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1 July, 2014 3:49 pm

In part 1 of Hard Knock TV’s interview with Common, he talks to Nick Huff Barili about the concept behind his 10th album Nobody Smiling, working with Vince Staples on tracks for album, why the track he worked on with Chance The Rapper didn’t make the album, how he feels about Chiraq and much more. [cont.]

27 June, 2014 3:40 pm

The Combat Jack Show: Bumpy Knuckles stopped by to share his storied history with us. The depth of his relationship with Tupac Shakur. How Pete Rock saved his life. His deep relationship with NaS. How Chuck D literally had his life on the line for this culture. Another Steve Stoute story. And why, even though [cont.]

26 June, 2014 5:09 pm

While the audio isn’t great, it’s rare we see Dilated interviews, so here’s one from Adramatic crew. Babu talks about the new album, Directors Of Photography, how the song “Rain Or Shine” produced by Babu for Evidence was originally for Common, a track on the new album called “Hallelujah” featuring Evidence, Rakaa, Fashawn, Rapsody, Action [cont.]

26 June, 2014 4:43 pm

Ab-Soul in love with Yaris Sanchez, living in the BX, & loving Hip-Hop w/ Ebro & Laura.

26 June, 2014 1:26 pm

ScHoolboy Q describes himself in 3 Records on the Benji B show hand selecting records for the show. No “Hoover Street” tho?

26 June, 2014 1:18 am

Member of Slaughterhouse, Joell Ortiz stopped by Sway in the Morning to talk about his new album and Slaughterhouse’s exciting TV show “Road to Total Slaughter.” Ortiz spoke about the battle rap show “Total Slaughter” which is on Fuse TV every Wednesday at Midnight and how all of these battle rappers have to compete to [cont.]

26 June, 2014 1:13 am

Ab-Soul comes to The Breakfast Club about his new album, These Days…, which is in stores this week.

26 June, 2014 12:21 am

Alife: “Following last week’s opening of the World Champions Space, things officially kicked-off with an ALIFE Sessions event to celebrate the launch. Done in partnership with Puma® and Budweiser, the latest Sessions featured the Toronto-based trio, BADBADNOTGOOD, and Wu-Tang Clan member, Ghostface Killah. Soon after the match ended, BADBADNOTGOOD set things off, performing their unique [cont.]

26 June, 2014 12:08 am

Jeffstaple recently caught up with California natives YG and DJ Mustard at Irving Plaza in NYC, and the three of them discuss fame, challenges, their relationship with Snoop, and what YG’s so called Krazy Life is all about. YG and DJ Mustard go way back, even forming their own record label group known as Pu$haz [cont.]

24 June, 2014 6:13 pm

Ricky Rozay sits in with 99 Jamz to speak about his recent show cancellation on Detroit, after alleged threats were made on his life. Michigan papers are reporting that Detroit rapper Trick Trick led a “100 person blockade” to keep Rick Ross out of the venue.

23 June, 2014 5:44 pm

Lots of strong interviews today. Next up is the legendary Rick Rubin, who speaks with Zane Lowe for an hour.

23 June, 2014 5:05 pm

Sadat X speaks with Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds on the Juan Epstein show, recounting Brand Nubian legends, plus stories of 2Pac, Biggie, and Jay Z in the early years.

23 June, 2014 4:51 pm

Benji B tells the story of hip-hop legend Q-Tip – founding member of A Tribe Called Quest. Hear from Q-Tip at length as well as Pharrell, Nas, The Pharcyde and more. Interestingly, he names each Digital Underground, The Beatnuts, and The Pharcyde as members of The Native Tongue family. He also reveals a 25th anniversary [cont.]

23 June, 2014 1:26 am

Nicki Minaj is in conversation with DJ Semtex on BBC Radio 1Xtra, discussing her current single ‘Pills N Potions’ and the forthcoming album, The Pink Print.

21 June, 2014 4:22 am

Ab-Soul, the most philosophical member of the by now vaunted Top Dawg Entertainment, met Microphone Check hosts Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Frannie Kelley in Los Angeles two weeks before the release of his latest album, called These Days … After only one listen to the album, the three of them had a conversation about Ab’s [cont.]

21 June, 2014 3:52 am

Ab-Soul sits down for a fireside chat with Complex, to speak on Tuesday’s release of These Days, the concept behind “Stigmata”, why the album is not on Interscope, his thoughts on Death Row Records, and more.

21 June, 2014 2:15 am

In promotion for their new Barrel Brothers LP, Skyzoo and Torae drops some rhymes up at Sway In The Morning on Shade 45.

19 June, 2014 7:58 pm

This is too cruel, but funny…

19 June, 2014 7:49 pm

The Fergenstein checks in with Complex on the upcoming A$AP Mob full-length album, L.O.R.D., and talks about the “Hella Hoes” video shoot.

19 June, 2014 7:36 pm

Game talks to DJ Skee about his new single “Bigger Than Me”, which takes some shots at the XXL Freshmen class, among others. He also clarifies that he is “not signed to shit”, and that his September 16th release, Blood Money, is more of a compilation album. He says he hopes to get The Documentary [cont.]

  Mixtape D.L.
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