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Tiny & T.I’s Daughter Zonnique Speaks on Solo Music Career, Family & Sings Live

Zonnique, the heir to the thrown speaks on coming out of her famous parents’ shadows and making a name for herself.
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Jennifer Hudson Sings Along with Sway + Speaks on Her New Album, “Remember Me” & New Netflix Role

Jennifer Hudson dropped by Shade 45 for an interview on Sway In The Morning. She speaks on her new album Remember Me, her new Netflix role. Read more

DJ Kayslay Interviews Troy Ave on Shade45

Troy Ave dropped by Shade45 and chopped it up with DJ Kayslay & Jazzie Belle on StreetSweeper radio to build about his new project coming out titled NUPAC, he then hops on behind the boards and DJ’s for a few and then speaks about the comparisons he says that fans make with him and 2Pac.
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Rob Gronkowski & Mojo Rawley Freestyle over Biggie’s “Hypnotize” with DJ Whoo Kid

DJ Whoo Kid recently had his close friends and Super Bowl Champ Rob Gronkowski and WWE Battle Royal Champ Mojo Rawley on his Shade 45 show “The Whoolywood Shuffle” to continue the party from last years cruise. And in perfect Gronk fashion, we got him to [attempt a] freestyle on the spot over Biggie’s ‘Hypnotize’ beat with Whoo Kid and Mojo providing the ad-libs.

Also, below is the full interview where they spoke on Wrestlemania, whether or not he’ll [Gronk] be cleared to participate in the upcoming OTA’s, partying with Rick Ross after the Super Bowl and was surprised when Rozay started puking all over the DJ booth, and Mojo says the whole WWE community wants a piece of Conor McGregor after this recent comments towards the organization. Read more

CyHi The Prynce – 5 Fingers of Death Freestyle

CyHi The Prynce drops by Shade 45 and takes on the 5 Fingers of Death and spazzes on every beat on Sway In The Morning. Read more

Ray Liotta Speaks on Relationship with J.Lo, “Shades of Blue,” and Explains Oscar Mishap

The great, Ray Liotta stops by Sway in the Morning for the second time, and opens up about the second season of Shades of Blue. After rolling out a detailed story of the first season, Liotta also talks about both his on-camera and real-life relationships with Jennifer Lopez.

Sway and Liotta bond while sharing stories together about their daughters, when Sway mentions his daughter hasn’t seen The Goodfellas movie — something this actor can’t get over.

Watch below for all this and more. Catch Shades of Blue on Sundays at 10p ET on NBC. Read more

Memphis Bleek Speaks on Loyalty to Jay Z, Kanye West, New Label + Manolo Rose Freestyles


Memphis Bleek & Manolo Rose dropped by Shade 45 for an interview with Sway and the crew on Sway In The Morning. Bleek speaks on his loyalty to Hov, Kanye West and his new label. Manolo Rose also freestyles. Read more

G Herbo Speaks on Tupac Influence + Breaks Down Lyrics on Sway in the Morning

Chi-town’s, G Herbo swings by Sway in the Morning and blesses us with a dose of his motivational spirit and philosophical mindset, plus he breaks down Strictly 4 My Fans mixtape.

Just with the name of his project alone, Sway jumps into a comparison with Pac on his Strictly 4 My N****a album — which Herbo admits had an influence on the naming of the mixtape. But Sway goes in depth and adds an extra level of comparison with their similar hip-hop spirit.

A born leader, Herbo elaborates on how he trusts his intuition and choosing excellence. Watch as he lends advice on keeping a consistent grind and breaks down some of his hottest lyrics. Read more

Phresher Performs Live + Breaks Down the Independent Game

Energy was on 10 when Phresher joined Sway and the crew on Shade45. Before hopping into their In-Studio Concert Series, this young MC opened up about the independent game and broke down how it’s done. From recouping his money to hiring homies and the positive perspective and attitude that’s mandatory to make it in the game — he covers it all.

While in-studio, Phresher dropped quality gems and humbly recites other rappers’ renditions of his ‘Wait a Minute’ smash – from Cardi B, Cassidy and Royce Da 5’9. Read more

Keyshia Cole Speaks on Recently Meeting her Famous Father, State of R&B & Craziest DMs in Inbox


Oakland is in building! Keyshia Cole dropped by Sway in the Morning and gave some incredible insight into her life. Starting off with a bang, Cole reveals the crazy story behind learning who her Father is. 34 years later, she took a paternity test that confirmed boxing trainer for Andre Ward, Virgil Hunter is in fact her biological dad. Thrilled to finally meet her Father, she details the moment they finally met, and how their relationship is looking now.

Speaking about relationships, Keyshia dives deep and leads us into her recent heartbreak and opens up about single-life, her 6-year old son and how a “regular” guy should approach her. With courage floating around the studio, our very own DB and OQ shoot their shot — quickly & hilariously getting shot down by Ms. Cole.

Elaborating on monogamy, she touches on the time she cheated and why she’d never do it again, and what she’s looking for in a man.

Circling back around on her music, Keyshia Cole touches on the current state of R&B, her new album, 1111 Reset, and what you can expect from it.

Watch below and learn what the craziest DM she’s ever gotten and how she handled it. Read more

NFL Champion James White on His Super Bowl LI Winning TD


New England Patriots RB James White Dropped By Shade 45 and Speaks on His Winning TD in Super Bowl LI on Sway In The Morning. Read more

Laverne Cox Breaks Down Transgender Mystery + GRAMMYs and Metallica Backlash


Actress, producer and LGBTQ advocate, Laverne Cox joined us on Sway in the Morning for a fun, light hearted & informative conversation.

Starting the conversation by acknowledging the elephant in the room, Sway brings up the moment these two awkwardly met for the first time – which Ms. Cox hilariously had no recollection of.

While in-studio Laverne breaks down her GRAMMYs introduction speech and goes into detail regarding the Metallica backlash she faced after accidentally forgetting to mention their name in their live performance with Lady Gaga.

Digging deeper, they asked some very frequently asked questions, like, what’s the difference between Transgender and Transexual? Or, the difference between Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

Watch below for more, plus enjoy the exclusive story from Laverne about almost being in Beyonce’s ‘Sorry’ video. Read more

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