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Tamron Hall had a close conversation with Nick Cannon about her experience facing social injustices while working for major television networks like NBC. Hall opens up about her "role" as the "token black female" in the news industry, and also shares her connection to Gabrielle Union's recent controversy with America's Got Talent. Tamron goes on to speak about juggling new motherhood while executive producing her hit talk show, shares her greatest fear, and reveals an Oprah quote she lives by.
Atlanta rapper YFN Lucci came through Power 106, Nick Cannon Mornings to talk all about his life before stardom and even hands over a stack of cash to Nick after a brutal game of Connect 4. Sharing his story of his come up, Lucci confesses that it was the his Skooly collab that got him out of the hood and helped him realized that he made it in the industry when he noticed he was in the company of Migos and more of his peers. Peep what Lucci lists as his guilty pleasures, his most prized possessions, and more.
Atlanta discovered and #2Chainz' endorsed group T.R.U. came through the Power 106 studios to discuss how the group was formed and how Chainz has impacted the group's work ethic. While group members #Skooly, #SleepyFresh, #Cap1 have experienced life's ups and downs before signing with T.R.U. University, the group's main focus is investing in their future. Chainz also goes on to shed light on starting his own label and assisting up and coming artists, new music from the group, and much more.
In their close conversation, Nick asked “Uncle Charlie” about his upcoming show, his career longevity and working with current and legendary artists, and expresses his empathy for younger generation rappers who pass away too soon, too often.
Jamaican reggae and dancehall singer Kranium came through Nick Cannon Mornings for a Close Conversation about the impact dancehall has had on mainstream culture. Artists from Beyonce and Rihanna have all assisted in making the genre a growing phenom but Kranium wishes that more artists could bring the movement forward. Kranium also chops it up about his new project, his freestyle nature, some of his guilty pleasures, and more.
Marc E. Bassy stopped by Nick Cannon Mornings to talk with Nick about the Hollywood lifestyle and its impact on culture, his new independent project and song with Tory Lanez, his journey coming up as an artist and what is motivating him nowadays.
The Black Eyed Peas stop by Nick Cannon Mornings to discuss their history as a group and the path they took to get here. From Hip-Hop to Electro to Reggaeton, this group has been a creative force that seems unstoppable.
You may know #Rotimi from his role on the hit show ‘#POWER’ and he stops by for a close conversation with Nick Cannon to talk growing up in a Nigerian household, his journey transitioning to music, working with Wale and Akon on his most recent project, and his role in ‘#Coming2America’.
Yo Gotti sat down with Nick Cannon to share stories about his experience meeting Dr. Dre and reflect on his top 5 favorite rappers that made him the artist he is today. Gotti also details how he brought in Jay Z's Roc Nation company to use their influence for prison reform, his upcoming project 'Untrapped', his tour with his whole crew including Moneybagg Yo, Black Youngsta, Blockboy JB and more.
Tahj Morgan, better known as Jetsonmade, is quickly becoming one of the industry's budding producers with huge credits under his belt like DaBaby's "Suge", "BOP", and many more. Repping the Carolinas, Jetson stopped through Nick Cannon Mornings for a Close Conversation about the success he's had with his breakout hits, his fear of his records surpassing his talent, his fan out moment when he met Jay - Z and Beyonce after signing to Roc Nation, and his plans to put more artists on in the game instead of solo spotlight, and being inspired by Mustard and Zaytoven.
Moneybagg Yo came through to have a Close Conversation with Nick Cannon to discuss the elevation of his career. While the Memphis rapper confessed that he once began rapping only for the money, Bagg saw his passion grow for creating music, work ethic, and creating an empire. Bagg also goes on to share that Yo Gotti was the first person to fully support his music with the advice he gave him, talks the affects of social media and real life, possibly working with Roddy Ricch in the future, and much more.
Nicky Jam came up in Boston and delivered his first album at the early age of 12. Gaining popularity with the co-sign of his Dandy Yankee collab, Nicky has since bounced back from experiencing a life of drugs and jail time. Jam took some time for a 'Close Conversation' with Nick Cannon to discuss transitioning to an international Spanish artist, his relationship with Will Smith that led to his role in the newest Bad Boys entry, the moment he met Denzel Washington and had a complete super fan run-in, and Nicky also shares the role Instagram and digital streaming services have built his career.
New York native Londynn B has been putting on for herself for quite some time but her appearance on the hit Netflix series 'Rhythm + Flow' has undoubtedly heightened her star quality. Coming through for a Close Conversation with Nick Cannon, Londynn talks the opportunity the rap series provided, her focus to dive into the fashion industry, reveals her childhood celebrity crush in LisaRaye, and much more.
Jim Jones and his Dipset family have secured their place in hip-hop history with pushing their unapologetic New York flare to the top of the charts. Coming through to the Power 106 studios for a Close Conversation with Nick Cannon, the ‘El Capo’ rapper discusses his latest album that has the streets already deeming it a classic, his return to reality television with Love & Hip Hop, his venture into the growing marijuana industry, and gives an update on forthcoming Dipset music and the status of Juelz Santana.
O’Shea Jackson Jr. has been in the industry his entire life, coming from hip-hop royalty with the legendary Ice Cube being his father, O’Shea has definitely cemented his place in Hollywood with his expanding resume and building career. Chopping it with Nick Cannon for a Close Conversation, O’Shea details his acting come up and how Hollywood has type-casted him, his current role in the ‘Just Mercy’ film, which focuses on prison reform, what it was like meeting both Kobe Bryant and The Rock as a teen, and much more.
Trippie Redd pulled up to Power 106 for a Close Conversation with Nick Cannon Mornings where he shared how Mariah Carey had a big influence on him growing up and wanting to create music that connected with people in an emotional way. Redd also discusses being a rock star in the hip-hop space, the meaning of his tattoos, and what he’s looking forward to with his career.
Coming up in the streets of Compton, 1TakeJay shares that the street life didn’t have an impact on his outlook and he never wanted to be a part of the gang culture growing up. Stopping through Nick Cannon Mornings to talk about how life has changed since focusing on music, 1TakeJay also details his rap style, breakout single “Hello”, and even shares a few of his favorite things in the Firing Squad.
Coming up from the success of being a social media celeb, FatBoy SSE has completely switched up his life for the better. Stopping through Nick Cannon Mornings, the rapper chops it up about appearing on ‘Wild N Out’, connecting with Juicy J for a 2020 release, deciding to make it official with his girl and tying the knot, and shares some things you might not have already known about him in the Firing Squad.
SOB x RBE stopped by Nick Cannon Mornings to talk about their upcoming work including a new single with Zaytoven, their struggles as a group from the bay and dealing with being the underdog again, meaning behind strictly only brothers, and reminiscence on 'Wild N Out'.
Fabolous checks in with Nick Cannon and talks about the importance of staying relevant in the game after releasing so many hits/ remixes, the difference between todays industry compared to a few years ago & speaks about his growth through it all.
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