Archive for the 'Interviews' Category

Joey Bada$$ – The Cruz Show Freestyle

Monday, March 27th, 2017


After blessing the LA Leakers, Joey Bada$$ made his way to The Cruz Show on LA’s Power 106 to let some bars fly over Miguel and J. Cole’s “All I Want Is You” instrumental. Watch below and look for Joey’s new album All-AmeriKKKan Bad A$$ to arrive on April 7th.

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Nardwuar vs. Trae Tha Truth

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Nardwuar catches up with Trae Tha Truth in his home state of texas during SXSW and gets a lesson on such H-Town legends as DJ Screw and MC Wickett Crickett as they peruse the Houston Rap book by Peter Beste and Lance Scott Walker before Trae flips the script and bestows Nard with a special gift.

Previously: Trae Tha Truth ft. Money Man – Changed On Me

Video: Nardwuar vs. Snoop Dogg

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Snoop Dogg and Nardwuar keep their interview streak running for another year with their 9th conversation since 2000. This time around they talk about Martha Stewart’s g-status, hanging out with OJ Simpson back in the day, LA group Low Profile and the time he smoked his very first blunt with Bushwick Bill.

Watch last year’s interview here

Previously: Snoop Dogg – Super Crip (Video)

GoldLink Breaks Down the “Meditation” Lyrics on Verified

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

GoldLink gives us an explainer for his new dance-floor filler “Meditation” featuring Jazmine Sullivan and KAYTRANADA for the Genius series Verified. He speaks on a particular DMV girl that caught his attention one time and who serves as the inspiration for the track, as well as some of the Maryland/DC-specific bars and influences that appear throughout. Look for the new album At What Cost to arrive this coming Friday, March 24th.

Previously: GoldLink – Pray Everyday (Survivor’s Guilt)

Rick Ross Announces Next Album: Port of Miami 2

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017


His new LP Rather You Than Me is less than a week old, but Rick Ross is already plotting his next offering. During a recent interview with Papa Keith of Miami’s 103.5 The Beat, Rozay announced that his next album, his 10th overall, will be a sequel to his 2006 debut Port of Miami called Port of Miami 2: Born to Kill.

Watch the full interview, during which he also speaks on his Birdman diss “Idols Become Rivals”, as well as REVOLT’s recently released documentary on Port of Miami, below.

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Nardwuar vs. Desiigner

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A couple of weirdos carry on a conversation in Austin. Man, I had no idea this guy was Bajan. I guess I have to claim him now.

Additionally, check out Desiigner’s visit to Flight Club LA on a new episode of Complex’s Sneaker Shopping series below.

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DJ Khaled Talks His Son, Major Keys on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Last night, DJ Khaled donned a suit fashioned of some extra special cloth and stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live for a chat with the host. He spoke on his 4-month old son and executive-producer of his new album, Asahd, and how they build about new music despite the infant’s inability to speak yet. He also shared a couple of this month’s Major Keys about securing the bag, the importance of pillows and things of that nature.

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Chance The Rapper Covers Complex

Monday, March 13th, 2017


Fresh off his historic Grammy wins, Chance The Rapper sits down with Complex EIC Noah Callahan-Bever for a Q&A to accompany his new ‘Plex cover. You can read the exchange in full here, or watch the video below. The pair discuss fatherhood, the night his daughter was born, not getting to bring his Grammys home with him, the meaning behind the warning on the “No Problems” chorus, working with Kanye and his sense of humor, why he might actually sell his debut album, his faith and much more.

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Roc Marciano in The Smokebox with B-Real

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Roc Marciano is the latest MC to burn it down with B-Real in The Smokebox. With Animoss of Arch Druids playing the backseat, the two talk about the new album Rosebudd’s Revenge, selling music directly to fans, funny posts on the ‘Gram, the project Roc is working on with DJ Muggs and how the Cypress Hill producer pushes him creatively, his Top 3 producers and MCs and of course, his favorite weed strain.

Watch above and then be sure to hit the link below and read our enlightening talk with Marci about the creation of Rosebudd’s Revenge and much more.

Previously: In The Lab with Roc Marciano (Rosebudd Edition) | Roc Marciano – MARCI MIX (Two Hour Special)

Nardwuar vs. Redman

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

For his latest interrogation, Nardwuar chops it up with the living legend Reggie Noble. They talk about The Pharcyde’s weed connect “Quinton”, the time MC Lyte couldn’t make it to a show in Newark and he ended up meeting EPMD for the first time, his relationship with Heather B amd how to save a live performance that isn’t cracking off as expected.

Previously: Nardwuar vs. Vince Staples