Hello and welcome to Ante Up, XXL’s podcast where the hip-hop and sports worlds collide. For the third episode of our sports podcast, XXL‘s Manny Maduakolam and Roger Krastz sat down with renowned hip-hop journalist and President of Conglomerate Records Shaheem Reid.


In the third episode of Ante Up, Roger, Manny and Shaheem speak on the Kansas City Royals' World Series win against the New York Mets and the future of both teams. Shaheem also shares his thoughts on the
2015-16 NBA season, Kobe Bryant and the New York Knicks' future with rookie Kristaps Porzingis. They also tackle the NFL as they predict the outcome of Week 9 games of the NFL.

Shaheem Reid closes out the interview by speaking about Busta Rhymes' upcoming concert at the Prudential Center in New Jersey, as well as the upcoming projects from Conglomerate Records. Check out the third episode of Ante Up podcast above. Subscribe to Ante Up here.