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DJ Khaled – Mogul Talk With Executive Producer Asahd Tuck Khaled

Khaled sits down with his Executive Producer Asahd Khaled for Mogul Talk. GRATEFUL available everywhere now. Read more

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Kap G Freestyle & Interview #XXLFreshmen

Kap G does his thing in his 2017 XXL Freshman freestyle. Kap G also opens up about his music and his movement in this 2017 XXL Freshman interview.
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Vince Staples Speaks On New Music, Respecting Bow Wow & Why Gangsta Lyrics Are Lame

Vince Staples Dropped By Power 105 and Speaks On New Music, Respecting Bow Wow & Why Gangsta Lyrics Are Lame on The Breakfast Club. Read more

Video: Von The General ft. Z100 “GEEK’D”

Von The General returns with his new single ‘GEEK’D’ which features Z100. The video which was shot by CBNOne Films will serve as the first single off his new EP dropping really soon. Read more

Jimmy Iovine Unedited: Discusses Cultural Appropriation, Death Row Records & Apple Music Challenges

Very seldom does Jimmy Iovine, Founder of Interscope Records & co-creator of Beats By Dre, step out and speak to the press for interviews. Today, Jimmy swings by Sway in the Morning to lay it all on the table.

Before Interscope, Jimmy was a rock producer and engineer for legends like John Lennon and Bruce Springsteen. So, the first time he really took a listen to hip-hop was when Suge Knight and Dr. Dre came to his office with The Chronic.

While in-studio, Iovine opened up some more by touching on the violence inside Death Row and Suge Knight’s desire for Dr. Dre to leave the label. From the structure of a label to allowing the artists to express themselves — despite the fury it brought on to the rest of the world — Iovine stood by his artists.

Watch below for more candid talk about “black music” and cultural appropriation from Iovine’s eyes. Plus, catch The Defiant Ones, directed by Allen Hughes on HBO, July 9th.
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Event: #DayTrill Pop-Up Shop Tomorrow + Friday 1p-7p

To prepare for Day Trill this weekend, stay silent is having a pop-up shop on Thursday + Friday. They’ll have some new merch for sale, games and a floaty lounge.

Trade Pop-Up
34 Governor St Providence, RI 02906
Thursday 6/29 + Friday 6/30 | 1PM – 7PM

They’ll probably be playing the new JAY-Z album

Pigalle’s Latest Basketball Court Design

Pigalle’s creative frontman Stéphane Ashpool flaunts a longstanding love affair with basketball having been documented in several different forms. From his rendition on the Nike Lebron 12 and creating a hoops film to a Nike Air Unlimited rework to proactively coaching kids, an integral part of Pigalle’s ethos is creating sportswear-inflicted garb with a keen focus set towards basketball. Another area the Parisian brand has gained notoriety for is its imaginative basketball court designs. The latest mockup sports a bold navy, purple, yellow/orange color scheme hitting both the floor and its surrounding walls. Standout attractions include the purple-stained backboard and the line-less key sitting directly beneath each basket. Read more

Film Director Allen Hughes Reveals Secrets about Dr. Dre & Death Row + Talks “The Defiant Ones”

Iconic film director, Allen Hughes joined Sway in the Morning for the second time. You may know his work from directing movies like; Menace II Society, Dead Presidents, The Book of Eli and more — and now he’s back to talk about his newest piece of work — The Defiant Ones. A four-part documentary series that tells the stories of Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre.

While on Sway in the Morning, Hughes opened up about stories we never knew about in Hip-Hop’s heyday.

Watch below and catch The Defiant Ones on July 9 on HBO. Read more

Video: Future “Right Now”

Future revisits his E.T. project to give us the official video for ‘Right Now’. Directed by The Shootrr. Read more

Wale Breaks Down “Fashion Week” Lyrics & Meaning on #Verified

Wale teamed up with G-Eazy for one of his latest album SHINE’s leading singles ‘Fashion Week.’ The DMV MC took inspiration from the fashion shows he went to during his time at two HBCUs. He and G-Eazy trade bars over Christian Rich production about taking women out on the town, but Wale’s not exactly looking for love these days. Read more

Salute the DJ – Episode 2: Rap on the Radio

On this episode of “Salute The DJ” Funk Flex, Enuff and DJ Chuck Chillout discuss when hip hop started playing on the radio. Read more

Lecrae Doesn’t Want To Be Labeled A Christian Rapper

Lecrae dropped by Power 106 and talks new music, who inspires him, and how he doesn’t want to be held by a Christian Rap genre label on The Cruz Show. Read more

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