Interviews

Rap Radar Podcast: Dave East (Video)

Harlem’s on the rise and Dave East is at the forefront of the NY rap scene. Following the release of his excellent mixtape, Hate Me Now, East is jacking for beats with his weekly Eastmix series. But when he’s not commandeering instrumentals, the Uptown rookie is lending verses for Trey Songz, Meek Mill, and Fabolous. Along with his...

Anderson .Paak Talks About Getting Signed To Aftermath & More! (Video)

It's been a busy 2016 for Anderson .Paak. 48 hours ago, the Cali native announced that he signed to Dr. Dre’s legendary label, Aftermath Entertainment. A few weeks earlier, he released his fantastic indie offering, Malibu. Before embarking on the European leg of his Off The Ground tour, Anderson talks...

Trevor Jackson talks to the Breakfast Club 105.1 (Video)

Trevor Jackson speaks with The Breakfast Club about his relationship With Zendaya, his role on American Crime, new music and his upcoming video!

DJ Drama, Don Cannon, & Lil Uzi Vert Talks About Leaking Drake Records, FBI Raid, & Generation Now (Video)

As part of the DJ collective The Aphilliates, DJ Drama and Don Cannon have been instrumental in breaking new talent. Enter the duo’s latest prospect, North Philly fire-starter Lil Uzi Vert, whose mixtape Luv Is Rage is igniting a new generation of hip-hop fans. While in New York, the triumvirate discuss their...

Terrace Martin Revisits TPAB Studio Sessions, Snoop Dogg Giving Him His First Big Break, & Talks About Forthcoming Album "Velvet Portraits" (Video)

While in New York City, Terrace Martin stops by Rap Radar Podcast for Episode 31 with Elliot Wilson and Brian "B. Dot" Miller.  During his visit, Terrace Martin recounts studio sessions for Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated To Pimp A Butterfly album, provides listeners with a little insight behind Kendrick's series of "Untitled" performancess, explains what role Snoop...

Uncle Murda Recounts His Beginnings With Ruff Ryders, Refusing To Sign With G-Unit, Signing With Jay-Z, And Recaps 2015 (Video)

Uncle Murda has never been one to hold his tongue. The Brooklyn underground rap vet is on a career high with his clever no holds barred recap of 2015 and a fresh new collaboration with Future. In vivid detail, Murda talks about signing with Jay-Z and LA Reid, being managed by...

Bas Talks About Upcoming Album, What Made Him Start Rapping, Dame Dash Feud & More ! (Video)

While back home in New York, Dreamville's very-own Bas stopped by CBS Studios for Episode 29 of Rap Radar's Podcast with B. Dot & Elliot Wilson.  Coming off a surprise release album, Revenge of the Dreamers II, from the the Dreamville imprint, Bas touches on the 2014 Forest Hills Drive...

Who Is Dougie Hendrix?

Who is Dougie Hendrix? "It was like I was giving her the answers to the test and she still failed..."~Dougie Hendrix You come across a gem every now and again and I was fortunate to unearth this one. South Carolina has been on the rise for some time now musically, but because...

Beanie Sigel Talks About First Meeting & Rapping For Jay-Z, The Transition From the Streets to Fame, Marriage & More! (Video)

You know the name.  A year after surviving a shooting outside of his home, Beanie Sigel's on the road to recovery and redemption.  This past summer, he reunited with Jay Z at the highly anticipated B-Side concerts.  More recently, he contributed verses to Pusha T and DJ Khaled's albums.  Back...

G-Eazy Talks About His 20-Mixtape Grind, Motivation, Dinner With Jay-Z & More! (Video)

Although G-Eazy's been in the game for years, the Bay Area MC is finally getting the respect he deserves.  With the success of his sophmore release When It's Dark Out, Eazy is set to embark on a world tour at the top of 2016.  But for now, he's here in...

Logic Talks About Receiving Props From Legends, Drake & Tupac Similarities, His Marriage, & More! (Video)

Before making his first-ever appearance on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show, Maryland rapper/producer Logic stops by CBS Studios for episode 25 of Rap Radar's Podcast with B. Dot & Elliot Wilson.  Fresh off the release of his sophmore album entitled The Incredibly True Story, which debuted at number 3 on the US Billboard 200, Logic stops by Rap Radar's Podcast to...

Curren$y Talks Starting Out With No Limit Records, New Album, Reflects On Hurricane Katrina & More! (Video)

Curren$y stops by Hot 97's Ebro In The Morning during his promo-run for his latest studio-album Canal St. Confidential.  During his visit with Ebro, Rosenberg, & Laura Stylez, $pitta reflects on what he doing when the levees broke in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, his beginnings with No Limit &...

Rick Ross Talks Wale & Meek Mill, 50 Cent, His Current Engagement & More! (Video)

During his Black Market promo-run, Rick Ross makes at stop at Hot 97's Ebro In The Morning to kick game with Ebro, Rosenberg, & Laura Stylez about everything from Wale & Meek Mill situation to Kobe Bryant's retirement.  Black Market will be available at midnight, pre-order it here.

Swiss Beatz Talks DJ'ing For Pres. Obama, Art Basel, Alicia Keys, & More! (Video)

Fresh off of the Pusha T podcast, B. Dot & Elliot Wilson host Swizz Beatz in episode 24 of Rap Radar Podcast. In recent years, Swizz Beatz has gone from the One Man Band to hip-hop's renaissance man. Next week, the multiplatinum producer will curate his own exhibition during Art Basel in...

Pusha T Talks Upcoming Project, G.O.O.D. Music Plans, Jay-Z Funded Film & More (Video)

Before the month of November, Pusha T has definitely been moving in silence since the release of My Name Is My Name; in fact, we had no idea when we would get the next project or even single from Pusha.  However since being named the new President of G.O.O.D. Music in...

Drake Breaks His Silence of of Alleged Ghostwriting Claims (Video)

Unless you've been living under a rock, you definitely know about hip-hop's latest beef between Maybach Music's, Meek Mill, and OVO Sound's Drake. Today Fader released their interview with the Toronto rapper where Drake finally broke his silence about the alleged ghostwriting claims. The summer of 2015 ended the moment Serena Williams...

Angie Martinez sits down with Cash Money Records' Birdman (Part 1) (Video)

It’s still hard to believe that of all people within the Cash Money Records umbrella, Lil Wayne and Birdman would have a fallout. With the relationship done from a personal level, following their confrontation at Club LIV in Miami, the C.E.O. spent 48 hours with Angie Martinez to finally give fans questions they’ve...

#CRWN with Elliott Wilson and Meek Mill (Video)

Elliott Wilson continues his huge series #CRWN. This time with Maybach Music superstar, Meek Mill. Meek Mill talks with Elliott about everything from his latest album Dreams Worth More Than Money, his relationship with YMCMB's Nicki Minaj, why he doesn't listen to Kendrick Lamar or J. Cole and more!

Kendrick Lamar Interviews with Annie Mac for BBC Radio 1 (Video)

Kendrick Lamar made a huge impact a few months back when he released the highly-anticipated follow-up to good kid, m.A.A.d city, To Pimp A Butterfly. Since the March release of that LP, he's been involved in all sorts of promotional interviews, features and appearances. In the wake of TPAB's release, even his home-state honored him and took notice. Recently, during...

Aster Fekre Spotlight Interview

Would you please introduce yourself to current and new fans both domestic and abroad? My name is Aster Fekre and I’m an (R&B) artist from the Netherlands. I released my first single on september 1st 2014 which was called ‘What you gonna say’. In april 2015 I released my second official...

Common Visits The Breakfast Club (Video)

Common sits down with The Breakfast Club for an interview, where he spoke on his recent Grammy, Oscar, and much more. Check it out! 

Let's Talk: Bongo Jones (Video)

Bongo Jones is a young and upcoming producer from New Jersey, with a lot of talent. He has been producing since the 7th Grade, and has only gotten better. Today, I interview him and get to know more about his musical upbringing, talent, and him as a person. Bongo is...

GQ's Unreleased Kanye West Interview (Video)

Kanye West is back and Yeezy season is in full swing. In recent weeks, West caused a shitstorm at the Grammys, debuted his new clothing collection with Adidas at New York Fashion Week, performed new music on "SNL 40," and announced his new album, So Help Me God, on Twitter. Yet if...

Kanye West Interview With Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1 (Video)

Kanye West drops by BBC Radio 1 to interview with Zane Lowe once again to talkk about the GRAMMYs, fashion and more! This interview is definitely more calm than before.

Joe Budden - I'll Name This Podcast Later (Episode 1)

Joe Budden starts his first podcast titled, "I'll Name This Podcast Later" with Marisa Mendez on RosenbergRadio.

Let's Talk: Bryson Tiller

Today I talk with upcoming artist Bryson Tiller, the artist behind the very popular single “Don’t”. While waiting on the phone call to start the interview, I’m doing an overview of some of his past releases, one of my favorites being his remix of “Poetic Justice” which is a song...

Kanye West talks adidas Collaboration and The GRAMMYs on Ryan Seacrest's Radio Show

Kanye West talks adidas Collaboration and The GRAMMYs on Ryan Seacrest's Radio Show. He also confirmed that the only 9,000 of the adidas Yeezy 750 Boost will be produced. He also said each pair would cost $350. Here are some of the choice quotes from the interview:  "We're gonna show the presentation 10 times...

MIKE WE$T Interview

Today, I interview Hazardous Records recording artist  MIKE WE$T. MIKE WE$T has been causing a lot of buzz on the internet due to him dropping his hot song “You” (which he also dropped a music video for). He’s someone that we should all be on the lookout for this year;...

Bizzy Crook talks Tour Life and Hip Hop Influences (Video)

Bizzy Crook has been making some serious noise on tour this year, his highly anticipated mixtape  “No Hard Feelings” has over 25K downloads since it’s release. Tha Fly Nation was able to catch up with the Miami native and discuss life on tour and some of his favorite Hip Hop...