Book Of Ryan

May 15, 2018

On this episode of “As The Rhyme Goes On”, John and Nolawee talk about Royce Da 59's new album album "Book Of Ryan" We also talk about the This Is America video.

Book of Ryan is the seventh studio album by American rapper Royce da 5'9". It was released on May 4, 2018 by Royce's own label Heaven Studios and eOne Music. The album features guest appearances from artists Eminem, J. Cole, Pusha T, Jadakiss, Fabolous, T-Pain, Logic, pianist Robert Glasper, Chavis Chandler, Agent Sasco, King Green, Ashley Sorrell, Melanie Rutherford, and Marsha Ambrosius.

Ryan Daniel Montgomery (born July 5, 1977), better known by his stage name Royce da 5′9″, is an American rapper and songwriter. He is best known for his longtime association with Eminem as well as his solo career, recording primarily with producers Carlos "6 July" Broady and DJ Premier, as well as ghostwriting for the likes of Diddy and Dr. Dre. Royce is one half of the rap duo Bad Meets Evil with Eminem, one quarter of the hip hop group Slaughterhouse with Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Crooked I, and one half of the hip hop group PRhyme with DJ Premier. The editors of About.com ranked him No. 30 on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007).

Book of Ryan is the seventh studio album by American rapper Royce da 5'9". It was released on May 4, 2018 by Royce's own label Heaven Studios and eOne Music. The album features guest appearances from artists Eminem, J. Cole, Pusha T, Jadakiss, Fabolous, T-Pain, Logic, pianist Robert Glasper, Chavis Chandler, Agent Sasco, King Green, Ashley Sorrell, Melanie Rutherford, and Marsha Ambrosius.

Ryan Daniel Montgomery (born July 5, 1977), better known by his stage name Royce da 5′9″, is an American rapper and songwriter. He is best known for his longtime association with Eminem as well as his solo career, recording primarily with producers Carlos "6 July" Broady and DJ Premier, as well as ghostwriting for the likes of Diddy and Dr. Dre. Royce is one half of the rap duo Bad Meets Evil with Eminem, one quarter of the hip hop group Slaughterhouse with Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Crooked I, and one half of the hip hop group PRhyme with DJ Premier. The editors of About.com ranked him No. 30 on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007).

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Madvillainy vs Piñata (w/ Patrick Richardson and Roger Stafford)

May 8, 2018

On this episode of “As The Rhyme Goes On”, John was out of town so Nolawee joined joined with Patrick Richardson and Roger Stafford to debate whether Madvilliany or Pinata is better. We also talk about John going best eras of bad rap, dream collab albums, video vixens, Madlib in general and more.

Patrick Richardson is a Chicago native who moved to Denver and can be seen performing all over the state. He has a monthly showcase at the Moxi theater called "These Jokes Are For You" every first Thursday of the month.

Roger Stafford is also a Denver comic who can be seen crushing all over the state of Colorado, he also runs a monthly showcase at Bear Creek Distillery.

Fredrick Tipton (born June 14, 1982), better known by his stage name Freddie Gibbs, is an American rapper from Gary, Indiana.

Daniel Dumile (born January 9, 1971) is an English hip hop recording artist and record producer from Long Island, New York. Best known for his "super villain" stage persona and unique lyrics, Dumile has taken on several stage names in his career, most notably MF Doom (stylized as MF DOOM). He has appeared in several collaborative projects such as Madvillain (with Madlib), Danger Doom (with Danger Mouse), Doomstarks (with Ghostface Killah), JJ Doom (with Jneiro Jarel), NehruvianDoom (with Bishop Nehru), and Czarface Meets Metal Face (with Czarface).

Otis Jackson Jr. (born October 24, 1973), known professionally as Madlib, is an American DJ, music producer, multi-instrumentalist, and rapper. He is one of the most prolific and critically acclaimed hip hop producers of the 2000s and has collaborated with different hip hop artists, under a variety of pseudonyms, including with MF DOOM (as Madvillain), as well as the late J Dilla (as Jaylib). Madlib has described himself as a "DJ first, producer second, and MC last,"and he has done several projects as a DJ, mixer, or remixer.

Piñata is the first collaborative studio album by American rapper Freddie Gibbs and record producer Madlib. It was released on March 18, 2014, by Madlib Invazion. Entirely produced by Madlib, the 17-track LP features contributions from Raekwon, Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown, Domo Genesis, Scarface, BJ the Chicago Kid, Ab-Soul, Casey Veggies, Meechy Darko and Mac Miller, among others. The album was recorded by Josh "The Goon" Fadem and Glenn "G-Wiz" Browder between January 2011 and October 2013. It was mixed and mastered by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters, except for "Shame" and "Terrorist", mixed by Kelly Hibbert.

Madvillainy is the debut album by American hip hop duo Madvillain, a group consisting of MF Doom (MC) and Madlib (producer). It was released on March 23, 2004 on Stones Throw Records. The album was recorded between 2002 and 2004 and was produced entirely by Madlib, with the exception of "The Illest Villains" which was produced by both Madlib and Doom. Madlib created most of the album's instrumentals during a trip to Brazil, where the production was composed in his hotel room using minimal amounts of equipment. Fourteen months before the album was officially released, an unfinished demo of the album was stolen and leaked onto the internet. Frustrated over the leak, the duo stopped working on the album and returned to it only after they released other solo projects.

“As The Rhyme Goes On” is a podcast made by Denver Comedians Nolawee Mengist and John Davis that is released every Tuesday on Podbean, iTunes and Now Sexpot Comedy. Every episode John and Nolawee get Denver comedians (or whatever guests they can grab) to talk about Rap albums that came out said week and other current controversies within the rap industry. Thank you guys for listening and once again make sure to subscribe on Podbean and iTunes and to check out Sexpot Comedy for more of “As The Rhyme Goes On.

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KOD (w/ Montyy Taj)

May 1, 2018

On this episode of “As The Rhyme Goes On”, John and Nolawee are joined with guest Montyy Taj to talk about J. Cole's album "KOD" We also talk about John going to Coachella, Meek Mill getting out of prisoin, Kat Williams, Kanye West Trump support/album rollout and more.

Montyy Taj is a DMV born Denver transplant who has been killing it with her podcast that you can find on iTunes called "Comfortably Excluded."

KOD (an initialism for Kids on Drugs, King Overdosed and Kill Our Demons) is the fifth studio album by American rapper J. Cole. It was released on April 20, 2018 through Dreamville Records, Roc Nation and Interscope Records. Production on the album was primarily handled by Cole himself, along with others such as T-Minus, Mark Pelli, Deputy and Childish Major. The album explores a variety of topics including drug abuse, addiction, depression, and African-American culture.

Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985), better known by his stage name J. Cole, is a German-American hip hop recording artist and record producer. Raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Cole initially gained recognition as a rapper following the release of his debut mixtape, The Come Up, in early-2007. Intent on further pursuing a solo career as a rapper, he went on to release two additional mixtapes after signing to Jay-Z's Roc Nation imprint in 2009.

“As The Rhyme Goes On” is a podcast made by Denver Comedians Nolawee Mengist and John Davis that is released every Tuesday on Podbean, iTunes and Now Sexpot Comedy. Every episode John and Nolawee get Denver comedians (or whatever guests they can grab) to talk about Rap albums that came out said week and other current controversies within the rap industry. Thank you guys for listening and once again make sure to subscribe on Podbean and iTunes and to check out Sexpot Comedy for more of “As The Rhyme Goes On."

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Invasion of Privacy (w/ Miriam Moreno)

April 19, 2018

On this episode of “As The Rhyme Goes On”, John and Nolawee are joined with guest Miriam Moreno to talk about Cardi B's first studio album album "Invasion of Privace" We also talk about the Lil Wayne, Young Money, Women in Rap and more

Miriam Moreno is a Denver comedians who you can see at various shows around the city.

Comedy Super Jam is a stand-up comedy showcase featuring Denver's best stand-up comedians hosted at Mutiny Information Cafe the last Saturday of every month.

Invasion of Privacy is the debut studio album by American rapper Cardi B. It was released on April 6, 2018, by Atlantic Records. The album features guest appearances by Migos, Chance the Rapper, Kehlani, SZA, 21 Savage, J Balvin, Bad Bunny and YG. It also features production by Murda Beatz, 30 Roc, Boi-1da, Vinylz, Benny Blanco, Frank Dukes, Cassius Jay and others.

Belcalis Almanzar (born October 11, 1992), known professionally as Cardi B, is an American rapper. Born and raised in The Bronx, New York City, she first attracted attention for discussing her career as a stripper on social media; coupled with her "no filter attitude", she became an Internet celebrity through Instagram.

“As The Rhyme Goes On” is a podcast made by Denver Comedians Nolawee Mengist and John Davis that is released every Thursday on Podbean, iTunes and Now Sexpot Comedy. Every episode John and Nolawee get Denver comedians (or whatever guests they can grab) to talk about Rap albums that came out said week and other current controversies within the rap industry. Thank you guys for listening and once again make sure to subscribe on Podbean and iTunes and to check out Sexpot Comedy for more of “As The Rhyme Goes On."

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Illmatic (w/ Elena Ingraham and Basil Faraj)

April 12, 2018

On this episode of “As The Rhyme Goes On”, John and Nolawee are joined with guest Elena Ingraham and Basil Faraj to talk about Nas' first album album "Illmatic" We also talk about the podcast ban on the Police chasing people outside of Casa Bonita, the Big Pimpin video, Nas' Career, "Time is Illmatic" and more

Elena Ingraham and Basil Faraj are both Denver comedians who you can see at various shows around the city.

Woke Up Stand Up is a stand-up comedy showcase featuring Denver and the US’s best stand-up comedians.

Illmatic is the debut studio album by American rapper Nas. It was released on April 19, 1994, by Columbia Records. After signing with the label with the help of MC Serch, Nas recorded the album in 1992 and 1993 at Chung King Studios, D&D Recording, Battery Studios, and Unique Recording Studios in New York City. Its production was handled by DJ Premier, Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, L.E.S. and Nas himself. Styled as a hardcore hip hop album, Illmatic features multi-syllabic internal rhymes and inner-city narratives based on Nas's experiences in Queensbridge, New York.

Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones born September 14, 1973), better known by his stage name Nas, is an American hip hop recording artist, rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.[1] The son of Olu Dara, Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and has sold over 25 million records worldwide. He is also an entrepreneur through his own record label; he serves as associate publisher of Mass Appeal magazine and is the owner of a Fila sneaker store. He is currently signed to Mass Appeal.

“As The Rhyme Goes On” is a podcast made by Denver Comedians Nolawee Mengist and John Davis that is released every Thursday on Podbean, iTunes and Now Sexpot Comedy. Every episode John and Nolawee get Denver comedians (or whatever guests they can grab) to talk about Rap albums that came out said week and other current controversies within the rap industry. Thank you guys for listening and once again make sure to subscribe on Podbean and iTunes and to check out Sexpot Comedy for more of “As The Rhyme Goes On."

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Diplomatic Immunity (w/ Monty Tajj)

April 5, 2018

On this episode of “As The Rhyme Goes On”, John and Nolawee are joined with guest Montyy Taj to talk about The Diplomats' album "Lil Boat 2" We also talk about the podcast ban on Fabolous, post 9/11 rap, Kat Williams, Charlamagne tha God, Killer Mike's NRA situation and more.

Montyy Taj is a DMV born Denver transplant who has been killing it with her podcast that you can find on iTunes called "Comfortably Excluded."

Diplomatic Immunity is the debut album by The Diplomats, released on March 25, 2003. After the release of group leader Cam'ron's third album, Come Home With Me, the quartet teamed up to release their first collaborative effort. The album features the lead singles "Dipset Anthem", "I Really Mean It", "Ground Zero", and "Bout It Bout It...Part III" (featuring Master P).

The Diplomats (popularly known as Dipset) is an American hip hop group founded in 1997 by Cam'ron and Jim Jones, in New York City. The group was originally composed of members Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Freekey Zekey, all of whom grew up together. In 1999, fellow New York City-based rapper Juelz Santana was added to the group.

“As The Rhyme Goes On” is a podcast made by Denver Comedians Nolawee Mengist and John Davis that is released every Thursday on Podbean, iTunes and Now Sexpot Comedy. Every episode John and Nolawee get Denver comedians (or whatever guests they can grab) to talk about Rap albums that came out said week and other current controversies within the rap industry. Thank you guys for listening and once again make sure to subscribe on Podbean and iTunes and to check out Sexpot Comedy for more of “As The Rhyme Goes On."

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Lil Boat 2 (w/ Sammy Anzer)

March 29, 2018

On our most existential episode of “As The Rhyme Goes On”, John and Nolawee are joined with guest Sammy Anzer to talk about Lil Yachty's album "Lil Boat 2" We also talk about Kanye West's Pablo Leaks, the state of mumble rap, trashing young artists, artist's responsibility, Joe Budden and more

Sammy Anzer is a Queens born Denver stand up comedian who has been killing the scene and you can find him at various independent shows around town.

Lil Boat 2 is the second studio album by American rapper Lil Yachty. It was released on March 9, 2018, by Quality Control Music, Capitol Records and Motown. The album features guest appearances from Quality Control labelmates Quavo, Offset and Lil Baby, alongside 2 Chainz, Trippie Redd, Lil Pump, YoungBoy Never Broke Again and Tee Grizzley, among others.

Miles Parks McCollum (born August 23, 1997), known professionally as Lil Yachty, is an American rapper and singer. Yachty first gained recognition in August 2015 for his singles "One Night" and "Minnesota" from his debut EP Summer Songs. He released his debut mixtape Lil Boat in March 2016. On June 10, 2016, Yachty announced that he had signed a joint venture record deal with Quality Control Music, Capitol Records, and Motown Records. His mixtapes Lil Boat and Summer Songs 2 were released in 2016 and his debut studio album, Teenage Emotions in 2017. His second studio album, Lil Boat 2 was released on March 9, 2018.

“As The Rhyme Goes On” is a podcast made by Denver Comedians Nolawee Mengist and John Davis that is released every Thursday on Podbean, iTunes and Now Sexpot Comedy. Every episode John and Nolawee get Denver comedians (or whatever guests they can grab) to talk about Rap albums that came out said week and other current controversies within the rap industry. Thank you guys for listening and once again make sure to subscribe on Podbean and iTunes and to check out Sexpot Comedy for more of “As The Rhyme Goes On."

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PRhyme 2 (w/ Andy Juett)

March 21, 2018

On this episode of “As The Rhyme Goes On”, John and Nolawee are joined with guest and Sexpot Comedy co-founder of Sexpot Comedy Andy Juett to talk about PRhyme's album "Phryme 2" We also talk about being backstage with Too Short, Fundraising for puppets, Facebook livestreams and more

Andy Juett is the co-founder of Denver's Sexpot and organizes shows online and all over town. You can check out all of his content on SexpotComedy.com

PRhyme 2 is the second studio album by American hip hop duo PRhyme, consisting of Royce da 5'9" and DJ Premier. It was released on March 16, 2018 via their own record label PRhyme Records. The album features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, Big K.R.I.T., Cee-Lo Green, Dave East, Kon Artis, Roc Marciano and Yelawolf, among others.

Ryan Daniel Montgomery (born July 5, 1977), better known by his stage name Royce da 5′9″, is an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan. He is best known for his longtime association with Eminem as well as his solo career, recording primarily with producers Carlos "6 July" Broady and DJ Premier, as well as ghostwriting for the likes of Diddy and Dr. Dre. Royce is one half of the rap duo Bad Meets Evil with Eminem, one quarter of the hip hop group Slaughterhouse with Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Crooked I, and one half of the hip hop group PRhyme with DJ Premier. The editors of About.com ranked him No. 30 on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007).

Christopher Edward Martin (born March 21, 1966),[1] known professionally as DJ Premier (also known as Preem, Premo, or Primo), is an American record producer and DJ, and was half of the hip hop duo Gang Starr—alongside the emcee Guru—and forms half of the hip hop duo PRhyme, together with Royce da 5'9". He is often considered one of the greatest hip hop producers of all time.

“As The Rhyme Goes On” is a podcast made by Denver Comedians Nolawee Mengist and John Davis that is released every Thursday on Podbean, iTunes and Now Sexpot Comedy. Every episode John and Nolawee get Denver comedians (or whatever guests they can grab) to talk about Rap albums that came out said week and other current controversies within the rap industry. Thank you guys for listening and once again make sure to subscribe on Podbean and iTunes and to check out Sexpot Comedy for more of “As The Rhyme Goes On.”

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To Pimp a Butterfly (w/ Janae Burris @negativenegro)

March 15, 2018

On this episode of “As The Rhyme Goes On”, John and Nolawee are joined with guest Janae Burris to talk about Kendrick Lamar's album "To Pimp a Butterfly" We also talk about Denver's Legal Weed, Grammy Performances, hugging our fathers and more

Janae Burris is a Los Angeles born Denver stand up comedian who is a regular at both Comedy Works and the Denver Improv and you can find him at various independent shows around town.

To Pimp a Butterfly is the third studio album by American rapper Kendrick Lamar. It was released on March 15, 2015, by Top Dawg Entertainment, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records.[1][2] The album was recorded in studios throughout the United States, with production from Sounwave, Terrace Martin, Taz "Tisa" Arnold, Thundercat, Rahki, LoveDragon, Flying Lotus, Pharrell Williams, Boi-1da, and several other high-profile hip hop producers, as well as executive production from Dr. Dre and Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith. The album incorporates elements of hard bop, funk, soul, spoken word, and avant-garde and explores a variety of political and personal themes concerning African-American culture, racial inequality, depression, and institutional discrimination.

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE).

“As The Rhyme Goes On” is a podcast made by Denver Comedians Nolawee Mengist and John Davis that is released every Thursday on Podbean, iTunes and Now Sexpot Comedy. Every episode John and Nolawee get Denver comedians (or whatever guests they can grab) to talk about Rap albums that came out said week and other current controversies within the rap industry. Thank you guys for listening and once again make sure to subscribe on Podbean and iTunes and to check out Sexpot Comedy for more of “As The Rhyme Goes On”.

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Victory Lap (w/ De Kelley)

March 8, 2018

On this episode of “As The Rhyme Goes On”, John and Nolawee are joined with guest De Kelley to talk about Nipsey Hussle's new album "Victory Lap." We also talk about Jazz concerts, Bay Area rap and more

De Kelley is a Denver stand up comedian who is a regular at both Comedy Works and the Denver Improv and you can find him at various independent shows around town.

Ermias Asghedom (born August 15, 1985), better known by his stage name Nipsey Hussle (often stylized as Nipsey Hu$$le), is an American rapper from Los Angeles, California. He has released several mixtapes, including three installments of his Bullets Ain't Got No Name series, The Marathon, The Marathon Continues and Crenshaw, the latter of which rapper Jay-Z, bought 100 copies for $100 each.

“As The Rhyme Goes On” is a podcast made by Denver Comedians Nolawee Mengist and John Davis that is released every Thursday on Podbean, iTunes and Now Sexpot Comedy. Every episode John and Nolawee get Denver comedians (or whatever guests they can grab) to talk about Rap albums that came out said week and other current controversies within the rap industry. Thank you guys for listening and once again make sure to subscribe on Podbean and iTunes and to check out Sexpot Comedy for more of “As The Rhyme Goes On”.

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