Troy Ave speaks with Bootleg Kev on possibly signing to Grand Hustle, meeting Nas, & being cocky.
Bootleg Kev tells us: “I got to sit down with B.o.B. after he shot a video in St. Petersburg, Fl. We speak on his new No Genre record label, the upcoming No Genre 2 Mixtape, not being able to see Outkast live yet, the struggle to get his first album released, the songs he is [cont.]
Kev tells us: “I got on the phone with the XXL boss lady Vanessa Statten! With the release of the XXL Freshman Class there were alot of questions I had about some folks who I felt might have got snubbed (Rittz, G-Eazy,IAMSU!, Etc.), and some of the reasoning behind those snubs. Plus of course we [cont.]
Kev writes: “The homie Dizzy Wright headlined the very first BKXSW showcase at SXSW and sat down w/ Bootleg Kev after the event went down. We speak on who Dizzy would put on the 2014 Freshman Cover (Snow The Product), his new EP State Of Mind, getting Bone Thugs on his debut album, collaborating w/ [cont.]
In this brief interview with Bootleg Kev, Action Bronson speaks on collaborating with Eminem, looking up to Jadakiss & Kool G. Rap, and his friendship with Riff Raff.
Ab-Soul sits in with Bootleg Kev, and speaks on his new album, Joe Budden being underrated, growing up in a record shop, being independent, threatening to leave Black Hippy, his favorite albums, and more.
The first part of Kev’s Nipsey Hussle interview we speak to him the day before “Crenshaw” was released, and he reveals why he decided to charge 100 bucks for his album.
Looks like Rae’s been going in on the press tip lately. Here’s part two of his interview with the homie Bootleg Kev.
Kev writes: I got to sit down w/ Schoolboy Q. We chop it up about his new album Oxymoron (he reveals the theme of the album is taking care of his daughter, and the history of Crips), he reveals Danny Brown, Pharrell, and J.Cole are doing work on the album (J. Cole doing a beat), [cont.]
Kev interviews Pusha T, with a little help from Fabolous.
1. Rittz “Walter White Boy Flow” (Produced By Lifted) 2. Vic Mensa “Orange Juice” (Produced By Cam) 3. Sean Rose “Filthy” (Produced by Hitmanbeatz) 4. Troy Ave f. Lito “Man In The Mirror” 5. Futuristic “Best In AZ (Interlude)” 6. Kris Kasanova f. Avatar Darko “Make It Happen” (Produced By Justin Rose) 7. Hannibal Leq [cont.]
Kev writes: The 2nd leak off of my upcoming project Empire Business also serves as the first song and intro on the project. The song comes from a good friend and 1 of my favorite MC’s out right now Rittz (Who’s new album The Life & Times of Johnny Valiant drops April 30th..) He goes [cont.]
Bootleg Kev tells us: Here is the first official leak from my upcoming mixtape/street release Empire Business, which is dropping April 7th (Wrestlemania Sunday). The tape features the likes of Freddie Gibbs, Rittz, Yelawolf, Jon Connor, Emilio Rojas, Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa, Clyde Carson, Tito Lopez and many more. This first leak comes from [cont.]
Dizzy and Bootleg Kev got to sit down and chop it up. They speak about him being the first artist to put Las Vegas on map, his progression from his Dizzy D. Flashy days, what it’s like being a part of Funk Volume, wether or not he will sign to a major, how he linked [cont.]
Kev writes “In a semi-intoxicated interview from SXSW, I got to speak with Hit about repping the I.E., how the line up to “Cypher” came to be, his HS87 Label and being signed with Interscope, the new HS87 mixtape All I’ve Ever Dreamed Of, he speaks extensively about working with Kanye West and his process, [cont.]
Bootleg Kev sat down with the man known as Macklemore before his show in Tempe last weekend. They speak about his new album going #2 on the charts, what his realistic expectations were sales-wise for the album, if he was scared of any backlash from the hip hop community when putting out the song “Same [cont.]
Riff Raff sits in with Bootleg Kev for an interview and freestyle session.
Bootleg Kev speaks with Stalley, as they touch upon commercial vs. underground, working with Rick Ross, growing up in Cleveland, MMG’s beefs, the BET awards, Gunplay, the status of his album, and more.
The homie Bootleg Kev speaks with Kendrick Lamar, while his stop in AZ. They speak on the TDE crew, the BET cypher, Cali hip-hop culture, working with Dr. Dre, and more.
Game speaks with Bootleg Kev about his next LP, Jesus Piece, suggesting that it may be comparable to The Documentary. He also recounts the time that he played DJ Quik’s “Sweet Black Pussy” in front of his mom.
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