May 17, 2023

Episode 6: Pocket Watching


  1. “World Tour” Wale feat. Jazmine Sullivan (2018)
  2. “Dig Dug” – Wale (2011)
  3. “Fuck the Money” – B.O.B. feat. Asher Roth(2010)
  4. “Mirrors” – Wale feat. Bun B (2018)
  5. “Lights Please” – J. Cole (2011)
  6. “Get Throwed” – Bun B (2012)
  7. Rotation – Big K.R.I.T. – (2003)


For years, absent options, artists and bloggers have focused on independence. But fuck it! Money! In 2009, it’s time to cash in. NahRight is the first website signed to Complex’s ad network. XXL selects ten blog-friendly artists to put on their cover and has their best-selling issue ever. Thanks to this, names like B.o.B., Asher Roth and Kid Cudi get a ton of attention. Everyone on the cover gets signed by major labels. Mickey Factz, once the stand-out, is the last one.


  1. Chuck Inglish Survived The Internet Rap Years And Lived To Tell The Tale | The FADER 
  2. Mark Ronson: ‘I got lost and was rescued by a drunk farmer’ | Glastonbury 2019 | The Guardian 
  3. Mark Ronson Calls Protege Wale A Cross Between Lil Wayne, Lupe Fiasco And Nas – MTV 
  4. Nike Foamposite: 20 Sneakers Facts You Didn’t Know | Complex 
  5.  Complex Names New Editor-in-Chief – The Observer
  6.  The Print Guy Who’s Going 45% Digital | Ad Age
  7. Wiz Khalifa’s Bail For Last Arrest Was $3 Million – XXL