Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (12/12/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (12/12/18)


GRAMMY nominations are here! Tune in to hear my predictions for the Rap, R&B, and General Field (Big 4) categories! Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week


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Things to Check Out:

Rumor Mill / Announcements:

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 12/7- Gucci Mane- Evil Genius

  • 12/7- Ice Cube- Everythangs Corrupt

  • 12/14- Offset- TBA

  • 12/14- Vic Mensa- Hooligans

Dig Deeper

61st Annual GRAMMY Nominations & Predictions

Eligibility Period: Oct. 1, 2017 - Sep. 30, 2018

Leading Nominations: Kendrick (8), Drake (7), H.E.R. (5), Childish Gambino (5), Cardi B (4)

(PREDICTIONS IN BOLD)

(Big 4)

Album of the Year (Award to Artist(s) and to Featured Artist(s), Songwriter(s) of new material, Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s), Mixer(s) and Mastering Engineer(s) credited with at least 33% playing time of the album, if other than Artist.)

  • Invasion of Privacy - Cardi B

  • By The Way I Forgive You - Brandi Carlile

  • Scorpion - Drake

  • H.E.R. - H.E.R. (this is big. She got 5 nominations)

  • Beerbongs & Bentleys - Post Malone

  • Dirty Computer - Janelle Monae (dope that she’s nominated, her 7th and 8th nomination)

  • Golden Hour - Kacey Musgraves

  • Black Panther: The Album - Kendrick Lamar, TDE

Record of the Year (Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist.)

  • “I Like It” - Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin

  • “The Joke” - Brandi Carlile

  • “This Is America” - Childish Gambino

  • “God’s Plan” - Drake

  • “Shallow” - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

  • “All the Stars” - Kendrick Lamar & SZA

  • “Rockstar” - Post Malone, 21 Savage

  • “The Middle” - Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

Song of the Year (A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

  • “All the Stars” - Kendrick Lamar & SZA

  • “Boo’d Up” - Ella Mai

  • “God’s Plan” - Drake

  • “In My Blood” - Shawn Mendes

  • “The Joke” - Brandi Carlile

  • “The Middle” - Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

  • “Shallow” - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

  • “This Is America” - Childish Gambino

Best New Artist (An artist will be considered for Best New Artist if their eligibility year release/s achieved a breakthrough into the public consciousness and notably impacted the musical landscape.)

  • CHLOE X HALLE

  • LUKE COMBS

  • GRETA VAN FLEET

  • H.E.R.

  • DUA LIPA

  • MARGO PRICE

  • BEBE REXHA

  • JORJA SMITH

(R&B)

Best R&B Performance

  • “Long As I Live” - Toni Braxton

  • “Summer” - The Carters

  • “Y O Y” - Lalah Hathaway

  • “Best Part” - H.E.R. & Daniel Caesar

  • “First Began” - PJ Morton

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • “Bet Ain’t Worth The Hand” - Leon Bridges

  • “Don’t Fall Apart On Me Tonight” - Bettye LaVette

  • “Honest” - MAJOR.

  • “How Deep Is Your Love” - PJ Morton (feat. Yebba)

  • “Made For Love” - Charlie Wilson (feat. Lalah Hathaway)

Best R&B Song (A Songwriter(s) Award)

  • “Boo’d Up” - Ella Mai

  • “Come Through And Chill” - Miguel, J. Cole, Salaam Remi

  • “Feels Like Summer” - Childish Gambino

  • “Focus” - H.E.R.

  • “Long As I Live” - Toni Braxton

Best Urban Contemporary Album (For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded contemporary vocal tracks derivative of R&B.)

  • Everything Is Love - The Carters

  • The Kids Are Alright - Chloe x Halle

  • Chris Dave and the Drumhedz - Chris Dave and the Drumhedz

  • War & Leisure - Miguel

  • Ventriloquism - Meshell Ndegeocello

Best R&B Album

  • Sex & Cigarettes - Toni Braxton

  • Good Thing - Leon Bridges

  • Honestly - Lalah Hathaway

  • H.E.R. - H.E.R.

  • Gumbo Unplugged (Live) - PJ Morton

(Rap)

Best Rap Performance

  • “Be Careful” - Cardi B

  • “Nice For What” - Drake

  • “King’s Dead” - Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, James Blake

  • “Bubblin” - Anderson .Paak

  • “Sicko Mode” - Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk, Swae Lee

Best Rap/Sung Performance (For a solo or collaborative performance containing both elements of R&B melodies and Rap.)

  • “Like I Do” - Christina Aguilera feat. Goldlink

  • “Pretty Little Fears” - 6LACK feat. J. Cole

  • “This Is America” - Childish Gambino

  • “All The Stars” - Kendrick Lamar & SZA

  • “Rockstar” - Post Malone feat. 21 Savage

Best Rap Song

  • “God’s Plan” - Drake

  • “King’s Dead” - Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, James Blake

  • “Lucky You” - Eminem, Joyner Lucas

  • “Sicko Mode” - Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk, Swae Lee

  • “WIN” - Jay Rock

Best Rap Album

  • Invasion Of Privacy - Cardi B

  • Swimming - Mac Miller

  • Victory Lap - Nipsey Hussle

  • Daytona - Pusha T

  • Astroworld - Travis Scott

(Misc.)

Best Music Video

  • “Apeshit” - The Carters

  • “This Is America” - Childish Gambino

  • “I’m Not Racist” - Joyner Lucas

  • “PYNK” - Janelle Monae

  • “MUMBO JUMBO” - Tierra Whack

Other Categories to Keep an Eye On:

  • Quincy Jones or Whitney Houston could win for Best Music Film

  • Ziggy Marley could win Best Reggae Album for Rebellion Rises after Damian won it last year. Sting and Shaggy could also win it for 44/876

  • Dave Chappelle or Chris Rock could win Best Comedy Album

  • Black Panther could also get Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • Miguel or Kendrick Lamar & SZA could win Best Song Written for Visual Media for “Remember Me” from Coco and All the Stars from Black Panther

  • Producer of the Year, Non-Classical could go to Boi-1da for Be Careful (Cardi B) (T) • Diplomatic Immunity (Drake) (S) • Friends (The Carters) (T) • God's Plan (Drake) (S) • Heard About Us (The Carters) (T) • Lucky You (Eminem Featuring Joyner Lucas) (T) • Mob Ties (Drake) (T) • No Limit (G-Eazy Featuring A$AP Rocky & Cardi B) (S), Kanye for all the albums he produced this year, or Pharrell for • Apes*** (The Carters) (T) • Man Of The Woods (Justin Timberlake) (A) • No One Ever Really Dies (N.E.R.D) (A) • Stir Fry (Migos) (T) • Sweetener (Ariana Grande) (A)

Snubs:

  • J. Cole - KOD

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (12/05/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (12/05/18)


The GRAMMY nominations got postponed so this week's episode features an artist spotlight on Spillage Village! Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week: Sampler Series


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Things to Check Out:

Rumor Mill / Announcements:

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 11/28- Trey Songz- 11

  • 11/29- Trey Songz- 28

  • 11/30- Meek Mill- Championships

  • 11/30- Earl Sweatshirt- Some Rap Songs

  • 12/14- Offset- TBA

  • 12/14- Vic Mensa- Hooligans

Dig Deeper

Artist Spotlight: Spillage Village

 

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (11/28/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (11/28/18)


In this week's episode, I continue to explore Dreamville Records and shine this week's spotlight on J.I.D. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week


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Things to Check Out:

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 11/22- Dipset- Diplomatic Ties

  • 11/26- J.I.D- DiCaprio 2

  • 11/26- Black Thought & Salaam Remi- Streams of Thought, Vol. 2

  • 11/30- Meek Mill- Championships

  • 11/30- Earl Sweatshirt- Some Rap Songs

  • 12/14- Offset- TBA

  • 12/14- Vic Mensa- Hooligans

Dig Deeper

Meet Dreamville: J.I.D

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (11/21/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (11/21/18)


In this week's episode, I begin to focus on Dreamville Records and shine the artist spotlight on Dreamville artist, Ari Lennox. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week: Sampler Series


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Things to Check Out:

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 11/2- Vince Staples- FM!

  • 11/2- Takeoff- The Last Rocket

  • 11/2- H.E.R.- I Used to Know Her: Part 2

  • 11/2- Metro Boomin- NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES

  • 11/8- Smino- Smino Noir

  • 11/16- Anderson .Paak - Oxnard

  • 11/16- Mariah Carey - Caution

  • 11/17- Jaden Smith - The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story

  • 11/22- Dipset- Diplomatic Ties

  • 11/26- J.I.D- DiCaprio 2

  • 11/30- Meek Mill- Championships

  • 11/30- Earl Sweatshirt- Some Rap Songs

  • 12/14- Offset- TBA

Dig Deeper

Meet Dreamville: Ari Lennox

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (10/31/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (10/31/18)


In this week's episode, the artist spotlight shines on Nao Yoshioka, a neo-soul singer ready to take the world by storm. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week: Sampler Series


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Things to Check Out:

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 10/12- Quavo- Quavo Huncho

  • 10/26- Mick Jenkins- Pieces of a Man

  • 10/26- NAO- Saturn

  • 10/26- Tory Lanez- LoVE me NOw

  • 10/26- Jeremih & Ty Dolla $ign- Mih-Ty

  • 11/2- Vince Staples- TBA

  • 11/2- Takeoff- The Last Rocket

  • 11/8- Smino- Smino Noir

  • 11/16- Anderson .Paak - Oxnard

  • 11/16- Mariah Carey - Caution

  • 11/17- Jaden Smith - The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story

  • 11/22- Dipset- Diplomatic Ties

Dig Deeper

 

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (10/04/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (10/04/18)


In this week's episode, I discuss the long-awaited Lil Wayne album, Tha Carter V! I also discuss new albums by 6LACK, Noname, Lupe Fiasco, JMSN and Logic. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week


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Things to Check Out:

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 9/14- Noname- Room 25

  • 9/14- 6LACK- East Atlanta Love Letter

  • 9/21- Lupe Fiasco- DROGAS Wave

  • 9/21- JMSN- Velvet

  • 9/27- Lil Wayne- Tha Carter V

  • 9/28- Logic- Young Sinatra 4

  • October- Quavo- Quavo Huncho

  • 10/12- Belly- Immigrant

Dig Deeper

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (09/12/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (09/12/18)


As much as I tried to give him roses while he could still smell them, it's time to truly celebrate an incredible artist. Today, the artist spotlight shines on Mac Miller. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week: Sampler Series


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Things to Check Out:

Rumor Mill / Announcements:

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • September- Quavo- Quavo Huncho

  • 9/14- Noname- Room 25

  • 9/14- 6LACK- East Atlanta Love Letter

  • 9/28- Logic- Young Sinatra 4

  • 10/12- Belly- Immigrant

Dig Deeper

Artist Spotlight: Mac Miller, R.I.P.

Albums & Mixtapes to Check Out:

 

 

 

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (09/05/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (09/05/18)


Three years and 100 episodes later, here we are! It's episode 100 and today is all about reflection! Tune in and celebrate with me! Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week: Sampler Series


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Rumor Mill / Announcements:

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 8/24- Bas- Milky Way
  • 8/31- Eminem- Kamikaze
  • 8/31- Bun B- Return of the Trill
  • September- Noname- Room 25
  • 9/14- 6LACK- East Atlanta Love Letter
  • 9/28- Logic- Young Sinatra 4

Dig Deeper

100th Episode Celebration!!

Favorite Moments:

 

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (08/23/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (08/23/18)


In this week's episode, I discuss Nicki Minaj's fourth studio album, Queen, and all the mess that came with it... Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week: Sampler Series


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Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 8/10- Nicki Minaj- Queen
  • 8/24- Bas- Milky Way
  • September- Noname- Room 25

Dig Deeper

 

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (08/08/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (08/08/18)


In this week's episode, I discuss one of the most highly anticipated albums of 2018: ASTROWORLD by Travis Scott. Is this one of Travis' best albums EVER? Tune in to see... Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week: Sampler Series


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Rumor Mill / Announcements:

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 7/20- The Internet- Hive Mind
  • 7/20- Buddy- Harlan & Alondra
  • 8/3- Mac Miller- Swimming
  • 8/3- YG- Stay Dangerous
  • 8/3- Travis Scott- Astroworld
  • 8/3- H.E.R.- I Used to Know H.E.R.: The Prelude
  • 8/17- Nicki Minaj- Queen
  • September- Noname- Room 25

Dig Deeper

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (07/25/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (07/25/18)


In this week's episode, Joe G. joins me in the studio to give a mid-year review of 2018. Tune in as we discuss which artists and albums have been holding it down for the first half of the year. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week: Sampler Series

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Things to Check Out:

Rumor Mill / Announcements:

 

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 7/20- The Internet- Hive Mind
  • 7/20- Buddy- Harlan & Alondra
  • 8/3- Mac Miller- Swimming
  • 8/3- YG- Stay Dangerous
  • 8/10- Nicki Minaj- Queen

Dig Deeper

2018 Mid-Year Review

Below are the categories and artists we talked about in the Dig Deeper segment. Tune in to see who our top picks were for each category!

Best New Artist

  • Jorja Smith
  • H.E.R.
  • Chloe x Halle
  • BlocBoy JB

Best Music Video

  • "ATM" - J. Cole
  • “Nice For What” - Drake
  • “This Is America” - Childish Gambino

Best BBQ-Friendly Song

  • “Boo’d Up” - Ella Mai
  • "Nice For What" - Drake
  • “In My Feelings” - Drake
  • “Summertime Magic” - Childish Gambino

Best Summer Banger

  • "Boo'd Up" - Ella Mai
  • “WIN” - Jay Rock
  • “Paramedic” - Kendrick & SOBxRBE
  • “Look Alive” - BlocBoy JB

Best Feature

  • Drake on "Look Alive" by BlocBoy JB
  • J. Cole on “OSOM” by Jay Rock
  • Rick Ross on "Hard Piano" by Pusha T
  • Rapsody on “Dostoyevsky” by Black Thought
  • Frank Ocean on “Purity” by A$AP Rocky

Album of the Year (R&B)

  • Hive Mind - The Internet
  • Good Man - Ne-Yo
  • KTSE - Teyana Taylor
  • Lost & Found - Jorja Smith
  • Dirty Computer - Janelle Monae

Album of the Year (Hip-Hop)

  • KOD - J. Cole
  • Invasion of Privacy - Cardi B
  • Care For Me - Saba
  • Black Panther: The Album - Kendrick Lamar & TDE
  • KIDS SEE GHOSTS - Kids See Ghosts

Most Anticipated Album

  • Astroworld - Travis Scott
  • Queen - Nicki Minaj
  • TBA - Chance the Rapper

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (06/20/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (06/20/18)


In this week's episode, I discuss KIDS SEE GHOSTS, NASIR, Redemption and EVERYTHING IS LOVE. It's been a wild June! Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week: Sampler Series


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JUNE 29 2018 🦂

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Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 6/8- Kanye West & Kid Cudi- KIDS SEE GHOSTS

  • 6/8- Jorja Smith- Lost & Found

  • 6/15- Jay Rock- Redemption

  • 6/15- Nas- NASIR

  • 6/15- R+R=NOW- Collagically Speaking

  • 6/16- The Carters- EVERYTHING IS LOVE

  • 6/22- Teyana Taylor- TBA

  • 6/29- Drake- Scorpion

  • 7/20- The Internet- Hive Mind

Dig Deeper

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (06/06/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (06/06/18)


In this week's episode, I provide an update on the Pusha T-Drake beef and discuss the eighth studio album by the controversial Kanye West. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week: Sampler Series


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Rumor Mill / Announcements:

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Kids See Ghosts album art

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 6/1- Black Thought & 9th Wonder-Streams of Thought Vol. 1
  • 6/1- Kanye West- TBA
  • 6/8- Kanye West & Kid Cudi- Kids See Ghost
  • 6/8- Jorja Smith- Lost & Found
  • 6/15- Jay Rock- Redemption
  • 6/15- Nas- TBA
  • 6/15- R+R=NOW- Collagically Speaking
  • 6/22- Teyana Taylor- TBA

Dig Deeper

Ye

 

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (05/30/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (05/30/18)


In this week's episode, I discuss the beef between Pusha T and Drake and how quickly it shifted from a few subliminal shots to some scathing verses! Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week: Sampler Series


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Things to Check Out:

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 5/25- Pusha T- Daytona
  • 5/25- A$AP Rocky- Testing
  • 6/1- Black Thought & 9th Wonder-Streams of Thought Vol. 1
  • 6/1- Kanye West- TBA
  • 6/8- Kanye West & Kid Cudi- Kids See Ghost
  • 6/8- Jorja Smith- Lost & Found
  • 6/15- Jay Rock- Redemption
  • 6/15- Nas- TBA
  • 6/15- R+R=NOW- Collagically Speaking
  • 6/22- Teyana Taylor- TBA

Dig Deeper

Where's The Beef?: Pusha T vs. Drake

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (05/23/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (05/23/18)


In this week's abridged episode, I debut the Song of the Week: Sampler Series and discuss what's new in hip-hop and R&B! Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


Song of the Week


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Things to Check Out:

Rumor Mill / Announcements:

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 5/25- A$AP Rocky- Testing

5/25- A$AP Rocky- Testing

 6/15- Jay Rock- Redemption

6/15- Jay Rock- Redemption

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 5/11- BJ the Chicago Kid- The Opening Ceremony

  • 5/13- Afro Kitty Jones- Supa X

  • 5/18- KYLE- Light of Mine

  • 5/25- Pusha T- Daytona

  • 5/25- A$AP Rocky- Testing

  • 6/1- Kanye West- TBA

  • 6/8- Kanye West & Kid Cudi- Kids See Ghost

  • 6/8- Jorja Smith- Lost & Found

  • 6/15- Jay Rock- Redemption

  • 6/15- Nas- TBA

  • 6/15- Nicki Minaj- Queen

  • 6/15- R+R=NOW- Collagically Speaking

  • 6/22- Teyana Taylor- TBA

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (05/09/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (05/09/18)


In this week's episode, I discuss Donald Glover's "This Is America" video, Rae Sremmurd's triple album, SR3MM, preview Supa X by Afro Kitty Jones, and more. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


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Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 5/4- Desiigner- L.O.D.
  • 5/4- Rae Sremmurd- SR3MM / Swaecation / Jxmtro
  • 5/4- Royce Da 5’9”- Book Of Ryan
  • 5/13- Afro Kitty Jones- Supa X
  • 5/18- KYLE- Light of Mine
  • 5/25- Pusha T- King Push
  • 6/1- Kanye West- TBA
  • 6/8- Kanye West & Kid Cudi- Kids See Ghost
  • 6/8- Jorja Smith- Lost & Found

Dig Deeper

Supa X by Afro Kitty Jones

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (05/02/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (05/02/18)


In this week's episode, I discuss the release of Janelle Monae's stunning album, Dirty Computer. I also take the first steps in laying Mr. West to rest smh. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

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SR3MM

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SWAECATION

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JXMTRO

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Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 4/27- Janelle Monae- Dirty Computer
  • 5/4- Rae Sremmurd- SR3MM / Swaecation / Jxmtro
  • 5/4- Royce Da 5’9”- Book Of Ryan
  • 5/18- KYLE- Light of Mine
  • 5/25- Pusha T- King Push
  • 6/1- Kanye West- TBA

Dig Deeper

Janelle Monae's Dirty Computer

 

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (04/25/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (04/25/18)


In this week's episode, I discuss the release of J. Cole's fifth studio album, KOD. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


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Upcoming / Recently Released:

  • 4/20- J. Cole- KOD

  • 4/27- Janelle Monae- Dirty Computer

  • April- Rae Sremmurd- SR3MM / Swaecation / Jxmtroduction

  • 5/4- Royce Da 5’9”- Book Of Ryan

  • 5/18- KYLE- Light of Mine

  • 5/25- Pusha T- King Push

Dig Deeper

J. Cole's KOD

 

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (04/18/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (04/18/18)


In this week's episode, I discuss the impressive debut by Cardi B as well as address this whole Cardi-Nicki drama. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


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📀 JUNE 2018

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Upcoming / Recently Released:

  • 4/5- Saba- Care For Me

  • 4/6- Flatbush ZOMBiES- Vacation In Hell

  • 4/6- Cardi B- Invasion of Privacy

  • 4/13- Tinashe- Joyride

  • 4/13- Glacier Boyz- TBA (Postponed)

  • 4/20- J. Cole- KOD

  • 4/27- Janelle Monae- Dirty Computer

  • April- Rae Sremmurd- SR3MM / Swaecation / Jxmtroduction

Dig Deeper

Cardi B's Invasion of Privacy

 

Cardi B & Nicki Minaj (Mini-Where's the Beef?)

See you next week!

-AO

Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (04/04/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (04/04/18)


In this week's episode, the Kanye Madness bracket comes to an end as I finally pick a winner! Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1NLMABf

Spotify: http://sptfy.com/147N

Google Play: http://goo.gl/ZyVzA3

Pippa: https://shows.pippa.io/thinking-outside-the-boombox

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/totbthepodcast/ 


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Joyride 4/13 + guess which track is coming out on Friday?

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Upcoming / Recently Released:

  • 3/30- The Weeknd- My Dear Melancholy,

  • 3/30- Tink- Pain & Pleasure EP

  • 4/5- Saba- Care For Me

  • 4/5- Royce Da 5’9”- Book of Ryan

  • 4/6- Flatbush ZOMBiES- Vacation In Hell

  • 4/6- Cardi B- Invasion of Privacy

  • 4/13- Tinashe- Joyride

  • 4/13- Glacier Boyz- TBA

  • 4/27- Janelle Monae- Dirty Computer

  • April- Rae Sremmurd- SR3MM / Swaecation / Jxmtroduction

Dig Deeper

Kanye Madness Bracket

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Final Four / Championship Round:

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See you next week!

-AO