Jay Z’s Life+Times spent some time with entire TDE crew- Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock- as they go on the road before hitting the Budweiser Made In America festival stage. Hear from the Black Hippy crew themselves on their beginnings, love for their hometown, and their legacies in this game.
“The Truth” heads to the Bronx for an interview with 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 tomorrow, Wed. 7/24.
Shaheem Reid sits down with B.o.B on the latest Round Up for Life+Times. Bobby Ray speaks on his early musical influences, the rise to fame and his upcoming album, Underground Luxury.
Macklemore sits down with Life+Times and decodes his verses from “Neon Cathedral” off his debut album The Heist.
My favorite and probably one of the best verses and tracks off Kendrick’s debut album is from Jay Rock on the track “Money Trees.” Life+Times sits down with Jay Rock who breaks down his verse from the track.
Rapper Trinidad James breaks down his namesake West Indian roots over his favorite meal–Trinidadian doubles–at Anil’s Roti Shop in Richmond Hill, Queens.
Up top check out Talib Kweli sit down with Life+Times and decodes a new track off his recently released album Prisoner Of Conscious. After the jump Talib breaks down the Kanye produced classic “Get By” which appeared on his debut album Quality. Read more…
Life+Times catches up with the Brooklyn trio to decode their track “Breakfast At ePiffanies” from their D.R.U.G.S. mixtape.