Tag: Taylor Morphy

By May 13, 2011
HHU Exclusive Intv: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino Talks Odd Future, The Weeknd, His Album, and Record Labels

Since we last interviewed Donald Glover/Childish Gambino back in the Fall (click here to check it out), his popularity has picked up immensely in the music world. Nowadays, instead of his music being picked up by select blogs, like HHU or our good friend Modi of DCtoBC, any new leak is instantaneously spread across the […]

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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 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 Exclusive Intv: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino
By November 26, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino

In one of our best interviews to date, HHU’s Taylor catches up with actor/musician/comedian/renaissance man Donald Glover to talk about a variety of topics. While he’s probably best known for his current role on NBC’s Community, he has a thriving music career on the come up under the alias of Childish Gambino. Glover talks about […]

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By November 16, 2010
Childish Gambino “Untouchable” Live @ The Music Box Theatre

Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino performs “Untouchable” Live at the Music Box Theatre in Los Angeles. This is just a preview of whats to come between the Community star and HHU. We have a great interview with the man that will be dropping toward the end of the week! Stay tuned! Shot by Taylor Morphy […]

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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 October 7, 2010
HHU Intv: Yelawolf talks Detox, NASCAR Races and Justin Bieber

HHU’s Taylor catches up with Yelawolf to talk about a number of things. Yela talks Coachella, passing up record deals in favor of Interscope and getting a preview of Dr. Dre’s Detox. Additionally, Yelawolf talks about the artists and producers on “Trunk Muzik: 0-60,” what it’s like going to NASCAR races in the south and […]

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By September 16, 2010
HHU Intv: Nipsey Hussle

HHU’s Taylor took Nipsey Hussle aside after his show at The Roxy in Hollywood to discuss a few things. Nipsey speaks about life after the XXL Freshmen cover, how he initially linked up with Drake and gives some details on his upcoming album, South Central State of Mind. Additionally, Nipsey shows love to the ladies […]

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HHU Exclusive Intv: Mike Posner
By August 10, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: Mike Posner

TheHipHopUpdate.com’s Taylor recently had a chance to catch up with Mike Posner at the Warped Tour in LA. Posner talks producers on the album, working with Andrew Wyatt of Swedish Band Miike Snow and things he does to “stay sane,” outside of singing.  Mike Posner goes on to speak on his unlikely friendship with Ron […]

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By July 28, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: XV (Parts 1 & 2)

HHU’s Taylor catches up with XV after his show at Cinespace in Los Angeles. XV speaks on his initial disappointment with not being included with his peers on the XXL freshmen list, how XXL Mag lied to him and how it became a positive for his career. Aside from that, XV talks about linking up […]

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TheHipHopUpdate.com Intv’s XV (Part 1)
By July 27, 2010
TheHipHopUpdate.com Intv’s XV (Part 1)

HHU’s Taylor catches up with XV after his show at Cinespace in Los Angeles. XV speaks on his initial disappointment with not being included with his peers on the XXL freshmen list, how XXL Mag lied to him and how it became a positive for his career. Aside from that, XV talks about linking up […]

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HHU Exclusive Intv: Tech N9ne (Parts 1 & 2)
By July 19, 2010
HHU Exclusive Intv: Tech N9ne (Parts 1 & 2)

HHU’s resident LA interviewer, Taylor, links up with Tech N9ne at his recent stop at the House of Blues in Hollywood. Tech talks about his success in the underground, his inception in to the world of music and what he still wants to accomplish. Tech also reveals some advice given to him by Quincy Jones. […]

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