Outside The Lines is a bi-weekly podcast featuring in-depth conversations with the most interesting figures in Hip-Hop

New episodes every other Tuesday

Latest Episode: OTL: The Best Of, Pt. 2

From Broadway stars to legendary DJs to the best of the battle rappers, OTL has hosted a spectrum of voices — each with an individual story to tell. This episode takes us through the very best of OTL — its highs and lows, its most memorable soundbites, and its most resounding voices. Join us as we take you through Part 2 of OTL’s best.

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Past Episodes

074: OTL: The Best Of

The first of a two part segment, OTL: The Best Of takes you through OTL's cast of characters -- touching down on its most memorable moments and soundbites.

073: Christopher Jackson

We talk to Christopher Jackson, one of the lead actors in Broadway's 'Holler If Ya Hear Me', the musical based on Tupac's legacy.

072: Todd Kreidler

We talk with Todd Kreidler, writer of the Broadway musical inspired by Tupac's life, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me'.

071: Saul Williams

We talk with Saul Williams about his role in 'Holler If Ya Hear Me', the new musical based on the songs of Tupac Shakur.

070: YC the Cynic

We talk to YC the Cynic, ever-changing MC from the Bronx, whose new project, "GNK", sees the artist exploring how speaking through different perspectives can be equally personal and universal.

069: Gangsta Boo

This episode, we talk to legendary female MC Gangsta Boo, the first and only female member of Three 6 Mafia.

068: Grandmixer DXT

This episode, we talk to Grand Mixer DXT, the first DJ to ever rhythmically scratch a record on a turntable.

067: Nas - Illmatic

In a special edition of the OTL podcast, we host a live conversation with Nas about his iconic album, *Illmatic*, including questions from RG users and an audience Q&A.

066: Pharoahe Monch: PTSD

We spoke with Pharaohe Monch on new album *PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder*, how mental health affects the black community, themes of gun violence, sanity and insanity, dealing with depression, and the musical and thematic evolution of Pharaohe’s style.

065: Rakim

We talk to Rakim, the God MC, widely regarded as one of the most influential and most skilled MCs of all time.

064: Dan Charnas

We talk to Dan Charnas, an industry veteran, prolific music journalist, and most recently author of *The Big Payback* - the definitive history of hip hop business.

063: Loaded Lux

This episode of Outside the Lines, we talk to Harlem rapper Loaded Lux, considered a true pioneer and legend in battle rap.