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.
Chip will have a feature on the physical release of the album.
Award-winning author Peter Bailey continues his critically-acclaimed docu-series meeting up with LL Cool J at Jazz in the Gardens where the two discuss the pop icon’s legendary career, his faith that sustains it and unfaithful women in the ever-growing monogamy debate.
Pretty dope podcast featuring the super interesting Christian Clancy. Here’s the description of the episode: “This week we sat down with Christian Clancy. Clancy is a seasoned music industry veteran, responsible for marketing classic records like MMLP and Get Rich or Die Trying. He currently manages Odd Future and played an integral part in developing […]
Another episode from Jabari. Phillip Annand is the founder of The Madbury Club, a collective of friends who produce content and marketing strategies for brands like Nike, Footaction, and Native Shoes.
T.I. talks to Hot 97 about his upcoming Columbia Records album and his rollout plan. Iggy Azalea joins the conversation at the end to talk about her beef with the radio station.
The enigma that is 50 Cent joined the Breakfast Club for a lengthy interview where he discussed everything from the career choices Diddy has made to his current relationship with Ja Rule.
Nardwuar catches up with Future down in Austin during SXSW. The two talk about the Atlanta music scene and much more.
Even in the midst of SXSW, the Chicago producer was selling beats and putting in studio time. He took a rare break to talk about studying songs from the ’70s and Polow da Don’s snare. NPR Microphone Check on the interview.
The Baton Rouge rapper, on the rise when he arrived in Austin for SXSW, feels conflicted about his new success. “The more I grow in popularity,” he says, “the lonelier it gets.” Cool segment from NPR Hip Hop.
Via Combat Jack: In this episode we have none other than Ma Dukes, mother of the late great J. Dilla. She’s joined by Brooklyn’s own Talib Kweli. We learn about J. Dilla and his posthumous legacy, his impact on hip hop culture, The J. Dilla Foundation and more. We also find out about Talib’s new […]