Strictly Hip-Hop Ep. 51 2017 Recap

January 7, 2018

Hello everyone and welcome back for a special episode of Strictly Hip-Hop with your host Chris Platte. Joining the podcast is longtime friend and guest of the show Conner Ennis of Kick Back Hip-Hop! On this podcast Conner and I discuss everything from the Tupac biopic, to Everyday Struggle and the drama surrounding it, also Eminem, the biggest winners, losers, surprises and memories of 2017 and lastly a tribute to all those we lost this year. All this plus we look ahead to what hip hop has in store for us in 2018. 

 

 

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Strictly Hip-Hop Ep. 50 Top 25 Hip-Hop Projects of 2017

December 27, 2017

Hello everyone it's Chris Platte and welcome back to a very special episode of Strictly Hip-Hop! This episode is the second annual "Greatest Hip-Hop projects of the year!" This year the list has expanded to 25 because this year has been one of the best year's in the history of this genre with a ton of great releases. This list will include mixtapes, EP's, and of course albums. Just like last year I discuss every album's ranking and give my favorite tracks off the project. This podcast is a good way to find out everything you may have missed this year. Feel free to give me your thoughts on my list by contacting me on twitter!

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Here's the list!

Ranking:

  1. Damn
  2. 4:44
  3. Laila’s Wisdom
  4. No Dope On Sunday’s
  5. I Decided
  6. Pretty Girls Like Trap Music
  7. I4Eva is a Mighty Long Time
  8. No One Really Ever Dies
  9. 508-507-2209
  10. Bar Exam 4
  11. The Iceberg
  12. All Amerikkkan Badass
  13. Radio Silence
  14. Rather You Than Me
  15. RTJ3
  16. Flower Boy
  17. Luv is Rage 2
  18. Pressure
  19. Future
  20. Nightmare on Elm Street
  21. Mumble Rap
  22. Culture
  23. Big Fish Theory
  24. Wu Tang: The Saga Continues
  25. 8
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Strictly Hip-Hop Ep. 49 Mumble Rap Mixtape Review (Featuring Ken of Dead End Hip-Hop)

December 18, 2017

Hello everyone and welcome back to Strictly Hip-Hop! As always I am the host Chris Platte and joining me today is long time guest and partner of the podcast Ken Inge the CEO of Dead End Hip-Hop! Today we pair up to review Roc Nation artist Belly's latest mixtape "Mumble Rap." Belly came up in the 2000's before signing to XO and co-writing for the Weekend's album Beauty Behind the Madness which won him Grammy awards. A few years later Belly decided to leave XO to sign with Roc Nation and contiune his own career as an artist.    

 

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Guest: Ken Inge

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Strictly Hip-Hop Ep. 48 SYRE Album Review (Featuring Ken of Dead End Hip-Hop)

December 17, 2017

Hello everyone and welcome back to Strictly Hip-Hop! As always I am the host Chris Platte and joining me today is long time guest and partner of the podcast Ken Inge the CEO of Dead End Hip-Hop! Today we pair up to review Roc Nation artist Jaden Smith’s debut album “SYRE.”   

 

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Guest: Ken Inge

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Strictly Hip-Hop Ep. 47 Super Slimey Mixtape Review (Featuring Will Gill)

December 4, 2017

Hello everyone and welcome back to Strictly Hip-Hop! As always I am the host Chris Platte and joining me today is long time guest Will Gill of the Hip Hop Review Podcast! Today we pair up to review the surprise collaborative mixtape between Future and Young Thug titled “Super Slimey” Both artists are coming off a stretch of critically acclaimed projects and have emerged as some of the biggest stars out of Atlanta, one of the hottest cities in hip hop right now.

 

 

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Guest: Will Gill

Twitter: @Iam_willgil

Check Out Will Gill and Vonte the Pro's Hip-Hop Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hip-hop-review-podcast/id1046288987?mt=2 

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Strictly Hoop Talk: Fizdale Fired + Deep Dive On All Playoff Teams (Featuring Akhil Hollingsworth)

November 30, 2017

Hello everyone and welcome back to Strictly Hoop Talk! Today Akhil returns to the show as we talk about the Memphis Grizzlies shocking decision to fire David Fizdale plus a deep dive on all 16 teams currently in the playoff picture!

 

 

 

 

 

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Guest(s): Akhil Hollingsworth

 

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Strictly Hip-Hop Ep. 46 Drew Parks Interview

November 29, 2017

Hello everyone and welcome back to Strictly Hip-Hop I am your host Chris Platte and this episode is a special interview of Michigan artist Drew Parks! Drew has a very interesting career path. Starting his rap career at age 10, releasing his first album at age 15, starting a music podcast at age 13, his love for Detroit hip-hop, forming a brotherhood with Andre Drummond, getting a mixtape hosted by Pauly D, getting the theme song of ESPN’s show performing for Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, and Rihanna, opening for Kendrick Lamar on his Good Kidd m.A.A.d City Tour, adapting to the streaming era of music, what to expect in the future and much more.

 

 

 

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Guest(s): Drew Parks

 

 

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Strictly Hip-Hop Ep. 45: Interview with Spotify Playlist Curator Nick Jorgenson

November 28, 2017

Hello everyone and welcome back to another episode of Strictly Hip-Hop I am your host Chris Platte and joining me for the first time is Nick Jorgenson a Spotify Playlist curator, founder of Jorankus Music Group and rap consultant for Universal Music. Nick tells his interesting story of becoming a playlist curator and founder of a hip hop label, gives insight in to what it’s like to be a playlist curator and just how important it is in the age of streaming music.

 

 

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Guest(s): Nick Jorgenson

 

 

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Strictly Hoop-Talk: What are the Detroit Pistons? (Featuring Duncan Smith)

November 14, 2017

Hello everyone and welcome to another episode of Strictly Hoop-Talk! Returning to the show today is Pistons expert Duncan Smith of Pistons Powered and Athletic Detroit. In this podcast we take a look at one of the most shocking teams in the NBA the Detroit Pistons sitting at second in the eastern conference with a 10-3 record winning 8 of the last 9 and sweeping a 5 game home stand for the first time in a decade. We discuss what have been the contributing factors to the teams success, should people be optimistic about this team and lastly, we look ahead to the Pistons schedule and detrmine how to measure their success. 

 

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Duncan Smith

 

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Strictly Hoop Talk: Bledsoe Trade, Celtics, Nuggets, Thunder (Featuring Akhil Hollingsworth)

November 8, 2017

Hello everyone and welcome back to another episode of Striclty Hoop Talk! Today joining the show for the first time is Akil Hollingsworth. In this podcast we break down the Bledsoe trade, Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics hot start and lastly we check in on the Nuggets and the Thunder.

 

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