EP 075: Producer Unions, J. Cole vs. Vic Mensa + Album Reviews from Meek Mill, Tyler the Creator & Chris Rivers (Podcast)

EP 075: Producer Unions, J. Cole vs. Vic Mensa + Album Reviews from Meek Mill, Tyler the Creator & Chris Rivers podcast

Does Hip Hop/Rap need a producer union? Who will be a bigger Roc Nation artist: Vic Mensa or J. Cole? And we got album reviews from Meek Mill, Tyler the Creator & Chris Rivers. (Excuse the low mic the first few minutes.)

What it dew Trillions! Back again with episode 75 of the Truth Be Told Podcast from Trillmatic.com hosted by Riffa & Bigg UU. Thanks for supporting your favorite Hip Hop podcast! Be sure to leave a 5 star review!

We kick off this episode with Riffa’s story of how a homeless guy in Austin, Texas created a rough situation for him and his brother. With age comes maturity and with Austin comes bums.

Recently producer Sonny Digital, the man behind some dope tracks as well as the XXL Freshmen 2017 Cyphers, told the world that he’s going to start a producer union. Is this something that Hip Hop needs? We talk about this and what up and coming producers have to deal with as well as the rappers who rhyme on the beats. We also talk about a few ways producers can make a name for themselves.

Read the article about Sonny Digital and the producer union from HipHopDX here: http://hiphopdx.com/editorials/id.3827/title.sonny-digitals-producer-union-should-be-more-than-a-pipe-dream

Yoh from DJ Booth wrote in depth article about the trajectories of J. Cole and Vic Mensa under Roc Nation. Which will be the bigger artist and who has the most potential? We also talked about why Vic Mensa hasn’t taken off like he’s should’ve by now.

Read Yoh’s article on DJ Booth here: http://djbooth.net/news/entry/2017-07-19-vic-mensa-j-cole-debut-albums

DJ Screw’s birthday passed recently and we revisit his legacy and influence in Southern rap as well as the rap game as a whole. We talk about what it would be like if DJ Screw we still alive and what his sound would have evolved to. Keeping it Texas, Bun B announced that he has a new album on the way and Big K.R.I.T. will be the musical director on the album. We discussed what’s to come and why Bun B is a legend.

Read the article from HipHopDX about DJ Screw’s legacy: http://hiphopdx.com/editorials/id.3830/title.im-gonna-screw-the-world-up-honoring-houston-legend-dj-screw-on-his-46th-birthday#signup

Watch Mass Appeal and Big K.R.I.T. on Rhythm Roulette https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyLtodgl-eg

Meek Mill has released his new album “Wins and Losses”. Was the album a win for him? Tyler the Creator has also released his album “Flower Boy” and the talk around town is that he may have came out as gay on this album. And the last album we reviewed was the late Big Pun’s son Chris Rivers’ album “Delorean”. Has Big Punisher been reincarnated?

Meek Mill – Wins and Losses
https://tidal.com/album/76384491
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/wins-losses/id1258267771

Tyler The Creator – Flower Boy
https://tidal.com/album/76331728
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/flower-boy/id1254572564

Chris Rivers – Delorean
https://tidal.com/album/75381469
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/delorean/id1251204391

We round off talking about all the comic book trailers that released from this years Comic-con in San Diego. Infinity War, Justice League, Thor Ragnarok and more.

Watch the Comic-con Justice League extended trailer here: http://www.trillmatic.com/sdcc-comic-con-justice-league-gal-gadot-ben-affleck-dc-jason-momoa/

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