Underground hip-hop star Nocando (Hellfyre Club, Alpha Pup, Low End Theory) co-hosts Shots Fired with Jeff Weiss. Nocando’s debut album, Jimmy the Lock, is available through Alpha Pup Records.
Rapper and writer Nocando joins Jensen and Matty to talk about battling at the annual Hip-Hop musical festival Scribble Jam, Project Blowed, transitioning from battle rapping to writing songs, LA based duo THEY., Toadies, Khalid, Kamaiyah, Exurb1a, how we were late on…Listen
The Yo, Is This Racist?/Shots Fired crossover week ends today as Andrew Ti, Jeff Weiss, and MC Nocando discuss self-identification. They explain how your upbringing defines your self-identity, race being a social construct, and people claiming to be transracial. Let us know…Listen
Andrew Ti and Shots Fired hosts Jeff Weiss & MC Nocando answer a teacher’s question about making fun of Japanese ESL students. They are given no examples as to why this teacher finds their work so amusing, Jeff shares a story from…Listen
Andrew Ti and Shots Fired hosts Jeff Weiss & MC Nocando explore the use of the word brother. They talk about how racist professional wrestling is and whether or not white people saying brother is racist. Leave us a question about racism…Listen
Andrew Ti and Shots Fired hosts Jeff Weiss & MC Nocando talk about the stereotype of black people being good at basketball, why positive stereotyping can lead to negative stereotyping, and that one episode of Family Matters where Steve Urkel plays basketball.…Listen
Welcome to the first episode of SHOTS FIRED, a weekly look into what’s good, what’s bad, and what’s weird in the world of hip-hop, hosted by music journalist Jeff Weiss and underground hip-hop star MC Nocando. Today the duo explore the meaning…Listen