Archive for the 'Interviews' Category

Tour DJ Khaled’s New Miami Restaurant, Finga Lickin

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

“I don’t know who Guy Fieri is, and no disrespect to him at all…”

Nah, fuck Guy Fieri, Bronson already took his spot. In this new clip from First We Feast, we get a behind the scenes look at Khaled’s new Miami eatery, Finga Lickin.

Diversifying your portfolio with a brick and mortar business? You smart Khaled, but you know what the people really need? A new vlog.

Previously: DJ Khaled ft. Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Big Sean – How Many Times (Video)

Video: Puff Daddy Interview with The Breakfast Club

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Diddy sits down with the Breakfast Club to discuss some of the incidents that have had his name in the news over the past few months, including his alleged altercation with Drake over the “0 to 100″ record (he says it didn’t get physical and that Drake is his favorite rapper), the kettle bell incident at UCLA, his return to the Puff Daddy persona and much more. He also sends some friendly shots at fellow vodka mogul 50 Cent and talks about his next album. He says that while his new music is inspired by the No Way Out album, he’s not sure that the new project will be a sequel or even when it will be dropping.

Previously: Puff Daddy ft. Pharrell – Finna Get Loose (Video)

If Rich Homie Quan was a Super Hero…

Monday, August 17th, 2015

He’d be “Rich Homie Quan” of course.

Here’s the latest episode of Mass Appeal and Complex’s ‘Super’ series.

Previously: If Raekwon was a Superhero He’d be King Kwon

The Ghost of Christopher Wallace with Bonz Malone

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

In this new clip from Gasface, legendary Rap journalist Bonz Malone recalls shooting dice with A&R Matty C for Biggie’s record deal on the roof of Island Records and how he coined the term “King of New York” with his July 1995 Source cover story.

Previously: Mister Cee Talks Biggie on Juan Epstein | 10 Classic Biggie Smalls Mixtape Cuts

Kendrick Lamar Interviews N.W.A for Billboard

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

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The story of Compton, CA Hip-Hop comes full circle as Kendrick Lamar interviews the four surviving members of N.W.A for the new issue of Billboard. K.Dot grills his four heros on the legacy of the group, what they were trying to accomplish with their early music, their creative process, the influence of Eazy-E and much more. He also asks them about new artists they respect and they in turn name himself and Pusha T.

You can read or watch the full interview here or in the new issue of Billboard. Straight Outta Compton hits theaters tomorrow.

Previously: Ice Cube & Dr. Dre Cover Rolling Stone

Video: Joell Ortiz in The Hot Box with DJ Enuff

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Joell Ortiz and !llmind join DJ Enuff in The Hot Box to talk about their new album Human. Joell performs “Bad Santa”, a heartfelt record dedicated to his son, and speaks on why he felt the need to write the song. He closes things out with his verse from “Latino Pt. 2.”

Previously: Joell Ortiz & Illmind – Lil Piggies (Video)

ItsTheReal x DJ Clark Kent – A Waste of Time Podcast (Ep. 12)

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

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Eric and Jeff of ItsTheReal are joined by the legendary DJ Clark Kent on the latest episode of the ‘Waste of Time’ podcast. They talk Diddy, 50 Cent, Dame Dash, Nas, Mobb Deep, Foxy Brown, Pharrell and others. Clark also offers his perspective on the Meek Mill/Drake beef, Pusha T and ghostwriting in general.

Previously: DJ Clark Kent & Ronnie Fieg on Juan Epstein

Alchemist Describes the Sound of Gangrene’s You Disgust Me

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

In this short interview clip, Alchemist offers a detailed description of what to expect from the new Gangrene album, You Disgust Me. He nailed it.

Stream the album below and be sure to pick up a copy when it drops this Friday, August 14th.

Previously: Gangrene (Alchemist & Oh No) – You Disgust Me (Album Stream)

Migos Would Totally Do a Song with Nas

Monday, August 10th, 2015

But they want him to spit that Ether!

About 10:50 into this interview, DJ Whoo Kid asks Quavo and Takeoff if they would be down to work with Nas. They respond that they would, but they would want him to spit that “Ether” rather than try to flip the trademark Migos flow. I think we can all agree that would be the way to go. Which has me thinking, damn, what would that song sound like? Your move Nasir.

They also talk about the new album, groupies, working with Lil Wayne and the unreleased music they did and more.

Previously: Migos – What A Feeling (Video)

If Raekwon was a Superhero He’d be King Kwon

Monday, August 10th, 2015

From the legendary imagination of Raekwon, which brought us such Scorsese-level scenes the OB4CL masterpiece “Knowledge God”, meet his hypothetical superhero alter-ego King Kwon as told to Mass Appeal and Complex for their ‘Super’ series.

Previously: If Gunplay Were a Superhero, He’d be Captain Cocaine