Revolt TV catches up with everyone from Young Chris to Pharrell and gets their thoughts on JAY Z’s classic LP, The Black Album. Watch as Just Blaze, 9th Wonder and several other collaborators celebrate the project’s 10th anniversary and explain what it was like to be a part of something so special. Other friends like DJ Khaled and Irv Gotti also show up to speak on what the album meant to them and its significant impact on Hip Hop.
Revolt TV cameras were rolling as B.O.B. and A$AP Rocky discussed the Grand Hustle artist’s upcoming album, Underground Luxury. Chilling backstage in Austin, TX while on the Under The Influence tour, Bobby Ray opens up about the fun he had putting together the album and addresses his transformation his music has underwent. Rocky can be seen encouraging the Atlanta native to do what makes him happy and co-signs his new music. A$AP Ferg also makes a brief cameo.
Revolt TV was on hand to cover Jhene Aiko’s recent listening party for the release of her new Sail Out EP. Take a look as the beautiful songstress makes her rounds throughout the event and smiles for the cameras. There’s also some footage included of Aiko treating everyone who came out to support her project with a live performance of “Space Jam.”
Just Blaze sits down with Revolt TV to break down how JAY Z’s “Public Service Announcement” came about and made the final cut of The Black Album. Watch as the super producer explains how he made the instrumental at during a mixing session at Battery Studios in only 10 minutes and brought it to JAY Z. Though technically the album was already considered completed, Blaze reflects on Hov scrapping “Looking At My S. Dot’s” off the project and replacing it with “Public Service Announcement.”
Revolt TV links up with 9th Wonder to get a full detailed break down on his contributions to JAY Z’s “Threats” which is featured on the New York native’s classic LP, The Black Album. 9th looks back after 10 years and speaks on Hov bringing him the idea to sample R. Kelly’s “A Woman’s Threat” with only 25 minutes to work. The former Little Brother DJ-producer opens up about the added pressure he faced with people like Freeway and Cedric The Entertainer coming in and out of the studio at the time. 9th Wonder also enlightens viewers and explains that JAY Z put together his album in only a month.
Waka Flocka stops by Revolt TV for an interview and touches on a number of topics which includes his growth as an artist, Trinidad James, Flockavelli 2 and much more. Waka kicks things off by touching on the transition of his career from “Hard In The Paint” to doing EDM tours with Steve Aoki. Flocka continued by explaining why he feels Hip Hop is now boring and plagued with too many politics. The New York bred rapper also shares his thoughts on Trinidad James’ recent New York rant and calls the Atlanta native disrespectful. Waka elaborated on the controversy by stating that James is now forced to watch his back in the city. Before heading out, Waka Flocka Flame speaks on Flockavelli 2, his label Brick Squad Monopoly and his new game app.
Revolt TV’s Sharon Carpenter jumps on Skype with Trinidad James for an exclusive interview to get the Atlanta native’s thoughts on the controversy surrounding his New York comments. James opens things up by clarifying that the message he was trying to convey on stage in Brooklyn was that he feels Atlanta runs New York radio. The “All Gold Everything” rapper shares the motivation behind his comment and explains that he blames the media for instigating the situation by only focusing on one excerpt. James goes on to say that he would never disrespect New York, his choice of words he used wasn’t what he really meant and more.