Monday, June 26, 2017

Podcast: "Hip Hop Squares" (The BackBeat)

This week on The BackBeat, we take a moment to celebrate the life of rap legend, Prodigy from the group Mobb Deep. Excited for the BET Awards? We discuss the 2017 BET Nominees and give our projections on which artists will win awards on Sunday. Next, we get into Swizz Beatz calling
Balenciaga out on instagram for replicating a Ruff Ryder shirt in their upcoming line without giving proper credit to the record label or asking to use their logo. We end with our love for DJ Khaled’s new song “Wild Thoughts” featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, which has debuted at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Stay tuned to the end of the episode where we give our favorite songs of the moment. Marcus picks tracks from Whitney Houston, DJ Khaled and Little Dragon. While Kyera chooses her favorite cuts from Lizzo, Hiatus Kaiyote and Vince Staples.