INTERVIEWS

Hip Hop, Rap Interviews:

# GENERAL STEELE - WELCOME TO BUCKTOWN
Steele drops Welcome To Bucktown, talks Brooklyn culture, Pete Rock / Smif N Wessun collabo LP.
# PAUL WALL - FAST LIFE
Paul Wall talks Houston Hip-Hop, new LP, working with Travis Barker and more.
# ILLUMINATI X BALKAN BEASTS
Hailing from Serbia, Illuminati X rises from the ashes of civil war to forge their own brand of Hip-Hop.
# CAPONE-N-NOREAGA CHANNEL 10
The legendary Queens, New York duo drops third LP, talks Hip-Hop and more.
# T RODGERS CO-FOUNDER OF THE BLOODS
An interview with the co-founder of one of America 's most infamous street gangs.
# BRUCE GEORGE THE BANDANA REPUBLIC
Co-founder of Def Poetry Jam compiles diverse writing of gang members into new book.
# B- REAL SMOKE N MIRRORS
The legendary Cypress Hill frontman talks new solo album, police brutality and much more.
# Y-LOVE KABBALISTIC VERSES
Brooklyn based MC draws on ancient Jewish texts for inspiration, talks Hip-Hop, new projects.
# CAPPADONNA SLANG PROSTITUTION
The Wu-Tang MC talks new LP and offers insights on life, Hip-Hop and his plans for the future.
# HYPHEN-ONE – MAN OF TALENTS
New Jersey based MC, beatboxer and fine artist reflects on life in Hip-Hop, talks new projects.
# RAEKWON – CUBA ON MY MIND
Rae offers insights into the early days of Wu-Tang, talks Cuban Linx II and alleged beef with Biggie.
# JEDI MIND TRICKS – A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE
Underground Hip-Hop icon Vinnie Paz talks new Jedi Mind Tricks LP, Hip-Hop and more.
# TOO SHORT – TOWN BIZNESS
The Oakland godfather talks new group, pimping hoes and how he got started in rap.
# JIWE – WAR OF THE BLOODS
Bloods member Dashaun “Jiwe” Morris offers youth an alternative outlook on street life.
# SADAT X – GENERATION X
The veteran MC talks new solo album as well as forthcoming Brand Nubian LP.
# KOTTONMOUTH KINGS – GOING GREEN
Kottonmouth Kings front man Brad X talk new album, Hip-Hop and punkrock fusion and much more!
# KAM – WEST COAST REVOLUTIONARY
Kam talks new project with MC Eiht and Goldie Loc, Barack Obama candidacy and much more.
# SEN DOG – DIARY OF A MAD DOG
Sen Dog talks new solo LP, rap critics, Cypress Hill, immigrating to the US from Cuba and more.
# KID CAPRI – THE TREATMENT
The legendary DJ talks new label, Def Comedy Jam, touring with Rakim and more.
# DJ REVOLUTION – KING OF THE DECKS
DJ Revolution talks new album, DJ culture, The Wake Up Show and much more.
# GREED – SIXX FIGURES
Los Angeles MC talks Hip-Hop, gang violence and taking the independent route in music.
# PRODIGY – FROM INSIDE THE CAGE
From behind bars Prodigy talks future plans, Mobb Deep history, Barack Obama and more.
# YOUNG MAYLAY - GUARDING THE WEST
Young Maylay drops new mixtape, talks West Coast Hip-Hop, working with King T, DJ Pooh and more.
# AZ – NIGGA 4 LIFE
AZ talks new N.4.L [Niggaz 4 Life] mixtape, Obama candidacy and staying fresh to death!
# ONYX - RETURN OF THE MADFACE
Onyx talks '90's Hip-Hop, new album, Jam Master Jay, fusing rap and rock 'n' roll and much more!
# OKTAYNE – COMING UP IN ‘08
Bay Area MC talks about the in and outs of the rap game for Hip-Hop’s current generation of artists.
# G UNIT – TERMINATE ON SIGHT
Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo talk new G Unit album and assess the present state of Hip-Hop.
# ICE T – ORIGINAL GANGSTER!
The legendary godfather of gangsta rap talks Hip-Hop, heavy metal, acting and more.
# GRANDMASTER FLASH – CROSS THE FADER
The legendary DJ and Hip-Hop icon reflects on some history and looks towards the future.
# DADDY YANKEE – TALENTO DE BARRIO
The reggaeton megastar talks new movie and soundtrack, explains reggaeton history and much more.
# DEL - BACK IN THE CHAMBER
The Funky Homosapien drops brand new LP, reflects back on career, musical influences and more.
# SHEEK LOUCH – SILVERBACK GORILLA
Sheek talks new solo album, Lox reunion, ringtone rappers and much more.
# GURU & SOLAR – CORNER PROPHECIES
Guru and Solar drop new Jazzmatazz mixtape, talk Hip-Hop, the Grammys and more, a must read!
# PETE ROCK - SOUL BROTHER #1
The legendary producer reflects back on his career, discusses new projects and much more.
# MC LYTE - AIN'T NO OTHER
One of the greatest female MCs of all time talks new projects, Hip-Hop and more.
# PRODIGY - FREE P!
P talks new album, H.N.I.C. 2, new business ventures as well as his impending jail bid.
# STYLES P – SUPER GANGSTER (EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMAN)
Styles talks new album, Lox reunion, Ruff Ryders, his love for Hip-Hop and much more.
# CORMEGA - WHO AM I?
The Queensbridge icon, talks new DVD , beat CDs, and of course, Hip-Hop.
# SMIFF-N-WESSUN - BUCKTOWN BOOT CAMP
Tek and Steele talk new album, Boot Camp Click history and much more.
# MC MILK DEE – STILL TOP BILLIN
Milk Dee breaks down the ins and outs of the Hip-Hop game, talks new and past projects.
# GRANDMASTER CAZ – AND IT DON’T STOP
The Hip-Hop icon and pioneer talks Hip-Hop history, current projects and much more.
# BIZARRE – BLUE CHEESE ‘N’ CONEY ISLAND
D-12 vet Bizarre talks new album, Detroit Hip-Hop, favorite foods and much more.
# EDO G – SPECIAL TEAMZ
Edo G joins forces with Jaysaun & Slaine to form Boston group Special Teamz backed by Duck Down.
# NYG’Z– DJ PREMIER LAUNCHES NEW GROUP
DJ Premier is set to produce an entire Hip-Hop album for the first time in years. Check for the NYG’z!
# CRAZY LEGS - ROCK STEADY CREW FOR LIFE
The b-boy icon talks Hip-Hop, Rock Steady Crew history and sheds light on politics in NYC.
# KEITH MURRAY - RAP-MURR-PHOBIA (FEAR OF REAL HIP-HOP)
The Def Squad rhyme vet talks new album, jail stint, alleged battle with Big Daddy Kane & more.
# DRAY OF DAS EFX- STRIGGITY STRAIGHT OUT DA SEWER
Dray talks solo career, current state of Hip-Hop and covers some Das EFX history.
# MR. J. MEDEIROS – OF GODS AND GIRLS
Mr. J talks new LP, street cred and redefining what it means to be a “man” in Hip-Hop.
# DJ SCRATCH - CUTTIN' UP THE GAME
DJ Scratch recounts two decades in Hip-Hop, talks Hip-Hop longevity, EMPD reunion and more.
# CHIP FU - RING THE ALARM
Former Fu-Schnickens' front man talks Hip-Hop, preparing his solo debut LP and more.
# CAPPADONNA - CAPPATALIZE
Wu-Tang Clan's Cappadonna talks Hip-Hop, upcoming projects, new Wu-Tang album and more.
# TIMEA NAGY – PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE
New project aims to use Hip-Hop in communicating a positive message to at-risk youth.
# JOELL ORTIZ - BROOKLYN WINS
Brooklyn's own Joell Ortiz talks Hip-Hop, signing with Dr. Dre and new album.
# GHOSTFACE KILLAH & SHAWN WIGS - POKERFACE
Ghostface Killah and Wigs play their cards right, talk new Hip-Hop poker website.
# MC SHAN - QUEENS REIGNS SUPREME
The Queensbridge legend returns with a brand new album, talks Hip-Hop, battle with KRS One.
# JUGGAKNOTS - USE YOUR CONFUSION
The Juggaknots are back with a brand new album, straight from the Boogie Down Bronx.
# TYRESE - HIP-HOP ALTER EGO
Tyrese talks about his MC alter ego of Black TY and his forthcoming Hip-Hop and R&B double album.
# SWOLLEN MEMBERS - BLACK MAGIC
Prevail talks new Swollen Members album, Canadian Hip-Hop and touring with Black Eyed Peas.
# PROPAYNE - DEEP BLUE
E.O.W.'s ProPayne talks new album, growing up in Alphabet City, European Hip-Hop and more.
# MAC MINISTER - THE MINISTER OF DEFENSE
Incarcerated and awaiting trial for two murders, Mac Minister talks about his ordeal and his new LP.
# X-CLAN - RETURN FROM MECCA
X-Clan's Brother J discusses the group's first new album in nearly fourteen years.
# BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY - THUG STORIES
Layzie Bone talks new Bone Thugs-N-Harmony album, future projects.
# METHOD MAN - THE DAY AFTER
Mr. Mef talks new album, Wu-Tang reunion and comic books.
# B-LEGIT - BLOCK MOVEMENT
B-Legit The Savage talks new album and covers some Bay Area Hip-Hop history.
# VERBAL THREAT- THE GOLDEN ERA
Kool Sphere and Rappond to drop new LP, working with DJ Premier, Da Beatminerz & Kool G Rap.
# OBIE TRICE - SECOND ROUND'S ON ME
Obie talks new album, Detroit Hip-Hop and more.
# JURASSIC 5 - FEEDBACK
Chali 2na talks new J5 album, Dave Matthews collabo and covers some Jurassic 5 history.
# DAZ - SO SO GANGSTA
Daz Dilinger talks new album, DPGC and his affinity for Donald Goines novels.
# SAGOL 59 - HIP-HOP IN THE LINE OF FIRE
Israeli MC talks Hip-Hop, mid-east conflict and first ever collabo between Israeli and Palestinian MCs.
# DA REAL CHOPPA - COMING BACK HOME
The former No Limit affliate teams with pound for pound boxing king Roy Jones Jr. to drop new album.
# SEAN PRICE - JESUS PRICE SUPERSTAR
Sean P talks new album, Boot Camp resurgence and the long awaited return of Heltah Skeltah.
# BONE CRUSHER - SOUTHERN GORILLA
Bone Crusher talks new album, Atlanta Hip-Hop history, weight loss and more.
# DJ SPOOKY - RHYTHM SCIENCE
Spooky details Hip-Hop's Jamaican roots, talks new compilation CD.
# KURUPT - THA DOGG POUND RETURNS
Young Gotti talks new Dogg Pound album, DPG reunion.
# LENNY DEE - BROOKLYN HARDCORE
The hardcore techno legend talks new label and covers some Industrial Strength history.
# DISCO D - GRINGO LOUCO
Disco D talks Brazillian Hip-Hop, working with Kevin Federline and his Detroit rave scene roots.
# THE PROCUSSIONS - 5 SPARROWS FOR 2 CENTS
The Procussions are leading the resurgence of Rawkus Records, hear what they have to say.
# RAMPAGE - HAVE YOU SEEN?
The Flipmode Squad's lieutenant talks new album, Busta Rhymes and some Flipmode history.
# GURU & SOLAR - TALIKIN' ALL THAT JAZZ
We talk to Guru & Solar as the duo prepares to release the fourth installment of Jazzmatazz.
# KOOL KEITH - NOGATCO RD
Kool Keith talks new album, Ultramagnetic MCs and extraterrestrial life.
# UNCLE LUKE - MY LIFE & FREAKY TIMES
The legendary 2 Live Crew front man talks new book.
# SAN QUINN - THE ROCK
San Quinn talks new album, Bay Area Hip-Hop and more.
# CLINTON SPARKS - TOUCH THE SKY
Clinton talks DJing, radio show and new album.
# B.G. - THE HEART OF THA STREETZ
The former Hot Boy talks new album, reunion with Mannie Fresh and Ca$h Money.
# CANIBUS - DEF CON ZERO
Canibus talks new album, military service and Hip-Hop today.
# DILATED PEOPLES - 20/20
We talk new album and some Hip-Hop with Rakaa, Evidence and DJ Babu.
# TERMANOLOGY - OUT THE GATE
Termanology talks new street LP, working with DJ Premier and much more.
# YUKMOUTH - MILLION DOLLAR MOUTHPIECE
Yuk talks new album, G-Unit beef and explains what sets Oakland apart from other cities.
# CHRISTIÓN - PROJECT PLATO
KennI Ski and T. Ross talk new album, Soul history and musical influences.
# RHYMEFEST - BLUE COLLAR
Rhymefest talks new album, Chicago Hip-Hop and more.
# ALKAHOLIKS - FIREWATER
E-Swift, J-Ro & Tash talk new album, breakup & Alkaholiks history.
# DJ MUGGS - SAME AS IT EVER WAS
Muggs talks about new album with Gza, Cypress Hill, Soul Assassins and much more.
# GZA - WU-TANG CLAN'S GRANDMASTER OF RHYMES
Gza talks new album, Wu-Tang Clan and reflects on nearly three decades of MCing.
# SLUM VILLAGE - FROM THE DELI TO THE SLUMS
We talk new album, Detroit and explain the Slum Village sound with Elzhi.
# L.A. SYMPHONY - DISAPPEAR HERE
We talk to Sharlok Poems about L.A. Symphony's unique sound and the new album.
# BIG SHUG - WHO'S HARD?
Shug talks new album, working with DJ Premier and covers some Gangstarr history.
# JIN - THE EMCEE'S PROPERGANDA
Jin talks about battling, his new album and his response to Hot 97's infamous Tsunami Song.
# BIZZY BONE - SPEAKING IN TONGUES
We talk to Bizzy about the new album and cover some Bone Thugs-N-Harmony history.
# DOMINATION - GOD GIVETH GOD TAKETH AWAY
Domination talks new album, cousin Freaky Tah and G-Unit beef.
# WISE INTELLIGENT - THE TALENTED TIMOTHY TAYLOR
Powerful interview with Wise Intelligent of the legendary Poor Righteous Teachers.
# SMIF 'N' WESSUN - RELOADED
We talk new album and cover some Smif 'n' Wessun history with Steele.
# PRODIGAL SUNN - RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SUNN
Prodigal Sunn of the Sunz of Man talks new LP and drops some serious knowledge.
# CONSEQUENCE - A TRIBE CALLED QUENCE
Protégé of Q-Tip and now working with Kanye West, Quence is on the rise.
# SHEEK LOUCH - AFTER TAXES
Sheek talks new album, Lox history and G-Unit beef.
# U-GOD - MR. XCITEMENT
U-God discusses his new album, Wu-Tang Clan and music industry.
# SUNN.Y - OVERNIGHT CELEBRITY
BET Freestyle Fridays battle champ signs with Jermaine Dupri.
# TONY TOUCH - NUYORICAN SOUL
Tony talks new album, reggaetón and Hip-Hop history.
# SWING - CHICAGO HARDCORE
Chicago MC brings hardcore rhymes to the windy city, talks album.
# BUCKSHOT - CHEMISTRY
The Boot Camp general talks new album, recording with 2Pac, Benzino and more.
# THE LADY REZULT - LIFE'S CONSEQUENCES
Buffalo MC discusses women in Hip-Hop, upcoming projects.
# TAME ONE - OG BOBBY JOHNSON
Tame talks new album, New Jersey Hip-Hop, graffiti and more.
# TONY "CD" KELLY - FROM KINGSTON
Powerhouse dancehall producer talks about accolades, past and future.
# MYKILL MIERS - THE TRUTH
L.A. MC discusses new album, west coast Hip-Hop and more.
# CORMEGA - THE TESTAMENT
Mega talks music industry, Hip-Hop and much much more.
# J LOVE - BETTER YOUR LIFE
Famed New York DJ and producer talks Hip-Hop.
# MASTA ACE - HIP-HOP'S MUSIC MAN
Ace gives us the scoop on his new album and talks some serious Hip-Hop history.
# FRUKWAN DA GATEKEEPER - NIGHTMARE IN A-MINOR
Frukwan remembers fellow Gravedigga the late Poetic R.I.P.
# ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD - SHAHEEDULLAH & STEREOTYPES
The A Tribe Called Quest DJ and producer talks new album, US government and more.
# BIG NOYD - ON THE GRIND
Mobb Deep protégé drops new album, talks past and future. 
# THE ALCHEMIST - 1ST INFANTRY
The standout producer remembers his west coast roots, talks new album.
# WYCLEF JEAN WELCOME TO HAITI CREOLE 101
Wyclef discusses new album, political climate, Haiti and the Fugees.
# KRUMBSNATCHA TAKIN' A PIECE
Krumbsnatcha talks new album, Boston Hip-Hop and future projects.
# ROYCE DA 5'9 REPPIN' DETROIT'S UNDERGROUND
Royce discusses beef with D12, outlook for the future.
# LEIFEL JACKSON BACK IN THE HOOD: GANG WAR 2
Former Crip talks about HBO documentary and rehabilitating our youth. 
# AZ FINAL CALL
AZ talks about new album, collaborating with Nas, the Firm and retirement.
# CORMEGA LEGAL HUSTLE
Cormega discusses new compilation album, new label and the future.  
# INFAMOUS MOBB BLOOD THICKER THAN WATER
Mobb Deep affiliates drop new album and DVD.
# CORMEGA COMIN' STRAIGHT OUTTA QUEENSBRIDGE
Cormega talks about life and success after leaving Def Jam. 
# KINDRADIO CYBERSPACE TECHNO TRANMISSIONS
Internet radio is on the rise; the underground in cyberspace.
# STIMULI PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
The Brooklyn MC comes of age, talks about influences, future.
# REYNOS WASHINGTON HEIGHTS
Washington Heights MC talks music career. 




Hip-Hop Interviews : Hip-Hop Concert Pictures : Hip-Hop Videos : Graffiti Pictures : Graffiti Interviews : Social Commentary
Hip-Hop Album Reviews : Hip-Hop Articles & Features : Hip-Hop Concert Reviews : Hip-Hop Forum : Hip-Hop Shop
Underground Party Flyers : Underground Party Pictures : Urban Dance Music : Hip-Hop Links : Home




Copyright © 2002 - 2009 RIOTSOUND All rights reserved.