2 Chainz hits the kitchen with Jourdan Dunn on the latest episode of Life+Time’s Well Dunn show. Take a look as 2 Chainz and Jourdan have some fun behind the stove and joke around in the kitchen. The rapper rolls up his sleeves and cooks up some delicious looking beer steamed king crab legs. Take a look as the food enthusiast showcases one of his recipes that fans will find in his new cookbook titled #MEALTIME. There’s also an awkward moment where Dunn trys to kick a food inspired rhyme for 2 Chainz.
Elliott Wilson is back with a new episode of his Life+Times web series and this time Wilson catches up with Miami big shot DJ Khaled. Watch as Khaled speaks highly of his new Suffering From Success LP and explains that he’s been consistent with delivering nothing but hot anthems to fans summer after summer. The DJ-producer continues with addressing the recent public backlash he’s received from fans who feel a certain way about his latest single, “I Feel Like Pac/I Feel Like Biggie,” which makes reference to both rap legends. Downplaying the reaction from fans, Khaled tells Wilson that fans need to use their intelligence and listen to the words as they are only paying homage to two of Hip Hop’s greatest acts. DJ Khaled also addresses his special relationship with Rick Ross and gives insight behind the significance of his album title.
Life + Times continues their DECODED web series with G.O.O.D. Music’s Pusha T and this time the rapper breaks down the details behind his collaborative track with Kendrick Lamar,”Nosetalgia.” Featured on his new My Name Is My Name LP, Pusha T addresses the song’s underlying messages and shares the meaning of his witty wordplay.
On the latest episode of Life + Time’s web series, cameras catch up with G.O.O.D. Music artist Pusha T for an exclusive look at his song “King Push.” Pusha goes into the details that helped to construct his verses on the song and admits that he feels untouchable in the rap game. The Virigina Beach native also touches on his drug dealing past and explains their too many Hip Hop artists today that aren’t authentic when it comes to credibility in their drug infused bars.
JAY Z’s Life+ Times delivers a new video today with a behind-the-scenes conversation between J. Cole, Wale and 2 Chainz backstage at the “What Dreams May Come” tour. In the clip above, watch as Wale and 2 Chainz share a story of how they became good friends after riding around together with Quarterback Jacory Harris. Wale also breaks down the details of how he landed a deal with Maybach Music Group general Rick Ross.
JAY Z’s Life+Time’s drops a new Made In America recap video that compiles a bunch of different fun moments that went down last weekend. For anyone who’s interested, the soundtrack to the visual is called “Time Is But A Moment” (Original Mix)” featuring Arama by Jesse Rose.
Big sean links up with JAY Z’s Life + Times in New York and decodes his song “All Figured Out” featured on his new album Hall of Fame. The rapper gives insight behind the song’s creative direction and opens up about the struggles that surrounded him growing up young in Detroit. Sean also tells cameras that no matter how old a person gets, they never really have it all figured out.
Life + Times links up with New York’s own Fabolous to decode his hit single “Breathe” off his past album Real Talk. Fab shares some interesting background information on how the track came together with producer Just Blaze and how initially he mistakenly assumed the sample included was stating “breathe” when in fact it wasn’t. Take a look at the video below to get the details on the lyrics behind one of Fabolous’ greatest hits to date.
Constant touring can cause artists to seek out refuge in the recording booth along the way. Here, Life + Times catches up with Curren$y after a show in Chicago, as he and fellow Jet Life Recordings emcee Young Roddy spend two days recording “3 Piece Set,” an EP for “Closed Sessions” at Soundscape Studios. Featuring an original score by Thelonious Martin.
Directed by Ben Vogel for Scheme Engine
Executuve Produced by Devin Chanda for Scheme Engine
Cinematography by Sam Shirreff and Ben Vogel
Edited by Matt Mitchener