Episodes
Mozzy holds the keys to his city. Following a stream of releases, the Sacramento native has dropped his most celebrated work to date, Gangland Landlord. With the support of his town and his peers, Mozzy has his eyes set on hip hop domination. In the meantime, he talks about his new album, Kendrick Lamar, success, family, and more. Original Publication Date: 11/7/18 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Published 08/07/20
Young Dolph prides himself on being self made and self paid. After admitting to turning down a $22 million recording deal, the Memphis rapper released his latest LP, Role Model. Here, Dolph speaks on his independent success, family, near death experiences, and more! Original Publication Date: 10/31/18 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Published 07/31/20
Tay Keith’s a beat bully. Thanks to consistent collaborations with Drake, the Memphis producer has crafted some of the game’s biggest tracks, (“Look Alive,” “Never Recover,” “Nonstop,” “Sicko Mode”). Taking a break from his classes as a senior at Middle Tennessee State University, Keith talks about his breakout year, academics, collaborators and more. Original Publication Date: 10/25/18 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Published 07/24/20
When it comes to the business of music publishing, it gets no bigger than Jon Platt. Currently as the CEO/Chairman of Warner/Chappelle Music. With over 30 years in the game and roster that includes Jay-Z, Beyonce and Lil Wayne, Jon will receive the City of Hope’s Spirit of Life Award. Here, the Denver native and former DJ breaks down the mechanics of music publishing, songwriting, and more! Original Publication Date: 10/15/18 Learn more about your ad-choices at...
Published 07/17/20
Gunna and Lil Baby are dripping with success. Coming off the heels of their breakout hit, “Drip Too Hard” the duo have finally released their much anticipated album, Drip Harder. Here, the Atlanta natives speak on their chemistry, Young Thug mentorships, solo careers, and more. Original Publication Date: 10/5/18 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Published 07/10/20
6lack’s got a good head on his shoulders. Mainly because after chopping his signature dreadlocks the Atlanta native released his focused sophomore album, East Atlanta Love Letter. Accompanied by his daughter Syx, the rapper turnt crooner talks about his latest effort, fatherhood, touring, and why he’s better than his competition. Original Publication Date: 10/1/18 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Published 07/03/20
Jay Rock (Live at Made In America Festival) Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018 Original Publication Date: 9/1/18
Published 06/26/20
Sheck Wes, (Live at Made In America Festival) Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018
Published 06/17/20
Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018 Original Publication Date: 9/1/18
Published 05/01/20
Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018 Original Publication Date: 9/1/18
Published 04/24/20
Published 04/24/20
Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018 Original Publication Date: 9/1/18
Published 04/17/20
Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018 Original Publication Date: 9/1/18
Published 04/10/20
Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018 Original Publication Date: 9/1/18
Published 04/03/20
Freddie Gibbs doesn’t take himself too seriously. Inspired by the R&B legend Teddy Pendergrass, Gibbs took on a new persona with his latest album, Freddie. But make no mistake, Gangsta Gibbs sticks to the script with his hardcore rhymes and signature snarl. With Too $hort at the helm, Gibbs discusses his new album, exoneration, Bandana 2, sports and more! Live from the Sprint store in Inglewood, California. Original Publication Date: 7/19/18
Published 03/27/20
Will Smith’s resume speaks for itself. For over 30 years, West Philadelphia’s favorite son has conquered music, television, and film. But after stepping away from the booth, The Fresh Prince is dusting off his crown with freestyles and an insatiable social media following. On location in Budapest, Big Willie speaks on his new music, The Fresh Prince, box office success, family, and more!
Published 03/20/20
Westside Gunn’s music can’t be labeled. So much in fact that he christened his latest project with three names, Supreme Blientele, God Is The Greatest, Chris Benoit. But whatever you decide to call it, the Buffalo,NY native has earned the respect of his fans and peers. In 2017, Eminem caught wind and offered him a label deal for his Griselda imprint. Back downstate, Gunn speaks on his new album, acceptance, hometown support, culture and much more!
Published 03/11/20
J Prince has lived a life you could write a book on. In fact, the Rap-A-Lot founder has done that with his memoir, The Art & Science of Respect. Here, the Houston OG, discusses his background, forming his label, artists, hardships, and triumphs. Original Publication Date: 6/11/18
Published 01/10/20
Saba's creepin' on ah come up. Thanks to a rabid social media following his sophomore album, Care For Me one of the most lauded projects this year. But things weren't always this positive for the Chicago native. A year ago, his PIVOT Gang partner and cousin, John Walt, was murdered. Finding solace in his music, Saba turned tragedy into triumph. Here, Saba talks about his latest work, beats, rhymes, and life. Original Publication Date: 6/7/18
Published 01/04/20
As the frontman of The Roots, Black Thought has always been the center of attention. But now, he’s sharing the spotlight with producer 9th Wonder for his debut EP, Stream of Thoughts. Off mic, Thought’s taking care of business as well. Since 2014, he and The Roots have provided the sounds on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Show. He also organized this year’s Roots Picnic. Here, the talented Mr. Trotter discusses his latest project, Philly origins, Hot 97 freestyle, mainstream success and...
Published 01/03/20
Snoop Dogg knows the power of reinvention. 25 years after his landmark debut Doggystyle, Snoop flipped the script with his gospel album, Bible Of Love. But Tha Doggfather still has a foot in the secular world. In addition to his cooking show, Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party, he’s currently hosting the game show, The Joker’s Wild. Here, Snoop discusses his latest effort, legacy, Dr. Dre, Donald Trump, and more! Original Pub date – 5/29/18
Published 12/27/19
Murda Beatz is killing the game. Thanks to his Lauryn Hill sampled production, Drake earned his third number one with “Nice For What.” But Drizzy isn’t the only one getting laced. In 2017, the Canadian producer supplied Migos (“Motorsport,”) Travis Scott (“Butterfly Effect,”) and 2 Chainz (“It’s A Vibe; “4 AM.”) With his album Keep God First 2 penciled in for later this year, Murda Beatz talks about his chart topping hits, his Quality Control affiliation, family and more. Original Pub...
Published 12/20/19
Mark Pitts knows has talent. In fact, it’s been his expertise for over 20 years. During Bad Boy’s infancy, he managed The Notorious B.I.G. Following Biggie’s passing, The Brooklyn native formed ByStorm Entertainment and later introduced the world to Chris Brown, J.Cole, and Miguel. Despite being diagnosed with Bells Palsy, Pitts’ setback was met by a major comeback. He became President of Urban Music at RCA and shaped the careers of G-Eazy, SZA, Khalid, Goldlink and more. In a rare sit down,...
Published 12/13/19
T.I. is for the people. In the wake of Kanye West’s support of President Trump, the tandem shared their differences on the controversial, “Ye vs. The People.” Outside of politics, the trap music pioneer has his hands full. He’s nominated for a Tony Award and this summer is starring in Marvel's Ant-Man sequel. On the small screen, he’s gearing up for his BET reality series, "The Grand Hustle." Here, the Kang speaks on his recent guest feature, new album, diplomacy, and much more. Original...
Published 12/05/19
From breakups to makeups, Wale wears his heart on his sleeve. So it’s only fitting that MMG laureate waxes about his personal woes on his new EP, It’s Complicated. But relationship goals aren’t the only thing on Folarin’s mind. He barked at critics with “Staying Power” and matched J. Cole’s fire with “Groundhog Day”. Here, the D.C. native speaks on new music, independence, depression, love life, and more! Original Pub date – 4/2/18
Published 11/28/19