Dirty thirty season continues with another guest the Bridge the Gap boys have previously given their flowers too. Drew Swace is with the guys this week to talk on a couple things including them remembering where they were on 9/11, vinyls outselling CD’s for the first time in a long time, and opinions on the Hulu Wu-Tang series (26:26). After reviewing the new Post Malone album the guys shift into focusing on Drew Swace’s beginnings, the origins of Poor Amerika, and his WWE influences (51:00). The guys get Drew Swace to also talk on the shift in his career with new management (70:30), teasing his upcoming project, the changes he’s seen in the concert experience and more.
Thirty episodes in and the guys are joined by friend of the show and artist Kevo El Ninyo! During their conversation they anticipate the wedding the guys have mentioned before (14:28) and Kevo El Ninyo shares his early experiences with music and performing before artists like Retch and Lil’ Pump. Kevo and Jose get into a shared experience in their upbringing (61:56), Kevo explains his perspective on health being wealth, and Jose brings up Travis Scott vs T-Pain on autotune (101:15). BIG P asks about Kevo’s self-described hiatus, opinions on female rappers, Florida rappers and the presentation of their work (129:41), and much more.
This week the Bridge the Gap boys demonstrate that they are here to deliver each and every week! No hurricane was going to stop them, and after addressing the impact of Hurricane Dorian (13:54) the guys report on Salt Bae’s mismanagement, Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special (24:32), Hasboro owning Death Row & E One’s catalog, and Travi$’s documentary. Jose gives his take on Common’s new album and BIG P makes predictions on G.O.O.D. music striking again soon. The anniversary of Late Registration, another sign of new music from Rihanna (69:41), some good news regarding J Dilla and much more is discussed.
The Bridge the Gap boys find their groove this week starting off with the Amazon forrest fire, Tee Grizzley, and Kodak Black’s legal troubles. The 2nd official Bridge the Gap Podcast “Big Eats” food review also took place this week with the Popeyes chicken sandwich (19:55). After covering The Marathon store’s capsule with Puma and Freddie Gibbs siding with Roc Nation, Dame Dash’s most recent interview is picked apart (40:30). Travis Scott’s Netflix documentary brings video streaming into the discussion this week leading to speculation on the value of the live performance today (51:19), Matrix 4 is anticipated, new music is covered and predictions on new music from Hitman Fuego are made (84:08).
Jose, BIG P, Migg and DeLaSerg this week share some health updates, the reaction to Roc Nation’s NFL deal (17:50), Viacom and CBS’s merger further shifting video and the Free Meek documentary on Amazon Prime (46:00). Getting into music, things such as whether first-week sales in the streaming era matter (53:50), Nicki Minaj’s revival of Queen Radio and her recent movements, So Much Fun (1:21:41), and much more is covered.
During this weeks episode, the Bridge the Gap boys waste no time before going over Rick Ross’s Port of Miami 2 (11:48). After reviewing the album, media narratives on Rick Ross, and the highlights the guys pick apart the unreleased Pusha T verse. The best in hip-hop list trend of the last couple weeks is addressed and the key point missing in each list (34:00), BIG P & Jose each share their top 10’s and the reasoning for these choices. Jose, BIG P, DeLaSerg & Migg cover Apple Music Masters and continue to spotlight their decisions and their value. The Disney+ announcement brings BIG P to recalibrate predictions on the streaming market and others reposition after weighing out the options (56:03). Tommy Boy Records negotiations with DeLaSoul, Griselda x Roc Nation, Young Thug’s next project to be executive produced by J. Cole (1:29:20), Nicki Minaj & Meg Thee Stallion’s union, Chance’s album being bested and more are covered. Listen to this episode for some good news connected to the show.
Jose, BIG P, Migg and DeLaSerg share stories from vacation, a local food review, corrections on statements from last weeks episode, confirmation on Battle of the Carters, their thoughts on Southside’s comments on Broward, and a positive A$AP update this week (36:36). More covered: Chance and YBN Cordae’s albums, Katy Perry’s sample clearance lawsuit, Drake’s care package (1:23:54), Yeezy and Adidas’s mass restock, a review of the newest Quentin Tarantino movie, and much more. This week features good news for Cyntonia Brown and Nipsey Hussle.
During this weeks episode, things start off with BIG P asking the listeners a question while reporting on Apple funding their own exclusive podcasts (17:14) and Drake’s distancing from Apple brings DeLaSerg to point out a key statistic connected to his career. The fellas give a Puerto Rico update, and congratulate Meg Thee Stallion on her ownership achievement (38:20). Mig introduces the XXL freestyles, and the guys celebrate where the culture is and pose a couple questions while highlighting Meek Mill and Jay-Z’s joint business venture. BIG P proposes some plans for September in Atlanta to Bridge the Gap at REVOLT (55:39), the guys give an A$AP Rocky update and talk about the new Good Thinking collection. BIG P reinforces his perspective on the future of video streaming and Jose gets in his float bag about the stock price of Netflix (1:15:00).
This week we find the Bridge the Gap boys talking nice for a little without Mig. After recapping and updating amongst themselves, they go over legal troubles of a couple high-profile figures within the culture, the unrest in Puerto Rico, Trump and A$AP Rocky, and Beyonce executive producing the soundtrack to the new Lion King movie (31:35). More new music is covered, and the guys speculate on whether Chance The Rapper can outdo himself on his “debut album”. Things get nostalgic after recognizing 11 years of “A Kid Named Cudi” (1:01:39) and BIG P somehow connects Ultra 2020 to A$AP Rocky. Jose shares his comments on the Kanye West leak and the fellas close with some good news.
On this episode of Bridge the Gap Podcast we find the guys recapping the first event they were all present for (13:06), another event BIG P and DeLaSerg have been teasing for a few weeks, and the nostalgic 2019 OVO fest line-up. The guys pick apart Jermaine Dupri’s out of touch comments (44:29), another article supporting BIG P’s argument on Netflix and video streaming trends, and a couple updates from two of the guys favorites in their business endeavors (1:17:51). Jadakiss’s comments on artist management are addressed and the guys feel the impact of their efforts after seeing the response to a MIEUX magazine tweet (1:46:48). The Battle of the Carters episode is teased again and the guys close with some good news.