Ice T: Final Level (Ice-T)

This week on the Final Level podcast with Ice T and Mick Benzo, Ice and Mick are joined by "It's Murda"..Ja Rule!!! The OGs talk the Super Bowl, Ja Rule's reality show 'Follow the Rules", lessons his grandfather taught him, lessons he learned from his stint in prison and hip hop beginnings of the Queens, NY artist.

Music used In this Episode: Ice-T - "I Ain't New Ta This" Ice-T - "Thats How I'm Livin'

Direct download: Final_Level_Ja_Rule_Interview_.mp3
Category:Ice-T -- posted at: 3:29pm EDT

This week on the Final Level podcast with Ice T and Mick Benzo welcome The Kangol Kid of UTFO. He talks the origin of his name, the formation of UTFO, how the track "Roxanne, Roxanne" started the first hip-hop dis war and his work for breast cancer research.

Music used In this Episode: Ice-T- "Pulse Of The Rhyme", Ice-T - "I Ain't New Ta This" Ice-T - "Thats How I'm Livin'"

Direct download: Ice_T_Final_Level_Kangol_Kid_Interview_ver_1.mp3
Category:Ice-T -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

This week on the Final Level podcast with Ice T and Mick Benzo, We hear part 2 of some of the best interviews by Ice and Mick of 2015. Listen to some great conversations with Busta Rhymes, Raekwon, Scarface, Alex "Super AJ" Jordanov, Busy Bee, Grandmaster Caz, Treach from Naughty By Nature, Ice's wife, Coco and a conversation about Dungeons and Dragons.

 

 Music used In this Episode:  "I Ain't New Ta This" Ice-T - "Thats How I'm Livin'" and dungeons and dragons "Troubled Times"

Direct download: Final_Level_Best_of_part_2_2015_ver_1.mp3
Category:Ice-T -- posted at: 2:00am EDT

This week on the Final Level podcast with Ice T and Mick Benzo, Ice and Mick are joined by Sal Abbatiello who owned and operated of the legendary Bronx hip-hop club the Disco Fever. Sal discusses the origins of the club, bringing hip hop from the streets into the club and the first time he saw a DJ grab a microphone and rhyme over it at a club. He tells the crew "It was like Moses...I saw the energy was way more powerful then when the DJ was just mixing the records because he, with the mic, can bring the crowd to a level they could never get which was the DJ mixing."

 

Music used In this Episode: Ice-T - "I Ain't New Ta This" Ice-T - "Thats How I'm Livin'

Direct download: Final_Level_Podcast_ep_Sal_Abbatiello_ver_1.mp3
Category:Ice-T -- posted at: 8:05pm EDT

This week on the Final Level podcast with Ice T and Mick Benzo, Ice and Mick are joined by KRS- One and Crazy Legs. The Teacha and Rock Steady Crew B-Boy discuss Hip-Hop as a crazy family, the art of negotiating a business deal, the Zulu Nation Anniversary and why KRS does not want to be inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame.

Music used In this Episode: Ice-T - "I Ain't New Ta This"  Ice-T - "Thats How I'm Livin'

Direct download: Ice_T_Final_Level_Podcast_ep_KRs_and_Crazy_legs_ver_1.mp3
Category:Ice-T -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

This week on the Final Level podcast with Ice T and Mick Benzo, Ice and Mick talk to living legendary producer Marley Marl. Marl talks about the origins of himself, making his first real record and the original purpose of the classic, The Bridge.

Music used In this Episode: Ice-T - "I Ain't New Ta This" Ice-T - "Thats How I'm Livin' Ice-T - "6'n the morning ' Ice-T - 'Pulse of the Rhyme"

Direct download: Ice_T_Final_Level_Podcast_ep_Marley_Marl_ver_1.mp3
Category:Ice-T -- posted at: 9:11am EDT

This week on the Final Level podcast with Ice T and Mick Benzo, Ice and Mick chop it up with the Father of the hip hop Video, founder of Video Music box, the great Ralph McDaniels and legendary producer and manager, La Vaba. The Quartet talk history of the hip hop music video, the preservation of the culture through videos and why if you need footage of an artist you would have better luck asking Uncle Ralph than a record label.

Music used In this Episode: Ice-T - "I Ain't New Ta This" Ice-T - "Thats How I'm Livin'

Direct download: Ice_T_Final_Level_Podcast_ep_Ralph_McDaniels.mp3
Category:Ice-T -- posted at: 10:34am EDT

In this episode Ice T and Mick Benzo talk to Pimpin Ken. They discuss whether Donald Trump would make a better pimp then a president, Janet Jackson and Pimpin Ken's journey from being a pimp to a best selling author.

And since Ice is now a proud owner of a I O Hawk Board, Ice and Mick are joined by Latiff from I O Hawk to discuss the logistics of riding one of these devices.

Music used In this Episode: Ice-T - "I Ain't New Ta This" Ice-T - "Thats How I'm Livin' Ice-T- 6 'N The Mornin'

Direct download: Ice-T_Final_Level_Ep_39_Pimpin_Ken_ver_1.mp3
Category:Ice-T -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

This Episode Features:

Smoothe da Hustler, Paul F. Tompkins and Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed)

Ice-T and Mick Benzo are joined by Smoothe da Hustler for a discussion on Coco's REAL butt, advice for Justin Beiber, racism in online gaming, the transition from the streets to the music industry and MLK Day. The gang also unveils the clip of Rocwell, an Ice-T impersonator, prank calling Paul F. Tompkins (a well known comedian who regularly does Ice-T impressions) as Ice.  

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Direct download: January_21st_2014_Ice_T_Final_Level_Podcast_Final.mp3
Category:Ice-T -- posted at: 3:24am EDT

Ice-T and Mick Benzo set off their first podcast right by discussing gymnastics, Ice's love for Brad Pitt, Ice's thoughts on the next generation gaming consoles, their thoughts on gossipers, and behind the scenes scoops of Law & Order: SVU. The gang also take calls from listeners and discuss everything from what it means to be a sellout to Ice's secret meeting with Simon Cowell.

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Direct download: January_7_2014_Ice-T_Final_Level_Podcast_Final.mp3
Category:Ice-T -- posted at: 3:23am EDT

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