August 25, 2016


'Back of the Class' Podcast: Joey Bada$$ Interview, Frank Ocean's Albums & Kobe Bryant Day

Welcome to Episode 30 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. Juan is on vacation this week.

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On this week's episode, we...

–go long on Frank Ocean's surprise albums Blonde and Endless (1:55)
–interview Joey Bada$$ about his role on the hit TV series Mr. Robot (intro at 18:00, interview at 19:15)
–touch on L.A. creating an official Kobe Bryant Day (23:30)
–LOL at Houston Rockets player James Harden's ugly new shoe (26:45)
–riff on Olympic basketball (29:40)
–spill our weekend listening plans (32:00)

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

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