From Trump’s Desperation To Drake’s ‘Blackness,’ Joe Budden Opens Up In Candid Interview On MSNBC


In this extensive interview, rapper and new media entrepreneur Joe Budden talks to MSNBC’s Ari Melber about music, politics, race, the danger of secrets and the power of therapy and personal growth. Budden responds to several video clips, ranging from his early days in hip hop to greatest hits from his popular music show “The Joe Budden Podcast.” Melber and Budden also discuss Drake’s musical career, his verse in “Sicko Mode” about Kanye West and other recent comments; Donald Trump’s history as a sometime hip hop socialite and frequently name-checked character in songs; the evolving meaning of the term “For The Culture,” and whether Budden’s role in hi hop now focuses more on being a rapper or a media interviewer. (Budden appeared on a TV segment on The Beat in addition to this extended digital exclusive.)» Subscribe to MSNBC:

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From Trump's Desperation To Drake's 'Blackness,' Joe Budden Opens Up In Candid Interview On MSNBC

56 Comments on "From Trump’s Desperation To Drake’s ‘Blackness,’ Joe Budden Opens Up In Candid Interview On MSNBC"

  1. The ‘Budden Rebrand’ is one for the ages..

  2. Joe broke out THE COAT for MSNBC!

  3. Term limits need to be implemented YESTERDAY, if they plan on REALLY draining the swamp.

    • It’s pretty hypocritical for these congress critters to criticize Putin for being a dictator (20 years in office), many have been sitting in power since the early 80’s when Russia was the Soviet union. Putin is still viewed as the George Washington of Russian by over half the population

    • Absolutely change is a coming

    • Reps terms should be 4 years, and a max of 2 terms. senators can keep their 6 year term but they get ONE term per state and must have resided there for 5 years…i want something like that put in place

    • GoodMorningRatchets | January 26, 2020 at 5:56 PM | Reply

      If the drain the swamp where will joes cost live?

  4. The Modern Dictator | January 26, 2020 at 2:55 PM | Reply

    Why wear a robe Joe, that ain’t you

  5. … Yes the Defence laid out facts,
    didn’t repeat same lies over and over,
    and showed how each step schiff did was illegal per constitution. [DS] in full panic !

  6. Warehouse of Missing Emergency Supplies found in Puerto Rico

    [ They ] will let people die just to make POTUS look bad

  7. Why Joe dressed like Sir Mix-Alot

  8. Claude Inkumsah | January 26, 2020 at 3:19 PM | Reply

    RIP KOBE BRYANT….This really hurts😭😭😭

  9. AutisticWeirdo | January 26, 2020 at 3:28 PM | Reply

    Either Joe is a genius and is saying “Hate Me Now” without actually saying it or he seriously has no one in his camp that could’ve told him that he’s not the guy who can pull off a coat like that and it’s not 1999 anymore when even Nas thought he could wear a coat like that

  10. ..Rudy GIULIANI Is ready to Drop the HAMMER. This will be biblical!!

    This is gonna be Biblical, it will no longer be safe for these people to walk down the street!

  12. Yall better immediately FIRE that anchor who just said that about Kobe’s death!!!

  13. Andrew Jackson | January 26, 2020 at 4:49 PM | Reply

    All involved in the Coup should be arrested and charged with treason.

    • You should write #3 in prison and tell him that….LOL..

    • What coup?

    • @thesinaclwon
      The Coup, the Democrats and MSM are trying to pull on the country.. They have been lying and investigating Trump for 3 years.. When they/the Democrats have done everything they are accusing Trump of..

      Hillary and the DNC paid for the Steele Dossier.a.k.a the Russian collusion hoax.

      Quid pro quo Joe is the one on tape at the counsel of foreign relation, pulling the Quid pro quo on the Ukraine government..
      The Democrats are against the constitution when they start talking about destroying the 2nd amendment to the Constitution..a right to bear arms..
      I can go on and on. But I leave you with this.. What has the pass 3 president done for our country to make it stronger or better…? And Clintons economy was a boom do to the internet.. It wasn’t his policies..
      Trump 2020..He,s my president.

    • So Google is not just Hiding my Comments but now Google is HIDING replies under the Bell!~ it’s BLANK! Google is the ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE~!

  14. Aquarius Mindset | January 26, 2020 at 4:50 PM | Reply

    I love how Ari uses his platform to represent the positivity and intellect of hip hop to an audience whose only other exposure is mugshots. Much respect Ari

  15. Doesn’t surprise me that Shift and most of the Dems are Compromised…..
    How many went to Epstein’s properties ? Who controlled the cameras ?

  16. Why is Joe Budden on MSNBC answering everything that has nothing to do with him lol

  17. FIRE Alison Morris IMMEDIATELY!!! MSNBC can’t stand behind racist bigots!!! 😡😡😡😡

  18. Tourniquet Now | January 26, 2020 at 6:22 PM | Reply

    Are all far left MSNBC employees as racist as Alison Morris??

  19. Schiff and Pelosi together really makes the whole thing look so unhinged and disingenuous… it becomes easy to dismiss all of them as crazy.

  20. Professor Bhaer | January 26, 2020 at 9:29 PM | Reply

    The Dems have been misleading the African-American community for years. Lies lies lies more lies!!! Now I think everyone is awake

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