Category: Everyday Struggle

Is Lil Uzi Vert’s Label Deal Holding Him Back? Should He Have Signed?

Joe Budden and DJ Akademiks talk about Lil Uzi Vert’s current label situation and if he should have ever signed the deal in the first place. Everyday Struggle’ is a morning show where famed rapper Joe Budden and internet sensation DJ Akademiks square off over the biggest topics in hip-hop and pop culture. Conversations are intense and opinions are taken to the next level as Joe and Akademiks battle head-to-head every morning at 11AM on Watch the Full Conversation here: Subscribe to Complex News for More: Watch ‘Complex Live’ on Go90 here: Check out more...

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Everyday Struggle EP 102 | Joe Budden & DJ Akademiks | Nicki Minaj or Meek Mill? Who’s Better Off?

EVERYDAY STRUGGLE | EP 102 On today’s episode of Everyday Struggle, DJ Akademiks, Joe Budden and Nadeska Alexis talked about Kendrick Lamar’s new album title, ‘DAMN,’ and the official cover and tracklist. Later they gave their own spin on Future’s #MaskOffChallenge before debating about Lil Uzi Vert’s “XO TOUR LIFE” and his ongoing label issues. With a new album on the way, the guys got fired up about Wale’s new music and if he’s still a top guy in rap. Then, Budden and Akademiks went deep on the Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill breakup, and battled over who actually...

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Everyday Struggle EP 101 | Joe Budden & DJ Akademiks Jay Z vs Tyler on Biking, Kendrick Predictions

EVERYDAY STRUGGLE | EP 101 On today’s episode of #EverydayStruggle, Joe Budden and DJ Akademiks debate with Nadeska Alexis, if Jay Z or Tyler, the Creator had the best verse on Frank Ocean’s new song “Biking.” They also wonder if Hov and Tyler should ever work together again. Additionally, they talk about Jay Z removing all of his solo albums from Spotify and if that’s fair to consumers. Later, Budden and Akademiks battle over Nicki Minaj’s next album and debate whether or not she has fallen off since breaking up with Safaree. To wrap things up, Budden and Akademiks...

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