April 12, 2021

Take It Personal Podcast "A Tribute to Mafioso Rap"

The Take It Personal podcast is back with another gem! On Episode 83, the crew pays tribute to "Mafioso" rap. Incorporating some of their favorite Sopranos scenes throughout the show, they uniquely pay respects to the lost and limited art of "true" mafioso rap. There is only one Godfather and that is Kool G. Rap, so, naturally Episode 83 is laced with plenty of his best mafia influenced tracks, but they also show love to the mid-90s where lyricists like AZ, Jay-Z, Nas, Big Pun, Fat Joe, The Lox, Biggie and Raekwon did the sub-genre the best. Plus, the crew joins Johnny Calzone in a wiseguy version of name that tune. "Crack open a bottle of red, razor slice your garlic, grab some gabagool and remember, leave the guns, take the cannoli's," they say. Sold... Enjoy the show below!