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Author: Elliott Wilson and Brian ‘B.Dot’ Miller/Tidal

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A relaunch of the home of hip-hop’s most revealing interviews. Both Wilson and Miller are true journalists who do an immense amount of research, know how to listen and are driven to get the answers to the questions hip-hop fans want to know.


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J Prince

J Prince

2020-01-1001:06:42

J Prince has lived a life you could write a book on. In fact, the Rap-A-Lot founder has done that with his memoir, The Art & Science of Respect. Here, the Houston OG, discusses his background, forming his label, artists, hardships, and triumphs.Original Publication Date: 6/11/18
Saba

Saba

2020-01-0401:13:46

Saba's creepin' on ah come up. Thanks to a rabid social media following his sophomore album, Care For Me one of the most lauded projects this year. But things weren't always this positive for the Chicago native. A year ago, his PIVOT Gang partner and cousin, John Walt, was murdered. Finding solace in his music, Saba turned tragedy into triumph. Here, Saba talks about his latest work, beats, rhymes, and life.Original Publication Date: 6/7/18
Black Thought

Black Thought

2020-01-0301:14:44

As the frontman of The Roots, Black Thought has always been the center of attention. But now, he’s sharing the spotlight with producer 9th Wonder for his debut EP, Stream of Thoughts. Off mic, Thought’s taking care of business as well. Since 2014, he and The Roots have provided the sounds on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Show. He also organized this year’s Roots Picnic. Here, the talented Mr. Trotter discusses his latest project, Philly origins, Hot 97 freestyle, mainstream success and much more! Original Pub date – 6/4/18
Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

2019-12-2701:19:31

Snoop Dogg knows the power of reinvention. 25 years after his landmark debut Doggystyle, Snoop flipped the script with his gospel album, Bible Of Love. But Tha Doggfather still has a foot in the secular world. In addition to his cooking show, Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party, he’s currently hosting the game show, The Joker’s Wild. Here, Snoop discusses his latest effort, legacy, Dr. Dre, Donald Trump, and more! Original Pub date – 5/29/18
Murda Beatz

Murda Beatz

2019-12-2000:59:14

Murda Beatz is killing the game. Thanks to his Lauryn Hill sampled production, Drake earned his third number one with “Nice For What.” But Drizzy isn’t the only one getting laced. In 2017, the Canadian producer supplied Migos (“Motorsport,”) Travis Scott (“Butterfly Effect,”) and 2 Chainz (“It’s A Vibe; “4 AM.”) With his album Keep God First 2 penciled in for later this year, Murda Beatz talks about his chart topping hits, his Quality Control affiliation, family and more. Original Pub date – 5/21/18
Mark Pitts

Mark Pitts

2019-12-1301:06:27

Mark Pitts knows has talent. In fact, it’s been his expertise for over 20 years. During Bad Boy’s infancy, he managed The Notorious B.I.G. Following Biggie’s passing, The Brooklyn native formed ByStorm Entertainment and later introduced the world to Chris Brown, J.Cole, and Miguel. Despite being diagnosed with Bells Palsy, Pitts’ setback was met by a major comeback. He became President of Urban Music at RCA and shaped the careers of G-Eazy, SZA, Khalid, Goldlink and more. In a rare sit down, Pitts speaks on his legendary career, successful protégés, and more! Original Pub date – 5/14/18
T.I.

T.I.

2019-12-0501:03:54

T.I. is for the people. In the wake of Kanye West’s support of President Trump, the tandem shared their differences on the controversial, “Ye vs. The People.” Outside of politics, the trap music pioneer has his hands full. He’s nominated for a Tony Award and this summer is starring in Marvel's Ant-Man sequel. On the small screen, he’s gearing up for his BET reality series, "The Grand Hustle." Here, the Kang speaks on his recent guest feature, new album, diplomacy, and much more. Original Pub date – 5/7/18
Wale

Wale

2019-11-2801:25:59

From breakups to makeups, Wale wears his heart on his sleeve. So it’s only fitting that MMG laureate waxes about his personal woes on his new EP, It’s Complicated. But relationship goals aren’t the only thing on Folarin’s mind. He barked at critics with “Staying Power” and matched J. Cole’s fire with “Groundhog Day”. Here, the D.C. native speaks on new music, independence, depression, love life, and more!Original Pub date – 4/2/18
Roc Marciano

Roc Marciano

2019-11-2801:07:18

For nearly a decade, Roc Marciano has been a lord of the underground. With the release of his new album, Rosebud Revenge 2: Bitter Dose, the Long Island native is ruling with an iron fist. Released independently, Roc initially turned to the streets before embracing streaming. But with a renewed focus, he talks about his views on music distribution, production, musical style, origins and more!Original Pub date – 3/26/18
2 Chainz

2 Chainz

2019-10-2801:26:212

2 Chainz knows how to be a player. Inspired by his days on the hardwood, the Atlanta trapper released his four track EP, “The Play Don’t Care Who Make It.” The project serves as an appetizer until the release of his fourth solo album, “Rap Or Go The League.” With guest appearances on The Black Panther soundtrack and Culture II, Chainz discusses his latest effort, Def Jam’s new leadership, DTP and more!Original Pub date – 3/19/18
Royce Da 5'9"

Royce Da 5'9"

2019-09-2301:43:18

Royce Da 5'9" knows how to work well with others. As a member of Slaughterhouse and Bad Meets Evil, the Detroit lyricist has reunited with DJ Premier for the second installment of PRhyme. This time, the tandem reimagines tracks from Antman Wonder Here, Nickle discusses his new project, career false starts, J.Cole, Eminem, Joe Budden, and more!Original Pub Date – March 12, 2018Go to http://bit.ly/MYB-Rap and don’t forget to use the promo code FEDDIE when creating your account to claim the bonus. Bet. Win. Get Paid
D-Roc

D-Roc

2019-09-1601:34:58

Although The Notorious B.I.G.’s life was shortened 21 years ago, he left behind eternal friendships. Damien “D-Roc” Butler was his closest confidant. On the brink of stardom, Roc took a weapons charge on Biggies behalf. After his release from prison, he served as B.I.G.’s personnel until his death. In later years, trouble followed Roc. He was involved in a shootout outside of Hot 97 and returned to prison. Upon release, he launched his successful Invisible Bully apparel line and budding label, IB: Music. Along with flagship artist, Chris Matic, Roc remembers his childhood friend, entrepreneurship, music endeavors, and more!Original Pub Date – March 9, 2018Go to http://bit.ly/MYB-Rap and don’t forget to use the promo code FEDDIE when creating your account to claim the bonus. Bet. Win. Get Paid
Blac Youngsta

Blac Youngsta

2019-09-0901:11:57

On social media platforms, Blac Youngsta doesn’t take himself too seriously. But when it comes his debut album 223, it’s surprisingly all business. Led by the stripclub ode “Booty”, the Memphis rookie goes expands his purview on social issues (“Strength”), comraderie (“Old Friends”), and perseverance, “Deserve That Shit”. Here, Youngsta speaks on his perception, family, feuds, and more.Original Pub Date – March 5, 2018Go to http://bit.ly/MYB-Rap and don’t forget to use the promo code FEDDIE when creating your account to claim the bonus. Bet. Win. Get Paid
MixedByAli

MixedByAli

2019-09-0201:01:311

Derek ‘ MixedByAli’ Ali knows the importance of sound. Coming off Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy Award winning "DAMN.," the Top Dawg Entertainment engineer was tapped to polish "The Black Panther" soundtrack and Nipsey Hussle’s "Victory Lap". He’s also fine tuning Jay Rock and Bas’ forthcoming albums. Stepping from behind the boards, Ali discusses his latest work, EngineEars initiative, and much more.Original Pub date – Feb 26, 2018Go to http://bit.ly/MYB-Rap and don’t forget to use the promo code FEDDIE when creating your account to claim the bonus. Bet. Win. Get Paid
Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle

2019-08-2601:23:511

It’s been a long time coming for Nipsey Hussle. With a string of successful indie releases, the Los Angeles native partnered with Atlantic Records for his major label debut, Victory Lap. But Nipsey’s hustle extends beyond music. This summer, he reopened his Marathon Clothing Store in his hometown. On location, Nip discusses his forthcoming project, business endeavors, and more. Hussle’s in the house!Original Pub date – Dec 26 , 2017Go to http://bit.ly/MYB-Rap and don’t forget to use the promo code FEDDIE when creating your account to claim the bonus. Bet. Win. Get Paid
Mase

Mase

2019-08-1601:35:42

Without a doubt, Mason “Ma$e” Betha is one of the most polarizing artists in hip-hop. Nearly 20 years ago, the Bad Boy pin-up left Diddy’s house for the house of God. But like any true MC, Harlem native couldn’t leave the game alone and returned within five years. With a new renewed focus (and targets), Mase reflects on his legacy behind the music.Original Pub date – Dec 18 , 2017
Daniel Caesar

Daniel Caesar

2019-08-0901:01:38

Daniel Ceaser has benefited from northern exposure. Hailing from music hotbed Toronto, the R&B upstart has captivated hearts with his breakout project, Freudian. Taking a break from his sold out national tour, the crooner talks about his latest effort, stardom, inspirations, and Cam’Ron furs.Original Pub date – Dec 11, 2017
DJ Premier

DJ Premier

2019-08-0201:48:48

With a career spanning three decades, DJ Premier knows how to evolve with the times. Recently, the legendary producer hooked up with A$AP Ferg for his latest release, “Our Streets”. Beyond that, Preemo is also putting the finishing touches on his Royce Da 5’9 sequel, Phryme. Here, Preem discusses his future, past, and present.Original Pub date – Dec 4, 2017
Fabolous & Jadakiss

Fabolous & Jadakiss

2019-07-2401:15:201

Veteran MCs are built to last. And with over 20 years of rhymes under their belt, Jadakiss and Fabolous are sturdier than ever with their collaborative effort, Friday On Elm Street. Guest starring Swizz Beatz, French Montana and Future, the New York bred lyricists evolve their pens to address social and economic issues. Listen up, young OGs.Original Pub date – Nov 27, 2017
Quality Control

Quality Control

2019-07-1901:01:06

2017 was a banner year for Quality Control. Established in 2013 by Coach K and Pierre “Pee” Thomas, the label’s flagship stars Migos, scored their first set of number ones (Culture; “Bad And Bojuee”) Meanwhile, signee Lil Yachty became a spokesman for Sprite and Target. With acts like Rich The Kid and Lil Baby waiting in the wing, K and Pee reflect on the past 52 weeks and more.Original Pub date – Nov 20, 2017
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