Tag: HHU Exclusive Intv

By March 26, 2012
HHU Exclusive Intv: Emilio Rojas Talks Pursuing Music Full Time, Air Mattresses Advice, Being Labeled as a Latino Artist, and More

HHU interview contributor Ivan serves up yet another exclusive in the form of a new intv with up and coming MC Emilio Rojas. I think this is an important interview because Rojas spends a good amount of time discussing the importance and expectations of being a Latino in the music industry. Also, watch for his warning/advice for […]

By March 4, 2011
HHU Exclusive Intv: Dom Kennedy

**Bringing this back up top. In another exclusive interview brought to you by TheHipHopUpdate (check our archive of exclusive intv’s here), our contributor Taylor catches up with one of the most promising up & coming MC’s out West, Dom Kennedy. Before performing at The Rialto in Tuscon, AZ, Dom speaks out about his once in […]

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By February 25, 2011
HHU Intv: Big Sean (vol.2)

Re-Up. Our steady contributor Taylor links up with Big Sean once again (Summer 2010 intv HERE) to speak about a number of topics before his show at The Rialto in Tuscon, AZ. Sean talks about how he originally linked up with Chris Brown, how he (Big Sean) was originally on the hook of “My Last” […]

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By December 28, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: Rich Hil (Vol.2)

We first linked with Rich Hil way back in May (click here to check it out) where we learned about the LIMOS lifestyle as well as his projects at the time.  Since then, he’s been killing shows, in & out of rehab, dropped various mixtapes, and much more. HHU’s West Coast interviewer Taylor caught up […]

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By December 20, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: JD Era

Our HHU correspondents  up in Toronto – Jordan & Mandy -  recently had a chance to catch up with one of my favorite artists doing his thing up in Canada – JD Era. He talks about his latest success of a mixtape, TH1RT3EN, working with Drake in the past, his record with Bobby Valentino,  and […]

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By December 6, 2010
HHU Intv: Shad

HHU’s Toronto squad, Jordan and Amanda, recently linked up with HHU favorite Shad to discuss a number of topics. The Canadian MC talks about his latest album, TSOL, his single, “Yaa I Get It,” social networking and artists he’s a fan of at the moment. Those artists include Kanye West, J. Cole, Elzhi, and Jay […]

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By November 30, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: Kendrick Lamar

Our resident HHU interviewer out West, Taylor, sits down with a promising up & comer by the name of Kendrick Lamar to talk about a number of things. Lamar talks about his initial projects in music, the term ‘Black Hippies’ and which direction he would want to go, label-wise. Additionally, Lamar talks about balancing out […]

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HHU Intv: Lil’ B
By November 8, 2010
HHU Intv: Lil’ B

Aw damn. TheHipHopUpdate.com’s Taylor links up with The Pack’s Lil B for a very rare interview in Pomona, California. B talks Ellen Degeneres, using the word ‘Based’ and his plethora of MySpace pages. Additionally, B talks about how twitter linked him up with Soulja Boy & Andy Milonakis and how social media has opened up […]

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By November 2, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: Jay Rock (Vol. 2)

HHU’s Taylor catches up with Jay Rock for a second exclusive interview (check the first one here). This time around, Jay Rock is signed to Tech N9ne’s Strange Music label, so Jay discloses the details about that situation. Additionally, Jay speaks about his constant touring schedule, the difference between Strange Music and major labels, and […]

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By June 30, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: Chiddy Bang (Part 2)

In part two of our Intv with Chiddy Bang, we get the low down on a potential collabo with a historic British punk band member, the origins of the word “swelly,” some exclusive info on the debut album, and much more. Thanks to Taylor, Chiddy, Xaphoon, Kisha, Sascha, Sarah, and Z If you missed it, […]

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By June 29, 2010
HHU Intv: Chiddy Bang (Part 1)

HHU has been supporting Chiddy Bang ever since I was introduced to them by some HHU twitter followers right as the site relaunched back in March. In fact, their Ellie Goulding remix was one of the first tracks I posted. Similar to what I set out to do when I was one of the first […]

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By June 21, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: Jay Rock

HHU resident LA Interviewer, Taylor (@TBotTV) takes a moment to sit down with Jay Rock (excuse the poor lighting) to talk about a number of things. Jay Rock speaks on his XXL ‘Freshmen’ cover, poetry, representing and giving back to his neighborhood and what to expect from his upcoming projects. He goes on to give […]

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By June 9, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: Donnis (Vol.2)

Back in March, HHU caught up with Donnis in Toronto where he talked about a number of things, but today we bring you another interview with the ATL Brave. HHU LA correspondant Taylor caught up with him at Cinespace in Hollywood: Donnis speaks on being himself, his eclectic inspirations, and the reason why Fashionably Late […]

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By May 27, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: Rich Hil

Rich Hil has always been an interesting character to me. He seems like he’s on a never-ending grind to release his music, which can be in the form of singing, rapping or a melodic in between version of both. I’m gonna be honest when I say I can’t really relate to everything he brings to […]

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