Everyday Struggle

March 04, 2020

Jadakiss Talks New LP ‘Ignatius,’ Adapting to New Sound of Rap & Diddy vs. Mase | Everyday Struggle

On Wednesday’s (Mar. 4) episode of #EverydayStruggle, Nadeska, Wayno and DJ Akademiks are joined by Lox member and rap legend, Jadakiss. The crew and Mr. Raspy kick off the show discussing the upcoming release of his new album, ‘Ignatius.’ Soon after, Jadakiss elaborates on the reason he postponed the album’s release date, and talks about the tribute he pays to his long lost friend Jay ‘Icepick’ Jackson, throughout the project. Later in the show,  the EDS crew brings up an old tweet from Jada where he advised young rappers to not get managers. Halfway into the show, Jadakiss speaks on the benefits of signing to major as well as the benefits of an artist going indie. Kiss also discusses with the trio his thoughts on the label drama Diddy and Mase are going though and to close out the show, Jadakiss speaks on whether or not cares about album sales and charting at this point in his career.    


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Everyday Struggle
Everyday Struggle is a daily hip-hop debate show where internet sensation DJ Akademiks and hip-hop veteran Wayno square off on the biggest topics in music and pop culture, moderated by journalist Nadeska Alexis. The hosts bring their fans an in-depth look into the biggest stories in the hip-hop community with commentary, exclusive content, and a behind-the-scenes look at one of the biggest shows in rap. Popular segments throughout the show include The Review, AK by the Numbers, Heat Check, Struggle Mail and more. Conversations and opinions are of the hosts and are not representative of Complex or their guests. Notable celebrities on the show have included 21 Savage, Vince Staples, 2 Chainz, Jeezy, SZA, Erykah Badu, Tory Lanez, and spawned viral moments with rappers like Lil Yachty, Soulja Boy and the Migos. The show launched in April 2017 and airs Monday through Thursday on Complex.