THE MUSIC SNOBS
About the Show
The podcast where Scoop, Isaac, Jehan, and Arthur discuss, debate, and deconstruct the music and musicians who both fascinate and frustrate them.
Episode 43: The Triple Threat of Donald Glover
July 4th, 2017
1 hr 2 mins
TV, film, funk, pop, rap
The Music Snobs take on the future by examining one of the present’s most talked about artists: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino.
Episode 42: Guest Snob Van Hunt Joins TMS
March 3rd, 2017
1 hr 9 mins
crowdfunding, kickstarter, pledge, prince
Join us for a very special episode of The Music Snobs as the crew welcomes the multi-talented singer, songwriter, and musician Van Hunt and debuts a brand new TMS segment.
Episode 41: The Race Episode
January 30th, 2017 | 52 mins 58 secs
After spending all of 2016 trying to shake off 2016, Scoop, Isaac, Jehan, and Arthur have returned to take a critical look at race and artist responsibility in current music.
Episode 40: Pop's R&B Influence; 2015 8-Track; Snobstradamus
December 30th, 2015
1 hr 16 mins
adele, bieber, electronica, jay, justin
2015 gets the ultimate side-eye when your favorite Snobs take a moment to reminisce over the past 12 months in music.
Episode 39: Anatomy of 'A Butterfly'; the Single Worst Word in Music
November 1st, 2015
1 hr 14 mins
kamasi, kendrick, terrace, thundercat
TMS dives into 2015’s most talked about release, "To Pimp A Butterfly", and wonder aloud about the social, political, and religious undertones of Kendrick Lamar’s rare artistry.
Episode 38: Is the Band The Internet the Future of R&B?; Whom Would U Fire?
June 1st, 2015
45 mins 16 secs
Internet, future, odd, r&b, thundercat
Does the group The Internet stand alone as the only artists to capture and evolve classic rhythm and blues?
Episode 37: Phonte Guest-Stars, Pt. 2; Jodeci's Legacy; the G.O.A.T. One-Hit Wonder
May 11th, 2015
1 hr 27 secs
exchange, foreign, jodeci, nicolay, r&b
Phonte Guest-Stars, Pt. 2; Jodeci's Legacy; the G.O.A.T. 1-Hit Wonder
Episode 36: Phonte Guest-Stars; The Misunderstanding of Lauryn Hill; What If Jam & Lewis Stayed?
March 26th, 2015
1 hr 2 mins
janet, lauryn, prince
Phonte Guest-Stars; The Misunderstanding of Lauryn Hill; What If Jam & Lewis Stayed?
Episode 35: Valentine’s Day 2015
February 13th, 2015 | 51 mins 28 secs
Between Kanye’s 808s and Childish Gambino’s KAUAI, which album best represents love in modern Hip Hop and R&B?
Episode 34: Lenny Kravitz & Van Hunt, the G.O.A.T. music listening format
January 25th, 2015
1 hr 4 mins
benjamin, booker, clark, gary, hunt, kravitz, rock, van
Can Lenny Kravitz & Van Hunt prove that Black musicians can rock more than a mic?
Episode 33: Worst Behavior; the Most Overshadowed Artist
January 5th, 2015
1 hr 16 mins
fela, kanye, marley, r&b, rap, usher
Can We Look Past an Artist's Worst Behavior?; the Most Overshadowed Artist
Episode 32: Who Sold the Soul?; Who will One Day Achieve Greatness?
November 28th, 2014
45 mins 38 secs
London, r&b, rock, soul, tokyo
Does the UK appreciate American Black music more than the US? And the Snobs ask: Who will One Day Achieve Greatness?
Episode 31: Lana Del Rey; the Unanswerable Question in Music
October 16th, 2014
45 mins 13 secs
del, lana, rey, rock, sza, ultraviolence, weeknd
Lana Del Rey; the Unanswerable Question in Music
Episode 30: BloodSexSugarMagik and Nevermind
September 25th, 2014
45 mins 53 secs
cobain, flea, funk, grohl, grunge, kurt, nirvana, rhcp, rock
Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nirvana