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Everyday Struggle: Weekly Edition

Hosts DJ Akademiks, Wayno, and Nadeska Alexis bring fans an in-depth look into the biggest stories in hip-hop with commentary, exclusive content, and a behind-the-scenes look at one of the biggest shows in rap. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Episode 14: Did Cardi Go Too Far with Nicki?

On this week hosts Nadeska, DJ Akademiks and Wayno get into the latest with Cardi B and Nicki Minaj, Eminem's surprise album and Drake and Meek Mill's reunion. Bonus segment: Wiz Khalifa defends his right to give his son a normal childhood. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 19mins

14 Sep 2018

Rank #1

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Episode 18: Is 6ix9ine Paying Homage to Hip Hop or Trolling?

On this week of Everyday Struggle, Nadeska, Wayno and DJ Akademiks speculate on Lil Baby and Gunna's new project 'Drip Harder,' 6ix9ine and NYC rap, BET Awards drama, and what it means when Drake says he doesn't want to overstay his welcome? Bonus segment: Does Travis Scott's 'Astroworld' deserve a Grammy? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

51mins

12 Oct 2018

Rank #2

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Episode 15: Did Eminem Give MGK Too Much Attention?

On this week Nadeska, DJ Akademiks and Wayno get into Eminem's diss track, 'Killshot,' talk with Curren$y about Ye's anticipated album 'Yandhi' and talk Atlanta rap and Young Thug with 6lack.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40mins

21 Sep 2018

Rank #3

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Episode 17: Should Ye Just Stick to Music?

Nadeska, DJ Akademiks and Wayno get into Lil Wayne's 'The Carter V,' Logic's ‘Young Sinatra 4,’ and discuss Kanye West's latest MAGA appearance with T.I. Bonus segment: Why can't UK rappers find commercial success in the US? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42mins

5 Oct 2018

Rank #4

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Episode 19: Drake vs. Pusha vs. Ye

On this week of Every Day Struggle, Nadeska, DJ Akademiks and Wayno get into Quavo's solo debut, more Drake vs. Pusha T beef, and Kanye's meeting with Donald Trump. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

50mins

19 Oct 2018

Rank #5

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Episode 16: Is Hip Hop Ready for an Openly Gay Rapper?

On this week of Every Day Struggle, Nadeska, DJ Akademiks and Wayno review Young Thug's EP 'On the Run;' talk the latest in the Nicki Minaj-Cardi B beef; rank 'Nothing was the Same' in the Drake discography, and answer a fan's question: is hip-hop ready to champion an openly gay rapper? Bonus segment: Will A$AP Rocky ever return to his prime after dropping 'Testing'? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40mins

28 Sep 2018

Rank #6

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Episode 13: Nick Cannon Speaks to Azealia Banks Wild n' Out

On this week Nadeska, DJ Akademiks and Wayno are joined by special guest Nick Cannon. They get into Birdman issuing an apology to Lil Wayne, Quavo and Azealia Banks' meltdown on the Wild 'n Out set. Bonus segment: Nick Cannon talks about his experience on the set of Spike Lee's 'Chi-raq.' See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

49mins

31 Aug 2018

Rank #7

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Episode 12: The Nicki Minaj Episode

On this week of Every Day Struggle, Nadeska, DJ Akademiks and Wayno get into the drama surrounding Nicki Minaj and Travis Scott, and review 'Slime Language,' from Young Thug. Bonus segment: who is the best contemporary hip hop duo? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43mins

24 Aug 2018

Rank #8

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Episode 11: Was Cardi B's Career Bought?

On this week of Every Day Struggle, Nadeksa, DJ Akademiks and Wayno get into the ugly rumors Nicki Minaj's ex-boyfriend, Safaree, spread about her. Bonus segment: Did Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's record label buy their career? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36mins

17 Aug 2018

Rank #9

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Episode 10: Our Dream Cypher Bracket

On this week's roundup Nadeska, DJ Akademiks, and Wayno review Travis Scott's new project 'Astroworld,' have a discussion with YG on Colin Kaepernick, and look back on Kanye West's 'Watch the Throne' which turned 7 this week.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41mins

10 Aug 2018

Rank #10