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.

Episodes

June 29, 2022 17 min

Shoutout to the underground comedy legend TK Kirkland for coming back on my show for an interview! TK talked about the recent mass shootings that have been occurring, why the news should stop reporting the shootings, and that AR-15's need to be banned. He discussed Al Hammond putting him on tour with acts such as: Keith Sweat, Teena Marie, and Bobby Brown and how those opportunities opened up the door for him to meet Eazy-E to ...

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Thank you to 2x Grammy Nominated R&B Singer and Songwriter Eric Roberson for coming on my show for an interview! Eric talked about his new album Lessons, his new book Lessons: 100 Thoughts on Life & Love, and when he started to believe that God was teaching him lessons at certain points of his life. He discussed his experience at Howard University's musical theater program, his deal with Warner Records and Island Record...

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In this episode, we discussed the 2022 NBA Draft results, the Knicks' horrific draft night yet again, and the Brooklyn Nets' future in question. We got into why the Knicks are clueless and why Jalen Brunson will not be a franchise changing player for the Knicks. We also talked about if Kyrie and KD leave that may lead to the Nets relocating again.

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Thank you to Compton, California and Atlanta's own Bambi aka The Bam for coming on my show for an interview! Bambi talked about her introduction to Hip-Hop, minoring in theater, and becoming an extra on the hit TV show Ugly Betty. She discussed meeting Lil Scrappy in ATL, why she kind of regrets doing Love & Hip Hop, and the difficulty of cameras filming what is going on in her personal life. She also got into what we can e...

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In this episode, we discussed the Golden State Warriors winning the 2021-2022 NBA Championship, the Nets, and why the Knicks need to make splash moves this summer. We talked about the Jets and Giants OTA camps and the what if scenario if Zach Wilson doesn't progress this year. We finished the show covering the Mets and Yankees having the best records in baseball right now.

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Big thank you to Brooklyn, New York's own Maino for coming on my show for an interview! Maino discussed the new Lobby Boyz album, his I slap box the devil at night reference on the Lobby Boyz Anthem, and when he formed a brotherhood with Jim Jones to create their duo. He talked about the personal stories he told on the song Project Baby off of The Lobby Boyz album, how DJ Kay Slay helped him early on in his career, and Cormega ...

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Big thank you to Miami, Florida's own Zoey Dollaz for coming on my show for an interview! Zoey talked about the significance of the title of his new Thank You For Doubting Me EP, signing a bad deal early on in his career, and his experience freestyling for Funk Flex. He discussed being inspired by New York Hip-Hop artists such as: Jay-Z, Lloyd Banks, Big L, AZ, and 50 Cent, his first interest being R&B, and working with Chr...

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Big thank you to Hip-Hop and R&B royalty CJ Wallace for coming on my show for an interview! CJ discussed carrying on his father, The Notorious B.I.G.'s legacy, portraying his father in his childhood in the 2009 Notorious biopic, and being interested in becoming a film director. He talked about today's Hip-Hop scene, Benny the Butcher adding 10 More Commandments to his father's classic song Ten Crack Commandments, an...

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Shoutout to Orlando, Florida's own Trappa Tray for coming on my show for an interview! Trappa Tray talked about launching his own label Trappa Gang Entertainment, his upcoming EP with Flood Da Block distributed by A&E, and his upcoming album Salute 2 the Streets, Vol. 3. He discussed being kicked out of his house by his mother when he was younger, struggling in Orlando, and the time when he felt like quitting and then found...

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Big thank you to NBA legend and author Muggsy Bogues for coming on my show for an interview! Muggsy talked about his new book Muggsy: My Life from a Kid in the Projects to The Godfather Of Small Ball, getting his first basketball at the age of 3, and the rec center in Baltimore being the beginning of his basketball career. He discussed being shot at 5 years old and how that changed his mindset for when he was bullied for being shor...

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Shoutout to Bridgeport, CT's own Lex Bubble for coming on my show for an interview! Lex talked about networking outside of Connecticut to make a name for himself, why Irv Gotti is a main influence to him, and his upcoming EP Back to Business. He discussed why he feels as though he is underrated and doesn't get brought up enough by other CT artists and why he feels as though CT will blow up in the music industry eventually. ...

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Shoutout to Rouyn-Noranda, Northwestern Quebec's own Zach Zoya for coming on my show for an interview! Zach discussed his upcoming No Love Is Ever Wasted EP, getting his start with 7ième Ciel, and signing with Universal Music Canada. He talked about the Black Lives Matter movement changing his perspective and seeing life through a different lens, being from a white town. He got into playing hockey and giving it up for a music c...

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Shoutout to Los Angeles' own Trilly for coming on my show for an interview! Trilly discussed his new single All Booty, working with Davido on their collaboration 1942, and putting together his own label Trillion Dollar Records. He talked about growing up with LJ who worked at Capitol Records and how a studio session in 2019 became the start of his career in Hip-Hop. He got into LA stamping artists once someone else stamps them ...

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Shoutout to Brooklyn, New York's own Willy Flee for coming on my show for an interview! Willy Flee discussed his early life of growing up in New York, playing basketball in high school, and receiving college invitations for their basketball teams. He talked about starting out with the name Pretty Boy J, why he changed his name to Willy Flee, and making the move to Florida. He got into opening for Juicy J, Travis Scott, Future, ...

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Thank you to Memphis’ own Fresco Trey for coming on my show for an interview! We opened the show discussing the tragic mass elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas yesterday and that this country needs strict gun control laws. Fresco discussed his new project Heartbreak Diaries, signing to Warner Records, and working with Vory. He talked about his father being his manager, having a close relationship with Penny Hardaway, and Po...

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Shoutout to Iowa and Illinois' own Cordova for coming on my show for an interview! Cordova talked about his early life of growing up in Iowa, wanting to put Iowa on the map for Hip-Hop, and building his own independent label Blue Strips Ent. He discussed his experience of working with Boosie Badazz on their song Passion, collaborating with Lil Gotit, and opening up for Lil Durk. He also got into why college isn't worth it f...

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Big thank you to Source Award and NAACP Image Award winning, film directing, producing, and screenwriting duo Coodie & Chike for coming on my show for an interview! Coodie & Chike discussed the success and reception of their Jeen-Yuhs Kanye West Netflix documentary. They got into earning Kanye's trust in order to release this documentary, starting to document his story when Hoop Dreams released, and putting his Through ...

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In this episode, we discussed the 2022 NBA Playoffs, the Warriors leading against the Mavericks 2-0, and the Celtics and Heat series coming down to who is going to be durable for the rest of the series. We talked about the NY Rangers' game 2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. We also got into the controversial fight between the Yankees' Josh Donaldson and the White Sox's Tim Anderson. We closed the show out talking about ...

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Thank you to Toronto, Canada's own Patrik Kabongo for coming on my show for an interview! Patrik talked about his new single Limelight that is dropping this Monday, using this song to shed light on Black identity for males in the music industry, and how this song will impact his artistry to come. He got into being the CEO of and creating his own label X10 Entertainment. He spoke about the artist from Canada that inspired him an...

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Shoutout to Ghanaian-American R&B singer Lesléy for coming on my show for an interview! Lesléy talked about growing up in Ghana, moving to Seattle, Washington, and when his journey as a singer began. He got into changing his name Kevin Pfeifer to Lesléy this year, the obstacles that he has faced thus far trying to break through the industry with his music, and his newest Good Things Take Time EP. He announced that he is current...

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