Five international podcasts about the hip-hop industry
You may have already stumbled on our article ‘Listen to these 5 podcasts to get an inside view on the Belgian hip hop industry’. Today, we’re going international. Unlike our own country, hip hop-related podcasts are quite popular in the UK & USA. We sorted out a couple, some already very famous, others still waiting to get discovered. Read further to (re)discover 5 international hip-hop podcasts!
DISCLAIMER: This is just a selection, of course, there are many more! If you have any good tips drop them in the comments.
THE COOLEST PODCAST IN THE WORLD
We’re starting off our list with a true classic, the godfather when it comes to hip-hop orientated podcasts. Of course, we’re talking about the ‘No Jumper’ podcast, or as host Adam22 likes to call it: the coolest podcast in the world. No Jumper has been an inspiration for a lot of people. What started as a Tumblr blog, turned out into one of the biggest podcasts in the world. With a total of over 518 million video views and guests like Lil Uzi Vert and XXXTENTACION, the nickname ‘Godfather of hip-hop podcasts’ definitely is at its place. In the episode above, you can see the legendary episode with XXXTENTACION, two years before his death.
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THE UNTOLD STORIES OF STARTING A CREATIVE BUSINESS: HOW RENOWNED COMPANIES LIKE ‘PATTA’ CREATED THEIR SUCCESS
After 14 years of working between Amsterdam and New York, the creative director duo felt like it was time for some fresh air and started hosting a podcast. Hosts Jeroen and Paul try to picture what it's like starting a creative business. What do I have to look out for? Should I quit my job and start my own company? How do I even start my own company? In order to find an answer to these questions, Jeroen and Paul invite founders of successful creative agencies and businesses, located all around the world. In this specific episode, they invite Edson Sabajo, who you might know from the clothing brand Patta. Check out the full podcast to discover the secrets of Daily Paper, music festival Appelsap and many others.
IN 15: YOUR WEEKLY RECAP OF THE HIP HOP INDUSTRY
This podcast is the perfect occasion for a short coffee-break. Tune in for a weekly recap of the latest hip-hop releases, the next big projects, personal opinions and news revolving around the industry. Every episode is only 15 minutes long which makes it perfect for those moments that you don’t have much time.
UK6 PODCAST: EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SNEAKERS AND STREETWEAR
To all our streetwear lovers, this one's for you! In this podcast, hosts Alexandra Hackett and Meg Parry tackle sneaker and streetwear related matters. The duo also gives tips and tricks on how to break into the industry. While the streetwear world is mainly male-dominated, a women's perspective is more than welcome. Additionally, UK6 also is one of the few podcasts in this industry that is curated by women. Tune in for their International Women's Day Special where they discuss several streetwear releases. We're here for it!
THE HYPE REPORT by HYPEBEASTRADIO
The Hype Report is a podcast by HYPEBEASTRADIO, which is an initiative from the well-known website HYPEBEAST. In this weekly series, sneaker enthusiast Mikey Dabb analyses key-moments regarding topics such as fashion, footwear, music, tech, arts, gaming, and more of the past week. Every week, he invites a new HYPEBEAST editor to break down these several matters. In this specific episode, Mikey Dabb discusses the Nike x Supreme sneaker, Lil Uzi Vert's 'Eternal Atake', and more.
That’s it for now. Hopefully, this list helps you handle the boredom of this semi-lockdown a little. Let us know what you like the most, Dutch podcasts or international ones? We’re very curious!
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