DJ Vlad has an over the phone interview with rapper Nelly and gets the St. Louis native to speak on his recent visit to the studio with Dr. Dre. In fact, Nelly explains that they weren’t collaborating for anything on his latest LP but rather for the Dre. Take a look as Nelly explains that he’s not sure what the music will be used for but does hint at a possible feature on the mysterious project which at this point feel more like an urban legend or a myth. As the conversation continued, Nelly opened on his feelings about the merging of country and Hip Hop, the Florida Georgia Line and more.
Juicy J brings cameras along as he continues to tour and stay busy out on the road. Follow along for an exclusive behind the scenes look at the Taylor Gang rapper and his crew as they make their way through Atlanta for a show with Mike WiLL Made It, shoot a music video in Memphis with Drake and Project Pat and cap things off over in Houston with some tasty Popeyes. While in town to also play a show, Juicy takes the opportunity to showcase his latest signee, Marcus Cruz.
Here’s an interesting compilation of footage chronicling DJ Khaled’s journey to create his new single “I Feel Like Pac/I Feel Like Biggie” over the span of a few individual studio sessions with Swizz Beatz, T.I. and Meek Mill. Watch as the We The Best Music Group head honcho speaks on finally having the opportunity to collaborate with his long-time friend Swizz Beatz and begins the recruitment process to fill in the verses on his new smash song. Go behind-the-scenes to see how it all came together and the type of work ethic that a single track can require.
Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at DMX’s and Rakim’s recent collaboration for “Don’t Call Me.” The visual picks up at No Mystery Studios with the artists as they lay down their respective verses with singer Shontelle taking the lead for the song’s hook. The visual actually plays out as a sort of in-studio performance of the track as it showcases each artist recording their contributions in full.
Jeezy and company release a new promotional visual for the Atlanta native’s upcoming album. The announcement for fans also comes with Jeezy’s first official single titled “In My Head” which will be featured on the unnamed project. In the video clip, take a look as Jeezy links up in the studio with Usher, Future and Ludacris and breaks down what type of music they can expect to hear on his latest offering.
In episode three of Juicy J’s Everyday Life webseries, the Taylor Gang artist brings the cameras along to capture his busy schedule while he handles an interview and photo shoot in New York, Afterwards, Juicy gets trippy in Los Angeles as he sits down with Crazy Mike to cook up some new music for the fans. Go behind-the-scenes in the studio with Juicy and get a sneak peek of some new tunes currently in the works that won’t be featured on his forthcoming Stay Trippy album.
So apparently the MPC is now an instrument and producer AraabMUZIK demonstrates for The Crosby Press how to freestyle on it. Take a look as the Rhode Island native goes to work for the cameras and demonstrates his talent for creating live beats on the drum machine with his rapid and rhythmic patterns he’s recognized for.
C.O.B. radio hosts Crooked I and Somayeh discuss a large studio debt recently acquired by rapper Busta Rhymes. As a result, the Cash Money artist is now being sued by Paramount studios for $70,000 after racking up 375 hours in booked studio time which has yet to be paid in full. Busta’s late night and early morning past due hours are believed to be accumulated from 2011 through the beginning of 2012. After devising a master plan, Crooked I shares with Somayeh and C.O.B. listeners a potential comedic solution for Busta’s money troubles with his assistance.
Frenchie links up with Xclusives Zone for a sit down interview in the studio. A number of topics are discussed including his new upcoming album Excuse My French, future plans and more. Take a look at the footy above to hear what he had to say.