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This Week in Hype: Comedy Rap, Poop & More With Open Mike Eagle


Welcome to another episode of the "

This Week in Hype

" podcast. I'm not saying you have to listen, I'm just saying don't be surprised if you get to heaven and discover god is a huge fan.

This week, I basically dump a bunch of rage and stress on your earholes. So if that seems like the type of thing you'd be interested in, stick around. Also, I bring on the two-and-only Open Mike Eagle to talk about the similarities between comedy and hip-hop...and also poop.

Discussed This Week


* As always, shouts to Tino for that dope theme song. You should

follow Tino


hear Tino's story in full

on the podcast.

* I'm moving and stressed the fuck out and I dump some of that stress on y'all because you're welcome.

* Who wants the audio version of me

losing my shit on that kid who quit rap

? You do? Then you're in luck.

* I bring on



10 Rappers You Should Know Right Now

Luh Soldier, Snowsa, SGaWD, and K.Charles are four of the 10 new rappers you need to know right now on Audiomack.


Freddie Gibbs, Saweetie & Earl Sweatshirt: Best of the Week

Freddie Gibbs, Saweetie, and Earl Sweatshirt, among others, had the best new songs on Audiomack this week.


5 New Albums You Need to Hear This Week

Press play on new projects from Kizz Daniel, KCee, D-Block Europe, Lancey Foux, and Slump6s.

Open Mike Eagle

to talk about the overlaps between comedy and hip-hop, the genius

of Mitch Hedberg

, Dr. Dre's overwhelming presence in L.A. hip-hop, poop, fatherhood and much more.

* A hearty thank you to Mike for coming on. You should follow him


and check out

his "Dark Comedy" album

on Bandcamp and various other digital outlets and what not.

* This week's closing song, Open Mike Eagle's "Qualifiers", which also has

a pretty amazeballs video


Oh, and you should definitely

subscribe to the podcast on iTunes

, unless you suck, then don't.

[Nathan S. is the managing editor of The DJBooth and a hip-hop writer. He also occasionally talks in podcast form and appears on RevoltTV. His beard is awesome.

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