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The most fun interviews in hip-hop: comedian brothers Eric and Jeff Rosenthal, better known as ItsTheReal, engage in authentic and hilarious conversation with rappers, tastemakers, and industry veterans, all from their Upper West Side apartment.

The most fun interviews in hip-hop: comedian brothers Eric and Jeff Rosenthal, better known as ItsTheReal, engage in authentic and hilarious conversation with rappers, tastemakers, and industry veterans, all from their Upper West Side apartment.

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United States

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The most fun interviews in hip-hop: comedian brothers Eric and Jeff Rosenthal, better known as ItsTheReal, engage in authentic and hilarious conversation with rappers, tastemakers, and industry veterans, all from their Upper West Side apartment.

Language:

English


Episodes

#304: Cory Townes

2/18/2020
This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal we welcome Philly's own Cory Townes to Upper West Side to discuss his decade-long creative journey to becoming a working, thriving and happy DJ. Cory talks everything from Gremlins to seafood cheesesteaks, working in sneaker stores to working in the Apple store, designing clothes to hosting parties, writing in his own voice to writing in Cliff Paul's, meeting siblings to meeting A$AP Mob, watching How to Make It in America to watching his father,...

Duration:01:51:00

#303: Jessie Reyez

2/10/2020
This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Toronto's own singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez to the Upper West Side for a wide-ranging, thoughtful and personal conversation. We discussed everything from meeting Rihanna and Beyonce and Frank Ocean, to being mentored by King Louie, to driving through the Bath Salt District every day, to what The Weeknd and strippers have to do with her career, to her asshole years as a teenager, to when she recognized the goodness of her parents, to...

Duration:01:22:03

#302: Russ

2/4/2020
This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Russ to the Upper West Side for the wide-ranging, thoughtful and personal conversation you've been waiting for!

Duration:01:31:10

#301: Jonathan Mannion

1/27/2020
This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome legendary photographer Jonathan Mannion to the Upper West Side for a deep, hilarious and very meaningful conversation! (3:45) AKAs (4:48) What photographs/artwork he has on his walls at home. (5:28) Meeting and working with Richard Avedon (11:20) His introduction to Hip Hop and what other genres/artists he enjoys (22:37) “Who you shoot vs. How you shoot” (32:30) The first time he sold a print/photograph. (35:08) Dealing with...

Duration:01:36:23

#300: The Return of Joe Budden

1/20/2020
Now we're podding! This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome our friend and co-host of the Joe Budden Podcast, Joe Budden, back to the Upper West Side for a deep and dope conversation about patience, determination, vision and happiness. TOPICS: 8:25 Podcast starts 11:19 Joe Budden TV 14:44 Betting on yourself and being patient when dealing with big companies/corporations 29:09 Veering off from a traditional rap career into radio and podcasting 43:31 Time at Complex and...

Duration:01:33:27

#299: Riggs Morales

1/13/2020
This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome Atlantic Records VP of A&R and Artist Development Riggs Morales to the Upper West Side! Riggs discusses growing up in Washington Heights, a kid in love with comic books, riding the subways to avoid school, a terrible hustler with a great work ethic, who had an interest in the music business, but no way in, and the break he caught when he met the legendary hip-hop writer Bonz Malone. We talk about how he got on at The Source, writing...

Duration:02:04:57

#298: Ryan Leslie

1/7/2020
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome producer/singer/rapper/tech CEO Ryan Leslie to the Upper West Side for a thoughtful, hilarious and meaningful conversation about music, operating direct-to-consumer, dignity, artistry, hard work and vision, plus stories about Fabolous, Cassie, Jagged Edge, Tommy Motolla, Miley Cyrus and much more! 6:59 AKAs Eric aka Ain’t Nothing to Cut My Bitch Off aka ASPCA Jeff aka Melt the Block aka Fondue Ryan Leslie aka The Slasher Ryan Leslie...

Duration:01:38:55

#297: Hovain Hylton

12/30/2019
This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, we welcome manager, dot-connector, and Cinematic Music Group partner Hovain Hylton to the Upper West Side! Hovain discuses the dark realities in growing up in Brownsville, Brooklyn, exploring all other parts of the borough as a young man, gaining musical inspiration from seeing Puff Daddy and the Family at Madison Square Garden, and life inspiration from seeing his own cousin's music video on television. Hov talks putting off real jobs and...

Duration:01:24:54

#296: Our Brother Dan

12/24/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 12 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we welcome our brother Dan back to the Upper West Side for the conversation the streets have been asking for! This episode also features guest appearances from our friends Greg Mayo and David Cho. 3:02 AKAs Eric aka Brooks Brothers aka Family Ties Jeff aka The Fly God aka Jeff Goldblum Dan aka Eric and Jeff’s Brother aka Your Third Favorite Brother on Your Third Favorite Podcast. Dan speaks about: 5:29...

Duration:01:24:39

#295: The Return of Brandon Jinx Jenkins

12/22/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 11 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we welcome Jersey's own Brandon Jinx Jenkins back to the Upper West Side for a conversation that creatives need to hear! 1:30 AKAs Eric aka Running with the Pump aka New Jersey Gas Attendant Jeff aka Chop Up the Block aka Jenga Jinx aka Brandon aka The #1 Guest aka I’m Coming Back 3 or 4 More Times Jinx speaks about: 4:00 What aspect he feels most overlooked in/ Trying to do everything by himself vs....

Duration:01:35:28

#294: The Return of Jim Jones

12/22/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 10 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we welcome Harlem's own Jim Jones back to the Upper West Side for a wide-ranging, hilarious and personal conversation!

Duration:01:00:28

#293: The Return of !llmind

12/20/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 9 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we welcome producer !llmind back to the Upper West Side for a wide-ranging and personal conversation!

Duration:01:39:17

#292: Yung Baby Tate

12/19/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 8 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we went to Atlanta to sit down with Decatur's own singer/rapper/singer-and-rapper Yung Baby Tate for a wide-ranging and personal conversation!

Duration:01:24:52

#291: Jorge Peniche

12/18/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 7 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we went to the Los Angeles Athletic Club's Trophy Room to sit down with Jorge Peniche - Nipsey Hussle's photographer, tour manager, creative partner and friend - for a wide-ranging and personal conversation!

Duration:01:57:55

#290: Gia Peppers

12/17/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 6 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we welcome entertainment personality, interviewer and podcaster Gia Peppers to the Upper West Side for a wide-ranging and personal conversation!

Duration:01:39:35

#289: James Rico of Reel Goats

12/17/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 5 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we welcome DaBaby's music video director and creative partner in Reel Goats, James Rico, to the Upper West Side for a wide-ranging and personal conversation!

Duration:01:43:49

#288: The Return of Bun B

12/15/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 4 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we welcome The Trill OG Bun B back to the Upper West Side for a long-awaited, wide-ranging and personal conversation!

Duration:01:35:48

#287: Tinashe

12/14/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 3 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we went to Los Angeles to sit down with singer/songwriter/dancer/actor/chef/baker/Tae Kwon Do blackbelt/Taco Tuesday hostess Tinashe for a wide-ranging and personal conversation!

Duration:01:25:15

#286: Watchman Writer Cord Jefferson

12/13/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 2 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we went to Los Angeles to sit down with two-time 2019 WGA Award nominee, writer for Succession, The Good Place and of course Watchmen, where he co-wrote Episode 6, This Extraordinary Being, Cord Jefferson for a wide-ranging and personal conversation!

Duration:01:30:13

#285: Cam'ron

12/12/2019
Today on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, for Day 1 of the #12DaysOfPodcasts, we welcome Harlem legend Cam'Ron to the Upper West Side for a wide-ranging, dynamic, hilarious and personal conversation!

Duration:01:37:20