"This Week in Hype" Podcast: Closing Out "MCHG", 10 Minutes With OnCue & More


It's Friday, and you know what that means; time

to reflect on all the mistakes you've made in life and gently weep into an ever decreasing bottle of whiskey

for a new "

This Week In Hype

" podcast!

For the latest edition, I close out all the "Magna Carta Holy Grail" hype with one last barrage of review, raise the stakes in our theme song contest, talk to guest


about cardboard cut outs and Just Blaze and much more.

Discussed This Week


* My embarrassing attempt at a "

Good Morning Vietnam

" introduction.

* I up the ante - make me a dope intro/theme song for this podcast, win a pair of

headphones from Sol Republic

. Seriously.

* But that's not all...as always, I'm also hooking up a trivia question winner with more fresh gear from our official sponsor for July,

IM King


* I bring all the "Magna Carta Holy Grail" hype to a close with one last (quasi) review.

* Acknowledging the reviewer/critic/writer bias - plus, I get in way over my head with a quantum mechanics reference.

* "10 Minutes With Someone Dope" guest,



5 New Albums You Need to Hear This Week on Audiomack

Press play on new releases from Lakeyah, Larry June and Cardo, Cheque, Co Cash, and midwxst.


Joony Refuses to Be Complacent

Maryland native Joony is an unstoppable force in hip-hop. He breaks down his journey for Audiomack World.


Tems, Mozzy & Pa Salieu: Best of the Week

Tems, Mozzy, Pa Salieu, and more all had the best new songs on Audiomack this week.


. We talk the magical world of cardboard cut outs, how a pirated copy of Photoshop lead OnCue to working with Just Blaze, Rosa Acosta's abs and much more.

* You should

follow OnCue here

, and check out some of his music (like "


", "

New Religion

" and "

Feel Tall


* The worst "

Hip-Hop Songs of All-Time

", my undying hatred for Puffy and Mase.

* This week's closing song,

UGK's "Swishas & Dosha"


If you hate getting dope things easily, you're going to want to avoid

subscribing to "This Week in Hype" on iTunes

at all costs. (That was my dyslexic way of saying you should.)


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