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Best of Music of 2021 (So Far). Plus: The Vince Staples Album

Charles and Grace are joined by producers Justin Sayles and Lani Renaldo to talk about the best albums and songs of 2021. Then, Charles and Julian Kimble discuss the Long Beach rapper’s unique storytelling abilities and his new album.

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Section 80’ 10 Years Later. Plus: ‘Fast and Furious’ the Musical.

Charles and Rap Portraits writer Yoh Phillips discuss Kendrick’s evolution as a rap icon and the legacy of his breakthrough mixtape. Then Grace details her experience diving into the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise for the first time.

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Who Will Have the Song of the Summer?

Charles Holmes and Grace Spelman debate which tracks will rule the coming months

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Migos’s ‘Culture III’ Review. Plus: Can Lin-Manuel Miranda Rap?

Charles Holmes and Justin Charity critique the Atlanta rap trio’s new album, which features Drake, Cardi B, and more

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Critical Reevaluation: Are All Musicals Bad?

Plus, a conversation with Rostam about his new album, ‘Changephobia’

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DMX’s ‘Exodus’ Review. Plus: Fixing Concerts.

Charles and Justin review DMX’s posthumous album before being joined by Grace Spelman to discuss concert-going in a post-pandemic world

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Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Sour’ Review. Plus: Is Pop-Punk Back?

Kate Halliwell and Lani Renaldo join Charles to talk about Rodrigo’s major label debut before Grace Spelman returns to the pod to discuss the state of pop-punk and more

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Is Teejayx6 Really a Scammer? Plus: Young Thug’s Ski Challenge Fail

After watching HBO’s ‘Generation Hustle,’ both Charles and Grace question whether Teejayx6 is a bona fide scammer or simply an actor. Then, the pair break down Young Thug’s unsuccessful ski challenge and why it was a massive failure.

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Best Cartoon Musicals and ‘Arlo the Alligator Boy’

Charles and Grace break down what makes a great animated movie song before diving into their top-five favorite tracks

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Netflix Is Making a Kanye West Documentary, Plus: “Lady Marmalade” Turns 20

Charles and Grace discuss the news of Kanye West’s $30 million Netflix documentary, "Lady Marmalade" as it reaches its 20th anniversary, and more