The day that hip hop artist Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot, his longtime friend and business partner, Cowboy, was present. He spoke to Eric Holder, the man alleged to have murdered Nipsey, minutes before the altercation took place. He spoke to and held Nipsey as he laid in front of The Marathon Clothing store fighting for his life. Cowboy has been the subject of scrutiny on social media and circles of fans as they feel that he did not act accordingly on the situation. Many have even gone on to say that Cowboy was involved with setting Nipsy Hussle up.
As we approach the 2 month mark since the incident has happened, Cowboy has finally come forward to speak his piece. Courtesy of an exclusive interview with Digital Spotlight Magazine (via YouTube), Cowboy opens up about t what happened, his feelings about what people have been saying, what he thinks of Eric Holder, and more. Go ahead and #PRESSPLAY, be sure to comment and share this post.
Hip Hop artist/activist Killer Mike has started off the year of 2019 WINNING! With the release of his social experiment docu-series “Trigger Warning” on Netflix, he has sparked dialogue among the culture and gained critical acclaim. With ideas like helping the Crips and Bloods create a product to got into legitimate business, his show is forward thinking visual with a shock value after taste. He stopped by the Breakfast Club and spoke with the crew about his views and more . This already viral interview is a much watch! #PRESSPLAY
With the fallout from the “Surviving R. Kelly” docu-series , many opinions and follow up interviews are beginning to surface. Sparkle, who recorded and released music with R.Kelly in the 1990’s and appeared in the docuseries, recently sat down with The Breakfast Club and did an interview. She speaks on things that did not make the final cut of “Surviving R. Kelly”. Sparkle is the aunt of the alleged 14 year old victim from the infamous sex tape that was the center of the R. Kelly trial. She shares her account what the family went through during that time and much more. #PRESSPLAY
” On Thursday’s episode of #EverydayStruggle, Nadeska,Wayno and DJ Akademiks are joined by none other than “2018’s Comeback King,” Soulja Boy. Young Drako and the trio open up the show discussing Soulja’s recent Breakfast Club interview and the reactions it sparked from other rappers online. Shortly after this, Big Soulja is asked by the EDS crew about his issues with Famous Dex. Young Soulja then breaks down on how he got put on to Famous Dex, and claims he’s the reason why Dex met Rich The Kid and eventually to the Rich Forever label. Halfway through the episode, Ak questions the Chicago-born rapper about the legitimacy of his SouljaBoy Console. Ak brings up the alleged Nintendo lawsuit, and asks Soulja to describe the console’s gaming details. Throughout the rest of the interview, Soulja brings up Tyga’s name, and discredits the West Coast artist for having the “comeback of 2018.” Soulja also name drops in the hilarious interview Future, Meek Mill, Tory Lanez and others, and goes back to taking shots at Drake and Kanye West. Towards the end of the interview, Young Drako gives the EDS crew an exclusive look at his upcoming movie and closes out the show on a FaceTime call with Bow Wow. “
Over thirty years into Ice Cube’s music career, the gangster rap pioneer is still releasing new material. In December 2018, the West Coast legend dropped his latest album, ‘Everythang’s Corrupt,’ a sociopolitical body of work which takes on President Trump, the prescription pill epidemic, and police corruption. On the latest episode of ‘For The Record,’ Ice Cube sat down with Genius’ Head of Artist Relations Rob Markman to discuss why he isn’t afraid to speak his mind, explain his rules for diss tracks, and share the real life inspiration for his 1995 classic film ‘Friday.’
Rapper Tray Ave has had his share of controversy in the last 2 years. With his public beef with former Tax Season Podcast host Taxstone spilling over from Twitter to the streets, Troy Ave found himself in a situation that left him with a murdered friend, gunshot wounds, and an open case in New York. After his release from jail in connection to those events, he has been relentless in releasing music and staying focused on his career. Troy has a message that he wants to bring to the forefront:
“THE STREETS IS A MYTH.”
Taking the time to sit down with DJ Envy and Angela Yee of The Breakfast Club ( Charlamange The God is notably missing from this interview. He has not taken part in any interviews the crew has had with Troy Ave following the shooting incident and the incarceration of Taxstone. Charlamange has ties to Taxstone and remains loyal to him.), Troy speaks on growth, why he says the streets are a myth, his music still doing well despite being banned from several media outlets and venues, and gives a great display of being a competent father by tending to his son during the interview. #PRESSPLAY
Top tier rapper J. Cole has hit the world with another critically acclaimed album in his latest release, “KOD”. On the release, he addresses new age rappers with his bars on the album’s closing track, “1985 (Intro To The Fall Off)“. Some notable lines from that track are:
The internet took immediate response on whom he was speaking to. The most noted response came from 17 year old “Gucci Gang” rapper, Lil Pump.
In the aftermath of the track and the nerves that it struck, J. Cole and Lil Pump were able to come to terms with meeting and discussing their point of views during a live video interview between the two.
This is big for the culture and shows an example of how we move forward and bridge the gap. It take conversation and open dialogue to build up a nation!