Archive for the 'Radio' Category

Video: araabMUZIK’s Live Set on Ebro in the Morning

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

araabMUZIK sits down with Ebro, Rosenberg and Laura Stylez to talk about his preference for the MPC over software based beat construction, his success in the EDM field and his new instrumental album. About 10 minutes in he plays a live set right there in the studio.

Previously: araabMUZIK – For Professional Use Only 2 (Album Trailer)

Video: Ja Rule on Ebro in the Morning

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Ja Rule joins the Hot 97 morning crew on Ebro in the Morning and recounts the infamous fight between him, his crew and 50 Cent in Atlanta back before the rise of G-Unit. As he’s said in the past, he believes 100% that he won that fight and that the only reason people believe 50′s version of the story is because he’s physically bigger and more intimidating than Ja. He also plugs his new book Unruly, talks about his new music and much more. The 50 story begins about 4 and a half minutes in.

Previously: Ja Rule & Irv Gotti Interview w/ The Breakfast Club

Video: Joell Ortiz – Sway in the Morning Freestyle

Monday, June 30th, 2014

What, you thought Joell didn’t drop off any bars during his recent trip to Sway’s house? This is just offensive.

Previously: Joell Ortiz – Pills N Potions (Remix)

RAST Interview & Freestyle on #NW3RADIO

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

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Last night my brother RAST joined Peter Oasis and co-host Emily Oberg (Complex TV) on WNYU’s Now Where Were We. They delved into the legacy of the infamous RFC crew, the downtown NYC graffiti scene during the 90s and of course RAST’s Across West 3rd Street project. It was an especially entertaining conversation due to the fact that Mr. Oasis ran those same downtown streets as a youth.

Huge shout to Peter for inviting RAST up to the show, as well as that overly generous shout he gave me . You’re far too kind sir!

Previously: RAST – I’d Rather Make A Friend Than An Enemy

Video: Joell Ortiz on Sway in the Morning

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Joell stops by Sway in the Morning to talk about the new Total Slaughter competition, his upcoming House Slippers LP, his weight loss and much more.

Previously: Joell Ortiz – Pills N Potions (Remix)

Video: Emilio Rojas – Toca Tuesdays Freestyle

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Emilio swings by Shade45 to kick it with Tony Touch and he drops off some bars in the process.

Previously: Emilio Rojas – Showoff Radio Freestyle

The Story of Q-Tip on BBC 1Xtra (Audio)

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

The Story of Q-Tip

Last night, BBC 1Xtra host Benji B aired an hour long audio documentary on the illustrious life and career of A Tribe Called Quest front man and all around Hip-Hop culture linchpin, Q-Tip. In his own words, Tip told the story of his childhood in Queens and some of the early records that inspired him, the founding of Tribe, his work with J Dilla and Nas (who also contributes commentary along with Pharrell and The Pharcyde) and much more. He also discusses his new solo project The Last Zulu as well as the upcoming 25th anniversary of The Low End Theory. Notably, he hints that we might see the release of the original art from ATCQ’s sophomore LP, which featured a nude Naomi Campbell painted in red, black and green.

Click here to listen, but hurry because it appears the doc will only be available to stream for a limited time.

Previously: Nas ft. Q-Tip – One Love (Live on Jimmy Fallon)

Video: Skyzoo & Torae Sway in the Morning Freestyle

Friday, June 20th, 2014

The Barrel Brothers go back and forth on Sway in the Morning.

Previously: Skyzoo & Torae – Barrel Brothers (Album Stream)

Scarface Interview with DJ Whoo Kid

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

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Face calls into DJ Whoo Kid’s show and addresses his rumored retirement, his lack of interest in ever recording another Geto Boys project, his incredible new single “No Problem” and the upcoming album that it will appear on. He says that every lyric that comes out of his mouth from here out will be spit with “malicious intent” and says that there’s a 99.9% chance that him and Nas will drop a collaborative album.

Previously: Scarface – No Problem (Video)

Nas Talks Boldy James Signing

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

During a recent Boldy James interview with Big Greg on Detroit’s Hot 107.5, Nas calls into to talk about why he wanted to bring the young MC into the Mass Appeal Records fold and how much he respects his spit. The Nas call starts about 8 and a half minutes in.

Previously: Nas to Drop Lost Tapes 2 on Mass Appeal Records