Childish Gambino drops by Power 106 for the “New@2 show” with DJ Felli Fel and Yesi Ortiz. Gambino premieres his latest single, “3005,” for fans tuning in and shares his thoughts on the idea of being with one woman forever. Ortiz and Felli also jump in on the conversation to share their two cents on romance and dating. Check out Gambino as he addresses his new album, Because The Internet, Christmas and before leaving invites the radio duo to a night on the town.
Lupe Fiasco sits down with DJ Felli Fel and opens up about his passion for martial arts. The Chicago lyricist credits his father for instilling in him important values and discipline. Fiasco explains the influence it’s had on his life and the ability it gives him to effectively defend himself when necessary. The artist also reveals he’s not much a club-goer and doesn’t drink alcohol.
New York’s Joey Bada$$ sits down for a Q&A session on the latest episode of Power 106’s “Now You Know” web series. Speaking candidly with the camera, Joey shares with viewers his top three favorite West Coast artists, favorite producer, favorite breakfast dish, celebrity crush, his first car and so much more. The young wordsmith also gets into what his favorite city is to visit when he’s touring and what it took for him to really get his solo music career off the ground.
Joey Bada$$ sits down for an exclusive interview with DJ Reflex over at Power 106. The New York bred emcee speaks on his love for California and touches on the importance of traveling which has only helped to make his music better. Joey also gets into details about his early hip hop inspirations and credits Method Man, Notorious B.I.G., MF Doom and Langston Hughes as his favorites. Bada$$ also weighs in on the general consensus that his sound tends to embody a golden era vibe and explains to Reflex why to him it’s like a gift and a curse.
Chris Webby sits down with the L.A. Leakers for an exclusive interview. The Connecticut rapper kicks things off by sharing some of his early musical influences and favorite Hip Hop acts as a kid and breaks down the motivation behind his upcoming Homegrown EP. In fact, Webby explains that the 8-track project is catered more towards potential new fans who aren’t entirely familiar with his music. The rapper also reveals that his upcoming LP will be titled, Chemically Imbalanced, after the title track produced by Scott Storch. Webby gets into details behind working with new producers like Harry Fraud, signing with E1 Music, the current state of Hip Hop and gives advice to aspiring artists.
Power 106 sits down with Nipsey Hussle off the air for the latest episode in their Q&A web series, “Now You Know.” Nip lets his personality shine through the lens as he has fun with the interview and doesn’t take himself too seriously. Take a look as the California rapper credits Tupac, Bob Marley and Marvin Gaye as being his top three favorite artists of all time, admits he feels like Timbaland is the greatest producer of all time and much more. Before heading out, the rapper also addresses what his first car was, his childhood celebrity crush, worst job experience and favorite restaurant he enjoys eating at.
Power 106 sits down with Sage The Gemini off the air for the latest episode in their Q&A web series called “Now You Know.” Sage really lets his personality shine through the lens as he has fun with the interview and doesn’t take himself too seriously. Take a look as the California rapper speaks on who his biggest influences are in the industry, Pharrell, his first car, his celebrity crush, his inspiration to produce and much more. Sage also points out several times during the interview that he’s a big fan of Chris Brown and thinks highly of his debut album.
Kanye West decides to kick a freestyle for listeners on his recent visit to radio station Power 106 for an interview with Big Boy. Take a look as Yeezy keeps it straight skills and decides to drop bars off the top of the dome over the instrumental to “Clique” which is featured on his G.O.O.D. Music label’s compilation album Cruel Summer. Towards the end, the DJ decides to slip in Kanye’s “Through The Wire” instrumental to which Kanye stops spitting and explains the beat isn’t exactly accommodating for a freestyle.
Rick Ross stops by Los Angeles radio station Power 106 to pay radio deejay Big Boy a visit on his morning show Big Boy’s Neighborhood. Take a look as Big Boy proposes the question of who he would choose to save from drowning in the ocean between DJ Khaled and JAY Z. With very little hesitation, the Miami native selects DJ Khaled and explains that JAY Z’s wealth and savvy business knowledge is in such a great place that his family is sure to be taken care of for life.
Vice catches up with Caroline D’Amore to fill listeners in on his recent name change and his new business venture. The former Power 106 DJ gives insight behind his reasoning for dropping the “DJ” in his name which he clarifies he’s been associated with since the age of 12. With a current residency at mega-club Tao in Las Vegas, Vice breaks down his on-going transition as an entrepreneur and explains the motivation behind opening his own sneaker boutique. Vice also touches on being inspired as a kid by the footwear worn by some of his favorite Hip Hop artists, choosing his alias out of a dictionary and shares details with D’Amore on Heartbeatz Radio about his worst show ever.