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J. Cole Talks Dreamville Records, “Middle Child,” Nipsey Hussle, ‘ROTD3’ & More

Like many of today’s heavyweight artists, J. Cole rarely gives interviews. Over the past month though, the Roc Nation MC has sat down with both GQ and XXL. After headlining his first-ever Dreamville Fest last weekend, J. Cole sat down with the Rap Radar podcast backstage following his performance. During the 22-minute conversation, Cole World discussed the logistics and putting together the Dreamville Fest in Raleigh, North Carolina. The 34-year-old speaks on building Dreamville Records and t...
Tags: Interviews, Jazz, Nipsey Hussle, J. Cole, Raleigh North Carolina, Cole, Dreamville Records, Dreamville Fest, Roc Nation MC, Dreamville Records Continue

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Answer 73 Questions For ‘Vogue’

Kim Kardashian is the cover star of Vogue‘s new issue. The reality television star/entrepreneur made headlines earlier this week after revealing in the cover story her plans to study and become a lawyer. For the feature, Kim is also the latest celebrity to appear in the magazine’s 73 Questions series. In between giving viewers a tour of her minimalistic Calabasas home designed by Axel Vervoordt, Kardashian and her husband Kanye West answer various questions about their life. Family, awkward ...
Tags: Kim Kardashian, Interviews, Chicago, Kanye West, Vogue, Jazz, Kim, Behind The Scenes, Kanye, Calabasas, North Saint, Kanye West Answer, Axel Vervoordt Kardashian

ScHoolboy Q Talks Nipsey Hussle, “Chopstix” & Favorite New Artists

ScHoolboy Q recently sat down with Real 92.3’s Bootleg Kev and DJ Hed to talk about his brand new single “Chopstix” featuring Travis Scott, Nipsey Hussle’s tragic passing, his love for golf, talking trash on Xbox Live, and that time he and Kendrick performed in front of nine people in Detroit. Q also promised that his upcoming album is less than a month away, and listed off his favorite new artists including Blueface, 1TakeJay, Saviii 3rd, AzChike, Fat Dave and Da Baby. Watch after the jump…...
Tags: Interviews, Dave, Jazz, Detroit, Nipsey Hussle, Schoolboy Q, Travis Scott, Kendrick, Bootleg Kev, Nipsey, Travis Scott Nipsey Hussle, Da Baby Watch, Nipsey Hussle Nipsey

2 Chainz Interviews Mike Dean About Scarface, UGK & “Sicko Mode”

In the fifth and final episode of his YouTube series Crate Talk, 2 Chainz holds court with a fellow Southern rap legend, Mike Dean. While shooting hoops in Atlanta, the OG producer/engineer talks about working with Bushwick Bill and Scarface, playing guitar on UGK’s “Pocket Full of Stones” (much to Tity Boi’s surprise) and how Travis Scott’s mega hit “Sicko Mode” came about. Mike may be best known among young rap fans for his work with Kanye West, Travis Scott and 2 Chainz, but don’t sleep o...
Tags: Interviews, Atlanta, Jazz, Mike Dean, 2 Chainz, Travis Scott, Scarface, Mike, UGK, Winnie Harlow, Steve Stoute, Gary Vee, Tity Boi, Bushwick Bill, Kanye West Travis Scott, Crate Talk

Birdman & Juvenile Talk Cash Money History, Almost Signing Kanye West & More with ItsTheReal

Fresh off the release of their collaborative album Just Another Gangsta, Birdman and Juvenile appear on the latest episode of A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal. During the hour-long interview, the New Orleans legends deliver a brief Cash Money history lesson as they look back on their historic $30 million deal with Universal, getting early support from JAY-Z and Swizz Beatz, and that time they almost signed Kanye (before The College Dropout, of course). Read more after the jump… Baby also t...
Tags: New York, Podcasts, Interviews, Jay Z, New Orleans, Jazz, Brad Pitt, Anthony Davis, Houston, Birdman, Destiny, Nipsey Hussle, Lyor Cohen, Juve, Russell Simmons, Swizz Beatz

Watch The Cure's Robert Smith brilliant start to a red carpet interview

The inimitable Robert Smith on the red carpet following The Cure's induction last week into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Here's their performance:
Tags: Video, Music, News, Interviews, Funny, Red Carpet, Robert Smith, Rock And Roll Hall, Goth, Someone Else's Train

These sustainable headphones are making a debut just in time for Earth Day

The Exodus headphones are The House of Marley’s first release in its new 2019 line of eco-friendly audio products, and trust us when we say they are everything you’d want in a pair of headphones. Made from materials like FSC-certified wood, stainless steel, recyclable aluminum and soft natural leather, the Exodus headphones allow you feel good about your purchase while having a comfortable listening experience. The House of Marley doesn’t stop at headphones, either — the company also creates tu...
Tags: Music, Design, Review, Interview, Interviews, Africa, Earth, Headphones, Marley, Bob Marley, FSC, Green Products, Cnet, Green Technology, Eco-friendly, Earth Day

Album Stream: Birdman & Juvenile ‘Just Another Gangsta’

After a much publicized split and rocky relationship, Birdman and Juvenile reunite on Just Another Gangsta. With grudges, beef and past legal issues put aside, the two New Orleans veterans join forces on a new joint album. Released under Cash Money Records, the 12-track LP features one guest appearance by NL Choppa on “Dreams.” In interviews with HOT 97’s Ebro in the Morning and Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club this week, Juvenile revealed the pair have filmed ten music videos in support of t...
Tags: Interviews, Albums, New Orleans, Jazz, Birdman, The Breakfast Club, Juvenile, Ebro, NL Choppa

J. Cole & Dreamville Records Cover ‘XXL’

After a successful 2018, Dreamville Records is ready to takeover and reach new heights in the new year. Ahead of the inaugural Dreamville Fest next month, the label covers XXL‘s new spring issue. Shot by famed photographer Jonathan Mannion, the cover story and shoot was done with Atlanta during the label’s Revenge of the Dreamers III sessions that brought out many of today’s heavyweight artists and hot producers to work on the upcoming compilation album. Lead by J. Cole, the spring issue feat...
Tags: Interviews, Atlanta, Magazines, Manhattan, Jazz, Jay, J. Cole, Hamad, Dreamville Records, Dreamville, XXL, Good For Hip Hop, Jonathan Mannion, Ari Lennox, Ruff Ryders, Lute Omen

Mannie Fresh Confirms ‘The Fresh Files’ Album with Lil Wayne

Despite featuring two of his beats, it’s fair to say that Tha Carter V could’ve used more Mannie Fresh. Thankfully, the old Cash Money cohorts have got something up their sleeves. Read more after the jump… In a new interview with XXL, Mannie revealed that he and Wayne have a joint project on the way called The Fresh Files. “I feel like it’s the Wayne that people that want to hear,” he said of the project, which will include the original (and more musical) version of their Carter V collabo...
Tags: Interviews, Jazz, Lil Wayne, Music News, Wayne, Mannie Fresh, Good For Hip Hop, Mannie, Tha Carter

Questlove Shares Hilarious Story About DJing for Obama at The White House

On the latest episode of their Broken Record podcast, Malcolm Gladwell and Rick Rubin sit down with the one and only Questlove. In the two-part interview, Quest discusses working on D’Angelo’s Voodoo and the genius of Michael Jackson’s Off the Wall, the evolution of his drumming style and his tenure on the The Tonight Show, and much more. Read more after the jump… The highlight, however, is when Questlove talks about that time he DJed for Obama at The White House. It’s a story you might h...
Tags: Obama, Interviews, Montana, White House, Barack Obama, Jazz, Michael Jackson, Lol, D'angelo, Questlove, Malcolm Gladwell, The Roots, Rick Rubin, Donna Summer, Broken Record

BORN OF OSIRIS Detail Their Dream Tour & Setlist

We recently spoke to the members of Born of Osiris while they were touring with Chelsea Grin, Make Them Suffer,... The post BORN OF OSIRIS Detail Their Dream Tour & Setlist appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Interviews, Chelsea, Born Of Osiris

Nardwuar vs. Blueface

Nardwuar’s SXSW adventure continues. After conversations with J.I.D and Rico Nasty, The Human Serviette caught up with Blueface at the Lyrical Lemonade showcase in Austin, Texas. During their 10-minute chat, the two discussed Blueface’s past work as a barber, performing outside of local high schools to create a buzz, the “Thotiana” dance, and more. The rising L.A. rapper was also gifted records by The Game, WC, Suga Free and Big Tymers throughout the interview. Watch it below. Continue after ...
Tags: Interviews, Jazz, Sxsw, Nardwuar, Austin Texas, Serviette, Blueface

FALLUJAH's Scott Carstairs Offers His Definitive List of Death Metal Albums

California based prog extreme tech death metal wizards Fallujah are ready to fuck shit up again, burning the playbook on... The post FALLUJAH's Scott Carstairs Offers His Definitive List of Death Metal Albums appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Interviews, California, Lists, Fallujah, Scott Carstairs

Interview: BORN OF OSIRIS Digs Into The Simulation & Current Plans For Follow-Up

Born of Osiris had released their fifth LP The Simulation earlier this year (even if it was deemed a mini-album)... The post Interview: BORN OF OSIRIS Digs Into The Simulation & Current Plans For Follow-Up appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Interviews, Born Of Osiris

Lisa Van Allen: R. Kelly Told Me He Got Aaliyah Pregnant & Was Also Having Sex With Her Mom

As if R. Kelly’s relationship with Aaliyah wasn’t already disturbing enough, Lisa Van Allen—one of R. Kelly’s accusers who described his alleged abuse in Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly docu-series—says that R. Kelly admitted to her that he not only impregnated Aaliyah, but also had a sexual relationship with her mother.According to Allen, Kelly was sleeping with Aaliyah and her mom, Diane Haughton, at the same time.In a recent interview with VladTV, Allen said that back when she was dating R. Kel...
Tags: Videos, Wtf, Celebs, Interviews, Wow, Pop Culture, Jazz, Aaliyah, Detroit, R. Kelly, Trending, Kelly, Allen, Vlad, Allen Kelly, Oh Really? Please Tell Me More

De La Soul Discuss Tommy Boy Dispute on ‘Drink Champs’

As you may have heard, De La Soul are currently in the middle of a dispute with Tommy Boy Records over the long-overdue streaming release of their early catalog. It’s a crime that classic albums like 3 Feet High and Rising and Buhloone Mindstate aren’t available on streaming platforms (or even iTunes), but an even bigger crime that Tommy Boy offered De La a paltry 10% of the profits as part of the proposed release. The group recently announced that the release has been postponed while negota...
Tags: Interviews, Jazz, De La Soul, Tom, Warner Bros Records, Mase, Tommy Boy, NORE, Drink Champs, Tommy Boy Records, Trugoy, Maseo, Tom Silverman, De La, Nas Questlove

Gayle King: R. Kelly Tried to Stop Joycelyn Savage & Azriel Clary Interview, Hid Around Corner & Coughed to Remind Them He Was Listening

R. Kelly is such a control freak that he refused to let his two young girlfriends conduct their interview with without his supervision.King revealed that prior to her sit-down with 21-year-old Azriel Clary and 23-year-old Joycelyn Savage, which aired briefly Thursday (Mar. 7) on CBS This Morning, Kelly and his team promised her that the singer would not be in the room during the girls’ interview.King said that once she started the interview, Kelly hid around a corner and would even “cough very l...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Television, Interviews, Pop Culture, Jazz, Cbs, Illinois, King, Savage, R. Kelly, Savages, Cbs This Morning, Kelly, Cook County Sheriff s Office, Gayle King

Beyoncé Won’t Be Doing Any Interviews Anytime Soon, According to Her Publicist

When you’re a superstar as big as Beyoncé, everyone wants to score an interview with you. But according to her publicist, that won’t be happening anytime soon.Beyoncé has only done a small handful of interviews in recent years, and if you’ll recall, back in 2015, she became the first-ever Vogue cover subject to skip a sit-down interview altogether.In a recent interview with Elle magazine, Bey’s longtime publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, shared details about Queen Bey when it comes to interviews. ...
Tags: Celebs, Beyonce, Interviews, Pop Culture, Jazz, Queen Bey, Elle, Elle Magazine, Bey, Yvette Noel-Schure, Noel Schure, Beyoncé Noel Schure, Beyoncé Won

Billie Eilish Goes ‘Sneaker Shopping’ With Complex

Billie Eilish is the latest guest to go Sneaker Shopping with Complex’s Joe La Puma at NYC’s Stadium Goods. The young singer/songwriter spoke on how RiFF RaFF influenced her style, her taste for men’s sneakers over women’s, a possible shoe collaboration with the Jordan Brand and much more. Watch after the jump… At only 17-years-old, Billie Eilish has a very promising career ahead of her. She is currently working on her debut studio album entitled When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?...
Tags: Interviews, Jazz, Whoopi Goldberg, Jordan Brand, Billie Eilish, Complex, Joe La Puma

R. Kelly Breaks Down During CBS Interview: “I’m Fighting for My Life”

After following charges of aggravated sexual abuse, R. Kelly is speaking out. The controversial R&B singer sat down with CBS This Morning‘s Gayle King for an exclusive one-on-one interview set to air this Wednesday (Mar. 6) at 8 a.m. EST. Before the explosive conversation airs, a preview of the interview was released online. In the preview, two segments are shown where the Grammy Award-winning singer touches on being acquitted of child pornography charges nearly a decade ago, and allegation...
Tags: Interviews, Jazz, Cbs, R. Kelly, Kelly, Gayle King, CBS Interview

Watch Episode 1 of 2 Chainz’s New YouTube Series ‘Crate Talk’ Featuring Steve Stoute

2 Chainz has teamed up with YouTube Music to launch Crate Talk, a short-form video series “all about the inspiration of the who, what, when, where and how.” In the first of five episodes, Mr. Rap or Go to the League chops it up with legendary mover and shaker Steve Stoute. Read more after the jump… Over a game of SELF (a more “empowering” version of HORSE) on a basketball court in Atlanta, Steve talks about growing up in Queens, signing Will Smith and Enrique Iglesias, and getting Pusha T...
Tags: New York, Interviews, Atlanta, Queens, Paris, Jazz, Pharrell, Will Smith, Jay, Kanye, Mike Dean, 2 Chainz, Enrique Iglesias, Gary, McDonald, Chainz

XXXTentacion’s Baby Mama Jenesis Sanchez Breaks Her Silence As His Mom Cleo Shares First Photos of Gekyume

Seven months after rapper XXXTentacion was killed, his girlfriend gave birth to their baby boy Gekyume.Considering the circumstances, Jenesis Sanchez kept a very low profile throughout her pregnancy, and the only updates we got about the baby were through X’s mom, Cleopatra Bernard, who first shared the happy news just three days after the “Moonlight” rapper’s murder.But now, Jenesis is finally speaking out for herself.  In an exclusive interview with local Florida news station WPLG, Sanchez tal...
Tags: Photos, Florida, Celebs, Interviews, Babies, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Trending, Kingdom Hearts, Cleo, Sánchez, Tampa Florida, YUME, Deerfield Beach, Celebrity Babies

Kareem “Biggs” Burke Confirms a Roc-A-Fella Biopic is in the Works

In news that should make any Roc Boy throw their diamonds in the sky, a Roc-A-Fella Records biopic is officially in the pipeline. That’s according to the label’s co-founder Kareem “Biggs” Burke, who announced in a new interview with REVOLT that he’s “working on it right now.” Read more after the jump… While it doesn’t sound like the project is too far ahead, Biggs suggests that the film will not only focus on Roc-A-Fella’s rise, but on Hov’s, Dame’s and his own struggles throughout their ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Interviews, Jay-z, Jazz, Jay, Music News, Burke, Dame, Dame Dash, Biggs, Kareem, Good For Hip Hop, Kareem Biggs Burke, Kareem `` Biggs, Roc-a-fella

Offset Talks New Album, Relationship with Cardi B, Baby Kulture & Maturity

Offset’s solo debut Father of 4 is out everywhere now. The Migos rapper is now on a promo run, recently making stops with GQ and Billboard. The media blitz continued with visits to Power 105.1 and HOT 97 this week. Sitting down with The Breakfast Club for an hour, Offset discussed the simplicity of his album title, choosing to have his kids on the cover, almost losing his wife Cardi B, his estranged father and trying to mend that relationship, the near-fatal car accident last year, maturing a...
Tags: Interviews, Jazz, Chris Brown, Gq, Migos, Breakfast Club, Cardi, Ebro, Offset, Cardi B Baby Kulture

TDE’s MixedByAli, Sounwave & Tae Beast Remember Mac Miller: “He’s the Sixth Black Hippy”

MixedByAli, Sounwave and Tae Beast, three of the musical maestros behind TDE’s rise, recently sat down with B.Dot to deliver a Red Bull Music Academy lecture. The 48-minute conversation touched on everything from their work on Section. 80, DAMN. and the Black Panther soundtrack to their relationship with Kendrick Lamar and how Anthony Tiffith brought them all together to form the Top Dawg Entertainment family. Continue after the jump… Sounwave, Ali and Tae also took a moment to remem...
Tags: Mac, Interviews, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Mac Miller, Don, Red Bull Music Academy, Tae, Billy Preston, TDE, Anthony Tiffith, Mixedbyali, Sounwave, Tae Beast, MixedByAli Sounwave, Sounwave Ali

BLACK FRIDAY: SAOR Travels The Forgotten Paths of Scotland's Highlands and History

Read an in-depth feature with the project's mastermind, Andy Marshall, about the history of his homeland, the literature and landscapes that inspired his music, and his upcoming live show. The post BLACK FRIDAY: SAOR Travels The Forgotten Paths of Scotland's Highlands and History appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Black Friday, Music, Interviews, Scotland, Andy Marshall, SAOR

John Legend Performs “Preach” on ‘Ellen’

Last week, John Legend released his new single “Preach” and its powerful music video touching on various issues plaguing marginalized communities in America. The EGOT musician/actor/activist appeared on The Ellen Show this week, where he performed “Preach” for the first-time. Sitting down with Ellen, Legend discussed his new gig as a judge on the upcoming season of The Voice and learning how to swim at the age of 40. Watch below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: John Legen...
Tags: Television, Interviews, America, Jazz, Ellen, John Legend, Voice, The Ellen Show, Performances, Ellen Legend

21 Savage Opens Up About ICE, the Grammys, the Memes & More with ‘The New York Times’

In addition to appearing on Good Morning America, 21 Savage sat down with The New York Times shortly after his release on bond from ICE custody. In a much more candid and reflective conversation than the one he had on TV, 21 speaks with Jon Caramanica about moving from London to Atlanta as a kid, growing up in the U.S. without a VISA, and the nightmare of facing deportation from the country he’s called home for the last 20 years. Continue reading below… 21 also discusses the Grammys, wher...
Tags: London, Interviews, Atlanta, New York Times, Jazz, The New York Times, Grammys, Music News, Savage, Post Malone, Recording Academy, Jon Caramanica, Life Beyond Rap, 21 Savage

Prog Metal Composer/Arranger Randy Slaugh & Drummer Mac Christensen Discuss WHITE MOTH BLACK BUTTERFLY and Working With PERIPHERY, DEVIN TOWNSEND, Etc.

While the band members may be the meat and potatoes of an album, we often overlook the other major contributors... The post Prog Metal Composer/Arranger Randy Slaugh & Drummer Mac Christensen Discuss WHITE MOTH BLACK BUTTERFLY and Working With PERIPHERY, DEVIN TOWNSEND, Etc. appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Interviews, Devin Townsend, Periphery, Mac Christensen, Silent Planet, Randy Slaugh, White Moth Black Butterfly, Arranger Randy Slaugh, Arranger Randy Slaugh Drummer Mac Christensen, PERIPHERY DEVIN TOWNSEND Etc

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