#13: Don’t call it a comeback

They fell off, they came back harder. This episode looks at artists whose careers took a turn and celebrates their triumphant return to form/status/notoriety.

In this episode, we try to look beyond the typical examples of Nas, Common and Dr Dre, and focus on some less obvious examples. We hope you enjoy it.

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#12: Second hand love – hidden gems

Remember when you heard that one track, and immediately rushed out to get the album? (Or set about saving your pennies in order to buy it). Well this isn’t an episode about that track. No, this is about the hidden gold on those albums.
First of all, you listen to the big track on repeat until you know every word, you feel every drum beat, and absorb each sample. Then you start exploring the rest of the album, and after a few listens, other tracks catch your attention. As you listen more, you are drawn in, until you realise that it soon becomes your favourite track on the album.

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#11 – ‘Tis not the season to diss content

Apologies for getting all ‘Bardic’ with you. In this episode we follow on to a twitter conversation, where someone claimed Summertime by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince was the ultimate summer hip hop track. Others (Dart Adams, et al.) said Fight the Power by Public Enemy was the epitome of Summer.

In this episode, we take a step back, and make some suggestions for the most apt track for each of the four seasons.

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#9: Starting blocks

Open the wrapping, insert the disc into your CD player, and press play. This episode looks at albums that hit hard from Track 1.

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