Hard Knock Life Podcast Ep. 018: Soulja Boy & Internet Rap

Soulja Boy recently embarked on a press tour to assert his position as founder of “Internet Rap.” Is there any validity in his claim? Are there any other possible claimants to the title? And what is Internet Rap? Has it been good for Hip-Hop? Powered by Classic Material NY @classicmaterialnyHost: Rawr Goodman @rawrPRESENTSCo-Host: TheCainMarko @thecainmarko Visuals by @SimplyDop3Executive Produced by @ft_mika_Follow us on twitter and IG: @HKLpodcast

Hard Knock Life Podcast Ep. 014: What did Hip-Hop Teach You in 2018?

For the first End of Year Episode for 2018, we discuss what kind of lessons Hip-Hop taught us. We cover the whole spectrum of the year, from social issues to business practices. What are some lessons that you have learned? Powered by: Classic Material NY TW: @fresthetic, IG: @classicmaterialny Hosted & moderated by: Saul Goodman TW: @lionofbedstuy, IG: @lionofbedstuy Co-hosted by: THECAINMARKO TW: @thecainmarko, IG: @thecainmarko, SC: soundcloud.com/thecainmarko Michael Pratt, TW: @ProjectPratt11, IG: @michaelpratt__ Guests: Melton, IG: @notmarinkd Darwins’ Toy IG: @darwinstoy Executive produced by : Mika TW: @BSideAnthems, IG: @bside.anthems Visuals by Modern…

Hard Knock Life Podcast Ep. 013: Hip-Hop & Comics

The comic book industry is older than Hip-Hop, and it should come to no surprise that its stories have inspired and influenced Hip-Hop artists everywhere. We explore the relationship between the two art forms and get a little geeky. This episode is dedicated to Stan Lee, 1922-2018. Guests: Melton, IG: @notmarinkd Michael Pratt, TW: @ProjectPratt11, IG: @michaelpratt__ Powered by Classic Material NY TW: @fresthetic, IG: @classicmaterialny Hosted & moderated by Saul Goodman TW: @lionofbedstuy, IG: @lionofbedstuy Co-hosted by THECAINMARKO TW: @thecainmarko, IG: @thecainmarko, SC: soundcloud.com/thecainmarko Executive produced by Mika TW: @BSideAnthems, IG: @bside.anthems…

Hard Knock Life Podcast Ep. 012: What is a freestyle worth?

What is a freestyle, and what is it worth now? Is a freestyle a necessity in a Hip-Hop artist’s portfolio… or a novelty? We explore all the definitions and scenarios from the 80’s to today, from New York to California, from Funkmaster Flex and Sway to Twitter. Guests: Melton, IG: @notmarinkd Michael Pratt, TW: @ProjectPratt11, IG: @michaelpratt__ Powered by Classic Material NY TW: @fresthetic, IG: @classicmaterialny Hosted & moderated by Saul Goodman TW: @lionofbedstuy, IG: @lionofbedstuy Co-hosted by THECAINMARKO TW: @thecainmarko, IG: @thecainmarko, SC: soundcloud.com/thecainmarko Executive produced by Mika TW: @BSideAnthems, IG: @bside.anthems…

Hard Knock Life Podcast Ep. 011: What is rap beef? ft. Dallas Penn

What’s beef? Beef was when you need two gats to go to sleep. Beef was when your moms ain’t safe up in the streets. Beef was when I saw you, you were guaranteed to be in ICU. But is it still? Was it ever? We explore a range of beefs through the span of Hip-Hop’s lifetime, including Eminem vs. MGK and Drake vs. Pusha T. Guests: Dallas Penn, TW: twitter.com/dallas_penn, IG: instagram.com/dallas_penn, SC: @talkitecturepod Melton, IG: instagram.com/notmarinkd Darwin’s Toy, IG: instagram.com/darwinstoy Powered by Classic Material NY TW: twitter.com/fresthetic, IG: instagram.com/classicmaterialny Hosted & moderated by Saul Goodman…

Hard Knock Life Podcast Ep. 6: Hip-Hop & Addiction

Is addiction an issue in Hip-Hop, or an issue in the larger music industry, or a n American issue? Listen as Saul Goodman (@lionofbedstuy) and TheCainMarko (@thecainmarko) discuss. This episode is dedicated to Mac Miller, aka Malcolm James McCormick, 1992-2018. Visuals by @SimplyDop3 Executive Produced by @BSideAnthems Follow us on twitter and IG: @HKLpodcast The Hard Knock Life Podcast is dedicated to the new core of Hip-Hop today: the business, the brand; and the balance between authenticity and entertainment. HKL breaks down the deals and the real; the bars and beef. HKL connects echoes of…