Ab-Soul stopped by to chop it up with Torae on “The Tor Guide” at SiriusXM’s Hip Hop Nation. He discussed the pressure of dropping an album after Kendrick & ScHoolboy Q’s success & he also touched on the chemistry or lack there of within the Black Hippy crew. #TheTorGuide airs every Sunday 10am – 3pm ET only on Hip Hop Nation.
On the latest episode of The Truth, Elliott Wilson catches up with Angie Martinez, who discusses her reasons behind leaving Hot 97 after two decades and joining competitor Power 105.1.
On the latest episode of The Truth, Elliott Wilson catches up with Jeezy on his new album “Seen It All,” as well as money, fame, and staying real.
Elliott Wilson catches up with Common on his new album Nobody’s Smiling. Common speaks on adapting to the changing times, inspiring change in the world through music, as well as his relationship with producer No I.D.
VIBE caught up with Los Angeles born and raised singer Mila J who shared some juicy details about her upcoming debut album M.I.L.A. (Made In Los Angeles) and even revealed a few artists who will be featured on the project. Eating, breathing, and sleeping music since she was young, and with little sister Jhene Aiko storming the airwaves, Mila and her newly signed deal to Motown Records is already heating things up with her single Smoke, Drink, & Break Up. Check out the video above.
I was already KINDA looking forward to seeing this battle…but after watching this, I can’t wait for 2maro night!
Annnnnnnnnd If you feel like watching these dudes talk about the same shit with Hot97, well then continue reading for “Joe & Hollow Talk Total Slaughter w/ Ebro in the Morning”
90 minutes wasn’t enough time. On the eve of releasing his tenth album ‘Nobody’s Smiling’, Common revisits his days growing up in Chicago, being inspired by Michael Jordan, house music, Chicago mayor Harold Washington, Rev. Jeremiah Wright and how this album addresses the current plight of black on black crime in the windy city. Also, what it means to reunite with No I.D., being haunted by the ghost of Emmett Til and the very real and deep mystical powers of the phenomena known as “Badu Box”. So much wasn’t covered, 90 minutes wasn’t enough, but you won’t hear this type of Common interview anywhere else on the planet.
The All-Star game is coming up on July 15th. You can vote on who should play in the game. Guillermo likes to know everything about the person he’s voting for before he fills out the ballot. That’s why he traveled to Dodger Stadium to interview outfielder Yasiel Puig for this for this Yas-clusivo.
While best known as a hip-hop producer, Just Blaze started out as a DJ and currently co-hosts a weekly event at New York’s Webster Hall called, “House Party.” He’s also performed at influential EDM festivals such as Ultra and HARD. DJcityTV recently caught up with the legend to pick his brain about the rise of DJs, the practice of ghost producing, what it takes to be an amazing DJ, and more.
Exclusive in-depth interview with Common. In part 2 Common talks to Nick Huff Barili about his friendship with Maya Angelou and their conversations about Tupac. Common also calls Nas his favorite MC and says that their collaboration project NasdotCom has been put on hold. We have also included clips of a freestyle Common performed during Def Jam listening of his new album Nobody’s Smiling. That’s No ID on stage with him. If you haven’t done so already make sure you check out part 1 of our conversation with Common where he talks about his new album Nobody’s Smiling.
From Run-DMC to Kanye West, Soul Brother No. 1 been the go to guy to to make classic material. On top of that, how many countless producers he inspired, from legends like J Dilla and Kanye West to innovators like Madlib? #NeverForget the rap giants he helped birth, like NaS, and the Notorious B.I.G. Pete talks being raised by mentor/family member, the late, great Heavy D, and being encouraged to rap by Grand Puba, the true soul that went into producing “They Reminisce Over You”, and the uncredited classic hits you know but didn’t know was a Pete Rock production. Another session of Rap History is in effect, pull up a seat and learn about your culture.
Mack Wilds and Vibe Music Editor Mikey Fresh tour New York city. Watch Mack Wilds try some new clothes on, hang out in Union Square, ride the subway and interact with fans.
Tristan Paul Mack Wilds is an American actor and Grammy-nominated recording artist. He is best known for his roles as Michael Lee on the HBO original drama series The Wire and as Dixon Wilson on the CW drama series 90210.
“I never felt more alive/ Than riding shotgun in Klein’s green Five…” – Jay Z
During the ’80s and ’90s, Calvin “Klein” Bacote was one of the most feared stick-up men in New York City. In 1989 he took a case for a teenaged Shawn Carter. The rest is rap history. This is Calvin’s story.
In part 2 of “The Smokebox”, Dr. Dina & B-Real continue their conversation about cannabis culture and legalization.
This past Saturday, Rozay was scheduled to perform at Detroit’s Hot 107.5 Summer Jamz concert at Chene Park, but him and his crew were reportedly denied entry to the venue by a mob of goons. Word on the street is that Trick Trick was behind the incident, electing to bar Rozay as part of his “No Fly Zone” campaign, which includes retaliation against artists who don’t show love to Detroit rappers. Who knows what the real story is, but Ross addressed it in this sit down with Miami’s 99 Jamz yesterday.
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Dr. Dina joins B-Real in this weeks edition of “The Smokebox” to discuss her introduction into cannabis culture.
Watching right now…should be interesting!
Sadat tells Brand Nubian stories. Of course. However, the Biggie, Pac, and Hov stories are the real hidden gems here. Enjoy!