Interviews

Pusha T Reveals How Raekwon’s ‘The Purple Tape’ Shaped Daytona

Pusha T Reveals How Raekwon’s ‘The Purple Tape’ Shaped Daytona

By | August 1, 2018 at 4:21 pm | No comments

Today marks the 23rd Anniversary of Raekwon’s classic album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx (commonly referred to as The Purple Tape). As a respectful nod to Raekwon, Pusha T delves into how The Purple Tape shaped his album DAYTONA, and expands on his own tribute lyrics “This Is...

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Exclusive Interview: Knytro Talks Jamaica, Family And Raekwon

Exclusive Interview: Knytro Talks Jamaica, Family And Raekwon

By | August 24, 2015 at 4:15 pm | No comments

Jamaican roots, British born and Orlando bred, rapper Knytro’s diversity doesn’t end there – a combination of classic hip-hop, electro-soul and reggae influences make up his unique sound and believe me when I say he’s going to be big! Signed to Chase & Status’...

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New Wave London With Hip-Hop Artist Banditsu

New Wave London With Hip-Hop Artist Banditsu

By | February 6, 2015 at 11:17 am | No comments

The last year has been an important one for UK rap music to say the least. From the emerging of young talent such as Little Simz to the growing recognition of grime artists both in the UK and even more impressively in the U.S, it is safe to say that the U.K rap scene is...

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Two-9 Turnt up At The Echoplex With Overdoz (Mini Interview)

Two-9 Turnt up At The Echoplex With Overdoz (Mini Interview)

By | December 27, 2014 at 10:58 pm | No comments

This past Halloween we got to catch up with the Two-9 crew based out of Atlanta at the Echoplex in LA before their Pay Attention Tour performance. Them boys wild as hell but cool as fuck. Here's a little recap snippet of the show and interview. - Nsilo Welsh Shot &...

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The Making of Mike Jones’ “Still Tippin’” f/ Slim Thug & Paul Wall

The Making of Mike Jones’ “Still Tippin’” f/ Slim Thug & Paul Wall

By | September 30, 2014 at 1:18 pm | No comments

Throughout the past couple of years Hip-Hop's airwaves have been dominated with the musical influence of Down South music. It's musical influence has put a huge spotlight on city's such as Houston Texas and Atlanta the have come up on the scene after years of being...

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Sango Discusses Touring, The Creative Process Behind Da Rocinha 2, North And Upcoming Projects

Sango Discusses Touring, The Creative Process Behind Da Rocinha 2, North And Upcoming Projects

By | September 4, 2014 at 5:03 pm | No comments

Sango, born Kai Wright, has built an impressive buzz off his experimental production style. The 22-year-old has garnered international recognition with his most recent release Da Rocinha 2, which infuses the baile funk sound from the favelas of Brazil with surprising hip...

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Noisey’s A$AP Rocky Documentary ‘SVDDXNLY’

Noisey’s A$AP Rocky Documentary ‘SVDDXNLY’

By | July 31, 2014 at 5:27 pm | No comments

In this addition of Noisey music, is an inside look into A$AP Rocky who has made a serious mark on the Hip-Hop culture as well as splashing heavily into the fashion scene in his early career. The episode is a sneak peek of the upcoming documentary of the young Lord that...

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A Discussion With G.L.A.M. On Her Artistic Inspiration And The Making Of Her Mixtape “The Feel”

A Discussion With G.L.A.M. On Her Artistic Inspiration And The Making Of Her Mixtape “The Feel”

By | June 2, 2014 at 4:14 pm | No comments

Poised to set the rap scene ablaze, Oakland, San Francisco native G.L.A.M. recently released her third fully independent mixtape, entitled "The Feel". Well received for her authentic emcee appeal, G.L.A.M. sat down with Illsociety to discuss what experiences helped...

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