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Part 1 in a conversation between Sean and MidaZ discussing their latest projects. First up, Sean talks about the history of The Questions and the road that led to the release of The Questions Hip-Hop Trivia game, now available everywhere. The Questions: @thequestionshiphop (IG), @questionshiphop (Twitter) Sean: @seandammit (IG), @seandammit (Twitte…
 
ORDER THE QUESTIONS HIP-HOP TRIVIA GAME Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop Original broadcast: September 2, 2020 Throwback episode featuring the Stro Elliot of the Legendary Roots Crew. We talk about the path that led him to his current gig, his production technique and evolution as a musician, touring with A Tribe Called Quest, and much more. The Ques…
 
PRE-ORDER THE QUESTIONS HIP-HOP TRIVIA GAME Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop The legendary Kurupt and underground stalwart C-Mob released their collaborative album 'Don't Be Stupid' at the end of 2022. The duo join the show to talk about the project, share stories from their careers and life of being rap fans, and put their collective hip-hop trivia …
 
PRE-ORDER THE QUESTIONS HIP-HOP TRIVIA GAME Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop In the first 'Making Illmatic' episode of 2023, emcee/producer Shinobi Stalin joins Sean and MidaZ to examine Noreaga's 1998 debut 'N.O.R.E.' and find out if the album is improved or diminished by trimming to 10 songs. The Questions: @thequestionshiphop (IG), @questionshipho…
 
PRE-ORDER THE QUESTIONS HIP-HOP TRIVIA GAME Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop Original broadcast: July 8, 2020 Throwback episode featuring the incomparable Chubb Rock! The Questions: @thequestionshiphop (IG), @questionshiphop (Twitter) Sean: @seandammit (IG), @seandammit (Twitter) Chubb Rock: @chubblive (IG), @chubblive (Twitter) Email: sean@questions…
 
PRE-ORDER THE QUESTIONS HIP-HOP TRIVIA GAME Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop Closing out 2022 with one more edition of 'Making Illmatic,' this time with Posse Cut Bracket Tournament winner Steven C. Martin. And we're breaking apart...Dr. Dre's '2001.' Happy holidays! The Questions: @thequestionshiphop (IG), @questionshiphop (Twitter) Sean: @seandammi…
 
Join the PATREON Original livestream date: March 3, 2021 RIP Grand Daddy IU! Paying respect to the Cold Chillin' legend with this classic episode featuring the Juice Crew member. https://www.questionshiphop.com The Questions Hip-Hop: Instagram | Twitter Sean Kantrowitz: Instagram | Twitter EMAIL SEAN: sean@questionshiphop.com…
 
PRE-ORDER THE QUESTIONS HIP-HOP TRIVIA GAME Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop The 'Making Illmatic' series returns as Sean and MidaZ are joined by emcee Mean Joe Scheme to attempt to improve Nas's 2001 album 'Stillmatic' by trimming it down to 10 songs. The Questions: @thequestionshiphop (IG), @questionshiphop (Twitter) Sean: @seandammit (IG), @seanda…
 
Join the PATREON Original livestream date: September 28, 2020 Throwback classic episode with Philadelphia's hip-hop queen Bahamadia. The emcee/producer talks about some of her greatest influences/allies in her career, the ways in which she has continued to innovate and move in both the industry and her own creative space, and of course...throws dow…
 
Join the PATREON Original livestream date: December 23, 2020 Sean talks about the recent deaths of Hurricane G and Tame One, then dives deep with El Da Sensei about his solo career as well as his music with Artifacts. https://www.questionshiphop.com The Questions Hip-Hop: Instagram | Twitter Sean Kantrowitz: Instagram | Twitter El Da Sensei: Instag…
 
Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop Back at it with another installment in the 'Making Illmatic' series! Sean Kantrowitz and MidaZ the BEAST are joined by DJ Steve1der as the trio attempt to improve the Pharcyde's 1995 sophomore album 'Labcabincalifornia' by trimming it down to 10 songs. The Questions: @thequestionshiphop (IG), @questionshiphop (Twitter…
 
Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop Fresh off the release of their latest album 'Marlowe 3,' Marlowe – producer L'Orange and emcee Solemn Brigham – go head-to-head in a battle of hip-hop trivia. The Questions: @thequestionshiphop (IG), @questionshiphop (Twitter) Sean: @seandammit (IG), @seandammit (Twitter) Get 'Marlowe 3': https://lorange360.bandcamp.c…
 
Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop Sean and MidaZ pay tribute to MF DOOM on the second anniversary of his untimely passing by offering up their individual picks for Top 10 DOOM songs. The Questions: @thequestionshiphop (IG), @questionshiphop (Twitter) Sean: @seandammit (IG), @seandammit (Twitter) MidaZ: @midazthebeast (IG), @midaz (Twitter) Email: sean…
 
Join the PATREON Original livestream date: June 22, 2020 2020 isn't a year most of us are thrilled to revisit, but this classic episode with radio personality Peter Rosenberg (HOT 97, Juan Ep is Life, ESPN) is reason enough to hop back in the time machine. https://www.questionshiphop.com The Questions Hip-Hop: Instagram | Twitter Sean Kantrowitz: I…
 
Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop The 'Making Illmatic' series continues! Sean Kantrowitz and MidaZ the BEAST are talking about Common's 2000 album 'Like Water for Chocolate' as they attempt to pare it down to 10 songs. They're joined by producer/musician/Studio Sensei founder DiViNCi. The Questions: @thequestionshiphop (IG), @questionshiphop (Twitter…
 
Join the PATREON Sean does his first in-person podcast episode with Open Mike Eagle, friend and former guest of The Questions as well as the founder of Stony Island Audio. The two talk about aging in hip-hop, the current podcast space, the importance of cassette tape mixes, Mike's latest album 'Component System with the Auto Reverse,' and of course…
 
Join the PATREON Sean is joined by friends of the show Optiks and Mean Joe Scheme to go through listener submissions for the Best Posse Cut Bracket Tournament and to break down some of their own picks. Sign up to receive your bracket and join in on the tournament: https://www.playthequestions.com/posse https://www.questionshiphop.com The Questions …
 
Join the PATREON Original livestream date: July 2, 2020 Diggin' in the crates with producer/DJ RJD2! In this classic episode, RJ talks about the records that shaped his identity as a musician, shares stories from the heyday of his Def Jux days, goes seriously granular on the art of re-creating drumbreaks, and more. https://www.questionshiphop.com T…
 
Join the PATREON State of the union micro-episode, including news about the next Bracket Tournament. Tell me your picks for Best Posse Cut and which albums we should have on a future episode of 'Making Illmatic': EMAIL SEAN: sean@questionshiphop.com https://www.questionshiphop.com The Questions Hip-Hop: Instagram | Twitter Sean Kantrowitz: Instagra…
 
Join the PATREON Original livestream date: June 10, 2020 Phonte is practically a living, breathing encyclopedia of music. And between his own solo career and the catalogs of his groups Little Brother and Foreign Exchange, he's made quite a contribution to the game himself. In this classic episode, Tay puts his trivia skills to the test, shares stor…
 
Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop We return with another installment in the ' 'Making Illmatic' series. Sean Kantrowitz and MidaZ the BEAST attempt to trim Busta Rhymes' 1997 sophomore album 'When Disaster Strikes' down to 10 songs. They're joined by Chris Mitchell aka Kinetik of the excellent Breaking Atoms podcast. The Questions: @thequestionshiphop…
 
Join the PATREON Original livestream date: August 19, 2021 J-Zone has worn many hats throughout his career – rapper, MC, DJ, author, blogger, session drummer – but in this throwback episode, he's taking on the role of would-be hip-hop trivia champion. We talk about his transition into a full-time drummer, getting sampled by his peers, the formative…
 
Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop We're back with an episode in the ' 'Making Illmatic' series. Sean Kantrowitz and MidaZ the BEAST attempt to trim A Tribe Called Quest's 1998 album 'The Love Movement' down to 10 songs. They're joined by Demone Carter aka Dem One, 1/3 of the Dad Bod Rap Pod. The Questions: @thequestionshiphop (IG), @questionshiphop (T…
 
Join the PATREON House Shoes just might be one of hip hop's most passionate torchbearers. The DJ/Producer/record label owner was an early champion of J. Dilla, and has since helped shine a light on a slew of incredibly dope artists – Quelle Chris, Elzhi, Stro Elliot, to name just a random few – through his co-signs, his production work, and through…
 
Join the PATREON Original livestream date: August 31, 2020 Mr. Len is an underground legend. The Bronx-born DJ/producer first made noise on a national scale as 1/3 of Company Flow with group-mates El-P and Bigg Juss, and in the years since has produced for and done projects with the likes of Prince Paul, Jean Grae, MC Paul Barman, Murs, Jedi Mind T…
 
Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop It might get loud. This episode of The Questions' 'Making Illmatic' series is all about El-P's 'Fantastic Damage,' as Sean Kantrowitz and MidaZ the BEAST are joined by Wrecking Crew (Curly Castro, PremRock, Small Professor, & Zilla Rocca) attempt to trim the album down to 10 tracks. The Questions: @thequestionshiphop …
 
Join the PATREON Original livestream date: April 22, 2020 Psalm One is a prolific trailblazer in the independent hip-hop scene. The Chicago emcee first gained national attention with 2006's 'Death of Frequent Flyer' album, and has since released a slew of releases – both as a solo artist and in various groups – in addition to touring the world. Her…
 
Join the Patreon! Episode #124: LA hip-hop duo Blu & Exile are about to hit the road for a west coast tour commemorating the 15th anniversary of their classic debut 'Below the Heavens.' But before the celebration comes the battle, as the emcee and producer square off in a battle royale of hip-hop trivia. Who emerges the victor? Tune in to find out …
 
Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop In this installment of The Questions' 'Making Illmatic' series, Sean Kantrowitz and MidaZ the BEAST take on the task of trying to improve Big Pun's classic 1998 debut 'Capital Punishment' by trimming it down to 10 tracks. They're joined by renown battle rapper/emcee Tony Madness. The Questions: @thequestionshiphop (IG…
 
Join the PATREON Original livestream date: January 27, 2021 Legendary producer Salaam Remi (Fugees, Nas, Amy Winehouse) gets in the hot seat to talk about some of his most acclaimed collaborations, stories from his career, and more. This is a must-listen! https://www.questionshiphop.com The Questions Hip-Hop: Instagram | Twitter Sean Kantrowitz: In…
 
Patreon.com/thequestionshiphop Back at it with another installment of The Questions' 'Making Illmatic' series, in which Sean Kantrowitz and MidaZ the BEAST attempt to improve an album by trimming it down to 10 tracks. They're joined by producer/emcee TzariZM to pick apart Redman's classic 1996 album 'Muddy Waters.' The Questions: @thequestionshipho…
 
https://www.patreon.com/thequestionshiphop Original broadcast date: May 1, 2020 Emcee/producer/DJ J-Live is one of the most inventive artists in hip-hop, a student of the game and someone who has carved out his own independent career thanks to a distinct approach and style he brings to his music. In this classic episode, he puts his trivia skills t…
 
Join our PATREON Sean "Slug" Daley of independent hip-hop pioneers Atmosphere puts his hip-hop trivia skills to the test and shares stories from his career. We also talk about Del the Funky Homosapien, the new Black Star record, Kendrick Lamar, Cypress Hill, crate-digging, touring, and much more. atmospheresucks.com…
 
Join our PATREON Classic episode: Warren G is a hip-hop icon and the creator of not just one of the genre's most influential sounds, but also one of the most popular and successful rap songs of all-time. In this throwback episode, he puts his hip-hop trivia skills to the test and also shares stories about the making of "Regulate," his origins as a …
 
Another installment of The Questions' 'Making Illmatic' series, in which Sean Kantrowitz and MidaZ the BEAST attempt to improve an album by trimming it down to 10 tracks. They're joined by founder of Memphis collective Unapologetic./producer IMAKEMADBEATS to take on the herculean task of trimming down Wu-Tang Clan's 1997 double-album 'Wu-Tang Forev…
 
Classic episode: Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson has too many impressive credits to fit here, but in this throwback from our first year of live-streaming episodes, the Roots bandleader makes it evident that there is one foundational role that drives everything he does (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Hamilton, Summer of Soul, Questlove Supreme):…
 
Sean is once again joined by co-host MidaZ the BEAST to participate in 'Making Illmatic,' in which they must collectively improve an album by trimming it down to 10 tracks. They're joined by Dad Bod Rap Pod co-host Nate LeBlanc to break down MF DOOM and Danger Mouse's collaborative Danger DOOM album, 'The Mouse and the Mask.' Sean: @seandammit (IG)…
 
Classic episode: We take a deep dive through some hip-hop minutia with DJ and producer Statik Selektah. Topics covered include: Wu-Tang, Gang Starr, Boston's hip-hop scene, working with Roc Marciano, the unappreciated aspects of DJ Khaled's career, Statik's first placement on a Def Jux record, and much more! Original broadcast: September 9, 2021…
 
Classic episode: Hip-hop trivia with Hieroglyphics member and indie rap icon Del the Funky Homosapien! Listen in as Del puts his rap trivia skills to the test and talks a variety of topics, including the origin of the Hiero logo, his relationship with his cousin Ice Cube, his P-Funk recommendations, work with the Gorillaz, the future of the Deltron…
 
In this new sub-series, Sean is joined by co-host MidaZ the BEAST to participate in 'Making Illmatic,' a conceptual experiment to see if a hip hop album is improved by trimming it down to 10 tracks. They're joined by producer Optiks to break down Jay-Z's 2003 LP 'The Black Album.' Sean: @seandammit MidaZ: @midazthebeast (IG), @midaz (Twitter) Optik…
 
Episode 117: Hip-hop artist and speaker Brother Ali checks in while in the midst of his Travelers Tour to talk about his new podcast, his history with peers such as Slug, Murs, and Blueprint, his relationship with OG legends like Big Daddy Kane and KRS-ONE, and so much more. And of course – we test his hip-hop trivia skills.…
 
Classic episode: We're joined by hip-hop icon Bun B. Plenty of great stories in this one, as Bun talks about highlights from his career (including the making of UGK's album 'Ridin' Dirty' and the filming of their music video for "International Players Anthem"), his friendship with Biz Markie, the origin of his coloring book (how many rappers have o…
 
Classic episode: We're joined by super producer Just Blaze, who proves that his reputation for being a walking hip-hop encyclopedia is indeed warranted. Along the way, he also shares some great stories, including working with MF DOOM, the origin of his iconic producer tag/calling card, his opinion on the last 'Star Wars' trilogy, the intricacies of…
 
BRACKET DOWNLOAD: https://bit.ly/bracket4 This week we're kicking off our fourth bracket tournament, and this time we're collectively deciding on the greatest hip-hop producer of all-time. While you fill out your brackets (see the above link), we figured it was a good time to discuss some of the producers listed here (and those that did not make th…
 
It's a battle royale featuring rapper Mic King (FKA iCon the Mic King) and producer Trox (50 Cent, YBN Cordae, Snoop Dogg, Ty Farris). The duo recently put out the 'iCONIC' EP, a collaboration whose innovative iterative release mirrors that of a software or subscription, allowing fans to purchase on Bandcamp and receive updated versions of the reco…
 
Classic episode: J-Ro of Tha Alkaholiks hops in the hot seat and shares stories from his career, including the origins of Tha Alkaholiks and their place in the canon of west coast hip hop, recording with Pharrell Williams, working with a VERY young Madlib, and much more! Originally broadcast August 5, 2021…
 
As part of Dilla Week 2022, we're joined by author Dan Charnas ('Dilla Time,' 'The Big Payback') as well as former guest of the show/Detroit hip hop luminary Frank Nitt (Frank-N-Dank). Lots of J Dilla stories, anecdotes, and general geeking out in this one. Recorded Feb 6, 2022.De către The Questions Hip Hop
 
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