Chris Platte Presents: Strictly Hip Hop & Strictly Hoop Talk

Chris Platte Presents: Strictly Hip Hop & Strictly Hoop Talk

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Chris Platte Presents: Strictly Hip-Hop and Strictly Hoop Talk: Chris Platte has a podcast series that talks in depth NBA hoops. For Strictly Hip-Hop Chris Platte covers all aspects of hip hop from album reviews to debates about some of the most controversial topics and more, Strictly Hip-Hop leaves no topic behind. Each podcast for both series has a wide range of guest appearances from some of the biggest music critics and professional music artists, to NBA writers and broadcasters. Subscribe to the show Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcast to get every episode as they release. contact me on Twitter @realchrisplatte or email [email protected] and your comments could air on the show! For advertising opportunities please email [email protected]


Hip-Hop Decade Recap (Featuring Spike Lou and Animal Brown of Ondecktv and Nicky Dusse of Dead End Network)
Dec 6 • 95 min
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Western Conference Deep Dive (Featuring Jeff Garcia of Locked On Spurs & Tim of B-Ball Index)
Nov 23 • 83 min
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Eastern Conference Deep Dive (Featuring Lior Kozi and Philip Rossman-Reich)
Nov 20 • 86 min
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The Lower Eastern Conference Playoffs Are a Mess (Featuring Nick of Pistons Powered)
Nov 15 • 51 min
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Jesus Is King Review + Kanye Discussion (Featuring The Most Unruly)
Nov 10 • 97 min
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5 Game Check In With a Few Teams (Featuring Nicky Dusse of Dead End Network)
Nov 4 • 71 min
Nicky Dusse returns to the podcast as we discuss why we find these teams interesting, The Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia Sixers, New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and Dallas Mavericks. You won’t want to miss our insane theories and rants…
Central Division Preview (Featuring James Edwards of the Athletic)
Oct 18 • 49 min
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Pacific Division Preview (Featuring Cranjis Mcbasketball of B-Ball Index)
Oct 13 • 70 min
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Atlantic Division Preview (Featuring Lior Kozi of Def Pen & Raptors Rapture)
Oct 10 • 57 min
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Southwest Division Preview (Featuring Jeff Garcia of Locked on Spurs and Fox 29 San Antonio)
Oct 6 • 52 min
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Southeast Division Preview (Featuring Philip Rossman-Reich)
Sep 20 • 43 min
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Strictly Hip-Hop & Strictly Hoop-Talk Episode 200 “The Crossover”
Sep 14 • 114 min
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Chance the Big Day Review & Discussion (Featuring Kyle Norz)
Aug 8 • 58 min
Kyle Norz returns to the podcast to review perhaps the most anticipated debut album of the decade, Chance the Rapper with his album “Big Day” plus a discussion on what this means for Chance’s career. Subscribe to the podcast series on Spotify and Itunes…
2019 NBA Free Agency Megapod (Featuring Beezy & Nicky Dusse of Dead End)
Jul 20 • 143 min
This episode is a deep dive on the entire 2019 NBA free agency which was absolutely insane! Friends of the show Beezy & Nicky Dusse join the Hoop-Talk side of the podcast for the first time to break it all down! Subscribe to the podcast series on Spotify…
Dreamville Revenge Of The Dreamers III Album Review (Featuring Spike Lou of OnDeck TV)
Jul 17 • 54 min
The time is now! J. Cole’s label Dreamville has finally released what has been one of the most anticipated hip hop albums of this year which means I had to get one of the most anticipated guests on the podcast my guy Spike Lou from OnDeck TV! Was this…
Halfway Through 2019 (Featuring OnDeck TV & Dead End)
Jun 28 • 87 min
2019 is halfway over so while I was in Atlanta I got the Avengers of hip-hop all on one podcast! Animal Brown and Spike Lou of Ondeck TV, Ken Inge, Myke C-Town of Dead End Hip-Hop and Nick D’usse of the No DisRespect & Frames Per Second Podcasts. All of…
What Do the Lakers & Celtics Do? Plus Top Free Agent Speculation (Featuring Cranjis Mcbasketball of the B-ball Index)
Jun 26 • 91 min
Tim of the Basketball Index returns to the pod to talk about how Anthony Davis affects the Lakers cap space, Boston likely losing Kyrie and Al Horford, plus a quick prediction for where each top FA goes. Subscribe to the podcast series on Spotify and…
Emergency IG Live: Anthony Davis Trade Reaction
Jun 15 • 20 min
I went live on Instagram just moments after Anthony Davis was traded to the Los Angles Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, the number 4 pick in the 2019 draft and two future first round picks. In this special IG Live, I give my thoughts on…
NBA Finals Preview (Featuring Lior Kozai of Def Pen and Raptors Rapture)
May 30 • 54 min
An in-depth preview from the perspective of each team. From matchups to tactics, this episode covers all sides. Subscribe to the podcast series on Spotify and Itunes Spotify :https://open.spotify.com/show/08MOHqGtcZIoxx5giV3i7l?si=fD33e7UaQ-mCzj1OiJm7kg…
Warriors Advance Plus a Check-In With The Eastern Conference Finals (Featuring Aaron Johnson)
May 21 • 36 min
Long time friend Aaron Johnson of Palace of Pistons, DefPen, and now Clutch Points is back on the podcast to discuss the Warriors advance to their 5th straight NBA Finals but are they better now without KD? Plus a check-in with the Eastern Conference…
Does Release Windows & Real Estate Exist in Hip-Hop Today? (Featuring Spike Lou of OnDeckTV Podcast)
May 15 • 59 min
You’ve been hearing it all year on my podcast and many others, “this summer is going to be crazy for hip-hop” well now the summer is here so it’s the perfect time to have this discussion. Spike Lou of the OnDeckTV podcast returns to discuss if window…
Lakers Mess, Conference Finals, Draft Lottery (Featuring Tim of B-Ball Index)
May 14 • 66 min
Creator of the Basketball Index, Lakers blogger, podcaster, and analytics guru Cranjis Mcbasketball returns to the show to discuss the chaotic state of the Lakers, preview each conference finals series, plus the NBA Draft Lottery tonight! Subscribe to the…
CrasH Talk Album Review (Featuring Kyle Norz)
May 7 • 56 min
After a 3 year wait, TDE budding star ScHoolboy Q has returned with a new album “CrasH Talk.” For this special moment, Kyle Norz joins the podcast for the first time to review CrasH Talk and debate where ScHoolboy Q goes from here. Subscribe to the…
Quarter 1 Recap for Hip-Hop (Featuring Will Gill)
Apr 15 • 36 min
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NBA Playoff Preview (Featuring Brad Tunney)
Apr 12 • 44 min
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A Tribute To Nipsey Hussle (Featuring Spike Lou)
Apr 2 • 49 min
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The Strictly Hip-Hop Albums/Mixtape March Madness Bracket (Featuring Spike Lou)
Mar 27 • 190 min
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Defining and exploring an artist’s prime (Featuring Justin Hunte & The Most Unruly)
Mar 2 • 75 min
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So Far Gone Discussion (Featuring Will Gill)
Mar 1 • 32 min
10 years later Drake has re-released his all time great mixtape “So Far Gone” to all streaming services. This has brought So Far Gone to a new generation of hip hop fans that did not get to witness the project that catapulted Drake to stardom and one of…
NBA Playoff Race (Featuring Ken Inge)
Feb 24 • 40 min
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Breaking Down the Top of the East + 2019 NBA All Star Weekend Predictions (Featuring Chris Phillips)
Feb 15 • 57 min
The longtime legend of the Strictly Hoop-Talk Podcast Chris Phillips returns for the sixth annual NBA All Star Weekend Predictions podcast! Also in this episode we discuss the top of the east trade acquisitions and now who we pick to make the NBA Finals.…
2019 What to Expect (Featuring Conner Ennis)
Feb 4 • 91 min
2019 is here and it could be a big year for hip-hop! Conner Ennis returns to the podcast as we look at all the rumored and confirmed albums coming this year! Everything from Kendrick, Cole and Drake, to the possible return of Big Sean, to young artists…
Immediate Reaction to KP Blockbuster Trade + Update on the AD Sweepstakes (Featuring Tim of B-Ball Index)
Feb 1 • 51 min
Creator of the Basketball Index, Lakers blogger, podcaster, and analytics guru Cranjis Mcbasketball returns to the show to discuss the blockbuster NYK/Dallas trade sending Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks plus an update on the Anthony Davis…
Has Streaming Services Killed The Classic Album In Hip-Hop? (Featuring Ken Inge of Dead End Hip-Hop)
Jan 17 • 58 min
Ken and I discuss how music streaming services have affected the classic hip hop album. Chris Platte: Apple Podcast & Google Podcasts: http://bit.ly/HipHopHoopTalks Spotify: http://bit.ly/HipHopHoopTalkSpotify Also check out my new TV show Strictly…
New Year’s Resolutions for Every NBA Team (Featuring Akhil)
Jan 3 • 95 min
30 TEAMS UP 30 TEAMS DOWN! What better way to celebrate the new year than a deep dive on every team! Akhil and I give a new year’s resolution for every NBA team! Subscribe to the podcast! Itunes:…
25 Games In…. (Featuring Akhil)
Dec 12, 2018 • 41 min
25 games in to the season Akhil and I each pick 5 teams that interest us. My 5: Celtics, Raptors, Pistons, 76ers, Heat Akhil’s 5: Clippers, Nuggets, Grizzlies, Jazz, Thunder Subscribe to the podcast! Itunes:…
Yung Dosu Interview
Dec 8, 2018 • 29 min
Student at Michigan State University and rapper Yung Dosu recently dropped his debut project “Escapism Vol. 1” and is now here for his first ever interview. In this episode we discuss his hip-hop roots, the creation of his project, finding a sound as an…
BBall Index + Checking in on the Lakers (Featuring Cranjis McBasketball)
Nov 8, 2018 • 64 min
Lakers blogger, podcaster, analytics guru Cranjis Mcbasketball returns to the show to discuss his incredible brand new website BBall Index plus what to make of the Lakers so far. Subscribe to the podcast! Itunes:…
GraveDiggaz 6 Feet Deep Halloween Special (Featuring Cheese and Will Gill)
Oct 31, 2018 • 39 min
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! To celebrate the spooky holiday we visit one of the spookiest albums in hip hop history 6 Feet Deep by GraveDiggaz. This podcast is a crossover episode with Will Gill of the Hip Hop Review Podcast and Cheese of Crushalot Podcast!…
Pacific Division Preview (Featuring Akhil)
Oct 16, 2018 • 37 min
Akhil returns to preview the Pacific division! Topics How do Fox and Bagley fit? Who’s the Suns’ point guard? is putting Devin Booker at point guard good for his development? Do the Clippers tank or go for the playoffs? How does the Lakers support cast…
Central Division Preview (Featuring Aaron Johnson of Def Pen and Palace of Pistons)
Oct 16, 2018 • 38 min
Long time friend Aaron Johnson of Palace of Pistons and Def Pen joins the show for the first time to preview the central division! Topics Figuring out who is in Chicago’s core? Should the Cavs be rebuilding or retooling? Is this a playoff team? Can the…
Southeast Division Preview (Featuring Philip Rossman-Reich)
Oct 14, 2018 • 52 min
Philip Rossman-Reich from the Orlando Magic Daily and Locked On Magic joins the show to preview the southeast division! Topics: figuring out who is in Atlanta’s core? The Magic just officially committed to Aaron Gordon, what’s the next step? Can the…
Atlantic Division Preview (Featuring Rob Lopez of Def Pen and Count The Dings Network)
Oct 14, 2018 • 90 min
Topics: Is Spencer Dinwiddie a part of the core and can he play with DLo? can Nets prospects Caris Lavert take the jump? What do the Knicks have to do to make themselves attractive for star free agents in 2019? What can Philly expect of Fultz? How does…
Northwest Division Preview (Featuring Akhil)
Oct 13, 2018 • 42 min
The 2018-2019 NBA Season is just around the corner and here is the first of six division previews to bring you up to speed before the season starts! The first is a preview of the Northwest division. Topics include: what’s more important for the Nuggets?…
2018 Quarter 3 Hip-Hop Mega Pod (Featuring Will Gill)
Oct 11, 2018 • 100 min
The time is now! Will Gill returns to cover everything that happened in the last couple months of hip hop! Topics: Mac’s passing Vic Mensa dissing XXXTentacion Eminem’s beefs (MGK and Budden) Kanye’s rebrand? Plus I deep dive into Kanye’s mind Standout…
JIMMY BUTLER TRADE REQUEST (Featuring Akhil)
Sep 19, 2018 • 21 min
After a long drought the NBA season is finally coming back! Akhil and I give our immediate reaction to Jimmy Butler’s trade request. What does this mean? Where will he go? When will he be traded? Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes…
Swimming Album Review (Featuring Spike Lou Of OnDeck TV)
Aug 28, 2018 • 37 min
Spike Lou of the OnDeck Hip-Hop podcast returns to review Mac Miller’s 5th studio LP “Swimming.” Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
ASTROWORLD Review (Featuring Animal Brown of the Ondeck TV Podcast)
Aug 16, 2018 • 48 min
ASTROWORLD REVIEW IS HERE! Animal Brown from the Ondeck TV Podcast joins the show to review Travis Scott’s long awaited follow up to Birds In the Trap Sing Mcknight. Is this Travis’ best album yet? Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes…
Scorpion Review (Featuring Will Gill and Andrew Duris)
Jul 27, 2018 • 69 min
Will Gill, Andrew Duris and I team up to review rap superstar Drake’s latest album “Scorpion” and discuss how this is the biggest moment of Drake’s career. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/…
Kawhi + Melo Trades (Featuring Akhil)
Jul 21, 2018 • 24 min
Akhil and I break down the two latest blockbuster trades of the offseason. Will Kawhi stay in Toronto? How will Demar be in San Antonio? Did the Thunder make the right move to give up on Melo? Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean:…
2018 Hip-Hop So Far… (Featuring Conner Ennis)
Jul 16, 2018 • 119 min
Conner Ennis returns to Strictly Hip-Hop for an epic, all encompassing hip hop podcast as we look back at everything big in 2018! Topics: XXX’s passing Drake/Pusha T Beef 7 Track Ye theory did it work? Do we want another? If so, with who? Was June the…
The Los Angeles Lakers Offseason (Featuring Cranjis Mcbasketball)
Jul 6, 2018 • 64 min
Lakers blogger and analytics guru Cranjis Mcbasketball returns to the show to discuss the entire LAkers offseason, how this roster will work together and what other moves could be in store. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean:…
LEBRON HAS SIGNED! (Emergency Pod featuring Akhil)
Jul 1, 2018 • 23 min
Akhil and I immediatley act minutes after Lebron’s announcement of signing with the Lakers also, how this impacts Kawhi Leonard’s trade. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
2018 NBA Free Agency Day 1 (Featuring Akhil)
Jul 1, 2018 • 45 min
HAPPY NBA FREE AGENCY! Akhil and I go through all the deals thus far, Lebron’s meeting with Philly, Kawhi trade rumors and the biggest targets left on the free agency market. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean:…
KOD Review (Featuring Tau)
Jun 27, 2018 • 40 min
Finally! The long awaited KOD review is here and joining me for the first time is Tau of hip-hop and fashion blog Tauology! In this episode we review rap superstar J Cole’s latest album KOD, check it out! Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and…
Kids See Ghosts Review (Featuring Akhil)
Jun 25, 2018 • 32 min
Akhils returns to Strictly Hip-Hop to review Kid Cudi and Kanye West’s collaborative album “Kids See Ghosts” Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
NBA Draft Recap (Featuring Akhil)
Jun 23, 2018 • 35 min
Akhil returns for a breakdown of the 2018 NBA Draft. We look at the blockbuster Luca trade, other draft night trades and who were the biggest winners. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
Redemption Review (Featuring Spike Lou Of OnDeckTV)
Jun 23, 2018 • 60 min
Spike Lou of the OnDeck Hip-Hop podcast makes his debut on the podcast to review TDE OG Jay Rock’s long awaited new album “Redemption” Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
NASIR Album Review (Featuring Animal Brown of OnDeckTV)
Jun 22, 2018 • 45 min
Animinal Brown of the OnDeck Hip-Hop podcast makes his debut on the podcast to review Nas’ latest album NASIR. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
Dreamin Out Loud Review (Featuring Andrew Duris)
Jun 21, 2018 • 61 min
President of the MSU Hip-Hop Club, Andrew Duris returns to review Nick Grant’s Dreamin Out Loud Mixtape. This is the follow up to Nick Grant’s debut album “Return Of The Cool” released in 2017. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes…
Streams Of Thought Vol. 1 Review (Featuring Andrew Duris)
Jun 20, 2018 • 34 min
President of the MSU Hip-Hop Club, Andrew Duris returns for a review of the Black Thought and 9th Wonder collaboration EP “Streams of Thoughts Vol. 1” which is set to be the first of 3 EP’s. 9th Wonder is coming off of producing the grammy nominatied…
Emergency Kawhi Demands a Trade Podcast
Jun 15, 2018 • 31 min
Akhil returns for an imediate reaction to Kawhi Leonard’s trade request. We look at where he could go and what the Spurs would possibly look to get in return. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/…
Ye Album Review (Featuring Will Gill)
Jun 14, 2018 • 63 min
Will Gill of Hip Hop Review Podcast returns to discuss Kanye West’s dramatic return with his latest album “Ye.” We discuss the album, Kanye’s public perception and how his antics affected the album. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes…
Blk Tray Interview
Jun 13, 2018 • 51 min
Blk Tray of Count The Dings Network comes on the show to talk his unique path to podcasting, his time at ESPN, the growth of Count The Dings Network, his friendship with Brandon Jennings, a great Rasheed Wallace story, and lastly his favorite hip hop…
Daytona Album Review + Drake vs. Pusha T Beef (Featuring Beezy)
Jun 2, 2018 • 47 min
Beezy from Dead End Hip-Hop comes on the show to review the long awaited Pusha T album titled “Daytona” plus discuss the latest in Pusha T’s beef with Drake. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/…
2018 NBA Finals, Are We Excited? (Featuring Akhil)
May 31, 2018 • 43 min
Topics: - Quick thoughts on Drake Vs Pusha T beef - What the hell is going on in Philly? - NBA Finals Preview, are we excited? - Game 7 Summaries Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
We Got Some Series!? (Featuring Akhil)
May 24, 2018 • 61 min
Akhil returns for a breakdown of the both conference finals series. We give our perdictions and what to watch for with every playoff matchup. Boston is up 3-2 but can then end Lebron’s reign? Warriors and Rockets are tied but is it actually still a…
Conference Finals + Coaching Market (Featuring Akhil)
May 16, 2018 • 58 min
DISCLAIMER: This was recorded before The Bucks hired Mike budenholzer! Akhil returns for a preview of the conference finals. We give our perdictions and what to watch for with every playoff matchup. Does Boston actually have a shot at ending Lebron’s…
Invasion Of Privacy Album Review (Featuring Akhil)
May 4, 2018 • 55 min
Akhil returns to review one of the biggest newcomers in the game Cardi B for debut album Invasion of Privacy! In this podcast we review the album plus we talk about Cardi’s place and hip-hop and how we expect her career to go moving forward. Subscribe to…
An Analytical Perspective on Hip-Hop (Featuring Andrew Duris)
May 2, 2018 • 57 min
I interviewed Andrew Duris president of the Michigan State University Hip-Hop club who created a scoring system to determine who is the best MC. The research was funded by Michigan State University and presented at the National Consul of Black Studies in…
NBA Playoffs Round 2 Preview (Featuring Akhil)
May 1, 2018 • 35 min
Akhil returns for round 2 of the NBA playoffs. We give our perdictions and what to watch for with every playoff matchup. Can the Raptors FINALLY beats Lebron? Is Boston really going to beat Philly? How much of a chance to Jazz stand against Houston? How…
Peter Rosenberg Interview
Apr 27, 2018 • 23 min
Peter Rosenberg of Hot 97, ESPN, WWE, Complex and more comes on the podcast to talk about his career, podcasting, and the future of media. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
Best In The World: A Tribute To B.I.G. Review (Featuring Conner Ennis)
Apr 20, 2018 • 43 min
#CONNORWEEK is back for one last episode! This is a dedication week to Dr. Dre’s artist and Flint Michigan’s own, Jon Connor! Each of the next seven days, Conner and I will be reviewing a mixtape from Jon Connor’s discography covering all his mixtapes…
Best In The World: Kanye Review (Featuring Conner Ennis)
Apr 19, 2018 • 42 min
#CONNORWEEK is back! This is a dedication week to Dr. Dre’s artist and Flint Michigan’s own, Jon Connor! Each of the next seven days, Conner and I will be reviewing a mixtape from Jon Connor’s discography covering all his mixtapes from 2010 until his…
While You Were Sleeping Mixtape Review (Featuring Conner Ennis)
Apr 19, 2018 • 39 min
#CONNORWEEK is back! This is a dedication week to Dr. Dre’s artist and Flint Michigan’s own, Jon Connor! Each of the next seven days, Conner and I will be reviewing a mixtape from Jon Connor’s discography covering all his mixtapes from 2010 until his…
NBA Playoff Update
Apr 18, 2018 • 42 min
Akhil returns to cover a few of the most interersting playoff series. We look at what Indiana’s game 1 means for the Cavs, why we still don’t understand Philly/Miami, what to take from OKC’s monster game 1 victory, and which of the teams down 0-2 face the…
People’s Rapper LP Review (Featuring Conner)
Apr 17, 2018 • 39 min
#CONNORWEEK is back! This is a dedication week to Dr. Dre’s artist and Flint Michigan’s own, Jon Connor! Each of the next seven days, Conner and I will be reviewing a mixtape from Jon Connor’s discography covering all his mixtapes from 2010 until his…
Blue City Mixtape Review (Featuring Conner Ennis)
Apr 16, 2018 • 28 min
#CONNORWEEK is back! This is a dedication week to Dr. Dre’s artist and Flint Michigan’s own, Jon Connor! Each of the next seven days, Conner and I will be reviewing a mixtape from Jon Connor’s discography covering all his mixtapes from 2010 until his…
Season 2 Mixtape Review (Featuring Conner Ennis)
Apr 15, 2018 • 46 min
#CONNORWEEK is back! This is a dedication week to Dr. Dre’s artist and Flint Michigan’s own, Jon Connor! Each of the next seven days, Conner and I will be reviewing a mixtape from Jon Connor’s discography covering all his mixtapes from 2010 until his…
Playoff Preview (Featuring Akhil)
Apr 14, 2018 • 67 min
Akhil and I give our perdictions and what to watch for with every playoff matchup. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
Season 1 Mixtape Review (Featuring Conner Ennis)
Apr 13, 2018 • 44 min
HELLO EVERYONE AND WELCOME TO THE START OF #CONNORWEEK! This is a dedication week to Dr. Dre’s artist and Flint Michigan’s own, Jon Connor! Each of the next seven days, Conner and I will be reviewing a mixtape from Jon Connor’s discography covering all…
2018 NBA Regular Season Awards (Featuring Akhil)
Apr 9, 2018 • 49 min
Akhil and I give our perdictions for every award and All NBA Teams. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/chris-platte-presents-hip/id1123337898?mt=2…
PRhyme 2 Review (Featuring Beezy of Dead End Hip Hop)
Apr 6, 2018 • 42 min
Beezy from Dead End Hip-Hop comes on the show to review PRhyme 2. This is the second installment of Royce and DJ Premiere’s duo “PRhyme.” Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
Kanye West Bracket Challenge
Apr 4, 2018 • 171 min
Fan favorite Calo returns to the podcast for the first time this year as the two of us collaborate to fill out the Kanye West Madness Bracket Challenge! In this massive podcast, we go round by round debating every matchup and picking a winner. It starts…
Kendrick Lamar Madness Bracket Challenge (Featuring Chris Adams)
Apr 2, 2018 • 104 min
Chris Adams AKA Mr. Formerly known as Jetta returns to the podcast for the first time this year as the two of us collaborate to fill out the Kendrick Lamar Madness Bracket Challenge! We go round by round debating every matchup and picking a winner. It…
Bobby Tarantino 2 Review (Featuring Akhil)
Mar 29, 2018 • 41 min
Akhil returns to review Logic’s latest mixtape Bobby Tarantino 2 Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/chris-platte-presents-hip/id1123337898?mt=2 Contact…
NBA East Playoff Race (Featuring Akhil)
Mar 22, 2018 • 83 min
Akhil returns to the show as we talk about Kevin Love, Demar Derozen and mental awarness in sports plus going through seeds 3-10 in the western conference breaking down every team. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean:…
Victory Lap Album Review (Featuring Will Gill of Hip Hop review Podcast)
Mar 16, 2018 • 52 min
Will Gill returns to discuss Nipsey Hussle’s long awaited debut album “Victory Lap.” In this podcast we discuss Nipsey’s journey as well what makes his music unique from other hip hop artists. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean:…
West Playoff Race + Mental Health Awareness (Featuring Akhil Hollingsworth)
Mar 14, 2018 • 68 min
Akhil returns to the show as we talk about Kevin Love, Demar Derozen and mental awarness in sports plus going through seeds 3-10 in the western conference breaking down every team. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean:…
2018 NBA All-Star Weekend (Featuring Chris Phillips)
Feb 15, 2018 • 62 min
Chris Phillips return to the pod for the 4th annual NBA All Star Weekend podcast! In this podcast Chris and I talk about the new all-star process, go through and predict winners of Rising Stars, Skills Challenge, 3 Point Shoot-out, and the Slam Dunk…
2018 NBA Trade Deadline Instagram Live
Feb 11, 2018 • 65 min
This is was a special first time instagram live video turned podcast. I went live on Instagram from 2-3pm Thursday to live track and discuss all NBA trades and interact with the viewers! This was a fun event and there will be more in the future so stay…
Paranoia 2 Review (Featuring Will Gill Of Hip Hop Review Podcast)
Feb 5, 2018 • 67 min
For this special review I appear as a guest on the Hip Hop Review Podcast with Will Gill and Vonte the Pro to review Dave East’s latest mixtape Paranoia 2. In this podcast Will Gill and I discuss Paranoia 2 highlights, lowlights, everything in between…
A Whole Lot of Stuff Going On (Featuring Akhil Hollingsworth)
Jan 25, 2018 • 85 min
Akhil returns to the show as we talk about the all-star selections, the all-star draft, Bucks firing Jason Kidd, Lebron 30,000 points, the Cavs are a mess again, Kawhi vs the Spurs and Warriors/Rockets Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes…
2017 Recap
Jan 7, 2018 • 89 min
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…
Top 25 Hip-Hop Projects of 2017
Dec 27, 2017 • 70 min
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,…
Mumble Rap Mixtape Review (Featuring Ken of Dead End Hip-Hop)
Dec 18, 2017 • 46 min
Ken Inge the CEO of Dead End Hip-Hop joins the show! 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…
SYRE Album Review (Featuring Ken of Dead End Hip-Hop)
Dec 17, 2017 • 42 min
Ken Inge the CEO of Dead End Hip-Hop joins the show! Today we pair up to review Roc Nation artist Jaden Smith’s debut album “SYRE.” Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
Super Slimey Mixtape Review (Featuring Will Gill)
Dec 4, 2017 • 40 min
Will Gill of the Hip Hop Review Podcast joins the show! 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…
Fizdale Fired + Deep Dive On All Playoff Teams (Featuring Akhil Hollingsworth)
Nov 30, 2017 • 85 min
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! Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean:…
Drew Parks Interview
Nov 29, 2017 • 73 min
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…
Interview with Spotify Playlist Curator Nick Jorgenson
Nov 28, 2017 • 28 min
Nick Jorgenson a Spotify Playlist curator, founder of Jorankus Music Group and rap consultant for Universal Music joins the show for the first time. Nick tells his interesting story of becoming a playlist curator and founder of a hip hop label, gives…
What are the Detroit Pistons? (Featuring Duncan Smith)
Nov 14, 2017 • 39 min
Pistons expert Duncan Smith of Pistons Powered and Athletic Detroit returns to the show. 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…
Bledsoe Trade, Celtics, Nuggets, Thunder (Featuring Akhil Hollingsworth)
Nov 8, 2017 • 37 min
Akil Hollingsworth joins the show for the first time. 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. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and…
What’s Up With The Los Angeles Lakers (Featuring Cranjis Mcbasketball)
Oct 26, 2017 • 31 min
Cranjis Mcbasketball joins the show. Cranjis is one half of the Take Charge NBA podcast. The season has been interesting so far but one of the most intrguing story is the Los Angeles Lakers. In this podcast, we break down the curious case of Julius…
A Hip-Hop Podcast By Conner Ennis and Chris Platte To Be Named Later Ep. 3
Oct 20, 2017 • 97 min
This is the third episode of a new hip hop podcast series (To be named later) by Conner Ennis of Kick Back Hip Hop and myself, Chris Platte of Strictly Hip-Hop and Strictly Hoop Talk. In this episode’s news segment we discuss Eminem’s controversial…
Nick Heal-American Psycho Interview (Featuring Nick Heal)
Oct 19, 2017 • 42 min
Local artist Nick Heal joins the show to discuss his latest mixtape American Psycho. Just less than a year removed from the release of his debut mixtape Somewhere in the Valley, Nick Heal is back with the American Psycho mixtape. In this episode Nick Heal…
2017 NBA Over/Unders Podcast (Featuring Noah Lofman)
Oct 17, 2017 • 95 min
Noah Lofman joins the show for the second annual Chris Platte and Noah Lofman over/under podcast! In this episode Noah and I tackle the over/under line for every team before the start of the new NBA season so gamblers get ready to place your bets! Here is…
Laila’s Wisdom Album Review (Featuring Beezy of Dead End Hip Hop)
Oct 6, 2017 • 47 min
Beezy of Dead End Hip-Hop joins the show for the first time! On this podcast, Beezy and I team up for a review of Rapsody’s sophomore album and Roc Nation debut LP titled “Laila’s Wisdom.” Enjoy! Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes…
Southeast Division Preview (Featuring Philip Rossman-Reich)
Oct 5, 2017 • 88 min
2017 Southeast Division preview with Philip Rossman-Reich This podcast is the fourth of six division preview podcasts to be released before the NBA season tips off. In each division my guests and I will recap every team’s offseason, offer a little…
A Hip-Hop Podcast By Conner Ennis and Chris Platte To Be Named Later Ep. 2
Oct 4, 2017 • 88 min
This is the second episode of a new hip hop podcast series (To be named later) by Conner Ennis of Kick Back Hip Hop and myself, Chris Platte of Strictly Hip-Hop and Strictly Hoop Talk. In this episode’s news segment we discuss Migos claiming they changed…
A Hip-Hop Podcast By Conner Ennis and Chris Platte To Be Named Later Ep. 1
Sep 20, 2017 • 70 min
The first episode of a new hip hop podcast series by Conner Ennis of Kick Back Hip Hop and Chris Platte of Strictly Hip-Hop and Strictly Hoop Talk. This podcast will be a once a week hip hop podcast consisting of 3 segments. An interview of a person…
2017 Central Division Preview (Featuring Duncan Smith of Piston Powered)
Sep 11, 2017 • 96 min
2017 NBA Central Division podcast: Duncan Smith site expert for Piston Powered and contributor for Athletic Detroit. This podcast is the third of 6 division preview podcasts to be released before the NBA season tips off. In each division my guests and I…
2017 Atlantic Division Preview (Featuring Rob Lopez of Def Pen Sports)
Sep 9, 2017 • 131 min
Atlantic Division Preview Hello everyone I am Chris Platte and welcome back to Strictly Hoop Talk! This podcast is the second of 6 division preview podcasts to be released before the NBA season tips off. In each division my guests and I will recap every…
2017 Southwest Division Preview (Featuring Noah Lofman)
Sep 8, 2017 • 63 min
Noah Lofman joins the show for the first of 6 division preview podcasts to be released before the NBA season tips off. In each division my guests and I will recap every team’s offseason, offer a little gambling advice on the Vegas over/unders and discuss…
Write To Dream Album Review
Aug 19, 2017 • 30 min
in this solo podcast I review legendary hip hop journalist Rob Markman’s debut project titled “Write To Dream.” Purchase or stream Write To Dream here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/write-to-dream/id1258363075 Subscribe to the podcast series on…
The Autobiography Album Review (Featuring Connor Ennis)
Aug 13, 2017 • 55 min
Connor Ennis of KickBack Hip-Hop joins the show! In this podcast we review Vic Mensa’s debut LP titled “The Autpbiography.” Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
Kyrie’s Trade Request, Melo’s Meeting, Doc Rivers Stepping Down (Featuring Rob Lopez of Def Pen Sports))
Aug 6, 2017 • 48 min
Rob Lopez of Def Pen Sports joins the podcast. In this episode Rob and I discuss Kyrie’s trade request and possible landing destinations, Carmelo engaging in conversation with Knicks GM Scott Perry and what that means, and finally Doc Rivers decision to…
Can Kendrick Lamar Ever Be The Face of Hip Hop? (Featuring Will Gill)
Aug 6, 2017 • 50 min
Will Gill of the Hip Hop Reveiw Podcast returns to the show! In this episode we discuss something I brought up in a recent episode when debating where Kendrick Lamar ranks amongst the GOATS. In that discussion I started to think about if Kendrick Lamar…
Pretty Girls Like Trap Music (Featuring Alex Jacobson)
Jul 20, 2017 • 58 min
Alex Jacobson returns for a review of one of the hottest releases of the summer 2 Chainz’s latest LP Pretty Girls Like Trap Music. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
Free Agency Pod 2 (Featuring Ken and Q of Dead End Sports)
Jul 5, 2017 • 92 min
my guests Kennith Inge and Q, members of my partner Dead End Sports podcast “Off Tha Bench” join the show for another deep dive on NBA free agency. Topics include Hayward’s decision to go to the Celtics, we evaluate the Clippers rebuild, the warriors…
Free Agency Opening Weekend Recap (Featuring Kyle of 12Kyle Podcast and Dead End Sports)
Jul 4, 2017 • 100 min
Kyle of 12Kyle Podcast and member of my partner Dead End Sports podcast “Off Tha Bench” joins the show. In this podcast is a massive deep dive on what has been a crazy opening weekend for NBA Free Agency. Topics include Paul George trade and what it could…
Pre-Free Agency Madness Featuring Rob Lopez of Def Pen)
Jun 29, 2017 • 67 min
Yesterday was not the start of NBA free agency but that did not stop the league from creating a firestorm of transactions. In this episode Rob Lopez cheif editor of Def Pen Sports returns to the show for a deep dive on the blockbuster Chris Paul trade,…
Boomiverse Album Review (Featuring Connor Ennis of Kickback Hip-Hop)
Jun 28, 2017 • 37 min
Connor Ennis of KickBack Hip-Hop makes his debut on the podcast! In this episode we review Big Boi’s new Boomiverse LP. Big Boi is one half of the iconic hip hop duo Outkast and returns back to the hip hop scene with his 3rd solo studio album. Subscribe…
NBA Draft Preview (Featuring Chase Michaelson)
Jun 22, 2017 • 68 min
Chase Michaelson of Quick Slant joins the podcast to discuss a few of the most intriguing prospects as well as all the trades and madness outside of the draft. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/…
Is Kendrick Lamar Already Top 5 All Time? (Featuring Noisy Images)
Jun 15, 2017 • 74 min
Don AKA Nosiy Images makes his debut on the podcast. You might know Don from his fantastic hip hop breakdowns on his channel Noisy Images which features in-depth breakdowns on some of the biggest artists in the game from Kendrick to Kanye to Drake and…
NBA Finals Preview (Featuring Rob Lopez & Noah Lofman)
Jun 15, 2017 • 84 min
DISCLAIMER: When recording this podcast on a new software I experienced many problems and spent weeks searching for a solution. After solving the issue I still decided to upload this podcast because I loved the content in this episode so much. (A more…
NBA Finals After 2 Games (Featuring Max Hauter)
Jun 7, 2017 • 62 min
Max Hauter joins to discuss the NBA Finals, potential adjustments and the future beyond the 2017 NBA Finals. DISCLAIMER: I announced this in the begenning of the podcast but I currently have a great NBA Finals preview podcast that I am having issues…
Lil Yachty- Teenage Emotions Album Review (Featuring Alex Jacobson)
Jun 2, 2017 • 62 min
Alex Jacobson makes his debut on the podcast for a review of Lil Yachty’s debut LP titled “Teenage Emotions.” Alex and I review the album plus discuss the future of Lil Yachty. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean:…
The NBA Finals Are Finally Upon Us (Featuring Max Hauter)
May 31, 2017 • 65 min
This is the moment you have been waiting for; Max Hauter joins me for an in-depth NBA Finals Preview. In this podcast we break down the Cavs and warriros keys to winning the series and give our official predictions. Please support the podcast! Subscribe…
Everybody Album Review (Featuring Will Gill)
May 21, 2017 • 48 min
Will Gill returns for a review of Logic’s latest LP titled “Everybody.” Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/chris-platte-presents-hip/id1123337898?mt=2…
DAMN Album Review (Featuring Chris Adams)
May 19, 2017 • 63 min
Legend Chris Adams AKA Lil Jetta returns! In this episode we deliver a review the fans have been heavily anticipating, Kendrick Lamar’s fourth LP DAMN. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
Eastern Conference Playoffs (Featuring Paul Davis)
May 17, 2017 • 30 min
Paul Davis former NBA player and Michigan State Alumn joins the show! In this podcast Paul stops by to talk Washington/Celtics Game 7, Celtics/Cavs preview and Paul also takes time to share some great NBA inside stories as well as talk some Michigan State…
Rather You Than Me Album Review (Featuring Calo)
May 15, 2017 • 64 min
Calo returns! In this episode we review Rick Ross’ newest LP titled Rather You Than Me. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
2017 Quarter One Megapod (Featuring Calo & Chris Adams)
May 11, 2017 • 110 min
fan favorites Calo and Chris join the show to discuss all the major topics of 2017 hip hop. In this podcast we discuss the Remy Ma vs. Nikki Minaj beef, xxxtentacion vs. Drake, Yatchy vs. Budden and the new Complex show Everyday Struggle, why Kendrick…
More Life Album Review (Featuring Calo)
May 10, 2017 • 83 min
Calo is back! This is a special episode because after many long conversations both on and off air I finally lock in Calo to dicuss hip hop’s megastar Drake and his latest release More Life! This is the episode fans have been waiting for! Subscribe to the…
NBA Playoffs 2nd Round Preview (Featuring Max Hauter)
Apr 29, 2017 • 78 min
Today Max Hauter joins me for end of 1st round reactions as well as 2nd round matchup previews. Please support the podcast! Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
NBA Playoffs! 1st Round Playoff Madness (Featuring Noah Lofman)
Apr 28, 2017 • 51 min
Hello everyone, I am Chris Platte and welcome to this improvised and on the fly episode of Strictly Hoop Talk! Today returning once again is good friend of the Strictly Hoop Talk podcast Noah Lofman! In this podcast we break down all the first round…
All AmeriKKKan Bada$$ Album Review (Featuring Mac Wilson)
Apr 18, 2017 • 46 min
Mac Wilson and I sit down to review Joey Bada$$’s sophmore LP titled “All AmeriKKKan Bada$$.” This album is a starch contrast from Joey’s critically acclaimed debut LP in 2015 titled “B.4.Da$$” Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes…
NBA Playoffs Are Here! (Featuring Noah Lofman)
Apr 14, 2017 • 55 min
Noah Lofman joins the show as we break down every playoff series! Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/chris-platte-presents-hip/id1123337898?mt=2…
Iceberg Album Review (Featuring Ken Inge)
Apr 10, 2017 • 42 min
Ken Inge, the founder of Dead End Hip Hop returns to review Oddisee’s latest studio album “The Iceberg.” Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
Award Changes, MVP, and Playoffs (Featuring Max Hauter)
Apr 9, 2017 • 68 min
Max & I break down the breaking news on the changes to the awards and how it should/may impact the results. All this plus some great playoff talk as we approach the last week of the regular season! Please support the podcast! Subscribe to the podcast…
MVP Race, Playoffs and KD’s Return (Featuring Noah Lofman)
Apr 8, 2017 • 56 min
Noah Lofman returns to break down the MVP race, KD’s return and the Warriors’ performance in his abscense and lastly some interesting playoff talk! Please support the podcast! Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean:…
HNDRXX Album Review (Featuring Calo)
Apr 2, 2017 • 43 min
Calo returns to the podcast as we review Future’s latest release titled “HNDRIXX” and if you missed our last review of “FUTURE” check it out here: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/e/strictly-hip-hop-ep-28-future-album-review-featuring-calo/ Subscribe to the…
FUTURE Album Review (Featuring Calo)
Apr 1, 2017 • 34 min
Calo and I review Future’s self titled album “FUTURE” This album is Future’s 6th studio album and he is on his J Cole shit! 17 tracks NO FEATURES! Stay tuned because we will back tomorrow with a review of Henrixxx! Subscribe to the podcast series on…
Big L-Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous Classic Album Review
Mar 28, 2017 • 44 min
Another classic review! Mac and I talk about Brooklyn legend Big L’s debut studio album titled “Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous” Today marks the 21st Anniversary of polarizing album that forever changed hip-hop.Mac and I discuss the album and debate on…
Notorious BIG- Life After Death Classic Album Review
Mar 25, 2017 • 57 min
Will Gill returns for the latest talk about Notorious BIG’s second and last studio album titled “Life After Death” which is a follow up to his critically acclaimed debut “Ready To Die” LP. Today marks the 20th Anniversary of this momentual hip-hop album…
First Ever Strictly Hoop Talk Fan Q&A
Mar 15, 2017 • 55 min
Today I do my first ever fan Q&A! Topics include from will a 100 point performance ever happen? who will be the next face of the league? interesting playoff matchups, how many points should a dunk be worth? All this plus so much more! Subscribe to the…
The Great Race for the 8th! (Featuring Max Hauter)
Mar 9, 2017 • 61 min
Max Hauter & I talk the great race for the 8th seeds of each conference. In this podcast we discuss in-depth these teams Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, Milwuakee Bucks, New Orleans Pelicans, Minnisota Timberwolves, Dallas Mavericks, Portland…
GT Phillips-Indigo Interview (Featuring GT Phillips)
Mar 9, 2017 • 26 min
GT Phillips comes by for the latest episode of Strictly Hip-Hop Local Artists, to talk about the release of his first offical beat tape titled “Indigo.” In the podcast, GT speaks on the meaning of the title, the story behind the creative process and much…
I Decided Album Review (Featuring Calo)
Mar 2, 2017 • 51 min
Calo returns to the podcast as we review arguably the biggest release in hip hop so far this year im talking about Big Sean’s new LP titled “I Decided.” This album is Big Sean’s fourth studio album and he pulled out all the stops. I Decided is filled with…
Trade Deadline, Buyout Market, Cavs and Warriors Predictions (Featuring Max Hauter)
Mar 1, 2017 • 66 min
New guest Max Hauter joins me to recap the biggest moves of the trade deadline, early Cavs vs. Warriors finals predictions and the latest on buyout market. Please share and subscribe to the podcast! Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes…
The Innernet Interview (Featuring Chris Adams and Nick Heal)
Feb 24, 2017 • 49 min
Nick Heal and Chris Adams are back for a new local artists episode. In the podcast we discuss the release of Chris Adams debut mixtape titled “The Innernet.” This podcast Chris Adams speaks on his music influences, the creative process of the mixtape and…
Boogie Trade and the Rest of the Trade Deadline
Feb 21, 2017 • 56 min
Today I break down the massive Deamarcus Cousins trade, the big changes in Lakerland and up to date trade rumors. Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
2017 All Star Weekend Predictions (Featuring Chris Phillips)
Feb 17, 2017 • 35 min
This is the 3rd annual NBA All Star Weekend predictions podcast and keeping the tradition alive, Chris Phillips returns as this episodes guest. In this podcast we make predictions for every event of the best weekend in sports! Subscribe to the podcast…
Knicks Drama, KD Return, Trades, and Predictions (Featuring Noah Lofman)
Feb 14, 2017 • 59 min
Today Noah Lofman returns to talk Knicks drama, KD’s return, trades and All Star Weekend predictions! Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean: http://chrispy1132.podbean.com/ Itunes:…
All Eyez on Me Classic Album Review (Featuring Will Gill)
Feb 13, 2017 • 46 min
The classic album review series is back! Will Gill of the Hip Hop Review Podcast joins me to discuss 2Pac’s fourth studio album and double album titled “All Eyez on Me” This album is a landmark in the iconic career of Tupac Shakur and his first album…
What Makes a Hip-Hop Album a Classic? (Featuring Kennith Inge)
Feb 9, 2017 • 54 min
Kennith Inge, founder of Dead End Hip Hop and Dead End Sports joining the podcast to discuss what makes a hip hop album a classic. This episode serves as a foundation to establish criteria for my Strictly Hip-Hop Classic Review series which I have made…
All-Star Weekend Updates and Trade Rumors
Feb 8, 2017 • 29 min
Today I talk about the All-Star Weekend Saturday Night participants that were announced as well as the latest trade rumors. Enjoy the podcast and please share and subscribe! Subscribe to the podcast series on Podbean and Itunes Podbean:…
Return of the Cool Album Review
Feb 2, 2017 • 21 min
Solo episode today! I review Nick Grant’s debut album “Return of the Cool.” Nick Grant is a South Carolina artist signed by Epic Records. Please share and support this podcast by following me on twitter as well as rating 5 stars and leaving a review!…
Melo Trades, Rondo Comments and All-Star Weekend
Jan 31, 2017 • 35 min
Today I talk about the wild Melo trade rumors and give my take on the probability of a Melo trade, I speak on Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo’s comments and if he has any shot left at making another roster. Lastly, I give my take on the selections for the…
Trade/Buyout Season Begins!
Jan 24, 2017 • 26 min
Today I talk about the start of the NBA trade and Buyout season. I cover my thoughts on the Cavs vs. Warriors arms race and play a game where i say which teams should buy and which teams should sell and what each of these teams should be looking for.…
2016 Recap (Featuring Chris Adams)
Jan 6, 2017 • 70 min
First off I must apologize for the delay it was due to recording malfunctions! In this episode Chris Adams returns for an all encompassing recap what has been an amazing year for hip hop. We give you our top 5 albums, our biggest dissapointments, who won…
Top 20 Hip Hop Albums of 2016
Dec 28, 2016 • 70 min
As 2017 comes to a close I give my list of the top 20 hip hop albums of 2016! For this list i give my quick few minute thoughts on each album as well as the best songs off each album. This podcast is a good way to find out everything you may have missed…
GT Phillips Interview
Dec 23, 2016 • 31 min
Local producer GT Phillips joins the show for his first interview! In the podcast GT talks the creative process of producing, Collaborating with artists and producers, his versaltility and expanding beyond hip hop, the marketing aspect of producing and…
4 Your Eyez Only Album Review (Featuring Chris Adams)
Dec 20, 2016 • 30 min
Chris Adams and I review the heavily anticipated J. Cole LP titled “4 Your Eyez Only” the follow up to critically acclaimed “2014 Forrest Hills Drive.” Please share and support this podcast by following me on twitter as well as rating 5 stars and leaving…
A Tribe Called Quest We Got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service Album Review (Featuring Will Wade & Mac)
Dec 9, 2016 • 26 min
This is an album review for the latest double LP from Tribe Called Quest titled We Got it from Here.. Thank You 4 Your Service and joining me for this review is returning guests Will Wade and Mac Wilson. Tribe Called Quest is one of the most influential…
Atrocity Exhibition Album Review (Featuring Mac Wilson and Will Wade)
Dec 4, 2016 • 21 min
Mac Wilson and Will Wade join the show for an album review for Danny Brown’s latest LP Atrocity Exhibition which is one of the biggest and most expirimental Hip Hop releases in 2016. Buy Atrocity Exhibition here:…
Sun’s Tirade Album Review (Featuring Chris Adams)
Nov 8, 2016 • 29 min
Chris Adams returns for a review of Isaiah Rashad’s latest album release titled “Sun’s Tirade.” Here is the link to purchase Sun’s Tirade: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-suns-tirade/id1149506748 Contact me: [email protected] Learn more about…
Over/Under Western Conference (Featuring Noah Lofman)
Oct 25, 2016 • 44 min
Noah Lofman stops by for a game of predicting the over/unders of the Western Conference before the start of the season. Eastern Conference episode should be up as well so check that out. Contact me on Twitter: @chrispy1132 Get behind the scenes previews…
Over/Under Predictions Eastern Conference (Featuring Noah Lofman)
Oct 25, 2016 • 68 min
Noah Lofman and I predict the over/unders of the Eastern Conference. Western Conference episode should be up as well so check that out. Contact me on Twitter: @chrispy1132 Get behind the scenes previews on snapchat: chrispy1132 Follow Noah on Twitter:…
Good Kid m.A.A.d City Classic Album Review (Featuring Chris Adams)
Oct 22, 2016 • 63 min
Introducing a new series in the hip hop podcast “Strictly Hip-Hop Classic Album Reviews” The first classic album review feature’s Good Kid m.A.A.d City by Kendrick Lamar. This was the Compton MC’s breakout album and is to this day the highest critically…
Nick Heal Somewhere In The Valley Interview (featuring Nick Heal and Chris Adams)
Oct 12, 2016 • 43 min
Local artists Nick Heal and Chris Adams are here to talk the release of Nick Heal’s first official mixtape titled “Somewhere In The Valley.” In the podcast Nick and Chris talk the creative process of the mixtape, some of the fan favorite tracks, and…
Kairi Chanel Album Review
Oct 11, 2016 • 30 min
In this solo podcast I am reviewing Dave East new album Kairi Chanel. Get Dave East’s new album Kairi Chanel here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/kairi-chanel/id1155139388 Follow me on Twitter and Snapchat: @chrispy1132 Learn more about your ad…
Twenty88 Album Review (Featuring Clarissa)
Sep 26, 2016 • 23 min
Returning today is Clarissa who you may remember from the Chris Webby Webster’s Lab 2 review. On this podcast we review the Big Sean and Jhene Aiko joint album. To compliment the Hip Hop and R&B male-female duo Clarissa and I form our own male-female duo.…
Untitled Unmastered Album Review (Featuring Will Wade)
Sep 20, 2016 • 33 min
Will Wade returns for a review of this short 8 track EP is a collection of tracks made during the process of Kendrick Lamar’s critically acclaimed 2015 album release To Pimp a Butterfly that did not make the final album cut. Subscribe, share and…
2016-2017 Pacific Division Preview
Sep 12, 2016 • 51 min
Today this is a solo podcast where i talk about the Pacific division and break down off-season moves and expectations for each team enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight Album Review (Featuring Will Wade)
Sep 12, 2016 • 30 min
Hello everyone I am back with another episode of Strictly Hip-Hop! Will Wade and I team up for an album review of Travis Scott’s newest LP “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight” Please share and support this podcast! Contact me on Twitter: @chrispy1132 Contact…
2016-2017 Central Division Preview
Sep 5, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode I break down the off-season moves and expectations for the entire Central Division each team enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Major Key Album Review (Featuring Calo)
Aug 18, 2016 • 69 min
Calo returns for a very special album review of the new DJ Khaled album Major Key! Contact me on Twitter: @chrispy1132 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Coolaid Album Review (featuring Mac)
Jul 27, 2016 • 41 min
Mac Wilson returns for another album review! This album is the 14th studio album for the Long Beach artist and Hip Hop legend Snoop Doggy Dogg. This album is not your typical album from the Doggfather so take a listen as we give our analysis of the album.…
2016 So Far
Jul 22, 2016 • 131 min
Calo and Chris Adams join the podcast to talk EVERYTHING hip hop in 2016 so far. we are nearly 8 months in so Calo, Chris and I talk about all the Hip Hop album releases debate which are good and which are bad, surprises and disappointments, and upcoming…
A Tribute To Tim Duncan
Jul 11, 2016 • 37 min
Today’s NBA podcast is devoted to Tim Duncan. Earlier today Tim Duncan quietly announced his retirement and this podcast is me saying goodbye to one of the greatest NBA players of all time. Contact me on Twitter: @chrispy1132 Learn more about your ad…
2016 Free Agency Ep. 7
Jul 7, 2016 • 39 min
This episode is the 7th of 13 NBA episodes in 13 days as I recap and analyze what will be the craziest free agency period in NBA history!! Today I talk about the big news of Wade leaving the Heat for the Bulls, an aspect of the Kevin Durant signing NO ONE…
Kevin Durant Signing (Featuring Will Gill)
Jul 5, 2016 • 34 min
Kevin Durant has officially announced he is leaving the Thunder and going to the Golden State Warriors! In this podcast Will Gill of Hip Hop Review Podcast joins me to break down what this means for Warriors and their cap situation, how Durant fits with…
Immediate Reaction of Kevin Durant Signing To The Golden State Warriors
Jul 4, 2016 • 30 min
Kevin Durant has officially announced he is leaving the Thunder and going to the Golden State Warriors! In this podcast I break down what this means for Warriors and their cap situation, how Durant fits with them and why the Warriors are not done making…
2016 Free Agency Day 3
Jul 3, 2016 • 27 min
I recap about the deals that have transpired so far as well as the latest on the biggest free agents. Contact Me: Twitter: @chrispy1132 Email: [email protected] find Will Wade’s music here: https://soundcloud.com/wbw2121 Learn more about your ad…
2016 Free Agency Day 2
Jul 2, 2016 • 23 min
Today I talk about the deals that have transpired so far as well as the latest on the biggest free agents. Contact Me: Twitter: @chrispy1132 Email: [email protected] find Will Wade’s music here: https://soundcloud.com/wbw2121 Learn more about your ad…
2016 Free Agency Day 1
Jul 1, 2016 • 39 min
In this episode I recap all the deals that have happened so far. Contact Me: Twitter: @chrispy1132 Email: [email protected] find Will Wade’s music here: https://soundcloud.com/wbw2121 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2016 Free Agency Eve!
Jun 30, 2016 • 46 min
Today i talk about the interesting teams to watch in free agency this year and the list of teams may shock you… Contact Me: Twitter: @chrispy1132 Email: [email protected] find Will Wade’s music here: https://soundcloud.com/wbw2121 Learn more about…
Ceno Interview (FeaturingCeno)
Jun 25, 2016 • 28 min
Ceno is one of the biggest artists of my community. Ceno has been on the Hip Hop scene for about 6 years now and he joins me to talk about the long journey to get to this point; he talks about releasing many projects and taking them down, the formation…
Josh Munn Interview (featuring Josh Munn and Bryce Knight)
Jun 23, 2016 • 35 min
Josh Munn & his exclusive producer Bryce Knight come to the show for the latest episode of the local artists series. The two have formed a dynamic 1-2 punch in the Hip—Hop world and are taking over the community. In their first ever official interview…
The 2016 NBA Season is Over! (Featuring Chris Phillips)
Jun 20, 2016 • 59 min
Chris & I recap the epic game 7 and where it stands against the best games in NBA history, how history will remember this series, Lebron’s excellence and Curry’s struggles, what the Warriors need to do to improve, and also recapping all the great moments…
WE GOT A GAME 7!!! (Featuring Noah Lofman)
Jun 17, 2016 • 61 min
Noah Lofman of Palace of Pistons joins to talk game 6 thoughts, Ayesha Curry’s tweet, Lebron’s greatness and much more! Enjoy! contact me on Twitter @chrispy1132 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Local Artists: The Beginning (Featuring Chris Adams & Nick Heal)
Jun 16, 2016 • 47 min
This episode is the start of a mini series within the Strictly Hip-Hop series called “Local Artists.” This series captures the life of local artists and their journey to success and the triumphs and tribulations that they encounter. in the first episode…
Webster’s Lab 2 Review (featuring Clarissa)
Jun 13, 2016 • 26 min
The podcast is a review of Chris Webby’s latest mixtape titled Webster’s Labatory 2. Enjoy! Twitter: @chrispy1132 get the mixtape here for free: http://www.datpiff.com/Chris-Webby-Websters-Laboratory-2-mixtape.783073.html Learn more about your ad choices.…
Top 5 90’s Groups (Featuring Mac Wilson)
Jun 9, 2016 • 41 min
Mac Wilson makes his debut as we debate the top 5 90’s Hip Hop groups. This is a classic! My Twitter: @Chrispy1132 Mac’s Twitter: @MacAttack051 John Smith: https://soundcloud.com/officiallyjohnsmith Will Wade: https://soundcloud.com/wbw2121 Learn more…
2016 NBA Finals Preview
Jun 2, 2016 • 27 min
This quick 25 minute podcast will give you all the things you need to know for the series, please share and support the podcast! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
WCF Game 7 Special Edition Preview (Feat. Noah Lofman)
May 30, 2016 • 35 min
Noah Lofman returns for a preview of game 7 of the Western Conference Finals. Twitter: @Chrispy1132 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Post Game 5 GSW/OKC Immediate Reactions (featuring Ben & RJ)
May 27, 2016 • 31 min
This podcast was recorded late last night roughly 20 minutes after the conclusion of game 5 between the Warriors and Thunder. Ben and RJ join the show for the first time to talk immediate analysis of the game. you can find me on twitter: @chrispy1132 you…
Coloring Book Mixtape Review (Featuring Will Wade and David Papke)
May 22, 2016 • 25 min
first time guests Will Wade and David Papke come on the show to review Chance the Rapper’s new Coloring Book Mixtape! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2016 So Far (Featuring Chris Adams and Nick Heal)
May 20, 2016 • 68 min
Nick Heal, Chris Adams & I focus on the hip hop releases of 2016 so far as we are nearly half way through the calendar year. We briefly review the major releases so far in 2016 and we highlight some good releases that people might have missed. To close…
Independent Rap Labels (Featuring Colin Popa)
May 18, 2016 • 28 min
Colin joins me for the first time to talk about independent labels in rap as we compare the best labels to see who is the best and also why TDE is such a unique independent label. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
NBA Draft Lottery & Conspiracies (Featuring Noah Lofman)
May 18, 2016 • 54 min
My good friend Noah Lofman returns to the podcast to talk NBA Draft Lottery and draft conspiracies, the future of Philly, and we break down both Conference Finals series. its a good one! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2016 NBA Conference Finals Preview Podcast with Chris Phillips
May 16, 2016 • 31 min
Today Chris returns to talk NBA Conference Finals giving you everything you need to know! We talk about match-ups, keys to watch and give you our predictions on the series of Toronto vs. Cleveland, Warriors vs. Thunder and we hit on quick NBA news today…
Views Album Review (featuring. Chris Adams)
May 16, 2016 • 34 min
Welcome to the first ever album review in my music podcast series! It was only right to do the first one big and what is an album out right now bigger than VIEWS? So i brought my day one homie Chris Adams along for the ride as we talk about the overview…
Holy Hell Clippers Injuries Emergency Podcast and the Return of Chris Phillips
Apr 27, 2016 • 39 min
A quick emergency podcast that features Clippers injuries, the west playoff picture, and the future of the Pistons all this plus the return of co-host Chris Phillips Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
NBA Playoff Talk (Feauring. Noah Lofman) (Pre-Clipper Injury Mayhem)
Apr 27, 2016 • 54 min
First time guest Noah Lofman joins the podcast to talk NBA playoffs, Steph Curry injury and a breakdown of the Pistons and Cavs series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bknitts Solos Album Interview
Apr 9, 2016 • 52 min
Rapper BKnitts and I talk about his new project SOLOS as it dropped. this episode was originally on Soundcloud but i liked it and decided to re-post it here. contact me on twitter @chrispy1132 find BKnitts music here: https://soundcloud.com/bknitts Learn…
Introducing Strictly Hip-Hop! (Featuring Calo & Mike)
Apr 9, 2016 • 102 min
This is the start of my music podcast series which will coincide with my NBA podcast series! joining me are 2 friends from wayyyyy back as we talk about the music we love! we cover everything from who’s the king of rap, best albums so far this year,…
2016 NBA All Star Weekend Podcast
Feb 12, 2016 • 52 min
Here it is! Our 2nd annual NBA All Star Weekend Podcast! Chris joins me as we break down all the events! Here is the link to the schedule! Enjoy!! http://www.nba.com/news/2016-all-star-schedule/ also, follow my twitter @chrispy1132 Learn more about your…
2015 NBA All Star Weekend!
Feb 13, 2015 • 52 min
Chris Phillips returns for the first ever All Star Weekend perdictions podcast! -playoff system change? -all star surprises and snubs -preview and prediction’s for all events - 2015 dunk comp redraft for those new to this weekend here’s a schedule of…