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It’s the next edition of the reoccurring Must Not Sleep Rocks the Classics! These are episodes that MNS uses to take a look back at what many consider to be classic hip-hop albums. On this ep, we’re goin in deep on The Diary by Scarface. We have categories, discussions, debates, music, and a whole lot …

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The holidays are over, and the Must Not Sleep Podcast has returned from our break. “The State of the Union” is our rundown of hip hop in 2018. Last year’s topics to come out of Neil’s random generator (it’s a thing!): Maybe our views on hip-hop right now? (10:30) Kendrick winning the Pulitzer (19:00) Cardi …

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You know we had to do a remix, right? It’s been a year since the original Must Not Sleep Top 10 X-Mas Hip Hop Songs was first constructed and X-Mas cheer was bestowed upon ye (not ye, ye). The problem with making a top anything list? You have to leave things out. And when the CHHXMS (that …

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Look, we’re not saying that we’re saving the country one conversation about emojis at a time. We just don’t see anyone else out there asking the difficult questions. Case in point: I have a confession to make. Before Neil asked me about the white emojis, I never really paid attention to the shades getting lighter. …

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It’s your favorite podcast’s favorite podcast! Neil and Erik explore Vince Staple’s album FM! on this ep. Before that though, we answer the question everyone’s been asking: What exactly was Jermaine Dupri (11:20) thinking during his TMZ interview? Then we give our first impressions of FM! (23:20) before exploring Vince’s seemingly random lyrics and beats …

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And we’re back! It’s been a long time, but Neil and Erik return with a discussion on Lupe Fiasco’s DROGAS WAVE and so much more. If you haven’t been down this particular internet wormhole, we provide some background to Lupe’s concept album (21:55). Erik compares Lupe to the Reddit age and shows like Westworld (34:00) …

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