The Culture

Jeff and Anthony

The Culture is a carefully curated weekly podcast. It has everything you need for an edgy and thought provoking show with diverse representation, lots of gritty references, and panelists who are just as unfiltered and opinionated. Hosted by Jeff DeLaRosa and Anthony Austin, this show is anything but basic.

Not only a musical genre, Hip Hop is a way of life and this show is the conversational embodiment and representation of such. Inspiring, motivating, entertaining, and empowering people from all walks of life as we showcase a variety of perspectives in Hip Hop and the culture surrounding it.

Be part of the culture and gain a new experience through engaging conversation and raw content that you won't find anywhere else. From discussions on Hip Hop news, to compelling and provocative newsworthy guests, this is a must listen. This is a podcast inspired by and for our culture!

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Roe v. Wade, America v. Women
Jun 27 2022
Roe v. Wade, America v. Women
The Culture celebrates its milestone 100th episode. We hear from past guests, catch up on trending topics, and have the abortion conversation on the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. With special guests Mikey-She and his wife Rinne from the Mikey and Rinne Eat In Podcast. Thank you for following us for 100 episodes. Stay tuned for the next 100!Topics Discussed:Reaching 100 episodesThe Golden State WarriorsThe Brooklyn Nets falling apartNew musicDrakeIs Eminem racist?Gay NBA execWho's the closest thing to Michael Jackson?Roe v. Wade overturned by Supreme CourtAbortion laws and women's rightsSpecial Guests: Mikey and RinneReferenced Links:Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ending right to abortion upheld for decades : NPR'My goal is to normalize' - Phoenix Suns basketball operations executive announces he is gay (espn.com)Where Can I Get an Abortion? | U.S. Abortion Clinic Locator (abortionfinder.org)Keep Our Clinics | Abortion NetworkPlanned Parenthood | Official SiteFun. Food. Podcast. | Mikey and Rinne Eat InWebsite and Blog:The Culture PodcastSocial Media:FacebookTwitterTikTokPinterestSponsors and Affiliates:The Age Old Question: A Podcast for Music FansThe Age Old Question is a podcast for the music fan who has ever debated music's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify AG1 Athletic Greens Comprehensive and Convenient Daily Nutrition. FREE ONE YEAR SUPPLY OF VITAMIN D + 5 TRAVEL PACKS!Buy us a Beer! Like our show? Go ahead and buy us a coffee....Or a Beer!Support the show
The Heart Part 5
May 16 2022
The Heart Part 5
Ant rants about frozen burgers and pancakes, Jeff rants about Generation Z and another racially motivated mass shooting. Also, the guys review Kendrick Lamar's new album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers.Topics Discussed:Pancakes vs. WafflesBuffalo shooting - White teen targets Blacks in mass shooting and writes a manifestoJack Harlow didn't know that Brandy and Ray-J were siblingsJeff upset at Gen-ZDoes the Gen-Z generation disregard everything that came before them?Did anybody watch the Cypress Hill and Onyx Verzuz battle? Did anybody care?Lil Wayne calls Missy Elliot his favorite rapper of all time and Jeff calls it blasphemousKendrick's new music video and song - The Heart Part 5Kendrick Lamar's new album Mr. Morale & The Big SteppersFeatured Song:The Heart Part 5 - Kendrick LamarReferenced Links:Buffalo shooting: Mass shooting at supermarket was a racist hate crime, police say - CNNJack Harlow Had No Idea Ray J and Brandy Are Siblings, Finds Out Live on Air (tmz.com)Kendrick Lamar Becomes 'All of Us' in Stunning Video for 'The Heart Part 5' (jezebel.com)Join the Culture Crew and become a Patron to enjoy exclusive content!Website:The CultureBlog:The Culture Blog | The CultureSocial Media:The Culture | FacebookJeff De La Rosa (Creator / Host of “The Culture”) (@delarosaelite) / TwitterThe Culture (@delarosaelite) TikTok | Watch The Culture's Newest TikTok VideosThe Culture (delarosaelite) - Profile | PinterestThe Culture (@theculturepodcast2020) • Instagram photos and videosSponsors and Affiliates:The Age Old Question: A Podcast for Music FansThe Age Old Question is a podcast for the music fan who has ever debated music's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify AG1 Athletic Greens Comprehensive and Convenient Daily Nutrition. FREE ONE YEAR SUPPLY OF VITAMIN D + 5 TRAVEL PACKS!Buy us a Beer! Like our show? Go ahead and buy us a coffee....Or a Beer!Support the show
Dear Mama
May 9 2022
Dear Mama
In this Mother's Day episode, Anthony says Antonio Brown does not speak for the Black community after his remarks about Colin Kaepernick. Eminem gets inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Anthony is upset about it. Dave Chappelle gets attacked and it is probably Will Smith's fault. Also, the rap Mount Rushmore debate and Jeff has a new Ghetto Word of the week.Topics Discussed:Rap Mount RushmoreMethod Man's new Meth Lab 3 albumAntonio Brown's Colin Kaepernick commentsEminem inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of FameWhy is Em inducted before his mentor?Cypress Hill Verzuz OnyxKevin SamuelsDave Chappelle gets attacked on stageNew Black Star album on LuminaryIs Colin Kaepernick a sell out for getting his bag?Featured Song:Dear Mama - 2PacGhetto Word of the Week: CapUrban Dictionary: capReferenced Links:My Mixtapez on Twitter: "Antonio Brown says they don’t feel bad about Colin Kaepernick not being able to play in the NFL because he “Took the deal” and says he was trash on the field 👀 🎥: @NajiChill / TwitterDave Chappelle attacked onstage by armed man while performing at L.A.'s Hollywood Bowl - CBS NewsEminem Breaks His Silence On Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction In Weirdest Way Possible (unilad.co.uk)Website:The CultureBlog:The Culture Blog | The CultureSocial Media:The Culture | FacebookJeff De La Rosa (Creator / Host of “The Culture”) (@delarosaelite) / TwitterThe Culture (@delarosaelite) TikTok | Watch The Culture's Newest TikTok VideosThe Culture (delarosaelite) - Profile | PinterestThe Age Old Question: A Podcast for Music FansThe Age Old Question is a podcast for the music fan who has ever debated music's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify AG1 Athletic Greens Comprehensive and Convenient Daily Nutrition. FREE ONE YEAR SUPPLY OF VITAMIN D + 5 TRAVEL PACKS!Audible get a 30-day trial and an audio book absolutely FREE!Buy us a Beer! Like our show? Go ahead and buy us a coffee....Or a Beer!Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
Hip Hop and Food
Apr 25 2022
Hip Hop and Food
History is made as The Culture collaborates with the Mikey & Rinne Eat In podcast for a simulcast episode to discuss Hip Hop and food and food in Hip Hop. Hip Hop in food and food and Hip Hop. The best food lyrics in rap history, why are rappers obsessed with spaghetti, and what exactly was Biggie referring to when he mentioned Welch's grape? Topics Discussed:Happy 4/20R.I.P DJ Kay SlayFood in Hip Hop lyricsSpaghetti rapsMedieval Times and the best tomato bisque soup of all time (according to Jeff)A breakdown of Biggie's go to; T-bone steak, cheese, eggs, and Welch's grapeWomen described as sweet, delicious treatsAction Bronson's food lyricsEating placentasLL Cool J's lipsGo check out Mikey and Rinne's podcast wherever you listen to podcastsFeatured Songs:Good Times (I Get High) - Styles PBig Poppa - The Notorious B.I.GReferenced Links:Fun. Food. Podcast. | Mikey and Rinne Eat In#GrapeGate: An Old Lyric Inspires Renewed Debate (forbes.com)DJ Kay Slay Dies Following Battle With COVID-19 – VIBE.comWebsite:The CultureBlog:The Culture Blog | The CultureSocial Media:The Culture | FacebookJeff De La Rosa (Creator / Host of “The Culture”) (@delarosaelite) / TwitterTikTokThe Culture (delarosaelite) - Profile | PinterestThe Culture (@theculturepodcast2020) • Instagram photos and videosSponsors and Affiliates:The Age Old Question: A Podcast for Music FansThe Age Old Question is a podcast for the music fan who has ever debated music's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify Audible get a 30-day trial and an audio book absolutely FREE!Buy us a Beer! Like our show? Go ahead and buy us a coffee....Or a Beer!Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
The Convo
Apr 18 2022
The Convo
The world is going mad, between more killings at the hands of police, the Brooklyn train station shooting, and Elon Musk trying to buy Twitter. Also, Anthony conducts an interview with a special anonymous guest.Topics Discussed:Brooklyn train shootingThe killing of Patrick LyoyaElon Musk buying TwitterWhite mass shootings vs. Black mass shootingsWhy are cops quick to draw a gun even in unwarranted situations?The Convo (Anthony interviews a special guest)Featured Song: The Convo - DMXReferenced Links:What was Patrick Lyoya's criminal history? (thesun.co.uk)Civil rights attorney Ben Crump to address Patrick Lyoya’s fatal shooting by Grand Rapids police officer - mlive.com23 Injured in Subway Shooting - The New York Times (nytimes.com)Jeff's Book:Keepin' It Real, Always: inside the mind of Elite by Jeffrey DeLaRosa, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com)Website:The CultureBlog:The Culture Blog | The CultureSocial Media:The Culture | FacebookJeff De La Rosa (Creator / Host of “The Culture”) (@delarosaelite) / TwitterThe Culture (@delarosaelite) TikTok | Watch The Culture's Newest TikTok VideosThe Culture (delarosaelite) - Profile | PinterestThe Culture (@theculturepodcast2020) • Instagram photos and videosSponsors and Affiliates:The Age Old Question: A Podcast for Music FansThe Age Old Question is a podcast for the music fan who has ever debated music's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify Audible get a 30-day trial and an audio book absolutely FREE!Buy us a Beer! Like our show? Go ahead and buy us a coffee....Or a Beer!Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
Nuthin' But A G Thang
Apr 11 2022
Nuthin' But A G Thang
In this episode Jeff and Ant talk about the Oscar's fallout, racism, Dwayne Haskins untimely death, an all-new ghetto word of the week and much more!Topics Discussed:NFL QB Dwayne Haskins untimely deathGil Brandt insensitive commentsWill Smith suspended from the AcademyThe Game diss track towards Eminem?Tyler the Creator beats out Nas for GrammyWill today's music stand the test of time? Jeff doesn't think soBeing color brave instead of color blind when it comes to diversityRich vs. wealthAre the Yeezy shoes the most comfortable?Ghetto Word of the WeekIs That Racist?Bonus - Angel and Daddy beat box challengeGhetto Word of the Week: FireUrban Dictionary: FireReferenced Links:Dwayne Haskins death: NFL analyst apologizes after saying quarterback might be alive if he 'stayed in school' | Fox NewsAdam Schefter Gets Rightfully Ripped For Since-Deleted Dwayne Haskins Tweet (nesn.com)Black Virginia high school teacher sues tenth grade student who left banana in classroom doorway for months | The IndependentWebsite:The CultureSocial Media:The Culture | FacebookJeff De La Rosa (Creator / Host of “The Culture”) (@delarosaelite) / TwitterThe Culture (@delarosaelite) TikTok | Watch The Culture's Newest TikTok VideosThe Culture (delarosaelite) - Profile | PinterestThe Culture (@theculturepodcast2020) • Instagram photos and videosThe Age Old Question: A Podcast for Music FansThe Age Old Question is a podcast for the music fan who has ever debated music's...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify Support the show
The Slap Heard Round the World
Apr 4 2022
The Slap Heard Round the World
Will Smith slaps Chris Rock at the Oscars! The guys break down the slap heard round the world and discuss its significance, ramifications and impact on pop culture and society as a whole. Topics Discussed:Will Smith slaps Chris RockThe sensitizing of societyIs comedy dead now?Can we tell people the truth anymore?Is August Alsina to blame for all of this?Quest love robbed of his momentWill PackerWill Smith resigns from the academyWas this a bad day for black people?Should Chris Rock apologize?Jeff says Will Smith's actions are inexcusable, but shouldn't define or take away from an otherwise stellar and model careerReferenced Links:Shannon Sharp goes off on Will SmithWill Smith Resigns From Academy, Will Accept Further Consequences: ‘I Am Heartbroken’ (thewrap.com)Website: The CultureSocial Media:The Culture | FacebookJeff De La Rosa (Creator / Host of “The Culture”) (@delarosaelite) / TwitterThe Culture (@delarosaelite) TikTok | Watch The Culture's Newest TikTok VideosThe Culture (delarosaelite) - Profile | PinterestThe Culture (@theculturepodcast2020) • Instagram photos and videosSponsors and Affiliates: Hydronique Hydration Unique nutrient-rich hydration formula that's backed by science. Drink your vitaminsAudible get a 30-day trial and an audio book absolutely FREE!Squadcast Record studio-quality podcasts from anywhere. Start a free trial Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
The Fallout From the Lia Thomas Situation
Mar 28 2022
The Fallout From the Lia Thomas Situation
In this episode the guys tackle a very polarizing topic in light of the Lia Thomas controversy, should transgendered athletes be allowed to participate in women competitions? A very sensitive subject that should and needs to be discussed, respectfully. Topics Discussed:Lia ThomasIs it fair for transgendered to compete against women?Rachel LevineNyla RoseCaster SemenyaLaila AliBacklash towards transgendered women receiving awardsReferenced Links:#greenscreen This conversation is just starting to heat up #lesbiansoftiktok #lgbt🌈 #gaytok #transgender #transwoman #transNCAA Swimmer Who Finished Behind Lia Thomas Releases Statement (thespun.com)Twitter suspends Babylon Bee over Rachel Levine 'Man of the Year' title (nypost.com)Gender identity: Is it a mental disorder? | HCA VirginiaWebsite:The CultureSocial Media:The Culture | FacebookJeff De La Rosa (Creator / Host of “The Culture”) (@delarosaelite) / TwitterThe Culture (@delarosaelite) TikTok | Watch The Culture's Newest TikTok VideosThe Culture (delarosaelite) - Profile | PinterestThe Culture (@theculturepodcast2020) • Instagram photos and videosSponsors and Affiliates: Hydronique Hydration Unique nutrient-rich hydration formula that's backed by science. Drink your vitaminsAudible get a 30-day trial and an audio book absolutely FREE!Buy us a Beer! Like our show? Go ahead and buy us a coffee....Or a Beer!Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show