August 5, 2020
Mixtape: Kelly Rowland Meets Her Idol
Kelly Rowland was just a teenager when she and the rest of Destiny’s Child came to New York to audition for a record deal. Over 20 years later, she’s been all over the world, met he...
May 7, 2020
Mixtape: Mouse Jones
In our new interview series The Mogul Mixtapes, we’re talking to some of our all-time favorite people about their most treasured hip hop memories—the craziest parties, the nastiest ...
April 29, 2020
November 13, 2019
Behind The Beats With So Wylie
This is Behind the Beats. In this series we’ll go behind the scenes to discover how Mogul got its distinct sound. In this first episode we’ll hear from the woman behind the show’s s...
October 30, 2019
The DJ Uncle Al Experience
On September 10th 2001, Miami lost a local legend: DJ Uncle Al. In this episode, we hang at home with DJ Walshy Fire of Major Lazer, and he breaks down why Al was so special. It’s a...
October 23, 2019
S2 Part 6: They Call Me Raw
Miami bass may have been thriving, but lyrical hip hop was still struggling to find a foothold in Miami. And with little chance at getting airtime on popular stations, Miami DJs hav...
October 16, 2019
S2 Part 5: I Hated That Album
After pissing off the authorities, the 2 Live Crew start to piss off each other. In this episode, things fall apart, and we contend with the complex legacy of one of hip hop’s pione...
October 9, 2019
S2 Part 4: What's Dirty To You?
The fight rages on. Luke and the Crew fan the flames in the court of public opinion, and when they go head-to-head with their biggest critics, things get heated. In this episode we ...
October 2, 2019
S2 Part 3: Splack!
The 2 Live Crew drop their classic hit “Me So Horny,” which takes the Miami bass sound out of the Pac Jam and spreads it across the nation. But not everyone wants the 2 Live Crew's ...
September 25, 2019
S2 Part 2: Bass Bro, I Love That Shit!
The 2 Live Crew is starting from the bottom: crashing at Luke’s girlfriend’s mom’s house. Nobody will sign them, so Luke starts Luke Skyywalker Records, the first hip hop label in t...
September 18, 2019
S2 Part 1: The Walls Were Sweating
Our story starts with Luke Campbell of the 2 Live Crew getting thrown in jail. Luke wound up in handcuffs because, according to a Florida judge, his music was obscene. To understand...
September 10, 2019
Introducing Season 2: Miami
In Season 2, Mogul explores the birth of southern hip hop. It all started in Miami with The 2 Live Crew, a group that took rap music and made it faster, harder, and nastier than any...
Mogul is a show about hip hop’s most iconic moments, told by the people who lived them. Brought to you from Gimlet and Spotify, hosted by Brandon Jenkins.
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