Lil Bibby catches up with Sway Calloway and Heather B for SiriusXM’s Sway In The Morning show. The young Chicago bred rapper discusses what the streets of his hometown are really like and openly admits that the people he surrounds himself with simply live day to day. In fact, Bibby explains that he’s actually a college dropout and never had plans of finishing or going to college like so many of his friends. Take a look as Lil Bibby shares his thoughts on women, selling drugs, education and so much more.
Young Fredo Santana is back with a new music video for the street track “Shit Real” featuring RondoNumbaNine. This one’s all about the drugs and the guns and everything else you’d expect to hear about right now plaguing the inner streets of Chicago. Santana and RondoNumbaNine perform to the camera while they burn down a few blunts and share their tales from the hood.
HipHopSince1987 catches up with Los Angeles’ Nipsey Hussle for an exclusive interview. Check out Neighborhood Nip give details on his new Crenshaw mixtape organically came about after recording for his upcoming debut album Victory Lap. Nipsey opens up about his fallout and eventual reconciliation with long-time friend and producer Ralo and the impact it’s had on his music since. Hussle also reveals that he doesn’t have a favorite track off Crenshaw but explains that “Crenshaw and Slauson (True Story)” is probably his most honest song as it contains most of his story.
As the discussion continued, the rapper looks back on some of his setbacks he had to endure such as having the police raid his studio, dealing with his brother Blacc Sam going to Prison, dealing with issues in the streets and even admits he use to transport pounds of drugs to Las Vegas. Before calling it a wrap, Nipsey Hussle addresses the project’s single “Checc Me Out” with Dom Kennedy and reassures viewers that they will see a music video for soon soon.
Pusha T continues his testimonial series with Noisey and in this episode gets into his thought process behind his drug dealing past and more. Watch as the G.O.O.D. Music emcee opens up to cameras about not acting on his impulses to get back back in the dope game despite the lucrative outcome. Interestingly enough, King Push also clarifies that when he was making the decision to get his hands dirty he was an entirely different person and struggles to stray away from that type of mind state. Before calling it a wrap, Pusha T also breaks down the pain that automatically comes with living such a lifestyle.
G.O.O.D. Music’s Pusha T pays a visit to the Sway In The Morning show on SiriusXM radio for a candid interview. Watch as the rapper details how he had to re-tune his listeners to become accustomed to his style of rapping from his solo efforts early on. Pusha T also points out his contribution to Hip Hop’s focus back on lyricism, breaks down his drug inspired bars and explains how his rise in the music industry worked.
Check out the short clip below of Lil Wayne from Madonna’s “Revolver” which is currently showcased on her MDMA tour dates across the jumbotron. Weezy also stopped by Katie Couric’s daytime talk show yesterday and opened up about his addiction to pills and lean. The Cash Money artist also addresses his health issues with seizures and says he did some digging into his family tree and found out he has family who’ve suffered from them apparently in the past.
Rapper 2 Chainz was arrested early this morning in Oklahoma along with 11 other passengers after his bus was stopped following a performance on Lil Wayne’s tour. According to the news report below and TMZ, the driver was taken off the bus at some point and as he made his exit, the door was shut and locked behind him. As a result, a standoff with police ensued for some hours as 2 Chainz and company decided not to partake in an illegal search and seizure and refused to allow police access. A search warrant was eventually obtained but in the meantime a tow truck was called out and hauled everyone away until police got what they needed. According to TMZ, once inside, Police discovered an unspecified amount of an unknown drug and all passengers were arrested on charges of “interfering with the police process”
This all started after police apparently pulled 2 Chainz’s bus over for broken taillights and when they approached the vehicle noticed signs of drug use according to TMZ. However, the G.O.O.D. Music artist’s ordeal is over as the rapper and his crew were released from custody a few hours later. Check out the video below as TMZ was there to capture the moment in all its glory as 2 Chainz decided to give everyone the bird and a friendly reminder that his album is releasing soon.
DMX found himself in trouble with the law yet again after being pulled over a few days ago and subsequently arrested and charged for DUI in South Carolina. As the rap star’s fall from grace continues, TMZ has acquired and released footage from the dash camera of the arresting trooper’s car which shows DMX looking pretty bad and passing out in the passenger seat. After being pulled over, X can be heard admitting to the officer that his license is suspended and quickly is put through several sobriety tests which apparently he failed. Driving a 1978 Plymouth Volare, DMX exits the vehicle and quickly sparks up a cigarette almost as if to maintain his composure and get his bearings before having to endure the police procedures he’s sadly become all to familiar with.
Lupe Fiasco drops a new 13 minute controversial music video called “#1234” which covers three songs from last years Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1. “Lamborghini Angels”, “ITAL (Roses)” and “Audubon Ballroom” all get the visual treatment and are packed with powerful subliminal imagery addressing socio-political issues, race, objectification of women, drugs, stereotypes, vanity, materialism and plenty other sensitive topics.
At the center of Lupe’s cross-hairs is the culture of Hip Hop and the media’s influence on the public and young minorities who are programmed to embrace negative and persuasive imagery and carry out self destructive behavior. Directed by Alex Nazari, “#1234” is definitely in a political class of its own with Lupe anxiously at the forefront to promote his agenda.
Gangsta Gibbs gets his thuggin’ on in his latest video for “Lay It Down” off his new ESGN album. The hardcore visuals are packed with guns and tough talk as Freddie and his goons hold it down in his hometown of Gary, Indiana. Check out Fred’s new gritty music video directed by Will Gates.