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9 April, 2014 11:46 pm

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 [cont.]

9 April, 2014 11:11 pm

Thizzler caught up with Freddie Gibbs at his show with Madlib at 1015 Folsom the other night and not only did they catch a great performance, they chopped it up with Freddie about his new album Pinata, who he links up with when he comes to the Bay (the Mob of course), what Bay artists [cont.]

9 April, 2014 10:58 pm

Iamsu! and the HBK Gang stop by the Power 106 and talk about their new music and Iamsu!’s upcoming album, Sincerely Yours.

9 April, 2014 10:56 pm

Freddie Gibbs talks with B-Real TV about his new album with Madlib, Pinata, as well his favorite gangster movies and characters.

9 April, 2014 9:39 pm

YG sits in with DJ Whoo-Kid’s Whoolywood Shuffle, to speak on the release of his new album, My Krazy Life. Whoo-Kid asks about whether or not the sex skit on the album really took place in the studio, where he stands in the Drake vs. Jay Z beef, the lack of unity in the LA [cont.]

9 April, 2014 8:27 pm

In honor of the 20 year anniversary edition of Illmatic, Nas appears on Real Time w/ Bill Maher to speak on the influence of the album. Bonus, in the second clip, MC Serch dishes on the heavy bootlegging of Illmatic when it dropped.

9 April, 2014 3:51 am

Germany’s Splash Mag interviews Danny Brown, asking him about various points in his career. They speak on the Chicago rap scene, Kanye West, his early days in Detroit, Freddie Gibbs, and more.

8 April, 2014 7:31 pm

Exclusive in-depth interview with producer DJ Mustard. In part 2 Mustard talks to Nick Huff Barili about making 10 beats a day on a “Normal Day” adding “If I’m with Mike Lee we can do 30.” Mustard says that he recently gave Nicki Minaj 15 beats which is pretty standard for him. He goes on [cont.]

8 April, 2014 5:21 pm

Rising young talent Bishop Nehru spoke to Vlad TV about his first meeting with MF Doom, and what it was like to work in the studio with him. He later tweeted that their project together, NEHRUVIANDOOM has grown from an EP to a full-length release. Hey Nehruvians NEHRUVIANDOOM is no longer an EP and it's [cont.]

3 April, 2014 5:08 am

Dan the Automator talks about why The Honey Drippers and Melvin Bliss are two of his most important albums and why the physical connection to vinyl is important. Every episode of Crate Diggers takes you behind closed doors to see the private vinyl collections of the world’s top artists, producers and DJs.

3 April, 2014 4:56 am

Raekwon reminds us why he’s The Chef in the latest episode of The Questions. He gives us the magic recipe for a perfect flirtation, and tells us why he wants to get the Wu back together while on the music video set for “Violations” from Talib Kweli’s album Gravitas.

3 April, 2014 3:40 am

In part two of Eminem’s interview with Big Boy’s Neighborhood, Eminem speaks on the perks of being Eminem, and plays the raft-in-the-ocean game.

3 April, 2014 2:48 am

Watch as ScHoolboy Q gives a tour of the TDE compound during SXSW 2013.

2 April, 2014 5:06 am

Exclusive in-depth interview with highly sought after producer DJ Mustard. In part 1 Mustard talks to Nick Huff Barili about how he created “My N***a” for YG, breaking down each element that went into the beat while at the legendary Encore Recording Studios where he records at. Mustard goes on to talk about how he [cont.]

1 April, 2014 7:19 pm

Mobb Deep speak with The Breakfast Club and ThisIs50 in celebration of the release of today’s The Infamous Mobb Deep LP.

1 April, 2014 6:27 pm

Kool Keith talks with Vlad TV about Eminem name-dropping him on “Monster”, and meeting him for the first time back in 1997.

1 April, 2014 5:21 pm

On the day of release of his new album, Dream.ZONE.Achieve, Smoke DZA sits in at Snoop’s GGN to share stories and smoke.

1 April, 2014 2:53 pm

Wiz Khalifa sits in with Arsenio, to perform his new single “We Dem Boyz” and gives a brief interview about marijuana legalization, fatherhood, and makes some “stoney smores”.

31 March, 2014 7:06 pm

Brandi Cyrus caught up with Aloe Blacc on the orange carpet at the 2014 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards to talk about more possible Avicii collabs, touring with Bruno Mars this summer, and his role in the James Brown biopic Get On Up.

31 March, 2014 6:29 pm

Can’t say we ever expected to see these two sitting so close together, and talking for 45 minutes. But here we are….

  Mixtape D.L.
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