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Knights of the Turntable #18 – Does King Kendrick Still Reign?

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Welcome to the 18th edition of the Knights of the Turntable podcast –’s definitive Hip-Hop podcast.

This week we are joined by the regulars Joe Hova, B Will and editor-in-chief Richard Bailey Jr.

They discuss Young Thug calling on Jay-Z to retire from the rap game and whether or not Jay-Z should actually bow to his wishes and retire.

The panel also cover the news of Slaughterhouse‘s Crooked I aka KXNG CROOKED and Statik Selektah teaming up to produce a full length album together.

Speaking of Kings, the cast also discuss Kendrick Lamar‘s new track “Blacker The Berry” and host Charles Singletary gets the panel’s thoughts if Kendrick is still considered “King Kendrick” after his Grammy Awards success.

Topics discussed this week are as follows:

  • What Have We Been Listening To?
  • Swizz Beats hints at new Ruff Ryders album
  • Crooked I and Statik Selektah album on the way {Statik King}
  • Leave is it Up To Chance
  • Young Thug Says Jay Z is Too Old For Rap
  • Black Hystori Project 2 on the way. Thoughts on first single [Forever]
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Blacker The Berry” Impressions.
  • “Respectable rap artists”


This week’s panel: Charles Singeltary (host), Richard Bailey Jr, Joe Hova, B Will.

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