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Legendary Queens rapper-turned show host N.O.R.E. teams up with Miami hip-hop pioneer DJ EFN for a night of boozy conversation and boisterous storytelling. The hosts and guests engage together in fun, light-hearted conversation - looking back at their paths to success, highlighting their lives, friendships, and iconic moments within their career. In this unfiltered series, drinks are flowing and jokes are rolling - take a seat at the table with N.O.R.E & EFN. You Gotta Relax!

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228 Episodes
Episode 219 w/ DJ Khaled

Episode 219 w/ DJ Khaled


N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. CLOTH TALK alert! In this episode we chop it up with the one and only DJ Khaled. Khaled blesses the DC table as he shares his musical journey. Khaled shares stories from his underground radio days to co-hosting a radio show with Uncle Luke. He talks about his love for reggae and dance hall and how grateful he is to Beyoncé & JAY Z. Khaled shares great stories about his friendship with Drake, and his evolution as a producer to a hit-maker! DJ EFN & DJ Khaled reminisce about the early days, coming up in Miami, recording freestyles for mixtapes and DJing clubs. This episode is filled with lots of keys… major keys! Don’t miss out! Listen and subscribe at Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode we are joined by legendary Hip-Hop duo's Tha Dogg Pound & Capone-N-Noreaga (CNN) and Freddie Gibbs. Tha Dogg Pound share lots of incredible stories about Eazy E, 2Pac, Suge Knight, Foxy Brown,Dr. Dre and more! The guys talk about their first rap names, iconic songs such as "New York, New York" and CNN's"LA, LA".  As Tha Dogg Pound share stories about their days on Death Row Records, and working with Snoop Dogg; Freddie Gibbs joins the conversation. Sharing stories about the creation of his new album "Alfredo" w/ The Alchemist, Freddie also shares stories about working with Jeezy and their past issues. Gibbs talks about giving flowers to raps OG's and why it's important to be authentic to oneself, instead of following trends.  As Capone & Daz are set to release a project together, Kurupt shares stories of how he first met N.O.R.E. Lots of great stories that you don't want to miss!  Listen and subscribe at Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the #QuarantineChamps continue the conversation with Marc Lamont Hill, Mysonne, Bun B & Talib Kweli. We continue our conversation as the cultural commentators speak on social justice topics like racism, police reform, and the ongoing protests against police brutality. Joined by Marc Lamont Hill, Mysonne, Bun B, and Talib Kweli, N.O.R.E. and company dives into the unjust killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, AhmaudAubrey and countless of other Black people in the U.S. at the hands of law enforcement or excessive force. They also discuss the importance of Black men needing to do a better job at protecting Black women. Listen and subscribe at Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the #QuarantineChamps chop it up with Marc Lamont Hill, Mysonne, Bun B & Talib Kweli. Host of BET News & Black Coffee & Temple University Professor Marc Lamont Hill joins us along with Activist & MC, The N.Y. General Mysonne! In our most political episode to date Marc Lamont Hill and Mysonne discuss Black Lives Matters and social injustice. The Champs discuss topics such as "Copaganda", the importance of protesting for your rights, Karenism / Amy Cooper Law and using your platform to spread awareness. Bun B and Talib Kweli join the conversation; as we discuss the issues surrounding policing, the benefits of defunding the police and using that money for other needs, 3rd party activation of police body cameras and much more! Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the #QuarantineChamps chop it up with D-Nice and Gillie Da Kid. Drink Champs Alumni Gillie Da Kid joins The Champs for some drinks as he talks Major Figgas, shares his favorite MC's coming out of Philly right now and shares the story of battling Mysonne in front of JAY Z. Gillie also shares how he created his own podcast "Million Dollaz Worth of Game" and how it landed him a deal with Barstool Sports and more. The Champs enter Club Quarantine and join D-Nice as he shares his origin story, producing early on for BDP (Boogie Down Productions) and how his friendship with Chris Lighty changed his life. D-Nice shares how he reinvented his career, expanding his brand and creating a photography and web development company. D-Nice also shares stories of DJing at President Obama's Inaugural Ball and how he created the popular Club Quarantine and the pressures that come with it. Lots of great stories from Gillie Da Kid and D-Nice that you don't want to miss! Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the #QuarantineChamps chop it up with Ludacris and Jalen Rose. Former NBA player and current sports analyst for ESPN, Jalen Rose speaks about his college days as a member of the “Fab Five”. Jalen discusses playing against Jordan, battling the Knicks and more.  Ludacris joins the quarantine party discussing his love for music and rapping. The guys recap Luda’s recent VERZUZ battle with Nelly and share their thoughts on dream battles they would like to see. Luda talks music career, working with NAS & JAY Z and reinventing his career as an actor.  The guys discuss the pandemic and how it will affect fan attendance at future concerts and sporting events. The guys also talk about the expectations society has on athletes in comparison to artists and much more!  Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the #QuarantineChamps chop it up with LL COOL J and Donnell Rawlings. Donnell most notably known for the characters he played on the legendary Chappelle's Show(Comedy Central) and The Wire(HBO), is a comedian, actor and radio host. Donnell shares hilarious stories about his time on Chappelle's Show, how his character Ashy Larry still resonates with people years after the show, and how he coined the phrase "I'm rich, biatch". LL joins the quarantine party and discusses his hit show "Rock The Bells" on SiriusXM and the importance of providing a platform for hip-hop and the pioneers who helped build the culture. LL shares stories of 2Pac, Evander Holyfield & Lennox Lewis. LL reflects back on the fight between him and Jamie Foxx (on set of the film Any Given Sunday), how the two have developed a friendship and have moved passed any issues. LL Cool J and The Champs also discuss FUBU, forming a Hip-Hop Union, Lip Sync Battle and much more! Visit - Rock The Bells: Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. The Quarantine Champs are back again! In this episode we chop it up with Killer Mike, Shannon Briggs and Akinyele. While rumors are circulating about a possible match between Mike Tyson, Shannon Briggs shares light of the possibility of it happening. Shannon also shares his vision of opening a gym in Brownsville. We’re also joined by Akinyele and the two share their thoughts on the VERZUZ celebration they would like to see. Killer Mike also joins the conversation. The Champs and Mike discuss the current COVID-19 pandemic, Bernie Sanders and politics. Making changes in his community Killer Mike is making those changes at a local level, providing food for his community and being involved in the local politics. Mike also talks about the new Run The Jewels record, Season 2 of Trigger Warning and a dream VERZUZ celebration he would like to see. Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. The Quarantine Champs are back! In this episode we are joined by Fat Joe, Lenny S, Jadakiss and Styles P! The Champs along with Joe and Lenny S debate Eminem & JAY Z’s“Renegade” record and discuss Em’s impact on Hip-Hop and the world. Lenny S shares his journey in Hip-Hop, working closely with Hov and witnessing his evolution first hand. The guys discuss the possibility of DJ Khaled FINALLY appearing on Drink Champs. Jadakiss joins the conversation and shares with us insight about his new album “IGNATIUS” which is dedicated to his close friend Ignatius“Icepick Jay”Jackson. Styles P joins the social distancing party and goes into detail about juicing. Sharing how a plant based diet and juicing has improved his health. As Styles P gets tech support from EFN. Styles also gives Sunny D BET health tips. Styles P & Jadakiss also announce the upcoming LOX album and documentary! Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic affecting our daily lives, here at Drink Champs we are also practicing social distancing. But that’s not stopping us, the Quarantine Champs from having dope conversations and taking tiger bone shots! This episode is all about VERZUZ. The Verzuz platform was created by legendary producer Timbaland and Swizz Beatz (showtime!). We’re joined by The Breakfast Club, Havoc, DMX & Swizz and Timbaland to talk about some of their favorite VERZUZ battles, the future of the platform and much much more! Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode we are toasting to a legendary first round of episodes. Giving our guests their flowers while they can smell them and drinks while they can drink them, we relive some of our favorite moments from this years 1st quarter of episodes. Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. On today’s episode we chop it up with 7 time Pro Bowler, and 4x First-Team All Pro, Antonio Brown. Recently named to the NFL‘s 2010 All Decade Team, the current Free Agent Wide Receiver has played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots. AB shares his football journey from growing up in Miami and being heavily involved in the city’s football programs. AB shares how he stays in elite shape, the responsibilities that come with being a mentor, working with Tom Brady and starting a career in music. AB and The Champs discuss topics such as CTE, concussions, thoughts on Stephen A Smith and potentially working with Lamar Jackson. Antonio Brown also shares how he controls the chaos while being on the field, showing accountability for his mistakes and much more! Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
Episode 207 w/ Math Hoffa

Episode 207 w/ Math Hoffa


N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. On today’s episode we chop it up with battle rap legend Math Hoffa! Host of the podcast My Expert Opinion, Hoffa and The Champs don't hold back as the trio bless the podcast mics! Hoffa shares with us what it takes to be a Battle Rapper, as he shares war stories of his iconic battles between Daylyt, Dizaster and Serius Jones to name a few. Math shares his journey as a battle rapper and how he's transitioned to becoming a podcaster. In this episode the guys talk about topics such as the JAY Z & Nas battle, classic hip hop albums, what separates legendary rappers from trendy rappers, unreleased Foxy Brown verses for C-N-N’s"Bang Bang" and Drake being a huge battle rap fan. Math also breaks down how he'd like to improve the business of battle rap, by providing artists publishing and royalties for their battles, medical insurance and more. Lots of gems and insight on the battle rap scene in this episode. Don't sleep! Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. On today’s episode we’re getting #Saucey with Jim Jones and Alex Todd! The two sit down with The Champs to discuss everything from the roots of their hustle in Hip Hop & how they’re applying it to the Marijuana industry. Jim shares stories from The Dipset and Roc-A-Fella days, consulting for Def Jam and Kevin Liles to becoming the Director of A&R at Warner Music Group. N.O.R.E. and Jim relive their battle for the top spot on the billboard charts as they share stories of how “Oh Boy” by The Diplomats and N.O.R.E.’s “Nothin’” controlled the airwaves simultaneously. Alex Todd joins the conversation, originally starting his career in the jewelry business Alex switched careers to the marijuana industry where the grass is much greener. Alex shares how he developed Saucey Extracts and how Jim became part of the team. Jim Jones shares stories how Dipset and JAY Z raced to go platinum in the music industry, having a #1 record with “We Fly High”, discusses Love & Hip-Hop and potentially making a Diplomats film. Lots of great stories that you don’t want to miss! #DrinkChampsArmy make sure to tune in as we are proud to introduce the new single by N.O.R.E."My City" from his new EP "Patio Furniture" featuring Raekwon, Dave East, Emanny, RL, Garren Edwards. "Patio Furniture" produced entirely J.U.S.T.I.C.E. LEAGUE | Available NOW on all streaming platforms. Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. On today’s episode The Champs chop it up with Activist, Humanitarian & F.O.I. Solider Rizza Islam. Growing up in Compton, California Rizza shares how he found Knowledge of Self through The Nation of Islam. In this episode we discuss religion, spiritual gang banging, world politics and G.O.D. (Gold Oil and Drugs). Rizza explains his issue with Oprah, the Super Bowl and his views on Kanye West and Nipsey Hussle’s legacy. Rizza explains the Fruit of Islam (F.O.I.) and the realities of “prescription drugs” and government misconduct. Rizza also breaks down COINTELPRO and the FBI’s illegal conduct between Malcolm X and The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad. CEO, Music Producer, Influencer Nikko London also joins the conversation as the the group discuss how media controls published content, how the Civil Rights Movement and Leaders inspired Comic Book Icon Stan Lee and Marvel Comics. Lots of GEMS in this episode that you don’t want to miss! Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
Episode 204 w/ Lamar Odom

Episode 204 w/ Lamar Odom


N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. On today’s episode TheChamps chop it up with 2-time NBA Champion,Lamar Odom. The former NBA Sixth Man of the Year of the Los Angeles Lakers shares a lot. Lamar shares stories of his close friendship with the late Kobe Bryant, playing for the LA Clippers during the Donald Sterling era and what really happened at that Nevada brothel. Sharing stories from the time he was married to media personality Khloe Kardashian, the former NBA Star has evolved as an entrepreneur, introducing The Champs to his new virtual reality company and much more! Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
Drink Champs: THE HANGOVER - In this edition of The Hangover our special guest Jaz-O joins The Hangover Crew! This week we try to recap the conversation had on Drink Champs. Check out as Hazardis Soundz, Mr. Lee, Boris aka BeatsNdaHood,Sunny D BET, along with Jaz-O as they share some of their favorite moments from this weeks episode! Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E. Boris aka BeatsNdaHood Sunny D Mr. Lee Hazardis Soundz
Episode 203 w/ Jaz-O

Episode 203 w/ Jaz-O


N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. On today’s episode TheChamps chop it up with Jaz-O. The first rapper ever signed to EMI, Jaz released his debut album Word to the Jaz in 1989. The album featured a young JAY Z on the classic titled “Hawaiian Sophie”. In this episode Jaz-O shares stories of mentoring JAY Z at the beginning of his career. Jaz shares how the two would go from battling rappers all around NYC to recording Jaz‘ debut album in London. Jaz shares lots of classic stories like once forming a super group with JAY Z, being accused of giving Nas information in the legendary feud with Hov and much much more! Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E. LendingClub: Go to to check your rate in minutes and borrow up to $40,000. Boost: Visit or your nearest retailer for offer details.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. On today’s episode TheChamps chop it up with DC Alumni, Royce da 5’9”. Recently, Royce released his latest album “The Allegory”a collection of 22 songs entirely self produced by Royce himself. We are also joined at the DC table by legendary producer, the talented Mr. Porter. In this episode The Champs along with Royce and Mr. Porter discuss a lot. With topics such as beef in Detroit's Hip-Hop scene, Proof & D12, to stories about their personal Hip-Hop journey. The guys also discuss Hip-Hop's younger artists, the importance of accountability and how social media has changed the industry. As Royce shares the stories of writing for Dr. Dre & Diddy, he also talks about the importance of artists creating self defining albums and shares how he was dropped from Tommy Boy Records. Royce also tells the story of the rap battle between himself, Eminem and Pharrell and how they all eventually record music together that was never released! Royce also shares how him and Eminem talk about a variety of topics, but that “perspective” is a major topic in their conversations. The way they see things and the way they think other people see things. In this episode Royce opens up and shares how alcohol led to his downfall and how hitting rock bottom affected his life. Drink Champs Army, help us celebrate and congratulate Royce on 8 years of sobriety. An incredible achievement that should be recognized! Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
N.O.R.E. & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. On today’s episode TheChamps chop it up with DJ Paul of the legendary and Academy Award Winning group Three 6 Mafia. From Memphis, TN; Three 6 Mafia were instrumental to the emergence for Crunk music. DJ Paul shares stories of the origins of Three 6 Mafia and how they went on to release over 100 projects through their record label Hypnotize Minds. The Champs and DJ Paul talk about how influential Memphis has been to the music industry, the culture of lean, how Three 6 Mafia signed with Loud Records and created hit singles like their breakthrough song "Tear Da Club Up 96'" and "Sippin' On Some Sizzurp" with UGK & Project Pat, just to name a few. DJ Paul shares stories about having conversations with the late John Singleton about the culture of Memphis rap which lead to the creation of the motion picture "Hustle & Flow" and Three 6 Mafia's Academy Award Winning song "It's Hard Out Here For a Pimp". DJ Paul also clears the rumors of Three 6 Mafia breaking up, because the success of each members solo careers. DJ Paul also shares how "Three 6 Mafia Samples" have helped the group be recognized by the younger generation of artists, which has opened the doors for him to produce records like "Talk Up" by Drake featuring Jay Z. Follow: Drink Champs DJ EFN N.O.R.E.
Comments (83)

Ken Tigg Valentine

I wish NORE would relax and let dude finish his sentences...

Apr 27th

Wayne Fortt

dope shit seen u Capone out Norfolk VA at the norva salute

Mar 26th

Gregory Rogers

he got money on the low

Mar 16th

Gregory Rogers

Damn son. I can't get over how hard it was for him to understand what a syrup sandwich was. Even after he explained it. Martin Lawrence broke that shit down 20 years ago fella. Where you been.

Mar 11th

Bceemack 1

Learned at about 3 6

Mar 7th


Triple 6

Mar 6th

Gregory Rogers

The thing is this

Feb 21st

mike haynes

the thing is this. my thing is this and repeat that an infinite amount of times.

Feb 19th
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Kane Hutsell

I started listening to the podcast just for the fab interview. I dont understand where nore thinks hes in fabs tier. he might of had his shit in the late 90's but hasn't been shit since.

Nov 8th

James Jone

Great interview with the real rick Ross

Sep 28th

Egberto Cruz

if my man got beef with a nigga I cant fuck with you on o level Nore wrong for this.

Sep 27th

Paul Turner

Sometimes y'all get so lost in minut things that you miss the great potential moments of an interview...

Sep 27th

Mr. Griffis

way to drunk on this one

Sep 6th

Paul Turner


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Clarence Sureller

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Jul 16th
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paul Johnson


Mar 25th

Dilaina Jones

i love OT!!!

Jan 24th

CJ Sanders

whew that was some funny shit face hurts

Dec 5th

Forrest Gump

Is it me... Or does like sound like Timabaland Is snorting coke?

Dec 2nd
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Menelik Harris

Swiss coming!!

Nov 30th
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