I'm really not sure why, but I keep putting out these "
" podcasts, and y'all keep asking for me. You're probably drunk, but hey, I got love for my fellow drunks. So we'll just have to keep 'em coming then.
This week, I attempt to figure out Chance the Rapper's place in the game now that "Acid Rap" is one year old, and talk to Locksmith about being brave enough to talk about sexual abuse in his raps, making grown man music and much more.
Discussed This Week
* As always, shout out to
for that dope theme song. You can now
on the podcast.
* My wife's out of town and suddenly I'm acting like
* On the one-year anniversary of "
", I break down the project's impact, and think about Chance's place in the game. Is he the biggest indie hip-hop success story in hip-hop anniversary? Is he secretly signed to a label? How do we not know more about the last 365 days of what his life's been like behind the scenes?
* I bring on
to talk about his new album, "A Thousand Cuts", and more specifically his "Hardest Song Ever", which delves into the sexual abuse he suffered as a child. This is one of the realest interviews I've ever done, my most sincere thanks to Locksmith for being brave enough to have this discussion.
* You should
. You can
, and find
* This week's closing song, Big K.R.I.T.'s "
[Nathan S. is the managing editor of The DJBooth, the proprietor of RefinedHype, and a hip-hop writer. He also occasionally talks in podcast form and appears on RevoltTV. His beard is awesome.