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What's The Headline

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What’s The Headline is Ambrosia For Heads’ podcast, hosted by AFH’s Founder Reggie Williams and its Editor-In-Chief Jake Paine. On each episode, AFH examines the week in Hip-Hop news, providing deep context about the biggest stories. Topics include music, TV, film, sports, current events, and more—a… read more

105 Episodes | 2020 - 2023

The LOX & Dipset Want A Verzuz Rematch ... Should They Do It?

April 1st, 2023


This week in Hip-Hop was jam-packed. We discuss Nipsey Hussle's legacy 4 years later, the potential Verzuz rematch between The LOX and Dipset, …

JAY-Z, J. Cole, Kendrick & More Share Their Secrets To Success

March 25th, 2023


This week, J. Cole released his first interview in years, and it was INSPIRATIONAL. On this week's episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline

Logic Has Made It Hard To Like Him & It’s Not Just Joe Budden

March 18th, 2023


On this week's episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline podcast, we take a hard look at the conflicting versions of himself that Logic has presented over the years. We also discuss the passing of music great …

Melle Mel Explains Why Busta Rhymes Is Greater Than JAY-Z

March 11th, 2023


On this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline, we discuss Grandmaster Melle Mel's sharp critique of Billboard and VIBE's list of the 50 Greatest Rappers Of All Time, and his comments about JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, …

How Biggie Went From Ashy To Classy: By People Who Styled Him

February 28th, 2023


Biggie Smalls was the illest…Big had a top-notch flow, a booming voice, and lyrics drenched in authenticity and humor. The all-time great MC born Christopher Wallace said it was all a dream, and then he took us on a …

Remembering The Life & Legacy Of Dave From De La Soul

February 20th, 2023


On this week's episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline, we discuss the life and legacy of Dave from De La Soul. We also talk about

The Highs & The Lows Of The 2023 Grammy Awards

February 6th, 2023


On this week's episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline, we breakdown the highs and the lows of the 2023 Grammy Awards, with deep dives on the year's biggest surprises, best performances and the most important …

Black Sheep Is Suing Universal Music For $750 Million

January 17th, 2023


On this episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline, we discuss De La Soul's announcement that music they recorded for Tommy Boy is coming to …

The Best Rap & Hip-Hop Albums Of 2022

December 20th, 2022


On the final episode of the year for AFH's What's The Headline, we run down Ambrosia For Heads' 15 Best Rap Albums of 2022, and discuss why each one made the list. 0:00 Intro 3:40 Our process for reviewing albums for …

The 10 Best Rap Verses Of 2022

November 30th, 2022


On this episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline, we discuss the best Rap verses of 2022 and which ones made our top 10. Check Spotify or …

Reviewing Nas & Hit-Boy's King's Disease III, Song By Song

November 16th, 2022


Nas has released King's Disease III, the third in his series of KD albums produced entirely by Hit-Boy. In this episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline podcast, we review the album song by song and rate it on …

The 2023 Grammy Rap Nominations, Predictions, and Snubs

November 16th, 2022


The nominations for the 2023 Grammy Awards are in, and they are not without controversy. Some of Rap's best artists have been snubbed, and the stage is set for an epic clash of the titans between JAY-Z and Kendrick …

The History Of Violence In Hip-Hop: 6 Years Changed Everything

November 7th, 2022


Last week's death of Takeoff from the Migos marks more than 60 Rap artists who have been lost to gun violence. The latest episode of AFH's What's The …

The Game Says Dr. Dre Has Never Produced A Song For Him

October 11th, 2022


0:00 Intro
3:00 Coolio’s Rap legacy
9:20 Do people think of Coolio as an LA artist?
11:15 The Game names his top 5 LA Rap albums
13:20 What are …

Rapper Big Pooh Talks His New Album, Little Brother's Status & More

September 26th, 2022


Rapper Big Pooh joins AFH's What's The Headline to discuss his album To Dream In Color, fighting to keep his dreams alive, working with TDE and …

Cormega Explains Why The Realness 2 Is A True Sequel

September 20th, 2022


Cormega joins the latest episode of AFH's What's The Headline to discuss his album The Realness 2. This is one of the realest interviews of the year.  

0:00 Intro
1:25 Cormega speaks on what his purpose is in music

Hip-Hop Is Closer To 100 Years Old Than 50

September 12th, 2022


This week on Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline, we talk about why we disagree about the quality of JAY-Z's "GOD DID" verse, discuss the three things that happened in 1996 which forever divided Hip-Hop and detail …

Meyhem Lauren & Daringer Detail Making Their Black Vladimir Album

September 7th, 2022


Meyhem Lauren and Daringer have joined forces to create a new album. They speak in detail about the making of Black Vladimir as well as discussing their extensive careers, on the latest episode of AFH's What's The …

Diamond D Speaks About His New Album The Rear View

August 15th, 2022


Diamond D speaks in-depth about the making of his album The Rear View. He also discusses the day he spent with Dr. Dre, spending time with Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock, names his top 5 producers, and more on this …

Explaining Pete Rock & Funkmaster Flex's Feud

July 18th, 2022


Pete Rock and Funkmaster Flex are at war over the future of New York Hip-Hop. On this week's episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline we explain why the two icons are fighting, and what's at stake.  0:00 Intro …

Many Of Hip-Hop's Greatest Rappers Name Their Top 5 MCs

July 12th, 2022


Rappers are fans too...On this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline, we do a deep dive into the Top 5 MC lists of 30 of Hip-Hop's greatest artists.  0:00 Intro 1:10 Ice Cube said Lil Wayne is the greatest rapper …

The Top 20 Rap Albums Of All-Time As Determined By Millions Of Fans

June 20th, 2022


Rolling Stone recently released an incredibly controversial list of the Top 200 Rap Albums Of All-Time. On this week's episode of AFH's What's The …

Explaining Kendrick Lamar's Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers Albums

May 16th, 2022


After 5 years, Kendrick Lamar has released Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, his long-awaited follow up to DAMN. Like its predecessor, Mr. Morale …

Reviewing Black Star's No Fear Of Time Song By Song

May 4th, 2022


Black Star (Yasiin Bey fka Mos Def and Talib Kweli) have released No Fear Of Time, their first album in 24 years. We review the Madlib-produced album on this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline, and we discuss …

Reviewing Pusha-T’s It's Almost Dry Song By Song

April 25th, 2022


Pusha-T has released his album It's Almost Dry, which was produced by both Kanye West and Pharrell. Pusha says the album was his Verzuz between Kanye and Pharrell. On this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline, we …

JAY-Z Has Dissed More People Than Any Other MC

April 11th, 2022


We discuss JAY-Z's many sneak disses on this week's episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline podcast. We also talk about Will Smith's ban …

The 2022 Grammy Awards Failed Hip-Hop

April 4th, 2022


After making progress in recent years, the 2022 Grammy Awards dropped the ball again when it came to Hip-Hop. We break down their misses, the new Dreamville mixtape, Freddie Gibbs and Benny The Butcher's feud and more …

Reviewing Benny The Butcher's Tana Talk 4 Song By Song

March 15th, 2022


Benny The Butcher continues his hot streak, with the release Tana Talk 4. We review the album, song by song, in addition to discussing Joell Ortiz and Kxng Crooked's The Rise & Fall of Slaughterhouse and Fly …

The Rise & Fall Of Slaughterhouse: A Timeline

March 7th, 2022


Last week, Joe Budden and Royce 5'9 had a heated public exchange with Joell Ortiz. On this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline, we provide an in-depth timeline of the rise and fall of Slaughterhouse.

1:00 The …

Dr. Dre Stood For Hip-Hop While Eminem Kneeled For Justice

February 14th, 2022


Dr. Dre led one of the greatest halftime performances in Super Bowl history. On this week's episode of What's The Headline, we unpack the symbolism …

Wu-Tang An American Saga Fact vs Fiction

February 7th, 2022


The Wu-Tang: An American Saga TV series depicts that origin story of the Wu-Tang Clan. The show's creators call it "historical fiction." On this week's episode of What's The Headline, we look at many of the show's …

J. Cole Is Using Features To Prove He Is The Best Rapper Alive

January 31st, 2022


J. Cole has been using guest verses to make the case that he is the best rapper alive. We discuss his greatest appearances, Snoop Dogg being back on …

The 10 MCs Who Will Take Over Hip-Hop In The 2020s

January 22nd, 2022


A new crop of MCs is emerging to take the throne from Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and Drake. We name the 10 best rappers of the Now School. On episode …

The Best Hip-Hop Albums & Biggest Stories Of 2021

December 20th, 2021


We discuss 2021's biggest Hip-Hop stories and best Rap album on this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline:

0:00 Intro
1:48 The biggest Hip-Hop stories of 2021 (Impact)
2:45 Busta Rhymes tore down the stage at …

Drake Dissed Kanye West Throughout Their Concert

December 13th, 2021


Kanye West and Drake did a concert together last week. The world believed they had made peace, but Drake performed several songs in his set that contained Kanye disses. We break down the history of their feud and the …

Breaking Down Three 6 Mafia Verzuz Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

December 6th, 2021


The fight between Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Three 6 Mafia was one of the biggest stories of the week, but their ability to move past it, given their history, is an even bigger story. We discuss that, the premiere party …

The Biggest Rap Snubs By The 2022 Grammys

November 29th, 2021


The 2022 Grammy nominations have arrived, and the year’s best album wasn’t even nominated. Here are the biggest misses and predictions for the winners. On this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline, we discuss all …

Joell Ortiz Shows Why He Is 1 Of Hip-Hop’s Realest MCs

November 22nd, 2021


Joell Ortiz joins episode 68 of AFH's What's The Headline. He discusses his new album The Autograph, his top 5 Brooklyn MCs, using one of his songs as his wedding vows and more.  

0:00 Intro
1:00 The partnership Joell …

What The Media Didn't Cover From Kanye West’s Drink Champs

November 15th, 2021


Kanye West's appearance on Drink Champs has become one of the biggest Hip-Hop moments of 2021. On this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline, we discuss why, after years of being dismissed as crazy, the world is …

JAY-Z & LL Cool J Took Over The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

November 1st, 2021


Hip-Hop took over the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year, with the induction of JAY-Z and LL Cool J. We discuss their legendary careers, MF DOOM, …

AZ Details The Making Of Doe Or Die 2

October 26th, 2021


AZ has released Doe Or Die 2, an album that was nearly 10 years in the making. AZ join's AFH's What's The Headline to discuss the album, his biggest musical influences, and what he's learned over his 25+ year career.  

Scoring KRS-One Verzuz Big Daddy Kane Round By Round

October 18th, 2021


Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One have wanted to battle each other for decades. They finally got the chance on Verzuz, Hip-Hop's biggest stage. We score the battle, round by round, on episode 64 of AFH's What's The Headline:

Dr. Dre Has Broken Pop Culture Barriers Once Again

October 4th, 2021


KRS-One and Big Daddy Kane are the next participants to do battle on Verzuz. Dr. Dre is taking over the Super Bowl halftime performance with Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige. We discuss this and more …

The Fugees Put Aside Their Differences To Settle The Score

September 27th, 2021


After saying it would never happen, The Fugees have reunited…and it may just be the beginning. We discuss that, J. Cole's new "Heaven's EP" single, …

Andre 3000 Has The Best Verse Of 2021

September 13th, 2021


Andre 3000's has made the best verse of 2021, and one of the finest of his career, and it may never be officially released. We discuss that, Common's new album, and more on episode 61 of AFH's What's The Headline:

Reviewing Drake’s Certified Lover Boy

September 7th, 2021


The battle between Kanye West and Drake has reached a fever pitch, with the release of Drake's Certified Lover Boy less than a week after Kanye's Donda reached DSPs. On this week's episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's …

Kendrick Lamar Is Leaving Top Dawg Entertainment

August 23rd, 2021


Kendrick Lamar has announced that his next album will be his final one for Top Dawg Entertainment, the label he has been on for his entire career. Although both Kendrick and TDE will have success in the future, it is …

Blu & Mickey Factz Discuss Their New Narrative EP With Nottz

August 17th, 2021


Blu and Mickey Factz join episode 58 of AFH's What's The Headline to discuss their new Nottz-produced EP The Narrative, Mickey's battle with Royce 5'9, their 2009 XXL Freshman cover, Below The Heavens and more:  

0:00 …

Reviewing Nas' King’s Disease 2 Song By Song

August 9th, 2021


On the latest episode of AFH's What's The Headline, we review Nas' King's Disease 2 album song by song, and rank it in his catalog:

0:00 Intro
2:05 The Hip-Hop community is still buzzing about The LOX Verzuz Dipset

Scoring The LOX Verzuz Dipset Round By Round

August 4th, 2021


On this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline, we score the supremely entertaining LOX Verzuz Dipset battle and recap all the trash talk, round by round. This was by far the most lively Verzuz yet, and, at times …

Inside The Battle Between Royce 5’9 & Lupe Fiasco

July 26th, 2021


Episode 55 of AFH's What's The Headline podcast unpacks the evolution of the discord between Lupe Fiasco and Royce 5'9:  

0:00 Intro
0:58 Kanye …

Kurupt Details The HRSMN Album & Death Row Songs That Began As Freestyles

July 13th, 2021


After 20 years, the HRSMN—Ras Kass, Canibus, Killah Priest and Kurupt—have released their long-awaited The Last Ride album. Kurupt joins AFH's What's The Headline to discuss the making of the project, his Death Row …

Biz Markie Is Much More Than Just A Friend To Hip-Hop

July 6th, 2021


On episode 53 of AFH's What's The Headline, we discuss the incredible career of Biz Markie, JAY-Z's lawsuit against Jonathan Mannion, the potential Rap battle between Conway The Machine and Jim Jones, and more:

0:00 …

Evidence Discusses Unlearning His Musical Process For The New Album

June 29th, 2021


Evidence has released his album Unlearning, Vol. 1 and it's a masterpiece. He explains how he unlearned everything about making music to create some …

Skyzoo Breaks Down His Brilliant New Album; He Explains How To Fight Gentrification

June 21st, 2021


Skyzoo joins episode 51 of AFH's What's The Headline to discuss his new album, All The Brilliant Things:

0:00 Intro
3:24 Skyzoo discusses why he moved from Brooklyn to Atlanta
7:10 Skyzoo explains the concepts …

The 10 Best Hip-Hop Albums Of 2021 So Far. Which Albums Made The List?

June 14th, 2021


On episode 50 of AFH's What's The Headline, we name our 10 best Rap albums of 2021 so far:  

0:00 Intro
2:03 We listen to more than 1,000 albums …

De La Soul Music Is Finally Going Digital: A Look Inside The Battle To Stream Their Albums

June 7th, 2021


De La Soul's music may finally be coming to streaming music platforms. We discuss that, unreleased DMX music and more on episode 49 of Ambrosia For …

Reviewing DMX's Exodus Album Song By Song

May 30th, 2021


We review DMX's Exodus album song by song on episode 48 of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline:

0:00 Intro
2:02 First impressions of DMX’s Exodus album
6:50 Exodus was made before DMX’s passed and is true to his …

J. Cole’s Off-Season Has Several Cryptic References To Illmatic

May 16th, 2021


On episode 47 of Ambrosia For Head's What's The Headline, we do a comprehensive review of J. Cole's The Off Season album. We discuss:

0:00 Intro
1:08 …

The Greatest Rappers Of The 2010s. Who Will Lead The Pack In 2021?

May 11th, 2021


On episode 46 of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline, we discuss:

0:00 Intro
2:38 TDE Releases new Isaiah Rashad music, not Kendrick Lamar
7:26 J. …

Nas & JAY-Z’s Money Talk Is Bigger Than Dead Presidents

May 4th, 2021


On episode #45 of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline, we lay out the evidence for why Kendrick Lamar is releasing new music this week, debate Nas and JAY-Z's verses on "Sorry Not Sorry" and more:  

0:00 Intro
1:00 …

Who Is The Best Rapper/Actor In Hip-Hop?

April 27th, 2021


In episode 44 of Ambrosia For Heads What's The Headline podcast, we discuss the following:  0:00Intro 0:40Shock G brought the Funk to Hip-Hop 4:45

Nas Is Playing The Long Game To Be Hip-Hop’s Next Billionaire

April 22nd, 2021


On episode 43 of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline, we discuss:  0:00​ Intro 1:48​ EPMD, K-Solo, Keith Murray, RZA, DJ Kool, Inspectah Deck and …

Why DMX May Have Been Def Jam’s Most Important Artist

April 13th, 2021


On episode 42 of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline podcast, we celebrate the life, legacy and legend of DMX:  0:00​ Intro 1:02​ The times we met DMX and stood in his presence 14:30​ Why DMX wanted to be a fireman …

Why 2000 Was Hip-Hop’s Greatest Year

April 6th, 2021


This week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline podcast is part of a continuing series where we examine some of the best years in Hip-Hop. In episode 41, we make the argument for 2000. Note: this was recorded before …

From 2Pac & Biggie To Big L & Gang Starr, T Dot Eric Photographed Hip-Hop’s Biggest Legends. He Talks About It

March 29th, 2021


T. Eric Monroe is one of Hip-Hop's all-time great photographers. In the 90s, he took iconic photos of Tupac, Biggie, Guru, Big Pun, Lauryn Hill, D'Angelo, Erykah Badu, Puff Daddy, Dr. Dre, Mos Def and Talib Kweli, De La …

Where Benny The Butcher’s New Album Ranks In His Catalog

March 22nd, 2021


It's been a big week for Hip-Hop. On episode #39 of Ambrosia For Head's What's The Headline, we discuss:  0:00​ Intro 0:20​ Raekwon vs.  Ghostface Killah Was The Best Hip-Hop Verzuz Yet 4:45​ This Was A Real …

Nas Has Won His First Ever Grammy For King's Disease

March 15th, 2021


On episode #38 of Ambrosia For Head's "What's The Headline" podcast, we discuss:  0:00​ Intro 0:51​ Why Did It Take 30 Years For Nas To Win His First Grammy 5:44​ Illmatic Got Zero Grammy Nominations 7:50​ Was This …

Why JAY-Z Cashed in $600 Million In 2 Weeks. Did He Need The Money?

March 8th, 2021


On this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline podcast, we discuss:  

0:00​ Intro 1:20​ JAY-Z Will Make Much More Money From Ace Of Spades Now With His Sale To LVMH 5:09​ JAY-Z Sells TIDAL To Square For $297MM 10:14

Will DMX's Def Jam Reunion Return Both To Glory?

February 22nd, 2021


DMX is working on a new album that will feature Griselda, Pop Smoke and others. What's more, the album will mark X's return to Def Jam, the record label that powered him to superstardom in the beginning of his career. …

Pharoahe Monch Explains The Hidden Meanings In His New Album

February 12th, 2021


Pharoahe Monch and his band th1rt3en (with Marcus Machado and Daru Jones) have released A Magnificent Day For An Exorcism, his first album in more than six years. Pharoahe joins Ambrosia For Heads; What's The Headline …

Why 1984 Was Hip-Hop’s Most Important Year

February 10th, 2021


Run-D.M.C. LL Cool J. Whodini. The Fat Boys. Kurtis Blow. Beat Street. Breakin'. Fresh Fest. Def Jam...Those are just a few of the reasons that make …

Why Eminem & Snoop Dogg Are Feuding

January 18th, 2021


Eminem and Snoop Dogg have been beefing for months and, according to Daz Dillinger, it's been longer than that. Snoop says they're good, but Em has yet to declare a truce. We breakdown the history of the feud in this …

How MF DOOM Became Hip-Hop’s Biggest Hero

January 12th, 2021


On the latest edition of AFH's What's The Headline, we discuss the life and legacy of MF DOOM. We cover his early days before KMD, the controversy with their second album, the ascension of the DOOM character, the …

A New Phife Dawg Album Is Coming In 2021

December 22nd, 2020


Phife Dawg has a new album coming. Lil Wayne may have sold his publishing. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five are getting a Lifetime …

Here Are The 20 Best Rap Albums Of 2020

December 15th, 2020


On this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline, we name our 20 Best Rap Albums of 2020. With new music from Busta Rhymes, Black Thought, Benny The Butcher, Royce 5'9, Jay Electronica, Run The Jewels, Freddie Gibbs …

Statik Selektah Discusses Balancing Life & Hip-Hop

December 5th, 2020


Statik Selektah has released his new album, The Balancing Act, featuring Nas, Joey Bada$$, Black Thought, Method Man, Styles P, Jadakiss, Jack Harlow, Conway The Machine, Benny The Butcher, Evidence, Sean Price and many …

Does Kanye West Have A 5 Mic Album?

November 23rd, 2020


This week is the 10 year anniversary of Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album. Many consider it to be Kanye's best work, but is it a …

Lyric Jones Teamed Up With Phonte To Make A Phenomenal New Album

November 17th, 2020


Lyric joins the latest episode of AFH's What's The Headline to discuss the making of Closer Than They Appear, her phenomenal new album which was executive produced by Phonte. She describes how her dream of working with …

Busta Rhymes Has Made A Classic Album 30 Years Into His Career

November 2nd, 2020


Last week, Busta Rhymes released his new album, Extinction Level Event 2, and it shook up the Hip-Hop world. The project features Rakim, DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, M.O.P., Q-Tip, Anderson …

MC Eiht Details Lessons Learned From EPMD, Rakim, Beef & Menace II Society

October 26th, 2020


MC Eiht's latest album, Lessons, features B-Real, Kurupt, Havoc, Talib Kweli, Conway The Machine, DJ Premier and more. Eiht joins this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline to discuss life lessons he's learned …

Is Ice Cube Still True To The Game?

October 19th, 2020


When word broke that Ice Cube was working with Donald Trump, it had many wondering if the man who released AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted was still true to the game..We discuss that, Killer Mike's new Black-owned bank, T.I. …

Scarface Is Sick & He’s Asking Hip-Hop For Help

October 13th, 2020


On this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline, we discuss Scarface's need for a kidney transplant, Big Sean's harsh words for Kanye West, the most underrated MCs in groups, why the rumor that Kendrick Lamar …

Joe Budden Has Made 1 Of The Biggest Moves In Podcasting (Again)

September 30th, 2020


Many questioned Joe Budden for leaving Complex's Everyday Struggle at the peak of its success. Budden then went to Spotify and became the number 1 music podcaster in the world. Now, Budden has left that platform and is …

The LOX Break Down How To Make A Classic Album

September 23rd, 2020


The LOX have released Living Off Xperience, their fourth studio LP as a group. The album features production by Swizz Beatz, Scram Jones, Araab Muzik, Nottz, Scott Storch, Statik Selektah, Large Professor and more. …

Nas Releases His King’s Disease Album. Is It 1 Of His Best?

August 24th, 2020


Last week, Nas released his King's Disease album. Where does it stand in his catalog. We discuss that, the arrest of Jam Master Jay's suspected …

Can Nas Be A Top 10 MC With Only 1 Classic Album?

August 17th, 2020


In this episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline podcast, we discuss Nas' discography. While Nasir Jones has at least a handful of great …

Rakim Has Challenged Big Daddy Kane To Battle. Who Wins?

August 10th, 2020


Rakim has challenged Big Daddy Kane to finally battle him in the Verzuz series. Who would win? We discuss that, Rick Ross vs. 2 Chainz, Jaguar …

Why Killer Mike Is A Top 10 MC Today & Logic Is Not

July 29th, 2020


This week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline podcast discusses the Snoop Dogg & DMX Verzuz battle, new music by J. Cole and Joey Bada$$, why …

Duckwrth Discusses What To Expect From His Supergood Album

July 22nd, 2020


Duckwrth was influenced by OutKast, A Tribe Called Quest, Erykah Badu, The Neptunes and more, but he's carved out his own unique sound. He join's AFH's What's The Headline podcast to discuss what to expect from his …

Lord Finesse Is Diggin’ In The Crates To Remix Motown Classics

July 13th, 2020


Legendary MC, Producer and DJ Lord Finesse has released a project featuring his remixes of Motown classics. The Diggin' In The Crates crew member joins AFH's What's The Headline podcast to discuss how he re-made songs …

Freddie Gibbs Names His Top 5 MCs & Drake Is 1 Of Them

July 6th, 2020


Freddie Gibbs is one of Hip-Hop's most credible MCs. Few would put Drake in that category. So...why does Freddie list Drake as one of the 5 best MCs …

Why Griselda Might Be Hip-Hop’s Next Moguls

June 29th, 2020


When it comes to pushing culture forward, Hip-Hop often leads the way. However, it is still woefully behind in its treatment and portrayal of women. …

Why Do Younger Rappers Target J. Cole?

June 22nd, 2020


After releasing his song "Snow On Tha Bluff," J. Cole once again found himself found himself under attack. On this week's episode of AFH's What's The …

Dave Chappelle’s 8:46 Special Is Not Funny...That’s The Point

June 15th, 2020


Last week, Dave Chappelle released his latest comedy special, 8:46, and it was not very funny, at all...but, that was the point. In this week's episode of AFH's What's The Headline podcast, we discuss Dave's special, …

Prince Paul & Don Newkirk Explain Why Self-Empowerment Is The Way

June 8th, 2020


Legendary producer Prince Paul (Stetsasonic, De La Soul, Gravediggaz and more), and his longterm collaborator Don Newkirk, have joined forces again …

Why LL Cool J Really Might Be The GOAT MC

May 20th, 2020


In this week's episode of Ambrosia For Heads' podcast, What's The Headline, we break down why LL Cool J truly might be Hip-Hop's GOAT MC. We also …

Why JAY-Z Does Not Want To Battle DMX

May 12th, 2020


In his song “Takeover,” JAY-Z says “You don’t really want it with Hov” to anyone thinking of challenging him. Now, nearly 20 years later, it’s JAY-Z …

Mixtapes vs. Albums: Is There Really A Difference?

May 5th, 2020


Is there really a difference between mixtapes and albums these days? Should mixtapes be held to the same standards as albums in an artist's catalog? …

Mack 10 Explains Why Westside Connection Broke Up...But Were They A Group?

April 28th, 2020


Mack 10 recently explained why Westside Connection broke up, but were they ever really a group? That, Kanye West's billionaire status, Erykah Badu vs. Lauryn Hill, Dr. Dre vs. Puff Daddy, Teddy Riley vs. Babyface, …

Havoc Explains What Made Mobb Deep’s The Infamous A Classic

April 22nd, 2020


Havoc from Mobb Deep joins the latest episode of Ambrosia For Head's What's The Headline? podcast. Havoc provides an in-depth look at the making of Mobb Deep's The Infamous, for its 25th anniversary. He discusses the …

Q-Tip Turns 50: Is The Abstract Hip-Hop's Greatest Producer/MC?

April 13th, 2020


In this week's episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline podcast, we discuss the epic beat battle between DJ Premier and RZA. In celebration of Q-Tip's 50th birthday, we also discuss his impact on Hip-Hop as a …

Common’s Like Water For Chocolate Turns 20. Is It A Classic Album? - What's The Headline? (Ep. 3)

April 6th, 2020


In this week's episode of What's The Headline podcast by Ambrosia For Heads, Reggie Williams and Jake Paine, AFH's Founder and Editor-In-Chief, respectively, discuss whether JAY-Z has been avoiding recording a song with …

Why Eazy-E Does Not Get The Respect He Deserves 25 Years After His Death - What’s The Headline? (Ep. 2)

March 30th, 2020


In episode 2 of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline podcast, we discuss the at home DJ movement led by D-Nice, Dr. Dre's The Chronic being included in the Library of Congress, Ice Cube's Big Brother: Big 3, and …

D-Nice Gave A Boogie Down Production When The World Needed It Most - What's The Headline? (Ep. 1)

March 24th, 2020


Welcome to episode 1 of What's The Headline, a podcast brought to you by Ambrosia For Heads. Each week, AFH’s Founder Reggie Williams and its Editor-In-Chief Jake Paine will discuss life through the lens of Hip-Hop. …

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