Archive for the 'Interviews' Category

Video: Run The Jewels on Sway in the Morning

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Killer Mike and El-P join the Sway in the Morning crew for a conversation about the “publicity stunt” behind Mike’s candidacy for Georgia State representative, his recent appearance on Bill Maher’s show and his attempts to bait Bill O’Reilly into a debate (or fistfight) the Rachel Dolezal fuckery, the status of the Meow The Jewels project and more. They also break down their respective verses to “Early” featuring Boots.

Previously: Run The Jewels ft. Boots – Early (Video)

Video: 60 With Kendrick Lamar

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Kendrick Lamar turns 28 today and in honor of his born-day, VEVO lobs a bunch of random questions at him for 60 seconds. How thoughtful!

Previously: Bilal ft. Kendrick Lamar – Money Over Love (Preview)

Video: Large Professor on Sway in the Morning

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

The god Xtra P joins Sway and company for an in-studio chat. He speaks on the lost Nas track that G-Wiz references on “In The Scrolls”, his appreciation of the work of current producers like Flying Lotus and Dibiase, watching Rakim write, his love for Slick Rick and the relevance of “A Friendly Game of Baseball” in 2015. He also names his personal Top 5 favorite producers of all time (spoiler alert):

45 King
Easy Mo Bee
Marley Marl
Rick Rubin
DJ Premier
Pete Rock (Bonus)

We spoke to Large Pro earlier his month for our In The Lab series, be sure to check that out here.

Previously: Large Professor ft. G-Wiz – In The Scrolls (Video)

Young Guru on The Combat Jack Show

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015


The GOAT engineer of our era sits down with Combat Jack and Premium Pete to discuss a wide range of topics including Jay Z’s B-Sides concert, “Ether”, The Diplomats, Jay Electronica and much more. Also, if you have an open warrant in Brooklyn, District Attorny Ken Thompson wants to make a deal. Listen below.

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Video: Troy Ave Interview w/ The Breakfast Club

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Troy Ave dropped by The Breakfast Club to promote his new album Major Without A Deal and talk about the album sales, squashing the beef with 50 Cent, getting advice from T.I., his haters, the issue with Manolo Rose and much more.

Previously: Troy Ave – Major Without A Deal Documentary Pt. 1

A$AP Rocky Breaks Down His “Everyday” Verse

Friday, June 12th, 2015

During a recent trip to Power 106 in LA, Rocky gave them the science on one of my favorite tracks off the new album, “Everyday” featuring Rod Stewart, Miguel and Mark Ronson.

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Kanye Calls Hot 97 To Talk New Album

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Kanye calls Ebro and Nessa on Hot 97 to address a rumor that he allegedly kicked a bunch of kids out of a Chuck E. Cheese so that North could have the place all to herself (seriously). He speaks briefly about being the target of such rumors and being hard at work on his new album.

Check your boy out in Vic Mensa’s new video for “U Mad” below.

Previously: Vic Mensa ft. Kanye West – U Mad (Video)

Video: Troy Ave – Major Without A Deal Documentary Pt. 1

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

With his new album finally unleased on the streets, Troy Ave drops the first episode in his new Major Without A Deal documentary series. The clip features commentary from Troy himself as well as album guests Fabolous, 50 Cent and T.I. Previously: Troy Ave – June 5th (Video)

Joe Budden – I’ll Name This Podcast Later (Ep. 17)

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015


Here is episode 17 of Joe Budden’s “I’ll Name This Podcast Later”. He is absent from this one as Marisa and Rory take over.

Because you were forced to listen without Joe last week, we dug into the archives and found a Joe Budden x Peter Rosenberg interview from 2002, enjoy!

Previously: Joe Budden – I’ll Name This Podcast Later (Ep. 16)

Beanie Sigel Talks State Property Tour, New Music

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Beanie Sigel recently sat down with HHS1987 after his Return of the Mack concert in Philly to discuss a number of topics. He spoke on the crowd response at the show that night, his hopes for a State Property tour, performing with Jay Z in NYC, potentially working with Dame Dash again and a new generation of SP featuring his son and the sons of Freeway and Peedi Crakk. As he did during his interview with BOOM 107.9, he again hinted at a top secret project that him and Jay have in the works.

Hit the jump for a playlist of clips from the Return of the Mack show.

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