In the first part of my CRWN interview with Macklemore, the Seattle rapper speaks about his meteoric rise, getting free Jordans, and what it felt like when “Thrift Shop” hit #1 in front of a packed house at Seattle’s ACT Theatre.
The fifty-ninth episode my show of The Truth on Jay-Z’s Life + Times Youtube channel. In this episode, I meet up with Earl Sweatshirt at NYC’s famous A1 Record Shop to dig through crates, “fondle some records”, and talk working with The RZA on his new album, “Doris”. Let us know what you think in the comments below.
The fifty-eighth episode of my show The Truth on Jay-Z’s Life + Times Youtube channel. In this episode, I catch up with Drake fans and concert-goers before Drake’s 4th annual OVO Fest in Toronto and speak on his success, expectations for the show, his recent singles and more. Let us know what you think in the comments below.
In Part 2 of the #FactsOnly interview, JAY Z gives me a glimpse into his views on respect and competition within the music world; the shared stories between sports and hip hop; his thoughts on the Trayvon Martin ruling, and his perspective on parenting.
In this special edition of “The Truth,” I head to the Bronx for an interview with Mr. Life + Times himself, JAY Z. Sitting in the New York Yankees baseball museum at Yankee Stadium, JAY Z speaks on “Magna Carta…Holy Grail”; new rules in the music business; his philosophy on collaborations; the connection he has to New York; and the future of rap. Get the facts in Part 1 of the interview, and keep an eye out for Part 2, airing later today.
The fifty-sixth episode of my show The Truth on Jay-Z’s Life + Times Youtube channel. In this episode, I sit down with Mac Miller’s manager/partner Q to discuss Mac’s June 18th release, Watching Movies With The Sound Off, possibly being overlooked and whether or not hip-hop is sleeping on the Pittsburgh MC. Let us know what you think in the comments below.
The fifty-fifth episode of my new show on Jay-Z’s Life + Times YouTube channel. In this episode, I hit the streets to gauge fan anticipation for Jay-Z’s upcoming album “Magna Carta Holy Grail.” I visits the Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Tap House. Will it be another classic? Does it need to be? What are your expectations? Let us know what you think in the comments below.