With two weeks t go before their exclusive deal with Spotify kicks in, Joe Budden, Rory, and Mal are back with the 176th episode of The Joe Budden Podcast.
They began with sharing stories about their weekend (7:19), Aretha Franklin not leaving a will for her family (18:28), and Jemelle Hill moving on from ESPN (26:22). That leads Joe to share why the universe is funny and teaches us how it works (28:38). Also, Mal is never afraid to speak his mind, and shares his unpopular opinion on Lauryn Hill (37:38). And Joe recaps Power (1:21:02) and shares a message for a few R&B artist (1:32:00).
For the “Sleepers” segment, Joe chose Bryson Tiller’s take on Tory Lanez’s “Leaning,” Rory picked a highlight from Blood Orange’s Negro Swan album, and Mal rocked with “Angles” off Young Chris’ The Network 5 mixtape.
On top of this week’s episode, Joe Budden also sat down with The Breakfast Club to discuss his fall-out with Complex, his relationship with Eminem, is upcoming ventures, and more.