This week, Gobe, Gi (Raval Lavar) and Brytnie Devon open the episode by sharing who they would like to see in an IG Verzuz Battle. Lil Wayne vs. T.I., Chris Brown vs. Usher, and more. Who would you be interested in seeing go toe-to-toe in a battle? We also share thoughts on the critically-acclaimed battles Jill Scott vs. Erykah Badu and Johnta Austin vs. NeYo. With a light music docket, we briefly discuss "High Off Life" x Future, "Temperature Rising" (Single) x Tory Lanez, and "Do It" (single) x Chloe x Halle. As a conversation topic, we define and discuss industry plants from Bryson Tiller to Lil Nas X to Destiny's Child? As always, give us your three cents.
Gobe, Gi (Raval Lavar) and Brytnie Devon RETURN celebrating Doja Cat, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce and Megan thee Stallion for making US chart history by being the first collaborations between two female rappers that have captured the two top spots on the Billboard charts. We review albums "Dark Lane Demo Tapes" x Drake, "Slime & B" x Chris Brown & Young Thug, and "It Was Good Until It Wasn't" x Kehlani. Is Kehlani's album the best R&B project this year so far? What were some of your favorite tracks off these projects? We transition and revisit Coachella, a previous discussion topic on an earlier episode. In light of CoronaVirus and cancellation of the festival - Will this line-up remain the same when it returns? Have some artists missed their opportunity? In the future, what changes should the festival make to ensure everyone's safety? We share our thoughts. As a wrap up, we list albums that we've been listing to in quarantine and briefly touch on the IG Verzuz battles. As always, give us your three cents.
Lyric of the Week:
Don Julio made me a fool for you
And now I might hit your phone up with that ra-ra-ra
Missin' my da-da-da, missin' that ah-ah-ah
- "Toxic" x Kehlani
Gobe, Gi (Raval Lavar) and Brytnie Devon open the episode by discussing Da Baby’s latest incident in the news. They share their thoughts about what happened and Da Baby’s reaction. Was it extreme? They transition into reviewing “Suga” x Megan Thee Stallion, “Eternal Atake” x Lil Uzi Vert, and “Chilombo” x Jhene Aiko. Which album did you like best? They share the results of last week’s poll and have an intense conversation about the impact of the 2013 song “Control” x Big Sean. Since Kendrick’s infamous verse, did the artist he called out accept the challenge and release their best projects?
“Naked Silhouettes” x Ohana Bam
Lyric of the Week:
“Tell me whatcha say now?/Tell me whatcha say/Come again?
If you cannot stay down/Then you do not have to pretend/
Like there is no way out/ I shoulda never let you in/
‘Cause you got me face down”
-“The Worst” x Jhene Aiko
Gobe, Gi (Raval Lavar) and Brytnie Devon return with a loaded episode. To begin, they discuss their introductions to Drake, Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole’s musical catalog. They share some of their favorite songs by each artist. Who is the best out of the three rappers? Is “DAMN” deeper than “To Pimp A Butterfly”? They also share thoughts on the single “SPLITDECISION” x PND. They transition into reviewing “My Turn” x Lil Baby and singles “Chicago Freestyle” & “When to Say When” x Drake. As a conversation topic, we share our thoughts about mental health in the music industry, as well as Meg the Stallion’s contract troubles. As always give us your three cents.
Synthetic Soul x Chiiild, Sinthesize x Terrace Martin
Lyric of the Week:
“Now, in a perfect world, I probably won’t be insensitive/Cold as December, but never remember what winter did/I wouldn’t blame you for mistakes I made or the bed I laid/Seems like I point the finger just to make a point, nowadays.” - Pride x Kendrick Lamar
This week, 3 for a Dolla podcast is joined by special guest @itsDJGB. We recap Pardi Gras 4’s (@weliketopardi) week of events and Lari Pati (@laripatidotcom) where DJ GB was a featured DJ in the lineup. We discuss “Trap Soul” x Bryson Tiller and briefly touch on “Got it Made” x Kamaiyah. Did Bryson pave the way for the “Trap Soul” sound? Is Bryson’s sophomore album a disappointment? DJ GB shares his upcoming projects and shows and drops gems on the differences between the world wide reception of Hiphop versus R&B. As always, give us your three cents!
Gobe, Raval Lavar , and Brytnie Devon are back to review "Hopeless Romantic' by Tink and "The Slow Rush" by Tame Impala. The Reviews are followed by a fruitful discussion about the career of Lil wayne and if Birdman was really looking out for him by not letting him drop the "Carter 5". Finally we close with Quentin Miller's IG rant about "If your reading this its too late" and if we think it was warranted or not. As always give your 3 cents and enjoy!
Gobe, Gi (Raval Lavar), and Brytnie Devon return and recap this week’s news including Ari Lennox’s apology to Gayle King and Oprah and Jussie Smollet’s indictment. We also build our personal Olympic choir team with artists such as: Kelly Price, Beyoncé, and Ariana Grande. Who would you add or take away? We transition into reviewing the following albums: “Fuck the World” x Brent Faiyaz, “Black Habits” x D Smoke, and “The Price of Tea in China” x Boldy James. Lastly, we discuss Billie Eilish’s comments regarding storytelling and cap in today’s music and we share a heated response from an artist! Did Billie have a point? As always, give us your 3 cents!
Part 2 of the 3foradolla Top albums of 2019 recap is here! Gobe, Raval Lavar, and Brytnie Devon attempt to set aside their difference and create a combined 3foradolla Top Ten albums of 2019 list. This is easier said than done as everyone has vastly different individual lists. Tune in to hear the process and the bicker and of course as always give us your 3 cents.
This week, Gobe, Gi (Raval Lavar), Brytnie Devon discuss Ebro’s from Hot97 latest comment on Eminem’s work ethic. Did he have a point? Is Eminem still one of the greatest of all time? They also recap 2019’s albums and reveal their individual Top 20 Albums of 2019 lists. As they discuss, they share their process of creating the lists and narrowing down albums. Common albums between the three include: “Wow...That’s Crazy” x Wale, “Chasing Summer” x SiR, and “Revenge of the Dreamers III” x Dreamville. We also express a sincere R.I.P to Kobe Bryant and GiGi Bryant. We send love and light to his family and fans. As always, give us your three cents.
3 for a Dolla podcast is joined this week by Murdock (IG & Twitter: @amurdock_ii) and Bintou (IG: @binnyyy_). We discuss the newly released music video, “Life is Good” x Future and Drake. We also give an in-depth review of J.Cole’s sophomore album released in 2013, “Born Sinner”. Is “Born Sinner” J.Cole’s best album? Is it a classic? Lastly, we dive into Murdock’s mixtape “Process towards Progress” and discuss making the mixtape, his gift of motivational speaking, and his career path of being a lawyer. As always, give us your three cents.