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Video: Chance The Rapper Interview with The Breakfast Club

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Chance The Rapper and Donnie Trumpet, in NYC to appear at NYU and SOB’s, stopped by the Breakfast Club to introduce themselves.

Check out some footage of them doing “Paradise” last night at SOB’s last night below.

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Video: Two-9 on Real Late with Rosenberg

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Curtis Williams, Dave and LightskinMac11 of FatKidsBrotha and Jace and CeeJ of Retro Su$h! join Rosenberg on Real Late to talk about their work together as a collective, the deal with Mike WiLL Made-It, some of their direct musical influences, the new mixtape and much more. At the end, you’ll find a quick freestyle session.

Previously: Two-9 – World Gone Crazy (Video)

Video: Talib Kweli & Niko Is – ShowOff Radio Freestyle

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Talib and his protege Niko Is stop by ShowOff Radio with Statik Selektah and drop some on-air bars for the people over Action Bronson & Alchemist’s “Big League Chew” instrumental.

Previously: Talib Kweli & Javotti Media – The Cathedral (Mixtape)

Audio: Kanye Calls Ryan Seacrest

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

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Kanye called into Ryan Seacrest’s show earlier this morning and touched on a number of active Kanye stories, including his faux-stage rush at the Grammys, his comments about Beck’s win and his upcoming Yeezy Boost release with adidas.

Here he is on his comments about Beck respecting artistry:

And when I said that thing about respect artistry, I think it came off the wrong way, and that was a mis-wording on my part because obviously Beck is one the most respected artists and respects artistry. But I felt — and this is my opinion and he’s his own man and he’s not wrong and we’ll still go play basketball and stuff [unless] he doesn’t want to do it — but I felt that even though the Grammys some times gives awards to people who you wouldn’t think should win in the category, as a respect to artists, we mention the other artist’s name in our speech. And that was the point I was making about it.

He also says he’s willing to work with Taylor Swift in the future and reveals that he is executive producing Rihanna’s new album. About the Yeezy release, he says that only 9000 pairs will drop this coming release weekend, but he promises that everybody will have a chance to buy the shoe in the near future.

Previously: Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney – FourFiveSeconds (Live at 57th Annual Grammy Awards)

Video: Sadat X, Channel Live & Smif-n-Wessun – Toca Tuesday Freestyle

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Punks jump up to get beat down but all we do is spark mad izm so you’d better wrekonize.

Previously: Sadat X ft. Cormega & Lanelle Tyler – On Fire (Video)

Cipha Sounds Leaves Hot 97

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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After 17 years, Ciph decides to leave Hot 97.

Official statement below:

Effective immediately, Cipha Sounds is no longer with WQHT HOT 97 FM. Cipha Sounds said, “After 17 years, I’m leaving Hot 97. I’m changing my relationship status from ‘it’s complicated’ to ‘single’. It’s been an amazing ride – from intern to weekends to morning show host to fill Angie’s seat in afternoons. Many years of incredible, life-changing experiences and enough amazing memories to last five lifetimes. The next move is already underway and I promise it’s going to be huge.”

Best wishes to the homie Ciph but I think he’ll be ok. I still need my “weekly” Juan Epstein fix from him & Peter though.

Video: Action Bronson on Sway in the Morning

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Action and his “Easy Rider” trench stop by Sway in the Morning. They chop it up about beard maintenance, shedding 25 pounds, his feelings on thick women, working with 40 in Toronto on “Actin’ Crazy” and the eclectic sound of Mr. Wonderful. He also takes some calls from fans and has a quick recipe battle with Heather B.

Previously: Action Bronson on Lucas Bros. Moving Co.

Video: Joey Bada$$ Performs “Born Day” on Sway in the Morning

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Joey stopped by Sway in the Morning on the day B4.DA.$$ dropped, which also happened to be his birthday, and did a special in-studio performance of “Born Day (AquariUS)”.

UPDATED: I added footage of Joey and Statik Selektah’s sets at Boiler Room London back in November below.

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Video: Manolo Rose – Toca Tuesdays Freestyle

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Manolo Rose stops by Toca Tuesdays with Tony Touch and hops on the mic real quick for some on-air spit.

Previously: Manolo Rose ft. Fame School – Run Ricky Run | Telli ft. Manolo Rose – Pardon Us (Prod. by Slimmy Neutron)

Video: Troy Ave & B$B – Funkmaster Flex Freestyle

Friday, January 16th, 2015

In the tradition of all of the great NYC rap crews, Troy Ave, Young Lito, Avon Blocksdale and King Sevin go in for a good 15 minutes or so during a recent trip to see Flex.

Previously: Troy Ave – Fake Butt Busta