Brian Zisook is the VP and Editor-in-Chief of DJBooth. Over the past 13 years, he has conducted more than 500 interviews (including Kanye West, J. Cole and Kid Cudi) and written more than 12,000 articles. Career highlights include exchanging emails with JAY-Z, smoking a cigar with B-Real at the Playboy Mansion and watching Big Boi record at Stankonia Studios. Zisook would donate a kidney and both pinky toes for an André 3000 solo album.
'Tha Carter V' is finally on the way—maybe.
In a series of tweets, the veteran singer-songwriter calls out Pusha-T, defends 40 and puts Kanye on blast.
West says he had more to say about slavery but decided to bag a few "sensitive" bars.
Hov throws one up for Rock.
Lord have mercy on Drake's soul.
"I want my album to be that one—if you’re making a time capsule you have to throw my album in there."
If only the record was as good as the single artwork.
Drake couldn't let those Pusha T bars on "Infrared" slide...
It's going to be a hot summer.
"Man, if we can't kill you in seven songs, we don't really need to be doing the music."
The biggest record of Eminem's career almost wasn't.
The sequel to their acclaimed 2015 mixtape is around the corner.
Same coke raps, new title.
A lot has changed over the past 10 years.
Alright, let's do this.
Win. Win, win, win, win.
"If me and Drake weren't together, that beat would have never been made."
"I just have so many songs."
65k songs? And people thought Future recorded a lot of material.
And don't hold your breathe waiting for that joint project with Kendrick Lamar.
To sign or not to sign? For Wale, the answer was always clear.
We already know DJ Khaled is a liar. Hopefully, Kanye isn't too.
"People say, 'Oh, you've made it.' I didn't make it."
The lead single from 'good kid, m.A.A.d city' was almost an R&B jam.
Lil Uzi Vert is a national treasure.
Of course it didn't. But these numbers are incredible.
Don't laugh, Desiigner is dead serious.
"[Bars] never stopped mattering, but the conversation has just shifted."
"It's hilarious all these famous people are sweating him now."
"If there's one thing I learned from that guy, it's to really push yourself."
The KOD Tour will be Cole's first since the 4 Your Eyez Only World Tour in mid-2017.
Sometimes, three isn't better than one.
The RCA Records singer-songwriter opens up about being depressed during the making and following the release of his sophomore album, 'True to Self'.
Sample clearance strikes again!
"She see money all around me, I look like I'm the man, yeah"
Where's the lie?
Kanye's long-time friend says he knew this was coming.
The respected veteran actor calls "bullshit" on West.
Cheer up, Cole. You just made history.
The Watts rapper has more than 600 unreleased songs in the chamber.
The triple-disc set is set to arrive at the top of May.