There are many ways to earn a living in Hip Hop. Emcee, producer, exec are just a few. Stix is a man that wears many hats. He has been instrumental in breaking artists behind the scenes and is no stranger to being an artist – nor to being on DubCNN.
Episode 203of Microphone Masters Radio Show has a unique twist. Special Guest DJ Dister (@disterberlin) stops by to talk about his new project, Sunset & Formosa. The Los Angeles by way of Berlin producer has worked with some Undergound Hip Hop luminaries like Masta Ace and Krs-One to name a few.A couple of weeks ago Jordan Thornton, a loyal Microphone Masters Radio listener asked J and Saxx if they would talk about the significance of WC and the MAAD Circles debut Ain’t A Damn Thang Changed. His request was born from a tribute the fellas did after the passing of West Coast pioneer and MAAD Circle member, DJ Crazy Toones. Well, Jordan you asked and J-Luv and Starr Saxxxon aim to please. They give a unique review of the project and its significance in a rare time in West Coast Hip Hop releases. Also, check out songs from Mega Ran (@megaran), Roqy Tyraid (@roqytyraid), Pennywise (@pennythagreat), MC Eiht, WC (@therealdubwc), E-40 (@e40), Planet Asia (@planetasia) TreHype and more.
Episode 202 sees J-Luv and Starr Saxxxon have a unique conversation, as this is the first MMR conversation with an artist that is currently incarcerated.
Lil Man opens up about his impending life sentence, the respect he continues to receive from the Bay Area Hip Hop community and what he has given up in the name of the Code of the Streets.
Southwest Hip Hop stand up! Runlike stops by to talk with with J about transitioning from being part of a group to being a solo artist and then a solo artist that is part of a Hip Hop Collective. The Arizona lyricist talks about why he chooses to create projects in the one emcee/one producer construct and shares what he has learned from his peers.
Check out songs from Brotha Lynch Hung, Evidence, Murs, Runlike, Yelawolf, Tristate and more.
Show Notes: It’s a gotdamn emergency in these NFL streets as the Free Agency Frenzy and Trade Season reached a fever pitch as OBJ got dealt to the Browns, and our Special Gmen/Boxing correspondent Kevin Robinson (Kevin Hates Hip-Hop Podcast // @kevinhateshiphop) joins us to go IN on his squad’s crazy ass decision making, their next moves, and a possible move to his hometown Raiders for next season! Then, the boys discuss the Spence-Garcia PPV fight, the deep Welterweight & Middleweight divisions, and how new streaming platforms are breaking down barriers that would normally prevent big fights from happening. Finally, the Bizzle Man and Blue take a shot in the dark and make their patented uninformed 2019 NCAA March Madness Picks! Intro Music: “Portrait in the Moonlight” by HaHa Charade @haha_charade // hahacharade.com