Swizz Beatz, hip hop recording artist, DJ, record producer, art collector, and entrepreneur came by Sway in the Morning with Chris Brancato, an American television and film writer and producer, to talk about their new series on Epix, The Godfather of Harlem.
The series takes place in the early 1960s, infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson returns from 10 years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles; with the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control.
During Sway’s sit-down, these two speak on the intersection of the civil rights movement with criminal organizations, working with DMX and Forest Whitaker on this project and some of the greatest producers. Continue reading “Swizz Beatz & Chris Brancato on the Making of “The Godfather of Harlem” | SWAY’S UNIVERSE”
Jerry Springer is back! Judge Jerry is the name of his newest show — an arbitration-based reality court show presided over by Jerry Springer, on NBC Universal.
While in-studio at shade 45, Jerry takes a look back at his career as a former lawyer, politician, news presenter, actor, producer, and musician — and shares with us that he never had to apply for any job (other than running as a mayor).
Watch as he gives legal advice to the citizens on Sway In The Morning and check your local listings to catch Judge Jerry on your TVs. Continue reading “Jerry Springer Gives Legal Advice to Citizens and Talks New Show “Judge Jerry” | SWAY’S UNIVERSE”
Tito Jackson stopped by Sway In The Morning to address Michael Jackson’s accusers. He also gave some classic stories of growing up in the Jackson household and talks new music.
Continue reading “Tito Jackson Respond’s To Michael Jackson’s Accusers | SWAY’S UNIVERSE”
Representing Detroit, Kash Doll came by Sway in the Morning to talk about her new music, squashing beef with Lil Kim, working with Iggy Azalea and her thoughts on female rappers adapting the name “Doll” in their name. Continue reading “Kash Doll on Squashing Beef with Lil Kim, Working with Iggy Azalea + New Music | SWAY’S UNIVERSE”
Steve Aoki came by our LA broadcast and talked about his new memoir, Blue: The Color of Noise, where he writes about his life and relationship with his father, Hiroaki “Rocky” Aoki, an Olympic-qualified wrestler who founded the famous Benihana restaurant chain. Continue reading “Steve Aoki Talks New Memoir, “Blue: The Color of Noise,” and Collab with Backstreet Boys”
Vice President A&R at Atlantic Records and award-winning producer, writer and artist, HitMaka joins us on Sway in the Morning.
Watch below as he opens up about the change in his name, the light conflict with Rob Markman and the story behind some of his biggest hits. Continue reading “HitMaka on His Biggest Hits, the Origin Behind His Name Change & Debuts New Music | SWAY’S UNIVERSE”
15 years later, Omarion dropped by shade 45 to talk about the B2K reunion, growth and new music on Sway In The Morning.
Continue reading “Omarion on B2K Reunion & Working Through Personal Issues + New Album | SWAY’S UNIVERSE”
Snoop Dogg dropped by Shade45 and explains to Whoo Kid his no money relationship with Dr. Dre, Running for president, and the warning shots he got from Trump in this hilarious interview on The Whoolywood Shuffle. Continue reading “Snoop Dogg Talks About Warning Call He Got From Trump”
4x NBA Champion, John Salley dropped by Sway in the Morning with his daughter, Tyla Salley, to drop some game.
It wasn’t basketball that the crew talked about, it was financial literacy, veganism, Generational Wealth, and investments.
Watch and take notes. Continue reading “John Salley & Daughter Talk Generational Wealth & Cannabis Investments | SWAY’S UNIVERSE”
The living legend, the one and only, Missy Misdemeanor Elliott graced Sway’s Universe with her presence, breaking down her momentous performance at the VMAs, prior to receiving the Michael Jackson Vanguard Award. Dedicating the electrifying show to the dance community everywhere and the next generation, Missy is grateful and humbled by her creativity and tremendous career. Continue reading “Missy Talks Untold Industry Tales, Marriage, Jay Z Epiphany + New Music”
Fresh off his VMA debut, Lil Nas X joined Sway’s Universe recapping the rise of his breakthrough year, and what’s to follow next. With two wins and nine nominations at the 2019 VMAs for ‘Old Town Road (Remix),’ the Georgia-native says that he’s pushing the head start he got to the fullest potential. Breaking records for the longest-running No.1 single, being acclaimed by Mariah Carey and other high-profile artists, it has been a humbling experience, which Lil Nas X affirms is about “[celebrating] the progress.” Choosing music over school was met with doubt and surprise from his parents, but Lil Nas X is moving through life focused on what’s next and what’s best for him.
Continue reading “Lil Nas X on Rising Success, VMAs, New EP ‘7’ | SWAY’S UNIVERSE”