Articles Posted in the Interviews Category

  • One on One with Fashawn

    One on One with Fashawn

    TRU goes one on one with Central Cali MC Fashawn.

  • One on One with Kent M$ney

    One on One with Kent M$ney

    Kent M$ney, Va native and current Cali repper, made a huge impact in the world of underground hip hop with his mixtape, “Becoming” that dropped last year. After rocking SXSW with his Surf Club family,…

  • One on One with Preemo

    One on One with Preemo

    Nomadic emcee Preemo has been gaining a considerable amount of buzz on hip-hop blogs lately, and for good reason. He recently dropped The Magic Bullet, his self-described mixtape/album and follow up to the exceptional Concrete…

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    One On One With Shallah Raekwon

    We caught up with Raekwon for an exclusive interview where he talked about creative freedom, working with Justin Bieber and the ethics of making art.

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    One on One with David Banner

    David Banner sounds off on the state of hip-hop.

  • Patty Cake, Patty Cake, Preacher Man?

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    Patty Cake, Patty Cake, Preacher Man?

    The Clipse’s Malice matures with a new book about his faith.

  • Branford Marsalis on Guru’s Lifestyle

    Branford Marsalis on Guru’s Lifestyle

    Branford Marsalis gave a very candid interview on the late Guru. He appears to have the inside knowledge to speak so authoritatively about Guru’s lifestyle. “So much of the lifestyle that was glorified was actually…

  • Kanye Bugs out on the Today Show

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    Kanye Bugs out on the Today Show

    Here’s the Today Show interview Ye was griping about on Twitter yesterday.

  • See, Internet? This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

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    See, Internet? This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

    Def Jam’s current media blitzkrieg added another chapter as Kanye held a conference call with various media outlets to promote his new album. Your friendly neighborhood rap blog, TRU, scored an invite. For those that were unable to witness the “historic event,” we have an exclusive play-by-play to show you how this thing quickly went off the rails!

  • Q & A: Playdough Talks Writer Dye, Battle Rapping, and White Rappers

    Q & A: Playdough Talks Writer Dye, Battle Rapping, and White Rappers

    Playdough released his free Writer Dye concept album online yesterday. We recently connected with him for this quick Q & A. Peep game. TRU: Your new project is a concept album where you take lyrics…

  • 10 Best Quotes from Nas’ Tim Westwood Interview

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    10 Best Quotes from Nas’ Tim Westwood Interview

    I may be biased since Nasir happens to be in my all-time Top 3, but I’m ready for some new music from the kid. If you’re like me then Nas’ latest interview with Tim Westwood is music to your ears.

  • One on One with Exile

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    One on One with Exile

    Exile is a busy man these days, what with his instrumental album Radio and it’s subsequent remix projects. He’s also embarked on a tour of Europe with Fashawn. TRU caught up with Exile for a chat on the first day of the tour.

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