AUDIO: Kanye West Goes Off On Sway Calloway During Interview


Sway Calloway hosted Kanye West this morning on his Shade 45 radio show and needless to say things got a little crazy.  As Kanye opened up about his aspirations to break in the fashion industry on a large scale, Calloway proposed the question as to why the rapper doesn’t start small and fund his own dream.  As a result, Yeezus lost it and got real aggressive in his tone as he repeatedly claimed that Calloway didn’t have the answers to his problems and didn’t know what he was talking about.  Take a listen to the shouting match as Sway attempted to calm the atmosphere in the room and encourage Ye to chill out on several occasions.

VIDEO: Rich Homie Quan Talks Raising His Prices, Being An Indie Artist, ‘That’s Rite 2’ w/ DJ Drama + More


Rich Homie Quan recently stopped by Shade 45 to keep Sway Calloway and Heather B up-to-date with all the moves he’s been making the game as of late.  Quan opens up about his forthcoming collaborative mixtape with DJ Drama, That’s Rite 2: Feed The Streets, and clarifies that he’s an independent artist despite reports that he signed with Def Jam.  However, Rich Homie Quan made it clear that at some point in his career he does hope to sign on the dotted line in order to reach a wider audience.  The rapper also bragged about his continued success which has helped in justifying the rise in his prices for features and live performances.  Take a look as Quan reveals that he plans to no longer release free mixtapes, speaks on his working relationship with 2 Chainz and weighs in on Trinidad James’ controversial Atlanta-New York comments.

VIDEO: Krondon – Toca Tuesdays Freestyle


Strong Arm Steady’s Krondon continues to make his promotional run’s throughout New York and this time the rapper heads to Shade 45 for a sit down and freestyle with Tony Touch.  Check out Krondon get behind the microphone and demonstrate his skills as he spits some off-the-top rhymes for listeners tuning in.  Krondon’s new remastered project, Everything’s Nothing, is now available and can be purchased over on iTunes.

VIDEO: Skee Lo Talks Being A “One-Hit-Wonder” + More On Sway In The Morning


Skee Lo catches up with Sway Calloway and Heather B and fills everyone in on what he’s been up to.  The rapper touches on his early days as a personality on MTV, his dedicated cult following and being nominated for multiple Grammy’s in the past for his debut album.  The “I Wish” rapper also stresses the importance for artist’s to own their publishing and admits he made millions of his number one hit.  Skee Lo got into details about his record label and explains why he chooses to educated his artists and give them all the knowledge they need to know about working in the music industry.

VIDEO: Troy Ave – Toca Tuesdays Freestyle


New York’s rising talent, Troy Ave, recently paid a visit to Shade 45 satellite radio to chop it up with Tony Touch about his new album and also hopped on the microphone for an exclusive freestyle.  Check out Harry Powder in action as he tackles Pusha T’s “Numbers On The Boards” instrumental and pulls out his trusty phone to share a few bars for listeners tuning in.  Troy Ave’s New York City: The Album is now available.

VIDEO: T-Pain Talks Taking A Break From Music, Kanye West, “Up Down” w/ B.O.B. + More


T-Pain stops by Sway In The Morning on Shade 45 for an interview with hosts Sway Calloway and Heather B.  Calloway makes sure to open things up by crediting T-Pain with his contributions to the music industry and reminds listeners of how crucial he was in revolutionizing how artist’s record.  The rapper-singer continued by explaining why he chose to take a vacation away from music and reflects on being forced to try something different after Snoop Dogg released “Sexual Seduction.”  T-Pain also spoke on his contributions to Kanye West’s LP, 808’s and Heartbreaks, and touches on his upcoming album, The Phoenix.  Pain gives listeners insight behind his new DJ Mustard produced single “Up Down” featuring Atlanta’s Bobby Ray, explains why his collaborative project with Lil Wayne was scraped and so much more.

VIDEO: Isaiah Rashad – Toca Tuesdays Freestyle


TDE’s new signee, Isaiah Rashad, continues to make his presence felt over on the East Coast as the rapper continues his promotional run through New York.  This time the Chattanooga emcee links up with Tony Touch on Shade 45 for an interview and exclusive freestyle.  Check out the young rapper in action as he goes off-the-top for an impromptu freestyle that lasts close to three minutes over Hi-Tek’s “Round and Round” instrumental.

VIDEO: Bun B On Sway In The Morning + Freestyle


Bun B heads to Shade 45 radio for an exclusive interview with Sway Calloway and Heather B for Sway In The Morning.  The Rice University instructor speaks on his course curriculum and breaks down what students take away from his class.  The Trill O.G. breaks down the difference between rap music and hip hop culture, materialism and admits that Houston is currently in a state of identity crisis.  The rapper also gets into details with the morning crew about his distinctive delivery and voice.  Later in the interview the UGK emcee takes a moment to drop a few bars off-the-top for listeners tuning in.

VIDEO: Kool G Rap Co-Signs Papoose’s “Control” Response + More


Kool G Rap stops by Shade 45 radio to talk with Sway and Heather B.  Take a look as the legendary emcee takes a couple calls from fans and reminisces with Calloway on their special collaboration for “The Anthem” back in 1999.  Friend of Kool G Rap and fellow New York artist, Papoose, decided to call in and show some love live on the air.  Pap also gave listeners insight into how far the two go back.  Before letting Papoose off the line, Kool G took the opportunity to publicly co-sign Pap’s “Control” response aimed at Kendrick Lamar and weighed in on the matter.