Rosenberg is one of the few interviewers brave enough to question someone whom he also respects, and not make it about his particular taste…but about a whole interest group in hip hop. Here he sits with Kanye West during this now-legendary press run. Then Ebro comes in to fluff himself.
Cops like to arrest black men, especially if they can tag the adjective “rapper” to the suspects. Fortunately, neither of these artists was held in custody, although as Joey shows, this kind of treatment is so absurd it’s laughable.
Dame Dash’s infamous temper and arrogance are no secret. But Just Blaze talks more expressly about the value of maintaining relationships in any industry, and why he believes it’s hard for the former Roc-A-Fella exec to make a comeback with his history of burning bridges.
Big Sean met up with the last MVP not named LeBron James for an adidas-sponsored event to perform his song “Beware.” Derrick Rose explained how good he felt to be returning for another NBA season, and Big Sean added how great it was to be paired with legends. Buuuut, that’s pretty much the story of Big Sean’s career, like a rap Scottie Pippen minus the Hall Of Fame part. Hat tip to GWHH.
Real killas schmooze with art dealers, fam. Talkin’ Killa Cam. The Harlemites give Miss Info a walking tour of Poppington Gallery in New York. This kind of culture watching is enough to make a hater so maaaaaad.
Last night, My Name Is My Name got its official listening treatment. And, as expected, Kanye stole the scene from Pusha T by screaming his way through an endorsement. But one particular statement may have been aimed at October’s Very Own, Drizzy. Check the quote after the jump.
VIBE takes us on the set of the video shoot for Miguel’s “How Many Drinks (Remix)” with Kendrick.
The restaurant chain, The Waffle House, has filed a cease and desist order against the Tennessee based, rapper/producer JellyRoll in regards to the use of their logo for the emcee’s latest mixtape Whiskey, Weed, and Waffle House. Read More
Flocka hits the Baisley Park projects in Jamaica, Queens and gives us a behind the scenes look at his upcoming visual for “Can’t Do Golds” off DuFlockaRant 2.
In this short documentary, JAY Z’s Life+Times takes an unprecedented behind the scenes look at the creation of JAY Z’s Barclays Center opening concerts.
In this video, Dee Low of Monsta Beatz explains the creative proccess that went into making “Jet World Order 2.” As he explains, “we were so fucking high” when they were making the album. Jet Life member CornerBoy P also breaks down working on “Jet World Order 2.”
“Jet World Order 2” is in stores worldwide now. Purchase the album on iTunes here: Jet World Order 2
iHipHop was granted exclusive access to the music video shoot for Jet Life’s “No Sleep” off their upcoming Jet World Order 2 album. Curren$y, Trademark Da Skydiver, and Young Roddy were all on set in Atlanta for the shoot. The video was directed by GRVTY and features plenty of beautiful women, fast cars, and clouds of that loud.