On May 1, it was revealed that Dallas Penn, a dot connector, fashion architect, sneaker savant, pioneering podcaster and much, much more—had passed away. He was 53.

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Get ready for all-new episode of Combat Jack and Dallas Penn Go To The Movies.

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  An all-new episode of Combat Jack and Dallas Penn Go To The Movies is here.

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  Hip-Hop Wired is proud to present the inaugural episode of Combat Jack and Dallas Penn Go To The Movies. 


When The Combat Jack Show interviews someone, you know it’s going to be thorough. The latest guest of the #Newmanati crew was legendary Brooklyn MC and Juice Crew member Big Daddy Kane.


MarQ Spekt drops a video for the Blockhead produced “Hangliding Thru The City.” The song is off their forthcoming collaborative project, JustPlayWitIt.

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The Internets was waiting a while for this one. Roc Marciano paid a visit to The Combat Jack Show and the Strong Island lyricist made the wait more than worthwhile.

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Combat Jack stays scoring interesting subjects for his Internet radio show/podcast/destination. The latest artist to grace The Combat Jack Show was Foxy Brown, who made for some entertaining and enlightening conversation.


MSNBC’s Touré braved the set of The Combat Jack Show for a second time after an appearance last year was said to be off the charts. This time, the author and television host sat down with the #Newmanati crew as they dished about Touré’s book on Prince, discussed writing Nas’ upcoming autobiography and defended his Blackness.

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When all is said and don, Nas and Black Thought will go down as two of the Hip-Hop game’s greatest lyricists. But at one point, the Queens rapper came close to getting blessed with the fade by the Roots’ resident MC. Thought explained the situation to The Combat Jack Show.


Ralph Lauren doesn’t depend on Hip-Hop to stay financially viable, but his brand has certainly benefitted from the cool factor of our culture. Back in the day, MCs sought out Polo for the freshest digs. Raekwon sported the now infamous Snow Beach jacket in the visuals for “Can It All Be So Simple.” Grand Puba laid an Alpine […]

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Bomani Jones of SBNation and ESPN’s Around The Horn as well as Hip-Hop Wired Senior Editor Kaz appeared on this week’s edition of The Combat Jack Show.