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Episode 159 | "Cleared"
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This week, Joe had a lot to get off of his chest. He, Rory and Mal begin with Kanye’s latest antics, Joe questions why no other prominent media personality challenges Kanye but instead gives him a pass for his behaviour (6:53). He also addresses Rosenberg’s Twitter comments regarding the podcast (35:13). Also, J.Cole dropped his latest album “KOD” and the guys decide he may be the most difficult rapper to judge and Joe also compares J.Cole to himself (46:13). And lastly, former member of Slaughterhouse, Crooked I, announced his departure from the rap group and Joe speaks on it (1:06:10). Sleeper Picks of The Week: Rory: Khalid (feat. Ty Dolla $ign and 6lack) - “OTW” | Joe: JMSN - “So Badly” | Mal: NBDY - “Used To” |

Episode 158 | "Tim Hortons?"
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This week, Joe clarifies his stance on Nicki Minaj as he, Rory and Mal discuss Nicki’s latest music and Joe proclaims that the Barbz are back! (6:40). Also, J.Cole has announced that he’s dropping an album on 4/20 and unlike his previous albums Joe has a theory that J.Cole is ready to compete again (31:49). And what does Drake’s new album Scorpion mean? The guys have no idea but they do speculate on its meaning (1:05:57). Again, a day late. But always on time! New “Do We Have Sleepers?” T-Shirts are available in new color ways! Make sure you check out the link below and show the guys from the podcast that you’re a friend of the show! Salute. Sleeper picks of the week Mal: Dave B “Dreamboy” | Rory: Snakehips (feat. St Rulez) “Cruzin” | Joe: THEY. “Ain’t The Same” |

Episode 157 | "Dip It Low"
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This episode Joe, Rory, and Mal begin with Cardi B’s debut album, the impact she’s had (5:00) and Nicki Minaj’s strategic decision to release new music immediately after Cardi (20:47). Unfortunately, former “friend of the show” Sabrina Claudio has been linked to tweeting racist statements and the guys give their take on it (51:14). Also, an NBA veteran makes a rookie mistake and is caught cheating on his pregnant girlfriend. Yes, you’ve guessed it, the guys break down the Tristian Thompson and Khloe Kardashian situation (1:19:56). And a surprisingly heated discussion regarding J.Cole takes place, which Joe reminds everyone how passionate he is when it comes to music (2:16:04). A day late but always on time, enjoy! Sleeper picks of the week: Joe: Summer Walker - “CPR” | Mal: Sebastian Mikel - “Acid” | Rory: Alina Baraz - “Fallin” |

Episode 156 | "Freaky Man"
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Although most of the media has decided not to discuss Fabolous and Emily B’s situation, Joe, Rory, and Mal don’t shy away from covering the incident. They discuss the seriousness of the allegations and give their thoughts on the matter (8:48). New music from Cardi B and The Weeknd dropped this past week and the guys give their take on it (41:38). And unfortunately, “Friend of The Show”, Safaree was recently robbed, Joe shares his thoughts and concerns (1:29:14). Due to a previously scheduled event this week, the podcast was recorded a day earlier than usual. We’ll be back to our regular recording schedule next week. Salute. Sleeper picks of the week: Joe: Guordan Banks “Dead Friend” | Mal: Childish Major (featuring DRAM and 6lack) “I Like You” | Rory: SAINt JHN “Selfish” |

Episode 155 | "Daily Mail"
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On this week’s episode, Joe, Rory, and Mal had a lot to discuss without any interruptions from Billy. They started off with Cardi B and the revealing of her album cover. They also discuss the “Strategic Marketing” behind her roll-out and if the album is being rushed (4:58). Also, Is Tekashi69 really the hottest rapper? Surprisingly, Joe gives his thoughts on the self-proclaimed “King of New York” and makes a comparison between Tekashi and one of the biggest hip hop artist to live (24:06). And yes, R&Beef is back! Eric Bellinger had words for Tory Lanez on his latest diss track "Yikes". The guys listen and react (34:20). Another loaded episode, salute. Other topics include: -Chris Brown and Lil Dicky’s video. And Chris commenting on Karrueche’s picture (56:00) -Hell Rell dissing Joe in a freestyle (1:17:01) Sleeper Picks of the Week: Joe: Ro James “Smoke” | Mal: Keys N Krates (featuring Ambré Perkins) “Glitter” | Rory: Anders “I Don’t Want Your Love” |

Episode 154 | "Strategic Marketing"
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Guess who’s back! Joe, Rory, and Mal are joined by Bridget Kelly to discuss this week’s topics which kicked off with DJ Envy vs Desus and Mero, plus Envy’s beef with Rory (12:37)? Trey Songz made headlines this week and the guys give their take on his situation (33:13). And yes, Trey Budden had bars for Joe in his new song “Thoughts After the Courtroom” and Joe reacts (1:21:08)! The guys covered a lot this episode and Bridget was great as usual, so tune in! Salute. Other topics include: -Migos video and Drake’s latest verse on N.E.R.D’s Lemon remix (44:15) -Is it time for Joyner Lucas to invite Logic to the dance floor? (59:30) -The Game vs Tekashi69 (1:09:42) Sleeper picks of the week: Joe: Kyle Dion “Brown” | Rory: Sango “Out My Way/ Around You” | Mal: J MARS “Myself” | Bridget Kelly premiered new music from her upcoming project. Her sleeper is titled “In The Gray”!

After Thoughts | "SMFH"
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Episode 153 | "La di da di da"
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This week Joe, Rory, and Mal discuss the biggest headlines within the culture starting off with Big Sean and Jhene Aiko’s rumored break-up (15:32). Juelz Santana found himself in an awkward situation this past week which caused him to flee from an airport, the guys discuss (1:10:30). And is Joe disloyal? After Royce da 5’9’s interview on Rap Radar, some are questioning Joe’s loyalty to Eminem. Joe responds to Royce and to those who believe he isn’t loyal(1:31:47). When it’s all said and done, nobody wins when the family feuds. Other topics include: -Cardi B announcing her album release date (43:46) -The guys predict when Drake, Kanye West, and Beyonce will release their albums (52:01) -New music from Jeremih and Wale (1:58:03) Sleeper picks of the week: Rory: Arin Ray (featuring Ty Dolla $ign) “Take” | Joe: Jeremih “Cards Right” | Mal: Vado “Walk” |

After Thoughts | "Cut Off"
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After Thoughts | "Enhancement"
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Episode 152 | "What Would You Do If Your Son Was At Home?"
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Once again it’s on! This week Joe, Rory, and Mal discuss Charlamagne’s beef with Mal and the headlines from the Oscars (5:00). Tory Lanez dropped his sophomore album this past week and the guys give their thoughts on it as well as Tory’s interview at the Breakfast Club (40:55). Rick Ross’s medical scare caught everyone off guard which allowed Joe to reflect on how important Ross is to his life (56:17). And who’s the best group in Hip Hop right now? The Migos or Rae Sremmurd? The guys debate (1:31:25).... Don’t forget to cop your “Friend of The Show” T-Shirt. Make sure you check out the link below for the official podcast merchandise and more information. Other topics include: -Joe, Rory and Mal discuss DJ Khaled’s new song (30:06) -Joe addresses Rosenberg and all the “Lil” rappers -The guys discuss the ESPN work environment allegations (2:08:09) Sleeper picks of the week: Joe: Alex Isley “When It Rains” | Rory: Phonte “Cry No More” | Mal: Maliibu Miitch “The Count” |

Episode 151 | "Vicious Cycle"
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This week Joe, Rory and Mal had plenty to discuss but started off with brother Lenard (Charlamagne) and Mo’Nique’s Breakfast Club interview (2:57). The guys also give an update on “Hurt Bae” and the current status of their situation and Joe breaks down the do’s and don’t’s of a break-up (17:27). And yes, Safaree and his recent antics are discussed on this week’s episode (53:22). Also, a very important guest calls into the show to discuss Wale’s latest music (1:21:26). Other topics include: -Quincy Jones apology (43:26) -Tekashi69 being arrested and Mal addresses Akademiks (1:24:18) Sleeper picks of the week: Joe: TXS “Do Good” | Rory: Everything Is Recorded “Show Love” (ft Syd & Sampha) | Mal: Gritlok “Warfare” |

Episode 150 | "Shrimp LaCafe"
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This week Joe, Rory, and Mal had plenty to discuss and you won’t want to miss a minute of it. Starting off with their recap of the NBA All-Star weekend and Fergie’s unforgettable national anthem performance (5:38). Hell Rell was caught slippin’ at a restaurant and the guys react on his physical altercation which was caught on video (45:48). Is Blac Chyna the new Kim K? No. Nobody thinks that, but the guys do react to her alleged sex tape and grades the performance (1:06:32). And Drake’s new video released and Joe gives his in-depth opinion on, which then leads to an unexpected conversation about the Toronto rapper (1:21:01). If you’re ready to laugh with us, what are you waiting for? Tune in now! Other topics include: -Tekashi69 vs the West Coast (57:36) -Chris Rock's Netflix special (1:54:46) -Joe's son disses him, how should Joe handle it? (2:01:51)

Episode 149 | "High Flyer"
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This week Joe, Rory, and Mal covered a wide range of topics but start off by discussing the first ever BET Social Awards! We’d like to thank the listeners for voting for us in the category of “The Best Podcast” (2:54) Salute to you all. Last week, Quincy Jones dropped the most-talked about interview of the year. If you’re familiar with the interview, you’re aware that Quincy made a lot of bold statements and the guys decide what’s to be believed and what’s not (21:10). Jhene Aiko revealed in an interview this week how she began dating Big Sean which led the guys to ask is it okay to go on a “friend date” while in a relationship (47:06)? Make sure you cop your tickets for “Oh What a Night” on February 21st! Check out the link below for more information! And follow the official @JoeBuddenPod on Twitter for updates. Other topics include: -Valentine’s Day plans (32:04) -Troy Ave interview recap (1:03:00) -Is it cold out here for Tory Lanez? (1:18:23) Sleeper picks of the week: Joe: Tory Lanez (ft. PartyNextDoor) “Leaning” | Rory: Jorja Smith “I Am” | Mal: Trev Rich “Diamonds” |

Episode 148 | "Timber and a Lake"
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This week Joe, Rory and Mal discuss Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl performance and determine if his run is over as a top-tier pop artist. They also discuss the beef between Justin and Prince and if it was suitable for Justin to give Prince a tribute (6:56). Dave Chappelle isn’t funny? According to Faizon Love, Dave isn’t as funny as we give him credit for. Also, Gary Owen calls out Monique for her recent antics and the guys weigh in on all the drama between the Comedians (40:57). And Troy Ave’s latest song opens the conversation about the ethics of “snitching” (1:43:48). Make sure you cop your tickets for “Oh What a Night” on February 21st! Check out the link below for more information! And follow the official @JoeBuddenPod on Twitter for updates. Sleeper picks of the week: Joe: 7am “Chances” | Rory: Arin Ray (ft. DRAM) “Communication” | Mal: Chris Classic “Coolest Monkey In the Jungle” |

Episode 147 | "Dip From My Pod"
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This week Joe, Rory, and Mal are joined by “HitMaka” (formerly known as Yung Berg) and if you enjoyed his previous appearance on the podcast (episode 115) you’ll love this episode. Joe and the guys start off by recapping the Grammy’s & some of the headlines that stemmed from the award show (6:42). Then they discuss the Roc Nation brunch and the exclusivity of the event (50:45). Obviously it’s no secret that Joe has retired from rapping, but could HitMaka be the person who convinces Joe to come out of retirement? The guys get into a heated debate on Joe’s next moves (1:46:08). This episode is loaded! Make sure you cop your tickets for “Oh What a Night” on February 21st! Check out the link below for more information! And follow the official @JoeBuddenPod on Twitter for updates. Sleeper picks of the week: Joe: The Code (ft. Cassie) “Muse/About Ava” | Rory: Levan Kali “Smile” | Mal: Kevin Ross “The Prototype” |

Episode 146 | "Dancing Shoes"
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It’s scary hours out here. Joe, Rory, and Mal give their thoughts on Drake’s latest release & determine if Drake really wants smoke with Joe or not (8:37). Also, Star is back in mainstream media alongside DJ Akademiks and the guys discuss the future of EDS now that they found a permanent co-host (39:35). “You don’t got the answers Sway!” *Kanye voice*. Well, apparently Mo’Nique thought Sway did have the answers because she revealed her grievances with Netflix in her interview with Sway and the crew weighs in on if she has a legit reason to be upset (1:07:03). And another talented rapper gone too soon, Joe, Rory and Mal send their condolences to Fredo Santana (1:00:40). Salute. The “Oh What a Night” event turned out to be great and incase you’re wondering, Mal actually debuted his spoken word talents. Make sure you look out for tickets to go on sale soon for the February 21st event! Sleeper picks of the week: Joe: SiR “Summer in November” | Mal: Dave East (featuring Matt Patterson) “Never Been” | Rory: Mone Corleone "The Watchers" |

Episode 145 | "Role Play"
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This week Joe, Rory and Mal are joined by Ice and from beginning to end let the jokes fly. Joe wants to know if and when it’s cool to set your girlfriend as the lock screen on your phone (10:47). As predicted on this podcast, the robots have arrived! The guys talk about the new “life-like” sex dolls that were introduced, which adds to “conspiracy theory” Joe’s prediction of robots taking over (30:09). Also, they discuss which one of the guys that have participated in role-play and Joe reveals his go-to character in the bedroom, you’d never guess what it is (1:11:26). This episode is filled so tune in and indulge. Don’t forget to cop your tickets for “Oh What a Night” hosted by Joe Budden at the Highline Ballroom on January 22! Other topics include: -Chris Paul wants smoke with the Clippers (37:06) -Offset getting Cardi B’s name tattooed on himself (45:46) -Chris Brown dropping ANOTHER joint project, is this helping or hurting his legacy (1:35:54) Sleeper picks of the week: Rory: Craig David (featuring GoldLink) “Live in the Moment” | Joe: THEY. “Africa” | Mal: Floda “Weak” | Ice: Albee Al, Arsonal and Fetty Wap “New Jersey Drive”