Jalen & Jacoby talk Straight Outta Compton

It’s been awhile without a dope pod to step to from Grantland’s Jalen & Jacoby. Hey, it’s the dog days of summer. No complaints here. Especially when they come back and give the lead to Straight Outta Compton.

The first 20 minutes above are dedicated to the N.W.A. biopic and throughout the entire entertaining convo, Jalen reveals he was actually at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit for the famed concert where N.W.A. was arrested by the police. Jalen confirms some of the reports that came out after the movie about some of the factual details of that night, and in general, just speaks on living that experience as a teenager in the late 80s. Great stuff, as always, from these two.

Grantland’s Story Time w/ Method Man

Ain’t no rules to this shit anymore.

– Method Man

In a fresh new addition to the Grantland Story Time series, Method Man talks about how limericks and songs from Sesame Street as a kid inspired him to write and deliver lyrics in a unique way throughout his career. Meth also cites Masta Ace, Chuck Berry, and Rick Dees as contributions. Method spills some motivational “Gowhere You Love” type moments upon reflection and any artist or fan out there will likely appreciate that. It’s a quick 2 and a half minute watch, bolstered by Grantland’s usual fantastic cartoon animations. Enjoy!

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