HotNewHipHop catches up with Tech N9ne backstage on the set of SKEE Live. The Kansas City rapper speaks on his first time performing on television and his long-time motivation to infuse elements of Rock and Hip Hop together in his sound. Tech opens up to the camera about who he would like to collaborate with in the future and decides to name drop Eminem and Kanye West as two artists who are high on his list. Tech N9ne also explained to viewers that his signature face paint is in honor of his deceased friend, Brian Dennis, who was an important figure in getting his movement off the ground and more.
Dizzy Wright links up with HotNewHipHop for an exclusive look at the rapper’s recent travels to Sacramento for a recent stop on his “Golden Age Tour”. Cameras catch up with the Las Vegas bred artist in his hotel room as he lights up some weed and shares his thoughts on putting together a classic album for his next release. From the bedroom to the stage, Wright takes his show to the venue where his performance will be held and takes care of soundcheck before heading back to his hotel to watch Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s recent fight against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. The rapper eventually finds himself back at his venue where he performs to a packed house and interacts with fans following his show.
HotNewHipHop catches up with Pro Era front man Joey Bada$$ while currently out on the road for the 2013 Smoker’s Club Tour. Take a look as the young wordsmith goes through a short Q&A session and addresses upcoming collaborations with Ab-Soul, his carefree attitude which is at the root of his love and hate relationship for Twitter and clairifies that he only enjoyed TDE’s cypher during the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards. Before heading out, Bada$$ also gets into details behind his upcoming album which he explains is still in its early stages.
HotNewHipHop catches up with rapper The Game backstage at his recent appearance on AXS TV’s SKEE LIVE. Watch as the Compton native partakes in a small Q&A session and addresses topics such as his unfinished tattoo of his daughter and deciding on tattoo selections somewhat spontaneously. Game also clarifies he hasn’t started recording just yet for his follow-up album to Jesus Piece explains details behind his Instagram promoted Robin Hood Project including how he chooses recipients.
Neighborhood Nipsey Hussle catches up with HotNewHipHop for a candid interview backstage at the recent taping of the rapper’s performance on AXS TV’s new breakout music show SKEE Live. The Los Angeles native touches on the inspiration behind his new mixtape Crenshaw and explains how the project came to fruition after recording so much material for his upcoming TM3: Victory Lap. Hussle also clarifies to viewers that the sound of Crenshawembodies his upbringing. Nipsey also speaks on the underlying messages fans can expect to hear in his music, the meaning behind his government name and shares details behind getting his start in music.
Pusha T sits down with Hot New Hip Hop and discusses his thoughts on his new album My Name Is My Name leaking on to the internet. In fact, the G.O.O.D. Music artist tells cameras he purposely released the full stream of his album in order for fans to hear the appropriate quality. Kendrick Lamar was also a topic of discussion as King Push touched on their recent collaboration with “Nosetalgia” and whether or not he felt disrespected by K-Dot’s infamous “Control” verse. Before heading out, Pusha also speaks on HBO’s The Wire and explains what he wants fans to understand after hearing his new LP.
Rising talent Dizzy Wright links up with HotNewHipHop and gives the visual treatment to his song “Fashion” featuring Honey Cocaine and Kid Ink off his latest mixtape The Golden Age. Packed with plenty of braggadocios rhymes, Wright and company deliver some flashy and colorful imagery for viewers. Take a look at Dizzy’s latest offering in the video below.