HipHopSince1987′s E-Money catches up with YG backstage at a recent performance in Philadelphia for a short Q&A session. Check out the Compton native break down for the camera how he was able to link up with Def Jam label mate Young Jeezy and subsequently become a part of CTE. The rapper also briefly addresses his relationship with beatsmith, DJ Mustard, and reveals fans can look forward to some top notch production from him on his upcoming album, My Krazy Life. E-Money also attempts to get some updated information from YG on his potential collaborative mixtape with Nipsey Hussle but the rapper decides to downplay the question and leave viewers in suspense.
Stalley links up with HipHopSince1987 and gets fans up to speed with his new life out on the road with rapper Lupe Fiasco. Take a look as the MMG rapper briefly touches on Fiasco’s new “Tetuso & Youth Preview Tour” which recently kicked off in Atlanta and explains why he’s so honored to be a part of it. Before heading out, Stalley also points out that he’s glad he has the opportunity to to showcase the type of real lyricists the Midwest has to offer. Check out the tour dates provided to see when Lupe and Stalley will be arriving in your town.
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.
No Malice sits down with HHS1987 to talk about a variety of topics. The Virginia mc talks about his home state, making it out of VA, getting their deal by travelling and putting in the work. He talks about the void in his life that was missing when he was at the top of his career that lead him into being into No Malice. He talks you need to put God first because he is the foundation in everything you do. No Malice talks about his new music will “break the ice.” He said he hasnt categorized his new music as Gospel, Christian rap or other. He addresses the so called “Clipse Reunion” rumors. He gives advice and much more.