Take It Personal Podcast

Take It Personal Podcast

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On November 2, 2016 The “Take It Personal” Podcas…
29: Native Tongues Tribute Part 1)
Jul 2 • 348 min
Every once in a while, we hit you with a tribute that requires several hours of your time. This is one of them. The Native Tongues collective are comprised of some of the most important, most influential and some of biggest innovators hip-hop has seen.…
28: Respond / React)
Jun 11 • 146 min
On episode 28, we discuss beef. Today’s beef ain’t what it used to be, so like Biggie said “What’s beef?” Pusha T vs. Drake is fun, but we remind you of when these battles meant something. And speaking of reminding, it’s time we remind everyone that Black…
27: The Reunion Show)
May 23 • 162 min
On episode 27, we’re joined by our close friend and former Philaflava Show member, DJ Krisis. We’re all feeling good on this episode thanks to some incredibly strong edibles and the sounds of the 90s. For many, this show will take you right back to high…
26: The Man Who Saved New York) with Roc Marciano
May 8 • 155 min
On episode 26, we’re joined by the man responsible for saving New York hip-hop, Mr. Roc Marciano. Fresh off Rosebudd’s Revenge Part 2 (The Bitter Dose), we discuss the past, present and future with Roc Marci. We check the status of the Metal Clergy…
Take It Personal (Bonz Malone Interview)
May 3 • 51 min
Writer, actor, A&R, sneaker addict and all-around amazing story-teller, Bonz Malone joins Take It Personal on our Prodigy tribute show. There are people in this world that talk about it and then there are those who live it. Bonz Malone does both. After 3+…
Take It Personal (KRS-One Interview)
Apr 25 • 60 min
When the teacha talks, you listen. KRS-One stopped by Take It Personal to discuss, well, everything. This isn’t just our best interview, it’s our most favorite! KRS-One is not one to shy away from any topic, so we covered his beef with MC Shan, politics,…
25: KRS-One Tribute)
Apr 17 • 303 min
Episode 25 was a dream come true for us. If you’ve listened to our Wu-Tang, DJ Premier, Prodigy, Atmosphere and Pete Rock tribute shows, you know we’re like Steady B and take these tributes seriously. On this 5+ hour tribute, we take you back to the days…
Take It Personal (Apathy Interview)
Apr 14 • 51 min
Apathy of The Demigodz joins us, and what was supposed to be a 20 minute interview turned out to be an hour. Ap gets personal with us, holding nothing back, while discussing everything from his come-up, the trials and tribulations of an indie rapper,…
24: Pete Rock Tribute Pt. 2)
Mar 29 • 275 min
Part 2 concludes our 8-hour Pete Rock tribute. It was a daunting task to properly celebrate Pete’s astonishing career but after two episodes and 480 minutes of music, we think we got it right. Part 2 focuses more on Pete’s work from the late 90s all the…
Take It Personal (Pete Rock Interview)
Mar 18 • 32 min
Pete Rock was the honored guest on our Take It Personal Pete Rock Tribute. In addition to celebrating his catalog for over 6 hours, we got to chop it up with the man himself. We talk Heavy D, DJ Premier, the new De La Soul album, Dilla’s influence,…
24: Pete Rock Tribute Pt. 1) with Pete Rock
Mar 8 • 205 min
Episode 24 was an idea we had for a while. We all said Pete Rock deserves a proper tribute, so we’re proud to finally present the first of two installments of this Soul Brother #1 tribute. If you had asked us a little over a year ago when we started Take…
23: The Weather Report) with Evidence
Feb 19 • 158 min
On episode 23, we’re joined by Evidence, who just released his 3rd album Weather or Not. We cover everything from his passion for photography to growing up with QDIII and Red Foo (LMFAO) as well as memories of making scrambled eggs with James “Sonny…
Take It Personal (Evidence Interview)
Feb 14 • 45 min
Evidence stopped by Take It Personal to discuss his new album Weather or Not. We get into his passion for photography to growing up with QDIII and Red Foo (LMFAO) as well as memories of making scrambled eggs with James “Sonny Corleone” Caan. We talk…
Take It Personal (Brooklyn Tribute)
Feb 7 • 26 min
Our close friend, James Murphy, and one of our biggest show supporters unexpectedly passed away on January 26. Just 3 days after his 44th birthday. James was great person who made it his purpose in life to bring joy to others. I first met him in gym class…
22: Classic Material)
Jan 26 • 127 min
On episode 22, we’re joined by hip-hop historian, journalist and Boston native Dart Adams, as we discuss, dissect and disagree what makes a classic hip-hop album. Are there modern day classics? Are the standards different these days? Speaking of classics,…
21: Paid In Full)
Jan 15 • 125 min
Season 2 kicks off with special guests Apathy and Vanderslice. We talk classics, dickhead rappers, Griselda rappers and drum-less beats. Ap touches on his upcoming project Widow’s Son, his collabo with Pete Rock and also shares some feelings about the…
20: New Year’s Eve Edition)
Dec 29, 2017 • 163 min
This is our New Year’s Eve edition of our Anniversary Show. Same show, just NO talking. Remember those days of rocking a DJ Clue mixtape in your whip and then you get to a red light and this dude starts yelling and doing his bullshit over the tracks?…
20: Anniversary Special)
Dec 27, 2017 • 250 min
Our first year is in the books! Take It Personal has released 20 episodes, including two 6+ hour tributes to both DJ Premier and Prodigy. We featured 8 exclusive interviews and dropped 8 tributes. We put together not 1, but 4 West Coast Classics, clocking…
Take It Personal (Slug of Atmosphere Interview)
Dec 4, 2017 • 62 min
This 2-part Slug interview featured on our Atmosphere tribute show can now be heard in its entirety. We delve into a different side of Sean Daley. We talk Al Franken, ironically, a day before the allegations came out. We talk critics, family, touring, his…
19: Atmosphere Tribute) with Slug
Nov 29, 2017 • 256 min
Over the past two decades, Atmosphere has been touring the globe, making music, making fans and one member, especially, making babies. Hailing outta Minneapolis, Slug and Ant aren’t just a group, they’re Minnesota Nice! The slept-on beatmaker and…
Take It Personal (Meyhem Lauren Interview)
Nov 16, 2017 • 28 min
Meyhem Lauren is extended family to Take It Personal. He was one of our first supporters dating back to episode 1, when we were podcast rookies shaking off decade old rust from when we last did radio. Meyhem and DJ Muggs just dropped one of the best…
18: Return Of The Boom Bap) with Meyhem Lauren & Planet Asia
Nov 14, 2017 • 168 min
After spending the last 4 episodes on the West Coast, we return to the boom-bap for episode 18. Hip-hop has been very good this year and it’s because of guys like Meyhem Lauren and Planet Asia. Both Gems From The Equinox and Anchovies are up there for…
17: West Coast Classics IV)
Nov 1, 2017 • 312 min
It’s exactly a year today, we debuted our Take It Personal show and here we are with Episode 17. This is the final installment of our West Coast Classics series. That’s 4 shows total clocking in over 17 hours of everything West Coast. NOBODY, let me…
16: West Coast Classics III)
Oct 19, 2017 • 210 min
Episode 16 is the 3rd installment of our West Coast Classic series. We thought a trilogy would work, but there is just so much to cover that we’ll be blessing you with WCC IV in a few weeks. On this show we have tributes to N.W.A., 2Pac and Golden State…
15: West Coast Classics II)
Sep 25, 2017 • 265 min
Episode 15 is the 2nd installment of our West Coast Classics. This XL edition features tributes to Ice Cube, The Pharcyde, Cypress Hill, Freestyle Fellowship, House of Pain, Dilated Peoples and the entire Bay Area. We got joints from Jayo Felony, Spice 1,…
14: West Coast Classics)
Aug 21, 2017 • 224 min
Episode 14 is the first installment of our West Coast Classics. Dust off those Chucks, throw on your khakis and strap-in for this for this west side roller-coaster ride. We got tunes from N.W.A., Ice T, Too $hort, King Tee, DJ Quik, Digital Underground,…
13: Back To Basics)
Jul 22, 2017 • 109 min
Episode 13 has no tributes, no interviews and it’s not 6 hours long. We bring it back to basics and focus on the music. With new joints by Perestroika, Supastition, Conway, Hus Kingpin, Everlast and MC Eiht, plus 90s classics from Redman, Organized…
Take It Personal (DJ Premier Interview)
Jul 18, 2017 • 46 min
After putting together a 6+ hour tribute to the man, it was only right he stopped by Take It Personal to shoot the shit with us. Unfortunately, this happened during our Prodigy Tribute (another 6+ hours), so Preem was kind enough to share some great…
12: Prodigy Tribute Pt. 2) with Bonz Malone & Domingo
Jul 11, 2017 • 167 min
After our 6+ hour DJ Premier show, we swore we were done with tributes for a while. Then, on June 20th, hip-hop suffered another tremendous loss. We usually celebrate the careers of the artists we do tributes on, but in this show, we wanted to celebrate…
12: Prodigy Tribute Pt. 1) with DJ Premier, Meyhem Lauren & Ras Kass
Jul 4, 2017 • 192 min
After our 6+ hour DJ Premier show, we swore we were done with tributes for a while. Then, on June 20th, hip-hop suffered another tremendous loss. We usually celebrate the careers of the artists we do tributes on, but in this show, we wanted to celebrate…
11: Peace Connecticut) with Apathy
Jun 14, 2017 • 149 min
Episode 11, I didn’t think we’d make it after our vainglorious DJ Premier 6-hour tribute, but with some much needed time-off —we’re back. Apathy of The Demigodz joins us, and what was supposed to be a 20 minute interview turned out to be 75 minutes…
10: DJ Premier Tribute Part 2)
May 18, 2017 • 179 min
Episode 10, The DJ Premier Tribute, is our magnum opus. It’s only right: the greatest producer of all-time receives the greatest tribute of all-time. It was no easy feat selecting and sequencing tracks for this massive 380+ minute show. We hope after…
10: DJ Premier Tribute Part 1)
May 16, 2017 • 197 min
Episode 10, The DJ Premier Tribute, is our magnum opus. It’s only right: the greatest producer of all-time receives the greatest tribute of all-time. It was no easy feat selecting and sequencing tracks for this massive 380+ minute show. We hope after…
9: The Calm Before The Storm)
Apr 8, 2017 • 124 min
Episode 9 might be titled the Calm Before The Storm, but it’s anything but. Our next show will be a DJ Premier tribute, so we wanted to take a short break from the tributes and get back to the traditional potpourri show. Special guest, Aaron Wade, sat in…
8: Indie Hip-Hop Tribute)
Mar 25, 2017 • 153 min
Episode 8 is our Jansport (backpack) special. A tribute to the independent hip-hop movement that helped spawn labels like Fondle ‘Em, Hydra, Rawkus, Stones Throw, Def Jux and ABB records. A time, where the internet played a major role in the music. This…
7: Passing The Torch)
Mar 9, 2017 • 112 min
Episode 7 might sound more like Drink Champs cuz we were highly intoxicated while recording this, but the music, like always, is on point Phife. We don’t necessarily have a theme this show, but we do focus on MC’s making dope music these days. It’s our…
6: Philly Hip-Hop Tribute)
Feb 23, 2017 • 153 min
Episode 6 is our longest one yet and for good reason. This isn’t your typical Philly hip-hop show, this is the official Philly hip-hop tribute show. Chock-full of Illadelph classics, along with our special tour guides Vinnie Paz, Maylay Sparks, Baby Blak,…
5: Respect The Architects)
Feb 13, 2017 • 81 min
This is the first installment of several “Respect The Architects” episodes we’ll be doing. It’s important to not only remember, but respect the pioneers, the originators and the emcees who have influenced in hip-hop as we know it today. While shows like…
4: Wu-Tang Tribute)
Jan 10, 2017 • 138 min
To many, Staten Island is known as the dump. To us hip-hop heads, it’s known as Shaolin, the home of the Wu-Tang Clan. Who would have thought a group of 9 rappers would have changed the game, but they definitely did. Nobody has ever done hip-hop like WTC…
3: Our Favorite Years In Hip-Hop)
Dec 27, 2016 • 117 min
For some, it doesn’t feel like the holidays until we see our pals John McClain, Kevin McCallister or Ralphie Parker. Episode 3 is our holiday special and its packed with classics from OutKast, Redman, Common, Lord Finesse, Big Pun, Nas, Screwball, The…
2: The Sorta ATCQ Tribute)
Nov 23, 2016 • 107 min
Sometimes sequels are just better, like a lot better. Take The Empire Strikes Back, Low End Theory, The Infamous and De La Soul Is Dead for example. Take It Personal Episode 2 is our best yet! Not only is this an A Tribe Called Quest tribute show, but…
1: The Debut)
Nov 4, 2016 • 91 min
The Return of Philaflava Show meets DJ 360. Take It Personal features co-hosts Jason Gloss, Kevlar & DJ 360, as we take you down memory lane and back again with nothing but the dopeness. In this 90 minute debut, we featured music by; Meyhem Lauren,…