What’s The Headline

What’s The Headline

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What’s The Headline is a podcast brought to you by Ambrosia For Heads. Each week, AFH’s Founder Reggie Williams and its Editor-In-Chief Jake Paine will discuss life through the lens of Hip-Hop. Conducted remotely, Jake and Reggie will talk TV, Film, Sports, Current Events and, above all, Music. In addition to conversation that invites fans to participate through comments and even occasionally joining the chat, Reggie and Jake will invite artists and others to drop in and discuss their projects. As always, the conversations will be led by the music first. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whats-the-headline/support

We discuss 2021’s biggest Hip-Hop stories and best Rap album on this week’s episode of AFH’s What’s The Headline:

0:00 Intro
1:48 The biggest Hip-Hop stories of 2021 (Impact)
2:45 Busta Rhymes tore down the stage at the VMAs with an iconic performance
9:40 Hip-Hop will take over the 2022 Super Bowl halftime show with Dr. Dre, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige
12:39 Hip-Hop owned the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame with the induction of LL Cool J and JAY-Z
17:08 Dr. Dre made a major comeback a year after his brain aneurysm
22:22 Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Three 6 Mafia came to blows on the Verzuz stage
28:45 Big Daddy Kane Verzuz KRS-One was filled with behind the scenes tension
32:38 The LOX and Dipset took Verzuz to a new level with their performance and competitiveness
37:37 Drake and Kanye West feuded all year, openly and secretly
47:00 Kanye West gave Drink Champs the most riveting interview of the year
49:48 Hip-Hop lost DMX, Biz Markie, Shock G, Black Rob, Kangol Kid and many others
1:00:30 The biggest Hip-Hop stories of 2021 (ambrosiaforheads.com traffic)
1:07:30 The biggest Hip-Hop stories of 2021 (What’s The Headline podcast)
1:08:10 Royce 5’9, Lupe Fiasco and Mickey Factz had the best war of words of the year
1:09:20 Mickey Factz released the best diss record of the year with WRAiTH
1:11:00 AFH interviewed AZ, Joell Ortiz, Evidence, Skyzoo, Kurupt, Mickey Factz, Blu and more
1:13:17 The best Hip-Hop albums of 2021
1:14:20 Mach-Hommy – Pray For Haiti
1:15:27 Skyzoo – All The Brilliant Things
1:18:32 Lute – Gold Mouf 1:21:45 J. Cole – The Off-Season
1:25:30 Evidence – The Unlearning, Vol. 1
1:29:30 Westside Gunn – Hermes 8 Sides A & B
1:31:07 Dr. Dre – The Contract
1:13:23 Nas – King’s Disease 2
1:36:10 Stalley & Apollo Brown – Blacklight
1:38:55 Russ – Chomp 2
1:41:03 Khrysis – The Hour Of Khrysis
1:42:24 Armand Hammer & The Alchemist – Haram
1:43:50 Benny The Butcher – The Plugs I Met 2
1:45:00 Breeze Brewin & Juggaknots – Hindsight
1:47:20 Honorable Mentions
1:51:11 Big Sean joined Drink Champs and spoke in detail about his grievances with Kanye West
1:58:23 New music of the week from The Cool Kids & Larry June, Alchemist & Boldy James, and RZA & the Flatbush Zombies

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