DiscoverJuan Ep Is Life6/4/2024: Live Episode from The Roots Picnic 2024 w/ Freeway and Peedi Crakk
6/4/2024: Live Episode from The Roots Picnic 2024 w/ Freeway and Peedi Crakk

6/4/2024: Live Episode from The Roots Picnic 2024 w/ Freeway and Peedi Crakk

Update: 2024-06-04
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This episode of "One F is Life" features an interview with Freeway and PD Crack, two Philadelphia rappers who discuss their friendship, their rise to fame, and their experiences in the music industry. The episode begins with a discussion of the Roots Picnic, where the podcast is being recorded. Rosenberg, the host, introduces Freeway and PD Crack as guests and talks about their history together. They discuss their early days in Philadelphia, their shared experiences in the music industry, and their friendship. The conversation touches on their time with Jay-Z and Dame Dash, their experiences with the music industry, and their thoughts on the current state of hip-hop. The episode ends with a performance by Freeway and PD Crack, marking the first time an artist has performed live on the podcast.

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00:00:00
Introduction

This Chapter introduces the episode and the guests, Freeway and PD Crack. Rosenberg, the host, talks about the Roots Picnic and the significance of the event. He also mentions the importance of the guests and their contributions to the Philadelphia music scene.

00:00:41
Freeway and PD Crack's History

This Chapter delves into the history of Freeway and PD Crack's friendship. They discuss their early days in Philadelphia, their shared experiences in the music industry, and their friendship. They talk about their time with Jay-Z and Dame Dash, their experiences with the music industry, and their thoughts on the current state of hip-hop.

00:35:02
Freeway and PD Crack's Performance

This Chapter features a live performance by Freeway and PD Crack, marking the first time an artist has performed live on the podcast. They perform their song "Ring the Alarm" and discuss their creative process.

Keywords

Freeway
Freeway is an American rapper from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is known for his gritty, street-oriented lyrics and his collaborations with Jay-Z. He is considered one of the most influential rappers from Philadelphia and has released several successful albums, including "Philadelphia Freeway" and "Free Crack."

PD Crack
PD Crack is an American rapper from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is known for his energetic style and his collaborations with Freeway. He is considered one of the most influential rappers from Philadelphia and has released several successful albums, including "Philadelphia Freeway" and "Free Crack."

Roots Picnic
The Roots Picnic is an annual music festival held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is hosted by the Roots, a Philadelphia-based hip-hop group. The festival features a diverse lineup of artists, including hip-hop, R&B, soul, and jazz musicians. It is known for its eclectic atmosphere and its focus on celebrating the culture of Philadelphia.

Jay-Z
Jay-Z is an American rapper, songwriter, record executive, and entrepreneur. He is considered one of the most influential hip-hop artists of all time and has released several critically acclaimed albums, including "Reasonable Doubt" and "The Blueprint." He is also the founder of Roc-A-Fella Records and the co-founder of Tidal.

Dame Dash
Dame Dash is an American entrepreneur, record executive, and film producer. He is best known as the co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, a record label that launched the careers of Jay-Z, Kanye West, and other successful artists. He is also a successful film producer and has produced several critically acclaimed films, including "State Property" and "Paid in Full."

Q&A

  • What is the history of Freeway and PD Crack's friendship?

    Freeway and PD Crack have been friends since they were nine years old. They grew up in the same neighborhood in Philadelphia and have been through a lot together, including being locked up together in a dope house. They eventually ended up on the same label, Roc-A-Fella Records, and have been making music together ever since.

  • What is Freeway's most memorable moment from his time with Roc-A-Fella Records?

    Freeway says that his most memorable moment from his time with Roc-A-Fella Records was when he was able to perform "Flipside" on Jay-Z's set at a concert. He says that it was a dream come true to be on stage with Jay-Z and that it was a crucial moment in his career.

  • What are Freeway and PD Crack's thoughts on the current state of hip-hop?

    Freeway and PD Crack are both concerned about the current state of hip-hop. They feel that there is a lack of skill and originality in the music that is being made today. They miss the raw moments of hip-hop, like the freestyle sessions at radio stations, that they experienced in their early days.

  • What is the significance of the Roots Picnic?

    The Roots Picnic is an annual music festival held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is hosted by the Roots, a Philadelphia-based hip-hop group. The festival features a diverse lineup of artists, including hip-hop, R&B, soul, and jazz musicians. It is known for its eclectic atmosphere and its focus on celebrating the culture of Philadelphia.

  • What is the significance of Freeway Day?

    Freeway Day is a day dedicated to celebrating the rapper Freeway. It was officially declared in Philadelphia in 2024. The day is a testament to Freeway's impact on the city's music scene and his contributions to the culture of Philadelphia.

Show Notes

This week Cipha Sounds and Rosenberg are live from The Roots Picnic 2024 with special guests Freeway and Peedi Crakk. The guys talk discuss new music, classic stories, in person fan questions, even performances, enjoy!


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6/4/2024: Live Episode from The Roots Picnic 2024 w/ Freeway and Peedi Crakk

6/4/2024: Live Episode from The Roots Picnic 2024 w/ Freeway and Peedi Crakk