What Had Happened Was

Open Mike Eagle Sits down with the legendary creators in hip-hop to discuss their life, impact, and legacy over the course of a season. Season one covers DJ Prince Paul (De La Soul, Handsome Boy Modeling School). Season two covers El-P (Company Flow, Run the Jewels). Season three features legendary hip-hop A&R/producer Dante Ross. Brought to you by Stony Island Audio.

Music Interviews
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Bonus Episode: Dante Ross on Carlos Santana, th...
53 min
2
Introducing: Rap Radar
1 min
3
Season Finale: Dante's Legacy and the new reali...
Season Finale: Dante's Legacy and the new reality of the A&R
83 min
4
Everlast - Whitey Ford Sings the Blues
Everlast - Whitey Ford Sings the Blues
68 min
5
Ol' Dirty Bastard
Ol' Dirty Bastard
60 min
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Del the Funky Homosapien
56 min
7
Pete Rock and CL Smooth
Pete Rock and CL Smooth
65 min
8
KMD and the origin of MF DOOM
KMD and the origin of MF DOOM
77 min
9
Leaders of the New School and Busta Rhymes
Leaders of the New School and Busta Rhymes
59 min
10
Brand Nubian Break-up: Grand Puba's Reel-to-Ree...
46 min
11
Brand Nubian: One For All
55 min
12
All Hail the Queen: Introducing Queen Latifah
56 min
13
Don't Call Him a Scrub: De La Soul's 3ft High a...
De La Soul's 3ft High and Rising
56 min
14
Season 3 Premiere: Dante Ross's Adventures at t...
Dante Ross's Adventures at the Dawn of Hip-Hop
66 min
15
Trailer - Season 3
3 min
16
Season Finale: RTJ 4 and more
77 min
17
Run The Jewels 3
53 min
18
Run the Jewels 2
55 min
19
Run The Jewels
66 min
20
Cancer 4 Cure
In 2012 after the dissolution of his record label Def Jux and the death of his friend and collaborator Camu Tao, El-P created and released his 3rd solo album Cancer 4 Cure
61 min
21
Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
49 min
22
I'll Sleep When You're Dead
Season 2 Episode 6: I'll Sleep When You're Dead
57 min
23
Def Jux Legacy
we profile the artists and albums that are the tentpoles of El-P's artist-owned record label Def Jux
57 min
24
Fantastic Damage
Season 2 Episode 4: Fantastic Damage
65 min
25
Cannibal Ox's Cold Vein and the Rise of Def Jux
Cannibal Ox's Cold Vein and the Rise of Def Jux
57 min
26
Company Flow part 2: Funcrusher Plus
Season 2 Episode 2: Company Flow part 2 - Funcrusher Plus
53 min
27
Company Flow part 1: El’s origin story
to kick off this season Open Mike Eagle and El-P dig into El's early life leading up to his first recordings and the forming of the seminal underground rap group Company Flow
80 min
28
What Didnt Happen
51 min
29
Buhloone Mindstate
63 min
30
Native Tongues Collective
45 min
31
The Politics of the Business
46 min
32
Handsome Boy Modeling School
59 min
33
Stetsasonic and life as a 10-year old DJ
65 min
34
De La Soul is Dead
70 min
35
3rd Bass, MF DOOM and MC Paul Barman
63 min
36
Chris Rock and the Grammys
73 min
37
A Prince Among Thieves
62 min
38
3ft High and Rising: The Origins of De La Soul
70 min
39
Gravediggaz/RZA
65 min