Impact. That's what happened when JAY-Z dropped his 13th platinum album, 4:44. Released exclusively on TIDAL and debuting later at number one on Billboard, the album is considered by many to be his best and most revealing work to date. In a rare extensive sit down, Hov discusses the making of 4:44, Black entrepreneurship, misconceptions, Kanye West, fatherhood, his classic material, and so much more.
A$AP Twelvyy knows good things come to those that wait. And after witnessing the rise of A$AP members, Rocky and Ferg, the Bronx native finally got his shot with his debut album, 12. Inspired by his hometown, 12 chronicles Twelvyy's upbringing while revisiting sounds from the city's dominant years. Here, Twelvyy speaks on his music, influences, A$AP Yams, branding and more!
Bun B, where have you been?! After a lengthy hiatus from the rap scene, the Trill OG is back with his new fiery return single, "GameTime," an upcoming EP and LP on the way. In a candid conversation, Bun speaks on his personal battles with depression, the loss of Pimp C, classic songs like Jay-Z's "Big Pimpin" and UGK's featuring OutKast "International Players Anthem" and so much more.
J.I.D. is having a great rookie season. Earlier this year, the East Atlanta product signed to J.Cole's Dreamville label. Shortly after, he released his acclaimed debut, The Never Story. Since then, he's served as supporting act for Cole's nationwide, 4 Your Eyez Only tour. Before taking the stage at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, J.I.D. talks about his come-up, tour life, Dame Dash, Kendrick Lamar, Leonardo DiCaprio and more.
Irv Gotti's murdering the game again. After ruling the airwaves in the early 2000s, the Murder Inc. boss has returned with his hit television series, TALES. But music still masters and this spring, he relaunched his storied label with 300 Entertainment. Here, Gotti talks about his new show, production, former artists, and more!
N.O.R.E. isn't banned from TV anymore. Alongside partner DJ EFN, the duo have turned their Drink Champs podcast into one of the most successful programs on REVOLT. N.O. has also expanded his brand with cooking show on yet to be announced network. Months after celebrating the 20th anniversary of his landmark album, The War Report, N.O.R.E. talks about his new ventures, JAY-Z, classic material, and more.
A relaunch of the home of hip-hop’s most revealing interviews, with hosts Elliott Wilson and Brian ‘B.Dot’ Miller. 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.