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Bridge the Gap Podcast
Bridge the Gap Podcast
Listen to Jose, P, DeLaSerg and Mig cover topics within urban culture, music, business, and much more every Tuesday as they focus to bring ideas and/or cultures closer together through this medium.
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Episode 77 | “Chappelle Trail”
Due to COVID-19 the Bridge the Gap boys had to take some time away from podcasting. This week Jose dives into his experience while ill (04:31). The guys recap on the election results, Thanksgiving (28:09), loss and violence within hip-hop, Akademiks leaving Complex, the Gucci Mane vs. Young Jeezy VERZUZ battle (77:34), the 2021 Grammy’s, and much more.
2 hr 12 min
Nov 3, 2020
Episode 76 | “What Are You Afraid of?” (feat. Hensley.Sg)
Music producer, engineer, and friend of the show Hensley.Sg joins Bridge the Gap Podcast this week to discuss his transition to living in New York (9:21), working with Dot Da Genius and expectations on new Kid Cudi music (13:18) New York during the pandemic, new Busta Rhymes music (36:30), cancel culture, new Trippie Redd (73:40), and much more.
1 hr 59 min
Oct 27, 2020
Episode 75 | "Que Lo Que"
This week on Bridge the Gap Podcast the guys go over the #endSARS movement in Nigeria (12:21), the Supreme Court nomination, Dave Free’s departure from TDE (28:24), expectations for Drake’s Certified Lover Boy, whether time should be held the same for all artists, the Jeezy vs. T.I. Verzuz battle (42:55), Andre 3000 leaks, NBA Youngboy’s United Masters deal (57:47), Kanye’s Joe Rogan interview and much more.
1 hr 36 min
Oct 20, 2020
Episode 74 | "Get Out My Pocket!"
On this episode: the 2020 Billboard Awards, Killer Mike’s banking venture (27:03), Diddy’s political party, new music from Benny The Butcher (52:30), PARTYNEXTDOOR, T.I., Young Nudy and others, Bubble concerts, new merch from the Podcast (92:20) and more.
1 hr 46 min
Oct 13, 2020
Episode 73 | "Compromise"
On this episode: a slower news week brings about discussions on the NBA finals and the future of the league (10:50), the state of politics in America and a Kanye campaign update, new music (45:18), Cardi B and Offset’s public divorce spawns a discussion on relationships (55:05), a company on a path to change how music publishing is treated (70:54) and much more.
1 hr 47 min
Oct 6, 2020
Episode 72 | “Time Traveler”
This week on Bridge the Gap Podcast the presidential debate (06:22), new music from 21 Savage (32:19), Jay Electronica, Westside Gunn and Bryson Tiller, The Savage x Fenty fashion show (58:50), a sports betting update, Miami in the NBA finals (71:12) and much more.
1 hr 20 min
Sep 29, 2020
Episode 71 | “Now That’s What I Call Music”
This week on Bridge the Gap Podcast the guys highlight special things taking place where they record (08:12), a climate-related clock in Time Square, Lupe Fiasco vs. Kendrick Lamar (43:15), the ethics of a Distrokid playlist payola system leads to a world where musicians set the value of a stream (60:55), new music (81:23), the Meg Thee Stallion and Tory Lanez story continues with Tory’s new album (100:15), the Joe Budden Network (121:56) and much more.
2 hr 20 min
Sep 22, 2020
Episode 70 | "The Algorithm" (feat. FGFigueroa)
On this episode: Friend of the show FGFigueroa joins the podcast this week to discuss dispensaries coming to Florida, the Breonna Taylor settlement (17:05), Kanye West’s Twitter rant (26:26), The Social Dilemma documentary (56:44), the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (79:40), turmoil with Spotify and Joe Rogan, new music (112:08), FGFigueroa’s experience living overseas (141:46), his preference for independence and self-reliance as a creative, and much more.
3 hr 5 min
Sep 15, 2020
Episode 69 | “Travy Patties”
On this episode: Labor Day time away from podcasting, Big Sean’s Detroit 2 (20:29), From a King to a God by Conway The Machine, new music videos from friends of the show, a tease of new Militia West clothing (49:01), 6ix9ine’s attempt to get a good interview and his album sales (60:00), gender reveals causing fires, The Travi$ Scott meal by McDonalds (76:24), Adam 22’s attempt to avoid responsibility with his platform (86:41), iHeart Radio’s Black Effect Podcast Network (99:25) and much more.
2 hr 14 min
Sep 1, 2020
Episode 68 | "Fabian Miller" (feat. C.O.D.A.)
After making a brief appearance on last weeks episode, friend of the show C.O.D.A. finds his way on Bridge the Gap Podcast. Topics: C.O.D.A.’s past collaborators including XXXTentacion, Chadwick Boseman’s passing (20:28), No Ceilings on streaming platforms, The Joe Budden Podcast’s departure from Spotify (53:15), and Bella Thorne vs. the ladies on Only Fans. C.O.D.A. gives more insight on recently released music, how he met Jose (118:25), his reggaeton and latin music roots, Before and After Midnight (144:04), and much more.
2 hr 44 min
Aug 25, 2020
Episode 67 | “Never Rusty” (feat. Eli Hawkins)
On this episode: Recording artist, music producer, event promoter, and industry insider Eli Hawkins joins Bridge the Gap Podcast. Topics: Eli’s change in location (6:08), the return of Sunday Service, Nas’s King’s Disease album (30:09), the Jay-Z sabotage conspiracy, and Kim Kardashian’s mission to free C-Murder (67:11). The guys speculate on the Tik Tok United Masters agreement, Tory Lanez ousted by Meg Thee Stallion brings a discussion on what makes a man (79:41). Eli picks apart the reason for the change in scenery (109:59), how the Griselda movement is inspiring the path he’s taking and much, much more.
2 hr 24 min
Aug 18, 2020
Episode 66 | “How Do You Start a Podcast?”
During a week where not much happened, the Bridge the Gap boys find plenty to cover including Jose’s contribution to recently released music (16:11), the new home for the show, AMC’s reopening plans, 100 years of the negro league, and Drake’s new single (35:20). Cyhi’s contributions to Travis Scott’s Astroworld, Apple vs. Fortnite (54:12), a debate on the value of a podcast, Jose revives the good news segment (79:50) and much more.
1 hr 31 min
Aug 11, 2020
Episode 65 | "Therapee"
After sometime away from podcasting the guys return to update where they are on the podcasting journey, and go over a couple things that recently happened such as the Fivio Foreign shooting, WAP by Cardi B, and the latest Verzuz battle. Some of the can’t miss moments from the last few weeks: Tory and Meg Thee Stallion, Kanye’s presidential rally (24:30), the Migos vs. QC lawsuit, Spotify’s aggressive play with podcasting (65:22), new additions to Netflix, the return of the NBA + MLB (104:00) and more.
1 hr 52 min
Jul 14, 2020
Episode 64 | "Stay Positive, Test Negative"
This week on Bridge the Gap Podcast BIG P runs out of excuses, holds himself accountable and the guys reflect on Florida becoming the virus epicenter of the world. The guys also go over the Jada Pinkett Red Table Talk (14:02), the viral Wayfair sex trafficking conspiracy, T.I. vs 50 Cent (44:50), and Pusha T’s verse on the unreleased Pop Smoke song (56:40). New music from Snow Aalegra, Chewy Newton (74:32), Boldy James and much more.
1 hr 27 min
Jul 7, 2020
Episode 63 | “Big Edge Boyz”
On this episode: July 4th, the BET awards and the upcoming Master P content (24:41), the posthumous Pop Smoke album (37:31), and BIG P breaks with Kanye after recently released music (51:27). The news with Jada, Will, and August Alsina brings up commitment and marriage (75:20), the cancellation of DJ Akademiks (101:39) and more.
1 hr 59 min
Jun 30, 2020
Episode 62 | "10,000"
This week on Bridge the Gap Podcast the guys recognize a significant milestone on their podcast journey (5:59). Other topics discussed: Face mask dissonance, new music from Teyana Taylor, Pierre Bourne and Lil’ Baby (31:41), the Alicia Keys vs. John Legend Verzuz battle, J. Cole vs Noname (55:45), BIG P shares his take on Apple after WWDC 2020, Mia Khalifa, the YZYGAP announcement (86:24) and more.
1 hr 46 min
Jun 23, 2020
Episode 61 | "Drop Your Profitly" (feat. The Stock Snipers)
Since post-quarantine, part of the last few weeks consisted of comments on the stock market during this global pandemic. This week the Bridge the Gap boys are joined by two of the three Stock Snipers to share their story. Topics include what exactly the Stock Snipers do, OTC stocks (14:28), Robinhood and recent headlines with the broker (37:32), the time they met Timothy Sykes (64:28), moving from trading as a hobby to trading as a lifestyle, how their approach is perfect for working people, an exclusive announcement on the future of The Stock Snipers (89:14), what to look for when investing vs trading (101:00), and much more.
1 hr 53 min
Jun 16, 2020
Episode 60 | “The Clownery”
On this episode: A city in their backyard with a name that needs to be changed (09:45), NASCAR’s changes, and Kyrie Irving’s reaction to the return of the NBA is covered (19:02). Jose breaks down Spongebob’s big announcement, Dave Chappelle’s newest special, new music from Lil’ Baby (42:52) and Pop Smoke, another attempt from Tekashi 69 for relevance, B Simone’s comments regarding relationship expectations (65:55), Spike Lee’s newest film, next weeks guests, and much more.
1 hr 40 min
Jun 9, 2020
Episode 59 | "Epi Das Et"
This week on Bridge the Gap Podcast we find DeLaSerg and Jose sharing their first protest experience. The guys pick apart the speakers, the commute itself, and challenge sentiments regarding the credibility of the protest altogether (5:18). Other topics discussed: Blackout Tuesday, celebrity reactions vs. PR-manufactured statements (36:14), notable positive responses and commitments, a viral video from Dykman in New York (49:52), a date for the NBA’s return, new Meek Mill music (74:04) and much more.
1 hr 27 min
Jun 2, 2020
Episode 58 | "Pick a Side"
On this episode: George Floyd’s murder and the unrest, BIG P addresses those who are twisting Martin Luther King J.R.’s legacy (19:20), Mig brings up hispanic racism, and the guys pick apart a possible long-term solution (35:40). Joe Rogan’s Spotify deal and the future of podcasting (62:45), new music from Lil’ Wayne & Freddie Gibbs, Naomi Osaka’s black excellence achievement, Elon Musk and the Space X launch (89:59), the Jeffrey Epstein Netflix series and much more.
1 hr 50 min
May 26, 2020
Episode 57 | "Content"
This week things start off a little different with the center piece of this weeks conversation being different pieces of content. Examples like OnlyFans, TikTok, the Tiger King Netflix series, Future’s recent tweets (27:17) and others are addressed. Other topics this week: Gunna’s new album, predictions on Jagged Edge vs. 112, rumors of new Kanye West music, Joe Biden’s comments trigger BIG P (56:24), Doja Cat’s recent “cancellation”, the racial implications of both those topics, the upcoming Jose stock market masterclass (76:09) and much more.
1 hr 34 min
May 19, 2020
Episode 56 | "Quarantine"
After a couple weeks away due to global events, the Bridge the Gap boys come back with plenty to talk about! Topics: Lifestyle changes and hobbies picked up during their time away from podcasting (05:04), the Instagram live phenomenon with Quarantine Radio and Verzuz TV (26:40) and opinions on a hypothetical battle. The market during the pandemic, predictions on changes coming to sports and the Michael Jordan miniseries documentary (60:22). New music released during their time away, Tekashi 69’s return to social media, and much more.
1 hr 47 min
Mar 17, 2020
Episode 55 | “State of Emergency”
COVID-19 also known as the Coronavirus almost stopped this podcast from happening, but again, the Bridge the Gap boys remind you they’re here to deliver. Topics: societal changes as a result of virus (10:02), BIG P goes full libertarian reacting to Federal Reserve policy responding to the virus, the Jay Electronica album (43:32) and much more.
1 hr 22 min
Mar 10, 2020
Episode 54 | "The Fake Leak"
On this episode: The Bridge the Gap boys do a Corona virus update, a stock connected to the virus (17:56), their MIEUX magazine Podcast of the Year nomination, Meg Thee Stallion’s legal battles (56:25), Drake’s “leak”, new Bad Bunny, Anonymuz, Lil’ Uzi Vert music + more.
1 hr 33 min
Mar 3, 2020
Episode 53 | "Where's Lily?"
This week the Bridge the Gap boys deviate from usual topics and discussions and take a week to pick apart a couple popular conspiracy theories. Topics: the illuminati and it’s connections to celebrity musicians like Elvis Presley and Stevie Wonder (08:00), the Hip-Hop police, September 11th, the assassination of John F. Kennedy (45:17), the Moon landing (65:29), and a couple more compelling conspiracies.
1 hr 18 min
Feb 25, 2020
Episode 52 | "The Jwett"
On this episode: The Bridge the Gap boys pay respect to Pop Smoke (4:59), Boosie’s comments on Dwayne Wade’s son and his newly released music, the Lovers and Friends music festival (31:13), and Quaden Bayles opens a discussion on internet antics. Paul Rosenberg leaving Def Jam (82:19), new music from Royce Da 5’9, Playboi Carti leaks, Baz The Nomad of Poor Amerika, Anonymuz, The Weeknd + much more!
1 hr 57 min
Feb 18, 2020
Episode 51 | "Keep Everything"
On this episode: BIG P updates us on his journey within the stock market with Jose, Tankhead666’s arrest (20:03), Jose speaks on MLB & the Astros, and some interesting celebrity tattoos. The guys review the Who Killed Malcolm X Netflix series (40:02), the standing brooms trend, Jose asks everyone to pick 7 albums that define themselves and the 5-year anniversary of Drake’s If Your Reading This It’s Too Late (68:27). Space 150’s take on Travi$ Scott, 22G’z comments on starting Brooklyn drill, things end with an intense discussion regarding Dwayne Wade’s son (93:12) and much more is discussed.
2 hr 1 min
Feb 11, 2020
Episode 50 | "Female" (feat. Hitman Fuego)
One year of Bridging the Gap lands on the week of Valentines Day and the fellas are taking requests for BIG P’s valentine and bring their first re-occurring guest Hitman Fuego back to join the conversation. Topics discussed: Valentines Day plans, Hitman Fuego’s writers block since Before Summer Ends (22:15), Tweets about comments made on the podcast, and Gayle King along with CBS attacking Kobe Bryant. Jose and Hitman Fuego pick apart DJ Akademiks and his influence within the culture (48:54), new music from Pop Smoke and Brent Faiyaz, Meek Mill vs. Nicki Minaj on Twitter (74:44), quick strike Militia West pieces (91:39) and much more.
1 hr 41 min
Feb 4, 2020
Episode 49 | "Journey" (feat. Shaq)
This week Jose, BIG P, Migg, and DeLaSerg are joined by Anonymuz’s manager and Vintage Stereon brand co-founder Shaq. Topics include: Kobe Bryant, Lil’ Wayne’s Funeral album (33:45), Rolling Loud 2020, Ma$e vs. Diddy (52:40), and Sunday Service back in town. Shaq shares the origin of Vintage Stereon (75:28), experiences with artists like Tory Lanez and Spaceghostpurrp, Westside Plague (90:37), how he met Anonymuz (100:40), what’s next for RXDICAL Records, and much more.
2 hr 27 min
Jan 28, 2020
Episode 48 | "Here to Pod"
This week The Bridge the Gap boys cover a couple things including: Hip-Hop Evolution on Netflix (11:25), the end of relevance to the Grammys, Jose shares the story of meeting Derek Jeter, the Super Bowl in Miami and rules for everyone coming into town this week (35:23), Roc Nation brunch, the Coronavirus, predictions on Lil’ Wayne’s Funeral album (60:07), the new Motorola RAZR, the guys thank everyone for voting for the show on the 8th annual Mieux awards, and much more.
1 hr 26 min
Jan 21, 2020
Episode 47 | "Open Mind" (feat. Flowercop)
On this episode, videographer Flowercop joins the Bridge the Gap Podcast. Topics: Young Joc’s rideshare hustle, Kodak’s cries for fairness in jail, new Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees (20:57), new music from Eminem, Mac Miller, Pop Smoke (47:32), Miguel gives a review on Bad Boys for Life, and the Aaron Hernandez Netflix documentary is picked apart (72:19). Flowercop gets into how he started filming music videos (91:31), relationships with Twelvelen, Uncle Luke (101:45) and FXRBES, working for an agency, street photography, his own music (119:42) and much more.
2 hr 22 min
Jan 14, 2020
Episode 46 | "Swear ‘Fo God"
On this weeks episode: BIG P’s birthday (05:47), stock market picks and financial literacy, Yummy by Justin Bieber (26:37), DaBaby and Trick Daddy’s recent arrests, new Future music (43:32), Don’t F*** with Cats, Love and Hip-Hop, choosing between a new Jay-Z album or a Reasonable Doubt tour (75:59) and much more.
1 hr 25 min
Jan 7, 2020
Episode 45 | "Remix the Work"
Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! Jose, BIG P, DeLaSerg, and Migg start of Season 3 discussing their time away from podcasting (03:45), reactions to the WW3 memes, Uncut Gems (42:02), French Montana’s streaming maneuvering, Jesus Is Born, Miss Universe, a viral tweet about Teyana Taylor and Ari Lennox, Drake’s Rap Radar interview (64:08) and much more.
1 hr 35 min
Dec 17, 2019
Season 2 Finale | Year End Review
The Bridge the Gap Boys take some time to say rest in peace to Juice Worldd (7:59), BIG P shares his Sunday Service experience (23:08), and the fellas review the last year, the entire decade, and make predictions on where the hip-hop genre will go in the 20’s. The fellas also take time to update the listeners on the podcast merchandise (96:35), and thank the listeners and themselves for their commitment to the show. Season 3 of Bridge the Gap Podcast will begin January 7th, 2020.
1 hr 45 min
Dec 10, 2019
Episode 43 | "The Prefinale"
The Bridge the Gap boys close out Season 2 with a Jay-Z 50th birthday set, merch announcements, opinions on the fatal car chase in their backyard (25:56), and teasing bonus content coming next week. Other topics discussed: Art Basel 2019 (40:54), MBDTF recognized as album of the decade, Zimmerman’s lawsuit against Trayvon Martin’s family, Brother Nature (60:01), Spotify’s 2019 Wrapped, and much more. Season 3 of Bridge the Gap Podcast will begin January 7th, 2020.
1 hr 33 min
Dec 3, 2019
Episode 42 | "Take Your Credit"
This week on Bridge the Gap Podcast the guys recap their Thanksgiving and BIG P gets into why he doesn’t like friendsgiving (11:00), Goldlink’s recent comments, Meg The Stallion and Trey Songz together sparks a discussion on Trey Songz’s current standing, and Bink vs Mike Dean on Twitter (40:24). Other topics discussed: New music from Griselda, The Weeknd, Trippie Redd, The Game and a review on Netflix’s The Irishmen (86:05). The gentlemen close this week announcing plans for ending the 2nd season of the podcast.
1 hr 39 min
Nov 26, 2019
Episode 41 | "Rich White Man"
This week on Bridge the Gap Podcast the guys revisit Kodak Black’s discography (10:58), The MORE act and potential impact in the workplace, Colin Kaepernick’s NFL tryout, Netflix’s response to Disney+ and much more. Other Topics: Jose gets back into his float bag, Stop Playin’ by Drew Swace (56:30), Chixtape 5 by Tory Lanez, Dame Dash’s arrest, and award shows (98:04).
2 hr 9 min
Nov 19, 2019
Episode 40 | "Natty" (feat. HassanTheDon)
On this episode of Bridge the Gap Podcast, friend of the show and rapper HassanTheDon joins the guys to discuss Drake’s booing at Camp Flog Gnaw, Russ’s new book, Desiigner leaving G.O.O.D. music, Trina’s racist experience at Walmart and much more. HassanTheDon shares which Blueface song could’ve been his, whether he would sign a record deal and his plans for the future.
1 hr 53 min
Nov 12, 2019
Episode 39 | "Stay Woke"
During this weeks episode, Jose, BIG P, Migg and DeLaSerg discuss 21 Savage’s new issues with ICE (11:02), Kanye’s new video and his comments during the Fast Company Festival, the impact of the return of the Popeyes chicken sandwich (35:02), Instagram removing likes, video streaming subscription fatigue, reporters being fired in connection to the Jeffrey Epstein story, new music from Emotional Oranges, Briggs, Drew Swace, and much more.
1 hr 37 min
Nov 5, 2019
Episode 38 | “Cut! Cut! Cut!” (feat. Christian Bricourt)
Friend of the show Christian Bricourt joined the guys for the first half of this weeks podcast to recap everyone’s Halloween, celebrate Monster by Future making it to streaming platforms (19:59), J.Cole’s The Fall Off announcement, and Bricourt challenges the sentiment of Kanye’s Jesus Is King album (55:06). Other topics covered: AppleTV+ app review, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishmen (88:53), No Ceilings 10 year anniversary and much more.
1 hr 54 min
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 37 | "Christian Scorecard"
This week on Bridge the Gap Podcast we find the guys covering new music videos from artists close to the show, a potential return guest (29:29), T-Pain’s tour cancellation, Suge Knight’s content plans with Ray J, and opinions on Netflix’s Rhythm + Flow (43:07). Also covered: the Disney+ archive content announcement (55:22), Jesus Is King the film + album (79:45) and more!
2 hr 8 min
Oct 22, 2019
Episode 36 | “You Thought You Knew” (feat. Bradley Gagné)
After experiencing 1AMRadio’s Aux Wars Miami event a few weeks ago, one of the performers were able to sit in with the Bridge the Gap boys this week. Bradley Gagné came to sit with the guys to discuss what’s been going on in Mexico, Rolling Loud NY, reports on a 6ix9ine documentary (32:56) and more. The guys also get into Bradley’s viewpoints on Florida’s underground, his unique sound, his relationship with LH (92:19) another highlight of Aux Wars Miami, plans to travel to Los Angeles (102:07) and more.
2 hr 2 min
Oct 15, 2019
Episode 35 | "Riddle Me This Riddle Me That"
On this episode of Bridge the Gap Podcast after spoiling the recently released Joker movie, the guys give proper assessment of Aux Wars Miami (26:25), Dennis Graham’s comments on his track record as Drake’s dad, and Miguel proposes cancelling Hulu (47:58). Other topics: Tory Lanez’s Chixtape 5 announcement, Tunecore and CD Baby in China, Hitman Fuego’s Before Summer Ends music video (66:45), where is Kendrick Lamar?, plans for Halloween and much more.
1 hr 51 min
Oct 8, 2019
Episode 34 | “We Don’t Care”
During this weeks episode, Jose remembers an experience drinking a beer brewed with tequila, Miguel returns with high energy towards racially charged convictions (17:30) and BIG P recognizes the passing of Louie Rankin. Jose hopes for victory for the Yankees, the guys talk about International Podcast Day last week (34:47) and Miguel addresses Jose and BIG P’s sentiments on DaBaby’s album. Other topics discussed: Travi$ Scott’s music and relationship triangle, a Joker movie review (60:38), BIG P’s experience with local comedians last week, DeLaSerg gets BIG P to address a tweet exchange (82:13), some good news and much more.
1 hr 58 min
Oct 1, 2019
Episode 33 | "The Tangent Podcast" (feat. Rosa)
Dirty thirty season continues on Bridge the Gap Podcast with another friend of the show, the first female guest, and Jose’s girlfriend Rosa. After a full-fledged update on the pet dogs of the podcast, the guys reflect and critique on new albums from Hitman Fuego (34:06) and DaBaby. Jose takes a moment to rant on Kanye’s consistent inconsistency (52:52). Other topics discussed: The Forbes highest Hip-Hop list, El Camino the Breaking Bad Netflix movie (84:45), fun facts from Rosa on a 90’s female anime show, a Ratatouille update (105:30), BIG P gets DJ Akademiks out of here, Jose confirms the return of Panelist Pee (115:15) and much more.
2 hr 3 min
Sep 24, 2019
Episode 32 | "Ratatouille" (feat. Hitman Fuego)
Jose, BIG P, Migg and DeLaSerg are joined by Hitman Fuego, rapper, clothing designer, and friend of the show this week. Topics this week: Good Thinking in NY (10:32), Boondocks on HBO, Area 51 and alien stories (23:38), a REVOLT summit panel, Gang Starr and J. Cole, 6ix9ine (58:16) and more. Hitman Fuego shares the inception of his new project Before Summer Ends, the guys ask Fuego about his path thus far, where things stand with Militia West Clothing (86:10), feeling the impact of his music, and much more.
1 hr 58 min
Sep 17, 2019
Episode 31 | “Stop Playin’” (feat. Drew Swace)
Dirty thirty season continues with another guest the Bridge the Gap boys have previously given their flowers too. Drew Swace is with the guys this week to talk on a couple things including them remembering where they were on 9/11, vinyls outselling CD’s for the first time in a long time, and opinions on the Hulu Wu-Tang series (26:26). After reviewing the new Post Malone album the guys shift into focusing on Drew Swace’s beginnings, the origins of Poor Amerika, and his WWE influences (51:00). The guys get Drew Swace to also talk on the shift in his career with new management (70:30), teasing his upcoming project, the changes he’s seen in the concert experience and more.
1 hr 35 min
Sep 10, 2019
Episode 30 | "Edge" (feat. Kevo El Ninyo)
Thirty episodes in and the guys are joined by friend of the show and artist Kevo El Ninyo! During their conversation they anticipate the wedding the guys have mentioned before (14:28) and Kevo El Ninyo shares his early experiences with music and performing before artists like Retch and Lil’ Pump. Kevo and Jose get into a shared experience in their upbringing (61:56), Kevo explains his perspective on health being wealth, and Jose brings up Travis Scott vs T-Pain on autotune (101:15). BIG P asks about Kevo’s self-described hiatus, opinions on female rappers, Florida rappers and the presentation of their work (129:41), and much more.
2 hr 46 min
Sep 3, 2019
Episode 29 | "Hurricane Cap"
This week the Bridge the Gap boys demonstrate that they are here to deliver each and every week! No hurricane was going to stop them, and after addressing the impact of Hurricane Dorian (13:54) the guys report on Salt Bae’s mismanagement, Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special (24:32), Hasboro owning Death Row & E One’s catalog, and Travi$’s documentary. Jose gives his take on Common’s new album and BIG P makes predictions on G.O.O.D. music striking again soon. The anniversary of Late Registration, another sign of new music from Rihanna (69:41), some good news regarding J Dilla and much more is discussed.
1 hr 34 min
Aug 27, 2019
Episode 28 | "OTP"
The Bridge the Gap boys find their groove this week starting off with the Amazon forrest fire, Tee Grizzley, and Kodak Black’s legal troubles. The 2nd official Bridge the Gap Podcast “Big Eats” food review also took place this week with the Popeyes chicken sandwich (19:55). After covering The Marathon store’s capsule with Puma and Freddie Gibbs siding with Roc Nation, Dame Dash’s most recent interview is picked apart (40:30). Travis Scott’s Netflix documentary brings video streaming into the discussion this week leading to speculation on the value of the live performance today (51:19), Matrix 4 is anticipated, new music is covered and predictions on new music from Hitman Fuego are made (84:08).
1 hr 32 min
Aug 20, 2019
Episode 27 | “For the Ladies”
Jose, BIG P, Migg and DeLaSerg this week share some health updates, the reaction to Roc Nation’s NFL deal (17:50), Viacom and CBS’s merger further shifting video and the Free Meek documentary on Amazon Prime (46:00). Getting into music, things such as whether first-week sales in the streaming era matter (53:50), Nicki Minaj’s revival of Queen Radio and her recent movements, So Much Fun (1:21:41), and much more is covered.
1 hr 58 min
Aug 13, 2019
Episode 26 | "Criteria"
During this weeks episode, the Bridge the Gap boys waste no time before going over Rick Ross’s Port of Miami 2 (11:48). After reviewing the album, media narratives on Rick Ross, and the highlights the guys pick apart the unreleased Pusha T verse. The best in hip-hop list trend of the last couple weeks is addressed and the key point missing in each list (34:00), BIG P & Jose each share their top 10’s and the reasoning for these choices. Jose, BIG P, DeLaSerg & Migg cover Apple Music Masters and continue to spotlight their decisions and their value. The Disney+ announcement brings BIG P to recalibrate predictions on the streaming market and others reposition after weighing out the options (56:03). Tommy Boy Records negotiations with DeLaSoul, Griselda x Roc Nation, Young Thug’s next project to be executive produced by J. Cole (1:29:20), Nicki Minaj & Meg Thee Stallion’s union, Chance’s album being bested and more are covered. Listen to this episode for some good news connected…
2 hr 1 min
Aug 6, 2019
Episode 25 | “Last Friday Night”
Jose, BIG P, Migg and DeLaSerg share stories from vacation, a local food review, corrections on statements from last weeks episode, confirmation on Battle of the Carters, their thoughts on Southside’s comments on Broward, and a positive A$AP update this week (36:36). More covered: Chance and YBN Cordae’s albums, Katy Perry’s sample clearance lawsuit, Drake’s care package (1:23:54), Yeezy and Adidas’s mass restock, a review of the newest Quentin Tarantino movie, and much more. This week features good news for Cyntonia Brown and Nipsey Hussle.
2 hr 31 min
Jul 30, 2019
Episode 24 | "Fresh off the Float"
During this weeks episode, things start off with BIG P asking the listeners a question while reporting on Apple funding their own exclusive podcasts (17:14) and Drake’s distancing from Apple brings DeLaSerg to point out a key statistic connected to his career. The fellas give a Puerto Rico update, and congratulate Meg Thee Stallion on her ownership achievement (38:20). Mig introduces the XXL freestyles, and the guys celebrate where the culture is and pose a couple questions while highlighting Meek Mill and Jay-Z’s joint business venture. BIG P proposes some plans for September in Atlanta to Bridge the Gap at REVOLT (55:39), the guys give an A$AP Rocky update and talk about the new Good Thinking collection. BIG P reinforces his perspective on the future of video streaming and Jose gets in his float bag about the stock price of Netflix (1:15:00).
1 hr 28 min
Jul 23, 2019
Episode 23 | “Talk To Me Nice”
This week we find the Bridge the Gap boys talking nice for a little without Mig. After recapping and updating amongst themselves, they go over legal troubles of a couple high-profile figures within the culture, the unrest in Puerto Rico, Trump and A$AP Rocky, and Beyonce executive producing the soundtrack to the new Lion King movie (31:35). More new music is covered, and the guys speculate on whether Chance The Rapper can outdo himself on his “debut album”. Things get nostalgic after recognizing 11 years of “A Kid Named Cudi” (1:01:39) and BIG P somehow connects Ultra 2020 to A$AP Rocky. Jose shares his comments on the Kanye West leak and the fellas close with some good news.
1 hr 27 min
Jul 16, 2019
Episode 22 | “Brickell Boy”
On this episode of Bridge the Gap Podcast we find the guys recapping the first event they were all present for (13:06), another event BIG P and DeLaSerg have been teasing for a few weeks, and the nostalgic 2019 OVO fest line-up. The guys pick apart Jermaine Dupri’s out of touch comments (44:29), another article supporting BIG P’s argument on Netflix and video streaming trends, and a couple updates from two of the guys favorites in their business endeavors (1:17:51). Jadakiss’s comments on artist management are addressed and the guys feel the impact of their efforts after seeing the response to a MIEUX magazine tweet (1:46:48). The Battle of the Carters episode is teased again and the guys close with some good news.
2 hr 5 min
Jul 9, 2019
Episode 21 | “Can She Rap?”
This week the Bridge the Gap boys get into a lot! They start off highlighting an event taking place this weekend (7:35), Scooter Braun finds his way into the conversation again, and the Russ Joe Budden pull up interview brings Jose to revive a phrase from season one. Dreamville’s Revenge of the Dreamers III leads to a heated discussion on J. Cole’s recent decisions and the interpretation of its impact (26:41). Lil’ Nas X, an explosion in Plantation over the weekend and A$AP Rocky’s legal troubles are also covered. The fellas give focus to women in rap music which leads to a dialogue on double standards with expectations from men vs. women (50:26). The NBA, free agency, and changes in the league bring BIG P to ask if the Eastern Conference will continue to be entertaining. The guys revisit conversations on video streaming content and anticipate something new from Hulu (1:12:41). The guys bring Bitcoin back up, some good news, and a lot more.
1 hr 48 min
Jul 2, 2019
Episode 20 | “Big Petty”
On this weeks episode, the Bridge the Gap boys start off with some sports as another soccer tournament is currently underway. They dive into a slew of new music from artists such as Benny The Butcher, Daniel Ceasar, Chris Brown, Freddie Gibbs and much more. Music discussions lead to questioning the reception Chris Brown gets (48:54), predictions on the return of Rihanna the musician, speculating on Nicki Minaj’s next move and recapping the BET awards. After covering the Universal catalog fire, reports on Netflix’s trouble with NBC pits Jose and Miguel against Big P on whether people will continue to use Netflix (1:32:25). The good news segment makes a return.
1 hr 54 min
Jun 25, 2019
Episode 19 | “That’s Crazy” (feat. Anonymuz)
This week we find Anonymuz, a rapper discussed on previous episodes join the conversation with the Bridge the Gap boys. They start going over his path to this point, some stories on BIG P’s role in his early career (9:33), and the difference between an EP and an album. They also get into his leap of faith moment in 2016, his opinions on Florida artists and them capitalizing on the moment, and more memories with Jose lead to how he stays grounded (46:14). Between questions on songs from Vice City and There Is No Threat, plus congratulating him on his connection to the talent agency merger report, he speaks on a moment where he suffered from writers block and its connection to his most recent project. Anon also shares insight on Denzel Curry’s influence with relation to his stream of consciousness (59:28), Jose points out how Anonymuz is refreshing to him in the streaming era, DeLaSerg asks about his top 3 favorite animes, they all go over the 2019 XXL cover (1:15:00), and much more…
1 hr 39 min
Jun 18, 2019
Episode 18 | "Let Love"
During this weeks episode, Miguel returns to start off speaking on the job offer the guys brought up last week, BIG P brings up a couple live events taking place in coming weeks (11:43), and the four gentlemen dive into a slew of new music. Besides new music Common’s new book, and updates on DJ Khaled’s “reactions” lead to highlighting legacy act strategies in the streaming era (46:58). Discussions on Roc Nation Sports and the Brooklyn Nets, Miley Cyrus’s weak response to appropriation accusations, and reflections on The Warm Up & Thank Me Later take place (1:03:40) and the guys close this week with good news celebrating another legacy rap artist.
1 hr 17 min
Jun 11, 2019
Episode 17 | “$H,000,000,000V”
This week Jose, BIG P, and DeLaSerg get to business going straight into national politics and its local impact on BIG P (4:15). The guys pick apart and appreciate Jay-Z’s billion dollar milestone and comment on DJ Khaled’s reaction to his first week sales report (21:33). Future’s new EP leads to BIG P asking if Future’s lost his edge, Drake and Chris Brown’s new song is discussed, and the guys question which produces a better result between drinking and podcasting or podcasting drunk. Technology comes up this week when the fellas discuss the job offer Miggtm received. The Netflix series When They Us by Ava Duvernay (49:39), a Talent agency merger report, and the NBA Finals are covered. Predictions on new music from Drake should the Raptors win, reports on the Beyhive’s sting during the NBA finals (1:08:54), and Jose suggests a cook-off between two friends (1:15:48). The guys close with some good news attached to a favorite of topics amongst the guys.
1 hr 27 min
Jun 4, 2019
Episode 16 | “The Rebrand”
On this weeks episode, the guys start off by paying respect to an educator Jose and DeLaSerg were familiar with. The guys recap the AUX WARS event mars3times mentioned a couple weeks back and the guys give their takeaways from the artists they saw perform (23:35). An engagement, Warner Bros. Records, and Denzel Curry’s new album and the timing of its release is discussed (57:49). The Lil’ Weezyana festival’s 5th year line-up and Kanye Wests’ interview with David Letterman are picked apart (1:10:45). The success seen from IGOR, new music coming from Freddie Gibbs + Madlib, and plans on Otero vs. Jose’s “Battle of the Carters” begin (1:35:32). The guys close sharing good news and more respects are paid.
1 hr 44 min
May 28, 2019
Episode 15 | “Don’t Do It”
During this weeks episode, the fellas go over Wu-Tang’s recent Showtime series, a recent report on The Notorious B.I.G’s legacy, a boxer’s Roc Nation Sports lawsuit (23:14), and new music from J. Cole, Young Thug & Travi$ Scott. The fellas congratulate all parties involved and comment on Hitman Fuego’s Around the Way music video (43:36), Amazon’s bold new offer for gift cards, and Drake breaking the Drake sports curse (56:30). Feelings on Game of Thrones are shared, BIG P and DeLaSerg tease another event, and the guys revisit the discussion on music movies, biopics, and documentaries (1:16:34). More developments are briefly covered on the future of the podcasting industry, the fellas thank listeners for the success of last weeks podcast (1:34:24), and some good news is shared.
1 hr 47 min
May 21, 2019
Episode 14 | “Jozaytoven” (feat. mars3times)
This week of the Bridge the Gap Podcast features Dash Radio personality, fashion brand owner, and Youtuber mars3times having an interesting conversation with the Bridge the Gap boys where the interviewer gets interviewed. Some of what’s covered: Mars’s Journey from the Miami underground music scene to working closely with YesJulz in LA (16:00), Mars as the interviewer doing his own research on Hip-Hop media’s impact on this podcast (35:37), the YouTube music production phenomenon (56:42), newly released music, new collections from marsmarsmars clothing (1:16:44), his favorite interviews he’s done (1:31:05) and much more.
2 hr 3 min
May 14, 2019
Episode 13 | “Do You Get It Now?!”
On this weeks episode, the guys start off with Jose sharing his recent exploration into minimalism (3:55). Reports on Kurtis Blow’s health and the impact of Rolling Loud is covered. Jose and BIG P got mixy last week and shared their experience at the Rxdical Records pop-up event (22:05). More music with Logic’s comments on sample clearances (40:09), Hip-Hop’s influence on the Billboard charts (53:22), and upcoming artists (1:00:58). Ayesha Curry’s recent comments lead BIG P to question if humans are insatiable (1:06:17), and the price of Bitcoin comes up again (1:22:47). The guys close this week by sharing good news about firefighters throughout Florida (1:32:25).
1 hr 39 min
May 7, 2019
Episode 12 | "Durag Pee"
After a couple weeks away from podcasting, Jose, BIG P, and DeLaSerg reunite with a lot to address and a lot of energy throughout the discussion. The guys cover their time away from recording and start by recapping the Joe Budden Podcast Miami live show (10:29). Jose picks apart, comments, and makes connections to Kanye West’s Sunday Service Coachella performance (20:02). The fellas pay their respects to John Singleton, and fall into a heated discussion on films deviating from comic book storylines while addressing Avengers: Endgame (51:40). Reviewing Jay-Z’s B-Sides 2 concert brings BIG P to ask if there are any other artists that could pull off the same form of concert (1:01:00). Reports on Woodstock’s cancellation and a possible revival of the Fyre app and Fyre Festival cause BIG P and DeLaSerg to speculate. The guys take a moment to address record labels and their recently reported dealings with Travis Scott and Maxo Kream (1:23:25). Jose and BIG P close by introducing a new…
1 hr 46 min
Apr 23, 2019
Season 1 Finale
This is a special upload where Jose and BIG P take a moment to thank the listeners for supporting them thus far. Moments of celebration, recognition, reinforcement, and humility are scattered throughout announcements on the future of the show. The winner of the first Podcast giveaway will be announced this week via social media. The second season of Bridge the Gap podcast will begin Tuesday, May 7th.
Apr 16, 2019
Episode 10 | “Varsity Font” (feat. J-Wizz)
On the final episode of the first season of Bridge the Gap Podcast, J-Wizz of Kamp Ground and Caroline Wear joins the guys to discuss his creative endeavors and some topics. They start off going over the end of the Dwayne Wade era in Miami, Virgil Abloh’s influence on J-Wizz (16:45), Coachella, and Beyonce’s Netflix documentary. Jose asks J-Wizz about inclusivity in his creative process, and the fellas play a throwback song from him and Papo Cartier (39:09). HBO’s backtracking on Michael Jackson, the possibilities of a sequel Drake and Future project (58:15), the French Montana sample lawsuit, Nipsey Hussle’s celebration of life at the Staples Center, new music from Mikey More, Tut, Anderson .Paak and more is covered. The fellas close out the first season by answering a couple questions from listeners (1:29:30) and falling into a conversation on film. Find J-Wizz, and both his brands on Twitter and Instagram in the description on our website bridgethegappod.com
1 hr 52 min
Apr 9, 2019
Episode 9 | "Did You Watch Harry Potter?"
This weeks episode of Bridge the Gap Podcast starts off by paying respect to Nipsey Hussle, reflecting on his influence, and going over the most recent developments. The guys go over Kanye's last minute Coachella gig (23:13), and go over Beyoncé’s new Adidas deal. BIG P & DeLaSerg make statements on the Miami concert market, and the guys feed into Game of Thrones hype (54:05). The price of bitcoin, Jeff Bezos’s marital issues, and the Old Town Road remix are covered. The first Podcast giveaway is announced (1:11:02) and much more is addressed. Submit questions you would like Jose and BIG P to answer on the show by emailing the podcast or DM the podcast on social media, questions will be answered next week.
1 hr 34 min
Apr 2, 2019
Episode 8 | "Woke Class 101"
On this weeks episode of Bridge the Gap Podcast, BIG P’s partner Los subs in for DeLaSerg and a couple interesting things are covered. An algorithm landing a record deal and it’s impact on listeners and musicians, (12:48) the fellas revisit and react to Apple’s event and the new products announced, the newest updates on Lil Uzi Vert’s career (25:41), and a brief rundown of Anonymuz’s There is No Threat takes place. (38:43) Predictions on Big Sean’s new music are made (48:21), and Lil’ Nas X being removed from country charts by Billboard is questioned (55:38). Submit questions you would like Jose and BIG P to answer on the show by emailing the Podcast or DM the podcast through social media, questions will be answered very soon.
1 hr 6 min
Mar 26, 2019
Episode 7 | "Two for Two"
During this episode, the guys address a recent tweet from Twelvelen regarding his situation and congratulate Jay-Z on his festival gig this summer and the newest accolades recognizing The Blueprint album (13:55). Discussing J Cole’s appearance on GQ, and a recently released Lil’ Peep documentary (39:33) reinforces the diversity in Hip-Hop they've previously discussed. After a Mac Miller and Madlib report is covered, the guys dive into Jordan Peele’s newly released horror film, Us (46:00). Disney’s recent acquisition of Fox brings the guys to question when the monopoly card will be played, and the planning for something special on episode 10 begins (1:12:05).
1 hr 21 min
Mar 19, 2019
Episode 6 | "The Streaming Farm"
On this weeks episode of Bridge the Gap Podcast, we find Jose and BIG P exploring their inner tech-junkies as BIG P reflects on his affinity for Apple and reacts to their newest event announcement (9:54). The guys also address the Apple vs. Spotify lawsuit, and Hulu’s newest offer with Spotify. Jose questions whether we are in the middle of a resurgence of lyrical hip-hop (35:47), and the climate of social media is addressed. The YesJulz, Scottie Beam, and Karen Civil public spat is covered and connected to greater thoughts on cancel culture (54:40). After addressing one hell of an Instagram video post, the fellas anticipate new music from Anonymuz and more (1:14:40).
1 hr 30 min
Mar 12, 2019
Episode 5 | "New Rapper Starter Kit"
This week as Jose and Big P had a great week, the slow news week was not going to slow them down! Russ’s comments on Twitter (4:10), and Steve Stoute's United Masters service is addressed. Jose gives his take on a Juice WRLD article Big P shared and his new album. The fellas also dive into Kanye West's recent legal troubles (32:45) and a questionable Rolling Loud performance (49:30) is also addressed. * Subscribe to the podcast on the platform of your preference and follow the Podcast on Twitter and Instagram. * http://bridgethegappod.com * http://instagram.com/bridgethegappodcast * http://twitter.com/bridgethegappod * http://twitter.com/jose_azcona * http://instagram.com/jose_azcona * http://twitter.com/basedpee * http://instagram.com/basedpee * Bridge the Gap Podcast is a podcast based in South Florida covering current events in pop culture, music, urban culture, fashion, business, technology, the local scene and much more.
1 hr 1 min
Mar 5, 2019
Episode 4 | "Scooter"
This episode of Bridge the Gap Podcast consists of Jose and Big P going over a couple interesting topics after an eventful week. Things like the R. Kelly situation (7:30), the reaction to Kanye West's Sunday Service (15:59), and Lebron James being an A&R on 2 Chainz's recently released album (36:25) is some of what's discussed. Big P reacts to high-fashion racial insensitivity + Virgil Abloh (57:30) and Apple's recent reports of revenue losses (1:02:15) are addressed. Jose asks Big P about the J. Cole Middle Child music video (1:04:47) and they both realize a couple things about the format of music videos today. Jose also makes a special announcement about the music played on the podcast (1:11:10). * Subscribe to the podcast on the platform of your preference and follow the Podcast on Twitter and Instagram. * http://bridgethegappod.com * http://instagram.com/bridgethegappodcast * http://twitter.com/bridgethegappod * http://twitter.com/jose_azcona * http://instagram.co…
1 hr 18 min
Feb 26, 2019
Episode 3 | "Full Stereo"
During the first episode where Jose and Big P are on their own, they finally figure out some of the technical issues they’ve had thus far. They discuss whether people listen to music for the content or the feeling (13:00), comment on unreleased Chewy Newton music (17:05), and thank all the listeners for joining them on this journey thus far (25:25). They also go over new music from Lucki (30:55), continued coverage of the music streaming market (35:37) and new music from Drew Swace (44:26). * Subscribe to the podcast on the platform of your preference and follow the Podcast on Twitter and Instagram. * http://bridgethegappod.com * http://instagram.com/bridgethegappodcast * http://twitter.com/bridgethegappod * http://twitter.com/jose_azcona * http://instagram.com/jose_azcona * http://twitter.com/basedpee * http://instagram.com/basedpee * Bridge the Gap Podcast is a podcast based in South Florida covering current events in pop culture, music, urban culture, fa…
Feb 21, 2019
Episode 2 | "Laced Up" (feat. Staylaced1k)
On this episode of Bridge the Gap Podcast, Jose and Big P are joined by a special guest, Staylaced1k, who was mentioned during their Soundcloud discussion. Laced discussed his recent lifestyle change (5:35), the decision to begin really pushing his music (10:00), issues he ran into with Soundcloud (15:11), if he's targeting an audience (19:01), what he's been listening to lately, how he chooses who he works with (40:41) and much more. He came on to also announce that the discussion had on the first episode has moved him to get his music out everywhere. Jose and Big P also play the three songs he has currently available on Soundcloud (20:58). * Subscribe to the podcast on the platform of your preference and follow the Podcast on Twitter and Instagram. * http://bridgethegappod.com * http://instagram.com/bridgethegappodcast * http://twitter.com/bridgethegappod * http://twitter.com/jose_azcona * http://instagram.com/jose_azcona * http://twitter.com/basedpee * http:/…
Feb 12, 2019
Episode 1 | "The Intro" (feat. Miguel Azcona)
On the first episode of the Bridge the Gap Podcast, co-hosts Jose and Big P introduce themselves and get comfortable through this medium as they start this podcast. Jose’s brother Miguel joins in as the following topics are discussed: an overview of their week (02:00), Spotify’s aggressive shift into Podcasts (06:38), 21 Savage (20:38), Soundcloud’s stake in the streaming market (42:06), Hitman Fuego’s MZONE project (00:59:59), and their grammy predictions (01:06:09). * Subscribe to the podcast on the platform of your preference and follow the Podcast on Twitter and Instagram. * http://bridgethegappod.com * http://instagram.com/bridgethegappodcast * http://twitter.com/bridgethegappod * http://twitter.com/jose_azcona * http://instagram.com/jose_azcona * http://twitter.com/basedpee * http://instagram.com/basedpee * https://www.instagram.com/miggtm/ * Bridge the Gap Podcast is a podcast based in South Florida covering current events in pop cu…
1 hr 16 min