Episodes
This episode needs no introduction, as Joe kicks things off with a West Coast set (2:14) before the JBP provides an in-depth recap of Kendrick Lamar's "The Pop Out - Ken and Friends" concert on Juneteenth (18:40). Later, they discuss Matthew Stafford's wife revealing that she had sex with his college backup (1:21:22) and the return of VERZUZ on X (1:28:49) before getting into new music - Kehlani's 'CRASH,' Clipse's track with John Legend "Birds Don't Sing" and their upcoming album, Shaquille...
Published 06/22/24
Published 06/22/24
In this episode, Mel starts with sharing her experience in Miami for the American Black Film Festival (19:36) before the room recaps their Father’s Day from over the weekend (30:08). The JBP then sends their congratulations to the Boston Celtics for winning the NBA Championship (45:18), Gervonta Davis & Frank Martin squared off for the WBA lightweight world title (1:24:12), and Joe sends his thoughts to Angela Bofill who passed at 70 (1:37:39). Also, the room shares their thoughts of a...
Published 06/19/24
The JBP returns to the airwaves as the room starts with a debate on double standards when it comes to liking pictures on Instagram (25:10) as well as handling ‘the break’ in relationships (46:10). Tyla responds to the controversy surrounding her use of the term ‘coloured’ (1:18:10), Rob Schneider criticizes Will Smith in recent interview (1:26:05), and Neil deGrasse Tyson responds to Terrance Howard (1:45:13). Also, heading into the Father’s Day the guys have a parenting convo about enabling...
Published 06/15/24
The JBP begins this episode with Ish discussing his trip to Boston for Game 2 of the NBA Finals (20:38) before a major **SPOILER ALERT** as Joe continues to discuss ‘Dark Matter’ on AppleTV (27:00). TMZ releases video of Sexyy Red getting into a fight at an airport (37:48), the room then reacts to Michael Rainey Jr.’s appearance on a live stream over the weekend in which he was sexually assaulted (45:55), Kai Cenat, Druski, & Kevin Hart link up (1:03:03), and some details on Apple’s next...
Published 06/12/24
The JBP welcomes back Elliott Wilson to the studio as the room puts an early notice on Father’s Day (18:20) before turning to Kendrick Lamar’s upcoming LA show on Juneteenth (21:44). Joe then shares his thoughts about ‘Bad Boys: Ride or Die’ (30:38), in new music KAYTRANADA’s album ‘TIMELESS’ is out (40:53), Latto’s ‘Sunday Service’ Remix with Flo Milli & Meg Thee Stallion (46:25) leads to Billboard’s Top-10 Hottest Women Rappers list (50:53), and Bun B testifies in court over a 2019 home...
Published 06/08/24
In the latest episode, Melyssa starts with sharing her experience at the Roots Picnic (23:53) before the JBP turns to their reactions on Hot97’s Summer Jam as well as the comments from Method Man about the crowd (34:07). Bia releases a diss record aimed at Cardi B (47:42) and Snowd4y & Drake’s new song ‘Wah Gwan Delilah’ receives mixed reviews (57:42). Also, the Bionic Six share their thoughts on Caitlin Clark’s first few weeks in the WNBA (1:34:51), Monica McNutt calls out Stephen A....
Published 06/05/24
 The JBP kicks off this episode with their thoughts on the Rolling Stone article covering Diddy’s history of violence (38:44). In new music, Eminem drops his single ‘Houdini’ (1:24:32), Meek Mill releases ‘5AM IN PHILLY’ (1:27:54), and ‘Wanna Be’ by Cardi B, Meg Thee Stallion, & GloRilla also released (1:35:13). Also, Usher is set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from BET (1:40:52), OVO 40’s beef with Cipha Sounds (1:56:30), Do we have a song of the summer for 2024 (2:01:53),...
Published 06/01/24
After a short vacation, the JBP podcast starts with a recap of Joe, Emanny, & Melyssa’s trip to DC for the R&B Money Tour featuring Tank, Keri Hilson, & Carl Thomas (21:27), followed by a discussion about leaked reference tracks surrounding a few Drake records (41:54). The hosts then react to the Sexyy Red album ‘In Sexyy We Trust’ and Drake’s feature on ‘U My Everything’ (55:28). Additionally, artists are still reacting to Apple’s 100 greatest albums list (1:19:32), and Live...
Published 05/29/24
The JBP returns with their thoughts on the video CNN obtained of Diddy assaulting Cassie (30:43) as well as his subsequent apology. Melyssa then calls Psychology Professor & Family Therapist Mercedes Coffman (1:46:52) to discuss domestic violence and the aftermath as it pertains to both the abuser and victims. Also, the room reacts to Cam’ron’s appearance on CNN (2:10:30), Terrance Howard joins the Joe Rogan Podcast (2:22:45), Apple Music has continued on with their Top-100 Albums of...
Published 05/22/24
The Bionic Six starts this episode with their thoughts on Cardi B’s comments about relaxing and not releasing an album in 2024 (28:44) and how Atlantic Records will respond. Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker gives a commencement speech at Benedictine College (1:16:30), and the room reacts to Kel Mitchell’s interview on Club Shay Shay (1:35:58). Also, the Ashley Madison Documentary is out on Netflix (1:59:03), Ice shares some information about Chat GPT (2:30:07), Part of the Show returns...
Published 05/18/24
In the latest episode, the JBP starts with discussing their 2024 Mother’s Day weekend (31:20) before *SPOILER ALERT* Joe gives his thoughts on the new ‘Planet of the Apes’ movie (31:42). Soulja Boy is upset over a 12-year old tweet from Metro Boomin (46:42), King Combs releases a diss track referencing the federal raids and 50 Cent (50:39), and Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Not Like Us’ hits No. 1 on Billboard (1:04:57). Also, Anita Baker’s scheduled show in Atlanta on Mother’s Day was canceled...
Published 05/15/24
The JBP kicks the latest episode off with a discussion on the aftermath of the Drake & Kendrick Lamar records (21:18) and what they expect from each side moving forward. More Rap beef is underway as The Game fires at Rick Ross on a record titled ‘Freeway’s Revenge’ (46:07), Joe then calls The Game while on air (1:10:22), and Shaq releases a diss record in a follow-up response to Shannon Sharpe (1:18:09). In new music, Gunna (1:37:32) and Ghostface Killah (1:44:20) drop albums and Meg Thee...
Published 05/11/24
Following one of the craziest weekends in Rap in recent memory, the JBP dissects each record that has been released since last Friday night starting with Drake’s ‘Family Matters’ (21:50) before Kendrick Lamar stepped on it less than an hour later with ‘Meet The Grahams’ (1:44:48). Kendrick then drops ‘Not Like Us’ produced by DJ Mustard a day later (2:59:08), Drake responds with ‘THE HEART PT. 6’ on Sunday night (3:41:14), the room debates whether he is waving the white flag, and more!  ...
Published 05/08/24
Just in time for the latest episode of the JBP, Kendrick Lamar drops his response to Drake with ‘euphoria’ (23:35) as the Bionic Six goes through the record and shares their thoughts (58:54). The room then re-listens to the record and debates whether Drake is on the clock and how long before he will respond (1:10:10), a short conversation on new docs and tv shows (1:20:50) before the lyric breakdowns of ‘euphoria’ continue on (1:27:29), and Amanda Seales continues to kick Shannon Sharpe’s...
Published 05/01/24
The latest episode of the JBP begins with the news of a cease and desist from Tupac’s estate over the use of his vocals on Drake’s ‘Taylor Made’ Freestyle (39:07) before turning to Meg thee Stallion being accused of harassment in lawsuit by her ex-cameraman (49:04). In new music, PARTYNEXTDOOR drops ‘P4’ (1:08:15), Eminem is slated to drop later this summer (1:16:40), and Sinead Harnett, A Boogie, and Ye Ali also released new projects (1:18:40). The Bionic Six reacts to the Amanda Seales Club...
Published 04/27/24
Another episode in the books for the JBP as they begin with discussing Drake’s ‘Taylor Made Freestyle’ which includes A.I. verses from Tupac and Snoop Dogg (36:15). The room then shares their thoughts about Kanye West jumping into the beef after releasing the ‘Like That Remix’ (1:13:48), Doe Boy joins the show (2:10:15) as the Bionic Six dives into Chris Brown & Quavo continuing to trade diss records with ‘Weakest Link’ (1:44:47) and ‘Over Hoes & B*tches’ (2:13:51), & Joe shares...
Published 04/24/24
The JBP kicks off the latest episode reacting to Wale’s tweet about Melyssa Ford (26:56) before turning to new music including the buzz surrounding Taylor Swift’s album (42:02) as well as Drake’s ‘Push Ups’ hitting DSPs (44:33). The room then debates whether Drake moves OVO Fest with Future & Metro due to perform in Toronto the same weekend (53:35), more music from Nicki Minaj & Lucky Daye (1:26:35), and Miami is hosting a nude cruise come 2025 (1:49:21). Also, Shyne speaks on ‘99...
Published 04/20/24
Fresh off the emergency pod discussing Drake and Rick Ross’ diss tracks, the JBP returns to address the business interests behind rap beef (23:25) before getting into rumors about Kendrick Lamar’s response, the AI track that hit the timeline (44:04), and Metro Boomin and Future announcing their tour ‘WE TRUST YOU’ (59:32). Jerrod Carmichael issues an apology to Dave Chappelle on The Breakfast Club (1:18:48), the room sends their best following the passing of Rico Wade (1:46:14), Kai Cenat is...
Published 04/17/24
In the latest episode, the JBP starts with their thoughts on Future & Metro Boomin’s ‘WE STILL DON’T TRUST YOU’ (17:50) before turning to reactions to A$AP Rocky and The Weeknd’s lyrics on the album (41:58). Chris Brown drops the deluxe for ‘11:11’ (1:04:20), Quavo counters to getting dissed with a record of his own (1:17:24), and Rappers have already started to respond to J. Cole following his apology (1:27:48). Also, the room sends their thoughts out following the passing of legendary...
Published 04/13/24
The apology heard around the world… The JBP kicks off this episode with their thoughts on J. Cole’s comments at Dreamville Festival about his response to Kendrick Lamar on ‘7 Minute Drill’ (20:00). The room then discusses what this does to Cole’s career moving forward (1:04:05), if we can expect a response from Drake sooner rather than later (1:10:00), and Vince Staples shares his thoughts on Rap beef & publishing (1:39:34). Meek Mill and Wale traded tweets over the weekend (1:52:14), The...
Published 04/10/24
J. Cole surprise dropped ‘Might Delete Later,’ and the Bionic Six begins with initial thoughts on the project (19:56) before breaking down “7 Minute Drill” bar by bar (44:33), revisiting Kendrick Lamar’s verse on “Like That” (1:42:43), and predicting when and how Drake will respond given Metro Boomin and Future’s follow up project ‘WE STILL DON’T TRUST YOU’  is looming (1:52:47). The music conversation continues with Bryson Tiller dropping his self-titled album (2:04:35) and GloRilla...
Published 04/06/24
Melyssa Ford returns to her seat as the Bionic Six starts with discussing Jerrod Carmichael’s new HBO reality show (23:39) before turning to Drake’s IG post of Joe over the weekend (46:34). The internet then reacted to Joe’s Sexyy Red take from an old podcast (57:50), Iowa tops LSU in the women’s basketball Elite 8 (1:02:48), and the JBP compliments Nicki Minaj’s tour (1:15:55). Also, the first week sales are in for Beyoncé as well as Future & Metro Boomin (1:18:20), Lizzo is retiring...
Published 04/03/24
A lot of bad Hip-Hop takes have appeared on the internet over the past week as the JBP discusses recent comments about Rick Ross (17:16) as well as Drake’s recent Instagram captions (21:37). Kanye has now insert himself into the Hip-Hop drama (31:40), Beyoncé drops ‘COWBOY CARTER’ (52:44), and Stevie J wants to fight 50 Cent (1:07:54). Also, Juvenile drops the music video for ‘400 Degreez’ 26 years later (1:22:20), the room discusses a recent viral video where a man’s girlfriend stopped him...
Published 03/30/24
On this episode of The Joe Budden Podcast, the guys start with jokes for Ish following a video posted on Instagram (18:35) before moving to the news of three P. Diddy houses being raided by Homeland Security (26:15). The room then shares their thoughts and prayers to Baltimore following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge (1:02:50), Joe talks the impact of ‘Like This’ and Kendrick Lamar’s verse in New York over the weekend (1:15:45), and the recent history of beef between Future and...
Published 03/27/24