Overconfident narcissist? Overachieving black kid at band camp? Childish Gambino releases a tirade, as is his wont, about those who doubt him yet love Chance. Or those who would dare question his skills in the face of all the privilege he lacks. The Atlanta references hint at an explicit Drake obsession but the rhymes are B+ strong because he studied so hard. Check the
rant freestyle vid after the jump.
The Queen of Hip-Hop is not squeamish talking sex or women’s preferences in this Hot 97 interview. Despite Ebro’s creepy interjections, Nicki’s able to give a classy interview on raunchy topics. Find out what Nicki thinks of various snakes after the jump.
Mehhhh. Peter Rosenberg has been expanding his britches by the minute as the only fattening fish in a shrinking talent pool at NY’s Hot 97. After accusing hip hop wise man Chuck D of being a “troll” on Twitter, and then flippantly dismissing Chuck’s invitation to discuss their respective places in the culture, here’s Rosenberg saying a limp sorry. Video after the jump.
This morning, Power 105′s newest personality Angie Martinez sat down with the Breakfast Club to talk about her industry shaking move from Hot 97. Angie also touches on turning down a gig on ‘American Idol’ (smart move Angela). Hit the jump to watch the interview.
Following an epic episode of The Combat Jack Show where he responded to Funk Flex’s accusations of being irrelevant and a lousy businessman, Damon Dash has wasted no time in continuing his onslaught against Hot 97′s most prominent DJ and his boss, Ebro Darden. In an interview with Hip Hop Motivation, Dame took aim at Hot 97′s programming director by detailing a recent encounter with him.
Meek Mill hit the Hot 97 studios this morning for a sit-down with Ebro and Cipha Sounds in which Meek spoke on his upcoming LP, Dreams Worth More Than Money, why he’s done with mixtapes, his probation and more. Read More
Tuesday night, Curtis invaded the Hot 97 studios in NY for an extensive sit-down with Funk Flex. 50 spoke on his divorce from Interscope, Summer Jam, G-Unit, the future of NY rap and more. Check out the second part of the interview after the jump. Read More
Last week, Raekwon made headlines by publicly denouncing his affiliation with the Wu’s upcoming A Better Tomorrow project. Rae was particularly critical of RZA, the man who is arguably most responsible for the birth of the Clan’s signature sound and the collective success of the group. Earlier this morning, RZA stopped by the Hot 97 Morning Show to sitdown with Ebro and Peter Rosenberg and offer a response to Raekwon’s scathing comments. Read More
Fif stops by Hot 97′s Morning Show for a lengthy and candid interview with Cipha Sounds, Ebro and Laura Stylez. Curtis touches on a number of topics including the state of NY rap, what he really thinks of Troy Ave, his upcoming Animal Ambition LP and more. Hit the jump for part two. Read More
Future stops by the Hot 97 studios for a sit-down with Angie Martinez. He speaks on his “Move That Dope” single, his child on the way, and his upcoming “I Won” collaboration with Kanye.
YG drops by the Hot 97 studios in NYC to chop it up with Cipha Sounds and Ebro. The Compton product speaks on his influences, working with Jeezy, his My Krazy Life LP, and more.
Khaled and Rozay stop by Hot 97′s morning show to chop it up with Ebro, Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds. The discussion centers around Khaled’s Suffering From Success album, Ross’ upcoming Mastermind LP, Reebok, Khaled and Ross’ relationship and more. Towards the end, Ross reveals that his next single is dropping at the beginning of November and will feature Jay Z.
DJ Enuff hosts uptown hustler Bodega BAMZ. Very aggressive, criminal rhymes that work just fine for crooked cops and drug fiends.
Drake keeps the NWTS promo going, stopping by the Hot 97 studios in NYC for a sit-down with Angie Martinez. Aubrey speaks on his “Pound Cake” collabo with Jay Z, Kendrick’s “Control” verse, Rihanna, and more. Check out parts two and three after the jump. Read More