Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max

Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max

DJ Mad Max is working to bridge the gap between old & new school Hip-Hop through his show Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max. With his vast Hip-Hop knowledge and unique interview style, he is introducing his generation to the legends that started it all. The show features a wide variety of guest stars including Hip-Hop artists of the past & present, R&B artists, producers/DJs, industry managers, and even pro athletes. When possible guest rappers bless the show with a freestyle. Max likes to mix it up and talk sports with his Hip-Hop guests, and Hip-Hop with his sports guests.

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July 22, 2021 37 min

Big thank you to Hip-Hop legend and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's own Krayzie Bone for coming on my show for an interview! Krayzie Bone discussed his new album Leaves of Legends, the artists that he currently manages, his canibus strand called "First of the Month", and the upcoming Bone Thugs-N-Harmony & TLC tour starting this September. He talked about the important non-profit organization that he created that is located ...

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Shoutout to Trenton, NJ and Bristol, PA's own Rek Banga aka DaHoodRockStar for coming on my show for an interview! Rek Banga talked about his early life, writing raps at the age of 9 and while being in jail, and when he started to make his move into the music industry. He got into the hard times in the beginning of trying to prove himself to independent labels, finding a suitor in A Plus Muzic Group, and creating the sub-genre ...

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Big thank you to the legendary actor and director Bill Duke for coming on my show for an interview! Bill talked about the racism he endured in his early life, winning awards for his poetry, and his experience of growing up in Poughkeepsie, New York. He got into his time in college attending Boston University, New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and the renowned AFI Conservatory, where he learned about film-making. W...

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Big thank you to the Love King of R&B Raheem DeVaughn for coming on my show for an interview! Raheem DeVaughn discussed working with legendary hip hop producer Apollo Brown for their new album Lovesick, bringing the hip hop beats back with the R&B vocals, and his upcoming song that he will be releasing soon written by Babyface. He got into the making of Lovesick and his definition of the album's name. He talked about hi...

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In this episode, we talked about recent Jets and Giants news and our expectations for the upcoming 2021-2022 NFL Season. We got into the Suns' 2-0 lead vs the Bucks in the NBA Finals. Tony threw it back to our earlier show days when we covered conspiracies by reading interesting conspiracies that he discovered on TikTok. We also gave updates on the new Scream film and that it has been confirmed that the film is finished. It is ...

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Big thank you to the Hip-Hop legend and N.W.A.'s own DJ Yella for calling into my show for an interview! Yella discussed his brand new book "Straight Outta Compton: My Untold Story", starting out in a group with Dr. Dre called World Class Wreckin' Cru, and how N.W.A. formed. He talked about his most memorable stories and moments with Eazy-E. He got into the Straight Outta Compton movie and that it was 70% truthful. ...

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Thank you to Florida and LA's own Symphani Soto for coming on my show for an interview! Symphani talked about her new album Under the Sun, bringing back the early 2000s vibes with Eric Bellinger on her new song Just a Moment, and being apart of Bizness Boi Music Group. She got into wanting to get into acting and doing voiceover work for Disney movies. She also discussed her experience of working on Khloe Kardashian's GOOD A...

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Thank you to the Princess of Compton Azjah for coming on my show for an interview! Azjah talked about her new album 1:03 AM, working with Snoop Dogg, and how she was supposed to be in the Straight Outta Compton movie. She got into wanting to be an actress and would want to play in a movie like Friday. She discussed her experience of being on tour with Mozzy and The Game getting in touch with her to possibly sign her awhile ago. She...

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Shoutout to my guy and Philadelphia's own King Shampz for coming on the show for an interview for the seventh independent artist interview of Independent Artist Hour Spotlight with DJ Mad Max! King Shampz talked about his start in rap in the Philadelphia underground hip-hop scene, his newest project Dawn of the Dead, and forming his own independent record label called Dead Wrong Records. He discussed the importance of building ...

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Shoutout to New Jersey's own and my guy HueGo for coming on the show for an interview for the sixth independent artist interview of Independent Artist Hour Spotlight with DJ Mad Max! HueGo talked about his brand new single Top of the Totem, how he will be releasing a new single each week for this month, and how he looks back on his debut project It's True Just Ask the Homies. He will be having a few performances this summer...

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Thank you to MSG Network's Bill Pidto for coming on my show for an interview! Bill discussed his experience at Cornell University, his start in sports broadcasting at WVBR in Ithaca, New York, and his time at ESPN. He talked about how social media has changed television broadcasts when it comes to reporting sports, his start at MSG Network, and the MSG 150. He gave his thoughts on Julius Randle's playoff performance, what t...

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Thank you goes out to Raina Simone for coming on my show for an interview! Raina talked about her upcoming debut album Old Soul, New Conscience, J. Cole being the main inspiration for her rap career, and her experience of attending Howard University. She talked about her start in music and learning how to be a producer as well as being from Harlem and New Jersey. We got into the importance of the messages in her music of speaking a...

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In this episode, we talked about the Nets' game 7 loss to the Bucks, the Bucks defeating the Hawks in game 2, and the Clippers getting their first win in game 3 vs. the Suns in the western conference finals. We covered the Mets and Yankees' on and off wins. I closed the show giving my reaction to the newly released Candyman and Halloween Kills movie trailers.

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Shoutout to Bridgeport, CT's own next up and coming emcee Showly for coming on my show for an interview! Showly talked about his start in rap, his BET Cypher, and his newest album Billion$. He got into his collaborations with Benny the Butcher and Tsu Surf. He spoke on the Connecticut Hip-Hop scene and why CT artists don't get the attention that they deserve. He mentioned that he is working on some music with the legendary ...

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Thank you to Brooklyn, NY's own Skyzoo for coming on my show for an interview! Skyzoo discussed his new album All the Brilliant Things, the gentrification that has been taking place in Brooklyn, gentrification in Hip-Hop, and his reaction to people calling his first album The Salvation a classic. He got into his well-known stories of when he could not go to a Ruff Ryders session with DMX, The Lox, and Eve when he was a teenager...

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In this episode, we gave our predictions for the Bucks vs. Nets game 7 tonight, recapped the Hawks' loss to the Sixers in Game 6 & the Clippers defeating the Jazz in Game 6, and gave updates on the latest NY Jets news. We talked about who the Knicks should trade for in the offseason and the NY Islanders being down 2-1 vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning in the playoffs. We also got into the Mets losing two games in a row and what t...

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Huge thank you to the legendary and iconic actor John Amos for coming on my show for an interview! John Amos talked about his early life of growing up in East Orange, New Jersey, attending Colorado State University, and his involvement in both the NFL & boxing. He got into getting into the acting show business, starting out as Gordy Howard on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, his most memorable moments on Good Times as James Evans, an...

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Big thank you to the remix king DJ Tedsmooth for coming on my show for an interview! Tedsmooth discussed his upcoming remix of Jay-Z's debut album Reasonable Doubt called Remixable Doubt, DJing The Fat Joe Show on Friday nights on Instagram Live, and producing F vs. J Intro on Fabolous & Jadakiss' Friday on Elm Street album. He got into his accolades of winning "Remixer of the Year" 3 years in a row at the Globa...

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In this episode, Tony opened the show talking about his reaction to seeing The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It. We discussed the Nets' game 3 loss to the Bucks, KD's supposed personal body guard breaking up the fight between him and PJ Tucker, and the results of the other 2nd round NBA playoff games. We also got into the Mets' success despite all of their injuries, Jacob deGrom reaching 100 strikeouts this season, ...

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Shoutout to Rocky Mount, North Carolina's own Donnie Visa for coming on the show for an interview for the fifth independent artist interview of Independent Artist Hour Spotlight with DJ Mad Max! Donnie Visa talked about his early life of growing up in Rocky Mount, the artists who inspired him, and creating his own independent label called Approved Way. He discussed the importance of networking and why Mezz Entertainment was the...

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