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Transatlantic Rebels - Music & Films: Eminem Kamikaze, Lupe Fiasco Drogas Wave, Nicki Minaj Queen, BlacKkKlansman, Drake Scorpion, Cobra Kai, Berlin Syndrome, Teyana Taylor KTSE, Cardi B, Janelle Monae, Avengers: Infinity War

A guy from the UK (Jesal) and a guy from the USA (Rochard) host a podcast talking in depth about various albums, films, books and TV shows.
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Transatlantic Rebels - Music & Films: Eminem Kamikaze, Lupe Fiasco Drogas Wave, Nicki Minaj Queen, BlacKkKlansman, Drake Scorpion, Cobra Kai, Berlin Syndrome, Teyana Taylor KTSE, Cardi B, Janelle Monae, Avengers: Infinity War
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Dec 18, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

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Episode 63 is all about Eminem' new album "Revival" (2017).

We go through his latest LP with a fine toothcomb, debating the highs and lows of what Marshall Mathers finally delivered.

It's a great starting point for developing a framework in which to understand it, and our conclusions may surprise you...

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Dec 18, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 62 sees us entering the Star Wars universe once again to review in full with spoilers...

"Star Wars: Episode XIII - The Last Jedi".

 

There is plenty to cover as we dive into the main characters, their performances and development... And the ENDLESS controversies and gripes which have arisen!

We could have talked for hours about this but had to cut it off at a sensible length. We managed to cover a lot, but there is a written companion piece from Jesal: https://medium.com/@JesalTV/star-wars-episode-viii-the-last-jedi-review-8b69a989f306

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Dec 11, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 61 finds us tackling one of the most controversial films of 2017...

"mother!" by Darren Aronofsky.

(Yes, it is lower case and with an explanation mark, sorry - exclamation mark).

It is possibly Rochard's favourite film of the year.

There is plenty to cover as we dive into the main characters, their performances and the importance of this film in a fascinating year of cinema.

We could have talked for hours about this but had to cut it off at a sensible length. We managed to cover feminism, religion and the diverse reviews.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

 

Nov 28, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 60 finds us staring into the "Black Mirror."

In the first of a two-parter, we tackle the first two series (which have a total of 7 episodes).

It's a great discussion (and recap/reminder) in preparation for the fourth season (which is soon to be released, and we'll probably cover S3 & S4 together).

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

 

Nov 16, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 59 is all about Eminem.

We plough through every one of his albums in retrospect, on the eve of his latest release ("Revival"). It's the perfect Marshall Mathers catch-up.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Nov 14, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 58 is a discussion all about a living legend, Busta Rhymes. We are both huge fans of Big Trev so it's a great listen for honorary members of the Flipmode Squad!

We each take five pivotal songs and expand upon them. It was such fun to reminisce about Bussa Buss, he's truly underappreciated in this era.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

 

Nov 6, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 57 finds us tackling a brand new threequel and the seventeeth installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe...

It's "Thor: Ragnarok" time!

It came out in the UK a week earlier, so Jesal was twiddling his thumbs waiting for Rochard the American to catch up.

There is plenty to cover as we dive into the main characters, their performances and the important of this film within Thor and the entire MCU itself.

We could have talked for hours about this but had to cut it off at a sensible length. We managed to cover colonialism, out of sync accents and what lies ahead.

(We had some sound issues, sorry! You may need to turn the volume up)

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Nov 6, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 56 finds us going Upside Down... Boy, you turn me inside out, round and round...

It's all about "Stranger Things 2" (with healthy doses of the first season too).

The Netflix series with all it's nostalgia for the 1980s returns and we discuss multiples aspects of the show.

(Had a couple of technical issues with sound again, sorry! Hope you can still hear it)

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Oct 24, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 55 celebrates the 15th anniversary of a wonderful film starring a rapper called Eminem. You may have heard of him.

"8 Mile" ended up giving us so many fascinating topics of discussion, it's is an absolute MUST LISTEN! 

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

 

Oct 19, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 54 is a discussion all about Guns N Roses. Rochard is a huge fan so it's a great listen for those who prefer to use their illusion.

We cover all of their major albums, what makes Ax so dope, Slash and their current tour.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Oct 17, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 53 finds us tackling not one but two new movies funded by Netflix themselves.

"Okja" and "What Happened to Monday" (also known as "Seven Sisters") give us plenty of talking points. 

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Oct 9, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 52 finds us tackling a brand new sequel to the 1982 cult classic - a truly excellent "Blade Runner 2049."

There is plenty to cover as we primarily focus on the new Denis Villeneuve film, but look back on the original by Ridley Scott. It's a fascinating listen that helps digest a mammoth movie.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Sep 12, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 51 is a discussion on two albums by a husband and wife. You may have heard of them...

Jay-Z "4:44" (2017) vs Beyoncé "Lemonade" (2016) proves to be a lively discussion indeed! There is so much to unpack.

As a bonus, check out the new track "Soul Train" by Premz featuring Heems at the end. Premz is a good friend to the podcast, having been on previous 50 Cent and Jay-Z episodes - we wish him all the best with his dope new song!

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

 

Sep 5, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

We're back! After our summer break, Season 2 begins in earnest. New theme music, a new logo and a new structure...

Episode 50 is a SPOILER-FREE quickfire round-up about these Summer Movies of 2017:

- Spider-Man: Homecoming

- War For the Planet of the Apes

- Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2

- Baby Driver

- Wonder Woman

- Dunkirk

- Jab Harry Met Sejal

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Jun 27, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

In Episode 49, we wrap up our first year of the Transatlantic Rebels Podcast in the final episode of the season.

We talk about the top ranking episodes, what we've learned, what to expect next season and our plans over the summer.

If you have any suggestions for next season, get in contact!

We plan to return on 1st August 2017.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

 

Jun 20, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

This week, we have a very special guest returning... Premz.

In Episode 13, rapper Premz talked about one of his favourite albums ever: "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" by 50 Cent (2003). It has become one of our Top 3 ranking podcasts ever.

Now he returns and the topic is a juicy one: Jay-Z's 1996 debut "Reasonable Doubt." It's a wonderfully expansive deep-dive into a much-loved hip hop classic.

Many thanks to Premz for being a truly fantastic guest - you can get at him here:

@PremzOnline for everything - Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, SoundCloud.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Jun 13, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

In Episode 47, Jesal does a special solo episode answering a few questions and requests from listeners...

Topics covered including finance (stock market), the UK general election and Julia Donaldson books!

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Jun 6, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

In Episode 46, we welcome a very special guest onto the show for the first time:

Who is Kishan?

Who is Kishmeister?

Who is Broken Soul Boy?

He goes by many a name, but music is his game! It's a nice discussion on one of his favourite albums, "Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol.1" by Jill Scott.

Her 2000 debut was a neo-soul masterclass, and there is much to discuss. Many thanks to Kish for dropping in!

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

 

May 30, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 45, we both choose films with similar themes for a good old-fashioned compare and contrast.

Rochard has chosen "Room" (2015) and Jesal picked "Dogtooth" (2009).

We start off with a spoiler-free session for the first few minutes... But then dish out gigantic spoilers (you have been warned).

There are plenty of similarities to discuss, as well as obvious differences. Watch both films, then listen to our lively debate - it was cracking fun to record.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

May 23, 2017

 

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 44, for the first time in our history... No Rochard... No special guests... Just Jesal!

This week, I check out "So Good" (2017) by a wonderfully talented young Swedish lady called Zara Larsson.

It's one of my most listened to albums of 2017 thus far, and with her upcoming London concert, I felt a duty to shine a light on it. It's an incredibly accomplished pop debut and jolly good fun at that.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

 

May 16, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 43, we take a look at an extremely impressive (and underrated) album called "Humanz" by the animated group Gorillaz.

We tackled their entire discography in Episode 16 (go check that out) but here we digest and spew forth our thoughts on their most recent LP - and it turns out the deep dive was fully warranted.

It's a political and energetic tour de force, more reminiscent of a mixtape, and one we predict time will be kind to.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

 

May 9, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 42, we take a look at the complete works of Kendrick Lamar (one of our favourite rappers).

Kendrick is an artist who inspires much debate, and this episode is no different. It's a lively look at all his albums thus far, and broader discussion about his role within the genre.

Plenty of other topics pop up, including Drake, J. Cole, Lupe Fiasco, Nas and Jay-Z.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

May 2, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 41, following on from last week's live decision to take a complete break from Twitter for one whole week, we find out how our Rebels got on...

There is also a more general discussion on many aspects of social media including, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, Reddit and a book by Dan Eggers called "The Circle" (the film version of which just came out).

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Apr 25, 2017

 

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 40, we talk about something topical and controversial... Captain America.

So Rochard (comic book expert) teaches Jesal (total novice) about what the hell is going on with some bloke called Nick Spencer and the creative decisions being taken by Marvel with regards to Captain America...

So within the comic books, he's been unveiled as a part of Hydra! He's staying well Hydra-ted! He's one of these punchable Alt-Right dudes!! He's in the Trump Cabinet!! So Captain America is like a Nazi or something? WTF IS HAPPENING!!!

It's a fascinating discussion, and the final third is all about #FakeNews and social media. We will probably upset everyone.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

 

Apr 25, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 39, we take a retrospective look at three pivotal albums by those pesky Oxford rockers, Radiohead.

There are discussions on "The Bends" (1995); "OK Computer" (1997); and "Kid A" (2000).

It's a controversial look at three oft-revered albums, and it may well ruffle a few feathers. "OK Computer" is one of Jesal's favourite albums ever and it turns 20 soon.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

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