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Joe Budden Podcast – Who’s Who

The Joe Budden Podcast originally aired with the title ‘I’ll Name This Podcast Later‘. Even before the podcast Budden had a similar social platform called Joe Budden TV. It’s essentially a goofball hip hop commentary show where Budden starts getting mad and grunting down the microphone.

Who is Joe Budden?

Joseph Anthony Budden II was born August 31, 1980 in New Jersey. He’s a rapper, songwriter and broadcaster. Budden’s debut studio album was released in 2003 (Joe Budden) and debuted at number 8 on the Billboard 200, selling 95 K copies in it’s first week.

Who is Mal from the Joe Budden Podcast?

Mal is now a regular a fixture of Joe Budden’s podcast and is the brother of Roc-a-fella Record’s Kareem “Biggs” Burke. Mal has cultivated a mass of industry connections, including some to the OVO camp, which prompted both Joe and Rory to dub him “OVO Mal” on occasion.

Mal first joined Joe and Rory for Episode 77 of the podcast and the reception of Mal and his stories (like the one about how Joe and he spent a few days in prison together) was so great he was asked to be a permanent feature. During that episode, Joe referred to Mal as “hip-hop royalty” and talked about his connections to Jay-Z and Roc-A-Fella Records. It really wasn’t until Mal appeared on “Its The Real” that the majority of their audience discovered he was the brother of Rocafella’s Kareem “Biggs” Burke, and Kyambo “Hip Hop” Joshua.

Joe Rory and Mal

Who is Rory Farrell? The ginger guy from the Joe Budden Podcast (who hates Akademiks)?

Rory is the youngest of the hosts. He interned with video productions and marketing teams for Def Jam where he witnessed the early careers of Big K.R.I.T. and Big Sean, as well as Rosewood, and more importantly MBDTF-era Kanye West.

Farrell is currently the Marketing Manager at Sony Music Entertainment and lives in the Greater New York City Area.

Previously, Rory worked at Havas Sports & Entertainment between March 2015 and Aug 2017, and before that at MTV Networks as a Production Coordinator where he led a casting department and served as coordinator for 8 episode series airing on MTV.

Who is Parks from the Joe Budden Podcast?

Parks is Joe Buddens’ engineer, and its his house that’s used as the location for the podcast. while their old studio is being renovated.

Who was the Spanish girl from the original ‘I’ll Name This Podcast Later’ format of the Joe Budden Podcast and why did she get fired?

Marisa Mendez was fired from ‘I’ll Name This Podcast Later‘ because of taking Drake’s side, in the Joe Budden versus Drake beef. Mendez worked on Budden’s “I’ll Name This Podcast Later” and was fired for speaking about the Joe Budden’s conversation with Drake on air at Hot 97.

Any others in the podcast worth mentioning?

Others behind the scenes: Chris, behind the camera for YouTube viewership; and Savon, the recently-hired intern who Joe will call on to perform the most random of tasks, like finding out The Rock’s zodiac sign.