Archive for the 'Interviews' Category

Video: Lil Dicky Explains Some of His Craziest Tweets

Friday, October 10th, 2014

During a recent sit-down with Skee TV, Dicky is forced to answer for some of his most outlandish tweets. He tells a story about a trip to a happy ending spot that almost went in a direction he wasn’t prepared for, the time her rubbed one out in school, his ideal porn video and his scuttled plans to hang dong in public.

Previously: Lil Dicky – The Gumption

Video: 2 Chainz Tries on a $25,000 Hat

Friday, October 10th, 2014

In the latest episode of GQ’s “Most Expensivest Shit”, 2 Chainz visits renowned hatmaker Worth & Worth to try on their handmade $25,000 panama hat.

Previously: 2 Chainz Eats a $300 Burger

Video: XXL’s G-Unit Documentary (Pt. 2)

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Here’s part 2 of the XXL‘s conversation with G-Unit in support of their October/November cover story. Watch part 1 here.

Previously: G-Unit – Changes (Video)

Video: A Look Inside Nas: Time Is Illmatic

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Filmmakers Erik Parker and One-9, the creative forces behind the Time Is Illmatic documentary, talk about the 10 years of their lives that they put into the film. They originally started working on it prior to the 10th anniversary of Illmatic and then watched it balloon into something beyond what they had originally envisioned when Nas got involved and gave his co-sign.

If you still haven’t seen the film, which is amazing, it is currently playing in select theaters across the country and is available to view On-Demand.

Previously: Nas Responds to a Your Old Droog Question | Nas Performs “N.Y. State of Mind” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Video: Jadakiss on ESPN’s Highly Questionable

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Kiss joined Bomani Jones, Dan Le Batard and Papi on today’s episode of Highly Questionable on ESPN. He talked about not partying with Knicks players like J.R. Smith so they’d be fresh for games, intentionally partying with out of town players so they would not be fresh for games against the Knicks and shares some scary DMX experiences. He also offered his own speculations on who he thinks Biggie might have been talking about on “I Got A Story To Tell”.

Previously: Boaz ft. Jadakiss & Styles P – Rootin’ 4 The Villain

Funkmaster Flex on Juan Epstein

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

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Cipha Sounds and Rosenberg sit down with their OG for a special episode of Juan Epstein. I shouldn’t have to tell you that Flex has an extensive history in the New York music and club scene and was present for countless historic moments in Rap history.

A summary from Rosenberg:

FINALLY! 2 hours with Funk Flex live from Gallapagos in Brooklyn. Flex gives his entire history including how he came up, met and idolized Red Alert, made it to Hot 97 and much more. He even has some kind words for Dame Dash, explains his semi rocky relationship with Jay-Z, and tells an amazing story about begging Puff to put him on back in the day! WHAT?!

UPDATED with a video clip from the conversation below.

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Video: Bobby Shmurda “1-2-1″ Interview with Jeff Staple

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Jeff Staple sits down with Bobby at the Staple booth at Agenda for a “1-2-1″. They talk about the first rap he ever wrote, rappers he was influenced by, his plans to open up a business and more.

In related news, Bobby was arrested last night on a marijuana charge. He spent the night in booking and has been released.

Previously: Elephant Man ft. Bobby Shmurda – Shmoney Dance (Video) | Fabolous Brings Out Red Cafe, Bobby Shmurda & Lil Kim In New York

Defining the Visual Style of Southern Hip-Hop (Documentary)

Monday, October 6th, 2014

As teased last week, here’s Noisey’s full mini-documentary on legendary design house Pen And Pixel, the creative team behind some of the most memorable album covers of all time. Co-founder Shawn Brauch speaks on the very first design the company ever produced for a rapper, the creation of Juvenile’s 400 Degreez cover and the coining of the term “bling bling” during the creation of B.G.’s Chopper City In The Ghetto artwork, which is notable because Lil Wayne swears he invented that phrase. Brauch also details how 9/11 and the advent of illegal downloading eventually let to the demise of the business. Fascinating stuff.

Previously: Master P ft. Caddy Da Don & Travis Kr8ts – Bond Money

Video: Raekwon & RZA on Settling Their Differences

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

MTV New spoke to Raekwon, RZA and Ghostface about the pair’s disagreement about, among other things, the creative direction of the new Wu-Tang album A Better Tomorrow and how they eventually came to see eye to eye.

The album now has a release date of December 2nd and will be distributed by Warner Bros. RZA recently announced a partnership with speaker company Boombotix that will produce a special edition Bluetooth speaker thyat bears the Wu branding and ships with 8 songs from the LP.

Previously: Wu-Tang Clan – Ron O’Neal

Video: Rick Ross on The Breakfast Club

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Rozay stopped by Power 105′s Breakfast Club with DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne to talk about his extensive weight loss, the new song with sexual predator R.Kelly, Meek Mill’s status, the exchange between Meek and Wale on Twitter, his run-in with Detroit’s Trick Trick, the Hood Billionaire album (complete with a Jay Z feature) and more.

Previously: Rick Ross & Stalley – Everything A Dope Boy Ever Wanted (Video)