Hip Hop Interviews

Even As A Raiders Fan, Too $hort Has The Perfect Opinion Of Colin Kaepernick's Protests

On his 30th year in the game, Short Dog catches up with DX contributor Dana Scott to give his take on 510 history in the past (Freddy B and those early albums) and current (such as the Raiders leaving for Vegas and anyone who's sitting for the National Anthem). It's an Oakland thang, baby.

Lecrae On Ferguson Riots: "We've Forgotten The Government Works For Us"

Exclusive: With his "Anomaly" album on the way, Lecrae explains balancing family, faith and what it means to be a true leader.

Meet The Young L.A. Producer Whose Beats Brought Out The Old Kanye

#DXCLUSIVE: “After the first beat, Kanye told me to play more."

Slimkid3 Explains How Brian Austin Greene & Korn Aided The Pharcyde’s Rift

#DXCLUSIVE: Tre also breaks down the difference between "Bizarre Ride II" and "Labcabincalifornia."

Could Bay Area Slaps & UK Rap Hybrids Be The Future? Joe Blow Thinks So

#DXCLUSIVE: His "Bridge the Gap" album looks to bring more fans from across the pond.

DAX Reveals Why He Wants To Sign With A Major Label In 2019

#DXCLUSIVE: “I'm going to be one of the biggest Hip Hop artists eventually."

How Fredo Bang Used His Jail Stint To Get His Bars Up

#DXCLUSIVE: The "Bangman Challenge" rapper is ready for the next level.

Brittney Taylor Talks Female Unity In Hip Hop & Making 2019 Her Year

#DXCLUSIVE: The "Love & Hip Hop: NY" model and muse is moving into Hip Hop.

DJ Self On "Love & Hip Hop," Being An Entrepreneur & Modern DJ Culture

#DXCLUSIVE: DJ Self encourages up-and-comers to think outside the box.

Killer Mike Talks Capitalism, New Netflix Series & His "Billionaire Mindset"

#DXCLUSIVE: The jewels runner is now the host of a new Netflix series, "Trigger Warning With Killer Mike."

Producer 183rd Talks ”Uptown” Project & The Importance Of Artist Development

#DXCLUSIVE: “I think cats need to be taught how to make a living, first,” 183rd says.

Surve Talks New Tinmak3K Single & "Spreading Love"

#DXCLUSIVE: The Louisiana native talks working with heavy hitters on his first time out.

Sa-Roc Opens Up About Self-Harm, Self-Doubt & Ultimately Self-Love

#DXCLUSIVE: The "Sharecropper's Daughter" talks about her forthcoming album and the changing landscape for women.

E.D.I. Mean Recalls Tupac's Murder & Dubs Suge Knight's Fate "A Cautionary Tale"

#DXCLUSIVE: The Outlawz MC also talks about his new "Hope Dealer Pt. 2" solo album and using music as therapy.

"Bird Box" Cast Discusses Fear, Inspiration & Family

#DXCLUSIVE: Sanda Bullock, Trevante Rhodes and more speak on the captivating Netflix film.

Russell Simmons Vets LL Cool J's Rock Hall Snubs & Kurtis Blow's "Christmas Rappin'"

Hip Hop's Dalai Lama recalls his entrance to the music business in 1979, and discusses the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame being hard as hell to let in Uncle L.

DJ Kay Slay Says He's "Hater Proof" Because He Enjoys "Making Generational Connections"

#DXCLUSIVE: The legendary DJ says he creates movements by connecting rappers of different genres.

Stro Elliot Shares How The Roots & DJ Jazzy Jeff Prepped His "Jimmy Fallon" Gig

#DXCLUSIVE: The Big Apple has been kind to the former military brat.

Surviving The Bad Boy Curse: “Crush On You” Producer Andreao Heard Talks Career & New Label

From Biggie to Michael Jackson, the man has had quite a career.

Trev Rich On His "Spider-Verse" Glory & Joe Budden's "Rap Star Boot Camp"

#DXCLUSIVE: The former Cash Money signee has his sights set on publishing.

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