8 - 7/9/2017: Jay Z's 4:44
On the eighth episode of Audioface, a special deep dive into Jay Z's new album "4:44."
- PROGRAMMING NOTE: Two episodes this week! Check out episode 7, where Sean and Dan catch up on the last week in music, featuring Toro Y Moi, Calvin Harris, and a candid conversation about songs that give them goosebumps.
- An apology to No ID from Dan
- Jay Z starts a beef with Kanye West over ego and the politics of Tidal
- Gloria Carter, Jay Z's mom comes out as a lesbian in the album
- Jay Z's controversial line in "The Story of OJ"
- Jay Z tying up loose ends with Beyoncé and Solange
- The "closing track," "Legacy"
- (An actual review of the album, musically)
- Several closing discussions:
- Should artists feature their young children on their albums?
- Is it fair that Sprint made "4:44" go Platinum?
- Can Jay Z retire now?
Be sure to check out Syndicate 23's newest podcast, featuring real and honest commentary on the world of soccer: "We Made It" by going to wemadeit.syndicate23.co. Sean and Dan can be found on Twitter at @swsuarez and @danfromtheweb.