In one of the most anticipated Nardwuar interviews ever, the Vancouver-based character interviews the Wu Tang Clan. In a 25-minute feature, Nardwuar, in typical fashion, is introduced to the full group and proceeds to speak on a number of Wu-Tang Clan influences, including Shaolin vs lama, 10 Fingers of Death, Return of the Street Fighter and more. Feel free to search Nardwuar in the search to view previous Nardwuar interviews. However, you can watch Nardwuar vs The Wu-Tang Clan on the YouTube player below.
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EVENT INFO | Big Narstie – BDL Tour
Big Narstie has announced three dates for his upcoming BDL (Base Defence League) tour which include a second visit to The Wardrobe in Leeds thanks to our friend at Hold Tight. HHK fans will remember the interview we posted last year (below) of Big Narstie who has rapidly increased his profile through his Uncle Pain series. The BDL tour includes stops in London, Birmingham, and Leeds, with guest appearances from the likes of JME, Potter, Chronik, Footsie and more. Tickets can be purchased from the link above, and you can also join the Facebook event page to keep regularly updated as we approach the event date. You can also watch Big Narstie speaking with HHK about Uncle Pain below.
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Throughout the last few years, Sway has managed to interview the biggest Hip-Hop stars, and continuing in true fashion we have seen a brand new feature with Step Brothers (Alchemist and Evidence) ahead of their album release “Lord Steppington”. As HHK have previously announced, Alchemist and Evidence have Lord Steppington’s release date set as 21st January 2014 through Rhymesayers. Sway speaks with Alchemist and Evidence about growing up in the golden era on the West Coast among other topics. You can watch the Step Brothers (Alchemist and Evidence) interview with Sway on the YouTube player below.
True school Hip-Hop movement DLTLLY (Dont Let the Label Label You) have recently presented a brand new feature which is an exclusive “RA the Rugged Man” interview and recap of his live performance during his UK tour. DLTLLY ask Rugged Man about the new album “Legends Never Die” specifically the creative process and which tracks he spent more time on. Rugged Man goes on to answer questions about the music industry and more. Feel free to browse the HHK archives for previous DLTLLY work including a feature with Stig of the Dump and more. You can watch DLTLLY – RA the Rugged Man Interview on the youtube player below.
The Grime Report recently caught up with Stylah who discussed his first mixtape “The Prince of Thieves” and how he sold 25,000 copies independently. Stylah speaks on his personal facourite track, and then follows up with speaking about his “Crash Course” mixtape. Stylah speaks on his inspirations behind the mixtapes and his influences in the content on the records. The Grime Report will be speaking with more U.K Hip-Hop artists in the “My First Mixtape” series, so make sure you subscribe to their youtube channel (link above) to watch them first. You can watch Stylah – My First Mixtape – The Grime Report Interview below.
To this day I still feel Tonedeff is a highly underrated lyricist and all around MC. The Qn5 rapper has recently announced he’ll be releasing his upcoming album “Polymer”, and to support the release we have the second live Q and A from Tonedeff answering questions directly from fans. Promoted through Livestream (link above) Tonedeff speaks on his tour with Cunninlynguists, amongst a massive conversation with fans which lasts over 60 minutes. Fans of Tonedeff are in for a treat, and you can watch the Tonedeff Livestream Q and A Part 2.
A big shoutout to our friends at Blatantly Blunt who have today uploaded a brand new interview with legendary rapper Ice T, ahead of his upcoming documentary ‘Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap’. He spoke about what people can learn from watching the film, figures in history he respects the most, which legendary rapper regretted not being in the movie, his thoughts on London and more! Make sure you also check out Blatantly Blunt’s interview with Obie Trice, however you can watch the Ice T interview with Blatantly Blunt on the youtube player below.
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Our good friends over at “HIPHOP is AWOL” have today published a brand new interview with The Godfathers (Necro and Kool G Rap). The two rap legends are asked about their upcoming collaborative album, a potential track with the Alchemist, their thoughts on illegal downloads and of course whether they are planning a tour to support the project too. HIPHOP is AWOL supports underground U.K and U.S Hip-Hop so make sure you check out their other material, however you can read the Necro and Kool G Rap Interview below.
Q.1 Could you please tell me how this collaboration came about? I heard Domingo played a part in bringing two legends together for what has to end up being one of the hardest albums ever?
Necro: Yeah “Dream Shatterer” Domingo hooked up a sit down between myself and G Rap, and I wont front, I was anxious to meet G, cuz I been a fan for years, since a little kid in the projects, I had Wanted Dead Or Alive on CD, stolen from Tower Records, (sorry G) so I had to let G know I’m thoroughly up on his catalog and that real shit in general, long story short we drank shots of Hennessy while G was enjoying me abuse the gay looking duran duran waiter in Applebees, hahahaha Kool G got a good sense of humor so we clicked from jump.
Nardene Scott of RWD Magazine have caught up with A$AP Rocky during his time in the UK for a brand new interview. Recorded in the RWD offices, A$AP Rocky talks about his tour diet, and how he’s a vegan and how touring affected his health. He also speaks on his favourite places in Harlem, and the extend of the support he had from Drake. A$AP Rocky then goes on to speak about his thoughts on Hip-Hop and Kendrick Lamar as well. Visit the official RWD Magazine website on the link listed above, however you can watch the RWD Interview with A$AP Rocky on the youtube player below.
During his current visit to the UK, Hip-Hop legend Nas has visited Tim Westwood for a brand new interview as he promotes his upcoming album “Life Is Good”. Nas was very keen to steer away from any difficult questions, and maintained his stance about positivity and unity which is what’s needed for him right now. Westwood played “Daughters” which is one of the singles we’ve heard from the album, and took calls from fans who called in to ask Nas questions. Nas is performing with Gyptian in Manchester tonight, and fans can buy tickets from the link above. You can watch the Tim Westwood interview with Nas on the youtube player below.