Don't Alert The Stans is a music and pop-culture podcast with a marked focus on stan culture. Join your hosts Nic (@IAmNtyrell), Sope (@SopeSoetan) and Eden (@EedsMcKenzie) as they examine the trending topics of the week, new releases and mercilessly debate your favourite artists. Controversial and wild options aplenty, no artist is safe. This isn't for the faint-hearted or easily triggered. Get involved in the conversation at #DATSPOD
Welcome back to Don't Alert The Stans!
In this weeks episode it is just Eden and Nic as Sope takes some R&R to refocus and prioritise his mental health.
As we do the rounds to check on each other, Nic and Eden get into a conversation about their experiences with burnout as content creators/writers, acknowledging the pressures of the our current generation.
Later in the discussion the boys discuss Jack Harlow's Hot 97 interview as he admits he had no idea Ray J and Brandy were siblings during a quiz game. The focus of the conversation was around erasure, respecting legends, but also the pressures of social media to get everything right all the time. Were people being fair in their critiques, or harsh with their expectations?
As the episode continues, the boys discuss Bobby Schumurda as the "Hot Nigga" rapper fights back against the right to use rappers lyrics in court cases. This opens a conversation about surveillance culture in the Black community and structural racism. Eden refers to Ruha Benjamin's book "Race After Technology" focusing on surveillance culture and how technology harms Black people specifically.
Finally the boys end on a discussion surrounding Knucks and his recent top 5 album "Alpha Place", which charted at number 3 in the UK recently (above Jack Harlow!).
And no....this isn't the Kendrick review yet ;)
Please Note: This content may include explicit language and references which may not be suitable for young listeners.
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