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Episode 5: Brooklyn's Finest | Brooklyn's Finest: The Making of Reasonable Doubt by Jay-Z

Episode 5: Brooklyn's Finest | Brooklyn's Finest: The Making of Reasonable Doubt by Jay-Z

Update: 2021-06-24
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In our fifth and final episode, we examine the legacy of Reasonable Doubt 25 years on and why so many people consider it to be one of the most seminal albums in Hip Hop history.

Featuring in order of appearance: Pain In Da Ass, Dart Adams, DJ Snips, Jaz-O, Ski Beatz, Rob Markman, Chezik Tsunoda, Sean Kantrowitz, Yoh Phillips, Robyn Mowatt, SK Vibemaker, Maria Davis, Nick Raphael, Christian Tattersfield, Abdul Malik Abbott, Kathy Iandoli, David Lotwin, Ryan Proctor, DJ Shortee Blitz and DJ Clark Kent.

Pain In Da Ass on original plans for Reasonable Doubt to be Jay-Zs first and only solo album (2:17 )
Dart Adams on where Reasonable Doubt sits in the continuum of classic Rap albums from the mid-90s (3:31 )
DJ Snips on Reasonable Doubt's influence being heard in many of today's Hip Hop albums (4:45 )
Jaz-O on why he considers Reasonable Doubt to be a classic body of work in music in general (5:55 )
Ski Beatz and Rob Markman on Reasonable Doubt having the same classic feel as the music their parents played around them (6:32 )
Chezik Tsunoda on why Reasonable Doubt stands out in Jay-Z's discography (7:24 )
Sean Kantrowitz on why Reasonable Doubt's origin story is a key part of Jay-Z legacy (8:03 )
Yoh Phillips on Reasonable Doubt being a classic period piece (8:32 )
Robyn Mowatt on the continuous accolades that Reasonable Doubt has received since its release (9:19 )
SK Vibemaker on how the album plays an important part in his Hip Hop journey (9:53 )
Maria Davis on her respect for the entrepreneurial spirit of Jay-Z, Dame Dash, and Kareem “Biggs” Burke (10:08 )
Nick Raphael and Christian Tattersfield on the motivation they and Roc-A-Fella had in wanting to prove people wrong (10:59 )
Abdul Malik Abbott on why Reasonable Doubt is a perfect Hip Hop album (12:55 )
Pain In Da Ass on how Jay-Z channel unfortunate circumstances into a hunger for success (13:11 )
Kathy Iandoli on how Jay-Z has evolved into a Hip Hop superhero who always saves the day (14:29 )
Nick Raphael and Christian Tattersfield on why they think Reasonable Doubt is the greatest Hip Hop album ever and how proud they are to have been involved in sharing it with the world (15:16 )
David Lotwin and Ryan Proctor on Jay-Z's brilliance as a writer and how he may not have been appreciated in the way he should have at the time of the album's release (16:09 )
Rob Markman on how Jay-Z laid out his future intentions to rise to the top clear in Reasonable Doubt
(17:21 )
DJ Shortee Blitz on how Jay-Z accurately depicting the highs and lows of the hustler life throughout the album's storytelling (18:25 )
DJ Clark Kent on why he thinks Reasonable Doubt legacy has two district parts (19:15 )
Yoh Phillips on Reasonable Doubt's powerful first impression (19:58 )
Kathy Iandoli on what we potentially lost in Hip Hop culture following the deaths of Tupac and Biggie shortly after Reasonable Doubt's release (21:35 )
Chris and Sumit on Jay-Z’s continued success and the legacy of Roc-A-Fella Records (22:41 )
Pain In Da Ass on Jay-Z, Dame Dash and Biggs always believing they have a shot at winning (23:17 )
Announcement of the next Breaking Atoms original podcast series (24:37 )

Produced by Sumit Sharma and Chris Mitchell
Mixed and mastered by Dave Walker
Updated artwork designed by Jason Wheeler

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Episode 5: Brooklyn's Finest | Brooklyn's Finest: The Making of Reasonable Doubt by Jay-Z

Episode 5: Brooklyn's Finest | Brooklyn's Finest: The Making of Reasonable Doubt by Jay-Z