Former N.W.A. manager, Jerry Heller, stops by White Label Radio for a follow-up interview with host Melloe Won. Check out the controversial music industry vet as he detailed to KDAY listeners what it was like watching “Straight Outta Compton” with his lawyers, his thoughts on some of the fictitious scenes portrayed in the film, actor Paul Giamatti’s performance, the film’s damaging effect on his career, starting Ruthless records with Eazy-E and much more.
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With N.W.A.’s new Straight Outta Compton film hitting the big screen tomorrow, check out what Jerry Heller had to say about the upcoming biopic when we sat down with him for an exclusive interview for White Label Radio earlier in the year. Heller also discusses Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, “No Vaseline,” Suge Knight, what life was like after Eazy-E’s death and more. Filmed & edited by Luie C. of Collective State TV.
Apparently even GQ is capitalizing on exclusive content and visuals these days as they release a new “GQ Freestyle” with Kendrick Lamar. The video showcases the young Compton native as he gets spruced by for his GQ Men of the Year photo shoot with the magazine. In between all the flashing lights, Lamar stops to drop a couple of bars in front of a white backdrop as a few extras on set make sure he looks real dapper for the camera. Kendrick Lamar is set to be featured in the December 2013 issue of GQ.
Detroit native Eminem combine forces with Compton native Kendrick Lamar for “Love Game,” one of the many standout tracks featured on Slim Shady’s upcoming eighth studio album The Marshall Mathers LP 2. Take a listen as Lamar and Em’ keep things strictly lyrical and serve up their explicit take on love and relationships. Back in June a photo of Kendrick Lamar and Eminem working together in the studio surfaced and subsequently resulted in the excitement of fans everywhere who patiently waited to see what would come about. There’s no telling if “Love Game” is the only song or one of many that came about during that particular session but if this was the creative direction they were going in, I think it’s safe to say that listeners would love to hear more from these two powerhouse emcees. The Marshall Mathers LP 2 is due out on November 5.
Over the weekend Compton bred rapper The Game was handed his first Cash Money chain by YMCMB artist Tyga in front of a sold out crowd at Irvine’s Verizon Wireless Amphitheater for the “How The West Was Won” concert. After previously revealing he was a free agent on Larry King, Game continued to voice his past frustrations with Interscope Records and hinted during an interview with XXL and on AXS TV’s SKEE LIVE that he was considering signing with Cash Money. The California native eventually took to his Twitter account the same day he was chained and confirmed to everyone that the news was legit.
Pusha T takes a casual stroll down the streets of Compton, Calif. as he keeps things simple and performs to the camera. The gritty black and white visual also showcases TDE’s Kendrick Lamar who joins King Push on his late night walk and holds it down for his respective verse. Interestingly enough, the entire video consists of only one long steady shot and really plays to the song’s raw vibe.
Noisey puts together Budweiser’s latest Made Me episode with Compton native Kendrick Lamar. The TDE artist gets into details on meeting Dr. Dre and speaks on the studio session the super producer played the instrumental for what would become “Compton” off his platinum selling Good Kid m.A.A.d. City LP. Kendrick also shares with cameras his feelings on the City of Compton and gives his opinion on what he considers a real artist to be.
Revolt TV catches up with the wordsmith Skillz to get his take on the current topic in Hip Hop, Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse. Speaking openly about the situation, the MC shares his thoughts on the Compton native’s verse, “King of New York” line, his intentions and gives his feedback on the rapper’s who’ve stepped up to the plate and responded. Check out the video below to see what Skillz had to say about the verse heard around the world.
During this years Lollapalooza music festival, TDE artist Kendrick Lamar took the Bud Light stage to perform hits off his highly acclaimed good kid, m.A.A.d city LP. Check out the footage below to see some of the Compton native’s set from the festival which includes fan favorites like “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe,” “m.A.A.d. City” and “The Recipe”.
The Game returns to reality TV with the second season of VH1’s Marrying The Game. The show focuses on the ups and downs of rapper Game and his fiancé Tiffney Cambridge’s relationship as they attempt to seal the deal on their pending marriage. If you follow the show, you’ll remember the first season ended with Cambridge deciding last minute to cancel their marriage. Season two will chronicle the events that followed and focus on Game’s ordeal of having to balance his relationship as well as his demanding career. Watch below to see the official trailer to the upcoming season which is set to premiere August 5.