Via NPR Microphone Check: On April 19, 1994, Columbia Records released the debut album of a 20-year-old from Queensbridge Houses in New York City. It was deft, wise, deadly serious and matched the babyface with unparalleled promise to beats made by the era’s preeminent producers. Two decades after Illmatic, Nas sat down with Microphone Check […]
Our friend Jabari was recently tapped by The Interrogation Room podcast to talk about his come up in the music and entertainment industry. From leading a bi-coastal lifestyle to what’s next, make sure to tune in. We share a lot of the same philosophies and ideals, which is why you’ll always see me featuring anything […]
Via The Combat Jack Show: Pharoahe Monch has been a favorite MC of mine for a long time so it only makes sense that we deliver his best interview in existence. In support of his brilliant album ‘P.T.S.D.’ we had an in studio listening session as Monch gave us his most personal interview to date. […]
A new and improved Nicki Minaj? Nicki says that the “toned down” and “natural” look is what we’ll see more of from BOTH her music and film personas. Looks like she’s taking her career very seriously nowadays and that will be reflected on her upcoming album.
Podcast #13 from Jabari’s ‘Words With Friends’ series. Jasmine Solano is a world renowned DJ and artist. She is in a DJ duo, Electric Punnany with Melo-X and is currently on tour. She also hosts a show on MTV Iggy, Scratch the Surface.
Hip-hop Producer Mike Dean joins Dave and Herb on the 159th episode of Pensado’s Place. Dean talks about working with Kanye West, working on an upcoming Scarface album, his musical career, and much more. Interview starts at the 19:10 mark.
Via Combat Jack: Scarface lost 100 pounds. And we’re all over the place in this interview. He plays guitar, he talks drugs and depression and Pink Floyd, he talks about his time in prison, why his son went missing earlier this year, why Rick Ross is underrated and more. He does his best to avoid […]
E-40, from Northern California, is widely known for creating slang, flouting the rules and knowing everybody from everywhere. 40 spoke with Microphone Check hosts Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Frannie Kelley about Lil Jon, T-Pain, Tupac and Too Short. They started their conversation talking business and in particular, the model that 40 provided New Orleans’ own […]
Chicago’s Lil Reese and Lil Herb chat with DJ MoonDawg about the current state of their music and what’s going on in Chicago.
Ferg chats with FUSE x VEVO to talk about his collabo tour with M.I.A. came about and he reveals some general notes about his sophomore album & Mob album as well.
This interview came out in February, but I just came across it and think it’s worth the look if you have a bit of time. Noah ’40′ Shebib (Drake, Lil Wayne, Beyonce, Alicia Keys, and Jamie Foxx) join Dave and Herb on the 151st episode of Pensado’s Place. Smart dude.
DJ Drama stops by the Breakfast Club to talk about his role at Atlantic Records and what he feels about Atlanta and the next generation of artists. Bringing that knowledge to the people.
Pharrell stopped by Ellen to talk about his Oscar nomination, the motivation behind his new album and much more. The guy just keeps on winning.