"I want my album to be that one—if you’re making a time capsule you have to throw my album in there."
A lot has changed over the past 10 years.
As fate would have it, less than one year later, Yela inked a record deal with Interscope and Eminem's Shady Records.
Before the release of 2008's 'L.A.X.', The Game spoke with DJBooth about his dream album—a project that still hasn't come to fruition.
We spoke with the "Crank Dat" author a week before the release of his major label debut.
A week before the release of the sixth and final UGK album, we spoke with Texas legend.
Our conversation with Cudi the day he released 'Man on the Moon: The End of Day.'
We spoke with Killer Mike in 2008, a week before the release of his third studio album, 'I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind II.'
We spoke with the hip-hop legend one month before the release of his final album on Def Jam, 'Exit 13.'
Two weeks after the release of his acclaimed 2009 'Burn After Rolling' mixtape, Wiz called my landline.
“I wanna be LeBron and not Kwame.” —J. Cole (2009)