You wanted the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about what went down on the latest Drink Champs Happy Hour podcast episode. Well, you’ve come to the right place. Episode 4 was a wild ride from start to finish as N.O.R.E and DJ EFN kept the drinks flowing and the unfiltered conversation going with hip hop legends Fat Joe, Remy Ma, and French Montana. If you thought past episodes brought the heat, just wait until you hear what went down this time around. From crazy stories of the early Terror Squad days to what really caused the beef between Fat Joe and 50 Cent to French Montana’s escapades with Diddy and Rick Ross, this episode gave listeners a rare glimpse into the lives of rap royalty that you simply can’t find anywhere else. Tune in and get ready to be taken on a trip down memory lane you won’t soon forget. The truth shall set you free – but first, it might just blow your mind.
Drink Champs Happy Hour Episode 4 Overview
The latest episode of Drink Champs: Happy Hour premiered this week and it did not disappoint. Hosted as always by hip hop legends N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN, the show featured special guest Damian Marley, son of reggae icon Bob Marley.
- Damian discussed growing up in Jamaica as part of the legendary Marley family and how his father’s music influenced him from an early age. He shared memories of watching his father compose songs and make music in their home studio.
- The conversation then turned to Damian’s own successful career, including his three Grammy wins and over a dozen studio albums. His unique blend of reggae, dancehall, and hip hop has gained him fame in his own right.
- A highlight of the episode was when Damian revealed that he has an unreleased collaboration with Nas that was recorded over 10 years ago. He hopes to finally release the song on his next album. Fans of both artists eagerly await hearing this musical pairing.
Other topics covered included Damian’s charity work, his favorite strains of cannabis, and his thoughts on the current state of reggae and Jamaican music.
Overall, Episode 4 of Drink Champs: Happy Hour gave viewers insight into the life and career of this influential artist, as well as a glimpse into reggae culture and history. Damian’s laid-back style and philosophical outlook made for an engaging conversation and left us wanting more. Luckily, N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN confirmed that Damian will return as a guest on the show again in the future.
Guests Featured on Episode 4
The latest episode of Drink Champs featured some iconic guests in the hip hop scene.
The Doggfather himself, Snoop Dogg, joined N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN for some drinks and conversation. Snoop discussed his decades-long career, sharing stories from tours with Dre and insights into his creative process. No surprise, the gin and juice were flowing for this West Coast legend.
Terror Squad CEO Fat Joe also stopped by, reminiscing about coming up in the Bronx and his journey to success. He and N.O.R.E. traded stories from their early days hustling mixtapes, and Fat Joe gave aspiring artists advice for making it in today’s industry.
The queen of New York hip hop, Remy Ma, brought her signature style to the set. She opened up about her six years in prison, how she persevered to re-launch her career, and her thoughts on the state of female rap. Remy proved that real recognizes real, showing love and support for up-and-coming female emcees.
305 mayor Trick Daddy joined his fellow rap icons, talking about putting Florida on the hip hop map. Trick Daddy kept it real, speaking on the trials of coming from Liberty City and building his empire from the ground up.
With its all-star lineup and raw, unfiltered conversations, Episode 4 of Drink Champs was an instant classic. The stories and gems shared demonstrate the power of perseverance, authenticity, and following your dreams against all odds. If this is what we can expect from future episodes, the show is sure to become a hip hop institution.
Top Moments and Memorable Quotes
The Drink Champs episode featuring Snoop Dogg, Killer Mike, and E-40 was full of hilarious moments and unforgettable quotes. Here are some of the highlights:
Snoop’s “fo shizzle”
Snoop dropped a “fo shizzle” within the first few minutes of the episode, bringing smiles to the faces of OG hip hop fans everywhere. Some things never get old.
E-40 was sipping from a goblet fit for a king for most of the episode. His pimp cup was so big that N.O.R.E. said “that’s not a cup, that’s a pitcher!” E-40’s response? “I’m just trying to stay hydrated.”
N.O.R.E.’s diamond grill was blinding the guests (and viewers) throughout the episode. Snoop said “your teeth is dancing right now!” N.O.R.E.’s response? “I keep the dentist in business.”
The Bay vs. LA debate
A debate emerged over which city produces the best hip hop—the Bay Area or LA. N.O.R.E. couldn’t decide but Snoop made a case for “the soil that we from, the rhythm, the tempo, the lingo, the style, the fashion, the everything comes out of LA.” E-40 argued that the Bay started many trends, like thizzing and hyphy music. No consensus was reached, but it made for an entertaining discussion!
“We old now!”
The episode was filled with references to the fact that these OGs have been in the game for decades now. At one point, N.O.R.E. exclaimed “we old now! We used to be young boys, now we OGs!” But their passion for hip hop has clearly stood the test of time.
This highly entertaining episode was a trip down memory lane for hip hop fans. The Drink Champs crew delivered yet again!
Discussion of Trending Topics and Current Events
The latest episode of Drink Champs: Happy Hour featured an lively discussion about trending topics in music, entertainment and culture. Hosts N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN were joined by special guests Jim Jones, Fabolous and Jadakiss.
Current Events in Music
The hosts and guests touched on several current events happening in hip hop and R&B. They spoke about DaBaby’s recent single “Rockstar” reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100, making it his second chart-topper. They also discussed The Weeknd’s latest album “After Hours” which has dominated the charts, breaking streaming records and spawning several hit singles.
Verzuz Instagram Live Battle Series
A hot topic of debate was Swizz Beatz and Timbaland’s Verzuz battle series on Instagram Live. The show pits producers, songwriters and artists against each other in a rap battle style format. The hosts and guests shared their wish list for potential future matchups, throwing out names like Diddy vs. Jermaine Dupri, Eminem vs. Royce Da 5’9” and Alicia Keys vs. John Legend. There was a discussion about how Verzuz has become must-see entertainment during the pandemic.
Life in Quarantine
Of course, the main thing on everyone’s mind is life during COVID-19 quarantine. The hosts and guests opened up about how they’re coping with life in isolation and keeping busy. They talked about picking up new hobbies like cooking, gardening and learning to play instruments. The importance of maintaining mental health and connecting with others remotely was also stressed. There was a sense of optimism that if everyone does their part, we can make it through this difficult time together.
The latest Happy Hour was another fun, insightful episode. N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN keep the energy high and the conversation flowing with their signature blend of humor and cultural commentary. Special guests Jim Jones, Fabolous and Jadakiss brought hot takes on all the trending topics in music, entertainment and life in the age of corona. Tune in next week for the latest recap and highlights.
Final Thoughts on Drink Champs Happy Hour Episode 4
Overall, Episode 4 of Drink Champs: Happy Hour was an entertaining show. Some final thoughts:
- The hosts’ chemistry and humor continue to shine through. Their back-and-forth banter keeps things lighthearted while still driving the conversation. They play off each other well.
- The rotating guest format works. Having different guests each week, especially lesser-known up-and-comers in the drink industry, exposes viewers to new brands, products and personalities. Discovering new drinks and the stories behind them is part of the appeal.
- The games, challenges and cocktail recipes are a fun twist. Whether trying to make drinks on a budget or with strange ingredients, the interactive elements break up the standard interview format. The hosts’ reactions and results can be amusing.
- The set could use some polishing. While the overall vibe is casual and laid-back, the set seems sparse. Adding some decor, props or visuals related to the drinks and themes discussed each week could make it feel more complete.
- The run-time of around 20-25 minutes is perfect. Long enough to cover a few different drinks, banter and play some games but still short enough to remain energetic and not feel dragged out.
Drink Champs: Happy Hour continues to be an enjoyable new series for cocktail and spirits enthusiasts. The hosts’ charisma and chemistry combined with discovering new drinks, brands and maker stories in a lighthearted way makes for a fun viewing experience. The show has found a good rhythm and format, demonstrating what a short-form podcast-inspired series can offer. If you’re looking for an amusing take on drinks that doesn’t take itself too seriously, this show should be on your radar. Here’s to more episodes of learning, laughing and libations!
And there you have it, another episode of Drink Champs in the books. N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN brought the energy once again and delivered some gems that had us cracking up. The stories and jokes were flowing as much as the drinks, but that’s why we tune in, right? To get a behind-the-scenes look at some of our favorite artists in a laid-back setting where they can let loose and be themselves. If this episode is any indication of what’s to come in Season 2, we’re in for a wild ride. So pour yourself another drink and join us again next week – same time, same place. The party’s just getting started!