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Drink Champs

Drink Champs

Legendary Queens rapper and one half of Capone-n-Noreaga N.O.R.E. alongside Miami hip-hop pioneer DJ EFN come together as the Drink Champs. Listen in as N.O.R.E., DJ EFN and special guests talk over some drinks and discuss everything from current events to old school stories. Nothing is sacred when talking with the Drink Champs so this show is not for the easily offended!

  • Friday, December 2nd
  • Episode 49 w/ Gillie Da Kid & Shaggy

    02:08:19
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Philly's own Gillie Da Kid and reggae hit maker Shaggy. The guys talk about Philly rap politics, Shaggy's career, Jamaica and a lot more...
  • Wednesday, November 30th
  • Episode 48 w/ Danny Garcia

    01:17:44
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with boxing champion, Danny Garcia. The guys talk about Garcia's North Philly roots, Philly artist, boxing career, training methods, and upcoming fight.
  • Monday, November 28th
  • Episode 47 w/ Joe Budden

    02:36:11
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys sit with MC and fellow podcaster Joe Budden. The guys discuss the incident with Taxstone, Joe's career, reality tv, Drake, podcast wars, Pettiness and a lot more. The guys are also joined by Cyn Santana and Joe's podcast co-host, Rory.
  • Friday, November 25th
  • Episode 46 w/ Puff Daddy

    45:30
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this monumental episode the guys drink it up with iconic hip hop mogul Puff Daddy. The guys talk untold Biggie stories, Puff's brands and career and just overall some Drink Champs fun. Hear Puff Daddy, aka P. Diddy or just Diddy, like you've never heard him before.
  • Friday, November 18th
  • Episode 45 w/ Scott Storch & Steve Lobel

    01:42:35
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Scott Storch and Steve Lobel. The guys talk about Scott Storch's come up from the Roots, TVT records, Dr Dre and more. Steve Lobel talks Jam Master J, Eazy E, Biggie, Pac and more. And like always the famous question, do you eat.....
  • Friday, November 11th
  • Episode 44 "Fat Joe UP NYC" w/ Remy Ma, Papoose, and more

    01:52:00
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys fly out and set up shop in Fat Joe's new UP NYC sneaker shop. Amongst the crowd of frenzied sneaker head customers the guys drank it up with Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Papoose, DJ Camillo, DJ Nasty, Statik Selektah, Dee of Ruff Ryders and more.
  • Thursday, November 3rd
  • Episode 43 w/ DJ Clue & Grafh

    01:41:36
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Queens mixtape legend DJ Clue and Grafh. The guys discuss Clue's mixtape beginnings, his radio career, and his overall influence in breaking new artist and music.
  • Thursday, October 27th
  • Episode 42 w/ Jeezy

    01:33:58
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Jeezy on the eve of his new album release 'Trap or Die 3'. The guys talk about Jeezy life before music and his early career as well as politics and his Avion tequila venture. Before Jeezy stepped into the building N.O.R.E. gets The Game on the phone to talk about his new album 1992.
  • Thursday, October 20th
  • Episode 41 w/ Lyor Cohen & Kevin Liles

    01:52:16
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys set up shop at the Revolt Music Conference and sit down with hip hop powerhouse executives Lyor Cohen and Kevin Liles. The guys are also joined by Jadakiss and Shawn Prez of the Global Spin Awards and Power Moves inc.
  • Friday, October 14th
  • Episode 40 w/ DJ Envy & Angela Yee

    02:17:01
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with DJ Envy and Angela Yee of the Breakfast Club. In the midst of several shots of Tiger Bone they talk about how the Breakfast Club came to be, the origins of N.O.R.E. and Envy's 30k beef, Angela Yee's drinking stamina and a lot more.
  • Monday, October 10th
  • Episode 39 w/ Taxstone

    02:07:32
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode we call 'Drunk Season Befuddled Beloved Hurricane Party Part 2' the guys drink it up with fellow podcaster Taxstone. They talk podcast business, Tax's recent Beanie Sigel interview and a lot more.
  • Thursday, October 6th
  • Episode 38 "Hurricane Party" w/ Royal Flush

    01:46:57
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys get ready for the arrival of hurricane Matthew by drinking it up with Queens legend Royal Flush. The guys talk about their collaborative past, TVT records, ODB, and more. The guys are also joined by new artist PHresher out of Brooklyn.
  • Friday, September 30th
  • Episode 37 "Phone Time"

    01:48:38
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys randomly call some of their hip hop colleagues and chop it up with Lloyd Banks, B Real of Cypress Hill, Fat Joe, Lyor Cohen, Tech N9ne and more. Also Eddie the Ass eater's video gets leaked and Twin makes a speech, all this and more on episode 37!
  • Thursday, September 22nd
  • Episode 36 w/ Mystikal

    01:15:19
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Mystikal. The New Orleans legend talks about working with No Limit Records, Cash Money and his early influences. On this episode the guys get Busta Rhymes on the phone to lock in his future episode.
  • Thursday, September 15th
  • Episode 35 w/ Peedi Crakk & Oschino

    03:10:43
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs! In this episode the guys drink it up with Peedi Crakk and Oschino after their Drink Champs block party. The guys discuss the State Property Roc-A-Fella Records days, Philly and a lot more.
  • Thursday, September 8th
  • Episode 34 w/ Dame Dash

    02:36:05
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with hip hop mogul Dame Dash. The guys discuss N.O.R.E. and Dame Dash's long history of working together through music and films, and working together in the future. Dame also discusses his current projects and his feelings about stepping away from the music industry.
  • Tuesday, September 6th
  • Episode 33 w/ Bow Wow

    01:36:46
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Bow Wow. The guys discuss Bow Wow's career, Cash Money, his beginnings with Snoop, Death Row, Jermaine Dupri and a lot more.
  • Episode 32 w/ Combat Jack and Jack Thriller

    02:59:10
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Combat Jack of the Combat Jack show and comedian Jack Thriller. They discuss the current state of hip hop podcast, podcast beefs, and hip hop in general. In what might be the longest Drink Champs episode to date the guys drink, laugh and also have some tense moments.
  • Thursday, September 1st
  • Episode 31 w/ E-40

    02:06:06
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with the bay area and hip hop legend E-40! The champs chop it up about E-40's business ventures in wine and spirits, his early career and stories with 2Pac, Biggie, Too $hort and a lot more.
  • Thursday, August 25th
  • Episode 30 w/ Rick Ross

    01:29:04
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with MMG boss, Rick Ross aka Ricky Rozay! The guys talk early Ross, Miami, Pod wars, Wing Stop, Ross-fit, the MMG empire and a lot more!
  • Tuesday, August 23rd
  • Episode 29 w/ Tru Life

    01:36:29
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys sit down with Tru Life. The guys discuss Tru Life's come up, working with Future, Dungeon Family, Snoop Dogg, Nas, Jay-z, and his new endeavors following his recent coming home.
  • Thursday, August 18th
  • Episode 28 w/ Uncle Luke

    01:55:58
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with the Miami legend Uncle Luke. The guys talk 2 Live Crew, Biggie, 2 Pac, Miami history and a lot more! Make some noise while you doo doo brown!
  • Thursday, August 11th
  • Episode 27 w/ Akinyele

    01:49:45
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Lefrak Queens legend turned strip club king, Akinyele. Mr put it in your mouth talks about running for mayor of South Beach, the strip club industry and the early days with Biggie, Jay Z, and Nas.
  • Thursday, August 4th
  • Episode 26 w/ Snoop Dogg (Part 2)

    01:11:42
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with the West Coast legend Snoop Dogg. Make Some noise for another Drink Champs / Smoke Champs collaboration!
  • Wednesday, August 3rd
  • Episode 25 w/ Thirstin Howl The 3rd & The Drink Champs family

    01:29:15
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Lo Life general Thirstin Howl the 3rd and the extended Drink Champs family. The guys talk about Thirstin's history with Eminem, the founding of the Lo Life's, and a lot more.
  • Monday, August 1st
  • Episode 24 w/ Cormega and Cory Gunz

    02:46:45
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this bonus episode the guys sit with Cormega and Cory Gunz after a recent show in Miami. The guys talk about Cormega's career, Queensbridge history, the Firm, lyricism in hip hop and a lot more.
  • Thursday, July 28th
  • Episode 23 w/ Snoop Dogg (Part 1)

    01:14:21
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with the West Coast legend Snoop Dogg. The guys talk 2 Pac, Death Row, No Limit Records, and a lot more. Make Some noise for another Drink Champs / Smoke Champs collaboration!
  • Friday, July 22nd
  • Episode 22 w/ 50 Cent (pt.2 - corrected)

    01:22:22
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with 50 Cent. In part two of this lengthy and entertaining conversation, the guys, joined by Akinyele talk about Drink Champs success, Power, Effen Vodka, 50's relationships and a lot more.
  • Friday, July 15th
  • Episode 21 w/ 50 Cent (pt.1)

    01:21:20
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with 50 Cent. In part one of this lengthy and entertaining conversation, the guys talk about Drink Champs success, N.O.R.E. and 50's past, EFN's pettiness, Effen Vodka, Donald Trump, Kanye West for president and a lot more. If that wasn't enough the guys get a surprise visit from Akinyele!
  • Friday, July 8th
  • Episode 20 w/ Raekwon The Chef

    02:06:37
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Wu-Tang Clans own Raekwon The Chef. The guys discuss early Wu-tang, the current state and future of the Wu, The Purple Tape, ODB, Michael Jackson, and a lot more!
  • Tuesday, July 5th
  • Episode 19 w/ Maino and Uncle Murda

    01:53:44
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Maino and Uncle Murda. The guys discuss getting a bad rep, the tragic shooting involving Troy Ave, gun laws, and current projects they are working on.
  • Sunday, July 3rd
  • Episode 18 w/ Kenny Anderson

    01:14:17
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with basketball legend Kenny Anderson. Kenny, who's also from N.O.R.E.'s neighborhood of Lefrak City Queens, tells stories about a young N.O.R.E., being one of the first basketball players that proudly represented hip hop, and his vast career going back to his college days.
  • Friday, July 1st
  • Episode 17 w/ Havoc (of Mobb Deep)

    02:05:23
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with Havoc of the legendary Queensbridge duo; Mobb Deep. They talk about past misunderstandings between Mobb Deep and CNN, a possible Queens tour, Prince, working with Kanye West and more.
  • Thursday, June 23rd
  • Episode 16 w/ David Banner

    01:59:46
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up at Mississippi's own David Banner. The guys speak about Banner's recent run in with the law, the state of hip hop, activism and his vast career. As an added bonus Daz of DPG pops in to surprise the guys.
  • Thursday, June 16th
  • Episode 15 w/ Styles P and Sheek Louch

    01:43:01
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up at D-Block Studio's with Styles P and Sheek Louch of The Lox. The guys talk about the origins of The Lox, their time with Bad Boy, missed opportunities, where they are now and more.
  • Wednesday, June 15th
  • Episode 14 w/ Charlamagne Tha God & Taxstone

    01:39:57
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN drink it up with Charlamagne Tha God and Taxstone in this bonus Drink Champs episode. The fellow podcasters discuss various topics all the while proving Drink Champs is not meant for the professional studio environment.
  • Thursday, June 9th
  • Episode 13 w/ Tha Dogg Pound, Tony Yayo, & Dru Hill

    01:37:28
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. This week the Drink Champs travel to Las Vegas for a after party podcast with Daz, Kurupt (Tha Dogg Pound), and G-Unit's Tony Yayo. If that wasn't enough R&B group Dru Hill drop in to say some words. Drinks flowed and microphones broke but like always the Drink Champs deliver their unique brand of drunken debauchery.
  • Thursday, June 2nd
  • Episode 12 w/ Talib Kweli

    02:08:28
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN drink it up with activist/rapper Talib Kweli. The guys drink it up and discuss everything from growing up in Brooklyn, working with Mos Def, meeting Prince, early Kanye West as well as recent confrontation with CNN's Don Lemon during the Micheal Brown protests and a whole lot more!
  • Tuesday, May 31st
  • Episode 11 w/ the Drink Champs Family

    01:13:45
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN drink it up with some friends and family in this bonus Drink Champs episode. Aside from the regular Drink Champs associates they are also joined by DJ/producer Scram Jones and celebrity promoter Mr. Lee. WARNING: Don't listen to this episode (or any of them for that matter) with your kids!
  • Thursday, May 26th
  • Episode 10 w/ Benzino & Dave Mays

    01:57:52
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. Drink Champs is a weekly podcast and in episode 10 the guys drink it up with Benzino and Dave Mays formerly of The Source Magazine. The guys drink it up and discuss the history of the Source magazine, the Source awards, Almighty RSO, Love & hip hop tv show, hip hop weekly magazine, and a lot more.
  • Friday, May 20th
  • Episode 9 w/ Too $hort

    01:52:24
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN present the Drink Champs. In this episode the guys drink it up with West Coast pioneer, Too $hort. They discuss Too $horts Los Angeles roots, then his Bay Area beginnings, pimp culture, staying relevant all these years and a lot more.
  • Friday, May 13th
  • Episode 8 w/ Curren$y

    01:58:55
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN drink it up with smoke champ Curren$y. The guys talk about Curren$y's New Orleans roots, working with No Limit Records, Cash Money Records, Dame Dash, and why smoking blunts is bad for your health.
  • Thursday, May 5th
  • Episode 7 w/ 2Chainz

    01:25:03
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN drink it up with ATL's own 2 Chainz. The guys Drink it up and talk about his DTP beginnings, being an entrepreneur, Lean and a lot more!
  • Friday, April 29th
  • Episode 6 w/ Memphis Bleek

    01:45:41
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN drink it up with Brooklyn's own Memphis Bleek. The guys drink it up and discuss everything from Rocafella records, Jay-z, Dame Dash, podcasting, D'usse cognac brand and a lot more!
  • Friday, April 22nd
  • Episode 5 w/ KRS-ONE

    02:03:27
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN drink it up with the legendary KRS-ONE and discuss everything from his legendary battle with MC Shan to his thoughts on the Drake and Meek battle and a lot more.
  • Friday, April 15th
  • Episode 4 w/ Gunplay and Capone

    01:43:56
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN drink it up with Maybach Music / Def Jam recording artist Gunplay and legendary Queens Bridge rapper Capone of Capone-n-Noreaga. The guys drink it up and discuss everything from Prison, to the Meek and Drake beef, issues with Mobb Deep and more.
  • Friday, April 8th
  • Episode 3 w/ DMX

    59:36
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN drink it up with Dark Man X aka DMX. It was no easy task finding and pinning DMX down to talk to the guys and the audio of this show proves that but the guys managed to hit record and catch a very unfiltered DMX. X talks about battling Jay Z, being compared to 2Pac, and even prayed for the Drink Champs.
  • Friday, April 1st
  • Episode 2 w/ guest Ja Rule & Jadakiss

    01:50:05
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN drink up with legendary rapper's Jadakiss and Ja Rule and cover topics from touring with DMX, to their early beginnings before they hit it big. The conversation takes several twists and turns as the legendary MC's drink it up and talk as if the mics weren't on.
  • Friday, March 25th
  • Episode 1 w/ Guest Fat Joe

    01:54:12
    N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN drink it up with hip hop legend Fat Joe. The guys talk about Fat Joe's new collaborative project with Remy Ma, and the process he underwent in making the album. Fat Joe also goes into various untold hip hop stories.

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