Archive for the 'Interviews' Category

Video: Nardwuar vs. Wale

Friday, March 27th, 2015

It’s Nardwuar season. Here’s his chat with Wale at SXSW.

Previously: Nardwuar vs. ILOVEMAKONNEN | Nardwuar vs. Migos

Video: Dr. Dre Talks NWA Film Straight Outta Compton, Eazy-E with Big Boy

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Dr. Dre recently stopped by Big Boy’s Neighborhood to discuss the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton. He speaks on what he wants audiences to take away from the film and his day-to-day role in the filming.

UPDATED: Added the full interview below. Dre also speaks on Eazy-E, recording “Nuthin But A G Thang” with Snoop and much more.

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Video: Nardwuar vs. ILOVEMAKONNEN

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Nardwuar and MAKONNEN bond over Shania Twain and Junior Mafia in Austin.

Previously: ILOVEMAKONNEN – Drink More Water 5 Freestyle

Lord Finesse on Juan Epstein

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015


Bronx Legend, DITC co-founder and my personal hero Lord Finesse hooked up with Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds for the latest installment of Juan Epstein.

Yes the Lord came thru to talk about everything. He covers the start of his career and the role Guru played in it, the creation of DITC, discovering Big L, working with Biggie, working on Chronic 2001 and Detox, and much more!

Previously: Lord Finesse on The Combat Jack Show

Video: Action Bronson & Mario Batali Make Pizza

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

As he noted during his interview with Rosenberg yesterday, Bronson has enlisted a number of world renowned chefs to create dishes inspired by songs from his new album Mr. Wonderful. In this new Munchies clip, Bam Bam connects with Mario Batali to sample some of the goods at his restaurant Eataly, make some pizza and eat some stuffed, fried quail.

Check out Action’s new video for “Baby Blue” with Chance The Rapper and stream the full album here.

Previously: Action Bronson Interview w/ The Breakfast Club

Video: Nardwuar vs. Rae Sremmurd

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Naardwuar catches up with Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy of Rae Sremmurd in Austin during SXSW.

Previously: Rae Sremmurd ft. Nicki Minaj & Young Thug – Throw Sum Mo (Video)

Video: Action Bronson Interview w/ The Breakfast Club

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Action Bronson and Alchemist stop by The Breakfast Club to talk about Mr. Wonderful, weight loss, food trucks and more.

Previously: Action Bronson ft. Chance The Rapper – Baby Blue (Video)

Video: Mick Jenkins – The Waters (Live on Sway in the Morning)

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Mick Jenkins joined Sway and company for a special SXSW broadcast of Sway in the Morning and did an in-studio performance of “The Waters”.

Hit the jump to check out an interview clip in which Mick discusses the Chicagoi music scene, the perception of success, Hip-Hop’s impact on the culture and more.

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A$AP Rocky Talks New Album ALLA & A$AP YAMS at SXSW

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Following his headlining show at Samsung’s s Milk Music Lounge down at SXSW, an emotional Rocky spoke briefly to Mikey Fresh for VIBE about his new album ALLA and his late friend and A$AP Mob architect Yams.

Continue below for some footage from the performance.

UPDATED: I’ve added an additional clip below of Rocky speaking on how he cut himself off from the world to record the new album, his plans to hopefully drop it by the Summer and what fans should expect from it.

You should also check out Jon Caramanica’s new piece in the Times where Rocky describes the night Yams passed away.


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Video: Joey Bada$$ Breaks Down “Paper Trails”

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

In this new clip from LA’s Power 106, Badmon Joey recites a verse from his B4.DA.$$ track “Paper Trails” and then breaks it down for us.

Previously: Joey Bada$$ – Perception Vs. Reality