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A hip-hop show rich in songs and stories – podcasts of the week

A hip-hop show rich in songs and stories – podcasts of the week

Mogul delves into music history with in its Mixtapes spinoff. Plus: Alan Cumming takes up the baton from Will Young on the honest, brilliant Homo Sapiens

The Mogul Mixtapes

Hosted by Brandon “Jinx” Jenkins, Mogul always delivers the biggest moments in hip-hop, with access to the people who were there for them. The Mixtapes spin-off is particularly rich in songs and stories, with Ear Hustle’s Earlonne Woods picking his choices. Now free, he was sentenced to life in prison in 1988. You can hear the love as he talks about the first time he heard Nwa. “It was a straight mirror to my reality,” he says, before dropping Rob Base & DJ Ez Rock’s It Takes Two and Ice-t’s Make It Funky. Previous episodes feature Ludacris and Mouse Jones. Hannah Verdier

In an unprecedented move for the industry, Joe Rogan has signed a massive $100 million (£82 million) Spotify deal, which

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