The Failing, Totally Dishonest Hip-Hop Media, plus the Nipsey Hussle IG Kerfuffle with Jonathan Smith (Ep. 1)

Super Empty editor Ryan Cocca and Runaway's Justin Laidlaw explore the fake “Kendrick vs. Trump” halftime show story and other shortcomings of the hip-hop media establishment (2:45), encyclopedic rap scholar and SE. contributor Jonathan Smith stops by to add some context to the disappointing, homophobic comments made on Instagram by Nipsey Hussle (13:35), and the group discusses the latest installment from the TDE-produced Black Panther soundtrack, “King’s Dead,” which awkwardly doubled as the lead single for Jay Rock’s new album (22:30).

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