October 16, 2019
This episode of Mogul is a tribute to the life and career of Reggie Ossé, who hosted the first season of Mogul. A couple of months after completing the show Reggie was diagnosed with colon cancer and he passed away in December of 2017. We’re going to tell you Reggie’s story — His early days growing up a hip-hop head in Brooklyn, his time as a lawyer representing legendary artists like Jay-Z and Dame Dash, and his reinvention as Combat Jack, hip hop’s flagship podcaster. Photo courtesy of RESPECT. magazine, © Musinart LLC, Photographer: Trevor Sage-El
June 6, 2018
Internets! This latest episode of Talkitecture features the next vanguard and cultural visionaries. Coodie and Chike are a filmmaking team who have been quietly defining how we see our HipHop heroes for more than a decade. Their work with KanYe West inspired my efforts in film and video development. I hope this discussion inspires you to find your own path to reshaping the narrative. For the culture is just a cliche with 99% of the people who speak it but not these brothers. We are talking and we talking...
June 6, 2018
Internets! What’s wilder than a one-eyed Jack? This episode of Talkitecture features HipHop’s big joker Jack Thriller. What does it take to become a star in the new media landscape? Hard work and a hardcore belief in your talents. Don’t sleep on this creep. Get Jacked!
May 23, 2018
Internets! Who is this collection of fuckybergs we call the Talkitects? You already know A-King and Dallas Penn from the Combat Jack Show. But who is this asshole Haitian Miguel? Who are these meatsticks Barkayeezus and G-Y? Why won’t Joy da Great let us slide up in her DMs? Whoa! Take a moment to find out about the characters who populate this podcast and ask yourself why is Brother Bhris always so damn creepy. Meet the Talkitects
May 13, 2018
TALKITECTURE: Don't get too close, internets because you might get shot. On this episode of Talkitecture, we feature Bad Dominicana, A latinx activist who is definitely not lacking in looks or smarts. If you want to avoid getting your steez #metoo'd you better listen closely so you learn how to talk nice. Talk nice my internets, talk nice. TalkitectureTalkitecture PodTalkitecture PodcastDallas PennCombat Jack ShowRaise The BarLSNLoud SPEAKERS NETWORKBad DominicanaActivism Activist
May 3, 2018
TALKITECTURE: For this episode, the talkitects sit down with master hip-hop lyricist Royce Da 5'9" and discuss how his life and upbringing in Detroit has brought him to this fateful position in his career. Royce is a pivotal figure in hip-hop s he has worked with some of the greatest artists of the genre yet he still remains an enigma and left off of so many of the GOAT lists. Book of Ryan Available on all Digital Platforms 5/4/18…ition/1360464920
April 25, 2018
Internets! For all of you who have been looking for love in all the wrong places, the talkitects sit down with a dating guru so you can get your spring fling and summer jump-offs right before cuffing season gets underway. What is the correct way to ask for some casual sex in the #metoo era ? Make sure you listen up so you don't go dry.
April 20, 2018
Internets! The Talkitects are back with another one. This time we bring in our longtime friend and hip-hop renaissance man, DonWill. DW is one of the first internet rappers via OkayPlayer. He's branched out into all types of entertainment since the founding of his band Tanya Morgan. Tune in for a minute because we talking. And we talking.
April 11, 2018
On this episode of Talkitecture we have a long time friend and supporter, the incomparable Jamilah Lemieux. Ms. Lemieux shares HerStory and walks us through some of the challenges that we’re all dealing with in these trying times. Please share, subscribe, rate and comment --> Disclaimer: The views and opinions of the boot god Dallas Penn does not reflect those of the Loud Speakers Network and its affiliates. Sheesh!
April 4, 2018
On this episode the Talkitects sit with one of the best tastemakers in the game. Mainly because he transformed himself into a chef. Hawaii Mike Salman is about as Hip-Hop as you can get. He has transformed himself from a journalist to a mass marketer to a cannabis advocate. One of the Talkitects comes to the studio extra saucy but the crew manages to power thru the dysfunction. Can we get much higher? You tell us. Comment, rate and most importantly subscribe to the Talkitecture podcast
March 29, 2018
On this episode the Talkitects sit down with lifestylist, entrepreneur, and supreme Brooklynite Ouigi Theodore. He fits right in with the Talkitects as we learn of his journey thru the Kings County and 1990s New York City. Theodore is the founder of the Brooklyn Circus boutique and gallery. He is much more than a fashion style icon and an art collector. Press play and learn a thing or two about what it takes to make moves internationally.
March 21, 2018
On our second episode of the Talkitecture podcast we welcome long time friend, Attorney, Culturalist, Sir Kenneth Montgomery, ESQ. We’re talking politricks, culture, the mounting challenges in the prison industrial complex and more. Of course, Team Talkitect are on deck. Please rate, subscribe, comment and follow @talkitecturepod on all social media.
March 19, 2018
Brand New Podcast Hosted By Dallas Penn and the Talkitects. Talkitecture Podcast
January 16, 2018
Internets! This episode was in the making for a long time. While we’d preferred to have done this while our dear brother Combat Jack was still with us in the physical, you asked for it and we finally got it done...The Reunion Episode. Yes, the crew was in the building... A-King, Dallas Penn, Premium Pete, Matt Raz, DJ Benhameen, Just Blaze and LSN Captain- Chris Morrow. So much emotions as we powered through reminiscing about the early days of the Combat Jack Show. Shout out to long time friends and supporters Jamiliah Lemieux, Derrick “D-Dot” Angelettie (who stopped by), Westside Gunn, Dart Adams and more who called in to share their fond memories and moments of Combat Jack. While this may serve as the final Combat Jack Show, we will always keep the legacy alive and may you all continue to #RaiseTheBar. Thank you all for your support and we ask that you keep his family and us in your thoughts and prayers. It.Does.Not.Stop....Love!
January 4, 2018
While we’re still morning the loss of Combat Jack we felt it was only right bring back to you Ed Woods (RIP) and friend/client Stevie J. for this #TBT episode. Nothing but sheer laughs and game from the finest in the music industry. ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION: The current king of Black people reality tv stopped by. He’s more than just a funny face. Stevie J takes us back to when he was down with Jodeci, Bad Boy, Eve, the Jacksons. Wait til you hear who smacked the shit out of who, why he thinks Madonna and barbiturates killed Devanté Swing’s career, and much more.
December 26, 2017
On this episode we mourn the loss of our dear brother Combat Jack. A-King takes us down memory lane and reflects on some of the most notable moments along side Shade 45 (All Out Show) personality and hip hop jornalist Justin Hunt aka The Company Man. This ep is also the re-release of our very first episode featuring @bosnaud and @jusdave. Combat, we miss you and we love you. Salutes!! #RaiseTheBar #CombatCancer
December 19, 2017
So much is going on this week. The crew recaps a few things going on in the culture, new releases, the art of shooting your shot and more. #CombatCancer
December 12, 2017
On this episode we welcome back the father of southern rap, Luke Campbell aka Uncle Luke. Unc stopped by to discuss his forthcoming TV series “Liberty City Warriors” produced by Lebron James and Starz, being honored at the BET awards, SB Nation creating the “Piesman Trophy” Award, his new weekly sports show, his take on sellout journalists, the kneel-stand fiasco and much much more. Get your popcorn and hit that play button. #RaiseTheBar #CombatCancer
December 5, 2017
After taking a week off A-King and Mena are back along with photographer @brotha_kristufar kicking game about powering through a few transgressions as they hold it down for the iconic Combat Jack. #CombatCancer #RaiseTheBar
November 21, 2017
Every now and then The Combat Jack Show uses its platform to bring forth upcoming new artist(s), innovators, creatives etc. In this case we had upcoming podcasters @lionofbedstuy and @RobbieDigital88 of the PSA Podcast (@psanycsquad). We’re talking podcast gmae, relationships, culture and much more. #RaiseTheBar #CombatCancer
November 14, 2017
On this episode Combat Jack and A-King sit down with the T-Dot ambassador Kardinal Offishall. He’s talking his early years in Hip Hop, opening the door for artists from Canada gloabally, his relationships with Drake, Tory Lanez, Busta Rhymes etc., his forthcoming project “Celebrity Marauders” and much more. Kardi is full of some of the dopest stories from his journey thus far. Get yourself some poutine and hit that play button. #RaiseTheBar #CombatCancer
November 7, 2017
On this episode of the Combat Jack Show we sit down with iconic record label executive and CEO of Loud Records at a special Live recording at the A3C Festival. Steve shares his journey growing up in Brooklyn, managing New Edition, creating SRC, signing iconic artists such as Mobb Deep, Big Pun, David Banner, DEAD PREZ, Akon and much more. In the beginning of the episode Combat Jack updates us on his battle with cancer. Hit the play button and #RaiseTheBar #CombatCancer
October 31, 2017
This episode is the first episode since Combat Jack announced his battle with colon cancer. In the beginning of the episode, Combat talks about his past week in the hospital, powering through this battle to overcome his situation and more. Also featured in this ep is the Associate Editor of Bossip, Jason “Jah” Lee, an internets based supporter @itsmewandie and disgruntled photographer @brotha_kristufar. Oh, Jameson was in the room as well. -#RaiseTheBar #CombatCancer
October 23, 2017
​Please listen to the PSA from Combat Jack explaining his absence on this episode. On this special live audience taping of The Combat Jack Show, our special guest was Reggie Noble aka Redman and guest hosting was an honorable member of the show, Just Blaze. Red came by to talk about his new VH1 show Scared Famous, the status of Muddy Waters Too, Hollywood, his thoughts on the new era of rappers and much more. Scared Famous debuts on VH1 October 23rd. Hit that play button and learn something. Powered by @ExperienceAcid
October 17, 2017
On the eve of the release of the Wu's latest album, RZA and super producer Mathematics stop by to discuss how the collective came together for the project, the origins of the WU symbol and living the vegan lifestyle.
October 10, 2017
Hosted by Tai Saint-Louis (@SaintBoogie) we present the Loud Speakers Network panel live from A3C. On the panel we have Ed Lover, Angela Rye, Combat Jack and Premium Pete discussing how they entered podcasting and the business behind it.
October 3, 2017
On this episode, we’re taking it to the East Side of Chicago with young rap star G Herbo. The 21 Year old walks us through his journey growing up in “terror town”, witnessing a murder at 8yes old, PTSD, getting co-signs from the likes of Common and Drake, his influences, his relationship with Lil Bibby, Nicki Minaj and so much more. Herbo is wise beyond his years. His new album “Humble Beast” is available at all digital retailers. #RaiseTheBar
September 27, 2017
On this episode we take down to Memphis with the founder and 1/3 of the Three 6 Mafia, DJ Paul. He’s talking early influences, George Clooney, making $50k while in High School, Juicy J, beef with Yo Gotti, Hustle and Flow, producing EDM and much more. Hit that olay button and #RaiseTheBar
September 19, 2017
On this episode.. it's the return of Wyclef Jean. The "Haitian Elvis" talks about his new album 'Carnival lll", acting, fitness, immigration in America, deportation, eating dirt in Haiti, his desire to be a gangster as a youth, prison reform, The Fugees an tons more. Hit that play button and #RaiseTheBar. "Carnival III" is available on all digital retailers. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @Its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Photography by @brotha_kristufar Twitter/IG @combatjackshow Apple Podcast: SoundCloud: YouTube: Loud Speakers Network:
September 12, 2017
In this episode Adam22 stops by to discuss scamming, podcasting and threesomes. Lena The Plug also stops by too. Press play and enjoy. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @Its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Photography by @brotha_kristufar Twitter/IG @combatjackshow Make sure to Subscribe, Rate and Comment on all these accounts. Apple Podcast: SoundCloud: YouTube: Loud Speakers Network:
September 6, 2017
This episode was a long time in the making. We sat down with industry executive Steve Lobel. He's talking everything from his early days coming up with Run DMC, Russell Simmons, Easy E, managing the iconic Bone Thugz N Harmony, Nipsey Hustle, newcomer Casanova and much more. Steve's continued legacy is too much to list here, just hit that play button and #RaiseTheBar
August 22, 2017
On this Ep we kick it with ESPN Sports commentator and host Bomani Jones. He discussed he departure from "Highly Questionable", transitioning into his new untitled ESPN show (Jan '18), his Twitter clap back skills, his views on the state of America and much more. As always, please rate, subscribe, comment and share. #RaiseTheBar Please go to to help our west coast bro @mistermorris55
August 16, 2017
On this episode of we take it down to the 305 and chop it up with hitmaker Ace Hood. We're talking the ups and downs throughout his continuing journey, his stint with We The Best Music, his relationship with DJ Khaled, finding his balance through Yoga and meditation, being independent and much more. Also, Combat goes in his bag about the recent situations in this country with your president. You know the deal, hit that play button and #RaiseTheBar.
August 8, 2017
On this Ep we bring to you 1/3rd of the classic and legendary group The Fugees, Pras. We're talking early beginnings, the original fourth member, the lows and highs, the split, individual successes, will there ever be another group album and so much more. Sit back and hug that play button. This is one of those classic episodes. Sak Passe. #RaiseTheBar
August 1, 2017
The Rob Markman Episode "Write To Dream" by The Combat Jack Show
July 18, 2017
We're baaaaack! Your favorite Podcast's, favorite Podcast is back after a brief albeit needed time off. We take it to the Chi and chop it up with TWISTA! He's talking his early childhood in the Chi, his inspiration to rap, origins of his name, Kanye, Jay, rap beef with other rap legends, new music and much more. TWISTA's new LP "Cook County" is available now. #RaiseTheBar CHECK OUT OUR YOUTUBE PAGE AT WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/LOUDSPEAKERSNETWORK
June 27, 2017
On this special episode we head to the beautiful city of Los Angeles for a LIVE taping with one of the most sought after producer's in music..Mike Will Made It. Mike opens up about his journey past, present and future. Man, this is a good one. This episode is powered by @ExperienceAcid. #RaiseTheBar Special thank you to Bar Nine make sure you visit them and try their coffee. 3515 Helms Ave, Culver City, CA 90232 @BarNineLA
June 20, 2017
Listen to Mogul: The Life & Death of Chris Lighty on Apple Podcasts and make sure you subscribe, rate and comment. On this episode of Combat Jack Show we sit down with Loud Speakers Network own Chris Morrow and Gimlet Media's Matthew Nelson to have a roundtable discussion about the creation of Mogul: The Life and Death of Chris Lighty. Mogul is available on Apple Podcasts and other streaming services. Please subscribe, rate and comment. Join the discussion on social media using the hashtag #Mogul. #RaiseTheBar
June 12, 2017
On this episode we sit down with Directors LT Hutton and Benny Boom. They talk about their new film 'All Eyes On Me', the process of black films in Hollywood, the journey of making AEOM, the legacy of Tupac and so much more. The must see 'All Eyes On Me' hits theaters June 16th. Hit that play button and #RaiseTheBar
June 6, 2017
On this episode of the Combat Jack Show we bring to you Loud Speakers Networks own, Jeff and Eric Rosenthal aka ItsTheReal from A Waste of Time podcast. They sit down with us and discuss their tenure in the podcast game, TV venture, their newly released LP, Teddy Bear Fresh and more. Hit that play button because Eric and Jeff said so. #RaiseTheBar Get Teddy bear Fresh on iTunes Spotify And Your Local Bodega
May 30, 2017
On this episode we take our talents down to Atlanta for a live show featuring Organized Noize. They're talking early origins of Outkast, Dungeon Family, the relationships with Diddy, Jermaine Dupri, LA Reid, TLC, Future and so much more. This episode is powered by Acid Cigars (@experienceacid). Hit that play button and..#RaiseTheBar
May 23, 2017
On this episode we sit down with Director/Film-maker Justin Simien and leading actress Logan Browning from the Netflix series "Dear White People". We're talking race in America, your president, blacks in Hollywood and much more. #RaiseTheBar
May 16, 2017
On this episode we welcome Jamilah Lemieux back to the Combat Jack Show. Jamilah brings us up to date with her new venture, CassiusLife and what she's plotting for the future. We're also talking politics, love, the feminist movement and so much more. #RaiseTheBar
May 10, 2017
On this episode we welcome back the esteemed A&R aficionado, Mr. Dante Ross. Dante talks to us about his early days becoming the first hip hop A&R, signing Queen Latifah, working with ATCQ, Busta Ryhmes, Russel Simmons, Lyon Cohen, MF Doom and so much more. Dante also talks about what he's been up to of late working with some of the the new artists like Ugly God and Lil Dicky etc. Hit that play button and #RaiseTheBar
May 2, 2017
On this episode of the Combat Jack Show we take it down I-95 South to Durham, North Carolina for the 1st Annual Art of Cool Festival. Our guests were supposed to be Professor Mark Anthony Neal and the GOAT Rakim but due to some unforeseen circumstances the "god mc" had to cancel. However, 9th Wonder joined the discussion and it was one to remember. So hit play and #RaiseTheBar. Let us know what you think of this episode by tweeting @CombatJackShow or hit up the hotline at 347-746-2080.
April 26, 2017
In this episode we sit down with culture critic, human Hip-Hop Smithsonian, founder of IllDoctrine and the longest radio show (Underground Railroad) Mr. Jay Smooth. He's talking early beginnings, Stretch and Bobbito, the issue of race in America, the evolution of hip-hop, coping with a recent tragedy and much much more. Internets, you know how we do! #RaiseTheBar
April 13, 2017
On this episode we bring you The Return Charlamagne The God. We sit down and talk Black Privilege, White Privilege, his ascension to being the "King of All Media", his Brilliant Idiots podcast, his father's teachings, being woke and much more. This is definitely one of our best episodes thus far. Charlamagne's new book: "Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It" will be available 4/18 on all print and digital retailers. #RaiseTheBar
April 4, 2017
On this episode we bring to you another check mark from our "to get" list. All the way from the mid-west, this Minnesota native shares his story from being in the rap game for 17 plus years, his Muslim faith, Trump era politics, his plans for the future and much more. This is one of those classic discussions that you love to hear. We present to you Brother Ali. His new album "All The Bèauty In This Whole Life" drops May 5th. #RaiseTheBar
March 28, 2017
On this episode we bring to you "the hottest host in NYC" Pretty Lou (@prettylou11). We sit down with the brooklyn native to discuss his journey in the music biz, his current battle with Lukemia, his relationship with Fat Joe, breaking the "All The Way Up" record, his alliance with Jay Z/Roc Nation and much more. Lou has a compelling, inspiring story to share and we were honored to have him on our platform. Sit back, crack a cold one and don't be afraid to grab a kleenex beloved. Tickets are on sale for Pretty Lou's Birthday Charity concert feat. Fat Joe and Friends April, 18th at The Highline. #StreetLoyalty #RaiseTheBar #FuckCancer
March 22, 2017
Former Baltimore policer Michael A. Woods, Jr. gives us an insight behind the thin blue line. We learn why he exposed the corruption he saw while on the force, the aftermath and how he wants to reshape policing in America.
March 14, 2017
On this episode is the return of one the most abstract MC's, Roc Marci. We catch up with Roc and find out what's he's been up to, his impact on today's rappers, his signature sound, his thoughts on the current rap landscape and more. His new LP Rosebudd's Revenge is available via Is this his last album? Hit play and find out. #RaiseTheBar
March 7, 2017
On this episode we sit down with Director/Filmmaker Raoul Peck. Mr. Peck was nominated for an Oscar for his recently released "I Am Not Your Negro", which was based on the perspectives of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King from the lens of the esteemed James Baldwin. Sit back and cleanse your mental palate as we continue to #RaiseTheBar
February 28, 2017
On this episode of Combat Jack Show we sit down with New York Times best selling author JaQuavis Coleman (@RealJaQuavis). Quavo takes us on a journey from his early days in Flint, surviving the trap, how he met his wife and writing partner Ashley, working with Cash Money and discusses his new NBC/Universal deal. Internets this is one of our proudest moments of CJS. #RaiseTheBar
February 21, 2017
In this episode we sit down with comedian, actor, director Jordan Peele (Key & Peele). We're taking social issues in America, the current black Hollywood Renaissance, the directorial debut "Get Out", working with Keegan-Michael Key, Dave Chappelle and much more. "Get Out" hits theaters February 24th. #RaiseTheBar
February 14, 2017
It's always an honor to sit with a West Coast legend. Especially one who's a household name rapper, actor, director of all sorts. We're talking early NWA days, Eazy E, Dr. Dre, past, present and much more! Not to mention he's a lot of folks "Top 5". Internets we present to you O'Shea Jackson aka Ice Cube. #RaiseTheBar
February 7, 2017
We got to sit down with one of our favorite people of the culture, Michael Eric Dyson. Mr. Dyson immaculately shares his perspectives of American politics, this new administration, Hip-Hop, our societal responsibilities, whether or not reparations are plausible for people of color, his new book and host of other topics. Oh, and you know he spit a few bars and gave us his Top 5. Michael Eric Dyson's new book, "Tears We Cannot Stop, A Sermon To White America" is available at all book retailers. #RaiseTheBar
January 31, 2017
On this episode we sit down with CNN political commentator, attorney and CEO of IMPACT Strategies, the lovely Angela Rye. Ms. Rye shares her views on the current political climate, Trumps presidency, what we all can do to participate in the political process, her journey, hip-hop and much more. Hit play, listen and engage. After listening to this episode we encourage you to leave your comments or you can call our hotline 347-746-2080. #RaiseTheBar
January 24, 2017
On this episode we have From ESPN's "HisNHers"and the new SportCenter hosts Jemele Hill and Michael Smith. This episode was a long time coming but right on time. We sit down with Jemele and Michael to discuss their early beginnings sports broadcasting, how a failed date was the precursor to the creation of "HisNHers", a little politics, their opposing views on Migos "Bad and Boujee" record and more. Hit that play button. #RaiseTheBar
January 17, 2017
On this episode we take it to the South Bronx, Forrest Projects to be exact. This rap star has been around for 24 plus years and still going strong. He's part of the legendary DITC crew, he introduced the likes of Big Pun, Remy Ma, DJ Khaled and Terror Squad to the world. He powered through beefs with 50 Cent, Jay-Z and survived the ugly scenarios of being in these New York City streets. Internets we bring you the Fat Joe Episode of The Combat Jack Show. Yes, we covered everything from "Flow Joe" to his new situation with Roc Nation. The Don Cartagena is stronger than ever. #RaiseTheBarHigher
January 11, 2017
Before there was the "internets" or blog site there was an online website community called We sat down with the founders of AHH Chuck "Jigsaw" Creekmur and Greg "Grouchy" Watkins to discuss their early beginnings, creating an online destination for hip hop, breaking some of our household names, surviving hacks, 20th Anniversary and much more. If you used read their rumor section with Illseed then you know that was the precursor to all of the "breaking news" culture that exist today. Did you know that Charlamagne The God used to write for AllHipHop? Ha! Also joining us doing co-hosting duties is the lovely Alexa Leighton. Hit that play button and #GetReady4Combat
January 4, 2017
On the first show for 2017 we take it back to the beginning of this podcast journey. This gentleman is the reason we use the term "internets", he's the reason the pause game will forever be enabled, he's the reason Polo, Timberlands and copping the latest releases is ingrained in the culture. He's one of the architects of making urban podcasts cool. He was there at the start of the Combat Jack Show spaceship and he's here now. Internets...we bring you The Return of Dallas Penn episode. #PodcastFiendsUnite #RaiseTheBarHigher
December 20, 2016
On this episode we have the third arm of the almighty Rocafella, Kareem "Biggs" Burke. Listen as he shares candid stories during the reign of "The Roc", the 20th Anniversary of Reasonable Doubt, the plan for the dissolving of Rocafella Records, his prison stint, new ventures, Fourth of November, The Roc 96, marriage and lots more. You know the drill..hit that play button and throw the diamond up! It's always the ROC! #RaiseTheBar
December 13, 2016
On this episode we have arguably the hardest rap group of all time, The LOX in the studio. The trio, Jadakiss, Styles P and Sheek Louch discuss their longevity, rap's new generation, Puff, new deal with Roc Nation, new album, the elections and tons more. This was one of the most passionate interviews thus far. Hit the play button, the hardest from Yonkers is in the building. "Filthy America....It's Beautiful" hits stores and all digital retailers December 16th, 2016.
December 6, 2016
On this episode we have Stevie J and Derrick "D-Dot" Angelettie stop by to discuss all the wins, new ventures, house arrest, meeting Trump and much more. Also in this episode, longtime lawyer buddy Ed Woods and Corey Pegues join in on the discussion. Sit back, crack a cool one and enjoy. #RaiseTheBar
November 22, 2016
So what happens when one of the greatest producers of all time collaborates with one of the most heralded stoner MC? Well, listen to this episode as we sit with the "Chocolate Boy Wonder" Pete Rock and the "Kush God" Smoke Dza as they discuss their newly formed group and self titled project Don't Smoke Rock. We also find out about how these two hooked up, Dza carrying PR's records a decade ago, the concept of the group and album and a lot more. Internets, we present to you Don't Smoke Rock. The new self titled project Don't Smoke Rock will be available December 2nd, 2016 on all retail and digital outlets. #RaiseTheBar
November 15, 2016
You would think that a songwriter/producer whose work has amassed over 150 million records sold in his career, would be a guest and talk everything music. Not at all. This past election is and will be a hot topic for quite some time and many have much to say. Listen to this esteemed gentleman as he fiercely discusses politics, racism, solutions, being resilient and much more. Internets we present to you..The Bryan Michael Cox Episode. #RaiseTheBar
November 1, 2016
In this episode, we welcome back Mr. Snowman, Jeezy to the Combat Jack Show. Jeezy's talking Trap or Die 3, sustaining success, the new BMF series, his relationship with Big Meech, Faboulous, whether he is willing to resolve issues with Gucci Mane and more. You know we got you covered. Trap or Die 3 in stores and all digital retailers. #RaiseTheBar
October 25, 2016
On this episode we welcome the long awaited return of Joe Budden. Listen, as "Jumpoff" Joey talks about his new album, maturation, whether or not he's bringing his podcast to The Loudspeakers Network, new and old rap beefs, Taxstone, Slaughterhouse, the status of those kids who trespassed on his property and much much more. Rage & The Machine is available at all digital retailers. Salutations! #RaiseTheBar Use promo code "JACK" to get $35 off your first week of deleveries at Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
October 18, 2016
On our recent visit to the ATL for the A3C Festival we sat down with one of today's most sought after producers Zaytoven. Zay takes us on a journey through his early beginnings coming up in the church, introducing elements of the Bay Area sound to Atlanta which carved the way for Trap music of today, his start with Gucci Mane and much more, also on this episode is our amazing conversation with the mayor of Cape Town South Africa, Patricia De Lille. Mayor Patricia discusses the arts initiatives that she wants to establish with South Africa and the US and the global impact on the 2016 US Presidential elections. Hit that play button and #RaiseTheBar Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
October 11, 2016
We went down to A3C for our annual pilgrimage to Atlanta and sat down with the legendary Hitmen production team. This is an instant classic so sit back and press play. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
October 5, 2016
This episode was a long time in the making as we have Dave East and his manager/partner Wayno. East takes us on an in-depth journey from their humble beginnings growing up in Harlem, having one foot in the streets and one foot in basketball and navigating in the NYC hip hop scene to get the cosign of all cosigns. Also, Wayno shares his story of his early days at Rocafella Records and his transition to being one of the sought after minds in the music industry. Tune in an get inspired. It's the Triangle Offense! Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
September 27, 2016
Cheo Hodari Coker stops by our studio and drops science on Marvel's 'Luke Cage'. From minor spoilers to the the creative process, and how Hip Hop is tied to the hip with comic books, it's all here. This ain't nothing less that a #SweetChristmas.
September 20, 2016
The episode was a long time in the making. Straight outta Greensboro, NC, 1/3 of the incredible Hip Hop group Lil Brother, 1/2 of Foreign Exchange we bring to you Phonte'. We chop it up about his early career and current relationship with Lil Brother, birthing the current wave of rap singers (who can sing), his forray into the TV screen as a actor, writer, producer and gives game on relationship perspectives. This is one for the digital books for sure. Tigallo Tigallo! Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
September 13, 2016
On this episode, internet sensation Queenzflip invades the Combat Jack Show and demanded an interview after square dancing with Combat. Listen to this awkward and entertaining interview as we get into this "prank"-star's ascension in the culture. Get your popcorn for this one. We may have to prank some of you podcasters just because...It's (not) a joke! Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
September 6, 2016
The "Visualizer" AZ returns to the Combat Jack Show to update us on his new ventures, music, current relationship with Nas, his new book "Jewels, Gems and Treasures", the 20th Anniversary of his debut "Doe or Die" being a Don from Brooklyn East New York and lots more. Also industry vet Lyndsey Williams who worked with AZ on his debut album joins the conversation as they've reunited for AZ's forthcoming projects. What's your favorite AZ verse? Let us know in the comments or hit up the hotline 347-786-2080 Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
August 30, 2016
Queensbridge's finest Metta World Peace drops magnificent stories and #barz. It's all here, the brawl, the highs and lows of NBA life, how he survived the streets and pro ball and how he'll always represent QB. #QueensbridgeUnited Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
August 23, 2016
On this episode of the Combat Jack Show we bring you West Coast Radio pioneer King Tech (Sway and Tech, The Wake Up Show), King Crooked and the homie Lord Sear. We're talking Tech's early beginnings in radio, how him and Sway architectured the blueprint for the culture, King Crooked's being cosigned by some of hip hop's greatest icons, Slaughterhouse, Death Row, West Coast Rap, their new BET show "One Shot" and so much more that we can't put all here. You just have to listen. Our Sirius/Shade45 bredren Lord Sear also joins us for this powerful discussion. Hit the play button..West West! The new TV series "One Shot" debuts on BET tonight 10pm EST. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
August 16, 2016
On this episode, we give you the live recording of The Combat Jack Show LIVE with special guest Ed Lover. Ed is one of the pioneers of Hip Hop Radio. Listen to this amazing episode as Ed takes us on his journey from his beginnings at YO! MTV Raps, music, TV, successful morning shows on Hot97, Power 105.1 & Boom 102.9, his relationship with the late greats Tupac Shakur and Notorious BIG and so much more. You might also hear a special announcement in the episode too! Shout outs to @ExperienceAcid @Bossip and @PlayCloths and much love to the city of Atlanta for all of the love. We love you back. Hit play and dream those dreams. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
August 9, 2016
On this episode of The Combat Jack Show we welcome back our brother and esteemed Dr. Marc Lamont Hill. Walk with us as we talk about his new book "Nobody", constant teoccirence of police brutality, BLM, forthcoming elections, his preference in women and lots more. "Nobody" is available via all print and digital book retailers. Also on this episode Mrs. Tonya Rapley of MyFabFinance stops by to give us the blueprint to financial freedom and cure us from debt. Be safe and always #RaiseTheBar
August 3, 2016
In this episode we take it to the H-Town with Slim Thug. Listen as Slim take us on a journey though his success as an indie and major label artist, working with Pharrell, Gwen Stefani, being a peace advocate in the community and much much more. Slim Thug x Combat Jack Show..The Best In The Business. "American King" out now! Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
July 26, 2016
On this episode we take it to Brownsville, Brooklyn with Juice Crew member Masta Ace. We're talking everything from his early beginnings in hip hop, the creation and break up of the legendary Juice Crew, his journey that strayed him away from the street, his personal battle with a serious health issue, why MCs never have an expiration date and much more. Tune in! Masta Ace new LP "The Falling Season" is out now. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
July 19, 2016
On this special live episode, we travel to the United Kingdom to chat with Grime pioneer Kano (@TheRealKano). From his days as a Garage club kid to dominating the small screen on Top Boy, Kano shares how he maintains his top position and stays hungry. Recorded at the Brooklyn Bowl London on July 12, 2016. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
July 5, 2016
Carrying on tradition of celebrating those who are making contributions to the culture of hip hop, we sit down with the Founder of the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival Mr. Wes Jackson. Listen to this episode as we find out what it takes to put on a successful festival, meeting the demands of Jay Electronica, the intricacies of securing talent for the festival and much more. No culture vultures allowed. Enjoy! Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
June 28, 2016
INETRNETS we are live from the beautiful G Star Brooklyn store at 118 N 4th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249 with the one and only Young Guru. This is our first stop on the tour so we hope you enjoy. Thank you to our sponsors Acid Cigars and 1800 Tequila. Make sure you go visit the G Star Brooklyn store and follow them on Twitter and Instagram at @GStarBrooklyn Tickets for the 7/1 Curren$y x Combat Jack Show Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
June 21, 2016
This is the Hollywood episode of The Combat Jack Show. Today we have actor Jessie Usher from the hit Starz show Survivor's Remorse and also from the soon to be summer blockbuster Independence Day: Resurgence. Jessie talks about his journey, acting and the infamous Wolf Pack. Sit back and press play. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
June 14, 2016
Stretch and Bobbito. Don't get it twisted Internets. Their show is the blueprint for 99.9% of what this current rap podcast game is. When we launched the Combat Jack Show, to be mentioned in the same sentence with them was my goal. Finally, the official Stretch and Bobbito x Combat Jack Show collabo. STRETCH AND BOBBITO: RADIO THAT CHANGED LIVES More info at Trailer here Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni
June 7, 2016
I suspected Cardi B to be an amazingly resourceful woman who took whatever resources were presented to her and then she transformed her life in the manner in which she envisioned. Then I met her and she confirmed said suspicions. Smart, beautiful, witty and of course crass, she's a true winner. In the end, isn't that the true definition of intelligence? Cardi B for president b. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
June 1, 2016
Party kings 40 Oz Van and Dev walk us through the Bounce world of touring, events and all the jet planes and Rolexes, the business of street fashion and being considered as the Hugh Hefner of social media. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
May 24, 2016
This was a long overdue but right on time. On this episode we welcome the “God Box” David Banner to the Combat Jack Show. Banner explains the definition of “God Box”, overcoming bouts of depression, sex addiction, effective meditation techniques, and much more. Also, AllHipHop’s co-founder Chuck Creekmur stops by to join this powerful discussion. Let us know what you think Internets and call the hotline 347-746-2080. Check out Banner’s latest video “Black Fist”. The God Box drops August 19th. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Music by @RealZayOni Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
May 17, 2016
On the release of her autobiography "My Voice", Angie Martinez finally blesses us with the story of her life to now. From her earliest days at Hot 97 now, Ms. Martinez validates why she's the one and only voice of New York City. Plus the the STASHED team drop by to discuss the STASHED Print Volume 1 which is out now Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
May 10, 2016
Retired NYPD Deputy Inspector, Corey Pegues returns to discuss his new book 'Once a Cop', the aftermath of his first Combat Jack Show interview and why he is suing the NYPD and New York Post for $200 million dollars. Corey provides a rare and critical look behind the thin blue line and holds no punches back. So sit back and press play INTERNETS. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
May 3, 2016
In carrying the tradition of dope MCs coming out of Queens, on this episode we have Meyhem Lauren. Mey takes us on his journey from being on tour with Action Bronson, co-starring on F**k That's Delicious, collecting more W's and cosigns, his new album on Fools Gold records, new management and much, much more. "Piatto d'Oro" available in all digital retailers. Queens Get The Money for sure. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @its_Aking Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
April 26, 2016
Geto Boy and H-town legend Willie D, on the wave of dropping his incendiary song "Coons" discusses his contribution to this culture, the importance of rapping about social issues and gives us one of the realest interviews ever. Hosted by @Combat_Jack Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
April 19, 2016
The original Hip Hop band before the Roots, Daddy O and MC Delite give us their history, talk the Self Destruction record and take us back to raps first Golden Age.
April 12, 2016
We are keeping it very Brooklyn this episode with the return of Maino and Uncle Murda. The duo just dropped their Yellow Tape mixtape and come on the show to discuss how this project came together, if Maino still has the Hand of God and if Uncle Murda is going Hollywood on us. Also taking over special co-hosts duties is the good sister from Queens @DJMissMilan. We have King Kong and Godzilla in the building so sit back and press play. Hosted by @Combat_Jack & @DJMissMilan Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by and @its_Aking and @MrChrisMorrow Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
April 5, 2016
Every now and then the CJS dedicates an episode to sit down with some of the new emerging talent in hip hop. In this episode we sit down with Buffalo natives Westside Gunn, Conway and Bronx representative Tray Pizzy. Sit back, light one up and learn beloved. Restore the feeling INTERNETS and press play. Hosted by @Combat_Jack Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @MrChrisMorrow and @its_Aking Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
March 29, 2016
In 2011 Statik made his first appearance on the show with a little known Queens rapper named Action Bronson. Five years later, a wiser and more mature Statik returns to discuss fatherhood, being engaged and why you should never ever call him a cabrón. Internets sit back and press play. Hosted by @Combat_Jack Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @MrChrisMorrow and @its_Aking Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow --
March 22, 2016
Kierna Mayo has been in the publishing game for 20 plus years. From going to “Hip Hop” high school, to leaving her mark at The Source Magazine during its golden era, to launching Honey Magazine, she gave the world slices of her vision as to how she viewed Black culture. As Editor in Chief of Ebony Magazine, Kierna continues to give the world her vision, through powerful cover images to topics that keep the country talking, and she’s just starting. Ladies and gentlemen, we present to you, the Kierna Mayo episode. Hosted by @Combat_Jack Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @MrChrisMorrow and @its_Aking Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
March 15, 2016
Back story: I was hit with a bad case of insomnia this week so by the time I sat with Eric I was going on 1 hours worth of sleep in 5 days. Add to the fact that in person, Eric's presence is intimidating. I've never met anyone more serious than Eric B. With that said, you'll pick up on the nervousness in my voice. Eric takes us back to the heart of Golden Age Hip Hop and into the future. A fascinating man. A fascinating story. Internets, we present to you the Eric B episode. Hosted by @Combat_Jack Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @MrChrisMorrow and @its_Aking Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
March 8, 2016
No Malice gives his best interview. Ever. Here. And his story is that good. Nothing else to it b. Press play and thank us later. Hosted by @Combat_Jack Produced by @JonathanMena Executive Produced by @MrChrisMorrow and @its_Aking Engineered by @SJKaram Twitter/IG @combatjackshow
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