Rapsody on Upcoming Album 'Eve,' Current State of Female Rap & Working W/ D'Angelo|Everyday Struggle

  • Published: 15 August 2019
  • On Thursday’s (Aug. 15) episode of #EverydayStruggle, Nadeska, Wayno and DJ Akademiks are joined by North Carolina rapper Rapsody. Rapsody discusses her upcoming album ‘EVE’ and the writing process behind the project. Soon after, she speaks on the power of exposure and maintaining a musical balance. Later in the episode, Rapsody expands on the recent comments from Jermaine Dupri regarding female rappers and the difference between male and female artist development. Afterwards, the EDS trio and Rapsody highlight a few tracks off of her upcoming album. She then elaborates on working with D’Angelo, Queen Latifah, J.I.D. and many more. Later in the show, she speaks on the state of female rap and gives her Top 5 Female Rappers at the moment. Shortly after, Rapsody and the EDS crew shares their thoughts on a recent tweet from Mr. MfneXquire in their ‘Big Facts or B.S.’ segment, and to close out the episode, the trio and Rapsody touch on the evolution of freestyling.

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Comments • 836

  • Amanda Gough
    Amanda Gough  1 months back

    We can go home and burn incense lol 😂 jermaine dupri is too intimidated to say that. So instead he shits on women. Wtf he know about being a woman. At one point or another a woman carried even jermaine dupri : creation between her knees.

    • ShadowKosmos
      ShadowKosmos  3 months back

      Bruh who brought silverware to the set?

      • Krila LBN
        Krila LBN  3 months back

        She doesn't "play the middle like Nadeska"

        • Don't GiveUp
          Don't GiveUp  5 months back

          Rapsody~Believe me🔥🔥🔥🔥

          • lwandile mahlangu
            lwandile mahlangu  5 months back

            does she like Cardi as a rapper or for shouting her out

            • lwandile mahlangu
              lwandile mahlangu  5 months back

              hahaha Akademiks wasnt feeling this

              • Prentis Allen
                Prentis Allen  5 months back

                This episode aint crack 100k views yet its been 2 weeks lol

                • Richard Wynn
                  Richard Wynn  5 months back

                  Jackie Hill Perry... Definitely a Top 2 female MC... Top 5 MC period. Maybe some people can't get beyond the Motivation behind her art. https://youtu.be/qmtKC1B-PIA

                  • steve plonka
                    steve plonka  5 months back

                    Get little brother up next

                    • BigLisDubie aka Coach C
                      BigLisDubie aka Coach C  5 months back

                      Raps is crazy dope!!!

                      • trap sam
                        trap sam  5 months back

                        akadumiks play a heavy role on the perception of artists too i don’t know why this dude acting like he got amnesia 🚫🧢

                        • Ant Marquis
                          Ant Marquis  5 months back

                          She do look like she be burning incents though

                          • Another[Channel]
                            Another[Channel]  5 months back

                            Her album is fireeeeee

                            • Travis  Jones
                              Travis Jones  5 months back

                              She dope but this interview boring as fuck lol

                              • Eric G
                                Eric G  5 months back

                                AK so whack! That look he had after he asked if she cried after Queen was inducted in to songwriters HOF was so disrespectful

                                • Demetri Morgan
                                  Demetri Morgan  5 months back

                                  Bruh AK so bored it’s kinda cringe

                                  • Skylar Belser
                                    Skylar Belser  5 months back

                                    Demetri Morgan facts!

                                  • Demetri Morgan
                                    Demetri Morgan  5 months back

                                    Skylar Belser definitely but he gotta do better lol

                                  • Skylar Belser
                                    Skylar Belser  5 months back

                                    Demetri Morgan because nobody is talking about mumble rap.

                                • Demetrius Powers
                                  Demetrius Powers  5 months back

                                  I see why Rapsody aint blow yet....she not industry cute

                                • Brendon Miller
                                  Brendon Miller  5 months back

                                  Was it just me or was it just Rap & Wayno talking for about 15 minutes having flashbacks

                                  • Tony Muhammad
                                    Tony Muhammad  5 months back

                                    My favorite

                                    • Mbuta Bilesi
                                      Mbuta Bilesi  5 months back

                                      Great interview

                                      • Kwun Roper
                                        Kwun Roper  5 months back

                                        young thug 2020 xxl freshman. lets campaign for it!!!!!! this is xxl opportunity to right their wrong for missing on thug earlier

                                        • 11thWoods
                                          11thWoods  5 months back

                                          Well Rapsody wasn't 1 of the female rappers JD was speaking of Nebraska.. Smh

                                          • orenji jusu
                                            orenji jusu  5 months back

                                            Fine... I’ll watch another everyday struggle episode... BUT ITS ONLY FOR RAPSODY
                                            And maybe wayno low key

                                            • yass nnej
                                              yass nnej  5 months back

                                              I only came to see Rapsody. Ak looking a mess as usual.

                                              • darealphantom
                                                darealphantom  5 months back

                                                Rapsody is so dope we think of her before that music service 😭 Tokyo Jetz is from Jacksonville, FL btw I think it’s because she’s signed to T.I. that’s why people think she’s from the ATL

                                                • Michael Aregbesola
                                                  Michael Aregbesola  5 months back

                                                  Shay nore is that how you spell the female rapper wayno was talking about 8:31??

                                                  • BiggQue
                                                    BiggQue  5 months back

                                                    Damn, Akademiks over there getting fat.

                                                    • BiggQue
                                                      BiggQue  5 months back

                                                      I gotta do my homework on her. I her she's really dope.

                                                      • Betty G
                                                        Betty G  5 months back

                                                        Omg this had to be the most annoying interview with all her jewelry making noise. Love her but could not listen to the interview or focus. You guys gotta do better ugh

                                                        • I_AmEternal
                                                          I_AmEternal  5 months back

                                                          Super dope

                                                          • chassity king
                                                            chassity king  5 months back

                                                            3 days ago and only 74k?

                                                            • All Ya Gay
                                                              All Ya Gay  5 months back



                                                              • killerklownTV
                                                                killerklownTV  5 months back

                                                                Clang clang clang clang clang I thought AKs fat ass was eating the whole time LOLOL but apparently it’s rapsodys bracelets

                                                                • PayDay AJ
                                                                  PayDay AJ  5 months back

                                                                  tokyo jets from jacksonville ybn from maryland

                                                                  • Parker
                                                                    Parker  5 months back

                                                                    Love Rapsody and her energy. Support!Support!

                                                                    • Big Ben Balucci
                                                                      Big Ben Balucci  5 months back

                                                                      Ak trying to b a media hero

                                                                      • Cheryl Davila
                                                                        Cheryl Davila  5 months back

                                                                        Every time she moves her arms it sounds like someone is washing dishes 😂😂 😂

                                                                        • Coolz22
                                                                          Coolz22  5 months back

                                                                          I understand female unity and support but Rapsody is kissing Cardi ass hard in this interview.

                                                                          • Coolz22
                                                                            Coolz22  5 months back

                                                                            @Banana Rama lol I said what I said it appeared to be that Rapsody is kissing Cardi B ass for some reason. She mentioned and inserted Cardi into the conversation about 4 times and every time it was cringe-worthy. But I am here for all the women uniting...

                                                                          • Banana Rama
                                                                            Banana Rama  5 months back

                                                                            She's not. It's okay for people to like and support other people's music. People act stupid thinking that you can only be one thing or you can only be good if your music is of a certain content. Girl axed that logic in this interview and I appreciate her more for it. Too many people are on dumb shit and you see a lot of people who would be Rapsody fans hating on other girl's music in ignorant ass ways.

                                                                        • Dion Shepard
                                                                          Dion Shepard  5 months back

                                                                          I know they not females but this is why I talk about EARTHGANG so much.

                                                                          • Big Aaron
                                                                            Big Aaron  5 months back

                                                                            She basically the Jcole of female Hip Hop

                                                                            • THEREAL CC SHOW
                                                                              THEREAL CC SHOW  5 months back

                                                                              Jetz not from Atlanta she from Florida

                                                                              • KingpinSkinnyman
                                                                                KingpinSkinnyman  5 months back

                                                                                She look like someone aunt who drives an Altima.

                                                                                • jake from state farn
                                                                                  jake from state farn  5 months back

                                                                                  Yall wanted to ask her about nicki so bad lol

                                                                                  • DaReaLQuizzo VeLi
                                                                                    DaReaLQuizzo VeLi  5 months back

                                                                                    WE UP NEXT BABY 252 WE OUT HERE EBE ENT WE OTW 💯💯💯

                                                                                    • LaTonya Darrisaw
                                                                                      LaTonya Darrisaw  5 months back

                                                                                      Love Rapsody! I’ve been singing her praises forever. I’m so glad Leikeli47 and Mereba are on the album. She’s one of my favorite rappers, period. I think the album will be an amazing follow-up to Laila’s Wisdom.

                                                                                      • Rashad D
                                                                                        Rashad D  5 months back

                                                                                        The best female rap artist!!!

                                                                                        • P H
                                                                                          P H  5 months back

                                                                                          Biggie I really thought he freestyle

                                                                                          • anonymous.
                                                                                            anonymous.  5 months back

                                                                                            The Female Kdot