The boy strikes again! Drake appears to be spotted on a date at Dodger's Stadium which sends the internet in a frenzy. Joe and the guys debate if this is apart of a rollout or was Drake and his date caught slipping (15:50). Snoh Aalegra returns with her new album; compelling Joe to share his love for her music and showing appreciation for the current songstresses in R&B (33:45), including a Mariah the Scientist lyric breakdown (45:10). Juvenile and Mannie Fresh encourage people to get vaccinated by remaking a classic song (59:15) and Wale taking a break from social media due to health concerns (1:32:10). Also, the crew discuss if Wendy Williams 'run' as a prominent TV host is over (1:41:45), the NBA Finals (1:47:50) and MORE!
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Joe | Mariah The Scientist - “Revenge”
Ice | Big Moochie Grape - “Anthony Davis”
Parks | Styles P - “Fade Away” (Ft. Yemi Sauce)
Ish | Chris Classic - “5 Carats For Tyanna”
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Episode 472 | "The Verzuz-Cast"
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Episode 470 | "The Sound Cabin"
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Episode 468 | "I Thought We Had Him"
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