The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory & Mal
About this podcast
Tune into Joe Budden and his friends Rory & Mal and follow along the crazy adventures of these very random friends.
About this podcast
Tune into Joe Budden and his friends Rory & Mal and follow along the crazy adventures of these very random friends.
The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory & Mal
Episode 430 | "The Hand Ambassador"
On this episode: Joe and the guys remember DMX and his legacy (11:15). They dive into new music (34:20), Hailey Bieber receiving backlash for being rude at a restaurant (55:40), and Joe being the ultimate wingman (1:08:30). Clubhouse takes a dip (1:22:00), Joe gives an update with Rory (1:44:00), and Lil Mama tries to apologize to Jay-Z and Alicia Keys for interrupting their 2009 VMA’s performance (1:47:55). Tyga’s OnlyFans (2:10:00), Snowfall recap **SPOILER ALERT** (2:21:35), Prince Philip (3:05:20), Philip Adams’ massacre (3:07:00), Diddy’s letter to corporate America (3:10:00), and MORE! Sleeper Picks Joe | DMX - “Let Em Fly” Parks | Onyx - “Shut Em Down” (Ft. DMX) Ish | Jay-Z - “Murdergram” (Ft. DMX & Ja Rule) Ice | Ruff Ryders - “Scenario 2000” Emanny | Donny Hathaway - “A Song For You”
JBP Patreon Bonus: “Fathering Friends”
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Episode 429 | "Star of The Train"
Joe and the guys kick off Episode 429 with prayers for DMX (10:50). They recap the Isley Brothers/Earth, Wind & Fire Verzuz battle (16:45) and the controversy surrounding playing R. Kelly records (19:30). Paul Pierce was fired from ESPN over adult entertainment on Instagram Live (35:40), LaMelo Ball was spotted with Teanna Trump (51:50), and Kodak Black’s security guard was injured in a Tallahassee shooting (58:00). Cassidy vs. Hitman Holla (1:46:44), YG’s anti-Asian lyrics removed (1:52:00), Megan Thee Stallion shoots her shot at Yung Miami (2:10:55), Godzilla vs. Kong (2:22:20), and more! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden Sleeper Picks Joe | Playboy - “Pussy Fairy R & b Freestyle” Ice | Spinabenz - “Who I Smoke” (Ft. Whoppa Wit Da Choppa, Yungeen Ace & FastMoney Goon) Ish | Young Jeezy - “Go Crazy” (Ft. Jay-Z) Parks | Trev Rich - “24-8”
Episode 428 | "Keeping Up With the Joneses"
On this episode: Joe and the guys discuss Summer Walker welcoming her new daughter, Bubble Gum (11:27), Coi Leary receiving body-shaming backlash for her promo video (18:00), and prom with Trey Budden (29:45). Freddie Gibbs calls into the JBP (46:20), Bhad Bhabie joins OnlyFans (54:00), and Lil Uzi & Yung Miami get into a heated argument on Instagram live (1:19:00). New York and New Jersey legalize recreational marijuana (1:24:00), a Remy Ma phone call (2:06:30), Snowfall recapped (2:12:00), Chet Hanks (2:22:05), and MORE! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden Sleeper Picks: Joe | Nas - “You’re Da Man” Ish | Jay-Z - “Blueprint 2” Parks | Keith Murray - “The Most Beautifullest In The World” Ice | Bankroll Freddie - “Add It Up”
Episode 427 | "Straightened Out" (feat. Steve Stoute)
On this episode: Joe and the guys discuss Saweetie and Quavo’s relationship issues (28:10) as well as the rumors stating that Justin Laboy was jumped. Three more women accuse Houston Texans QB, Deshaun Watson, of sexual assault (44:42), and the guys speak to holding everyone accountable, including Governor Cuomo (53:40). Foogiano sends a threat to Trey Songz from jail for posting his girlfriend (59:50), Lil Nas X is being sued by Nike (1:12:50), and Jeezy’s ex-manager says he’s lost all street credibility after making peace with Gucci Mane (1:51:25). Entrepreneur, music, and advertising executive, Steve Stoute, joins the JBP to discuss his early beginnings (2:04:00), advertising ventures (2:10:00), UnitedMasters distribution (2:16:25) and more! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden Sleeper Picks Joe | Vanessa Williams - “Work To Do” Parks | Rod Wave - “Pillz & Billz” Ice | Ralo - “Fame” (Ft. Derez De’Shon) Ish | Mase - “Cheat on You” (Ft. Lil’ Cease & Jay-Z)
Episode 426 | "Internet Executives"
On this episode: Joe discusses the internet backlash the pod has received (10:58), what he has tried to respect (12:52), how he talks to people (43:15), and not knowing how to let go (57:02). The guys review new music releases (1:08:10) including Rod Wave, Vic Mensa, Gallant (1:14:15), and Elhae feat. Masego (1:23:55) and ask if hip hop is unconventional (1:29:32). They recap Cassidy vs. Hitman Holla’s intense battle rap face off (1:40:05), Issa Rae’s new five-year, eight-figure deal with WarnerMedia (1:40:05), and Snowfall **SPOILER ALERT** (2:02:27). DaniLeigh’s mental health updates (2:06:43), women empowerment (2:09:03), Derrick Jaxn (2:12:22), and MORE! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden
Episode 424 | "The Nine"
On this episode: Joe, Parks, and a few Friends of the Show pay their respects to the Marvelous Marvin Hagler (11:00) and Shawn Bradley who recently suffered after a paralyzing bike accident (13:00). The guys discuss music and recap the 63rd Grammy Awards (16:10) with a debate over DaBaby’s pop star status (19:10), a review of Doja Cat’s performance (30:00), SaVon’s Justin Bieber support (36:00). Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice, calls out Tamika Mallory and others of monopolizing racial injustices and using them for clout-chasing and performative purposes (48:00). The guys discuss Justin Laboy (1:11:00), new music (1:19:00), Salt bae antics (1:38:00), Rich the Kid’s LAX arrest (1:43:00), Deshaun Watson’s sexual assault allegations (2:00:00), and the Asian American hate crime murders in Atlanta (2:15:00). Saweetie’s tweets (2:23:00), Kanye West’s billionaire status (2:23:00), ‘Snow Fall’ (2:40:00), and MORE! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden Sleeper Picks of the Episode Joe | EST Gee - “30 Bopp” Ice | Klass Murda - “Theme Song” (Ft. Benny the Butcher) SaVon | Justin Bieber - “Peaches” (Ft. Daniel Caesar & Giveon) Parks | Charli Baltimore - “Stand Up” (Ft. Ghostface Killah) Alex | Elcamino - “Valentino Quarantine”
Episode 423 | "The Sources"
On this episode: Joe, Rory, Mal, and Parks jump into new music that dropped on Friday (17:25), including Blxst’s 2-pack (18:50), Benny The Butcher (20:15), and 070 Shake (27:00). The guys discuss A Boogie breaking up with his girlfriend (34:15), women asking questions that men don’t understand (37:40), Mal’s fear of flirting (40:40), how a man safely courts a woman with Joe (54:00), and how a woman knows when a guy likes her (1:00:40). Kanye West changes his number on Kim Kardashian (1:09:52), and VERZUZ announces a Ghostface/Raekwon battle (1:26:28). The guys recap Snowfall, John Singleton, and Freeway Rick Ross (1:51:40), and Stacey Dash apologizes for her past Trump support stating she “made a lot of mistakes” (2:03:35). Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez split, calling off a 2-year engagement (2:08:55), and Joe speaks to creating his own documentary (2:13:00). Boycotting the Grammy’s (2:27:35), canceling Pepé Le Pew (2:29:17), Rory’s Walt Disney diss (2:20:10), Mister Cee’s confession to Maino (2:38:25) and MORE! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden
Episode 422 | "I Have An Ego"
On this episode: Rory brings up his issues with the JBN (17:12) including his experience at “See, The Thing Is…” (18:35). Joe and the guys recap NBA All Star Weekend (22:40), Daylyt’s skill level (27:30), LeBron James & Steph Curry’s bromance (29:11), and Joe’s own basketball performance (43:15). Oprah conducts an interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (45:53) that strikes an eerie resemblance to Princess Diana’s tell-all from 25 years ago (53:00), and Piers Morgan storms off the set of ‘Good Morning Britain’ after receiving backlash over his comments towards the couple (1:07:18). The guys discuss the Woody Allen documentary, ‘Allen v. Farrow,’ (1:14:00) and share their opinions over Coming 2 America (1:22:55), including a *SPOILER ALERT* at (1:25:55). Swizz Beats and Timbaland sell Verzuz to Triller with both parties declining to disclose financial details regarding the sale (1:43:46). A call with Swizz Beats (1:54:26), Larry Jackson (1:59:53), a discussion over the Ambies Podcast Academy Awards (2:19:10), and MORE! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden Sleeper Picks of the Episode Joe | Phabo - “Come” Rory | Joyce Wrice - “On One” (Ft. Freddie Gibbs) Mal | Jae Skeese - “Suede Uppers” Parks | J.Arrr - “And 1”
Episode 421 | "Spooky Time"
Joe and the guys kick off Episode 421 by discussing Mal & Rory’s fight over Sevyn (12:05), and their admission onto Azealia Banks’ love list (25:17). The guys review Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak’s single “Leave The Door Open” (31:50), and Joe shares his critique regarding perfection (40:15). Drake releases his 3-pack, “Scary Hours 2” (57:35), the guys review Lil Baby vs. Drake’s flow on “Wants and Needs” (1:05:20), and Rory shares his issues with the release (1:15:10). In business dealings, Jay-Z sells majority stake in Tidal to Jack Dorsey’s Square for $297 Million (1:43:00), and French electronic duo Daft Punk splits up (1:49:20). Photographer and NFT maximalist, J.N. Silva, joins the JBP to explain NFT (2:03:55), Papoose raps about cereal (2:45:00), Coming 2 America (3:04:30), and more! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden Sleeper Picks of the Episode Joe | Kyle Lux - “Are You in Love” Rory | Blu & Exile - “Dancing In The Rain” Mal | Ambré - “Fubu” Parks | Fashawn - “Life As a Shorty” (Ft. J. Mitchell)
Episode 420 | "The Bud Den"
Joe kicks off Episode 420 by sharing his hate for Azealia Banks’ newly shared “love list” (12:18). The guys recap D’Angelo’s competition-free Verzuz (17:05), and Joe calls Adam22 after his recent interview with CyHi the Prynce (36:58). The guys discuss a potential Raekwon/Ghostface Verzuz battle (53:25), the kissing allegations against Governor Andrew Cuomo (59:05), and Texas Governor Greg Abbott announcing the end of the mask mandate (1:02:24). Another woman comes forward against T.I. in his sexual assault case (1:05:05), and Chris D’Elia gives an update on his child molestation allegations (1:06:40). SoundCloud introduces “fan-powered royalties” (1:15:45), which begs the question: How much longer will labels be around? (1:15:45) Joe discusses opening a dispensary in Detroit (1:38:26), Mall calls CyHi (1:59:20), a Julius Randle call (2:23:00), and MUCH MORE! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden Sleeper Picks of the Episode Joe | Manny Wellz - “So Good” Rory | Emotional Oranges - “Body & Soul” (Ft. Biig Piig) Mal | Chase Fetti - “Show Me” Parks | Devin the Dude - “P.L.A.N.S.A.” (Ft. Tony Mac)
Episode 419 | "The Unicorn"
Joe and the guys kick off Episode 419 by addressing Drake's beef with Rory (5:20) and Joe feeling uncomfortable without structure (13:25). They discuss new music including Bryson Tiller, Curren$y, and Bruno Mars & Anderson Paak’s newly announced album as ‘Silk Sonic’ (19:10). LeBron James plans to A&R a new album (39:30), Twitter introduces a new pay-wall feature (49:23), and Live Nation announces the return of live events (1:21:20). Joe shares his history of crying at weddings and calls Safaree to confirm (1:26:30). The guys review the Patrice O’Neal documentary (1:48:50), Snowfall *SPOILER ALERT* (1:58:25), D’Angelo’s Verzuz (2:03:40), and what his format would be. A second Snowfall *SPOILER ALERT* (2:13:35) and much more! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden Sleeper Picks of the Episode: Joe | Tempest - “Not The Same” Rory | The Game - “360 Bars Freestyle” Mal | Majid Jordan - “Not Ashamed” Parks | D’Angelo - “Devil’s Pie”
Episode 418 | "Hustle and Flow"
Joe and the guys kick things off by exploring how well Mal knows Rory (3:31) and sharing their individual introductions to Hip Hop in light of the JBP’s 6th Year Anniversary (22:32). They celebrate Bobby Shmurda coming home (34:40) and share predictions over his upcoming music (45:45). Vanessa Bryant calls out Meek Mill for his insensitive lyrics over Kobe Bryant’s helicopter accident (55:05), and Jay-Z signs a partnership with Moët Hennessy buying a 50% share in his champagne brand (1:08:45). The guys discuss the Migos and Bobby Shmurda’s relationship (1:46:23) and Cam’ron promoting his new product, “Pink Horse Power,” an organic supplement for men that improves sexual stamina and libido (2:14:14). A Kevin Samuels discussion (2:17:31), Bryson Tiller’s new album (2:25:15), planning trips, and MORE! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden Sleeper Picks Joe | Ambré - “eternal sunshine” (Ft. G-Eazy & BJ the Chicago Kid) Rory | MIKNNA - “Heartbreak Highway” Mal | Moneybagg Yo - “Time Today” Parks | Fred the Godson - “One of These Days” (Ft. Guap Sinatra & Bandz Dinero)
Episode 417 | "Edit That"
On this episode: Joe, Rory, Mal and Parks begin with discussing if Meek Mill mentioning Kobe in a leaked verse was untimely (29:25) and debate if he should've said it or not. Joe also has a theory that certain rappers are trying to get closer to Lil Uzi Vert because they aren't "hot" anymore (48:15), new music which includes a new remix from Travis Scott (1:08:25), an upcoming documentary on the Notorious B.I.G. (1:39:30), NBA All-Star Weekend and MORE! Sleeper Picks Joe | Angelica Vila - “Why” (Ft. Jacquees) Rory | Wale - “I’m On One” (Freestyle) Mal | Neek Bucks - “FLY AWAY” (Ft. Lil Tjay) Parks | Lord Finesse - “Brainstorm” (Ft. KRS-One & O.C.)
Episode 416 | "Ronnie Romance"
On this episode: Joe, Rory, Mal & Parks recap their individual Valentine’s Day celebrations (17:35). They address Meek Mill & Tekashi 6ix9ine’s altercation (37:15), and Joe argues Tekashi’s relevancy (47:00). The guys jump into upcoming artists and new music (55:20), DJ D Nice’s deal with the labels (57:32), LaKeith Stanfield in ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ (1:04:30), Rick Ross’s lost verse on Nipsey Hussle & Jay-Z’s song (1:07:27), Lucky Daye’s new project ‘Table For Two’ (1:08:55), Muni Long, Eric Bellinger, and more. D’Angelo has been announced as the next VERZUZ guest while not yet having a set opponent (1:25:55), Joe wants to honor Michael B. Jordan even though he thinks his relationship is fake (1:36:35), and Dave Chappelle announces the return of his comedy show to Netflix in a 10-minute Instagram video addressing the capitol riots, hypocrisy surrounding Colin Kaepernick, and more (1:45:15). Justin Timberlake pens an apology to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson after receiving backlash from the New York Times “Framing Britney Spears” documentary (2:10:05), (SPOILER ALERTS HERE) and the guys Recap ‘The Lady and the Dale’, ‘Your Honor’, ‘Law & Order’, ‘Power’ (2:20:10) and much more! Sleeper Picks Joe | Tempest - “Sorry To Say” Rory | Th&o - “Prosecco” Mal | Eric Bellinger & Hitmaka - “Truth Hurts” Parks | Passport Gift & Parks - “Alone Again” (Ft. MARCEL)
Episode 415 | "Pacific Northwest"
On this episode: Joe asks the guys why women get upset when you cashapp other women (21:45). The guys recap Nipsey Hussle & Jay-Z’s new song “What It Feels Like” (31:05), Joe delivers a Screenman verse (47:35), and Mal delivers a freestyle in light of Drake allegedly dropping new music this week (53:40). Joe explains why he loves Karen Civil (1:01:30) and also reveals Mal’s Valentine’s Day plans (1:12:50). Universal Music Group removes their catalog from the Triller app, alleging withheld payments to artists, while others refer to their relationship with its competitor, TikTok (1:16:32). Audiomack streams will now influence Billboard chart postitions (1:22:35) after announcing inked licensing agreements with major labels like Sony and UMG. Karrueche releases her newly single photo shoot (1:42:45), and Dr. Dre and Apryl Jones have sparked dating rumors after being spotted together (1:48:40). The guys revisit the co-parenting conversation, addressing what the internet sees and doesn’t see (1:49:00) as well as men lying about their hairlines (2:04:20). A live unboxing on the JBP (2:21:00), debating Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees (2:22:10) and MUCH MORE! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden
Episode 414 | "Mashed Potatoes"
On this episode: Joe, Rory, Mal and Parks recap their Super Bowl weekends (23:48) by reviewing Joe’s chef, the Chiefs/Buccaneers game performance, The Weeknd’s trivial half-time show (40:00), Tom Brady (25:30), his verbal altercations with Tyrann Mathieu, and whether he or Serena Williams is the real GOAT (53:45). They discuss Malcolm & Marie (58:25), Netflix’s newest film starring Zendaya and John David Washington, and Rory shares his experience with getting his cords broken (1:13:55). Bow Wow and Papoose are retiring from rap (2:01:05), and the guys break down low self esteem (2:06:30) as well as the timing of a rapper’s retirement (2:28:20). Joe shares that he feels triggered by the retirement discussion, and Mal suggests that maybe he just wasn’t that good at making music (2:37:30). New close friends additions, contrasting threesomes, and much more! For more exclusive content: become a Patron of the The Joe Budden Podcast at www.patreon.com/JoeBudden Sleeper Picks Joe | Victoria Monét - “F.U.C.K.” Rory | goodboy noah - “tie down” Mal | Sy Ari da Kid - “For Sade” Parks | Albee Al - “Cell” (Ft. Greaz)
Episode 413 | "Pause"
On this episode: Joe, Rory, Mal & Parks break down Cardi B’s newest single, “Up” (30:41), Chris Brown & G-Eazy’s remake of “Return of the Mack” (53:54), and more new music. Lil Uzi recently had a $24M pink diamond embedded into his forehead (1:36:30) and Lamar Odom is set to fight Aaron Carter in a celebrity boxing match (1:39:55). The guys discuss coparenting and how to explain cheating to your kids (1:47:00), and Jim Jones joins the JBP to talk ‘Drip Report,’ music, and more (2:12:00). Sleeper Picks Joe | Jim Jones - “State of the Union” (Ft. Rick Ross & Mark Scibilia) Rory | Jim Jones - “The King” Mal | Jim Jones - “Up in Harlem” Parks | Jim Jones - “Dust & Powder” (Ft. Jadakiss)
Episode 412 | "Black History Year"
New studio, same energy! Joe announces his latest role at Patreon as the Head of Creator Equity and the launch of the new Patreon page designed for new content (1:07:35). The guys also discuss the controversy surrounding Chloe Bailey (35:20), speculation on why Jeff Bezos stepped down as CEO from Amazon (2:18:17), a recap on the recent documentaries the guys watch and Your Honor (2:24:15) and MUCH MORE! Sleeper Picks Joe | Kevin Ross - “God Is A Genius” Rory | Unsual Demont - “Pine” Mal | Roc Marciano - “Covid Cough” (Ft. Schoolboy Q) Parks | Tha God Fahim & Your Old Droog - “Cannon”