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The Hip Hop Debate

The Hip Hop Debate

By Paul Torres

Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate the hottest topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc.
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2021 Year in Review
2021 Year in Review
In this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle keep the normal style. They have multiple topics that they discuss in timed debate style show. They definitely disagreed on most of the topics but we want to hear from you! Share your views on the topics with us in the comments! ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc. Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Twitter: WeDebateHipHop Instagram: TheHipHopDebate Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
01:10:35
January 07, 2022
12-17-2021
12-17-2021
n this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle keep the normal style. They have multiple topics that they discuss in timed debate style show. They definitely disagreed on most of the topics but we want to hear from you! Share your views on the topics with us in the comments! ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc. Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Twitter: WeDebateHipHop Instagram: TheHipHopDebate Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
53:23
December 17, 2021
12/3/2021
12/3/2021
In this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle keep the style of last episode. They have multiple topics that they discuss in timed debate style show. They definitely disagreed on most of the topics but we want to hear from you! Share your views on the topics with us in the comments! ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc. Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Twitter: WeDebateHipHop Instagram: TheHipHopDebate Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
01:05:17
December 03, 2021
It's A Little Drafty In Here
It's A Little Drafty In Here
In this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle change it up this episode! They decided to go a Hip Hop Label Draft! They act as label heads and pick rappers, producers, and groups to create the best label they can. It is a draft so there are a few occasions where Kyle and Paul both had their picks stolen. Share your views on the draft and who you would pick with us in the comments! ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc. Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Twitter: WeDebateHipHop Instagram: TheHipHopDebate Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
54:13
November 19, 2021
11/12/2021
11/12/2021
In this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle keep the style of last episode. They have multiple topics that they discuss in timed debate style show. They definitely disagreed on most of the topics but we want to hear from you! Share your views on the topics with us in the comments! ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc. Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Twitter: WeDebateHipHop Instagram: TheHipHopDebate Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
01:03:57
November 12, 2021
11/05/2021
11/05/2021
In this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle keep the style of last episode. They have multiple topics that they discuss in timed debate style show. They definitely disagreed on most of the topics but we want to hear from you! Share your views on the topics with us in the comments! ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc. Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Twitter: WeDebateHipHop Instagram: TheHipHopDebate Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
01:18:28
November 05, 2021
10/29/2021
10/29/2021
In this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle keep the style of last episode. They have multiple topics that they discuss in timed debate style show. They definitely disagreed on most of the topics but we want to hear from you! Share your views on the topics with us in the comments! ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc. Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Twitter: WeDebateHipHop Instagram: TheHipHopDebate Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
42:17
October 29, 2021
Episode 5- 10/22/21
Episode 5- 10/22/21
In this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle keep the style of last episode. They have multiple topics that they discuss in timed debate style show. They definitely disagreed on most of the topics but we want to hear from you! Share your views on the topics with us in the comments! ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc. Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Twitter: WeDebateHipHop Instagram: TheHipHopDebate Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
01:37:22
October 22, 2021
Episode 4- We Finally Debate!
Episode 4- We Finally Debate!
In this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle change the style of the show a bit. They have multiple topics that they discuss in timed debate style show. They definitely disagreed on most of the topics but we want to hear from you! Share your views on the topics with us in the comments! ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc. Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Twitter: WeDebateHipHop Instagram: TheHipHopDebate Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
50:52
October 15, 2021
Episode 3- Which Era Was The Best?
Episode 3- Which Era Was The Best?
In this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle duke it out over possibly the biggest topic in Hip Hop -- Which Era Was the Best? We both had two very different answers but we want to hear from you! Share your Best Era in Hip Hop with us in the comments! ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc. Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Twitter: WeDebateHipHop Instagram: TheHipHopDebate Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
01:01:57
October 08, 2021
Episode 2- The Top 5 Most Influential Rappers of All Time
Episode 2- The Top 5 Most Influential Rappers of All Time
In this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle duke it out over a highly contentious topic in Hip Hop -- Who are the Top 5 Most Influential Rappers of All Time? You will be just as shocked as we are to only share one artist between our lists! Share your Top 5 with us in the comments! ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc. Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe! Twitter: WeDebateHipHop Instagram: TheHipHopDebate Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
01:43:56
October 01, 2021
Episode 1- Donda or CLB?
Episode 1- Donda or CLB?
In this week's episode of The Hip Hop Debate, Paul and Kyle duke it out over the most debated topic in the music industry right now -- DONDA OR CLB? What album do you favor? Share with us in the comments!    ABOUT THE HIP HOP DEBATE Meet Paul (he/him) and Kyle (he/him); two former college roommates who bonded over their love for music. Both have a great passion for music, production, and the creative artistry. In this podcast, the guys and guests debate topics in hip-hop, like who are the GOATs, who are the hitmakers, best of old school, new school, etc.    Have a topic you want to debate or want to listen to the guy's debate? Email thehiphopdebate@gmail.com.    Be sure to like, share, and subscribe!   Twitter: WeDebateHipHop  Instagram: TheHipHopDebate  Listen to older episodes of The Hip Hop Debate:  Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hip-hop-debate/id1448648808?mt=2&uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy84N2Y3N2VjL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz
01:28:09
September 24, 2021
Is Migos the Biggest Group of All Time?
Is Migos the Biggest Group of All Time?
In this brand new episode debate on how big Migos really is. There are many groups that people might of forgotten, I know I did. I also give my top 5 list as always. Please subscribe on ALL platforms. Follow on Twitter @WeDebateHipHop. Follow on Instagram @TheHipHopDebate. Please let me know what you guys think and who some of your favorite groups are! Enjoy!
21:37
February 18, 2019
Women in Hip Hop
Women in Hip Hop
In this brand new episode I tackle an awesome topic, Women in Hip Hop. For this episode I have a very special guest, my girlfriend, Amanda. She is also my first in studio guest. As well as another special guest at the end of the episode. As always subscribe and listen on ALL platforms. Follow in Twitter @WeDebateHipHop and on Instagram @TheHipHopDebate. Also give Amanda a follow @maanddyt and Victoria @VictoriaTomaselli. Let me know what you guys think, and Enjoy!
01:14:29
February 15, 2019
Is Post Malone Rap?
Is Post Malone Rap?
In this brand new episode of The Hip Hop Debate, I tackle a newer artist in Hip Hop. Is Post Malone Rap? I argue both sides of the debate and come to a different type of conclusion than expected. As always I have my Top 5 list. Remember to subscribe and listen on ALL platforms. Follow on Twitter @WeDebateHipHop and on Instagram @TheHipHopDebate. Let me know what your guys opinions on this topic is, and Enjoy!
16:55
February 11, 2019
Kendrick or Cole?
Kendrick or Cole?
In this brand new episode, I discuss a topic that any Hip Hop head would appreciate. If you had to pick one, is it Kendrick Lamar or J Cole? I also have a great interview with my good friend Luis Jaco. He provides a lot of insight on this topic. As always, subscribe and listen on ALL platforms! Follow on Twitter @WeDebateHipHop and on Instagram @TheHipHopDebate. Let me know what you guys think, and Enjoy!
49:17
February 08, 2019
My Top 10 Concerts
My Top 10 Concerts
Hey guys, so for this episode the topic is is My Top 10 concerts. This podcast is opinion based, but this topic is my most opinion based yet. Check it out and let me know what you guys think. Subscribe on ALL platforms! And follow on Twitter @WeDebateHipHop and on Instagram @TheHipHopDebate. Comment or tweet at my your guys favorite concerts, I would love to know. Let me know what you guys think, and Enjoy!
25:34
February 04, 2019
Where is Drake All Time?
Where is Drake All Time?
On this brand new episode I decide to talk about a topic that is sort of a new one, Where is Drake All Time? I did this episode a little different. For this episode I had a guest, Kyle Pegolo, and basically the whole debate was the entire episode. It was a great interview with Kyle, so you gotta check it out. Please subscribe on ALL platforms! Follow on Twitter @WeDebateHipHop and on Instagram @TheHipHopDebate! Let me know what you guys think about this topic and the style I did for this episode. Also give Kyle a follow on Twitter and Instagram @Kpegz1023. Enjoy!
01:08:36
February 01, 2019
Biggie or Pac?
Biggie or Pac?
In this brand new episode I discuss an all-time topic, Notorious B.I.G. or 2pac? This is a topic that will be debated until the end of time and this is my take. Please subscribe on ALL streaming platforms! Follow on Twitter @WeDebateHipHop and Instagram @TheHipHopDebate. Please let me know what you guys think and Enjoy!
19:41
January 28, 2019
Top 5 Albums All Time
Top 5 Albums All Time
In this brand new episode I talk about a new but similar topic, Top 5 Albums of All Time. I do it with a twist as usual. There's also a great interview with Aaron Mayo, he had a lot to say about Hip Hop as a whole. As always, subscribe on ALL platforms! Follow on Twitter @WeDebateHipHop and on Instagram @TheHipHopDebate! Let me know what you guys think, Enjoy!
01:03:21
January 25, 2019
Is Travis Scott The New Kanye West?
Is Travis Scott The New Kanye West?
In this new episode I discuss a new and not talked about topic, is Travis Scott the new Kanye West? I debate this topic and I also have MULTIPLE Top 5 lists! I also discuss the next episode al well. Please follow on Twitter @WeDebateHipHop and on Instagram @TheHipHopDebate. Also subscribe on ALL social media platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify! Let me know what you guys think, Enjoy!
24:12
January 21, 2019
Is Soundcloud good or bad for Hip Hop?
Is Soundcloud good or bad for Hip Hop?
January 18th 2019, On this episode I talk about the emergence of Soundcloud as a platform for newer artists, how it has hurt the music labels, and debate whether it is overall good or bad for Hip Hop. I have a great guest interview with Digz, who is an up and coming rapper. Go follow him on social media and Soundcloud @Ya_Digz. Subscribe to the Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and all other platforms! Follow on Twitter @WeDebateHipHop and on Instagram @TheHipHopDebate. Enjoy!
33:32
January 18, 2019
Top 10 All Time
Top 10 All Time
On this episode I break down my Top 10 list all time, but in a different fashion. I talk about what criteria gets you on my Top 10 list and what makes you higher or lower on my list. Some artists may be surprising! Please subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and others. Also follow on Twitter @WeDebateHipHop and on Instagram @TheHipHopDebate! Let me know what you guys think.
34:21
January 14, 2019
What is the state of Today's Hip Hop?
What is the state of Today's Hip Hop?
This is Episode 2 of The Hip Hop Debate, it's a packed episode. I talk about the difference between era's, what I like about today's hip hop, my Top 5 list, and a special interview with Vinny Torres. Please check it out. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts. Follow on Twitter at @WeDebateHipHop and on Instagram @TheHipHopDebate. Enjoy!
01:07:40
January 11, 2019
Which Era Was Worse?
Which Era Was Worse?
The first episode of the podcast, The Hip Hop Debate. In this opinion based podcast, I discuss unique musical topics with friends, family and fans in an open forum setting. In this episode, you will get to know my thoughts and views, as well as my guest's! Thanks for listening and sound off on this #HipHopDebate. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts and connect with me on Twitter @WeDebateHipHop and Instagram @TheHipHopDebate. Also, follow my guest @thurnisbibisi.
54:12
January 08, 2019