ThisIs50’s Jack Thriller catches up with Connecticut’s Chris Webby for a one-on-one interview. The rising talent kicks things off by clarifying he doesn’t have any kids and admits to audiences he’s not a role model, however, his story is not only authentic but it’s admirable. As the conversation between the two continued, Webby opens up about a past mushroom trip that left him freaking out, why his ideal pet would be a small monkey and being happy with the his new Homegrown sales. Before calling it a wrap, Chris shares some details with fans about what they can expect to hear on his forthcoming LP.
Chris Webby sits down with the L.A. Leakers for an exclusive interview. The Connecticut rapper kicks things off by sharing some of his early musical influences and favorite Hip Hop acts as a kid and breaks down the motivation behind his upcoming Homegrown EP. In fact, Webby explains that the 8-track project is catered more towards potential new fans who aren’t entirely familiar with his music. The rapper also reveals that his upcoming LP will be titled, Chemically Imbalanced, after the title track produced by Scott Storch. Webby gets into details behind working with new producers like Harry Fraud, signing with E1 Music, the current state of Hip Hop and gives advice to aspiring artists.
Chris Webby links up with Revolt TV in New York for a one-on-one sit down and gets into details about his upcoming Homegrown EP. The Connecticut native opens up about his excitement for fans to hear what he’s been working on. Webby also explains that the project will serve as a predecessor before he gears up to release his debut album to the world. The rapper reassures viewers that they can expect to hear much more from him as his full story has yet to be told.
SKEE LIVE episode 14 was extra amped this week as Bad Boy artist Machine Gun Kelly stopped by the AXS TV studio for an exclusive interview with DJ Skee and to hit the stage at L.A. Live’s Conga Room. The Cleveland native got fans excited with his undeniable stage presence as he kicked off the show with an emotional performance of “Breaking News” and “Diamonds and Gold.” After heading back up to the studio to sit down with Skee and with bourbon whiskey in his hand, MGK decided to bare his soul with viewers as he got into details behind his roots in Ohio, being raised by an abusive father and much more. The eccentric rapper stressed to DJ Skee that he considers himself a down to earth person and regular just like anyone else.
MGK also reflected on his early days in Cleveland out on the block and having to freestyle and pave his own lane in order to earn respect in his neighborhood. Basketball was also the topic of discussion as MGK spoke with DJ Skee about his relationship with the Cleveland Cavaliers and indirectly hinted that perhaps Lebron James could eventually return to the team down the road. As the conversation continued, Kelly made it a point to stress his appreciation for all of his diehard fans and gave them all the credit for his success. The rapper went on to even proclaim that he would take five diehard fans over 5,000 from Coachella any day because of their devotion to the music and cause. Before hitting the stage to close out the episode with “Swing Life Away,” MGK shared his disgust for the media, a few details behind a potential part in the next Jackass film and made it very clear that he’s not like most rappers today who have interests in strictly material items
This week’s “spotlight” segment showcased Matisyahu. The Los Angeles based artist touched on how Bob Marley’s “No Woman No Cry” inspired his early Reggae sound along with his passion to break down barriers in music. “Up Close” featured LRG’s Robert Wright who gave viewers insight behind how the infamous clothing brand came together and so much more. Opening up to cameras for the first time about deceased friend and former business partner Jonas Bevacqua, Wright addressed how the two were able to build the company’s brand and what needed to be done in order to transition it after the devastating loss.
“Off The Top” showcased the talents of Chris Webby who proclaimed himself the Jesse Pinkman of rap after delivering a Breaking Bad themed music video for his new original song. Before calling it a wrap on episode 14 and sending things back over to MGK on stage, Skee took the opportunity to address the current evolution of Hip Hop and the blurring of racial lines. The AXS TV host pointed out that the evening’s lineup unintentionally consisted of strictly Caucasian talent and gave a breakdown of just how far artists have come today in the world of Hip Hop.
Skee.TV takes you behind the scenes on the set of Chris Webby’s music video for his exclusive “Off The Top” freestyle which is set to be featured on episode 14 of AXS TV’s SKEE LIVE. Proclaiming himself the Jesse Pinkman of rap, Webby has some fun with as he performs to the camera in Hazmat suit and shares some commentary on the visuals concept.
Chris Webby links up with Cyhi The Prynce for a collaborative track titled “Look At My Name.” The light hearted MIA sampled track finds Webby trying to steal the spotlight and entertaining fans with another joint that embodies the rapper’s carefree and fun attitude. Look out for the Connecticut native’s Homegrown EP dropping soon.
Jon Connor unleashes another leak off his upcoming Unconscious State LP which is set to release July 2. Connor links up with rising star Chris Webby and the Kush God Smoke DZA for an infectious sample laced track called “When I Was Young”. Take a listen to the last leak off Unconscious State before it drops via the audio stream below.
Well ladies and gentleman it is now 4/20! I know, you’re excited right? I’ve been waiting for Chris Webby’s “Turnt” Up featuring Dizzy Wright to drop all month and the time has come. Take a look at this fun and dope video the two MC’s put together earlier some weeks back. Below are a few snap shots courtesy of SkeeTV who was covering the days events for the official behind the scenes visuals. Video Below. Shout out Cloud Penz, Dan The Man (Director), Sid, Chris Webby and Dizzy Wright for a great video.
If you missed out on the official behind the scenes visuals check out the SkeeTV exclusive below.
A few weeks ago I linked up with Cloud Penz, Chris Webby, and Dizzy Wright in Glendale, to Gardena, and back to Long Beach to help shoot this behind the scenes footage with the SkeeTV crew. Check out the footage above to see the young spitters doing their thing and shooting their 4/20 video for “Turnt Up”. There’s definitely some dope shots set up for this video and I can’t wait to see how it all turns out. Again, I’ll be posting some exclusive photos from on the set that day too. Keep it locked, visuals above.