Episode 68: Plan B
This weekday episode of End of Days, The Michael Decon Program welcomed special guest J57.
Professionally known by his stage name J57, is an American rapper and record producer. He began his music career doing underground freestyle battles in 1998 before he produced and record his first recordings with his crew in 2003. In 2012, he released two solo EPs titled 2057 and The Ports EP which did well to gain him grounds and further led him to being ranked #20 in AllHipHop’s list of “Top 50 in Underground Hip-Hop”. He is a member of the Brown Bag All-star’s, a group of emcees he joined while working at Fat Beats in 2004, as well as Jamo Gang, a hip-hop group which consists of Ras Kass and El Gant. J57 was also part of DJ Eclipse’s SIRIUS/XM Radio Show Rap is Outta Control.
J57 excited to get back into the recording studio; many are looking forward to his next project. Conversation turns dark when Michael shares a story about a kid back in high school, who killed his girlfriend while drunk driving. J57 also had a similar story, about someone he once knew. Don’t drink and drive, is the moral story. Michael asks if J has been fortunate enough to work with most artists, he has respects and enjoys.
Recently Rapper Eminem went after President Donald Trump, in a freestyle that was heard all around the nation. CNN described it as “the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop”, calling the President everything from “Donald the b—-” to a “racist grandpa” in an explosive 4.5-minute freestyle rap. Michael was not impressed by Eminem, J57 weighs in on the matter.
Michael wraps up the interview with J57, to address another current issue. If you are easily offended, do not listen any further.