March 24, 2016


'Back of the Class’ Podcast: Phife Dawg, Azealia Banks v. Iggy Azalea & Blockbuster Hype

Welcome to Episode 7 of Back of the Class, Fuse’s hip-hop and pop culture podcast. Every Thursday, we—Juan Cadavid, Esteban Serrano, and Zach Dionne—hit the latest in rap music, movies, TV, comics, sports and whatever's popping within the realms of our eclectic tastes. To close out, we tell you what records we'll be spinning over the weekend.

This week we discuss:

–the death of A Tribe Called Quest's Phife Dawg (at the 2:05 mark)
Azealia Banks and her latest extreme comment about Iggy Azalea (6:35)
–female artists in the hip-hop landscape in 2016—and before, and beyond (15:00)
the 20th anniversary of the Playstation survival horror classic Resident Evil (30:35)
–blockbuster pre-release hype done right and wrong (34:50)
–our weekend listening plans (46:45)

Once you're done, enjoy a playlist featuring songs, trailers, videos and people featured in the show:

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Hear last week's show, "Conscious Rap's Hot Streak, Daredevil & Playstation VR," below: