March 3, 2016


'Back of the Class’ Podcast: Frank Ocean, 'Ghostbusters' & The 'Hamilton’ Mixtape (1)

Welcome to Episode 4 of Back of the Class, Fuse’s hip-hop and pop culture podcast. Every Thursday, we—Juan CadavidEsteban Serrano, and Zach Dionne—explore rap music, movies, TV, comics, sports, and whatever's popping within the realms of our eclectic tastes. To close out, we tell you what records we'll be spinning over the coming weekend.

In this week’s episode, Esteban’s in Kansas City touring Strange Music's headquarters, so Juan and Zach are joined by Fuse associate writer Bianca Gracie to discuss:

–Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series and the film adaptation officially casting of Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba (at the 0:40 mark) 
–an upcoming crazy-starry mixtape from Broadway's Hamilton musical (6:40)
–some leaked Frank Ocean music (12:35)
Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz's imminent ColleGrove album (17:45) [update: The 35 Best Lyrics on ColleGrove, ayo!] 
–the new Ghostbusters trailer (19:30)
House of Cards Season 4, the state of Netflix and the streaming service's best series (23:30) –our weekend listening plans (35:20) 

Once you're done, enjoy a playlist featuring songs, trailers, videos and people featured in the show:

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Find Juan Cadavid on Twitter: @juanconquezo 
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Find Esteban Serrano on Twitter: @estebanserrano 
Find Bianca Gracie on Twitter: @biancaenrogue 

Hear last week's show, "The Witch, Horror Movies, French Montana's Wave Gods & Batman v Superman's R-Rated Cut," below: