Episode 42: The Evolution of Hip-Hop

Many, many, many thanks to Ryan Feigh for joining us on this week’s episode! You can listen to this beauty above, or you can right-click HERE to download!

Topic:

  • The evolution of hip-hop
  • Where did hip-hop start?
  • Who were some of the earliest pioneers of the genre?
  • What are our best memories with the genre, and how did we each grow up with it?
  • Who can we look to in the local spotlight for talent?
  • Who in the mainstream is really worth watching?

Songs Used:

Bands Mentioned:

  • TV on the Radio
  • Lou Barlow / Jason Lowenstein / Sebadoh
  • Archers of Loaf
  • J Mascis / Dinosaur Jr.
  • Folk Implosion
  • Steely Dan
  • Isaac Brock / Modest Mouse
  • Skinny Puppy
  • Buddy Holly
  • Tough Fuzz
  • Frank Black
  • Octagrape
  • Ian MacKaye / Minor Threat
  • Fugazi
  • Bob Mould
  • Death Grips
  • Jack White
  • Karen Elson
  • Daft Punk
  • Eric B.
  • Rakim
  • Public Enemy
  • Run DMC
  • Grandmaster Flash
  • Nas
  • Sunny Day Real Estate
  • At The Drive-In
  • Massive Attack
  • Kanye West
  • Michael Jackson
  • Easy E
  • Ol’ Dirty Bastard / Raekwon / Ghostface Killah / Method Man / GZA / RZA / Inspectah Deck / Wu-Tang Clan
  • Snoop Dogg
  • A Tribe Called Quest
  • Guns ‘n’ Roses
  • Metallica
  • Hank Williams
  • Dwight Yoakam
  • Sugar Hill Gang
  • Beastie Boys
  • Biz Markie
  • DJ Shadow
  • Dr. Dre
  • 2Pac Shakur
  • Biggie Smalls
  • Das EFX
  • Luck-One
  • Suge Knight
  • Jay Z
  • The Doors
  • Wale
  • Rick Ross
  • Chance the Rapper
  • Kendrick Lamar / Black Hippy
  • NWA
  • Tope
  • Cloudy October
  • Vinnie Dewayne
  • Rasheed Jamal
  • Glenn Waco
  • Talkdemonic
  • The Roulettes
  • The Snuggleups
  • Horse Feathers
  • Please Step Out of the Vehicle
  • Wooden Indian Burial Ground
  • Calvin Valentine
  • Radiation City
  • Stewart Villain
  • Magic Fades
  • TxE
  • The Coup
  • Destro
  • MF DOOM
  • Gustavo Santaolalla
  • Trent Reznor / Nine Inch Nails
  • HEALTH
  • Alan Singley
  • Papi Fimbres
  • Chill Crew
  • Nancy King
  • Load B
  • Danny Brown
  • Guilty Simpson
  • MC5
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