The Gangster Chronicles

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Former gangster/convict and biker James McDonald, legendary gangster rapper MC Eiht and music insider Norm Steele, bring you "The Gangster Chronicles". The Gangster Chronicles is a weekly long form conversation with everyone from gangsters, police and bank robbers, to rappers, politicians and former d boys. The Gangster Chronicles gives you a glimpse into the world of those that live their lives outside of society's normal parameters, where the risk are high, but the rewards are astronomical. We conversate with the real Tony Montana's of the world, but we don't glorify or sensationalize these lifestyles, we simply examine the circumstances that may have influenced their decisions. Every gangster has a story and they all have a different ending. Follow The Gangster Chronicles on the following platforms: Twitter: www,

  • 1 hour 27 minutes
    Tariq Nasheed Talk's New Doc Microphone Check & Cultural Appropriation

    We sit down with accomplished Writer, Producer and Social commentary great Tariq Nasheed to discuss his new doc "Microphone Check", the true origins of Hip Hop, reparations and a host of ideas that could make things right for Black America. It’s the Gangster Chronicles, where Gangster Rap lives!
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    23 May 2024, 11:57 am
  • 1 hour 35 minutes
    Dj Hed on Kendrick, Drake & More

    MC Eiht and Steele conversate with DJ, Media Personality and Taste Maker DJ Hed about everything from the Kendrick and Drake squabble to why most radio stations are not for the people, Steele discusses his experiences with radio payola, while Eiht expresses why he's sick of hearing about all the s#@t lol, LETS GET TO THE SHOW!

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    16 May 2024, 5:34 pm
  • 1 hour 21 minutes
    Project Pat Talks Prison & The Memphis Streets

    We had a phone call this week with 3-6 Mafia affiliate and veteran Southern Gangster Rap Legend Project Pat. Pat discusses his prison ministry, How a city as small as Memphis became the murder capital of America and why a lot of the homies just need love and opportunity. Make sure you go sign up and register to our new website where you can view previously unseen content, by merch and even chop it up with MC Eiht and Steele.Follow us on all platforms @thegangsterchroniclespodcast

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    9 May 2024, 10:52 am
  • 1 hour 11 minutes
    The Evil Owl vs Kung Fu Kenny: Will Drake do 2 much?

    In this episode, Eiht and Steele get a special call in from former Slaughter house member King Crooked to discuss the latest diss from the Drake vs Kendrick feud.
    The 3 discuss the commentary coming from media regarding the track and why it’s going over people’s heads, and why Drake would be making a mistake if he fakes to personal .

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    2 May 2024, 5:13 pm
  • 2 hours 25 minutes
    Big Gipp and KAM in the hour of Chaos

    In this episode Steele and MC Eiht chill out down south, the ATL to be exact with our super family, Goodie Mobs “Big Gipp”, KAM, & Glasses Malone. We discuss super producer Rico Wades ultimate sacrifice in the name of doing what’s right, how the drug crack impacted ATL, why the West Coast never really got into the 5 percent philosophy, and a whole lot of other dope stuff. 

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    26 April 2024, 4:08 pm
  • 1 hour 11 minutes
    K-DOT, You're on the clock!

    On this episode Steele and MC Eiht analyze the whole Drake/Kendrick/Ross thing that’s going on right now, why bragging on how much money you have is corny and much more.

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    19 April 2024, 2:23 am
  • 1 hour 4 minutes
    Kendrick vs Drake and J. Cole Flee’s The Smoke

    On this episode of the Gangster Chronicles where Gangster Rap and all things reality live, Steele and MC Eiht  ask why J. Cole dodged the smoke after throwing his diss record out there, they then discuss a hypothetical Kendrick vs Drake showdown and possible outcomes, while examining the roles that perspective entourages could play.
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    11 April 2024, 4:39 pm
  • 1 hour 20 minutes
    Puff Daddy Tried Me Too

    We have 2 West Coast legends in the building, DJ/Producer Tony A of “Hi-C & Tony A” fame, and the one and only Kokane of “Above The Law”.  We discuss everything from the early formative years of Gangster Rap to the evolution of Chicano rap. 

    • Tony A shares the history of the legendary Roadium Swapmeet and his work with

    Dr.Dre on the legendary Roadium Mixtape’s 
    • We also hear a story involving a night in Miami, Diddy, a night club and possibly a pink substance.

    Hold on tight, this is a wild episode!
    Be sure to check out Tony A’s Roadium Radio @Tonyvision on YouTube 
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    28 March 2024, 5:52 pm
  • 1 hour 31 minutes
    Rennie Loc Talks Starting Out w/ Crip Mac & Being A Female Loc

    We sit down with blogger, comedian and all around hood personality “Rennie Loc” and discuss everything from her starting out with Crip Mac to who’s been in her dm’s.
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    21 March 2024, 5:55 pm
  • 1 hour 13 minutes
    Tyrin Turner Reveals What’s Really Going On In Hollywood

    We sit down with actor Tyrin Turner and discuss the impact the film Menace to Society had and its longevity, why black directors chase white acceptance and much more.

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    14 March 2024, 10:47 pm
  • 1 hour 38 minutes
    Mitchy Slick Tells the Real

    On this episode, we sit down with San Diego, CA rapper and Lincoln Park OG Mitchy Slick. Buckle up, we going for a ride!

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    7 March 2024, 6:55 pm
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