The COMPLEX Cover of COMPLEX releases their revealing interview with Chicago’s breakout MC, Chance The Rapper. The 23 year old discusses fatherhood, his Grammy win, the music industry and his upcoming third album. Sit down and enjoy getting to know Lil Chano from 79th in this 28-minute interview:
Travi$ Scott talks with Nardwuar in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Houston rapper talks metal & punk rock, Keith Haring art, his Dad’s music career, touring, DJ Chase B and more!
MMG rapper, Wale, stops by Power 105.1‘s The Breakfast Club to share his thoughts on a range of topics. The DMV artist speaks on the “Black Lives Matter” movement, gay artists in the music industry, the Meek Mill and Drake beef, levels of success, new music and much more. Check out the hour long interview below and his new music video for ‘Know Me’ featuring Inglewood rapper, Skeme, after the break:
In an interview for HYPETRAK Magazine, Kendrick Lamar meets the legendary, Quincy Jones for the very first time. As the two generations chat, Quincy is able to take Kendrick back 60 years as he reminisces on how things used to be in music. Mr. Jones enlightens K. Dot on how it was working on Michael Jackson‘s classic Thriller album and where hip-hop [really] originated from. Take a look below:
Hot 97‘s own, Peter Rosenburg, sits down with Chicago MC, Mick Jenkins, to discuss his tour, pictures, his favorite rapper and artist (who are not the same person). Check out the video above and be on the lookout for tour and his debut album THC “The Healing Component”.
Hot 97’s host Peter Rosenburg catches up with Kendrick Lamar at New Look Wireless as they discuss the overall appeal and success of the rappers recent album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly‘.
During the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Wale announced during a press conference that he is working on a new Go-Go album. Paying homage to his hometown, fans will be happy to know he’s doing this and using Go-Go musicians to help him out as well as other artists including: Chris Brown and Tinashe. Check out the video of his press conference as he also touches on new MMG material and Rick Ross‘ progress from jail.
Complex Magazine catches up with Justin Scott, better know as Big K.R.I.T. as he takes us back to his childhood home in Meridian, Mississippi for the first episode of Breaking Through.
SXSW 2015 just finished this past weekend in Austin, Texas. VIBE magazine was on the scene and was able to sit down with Harlem rapper, A$AP Rocky, as well as catch his Samsung performance. Rocky shares his feelings on the passing of fellow Mob member, A$AP Yams, laying low from the outside world and his new album, A.L.L.A.. Check out all the individual videos after the jump:
Nicki Minaj has been making her promo rounds for the release of her latest album, The Pinkprint, and she stops by Power 105.1‘s Angie Martinez show to catch up on what’s been going on with her. Angie chops it up with Nicki to clear up rumors on her relationships with Meek Mill, August Alsina and Drake. She even tears up when discussing her recent breakup with her longtime boyfriend and how it impacted her album along with her life now. Breaking up ain’t easy but Nicki is handling it well. Ms. Minaj reveals she plans on touring next March for the album and wants to start a family by her 5th album. Check out the entire interview below:
Chris Rock stops by The Breakfast Club to discuss his new film that he wrote and directed himself, Top Five, which hits theaters December 12th. DJ Envy was not present due to his “beef” with Chris from their daughters basketball game awhile back. Charlemagne Tha God and Angela Yee asked Chris about his thoughts on politics, staying relevant, Hollywood, reality tv and more. Kanye West and Jay-Z were fellow producers of the Top Five film and features stars such as Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart and more.
YG is one of the few young rappers out that really works hard on the quality of work he puts out. The Bompton rapper stops by Power 105.1’s, The Breakfast Club, to share more details on his upcoming 30-minute mini film called ‘Blame It On The Streets’. Although the interview is only nearly 10-minutes long, it’s interesting to get more insight on the making of his upcoming film along with its soundtrack. Set to drop December 15th, YG reveals that the film is starring Rick Gonzalez, Jade Yorker and Camilla Poindexter from the Bad Girls Club.
Chris Brown shows off major growth as he has a mature interview with Hot 97 Ebro In The Morning Show, while discussing sensitive subjects like his future with Karrueche, making peace with Rihanna and serving jailtime. It is very refreshing and pleasing to say that least, that there is light at the end of the dark tunnel for Chris Brown. He has managed to bounce back very well after spending time in jail with the success of his new album, healthier relationship and choosing peace over drama. It seems like for this change is for good this time around as the singer is now 25 and really thinking about his future and trying to drop that “bad/thug” label. Check out the videos, divided into three parts, of Breezy’s interview. He just reminded everyone why we fell in love with him in the first place.
Since his new album dropped earlier this week, Logic has been making his rounds to promote it. The DMV rapper is well known for dropping the hottest freestyles anytime he does an interview, and he show and proved on Big Boy’s Neighborhood of Power106FM. Check out the video of Logic freestyling over classic hip-hop beats:
Brooklyn’s finest and Queen B, Lil Kim, talks with The Breakfast Club and clears up a lot of talk that has been going around. She discusses motherhood, how Biggie inspired her, K. Michelle twitter dispute and her real feelings about Nicki Minaj and what started the beef. Big Fendi, who is known for discovering Nicki Minaj and managing a number of artists, also chimed in on his side of things that transpired when he first discovered Nicki and how things fell through. Aside from the negative, Lil Kim did reveal that she is working with Iggy Azalea, T.I. and Miley Cyrus for a few tracks. Hard Core 2K14 mixtape is available now.
G-Unit stops by GGN News to catch up with Snoop on rebuilding the group, how he’s influenced some of the members and more. Snoop also played a few question games with G-Unit that is hilarious. Watch the interview below:
Jhené Aiko visits Angie Martinez at Power 105.1 to discuss her debut album Souled Out, her daughter and sister along with much more. Check out the LA songstress chop it up with #AngieOnPower:
With his Days Before Rodeo free album lighting up the hip-hop community, Travi$ Scott stops by The Hot 97 Morning Show to cover a lot that you may not know about him. TrvisXX speaks on his sound, who is really signed too, his relationship with Kanye, being a Houston native, black people and diversity, to name a few topics. Check out the interview below:
Machine Gun Kelly spoke with Damon campbell before his show at The Fillmore Detroit and chatted about a number of things including his past with drug abuse. MGK also shared some of his earliest encounters with rap, the impact he’s had on his cult-like and more. Check out the interview in it’s entirety below:
Noisey always comes with the most ‘open’ interviews and they sat down with Bompton’s, YG. Check out The People vs. YG as he discusses every hood man’s mentality: Women, Weed and Thugs…
After her announcing her departure from Hot97, Angie Martinez decides to be apart of The Breakfast Club and has her official interview at her new home to speak on the shocking decision. Watch below to see what prompted Angie to make the switch.
During his tour stop at The Crofoot in Pontiac, Michigan, Damon Campbell stopped to talk to Waka Flocka. He spoke on meeting Method Man as a kid, how Tupac’s “Keep Ya Head Up” helped him through troubling times, washing dishes before he became a rapper and much more.