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Q&A With Milwaukee’s Rising Hip Hop Artist McGuire is God

What was the earliest hip hop memory you can recall? Listening to a lot of nas, wayne , 50 cent , the 2000s and 90s Era I heard a ton of in the car or on TV. When was it when you realized that making music was your calling? 2007 Dj Xo wanted me on this song called “Swag poppin” and I knew I knew how to write but when I finally performed it I fell I love with music and the bond grew stronger ever since. Where did your moniker originate? I have been though many of name changes from DKP to Lysten ...
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Bufffalo’s Very Own La Lo East Talks Career, Influences, & New Album

Peace fam, so can you tell us how being from Buffalo, NY inspired you to build a career in Hip Hop? Being from Buffalo always inspired me to build a music career in general for the simple fact my city never gets any recognition. It’s a lot of hidden talent in Buffalo being that it’s a small city it get overlooked in everything. What was your earliest inspiration to start taking Hip Hop seriously as a career? What were some of your earliest memories in hip hop? Maybe as a kid, you saw something ...
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Q&A With One Of Hip Hop’s Fastest Growing Producers Baby Breeze

Congratulations Baby Breeze on your recent collabs with some amazing artists. Here at UGHHBLOG embrace all styles of music, just as long its DOPE then its approved. For the fans that are unfamiliar with your work, please tell us where are you from? Tell us how long you’ve been producing, and how did you come up with your producer name Baby Breeze? I’m from Charleston Sc. I have been making beats since I was 8 years old. My name Baby Breeze is from my father. His name is Savanna Breeze. I was th...
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Q&A With Rising Mobile, AL Based Underground Artist Deshawn

Where are you from & what was it like growing up there? I’m from Mobile, Al. Small city, where everybody seems to know everybody or its 7 degrees of separation. What was the earliest hip hop memory you can recall? Earliest memory was Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik video. My Pops would have videos playing all the time back then. He had all the latest music and it was a wide range of stuff. That was my first memory, but the one that stuck with me was when I bought my first cassette tape. That wa...
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Q&A With Austin, TX Based Hip Hop Artist NuffxSaid

Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music? For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your background in the Hip Hop game. Please detail. I’ve been rapping since I was 12 and writing since I was about 9. The day I knew that I wanted to rap is when I walked in on my mother’s boyfriend (Ray Ray) and a gang of his cousins in the living room. They were freestyling to the instrumental version of ATLiens and it was the flyest shit I ever saw. They tossed me in the cypher and made me...
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Q&A With Chicago’s Rising Underground Artist Cat Stockton

Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music? For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your background in the Hip Hop game. Please detail. I have been making music for about five years now. It all started after I dropped out of college with no plans for my future. All I knew was I wanted to try & use my creativity to finance myself for the rest of my life. There was no plan, just a crazy idea. Please shine some light on the Chi-Town underground Hip Hop scene? Is it bubbling? I ...
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Q&A With Detroit Emcee Bailz

Where are you from & what was it like growing up there? Southwest Detroit & growing up in Detroit was bittersweet. There was always the fun times but then again there was the hard times too with the gangs, the environment & the drugs that were on the streets. I basically try to figure it out and hold my own for the most part.  What was the earliest hip hop memory you can recall? The earliest hip hop memory was listening to music like Kris Kross, watching the clothing trends like gear bei...
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Q&A With UK Producer MWD

Yo MWD!! We really appreciate your content on UGHHBLOG!  You’re definitely a talented producer from the UK. Please tell us how many years have you been making beats?  For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your background in the Hip Hop game. Please detail. I’ve been making beats since 1996 and back then I was playing stuff in real time in a room without midi so I was setting up tape recorders and playing the beats physically from a keyboard in time with the samples or loops, as I’m a ...
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Q&A With South Florida Hip Hop Artist R. Eddie

Yo R. Eddie!! We really appreciate your support with UGHHBLOG! You’re definitely a true stand out artist out of South Florida for 2021. Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music? For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your background in the Hip Hop game. Please detail. Yo! I definitely appreciate being supported back by such a dope blog. I’ve been making music since I was 14 or 15 in high school and it was all those years honing my craft before I made my official debut tha...
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Catching Up with Jaysin the Sin God

Right off the bat, you just dropped a brand new mixtape yesterday entitled The Process 4. How does it stand out in comparison to the previous 3 installments of the series? Off top, the quality is 100% better than anything I’ve released so far. Clay gets better at mixing everyday, just like I get better at rapping so the sound quality is really impressive on TP4. The energy was super correct. Me & Clay have had time to really get close, you can seriously feel it throughout this mixtape. We are b...
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Q&A with West Philly’s King Shampz

We at UGHHBLOG got the chance to tap in with one of the dopest spitters out of Philly, King Shampz and catch up on his roots and inspirations in hip-hop, as well as his plans for 2021. Peace fam, so can you tell us how being from West Philly inspired you to building a career in Hip Hop? Well being from West Philly definitely had an impact on my upbringing in more ways than one. When it comes to Hip Hop though, outside of my love for the art form, I would have to say the yearning for a better ex...
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Q&A With Colorado’s Very Own Underground Rapper Dissown

Yo Dissown! Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music? For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your background in the Hip Hop game. Please detail. I have been rapping for 14 years. I grew up in Colorado and was first introduced to battle rapping/freestyling in Security/Widefield. In high school I watched my friends battle rap and decided to give it try one day and realized I had a talent. As an adult, I continued my passion and performed all over Colorado Springs and Denver...
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Q&A With Long Beach, CA Hip Hop Native A.P.

Yo A.P. x Talk2walls!! We really appreciate you guys rocking with UGHHBLOG! You’re definitely true stands. Please tell us how many years you guys have been making music? For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your backgrounds in the Hip Hop game. Please detail. A.P. “Talk2walls has been dropping music since 2014 & I’ve been putting out projects independently for over 10 years now. My older brother made a name for himself on the battle rap scene in Long Beach and was a major influence o...
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Q&A With Dangy Omen X

Yo Dangy Omen X!!  We really appreciate you rocking with UGHHBLOG!  You’re definitely a true stand out artist.  Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music?  For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your background in the Hip Hop game.  Please detail. I put out my project Dead Poets Society in 2007 afterwards I took a 13 year hiatus & returned in 2020 on the request of a close friend with The Blackmail Album.  During the recording of the Blackmail album, Dangy connected with ...
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Q&A With Rising Buffalo Emcee Son of Tony

Yo Son of Tony!! We really appreciate you rocking with UGHHBLOG! You’re definitely a true stand out artist out of Buffalo, NY for 2021. Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music? For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your background in the Hip Hop game. Please detail. I started making music the end of 2016. This is really like, year four for me. I dropped my first project around that November. The Golden era of Hip Hop is what influenced me. I was locked up in the county ...
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Q&A With Maryland’s Top Underground Artist Shaw Calhoune

Yo Shaw Calhoune!! We really appreciate you rocking with UGHHBLOG! You’re definitely a true stand out artist out of Maryland for 2021. Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music? For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your background in the Hip Hop game. Please detail. I’ve always written music that was something I kept to myself early on for a while but seriously, recoding music this is my 4th year. Started with doing cypher than that turned into doing features and singing...
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Q&A With New Mexico’s Underground Hip Hop Staple Def-i

Yo Def-i We really appreciate you rocking with UGHHBLOG for well over 2+ years now! You’re definitely a true stand out artist out of New Mexico for 2021. Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music? For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your background in the Hip Hop game. Please detail. I appreciate your platform and been folllowing for some time now. I’ve been producing music for about 10 years and toured quite frequently throughout the decade. I got started in the game a...
Tags: Hip Hop, Jazz, New Mexico, Q&A Interviews, Ariano, Def-i, Andrew Martinez, BLM Movement, Diné Nation Navajo, Oldominion, Lo of Binary Star, Shiprock NM, Randy L Barton, John Lindemann


Q&A With Detroit’s Very Own TNV

Hey TNV! Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music? I’ve been making music over 25 years. I started off writing lyrics when I was 13 yrs old. From there I started to dabble in beat production and I was heavily influenced by underground Hip Hop, till this day it is the foundation of everything I make. Tell us about your first ever debut track you put out? When was this? Wow that’s was back in 2000. I was part of this rap group called the Driftas, the song was named Drifting. It was ...
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Broken Cuffz: The Art of Networking with Dough Networkz

Doughboy a.k.a. Dough Networkz has mastered the art of networking in Hip Hop’s underground over the past few years. You may have seen his brand “Dough Networkz Presents” on various projects, especially over the last year. Releasing 10 projects with some of the Underground’s premiere beat-makers and spitters, Dough has become a staple in assembling high quality rap projects and bringing artists together. We at UGHHBLOG chopped it up with the Inglewood, CA native to take a deeper dive into his st...
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Q&A With Los Angeles Rapper JMisJustMe

Hey JMisJustMe! Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music. I’ve been making music for 14 years. Tell us about your first ever debut track you put out? When was this? The first song that I pushed was called “The Wake Up!” I pressed it up on “CD” and sold them out the truck from LA to the IE. What separates you from many other MC’s in your city? I focus on self love and motivating others through my music. I’m not interested in separating myself from others. I’m more interested in ...
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Q&A With Milano Constantine & Body Bag Ben About Their New Album, “Write It in Blood”

– How did you first connect? And was it always the intention of collaborating for a body of work? Please detail the process of how, “Write It in Blood“ came to fruition.  Milano:  We actually worked before on a joint called “Don’t Become a Victim” off my collab EP with Planet Asia . Peace to my Brothers DJ Enyoutee, Jay Royal And Planet Asia. That’s when I First Heard about BBB on the production side. Body Bag Ben: Yah, after “Don’t Become a Victim” it was a no-brainer to collab for a ful...
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Q&A With Elxtt

Hey Elxtt! Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music? I’ve been making music for about 6 years. I went on a 2 and a half year hiatus but began rapping again this summer. How did you get your EMCEE name Elxtt? My rap name is a combination of the first 2 letters of my first name (Elorm) and the last 2 of my last name (Attor). Tell us about your first ever debut track you put out? When was this? I was initially in a rap group back in high school and made a joint with my homie titled ‘...
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Q&A With Queens Based Hip Hop Artist Apokalips The Archangel

Much salute to you and your recent album “1137Q” It’s absolutely FIRE!! For all the readers who don’t know, how did you get your artist name Apokalips The Archangel? I got my name from the negative and positive vibes shown throughout my music. The negative vibe is Apokalips. When I speak about the End Of Dayz, I am referring to my born day December 21st, which is one of the days the world was predicted to end. My positive vibe is The Archangel. I always express positivity in my concept songs. I...
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Q&A Interview With Hip Hop Artist Skate Cobain

Hey Skate Cobain! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Aww man I been doing music since like 9th grade. Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I didn’t really it’s just what that called me in the hood I was the only nigga Skating so they start calling me Skate. What separates you from all the other rappers from your city? I’m my own man I started something and stuck wit it I don’t really see any competition bcuz I respect the real ones in the town and they resp...
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Q&A Interview With Trizzy Trav

Hey Trizzy Trav! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I’ve been doing this since 2013 with my team and brand, Loyalty Life. My name comes from my big bro. My name originally was T.Dot but when he passed I changed it to Trizzy Trav cuz that’s always what he used to call me. It’s my way of bringing him along with me on this journey. What separates you from all the other rappers from your city? I think my upbringing is what m...
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Q&A With Majik Ninja Entertainment’s Newest Signee Gibby Stites

What was the earliest hip hop memory you can recall? Rap music was always played around me growing up. My dad, my mom & all my older cousins were into it. I was born in ‘95 so it was all over the TV & the radio & just caught my attention more than other genres. I remember taking my mom’s Marshall Mathers LP cassette at age 5 and listening to that all night. I rewound the song “Kill You” so many times I broke the tape & she had to buy a new one. My cousin Nikki would babysit me with her f...
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RedRum Interview Talking New Album “The Lucifer Effect” & Video Premiere For “Cold Blooded”

For nearly five years, the Orlando-based tandem, RedRum—comprised of Racks (emcee/producer) and Red Eye (emcee)—have been consistently elevating their craft, and at long last are pleased to present their official debut album, The Lucifer Effect. Following the release of countless freestyles and singles, the duo continue to push forward their grass-roots approach to hip-hop: breaks, samples and low-end, with the grit from the Golden Era.  Today, we catch up with the duo in this exclusive intervi...
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Q&A With Rising Detroit Emcee Redd

What’s the earliest hip hop memory you can recall? My dad loved all forms of music & I can remember taking road trips he would make these mixtape CDs. He would fill it with 80’s & 90’s hip hop. So I was exposed to everything from Run-D.M.C., Kool Moe Dee, to N.W.A. He would blast it in the car on the way to our vacations. Those mixtapes really didn’t seem to have a rhyme or reason to them. One minute you would have Snoop Dogg & Dre doing “Gin & Juice” and the next would be a song by Queen.  ...
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Q&A With Detroit Veteran Blaze Ya Dead Homie

What’s the earliest hip hop memory you can recall? Ok, gonna take you back here. The year had to be about ’88, August to be exact. Straight Outta Compton was set to drop, had the means to cop it, but the Parental Advisory was gonna be a problem for a youngster, besides my parents weren’t the ones you wanted to advise about tracks like “Fuck tha Police” & “2 Hard Muthafuckaz”. They weren’t having that shit! Luckily I grew up with 7 siblings & 4 of ’em are older, but it only took 1 of em’. My sis...
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Interview With Sacramento Rapper Henny Holyfield

Hey Henny Holyfield! Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music? Well I first started making music in 1999 my junior year in high school. I started taking it serious the following year. Tell us about your debut track you put out? The first song/visual i released was called For My Son. I was just awarded full custody of my son not too long before it was released. The song was a dedication to him telling him how much he meant to me. What separates you from many other MC’s in your c...
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