Hip Hop News & Editorials

Kevin Gates on His Musical Evolution & Guest Verses

By Nathan S. | Posted October 20, 2015
We wrap up our interview with even more quotables from the always outspoken Gates

Bryson Tiller on Getting Co-Signs from Drake, His “T R A P S O U L” Album

By Brendan V | Posted October 16, 2015
We talked to Bryson Tiller about how life has changed going from working for Papa John's to becoming a star in a year.

An Inspiring, Real Life Conversation With Trinidad James

By Yoh | Posted October 13, 2015
The internet has him pegged as a one-hit wonder but Trinidad Jame$ is so much more.

Young Chop Says Kanye West Is “Exploiting Chicago Artists”

By Sermon | Posted October 12, 2015
In an interview with DJBooth, the Chicago producer explains the situation from the "Don't Like (Remix)" beginnings.
Red Bull Sound Select presents:
Pell - Patience (Chris Lake Remix)

Kevin Gates Loves Being a Gangster, is Terrified of His New Album

By Nathan S. | Posted October 8, 2015
An incredibly confusing, intensely interesting interview with one of hip-hop's most controversial rappers.

Alex Black Explains EMI’s Revolutionary Sample Amnesty

By Nathan S. | Posted October 8, 2015
No exec in the music industry has ever embraced sampling like this.

LunchMoney Lewis Hit Big With “Bills,” Can He Conquer the Airwaves Again?

By Kevin Taylor | Posted October 6, 2015
Meet the man poised to take over your radio dial.

Life After Dre: Anderson .Paak on ‘Compton,’ Style & His New Album

By Nathan S. | Posted October 1, 2015
"This is what I was training for when no one was listening, for that moment I'd be in the room with Dre."

OverDoz. Details Creating “Last Kiss” With Pharrell (Video Interview)

By Sermon | Posted September 29, 2015
This is what being in the studio with Pharrell is actually like....

Music is a Bloodsport: Raleigh Ritchie’s Fight to Make a Truly Great Debut Album

By Nathan S. | Posted September 18, 2015
We tell Raleigh Ritchie about our high expectations for his upcoming album and he tries to deal with the pressure.

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