Interviews

Brooks Spotlight: Lan 'Yellow' Nguyen (Video)

This episode of Brooks Spolight was on our homie Lan "Yellow" Nguyen. Hailing from San Diego, CA, Lan found his way through the temptation of the streets, making his way into the Brooks Institute, all while being a club promoter and finally breaking into the music and entertainment industry by...

Miguel Plays 'F, Marry Kill' on Power 106 (Video)

Miguel was in the hot seat during his visit to Power 106. While being interviewed by J Cruz and Justin Credible, the “Adorn” singer spoke about collaborating with Beyoncé on “Rocket” and what he thinks of Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy snub. “He definitely should have won Best Rap Album,” said Miguel, who...

Wale Interview With The Breakfast Club (Video)

Untouchable Maybach Music Group's own, Wale made his way back to "The World's Most Dangerous Morning Show", The Breakfast Club. In the interview, the elephant in the room was discussed regarding his recent rant at Complex Magazine for a top album of the year snub for The Gifted that he...

Drake Previews New Aaliyah Music

Drake stated that before the year ends, he will drop 5 unreleased songs. Last night on his instagram Drake previewed a new Aaliyah track that could possibly be one of those 5. Check it out after the jump

Kanye West Interview With Hot 107.9 (Video)

In the middle of completing a number of dates during his current Yeezus tour, Kanye West stopped by HOT 107.9 to speak on a number of his beliefs and how he goes about executing his ideas. The Chicago artist spoke on the likes of his choice of artistic vision when...

Kendrick Lamar "GQ Rapper Of The Year" Freestyle (Video)

GQ's December cover star, Kendrick Lamar was featured for their new 2013 men of the year series. The monthly men's magazine has dubbed the GQ rapper of the year, off the strength of his debut opus good kid, m.A.A.d city and popular controversial verse of Big Sean's "Control" track during...

Kanye West Exclusive Interview on Big Boy's Neighborhood (Video)

Kanye West stops by Power 106 for an exclusive interview at Big Boy's Neighborhood. Click here to watch!

Grammy Interview: Kendrick Lamar Talks About Devastation, Blessings, & Earliest Musical Memories (Video)

In one of the most candid and personal Kendrick Lamar interviews to date, K Dot talks about a number of things revolving around his music. After the jump, Kendrick speaks about him being able to turn devastation into an actual blessing, what Snoop Dogg record gave him his earliest memory...

Marc Ecko Talks 50Cent Fall Off, Branding, Explains New Book 'Unlabel' (Video)

On the heels of releasing his first book, Unlabel: Selling You Without Selling Out, mogul Marc Ecko sits with ThisIs50.com to discuss the new book, branding, and more. In the interview, he explains his thinking behind the book; branding, specifically, the definition of a brand and how its effected by social...

Pharrell Sits Down W/Spike Lee To Talk Film-making & Art's Influence On Children (Video)

Spike Lee joins Pharrell Williams in New York City to talk about how he got his start in filmmaking shooting the summer of 1977, the influence of exposing children to art at an early age, and the love of his work and his hometown that has fueled The Brooklyn Chronicles.

Pusha T - My Name Is My Name Roundtable Pt. 1 (Video)

Pusha T recently gathered a few writers, bloggers and Internet personalities for a roundtable discussion on his eagerly anticipated debut solo album, My Name Is My Name. King Push not only explained why his record will be "the best hip-hop album of the year," but gave them an early listen...

Drake Speaks On Being Able To Take Criticism & Twitter With Fans (Video)

For the third and final installment of Elliott Wilson's discussion with Drake, they decided to turn the questions over to the fans for a Q&A. Of course the first question was a fan girl asking Drizzy to marry him, but then got into more serious topics. Those included Drake touching...

Drake & 40 Describe The OVO Sound, Talks "Too Much" Family Reaction (Video)

In the next episode of CRWN, Drake gets a little more personal about some songs on Nothing Was The Same, especially "Too Much." In the interview, he explains what his mom felt like when she first heard the record and why he gave a disclaimer to his family before he...

Kanye West Interview With Zane Lowe (Part 4) (Video)

Yesterday BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe sat down with Kanye West in an in-depth discussion about family, being a family man, Watch The Throne, and fashion. Today hhe speaks to Ye about not expecting others to understand his motives, opening up to many collaborations, the public not knowing what is...

Kanye West Interview With Zane Lowe (Part 3) (Video)

Yesterday BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe sat down with Kanye West in an in-depth discussion about the likes of the Yeezys being sold for thousands of dollars and not being able to build on the success, wanting to own a multi-billion dollar company through clothing, not liking his hit single...

Interview: Charlie Wilson Talks Kanye, Cancer + Staying Relevant (Video)

Sporting his enraptured smile, Charlie Wilson has given us some invaluable acumen into his world of brilliant collaborations during a forthright interview with the UK’s Soul Culture. Uncle Charlie touches on just about every artist he’s worked in tandem with and holds admiration for. Going in on what keeps him...

Drake Speaks On Kendrick's 'Control' Verse & Making Emotional Music (Video)

For his latest episode of his CRWN interview series Elliott Wilson sat down with none other than Drake. The two spoke on a number of different topics while on the NYU campus. During part one of the interview Drake and YN talked about Drake mixing in R&B and rap in...

Drake Interview w/ Big Boy's Neighborhood (Part 1)

Drake visited Big Boy's Neighborhood and spoke on his current relationship Nicki Minaj, Kendrick's control verse, Justin Timberlake's 20/20 album and more. Listen to the interview here.

Kanye West Interview With Zane Lowe (Part 2) (Video)

Yesterday BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe sat down with Kanye West in an in-depth discussion about Late Orchestration at Abbey Road, living life to the fullest, Yeezus being exactly what was on his mind at the time of recording, and more. Today Zane sits down with Ye to talk about...

Kanye West Interview With Zane Lowe (Part 1) (Video)

Similar to the interview he had with Jay Z, Zane Lowe sits down with Kanye West in an in-depth discussion about Late Orchestration at Abbey Road, living life to the fullest, Yeezus being exactly what was on his mind at the time of recording, Rick Rubin's role on his recent...

The Time Is NOW: Interview w/R&B Power Vocalist: Malone

Tell everybody your name and what area you represent? What's going on? My name is Malone and I rep Chi. How long have you been doing music and what made you get into music? Professionally as far as recording & performing for about 15 years. I had an instant connection with music as...

Jay Z Talks 'Watch The Throne 2' + Hip Hop, #NewRules w/Big Boy

Jay Z's rare press run continues. While shooting the "Holy Grail" video in L.A. this morning, Hov called into Big Boy's Neighborhood to talk about the current state of hip-hop, Watch the Throne 2, Kanye’s line about Kris Humphries on "Cold" Biggie's legacy and that "Sinatra in the Sand" record...

Jay Z - Life + Times' (The Truth: #FACTSONLY Interview) (Video)

On the latest episode of Life + Times' 'The Truth', Jay-Z sits down with Elliott Wilson in the New York Yankees baseball museum at Yankee Stadium. In part 1, he talks about 'Magna Carta Holy Grail', new rules in the music business, his philosophy on collaborations, the connection he has...

Timbaland Talks Aaliyah, Drake, & Upcoming Nas, Jay Z & Justin Timberlake Record (Video)

Timbaland continued his sitdown with Revolt TV today. He talks about from, explaining why songs made featuring Aaliyah in 2013 without the help of him won't work, his take on Drake and revealing that Nas, Jay Z and Justin Timberlake have a song called "Sinatra In The Sands". Let us know...

Jay Z Interview With Zane Lowe (Part 4: Family & The Future) (Video)

After speaking about business & politics — in yesterday's installment, Jay-Z opens up about family and the future in final part of his hour-long interview with BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe.

Jay-Z Interview With Zane Lowe (Part 3: Business & Politics) (Video)

After speaking about fame — in yesterday's installment, Jay-Z opens up about Business & Politics in part three of his hour-long interview with BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe.

Timbaland Reveals "Let Hov Down" Apology Track (Video)

Jay-Z and Timbaland have both recently delved into their past fallouts, which happened soon after BP3. Now, in an extended clip from his interview with Revolt TV, Timbo reveals he actually has an apology track for Hov on his upcoming album. The super producer even previewed a few bars from the song,...

Jay-Z Interview With Zane Lowe (Part 2: Making Holy Grail) (Video)

After speaking about working with two of his closest collaborators — Kanye West and Timbaland — in yesterday's installment, Jay-Z opens up about the pitfalls of fame in part two of his hour-long interview with BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe.

Jay-Z Interview With Zane Lowe (Part 1: Making Holy Grail) (Video)

Radio 1's Zane Lowe and Jay-Z sit and talk everything Magna Carta Holy Grail. They get into how the creation of MCHG came soon after Watch The Throne and reveal things from Jay-Z and Kanye West having a four day "argument" over placement for two records, to hooking back up...