The Gangster Chronicles

The Gangster Chronicles

Welcome to the "Gangster Chronicles", where Gangster Rap lives. Gangster Chronicles takes you on an unforgettable journey through the heart of hip-hop. with host, Bigg Steele, alongside the legendary MC Eiht, together, we're diving deep into the visceral world of Gangsta Rap. On this podcast, we unravel the intricate tapestry of one of music's most influential and misunderstood sub-genres, exploring the formative artists, monumental albums, and socio-political factors that have shaped Gangsta Rap from its gritty emergence in the 1980s to its enduring impact today. Prepare for candid interviews with legendary rappers and producers, their entourage, and industry moguls as we illuminate the untold stories from the streets that birthed unforgettable beats and rhymes. This podcast is more than just music; it's a journey through the trials, triumphs, controversy, and raw reality that fueled Gangsta Rap. From the groundbreaking era of N.W.A to the thought-provoking lyricism of Kendrick Lamar, from Compton's street corners to the global stage, Gangster Chronicles unfolds the evolution of this uniquely American art form. We explore the socio-cultural aspects that Gangsta Rap boldly addressed, providing a comprehensive understanding of the profound cultural significance this genre holds. Whether you're a long-time fan or new to the scene, Gangster Chronicles offers an authentic, gritty, and enlightening perspective into the world of Gangsta Rap. Get ready to delve into the chronicles of a genre that has not only defined a generation but continues to reverberate through the annals of music history. This is Gangster Chronicles—where the beats are raw, the stories are real, and the impact is everlasting. INSTAGRAM www.instagram.com/thegangsterchroniclespodcast YouTube: www.youtube.com/@gangsterchroniclespodcast www.gangsterchronicles.net

Episodes

June 13, 2024 85 mins

In this episode MC Eiht & Norm Steele conversate with rapper Brotha Lynch Hung and discuss once being a prisoner to banging the hood, why a lot of his music was extremely dark, how Black Market records kept him locked in a slave deal, the truth behind the baby K**la controversy and a Jay-Z secret Lynch swears by and much more. We also talk about his fire new album "Season of the Siccness 2:KEVLAR" that you should go stream afte...

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On this episode of Gangster Chronicles we sat down with rapper “Spanky Loco”. We discuss his upbringing as the child of immigrant parents, his induction into gang banging, how he fell into rap and him evolving into a leader into the community. We also talk about the origins of Chicano Hip Hop.

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We had a late night convo with the homie Ali from Nelly's St. Lunatics and discussed the hit records he wrote for his homeboy Nelly as part of the St. Lunatics, Why Drake using ghost writers isn't the problem, but him jacking certain regions culture may be, then he talks about Diddy's top secret parties and more.

 

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We sit down with accomplished Writer, Producer and Social commentary great Tariq Nasheed to discuss his new doc "Microphone Check", the true origins of Hip Hop, reparations and a host of ideas that could make things right for Black America. It’s the Gangster Chronicles, where Gangster Rap lives!
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May 16, 2024 95 mins

MC Eiht and Steele conversate with DJ, Media Personality and Taste Maker DJ Hed about everything from the Kendrick and Drake squabble to why most radio stations are not for the people, Steele discusses his experiences with radio payola, while Eiht expresses why he's sick of hearing about all the s#@t lol, LETS GET TO THE SHOW!

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We had a phone call this week with 3-6 Mafia affiliate and veteran Southern Gangster Rap Legend Project Pat. Pat discusses his prison ministry, How a city as small as Memphis became the murder capital of America and why a lot of the homies just need love and opportunity. Make sure you go sign up and register to our new website www.gangsterchronicles.net where you can view previously unseen content, by merch and even chop it up with...

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In this episode, Eiht and Steele get a special call in from former Slaughter house member King Crooked to discuss the latest diss from the Drake vs Kendrick feud.
The 3 discuss the commentary coming from media regarding the track and why it’s going over people’s heads, and why Drake would be making a mistake if he fakes to personal .


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April 26, 2024 145 mins

In this episode Steele and MC Eiht chill out down south, the ATL to be exact with our super family, Goodie Mobs “Big Gipp”, KAM, & Glasses Malone. We discuss super producer Rico Wades ultimate sacrifice in the name of doing what’s right, how the drug crack impacted ATL, why the West Coast never really got into the 5 percent philosophy, and a whole lot of other dope stuff. 

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April 19, 2024 71 mins

On this episode Steele and MC Eiht analyze the whole Drake/Kendrick/Ross thing that’s going on right now, why bragging on how much money you have is corny and much more.

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On this episode of the Gangster Chronicles where Gangster Rap and all things reality live, Steele and MC Eiht  ask why J. Cole dodged the smoke after throwing his diss record out there, they then discuss a hypothetical Kendrick vs Drake showdown and possible outcomes, while examining the roles that perspective entourages could play.
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March 28, 2024 80 mins

We have 2 West Coast legends in the building, DJ/Producer Tony A of “Hi-C & Tony A” fame, and the one and only Kokane of “Above The Law”.  We discuss everything from the early formative years of Gangster Rap to the evolution of Chicano rap. 


• Tony A shares the history of the legendary Roadium Swapmeet and his work with

Dr.Dre on the legendary Roadium Mixtape’s 
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We sit down with blogger, comedian and all around hood personality “Rennie Loc” and discuss everything from her starting out with Crip Mac to who’s been in her dm’s.
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We sit down with actor Tyrin Turner and discuss the impact the film Menace to Society had and its longevity, why black directors chase white acceptance and much more.

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March 7, 2024 98 mins

On this episode, we sit down with San Diego, CA rapper and Lincoln Park OG Mitchy Slick. Buckle up, we going for a ride!

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On episode one of the new season of Gangster Chronicles we sit down with Damian Young aka Damizza, former program director of LA’s Power 106 the number 1 station in the country and he talks about dealing with Suge Knight, why Jimmy Iovine isn’t the genius we think he is , putting Snoop and Dr. Dre back together , linking Jay Z with Mariah and much more.

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February 1, 2024 92 mins

This week Eiht and Steele have former Mack and owner of the Coin Academy “MACA” in studio. MACA details how he went from mentally gifted student to serial car thief and party promoter that eventually became a well respected MACK, all while still attending high school.  MACA would wind up in prison and through a combination of hard work and spiritual change he would build one of the most impressive business portfolios in Southern Ca...

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January 25, 2024 80 mins

This week we sit down with Grammy nominated producer of the year “Hit Boy”and his Father “Big Hit”. After being incarcerated the majority of Hit Boy’s life Big Hit and his son got busy upon his release and recorded 2 critically acclaimed albums “The Truth In My Eyes” and a collab album with legendary rapper “The Game”, “Paisley Dreams”. During the episode we discuss what lead Big Hit to a life of crime and why Hit Boy decided to re...

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January 18, 2024 62 mins

Tonight Steele tapes a conversation between him and rapper Glasses Malone as they discuss everything from Rick James vs Prince, to still recounting the time he spent with DJ Bobcat while he produced the late Tupac Shakur's STRICTLY For My N-GGAS. 

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January 11, 2024 68 mins

On this episode we give a moment of silence for LB rapper T-Dubb from Foesum, we then talk about Keefe D and ask will he cut a deal to ultimately beat the Tupac Murder, and what that means for P-Diddy? We then tap in with a surprise guest.

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January 4, 2024 66 mins

On this episode Steele and Eiht briefly discuss Crip Mac's situation, Why no one gives an a** woopin like a black momma and what the hell exactly did that perv Jeffery Epstein have going on?

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