- Episode 23 l Freestyle!
We look at what the lads have been up to during this break. We touch on the few award shows that happen, the music that we have been listening to and generally living life. Quick question does the relatability of the song tops your priority list when listening to a song?
Connect withy the hosts: https://twitter.com/nzckrth
Production - Aqute Media1h 29m | Apr 17, 2022
- Episode 22 l New Year!
Back after a quite long break. In this episode, we discuss a bit of the resolution that we have set and how we intend to achieve them. This discussion features a little talk about books and movies, horror movies to be precise.
Wouldn't be fair to exclude new music dropped this year. Listen in to hear our take on From a Birds Eye View by Cordae.
Lastly, we always have a Top 5 List Of all Time. Have you curated a list for your Top 5 verses of all time?
Music by Coma-Media.1h 9m | Jan 22, 2022
- Episode 21 l Longevity
How long is too short and how long is too long?
In Episode 21 Zack and Mel talk about the longevity of artists in the music industry. What are the circumstances that lead to short or long stints?
Zack has been diversifying the genres of music that he is consuming. Listen in to get to know how his playlist looks at the moment. On the other end get to know Mel's new love - Amapiano.
Find the podcast on any of your favorite digital streaming platforms but it would be awesome if you listen on the website and while you are at it subscribe to aqute.co.ke.
This week's musical pick is by Zack I Bachelor Boy Twist - Daudi Kabaka.1h 36m | Oct 24, 2021
- Episode 20 l Cole With The Bronze!
J Cole fans most definitely are being served with joints after joints this year. In one week we get him on a Joyner feature and also drops a single Heaven's EP. On the latter he says - Some people say that I'm running third, they threw the bronze at me - Behind Drake and Dot, yeah, them niggas is superstars to me.
Was it a shot on the leg or let us continue to acknowledge J Cole's humility? Listen in to get the host's take on this.
Also, who do you think is taking the torch after Kendrick, Cole, and Drake?
Music: Harder Than Ever - Max Mwangi ft. Blxnk and Dena Blaze1h 12m | Sep 27, 2021
- Episode 19 l 2021 Albums So Far!
So DONDA & CLB dropped. We look at these albums and discuss them based on their respective artists and their discographies. Listen in to get the hosts' take on these projects, their favorite songs, a slight breakdown of the features on them, and a comparison to other projects from other rappers that have dropped this year.
Quick question: Between having dinner with Jay Z or being given $500,000.00, which one would you go for? Listen in to get the hosts' response to this.,1h 27m | Sep 13, 2021
- Episode 18 l Nas - King's Disease II
In this episode, we touch on King's Disease II, #OdinareChallenge by Khaligraph, the best African rapper at the moment, and a lot more music & Non-Music convos.
Quick question, Which artists(Dead or Alive) would you wish to perform at your graduation, wedding day, and the moment you are released from jail?
Listen in to get the hosts' picks.1h 27m | Aug 9, 2021
- Episode 17 l Eminem & White Privilege
How much did white privilege contribute to Eminem's success? A look at how Hip-Hop has evolved over the years to what we have today!1h 17m | Jul 12, 2021
- Episode 16 l ...and we are BACK!
After what you would call a long hiatus we are back to recording. Albums have been dropped. We have a convo on who hit who missed.
J Cole is the main focus we discuss how many classics are there in his discography. Since we are two hosts we had one of our friends and a friend to the podcast, Jason calls in to break the tie on whether KOD by J Cole is a classic.
Listen, engage us and SHARE!
Music by Music by jorikbasov from Pixabay.1h 30m | Jun 28, 2021
- Episode 15 I Zack And Mel And Dena Blaze
Back with a new episode. We discuss can Kenyan artists make big bank off albums, the show hosts respective best discographies, Zack and Denas' chemistry is still questioned by Mel, and also just so you know Mel has his hair dyed pink, listen in to get the low-down on that.1h 47m | Apr 19, 2021
- Episode 14 l Do we need a Kenyan Sound?
March 31st, 2021, marked the second year anniversary of the death of Grammy-award-winning rapper Nipsey Hussle. We celebrate him in this episode as well as Zack disputing whether he deserves legendary status. We also feature a lil bit of Grammy talk, with Nas as the main focus.
Also, have you thought of your prenuptial agreement, or have you even thought of having one in the first place?
Lastly, for many years Kenya has not had a sort of blanket sound that defines our music. Mel thinks we need one. Is it time we craft one?
Enjoy the listen. Share as well!1h 28m | Apr 3, 2021
- Episode 13 | Mental Wealth (featuring Derrick Were & Dickson Morande)
In this episode, Mel is joined by Derrick Were and Dickson Morande. They discuss matters of mental wellbeing, investing, personality test and whether it boxes you, Kenyan comedians craft and so much more.
Music - Never Forget, An instrumental by Homage.
ON IG TAG @HomageBeats1h 25m | Mar 22, 2021
- Episode 12 | Great Influencers In Rap.
In this edition, we break down a top 25 list of individuals in the Rap scene. Listen in to find out who these 25 individuals are and do you agree with this list? Who do you think was left out?1h 45m | Mar 13, 2021
- Episode 11 | Spotify Is Here (featuring Robert Yawe).
Spotify recently opened to 80 new countries, and Kenya was among the new markets. The episode explores the impact that Spotify is likely to have both on Kenyan artists.1h 39m | Mar 8, 2021
- Victims of Madness Price Tag And Expectations.
What do you make of the price tag on Wakadinali's Victims of Madness and their means of distribution? Also in this snippet, we discuss music distribution and consumption in Kenya and Africa generally.5m | Dec 21, 2020
- Episode 10 - Season One Finale.
We are done for season one. This was a random one where we featured a guest, Jason. We covered Wakadinali's new album - Victims of Madness, we also had an inhouse award show listen in to get the winners, are you ready to pay for content and the stakeholders part and fails to the industry.
Thanks for rocking with us and see you next year for Season II.1h 49m | Dec 14, 2020
- Meek Mill Struggles Continue
The saga continues. By the way a random question, if you were Rick Ross and had to choose Meek or Wale, who is it that you are going with?2m | Dec 14, 2020
- We Started This Podcast And Here Are The Few Things It Has Changed
Ten episodes down the road and we are grateful and proud of what we have achieved so far. In this introduction we look at what new thoughts were evoked, a few of the topics covered throughout the season and new perspective acquired as this season went along.8m | Dec 14, 2020
- Rappers Getting Shot
Discussing the likes of Dayvon Daquan Bennett, known professionally as King Von and a few others and the rappers lifestyle on and off the limelight.3m | Dec 11, 2020
- Eric Vs Khaligraph, Who Is Gaining Who Is Losing
The bigger picture. Publicity stunts. Uncalled for. What do you make of this?
At the end who stands to gain who stands to loose.5m | Dec 10, 2020
- New Music From The People That Matter, If We didn't Mention Your Favourite Its Because They Don't
If you don't get to hear any of your favorite in todays new music list well they most likely don't matter. Also might be your favorite drops good music and did not release new music this week.
Listen to get SAINt JHN ft. Kanye West on Pray 4 Me.4m | Dec 9, 2020