Interviews

Jon Connor Explains The Concept Behind #ConnorSeason

After Jon Connor signed to Aftermath Entertainment late last year, Dre locked him in the studio with no new […]

XXL Freshman 2014: Jon Connor Pitch (Video)

The selection for the XXL Freshmen 2014 is kicking into high gear, and yes, you should be as excited […]

DJ Yella speaks on NWA, Dr. Dre, Eazy E and more

I saw him about a few months ago. Well, when I was in the studio, he was workin’ on […]

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    Paul Rosenberg On The 15 Year Anniversary Of ‘The Slim Shady LP’

Paul Rosenberg On The 15 Year Anniversary Of ‘The Slim Shady LP’

Yesterday (Feb. 23) was the 15 year anniversary of Eminem’s major label breakthrough, The Slim Shady LP, his second […]

50 Cent Explains How He Left, Debuts ‘Funeral’ Video

50 Cent spent much of his early life yearning for a record deal with one of the major labels. […]

  • Kendrick Lamar on Phil Jackson, Kobe and Why He Won't Abandon the Lakers
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    Kendrick Lamar on Phil Jackson, Kobe and Why He Won’t Abandon the Lakers

Kendrick Lamar on Phil Jackson, Kobe and Why He Won’t Abandon the Lakers

Kendrick Lamar was born in Compton on June 17, 1987 — three days after the Showtime Lakers defeated the […]

  • 50 Cent Talks About Tech Investing Lessons From The Music Industry
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    50 Cent Talks About Tech Investing Lessons From The Music Industry

50 Cent Talks About Tech Investing Lessons From The Music Industry

50 Cent talks about his new Google Glass app and the increasingly visual nature of communication.

Fast Company got […]

JET Cover Kendrick Lamar: Can K. Dot save Hip-Hop?

Bold dreams, a tremendous gift and a grounded sense of self lay the ideal foundation for any talent on […]

  • Kendrick Lamar: The Hottest -- and Most Conflicted -- Rapper in the Game
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    Kendrick Lamar: The Hottest — and Most Conflicted — Rapper in the Game

Kendrick Lamar: The Hottest — and Most Conflicted — Rapper in the Game

“Kendrick is wise, he’s like an old Buddha or Yoda Junior,” offers Dave Free, an accomplished producer, longtime friend, […]

Aloe Blacc speaks on working with Dr. Dre and DJ Khalil

Aloe Blacc’s ‘The Man': From Dr. Dre reject to iTunes chart-topper.

Those glued to either this week’s “American Idol” auditions […]