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Big K.R.I.T.: The Backroom Freestyle

2 May

Big Krit is the latest rapper to take part in 106 & Park’s The Backroom Freestyle series. Check out his dope freestyle up above and watch him break down his latest mixtape with Fuse after the jump.  Continue reading

Nardwuar vs ?uestlove

2 May

Nardwuar caught up with The Roots’ very own ?uestlove for a new interview.  Check out the 46-minute interview up above.

Video: Episode 6 of Daft Punk’s “The Collaborators,” Featuring Chilly Gonzales

30 Apr

For the latest edition of Daft Punk’s “The Collaborators,” a series of interviews with the artists featured on the band’s forthcoming album, Random Access Memories. Gonzalez goes into why he ignored his usual sentiment about collaborating with other artists, the importance of harmony and melody in a song, and explains why “the robots” work with other artists. See the interview above.

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Mac Miller Returns To The Breakfast Club

29 Apr

Mac Miller made his return to The Breakfast Club for an interview.  He talks about Mac Miller and The Most Dope Family getting picked up for a second season, Watching Movies with The Sound Off and much more. Check out the first part of the interview above and part two below.  Continue reading

Mike Golden and Friends: Road to Tequilaco (Part 1)

29 Apr

Mike Golden and Friends have released the first episode of their new Road to Tequilaco series.  Check out their creative process for their new record Tequilaco and concert footage shot by Mikhail Berlin up above.

Spenzo Visits The Breakfast Club

25 Apr

Spenzo made the trip out to New York to visit The Breakfast Club to talk about the violence in Chicago, his relationship with LEP Bogus Boys and much more. Check out the clip above.

Video: Episode 5 of Daft Punk’s “The Collaborators,” Featuring Panda Bear

24 Apr

In the latest episode of Daft Punk’s “The Collaborators” Series, we see Panda Bear (of Animal Collective) open up about how he first got into Daft Punk, how “the robots” denied remixing any of his work despite his requests but that would lead to their collaborating on this new album, and the honor of being a featured artist on Random Access Memories.

See the video above.

Pharrell Talks About New Music with Hot 97’s Angie Martinez

22 Apr

Pharrell stopped by the Hot 97 studios to visit Angie Martinez to talk about the success of his new record with Daft Punk and his track with Robin Thicke. Pharrell goes on to talk about Jay-Z’s new album, working with Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Busta Rhymes and many more. Check out the interview above.

Bonus: Check out Pharrell’s 40-minute (!!) interview with Peter Rosenberg after the jump.  Continue reading

John Legend Visits The Breakfast Club

20 Apr

John Legend made his first trip to The Breakfast Club show earlier this week. He talks about touring, his record label, working with Kanye West on his new album and much more. Check out the interview up above and be on the lookout for his new album later this year.

Break Down: J. Cole Explains “Power Trip” Production

18 Apr

J. Cole has released some footage of him recreating the production for his latest hit, “Power Trip.” Cole also talks about playing the beat for No I.D., not wanting to add Miguel to the song initially and much more in the clip. Check it out above and pick up “Power Trip” on iTunes.