The ill-advised wise guys

The ill-advised wise guys

The ill-advised wise guys podcast stars Uchay and QDeezy! Every other Monday at 11:30 am EST, the wise guys provide their "ill-advised thoughts" on the newly released albums and singles by your favorite mainstream and indie artists from around the world! They also discuss topics in the ever-changing worlds of society & culture. Be sure to continue the conversations from each episode by following the guys on Twitter: @illadvisedwguys... Show More

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February 22, 2021 90 min
On this episode, we provide our much needed ill-advised commentary on topics that we feel people should be discussing within the culture! Episode Topics Include: * (4:52) | 'Judas and the Black Messiah' (Movie/Soundtrack Review) * (13:42) | Are snippets doing more harm than good this year? * (21:30) | The historical overlap between music and sports * (31:05) | Who are some “Great” artists that are being overlooked...but s...
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On this episode, we are joined by Social Editor of Complex’s web series: Sneaker Shopping and Everyday Struggle, Jordan Lo! Listen as he joins us in providing our much needed ill-advised commentary on topics that we feel people should be discussing within the culture! Episode Topics Include: * (14:10) | Remembering Nipsey Hussle in 2021 on the 10 year anniversary of ‘THE MARATHON’ album. * (25:00) | Macklemore admits race was a f...
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January 25, 2021 79 min
On this episode, we are back with our much needed ill-advised commentary on several topics that we feel people should be discussing within the Hip-Hop culture! Episode Topics Include: * (5:26) | Danileigh sparks a much needed conversation in music about colorism by dropping a snippet to her new song called ‘Yellow Bone’. * (19:29) | Has music become too explicit these days? * (33:41) | Rap lyrics are becoming admissible in court....
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January 11, 2021 151 min
On this episode, we are back with our much needed ill-advised commentary on several topics that we feel people should be discussing within the Hip-Hop culture! Episode Topics Include: * There was no possible way that the long awaited/highly anticipated ‘Whole Lotta Red’ album by Playboi Carti could live up to the enormous hype, right? We discuss whether the album was a W or an L for Carti and his fans! (14:46) * By now, we all ar...
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On this episode, the wise guys are joined by Singer, Songwriter and friend of the show - Chili A.F. Episode Topics Include: * Her background as a trained Violinist * How she ended up writing a song for Zayn and how that propelled her to find her voice and identity as an artist * The MANY complexities of being a songwriter and how it can limit your artistry when dealing with other musicians * The meaning and importance of her s...
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December 14, 2020 116 min
On this episode, we are back with our much needed ill-advised commentary on several topics that we feel people should be discussing within the Hip-Hop culture: Episode Topics Include: * Jack Harlow drops his debut album called ‘Thats What They All Say’ so naturally we discuss his artistry and how far his career can go (3:21). * The importance of identity in music and the dilemma that most music listeners are faced with that seem...
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On this episode, the wise guys are joined by rapper and friend of the show - ChrisdaCEO. Episode Topics Include: * His process of making music during the pandemic * Finding the right balance between the music he wants to make vs. what the fans want to hear * What happened to Lil Wayne? * The importance of locking in and working with one producer * How he got his start in music * The origins of his rap name * The rap scene i...
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November 30, 2020 105 min
On this episode, we are back with our much needed ill-advised commentary on several topics that we feel people should be discussing within the hip hop culture: Episode Topics Include: * The 2021 Grammy nominations, the obvious snubs that were not included in the list and why artists put so much importance in the acknowledgement of the Grammy committee. (11:53) * Following the recent Verzuz battle between Jeezy and Gucci Mane, we...
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November 16, 2020 85 min
On this episode, we are back with our much needed ill-advised commentary on several topics that we feel people should be discussing within the hip hop culture! Episode Topics Include: * Following the tragic murder of King Von, Hip-Hop is in a state of disarray! But what can we do as a community to prevent the senseless violence from becoming a normal part of the culture? Let’s discuss solutions! (6:00) * Future and Lil Uzi Vert ...
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November 2, 2020 109 min
On this episode, we are back with our much needed ill-advised commentary on several topics that we feel people should be discussing within the hip hop culture: Episode Topics Include: * Drake releases the ‘Certified Lover Boy’ album trailer and we discuss our album expectations (5:27) * How will the global success of ‘Roses (Imanbek Remix)’ impact how SAINt JHN’s new releases will be received by his new fanbase? (22:00) * Despi...
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On this episode, the wise guys launch their brand new segment of the show called ‘The Kick Back’ and are joined by Juice from the ‘Good In The Hood Podcast’! Uchay and Juice debate several topics that are sure to feed the appetite of Hip Hop enthusiasts just like you! Episode Topics Include: - Benny The Butcher - ‘Burden Of Proof’ album review - The delivery and confidence of a rapper has a bigger impact than you may think - Wh...
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October 5, 2020 149 min
On this episode, the wise guys start the show off with a NBA Finals discussion and whether QD is jumping on the Lakers bandwagon as he does the episode with his Lebron jersey on (2:40). Next, they discuss the backlash that Kyrie Irving received following his recent comments where he appeared to “diss” Lebron (8:29). After that, they recap the Presidential Debate! (21:05). Lasty, Donald Trump and a sleuth of NFL players are diagnose...
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On this episode, the wise guys are joined by Musician and friend of the show - Uncle Bendr. They discuss how the pandemic has “leveled the playing field” for all creators, our biggest takeaways from 2020, the meaning behind his new single, ‘Blue Pill’ (dropping on 9/25). Also they discuss the Lo-Fi movement in music Uncle Bendr also previews an unreleased track, discuss how being white in Hip Hop can impact how their music is perc...
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On this episode, the wise guys start the show off with the most random discussion about Puerto Rico that you didn’t know you needed to hear lolol..then they get into a few hot topics! It’s NBA playoff time and the guys let their predictions fly, then they discuss whether Steve Nash deserved the Brooklyn Nets head coaching job or if white privilege was involved! (17:37). After that, they reflect on the sudden passing of Chadwick Bos...
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On this episode of the #illadvisedwiseguys podcast, the wiseguys start the show off by welcoming the new listeners to the #wisegang family!! Next, they discuss whether YoungBoy Never Broke Again actually stole Roddy Ricch’s ‘Antisocial’ album artwork. Then they discuss whether Logic is truly about to come out of retirement and drop a mixtape if he receives 1 million petition signatures. Lastly, they have a deep dive discussion on t...
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August 12, 2020 70 min
On this episode of the #illadvisedwiseguys podcast, the wiseguys give a complete review of the latest albums and singles that need to be broken down! On the Watch The Throne segment (2:53), the guys discuss the release of Amine’s latest album called ‘Limbo’ and get into how great his feel for music is! Next, DaBaby releases his deluxe version of ‘Blame It On Baby’ and we debate how impactful his music has become in 2020. Also, the...
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On this episode of the #illadvisedwiseguys podcast, the wise guys are accompanied by their guest host, Kui Mwai, from the ‘Something to Say with V and K’ podcast! They discuss the impact and reception of Beyonce’s ‘Black is King’ visual album and whether or not African culture is being appropriated in the film (3:56). Then Kui explains how she contracted the ‘rona virus and dispels a few myths about the bug that is making its way ...
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July 27, 2020 142 min
On this episode of the #illadvisedwiseguys, the wiseguys start off the show with an update on the Megan Thee Stallion and Tory Lanez saga and hypothesize on what could have gone wrong! Then they discuss the upcoming fight between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. on 9/12. They discuss the #ChangeHollywood initiative that Michael B. Jordan created. For now, DC’s newest NFL team will be known as The Washington Football Team LMAO. Kanye di...
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On this episode of the #illadvisedwiseguys, the wiseguys start off the show discussing The Jada Pinkett-Smith/Will Smith Red Table Talk conversation about August Alsina (6:07), QD gushes over Apple products and Kanye denounces Trump then decides he will run for President. After that they get into who would win in a Verzuz battle between T.I. and 50 Cent (24:30), DeSean and Stephen Jackon’s recent inflammatory comments and Pat Mahom...
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On this episode of the #illadvisedwiseguys, the wiseguys start off the show discussing the controversial return of the NBA season, the recent backlash that Russell Simmons and Justin Bieber are receiving for their sexual assault allegations, the rising COVID-19 numbers as states continue to reopen and Trumps apparent concession to Biden + MUCH MORE! On the Watch The Throne segment, the guys discuss whether 6LACK delivered on h...
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