Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Interviews

LL Cool J: The G.O.A.T. Speaks On His New Album And His Love Of Hip Hop

LL Cool J: The G.O.A.T. Speaks On His New Album And His Love Of Hip Hop

November 18, 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of LL Cool J ground breaking debut album Radio. Anchored by Rick Rubin’s bone crushing minimalist production, the then teenaged rapper set the music world on fire with an aggressive delivery and extensive vocabulary. Now on the verge of dropping his latest project G.O.A.T. 2, LL is entering [...]

October 17, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Features, Interviews 0

Clinton Sparks Explains How Not To Suck As An Artist

Clinton Sparks Explains How Not To Suck As An Artist

Our own KBX correspondent Liza Escobar with a helping hand from our guys at TheNEHipHop, spoke to Grammy nominated producer/DJ Clinton Sparks right before his dope set at the BUMF! He drops some gems on being a rising artist, though he’s far from one himself, with his ICONoclast EP, featuring 2 Chainz, Ty Dolla $ign, [...]

September 9, 2014 KBB Staff Features, Interviews, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

DON’T SLEEP: NEHipHop x KillerBoomBox Interviews w/DJ Nu-Mark And Chali 2na (of Jurassic 5) [VIDEOS]

DON’T SLEEP: NEHipHop x KillerBoomBox Interviews w/DJ Nu-Mark And Chali 2na (of Jurassic 5) [VIDEOS]

I ran into our peoples at NE Hip Hop out front at the final show of the Word Of Mouth Tour featuring Supernatural, Beat Junkies, Dilated Peoples & Jurassic 5 in the House Of Blues by chance and I was asked if I’d be willing to interview both DJ Nu-Mark and Chali 2na of Jurassic [...]

August 26, 2014 Dart Adams Features, Interviews, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

Killer Mike Drops Gems On Police Brutality And Civil Liberties

Killer Mike Drops Gems On Police Brutality And Civil Liberties

“If your government is in the murder business, you must do one of two things. You must rebel. Or you must leave. So what is it gonna be?” Killer Mike hit the studios of Power 105 and ended up having one of the Breakfast Club’s best interviews ever. Bigga has been one of the outspoken [...]

August 26, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Interviews 0

DJ Mars Reveals The History Of Mixtape Cover Art With New Book

DJ Mars Reveals The History Of Mixtape Cover Art With New Book

In hip-hop we’ve seen the mixtape transform from a compilation of the latest hits to an artist’s collection of unreleased originals. But one thing has remained constant; the need for great covers. Marshall “DJ Mars” Thomas has rocked clubs around the world in addition to being a touring DJ for artists like Keri Hilson or [...]

August 25, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Features, Interviews, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

Jeezy Talks Mike Brown And Ferguson With Combat Jack

Jeezy Talks Mike Brown And Ferguson With Combat Jack

With his 5th studio album, Seen It All: The Autobiography on the way, Jeezy sat down with Combat Jack for an in-depth talk about his life and newest project. They cover his relationship with Hov and his transition from the streets to the music game. But the conversation gets into some deeper ground when Jeezy [...]

August 21, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Interviews, Radio/Podcasts 0

Ne-Yo To Return To R&B Roots on ‘Non-Fiction’

Ne-Yo To Return To R&B Roots on ‘Non-Fiction’

Ne-Yo is now splitting his time between the boardroom and the recording booth now that he’s Senior VP of A&R at the newly revamped Motown Records. During a recent stop by Hot 97′s Ebro In The Morning he spoke on focusing his efforts in the area of artist development as an executive. The singer/songwriter also [...]

July 22, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Interviews 0

DON’T SLEEP: RBMA Radio x Bob Power: Fireside Chat w/ Bob Power [PODCAST]

DON’T SLEEP: RBMA Radio x Bob Power: Fireside Chat w/ Bob Power [PODCAST]

Bob Power is a special engineer. He’s also a musician and a producer with vision to match his legendary ears. The entire Native Tongues collective attributes him with being the reason their early projects were the best mixed things on Earth since Quincy Jones’ kids. If you want to understand exactly why he’s on Young [...]

July 11, 2014 Dart Adams Interviews, Radio, Radio/Podcasts 0

Ja Rule Thinks Some Artists Don’t Love Hip Hop

Ja Rule Thinks Some Artists Don’t Love Hip Hop

Now that he’s a fully free man Ja Rule is moving around promoting his new book Unruly: The Highs and Lows of Becoming a Man. A stop at Hot 97 to talk with Ebro, Laura and Rosenberg has him touching a lot of the same old note. He gets into the usual 50 Cent talk. [...]

July 7, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Interviews 0

Samantha J Interview On Ebro In The Morning

Samantha J Interview On Ebro In The Morning

Jamaican native Samantha J has been slowly building an audience for her pop-infused island music for a while now. She went by Hot 97 to talk about her growing buzz and ended up with a slot on the station’s big yearly reggae show. The young singer also spoke on her Jamaican heritage and even gave [...]

July 3, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Interviews 0