter break, the crew sits down at an undisclosed location to discuss Robert Kelly, the meaning of the Christmas, the next phase of the Marvel Universal.
December 10th, 2018 | 1 hr 48 mins
6ix9ine, anxiety, avocado, awards, bacon, black, black panther, black twitter, comedy, culture, drake, draymond, football, friendsgiving, grammys, hip-hop, jets, kd, kevin hart, lebron, mac-n-cheese, mental health, music, nba, nfl, oscars, ptsd, social media, sports, thanksgiving, the, warriors, wrestling
Mobile Not Up For Debate Episode. Paul gets a new whip, Kevin quits his gig, and Kendrick Lamar leads Grammy nominations.
November 18th, 2018 | 2 hrs 1 min
anxiety, avocado, bacon, black twitter, comedy, culture, draymond, football, friendsgiving, hip-hop, jets, kd, lebron, mac-n-cheese, mental health, music, nba, nfl, ptsd, social media, sports, thanksgiving, warriors, wrestling
Warning We had a few technical difficulties and some nasty punch-ins, so bear with us. We had the whole gang in studio this week to close out our legendary run at The Ground. However, we will still be recording and dropping episodes.
November 13th, 2018 | 1 hr 17 mins
anime, black twitter, comedy, culture, dbz, donnell jones, dragonball z, film, hip-hop, movies, music, social media, sports, wrestling, xmas
Brandon & Paul discuss all things Dragon Ball Z, and more.
November 5th, 2018 | 1 hr 38 mins
beef, bet, black twitter, black women, cardi b, comedy, culture, davis, fashion nova, funny, hip-hop, instagram, lebron, music, nba, nicki minaj, politics, premium, snapchat, social media, sports, vote, voting, wrestling
This week we discuss the nastiness of the Cash App and premium snapchat accounts, Remy Ma's journalism skills or lack there of, and try to finally wrap up the Nicki vs Carbi B beef. Also, we take an early deep dive of the beginning of the NBA season, discuss some playoff teams and how Lebron is doing on the Lakers.
October 22nd, 2018 | 1 hr 40 mins
40, beef, big sean, black twitter, comedy, culture, diss records, drake, games, hip-hop, joe budden, music, online, pillow-talking, playstation, pusha t, rap, social media, sports, wrestling
This week we discuss Joe Budden's podcast interview with Pusha T where he unveiled the source of the information he used on Drake. We dive into trust and pillow talking. Also, we talked about the Mega Millions (Billions) and what we would do if we won. Other topics include playing video games, spending money on the mobile games, downloading music in the 2000s and much more.
October 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 50 mins
azelia banks, b, biggie, bill cosby, black twitter, chief keef, comedy, culture, hip-hop, kanye west, liberals, mac miller, music, pop, president, quavo, social media, sports, trump, wale, white house, wrestling, wwe
Its a full house this week, the gang is all here to talk black culture. Brandon gives us a Stone Cold-esque rant about Kanye West and his recent antics. We also discuss other pressing issues such as Vic Mensa's freestyle, Quavo versus Nicki, black politics, and much more.
October 8th, 2018 | 1 hr 39 mins
bill cosby, black twitter, browns, comedy, culture, florida, future, hannibal buress, hbo, hip-hop, insecure, issa rae, jail, jets, kanye west, music, netflix, news, social media, sports, supreme court, wrestling, yg king pop
Special Guest YG King Pop stops through to talk music and influence. Topics also include Insecure, Kanye West, and a heated debate about Bill Cosby - along with a controversial comparison by Paul!!!
October 1st, 2018 | 1 hr 30 mins
black twitter, brett kavanaugh, cardi b, comedy, creed, culture, hip-hop, kat williams, kevin hart, lakers, lebron james, lil wayne, michael b jordan, music, nba, social media, space jam, sports, tiffany haddish, wrestling
Brandon dials-in, while Karen is in the studio this week. The crew takes a deep dive to discuss the Cosby trial conclusion, and what it means to watch him go to prison. Topics also include comedians, new movie trailers for the fall season, Space Jam 2, Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, the return of Lil Wayne, and more.
September 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, hogey, lil wayne, music, nike, rap, skate, skateboarding, social media, sports, tony hawk, wrestling, wwe
Brandon and Paul are joined by two local skateboarding legends, Hogey & Andrew Singh to talk everything skate. Topics include Lil Wayne's legacy, his impact on current hip-hop, and his skate skills. Also discussed is skating video games, Lebron, NBA and much more.