In this podcast where all music lovers are welcome, hosts Showtime and Eesh Rock do what they love...talk music! The B-Boy at heart and the Dope Chick provide thought provoking conversation, fun debates and informative interviews. Wipe your feet really good on the rhythm rug and settle in as they kick it with some of the most interesting people in Hip Hop culture and in the music business!
The Rapsody Episode: Leaders Of The True School30/07/2018 Duration: 01h24min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it with Roc Nation's Rapsody. Rap discusses her humble beginnings in Snow Hill, North Carolina. She also reveals how she met producer 9th Wonder and more. She drops some gems about the importance of established Hip Hop artists supporting new artists in their journey. Showtime and Eesh also tell who they think are some of the Leaders of The True School right now. Listen and kick it with Eesh Rock, Showtime, and Rapsody.
The Gene Brown Episode10/11/2017 Duration: 01h19min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it with legendary record collector Gene Brown in this episode. Gene discusses how he has picked records and provided samples for some of your favorite producers. He breaks down the process for giving samples to producers like Kanye West, 9th Wonder, Diamond D, Just Blaze, and more. Showtime and Eesh also play a fun game called "Who Sampled That" where they try to guess which artists used specific samples. Listen and kick it with Eesh Rock, Showtime, and Gene Brown.
The Buckwild Episode: Still Diggin'21/09/2017 Duration: 01h17min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it with producer Buckwild from Diggin In The Crates in this episode. Buckwild discusses everything from his early days as a DJ in The Bronx and how he met Lord Finesse to some of his most historic beats like O.C.'s "Time's Up" and Big L's "Put It On". There is also lots of talk about his work with Big Pun in this episode. He also explains how Biggie's "I Got A Story To Tell" and other classic songs almost belonged to other artists. . Showtime and Eesh Rock also discuss their favorite Buckwild produced tracks and talk about some new music that they have been listening to.
The Jay-Z 4:44 Episode04/07/2017 Duration: 01h11min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it about Jay-Z's new album 4:44 in this episode. They examine each song on the album and discuss everything from Jay-Z's extreme vulnerability on songs like "4:44" and not so obvious subliminal disses to the production of No I.D and so much more. Find out if Showtime and Eesh are ready to call 4:44 a classic already.
Live From The 215: The Philly Episode29/06/2017 Duration: 01h28min
Showtime and Eesh Rock take their show on the road and kick it in the City Of Brotherly Love. They head out to Philly and attend the 10th Annual Roots Picnic which was headlined by Pharrell with Young Jeezy, Solange, Sampa, Thundercat and more. They also review new music from Big Boi, Faith Evans, Bryson Tiller, DJ Khaled and Young Thug. They also interview Philly native and legendary turntablist DJ Bee of Fresh Radio. The three have a conversation about Bee's Philly origins and his almost 20-year radio career. There's a BIG announcement tucked in the interview also.
The Black Sheep Dres Episode11/05/2017 Duration: 01h33min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it with Black Sheep Dres from The Native Tongues Crew in this episode. Dres discusses everything from how Black Sheep formed and recorded two albums to their relationships with Chris Lighty Phife Dawg, and other members of Native Tongues. Showtime and Eesh Rock also discuss some of their favorite Native Tongues memories and how they have impacted the culture over time. The duo also review some new music and gives their thoughts on albums that have been recently released.
DAMN...Kendrick Lamar Dropped A Classic?21/04/2017 Duration: 58min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it about Kendrick Lamar's new album "DAMN" in this episode. They also review new music from Styles P and Talib Kweli, Raekwon, and more. Find out if Showtime and Eesh are ready to put Kendrick on Hip Hop's Mt. Rushmore. They break down some of their favorite and least favorite tracks from some of Hip Hop's hottest projects. This is a very exciting time for Hip Hop lovers...
Drake Vs. Rick Ross: One Gotta Go22/03/2017 Duration: 01h06min
Showtime and Eesh Rock are kicking it and having a conversation about the new albums from Drake and Rick Ross. The two discuss their likes and dislikes about "More Life" and "Rather You Than Me" with a special drive by interview from producer Bink! who was responsible for three songs on "Rather You Than Me" Showtime and Eesh Rock also discuss new releases from Gary Clark Jr. and Thundercat on this episode. .
The Roxanne Shante Episode: Da Ladies In Da House21/02/2017 Duration: 01h20min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it with Roxanne Shante from The Juice Crew in this episode. Shante discusses everything from how she hooked up with The Juice Crew, to her involvement in some of Hip Hop's most well known beefs, and her upcoming Pharrell Williams produced biopic. Showtime and Eesh Rock also discuss some of their favorite females in Hip Hop and how they have impacted the culture over time. The duo also review some new music and gives their thoughts on albums that have been recently released.
The Lord Finesse Episode: Crew Love31/01/2017 Duration: 01h42min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it with Lord Finesse from Diggin In The Crates in this episode. Finesse discusses everything from how the legendary DITC crew came together in the Bronx, and how he discovered Big L to his times in the studio working on music with The Notorious B.I.G and Dr. Dre. Showtime and Eesh Rock also discuss the impact that DITC has had on Hip Hop and discuss some new music that they have been listening to.
The Biz Markie Episode: Jackin For Beats17/01/2017 Duration: 01h10min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it with Biz Markie in this episode. Biz talks about how he got his start in Hip Hop. He takes us all on a journey from his early days in a group with Rakim through his time with The Juice Crew and now as one of the world's most famous and in demand DJ's Showtime and Eesh Rock are also discussing some of Hip Hop's best samples in this episode. They go through a list of samples that were used by more than one artist and decide who flipped it the best. Showtime and Eesh Rock also discuss the impact the South has had on Hip Hop and count down some of their favorite southern collaborations.
The Merry New Year Countdown31/12/2016 Duration: 01h05min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it about their favorite albums of 2016. They countdown the albums that had the biggest impact on them and explain why they love each one. Enjoy this bonus episode and MERRY NEW YEAR!!!
The Rick Ross Episode: The Souf Got Something To Say27/12/2016 Duration: 01h11min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it with Rick Ross in this episode. Ross discusses his legacy after being in the game for 10 years. He also talks about expanding his Maybach Music empire and much more. Showtime and Eesh Rock also discuss the impact the South has had on Hip Hop and count down some of their favorite southern collaborations.
Episode 2 With Keith Murray: The Best Year In Hip Hop?13/12/2016 Duration: 01h44min
Showtime and Eesh Rock kick it with Keith Murray in this episode. In this conversation Keith talks about his history as a member of the Def Squad with Eric Sermon and Redman. He also discusses his place in Hip Hop history as one of the illest battle MC's, and a lot more. Showtime and Eesh Rock also kick it about which year was the best in Hip Hop. Was it 1987, or was it 1994? Eesh Rock gives a rundown on the latest album releases and Showtime has a Hip Hop confession that you will find hard to believe.
Can I Kick It Ep 1 - The Sounds Of Blackness30/11/2016 Duration: 01h17min
This is the first episode of The Can I Kick It podcast. Showtime and Eesh Rock discuss how Hip Hop has been so unapologetic about it's blackness recently, and how good it feels! They review Common's "Black America Again", A Tribe Called Quest's "We Got It From Here...Thank You For Your Service" and Rapsody's "Crown" EP. Also, the duo sit down with one of Hip Hop's most respected DJ's, Rich Medina.