Hilarity ensues as Nardwuar interviews the legendary Wu Tang Clan in British Columbia, Canada. Watch as the guys goes into depth explaining the back stories behind some of the gifts presented to them with classic movie posters and records. Also, listen as RZA drops some gems about the music industry.
Wayne Clark, a self made business man from Harlem appears on the third episode of “Living The Dream”. Better known as Wayno on social media platforms, he serves as a brand ambassador for Reebok, has his own clothing line Cool Mentality, is the founder for marketing and management company Triangle Offense, and is an A&R […]
In less than a week, Ab-Soul’s third studio album, These Days…, hits stores. He met Microphone Check hosts Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Frannie Kelley in Los Angeles two weeks before the release. After only one listen to the album, the three of them had a conversation about Ab’s high expectations of his audience and what […]
CNN Tonight’s Bill Weir profiles rappers Pusha T and No Malice, better known to the world as Clipse, in a provoking documentary. Watch as Weir follow the brother rapper duo through their hometown in Virginia. The piece focuses on how the Thornton brothers went from selling drugs to the top of the rap game, until […]
The rise of the rapper, singer and songwriter given the name Future when he was a teenager being fostered by the legendary Dungeon Family looks meteoric from the outside. In reality, the musician has reinvented himself a couple times, pored over his predecessors’ work and, he says, recorded more than 10 albums worth of songs. […]
While some spend time on the internet searching for fifteen minutes of fame through retweets and amounts of likes, others are using it to make a name for themselves utilizing the touch of a button flow of information. In an era when artists have found a way to break themselves as opposed to waiting on […]
As always, another great session from NPR’s Microphone Check series hosted by Ali Shaheed and Frannie Kelley, featuring Nas. Crazy conversations on classic hip-hop songs, ideas and how they were conceived. It’s been two decades since Illmatic was released, and he’s still here – and here in LA. On April 19, 1994, Columbia Records released […]