Like & Describe: The Official YouTube Trends Podcast
Like & Describe: The Official YouTube Trends Podcast

Like & Describe: The Official YouTube Trends Podcast

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Can MatPat guess the Trending Topics of 2023?
DEC 21, 2023
Can MatPat guess the Trending Topics of 2023?
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30 MIN
From Type Beats to Billboard Hits
AUG 10, 2023
From Type Beats to Billboard Hits

This episode, MatPat sits down with hip-hop experts Tuma Basa and Curtiss King to dive into the ways that type beats have changed the hip-hop industry, how art gets produced, and hot takes on AI in music.

Tuma Basa is the Director of Black Music & Culture at YouTube. He’s been working in the Hip Hop space for 25 years, and is responsible for a little playlist you might’ve heard of…RapCaviar. 

Curtiss King is a California-based producer and rapper who’s worked with artists like Kendrick Lamar and Mack 10. Visit his channel Curtiss King TV for the latest industry commentary and insights.

Featured Videos:

Lil Nas X - Old Town Road (Official Video) ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

Desiigner - Panda (Official Music Video)

CJ - WHOOPTY [Official Music Video]

J. Cole - procrastination (broke)

In celebration of Hip Hop's 50th anniversary, YouTube is rolling 50 Deep. Check out the 50 Deep flagship playlist at: yt.be/yt50deep 

Check out the video podcast at: yt.be/likedescribe

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20 MIN
ASMR: The Truth Behind the Tingle
APR 7, 2023
ASMR: The Truth Behind the Tingle

Every day, people all over the world post videos of themselves doing everything from slurp-ily eating Ramen, to crinkling paper, to playing Minecraft while whispering about the world that they’re exploring. In 2022 alone, videos related to ASMR received over 90 BILLION views on YouTube.

In this episode, MatPat searches for answers to all of his burning ASMR questions. Like, can he find the first ever ASMR video? What is actually happening in the brain when people experience ASMR? And can he finally feel the brain tingles

Check out the video podcast, plus a video of MatPat’s full lesson with Maria from Gentle Whispering ASMR, at yt.be/LikeDescribe!

To contribute to Dr. Richard’s research, head to asmruniversity.com and scroll down to click the ASMR Research Survey.

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24 MIN