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Frank Ocean Talks New Album, Creative Process & More In Unreleased Interview

Frank Ocean Talks New Album, Creative Process & More In Unreleased Interview

Vandal Arts February 14, 2017 0

Frank Ocean has been as elusive as ever — aside from the occasional and much appreciated Tumblr post — since dropping Endless and Blonde last August, but here’s a recent interview that’s surfaced online.

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10 Things We Learned From Kendrick Lamar’s New Interview With ‘Billboard’

10 Things We Learned From Kendrick Lamar’s New Interview With ‘Billboard’

Vandal Arts January 10, 2015 0

The world is expecting big things from Kendrick Lamar in 2015. But first, he sits down with Billboard as their brand new cover star. Speaking with Gavin Edwards, Top Dawg’s top dog addresses everything

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Watch Rick Ross’ ‘CRWN’ Interview with Elliott Wilson

Watch Rick Ross’ ‘CRWN’ Interview with Elliott Wilson

Vandal Arts March 8, 2014 0

Earlier this week, Ricky Rozay came to town and sat down with Rap Radar’s Elliott Wilson to talk about his new project Mastermind, what it’s like to have six albums under his belt, MMG

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Watch: Rick Ross ‘Crwn’ Interview

Watch: Rick Ross ‘Crwn’ Interview

Vandal Arts March 8, 2014 0

Early last week, Ricky Rozay came to town and sat down with Rap Radar’s Elliott Wilson to talk about his new project Mastermind, what it’s like after releasing 6 albums, MMG and a whole

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Watch Pharrell’s 25-Minute Interview with Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy

Watch Pharrell’s 25-Minute Interview with Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy

Vandal Arts December 20, 2013 0

You’d think after more than a decade of throwing up the Vulcan salute that Pharrell and Leonard Nimoy would be best buds by now. But it was only this September when the pair met

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Uncut 2Pac Interview on Life, Death, Religion & Prison Brought to Life with Animation

Uncut 2Pac Interview on Life, Death, Religion & Prison Brought to Life with Animation

Vandal Arts December 4, 2013 0

Watch any 2Pac interview (hell, listen to any song) and it becomes immediately apparent he was more than just a gangster rapper; he was a visionary, a revolutionary and a man of the people.

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Kanye West Flips Out on ‘Sway In The Morning’ (Full Interview)

Kanye West Flips Out on ‘Sway In The Morning’ (Full Interview)

Vandal Arts November 27, 2013 0

  If you think Kanye West “turned up” in his Zane Lowe interview, just wait ’til you hear this one. During his busy press run in NYC — which also saw him chat with

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Suge Knight’s Rare Interview with Rolling Stone: ‘Doggystyle,’ Snoop’s Murder Case & Russell Simmons

Suge Knight’s Rare Interview with Rolling Stone: ‘Doggystyle,’ Snoop’s Murder Case & Russell Simmons

Vandal Arts November 27, 2013 0

Rolling Stone published an interview with Suge Knight yesterday. It was the notorious Death Row executive’s first interview in nearly a decade, so naturally, the conversation was full of revealing (and in some cases,

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Watch a Preview of Eminem’s Upcoming Interview with Zane Lowe

Watch a Preview of Eminem’s Upcoming Interview with Zane Lowe

Vandal Arts November 15, 2013 0

Well, damn. Zane Lowe kinda won this entire year, didn’t he? The BBC Radio 1 DJ will follow up his chats with Jay Z and Kanye West with an in-depth interview with the Rap

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Listen to Eminem’s Full, Hour-Long Interview with Sway on Shade 45

Listen to Eminem’s Full, Hour-Long Interview with Sway on Shade 45

Vandal Arts November 6, 2013 0

On Monday night, on the eve of the release of The Marshall Mathers LP 2, Eminem held a Town Hall-style Q&A session with fans and members of the media on his Shade 45 radio

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Watch Kanye West’s Unreleased, Hour-Long Interview with MTV from 2002

Watch Kanye West’s Unreleased, Hour-Long Interview with MTV from 2002

Vandal Arts November 4, 2013 0

How about some vintage Kanye West to start the week? Here’s an unreleased interview ‘Ye did with MTV back in 2002, at which point he was landing major production credits while prepping his College

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LISTEN: Kanye West Live Interview with Ryan Seacrest

LISTEN: Kanye West Live Interview with Ryan Seacrest

Vandal Arts October 29, 2013 0

Kanye West’s rare promotional run continues. This morning, he’s live on air with Ryan Seacrest. Tune in below. Listen to Kanye’s live interview with Ryan Seacrest after the jump… ALTERNATE LINK: Listen here MissInfo.tv

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Watch: Kanye West Live Interview with Power 106 (LA)

Watch: Kanye West Live Interview with Power 106 (LA)

Vandal Arts October 28, 2013 0

Kanye West is live on Power 106 with Big Boy right now. He’s talking about everything from the paparazzi, fatherhood, Kim and the Yeezus tour. Interview Notes: -Kanye says he’s probably getting married next

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LISTEN: Kanye West Live Interview with Power 106 (LA)

LISTEN: Kanye West Live Interview with Power 106 (LA)

Vandal Arts October 28, 2013 0

Kanye West is live on Power 106 with Big Boy. He’s talking about everything from the paparazzi, fatherhood, Kim and the Yeezus tour. LINK: Listen to the live interview RIGHT HERE MissInfo.tv

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You’re Welcome: An Hour Long Drake Interview About His New Album, Toronto, His Legacy and More (Video)

You’re Welcome: An Hour Long Drake Interview About His New Album, Toronto, His Legacy and More (Video)

Vandal Arts October 17, 2013 0

Jian Ghomeshi may not be a familiar name to you but he’s an esteemed journalist in Canada. Originally from the UK, the multifaceted talent built a name for himself with his talk show Q,

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Get Ur Freak On: Watch A$AP Rocky & Kathy Griffin’s ‘Back & Forth’ Interview

Get Ur Freak On: Watch A$AP Rocky & Kathy Griffin’s ‘Back & Forth’ Interview

Vandal Arts October 15, 2013 0

Once you hear the words “I swear to God I will f*ck you” come out of Kathy Griffin’s mouth two seconds in, you know this episode of Back & Forth is about to be

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The Most Revealing Quotes From @KendrickLamar’s “Control” Interview With @HOT97

The Most Revealing Quotes From @KendrickLamar’s “Control” Interview With @HOT97

Vandal Arts August 29, 2013 0

Kendrick Lamar has finally spoken in-depth about his earth shaking “Control” verse. Before today, we just about heard from everyone on the topic except the man himself. This morning K. dot phoned into HOT97

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Kanye West to Give Hour-Long Interview on Kris Jenner’s Talk Show

Kanye West to Give Hour-Long Interview on Kris Jenner’s Talk Show

Vandal Arts August 20, 2013 0

Kris Jenner is keeping it all in the family with her new talk show, the Kris Jenner show. According to EW, Yeezy stopped by on Monday to tape an hour-long interview. Kanye is reportedly

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Ja Rule’s First Post-Prison Interview: 50 Cent Beef, Trayvon Martin, New Music & More

Ja Rule’s First Post-Prison Interview: 50 Cent Beef, Trayvon Martin, New Music & More

Vandal Arts August 6, 2013 0

Ja Rule sat down with Complex to give his first interview since being released from prison back in May. After spending the last two years serving concurrent sentences for illegal weapons possession and tax

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The 10 Most Revealing Quotes From Max B’s Prison Interview With @ComplexMusic

The 10 Most Revealing Quotes From Max B’s Prison Interview With @ComplexMusic

Vandal Arts July 19, 2013 0

Currently serving a 75 year sentence on murder and robbery charges, Max B’s future is uncertain. Late last year his conviction was upheld and the Harlem rapper, born Charly Wingate, was forced to face

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The Weeknd’s First-Ever Interview: “I Gave [Drake] a Lot of Records”

The Weeknd’s First-Ever Interview: “I Gave [Drake] a Lot of Records”

Vandal Arts July 15, 2013 0

With his new Kiss Land album due out later this summer, The Weeknd gives his first-ever full-length interview to Complex Magazine for their August/September 2013 issue, which he also covers. The notoriously media-shy Abel

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New Video: Hit-Boy “Jay-Z Interview Pt. II”

New Video: Hit-Boy “Jay-Z Interview Pt. II”

Vandal Arts June 7, 2013 0

Exactly a year to the day since he announced himself on the mic with “Jay-Z Interview,” producer extraordinaire Hit-Boy follows up with the sequel. Co-produced by himself and “U.O.E.N.O.” beatmaker Childish Major, “Jay-Z Interview

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Foxy Brown Gives Her Realest Interview on ‘The Combat Jack Show’

Foxy Brown Gives Her Realest Interview on ‘The Combat Jack Show’

Vandal Arts June 7, 2013 0

Combat Jack and co. were graced with the presence of Foxy Brown, who gave perhaps her realest interview. Ill Na Na addressed everything from the wild rumors about her calling Jay-Z a “tranny chaser,”

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Mannie Fresh (Interview)

Everything You Wanted to Know About Mannie Fresh (Interview)

Vandal Arts May 23, 2013 0

The legendary Mannie Fresh fianlly made his way to the Juan Epstein show with Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds. They covered a lot of ground here—from his very first introduction to DJing through his

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Watch: Mannie Fresh and Juicy J Live Interview on ‘RapFix’

Vandal Arts May 15, 2013 0

Right now, Mannie Fresh and Juicy J are giving a live interview on MTV’s RapFix. Sway, Tony Touch, Nadeska, and the MTV fam are live as we speak. Catch the livestream above. Updates -Mannie

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Kendrick Lamar Tells Erykah Badu His Top 10 MCs for ‘Interview’ Magazine

Kendrick Lamar Tells Erykah Badu His Top 10 MCs for ‘Interview’ Magazine

Vandal Arts May 9, 2013 0

It seems like there’s not a publication, website or network that hasn’t interviewed Kendrick Lamar yet, but sitting down for a Q&A with an R&B icon is probably a first for the Compton kid.

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Larry King Talks to 50 Cent and Young Guru’s ‘Soundwaves’ Interview

Larry King Talks to 50 Cent and Young Guru’s ‘Soundwaves’ Interview

Vandal Arts April 17, 2013 0

This week, we got see the legendary Larry King interview 50 Cent on his show. The two had a great chat on the usual topics (his reign in rap, business ventures, Chelsea Handler, etc),

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Hip-Hop on CNN: Larry King Talks to 50 Cent and Young Guru’s ‘Soundwaves’ Interview

Hip-Hop on CNN: Larry King Talks to 50 Cent and Young Guru’s ‘Soundwaves’ Interview

Vandal Arts April 17, 2013 0

It’s always great to see CNN show love to hip-hop artists. I love it. This week, we got see the legendary Larry King interview 50 Cent on his show. The two had a great

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Fat Joe Talks New Album, Pitbull and Ending Beef with 50 Cent — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Fat Joe Talks New Album, Pitbull and Ending Beef with 50 Cent — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Vandal Arts April 15, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, interviews WireImage It’s been twenty years since Fat Joe entered the rap game. Represent, his debut album featuring the eponymous first single “Flow Joe,” dropped in July of 1993. Boy, time

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John Legend Talks New LP, Rick Ross Rape Lyric Controversy — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Vandal Arts April 12, 2013 0

Filed under: interviews It’s been four years since John Legend has released a new studio solo album, but it’s not like Kanye West’s most consistent artist has been sitting around idle. Legend spent that

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Bob Marley’s ‘Catch A Fire’ Turns 40, Island Records Founder Chris Blackwell Speaks — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Bob Marley’s ‘Catch A Fire’ Turns 40, Island Records Founder Chris Blackwell Speaks — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Vandal Arts April 11, 2013 0

Filed under: Soul/R&B, R&B News, interviews Amazon Bob Marley and the Wailers’ classic album Catch A Fire turns 40 years old this week (April 13th to be exact). It is well-regarded as one of

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Emeli Sande On Working with Kendrick Lamar, Possible EP, British Soul and More — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Emeli Sande On Working with Kendrick Lamar, Possible EP, British Soul and More — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Vandal Arts April 9, 2013 0

Filed under: Soul/R&B, R&B News, interviews Getty Images Things have been moving fast for Emeli Sande. The English-bred singer has spent the past two years or so dominating in the European music scene —

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Waka Flocka Flame Interview (Part 2): ‘Spartacus,’ Aliens, Feminism & More

Waka Flocka Flame Interview (Part 2): ‘Spartacus,’ Aliens, Feminism & More

Vandal Arts April 5, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News, In House Gino DePinto, AOL Part One of our interview with Waka Flocka Flame illustrated the rapper’s fast-paced mind. From obsessing over high-end bottled water, to gushing over blockbuster

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Waka Flocka Flame Is Completely Insane — EXCLUSIVE Interview (Part 1)

Vandal Arts April 4, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Gino DePinto, AOL Waka Flocka Flame is insane. Or, he’s got life all figured out. It’s hard to tell. When he walked into The Boombox office last week he

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On Anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s Death, Ex-Wife Janis Speaks — EXCLUSIVE Interview

On Anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s Death, Ex-Wife Janis Speaks — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Vandal Arts April 1, 2013 0

Filed under: Soul/R&B, R&B News, interviews Jim Britt, Michael Ochs Archives Twenty-nine years ago today (April 1), Marvin Gaye was shot by his father after an argument at his parents’ home in Los Angeles.

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Anthony DeCurtis, Clive Davis: Music Journalist Talks ‘Soundtrack of My Life’ — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Anthony DeCurtis, Clive Davis: Music Journalist Talks ‘Soundtrack of My Life’ — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Vandal Arts March 29, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Michael Stewart, Getty Images Journalists are usually the ones asking the questions, but legendary scribe Anthony DeCurtis has done enough in his 25-plus-years covering music that he can have

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Chris Brown Talks Rap, Punk & Graffiti: ‘Smoke a Blunt and Go Paint’ — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Chris Brown Talks Rap, Punk & Graffiti: ‘Smoke a Blunt and Go Paint’ — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Vandal Arts March 28, 2013 0

Filed under: Soul/R&B, R&B News, Exclusive Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup We interviewed Chris at his studio in Los Angeles last week. Everybody wants to know what Chris Brown is really like. “Did you like him? What

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Big Boi, B.o.B. Talk ‘Army of TWO: The Devil’s Cartel’ — Exclusive Interview

Big Boi, B.o.B. Talk ‘Army of TWO: The Devil’s Cartel’ — Exclusive Interview

Vandal Arts March 25, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News AOL Music The history of rappers and video games is a long and storied one. Big Boi and B.o.B. are looking to add to it tomorrow (March 26), when

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A$AP Rocky and Alexander Wang Share a Candid Chat for Interview Magazine

A$AP Rocky and Alexander Wang Share a Candid Chat for Interview Magazine

Vandal Arts March 25, 2013 0

ASAP Rocky recently landed another high profile fashion cover. After appearing on the cover of Vogue earlier this month, Interview Mag tapped the rapper to grace their latest issue. For the cover story, Rocky’s

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Macklemore Crashes Nardwuar and Trinidad James’ Interview

Macklemore Crashes Nardwuar and Trinidad James’ Interview

Vandal Arts March 19, 2013 0

After harassing, humouring and almost humiliating Joey Bada$ $ and his Pro Era crew yesterday, Nardwuar brings us another golden interview from SXSW. The Human Serviette caught up with Def Jam’s “All Gold Everything”

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Birdman Tells Angie Martinez Lil Wayne’s Seizures Were Not Drug Related (Full Interview)

Birdman Tells Angie Martinez Lil Wayne’s Seizures Were Not Drug Related (Full Interview)

Vandal Arts March 18, 2013 0

Following TMZ’s controversial reports of Lil Wayne being on his deathbed after suffering more seizures, Birdman called into Angie Martinez to set some of the facts straight. He says that he was present when

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Nicki Minaj, ‘ELLE’ Mag: Watch the Rapper Interview Herself

Nicki Minaj, ‘ELLE’ Mag: Watch the Rapper Interview Herself

Vandal Arts March 15, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News ELLE Nicki Minaj probably gets asked a lot of stupid questions by journalists. We know these things. We’re journalists, and we ask lots of stupid questions. In light of

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LL Cool J Announces SXSW 2013 Performance, Partners with Doritos — EXCLUSIVE Interview

LL Cool J Announces SXSW 2013 Performance, Partners with Doritos — EXCLUSIVE Interview

Vandal Arts March 6, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Imeh Akpanudosen, Getty Images LL Cool J is bringing his legendary catalog of hit songs to SXSW 2013. The 45-year-old rapper-cum-actor has a new album dropping — Authentic, due

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Hoodie Allen, ‘Crew Cuts’: Rapper Opens Up In Exclusive Interview

Hoodie Allen, ‘Crew Cuts’: Rapper Opens Up In Exclusive Interview

Vandal Arts February 20, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, interviews Diana Levine Hoodie Allen has accomplished quite a lot at the young age of 23. From his Long Island roots to a permanent stay at the top of the underground

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#Grammys Red Carpet Interview: @BigSean Has Another Very Special Guest for ‘Hall of Fame’

#Grammys Red Carpet Interview: @BigSean Has Another Very Special Guest for ‘Hall of Fame’

Vandal Arts February 11, 2013 0

On Friday night, G.O.O.D Music’s Big Sean revealed a number of new features for his upcoming sophomore album, Hall of Fame.  As if the likes of Miguel, Jhené Aiko, Kid Cudi, Nas, Common, and

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Watch: Unreleased 50 Cent Interview About ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (Video)

Watch: Unreleased 50 Cent Interview About ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (Video)

Vandal Arts February 6, 2013 0

In light of Get Rich or Die Tryin‘s 10-year Anniversary today, MTV brings us a blast from the past with this 2002 interview with 50 Cent, a few months before his debut album impacted

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Awkward Moment Of The Day: Joe Budden Confronts Consequence During Hot97 Interview

Awkward Moment Of The Day: Joe Budden Confronts Consequence During Hot97 Interview

Vandal Arts February 5, 2013 0

To no one’s surprise, it looks like Joe Budden hasn’t taken kindly to comments Consequence made about him in recent interviews with The Breakfast Club and Vlad TV. But it was Cons who was

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Rockie Fresh Interview: Talks ‘Electric Highway’ Mixtape, Advice From Rick Ross

Rockie Fresh Interview: Talks ‘Electric Highway’ Mixtape, Advice From Rick Ross

Vandal Arts January 29, 2013 0

Filed under: Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop News Gino DePinto, AOL Music Drill music isn’t the only thing coming out of Chicago these days. Maybach Music Group rookie Rockie Fresh dropped his new mixtape, Electric Highway, last

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Wrath of Caine: Pusha T’s VillageVoice Interview, Mixtape Teaser and a New Verse

Wrath of Caine: Pusha T’s VillageVoice Interview, Mixtape Teaser and a New Verse

Vandal Arts January 17, 2013 0

The Grammy Family is about to heat things up again with new projects from Pusha T and Big Sean. We’ve been hearing about Pusha’s Wrath of Caine mixtape since November when he announced it

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Beyonce Talks Super Bowl, Names New Album Collaborators in GQ Interview

Beyonce Talks Super Bowl, Names New Album Collaborators in GQ Interview

Vandal Arts January 11, 2013 0

Filed under: Soul/R&B, R&B News Terry Richardson Beyonce‘s revealing GQ cover photo hit the ‘net yesterday, and now excerpts from her interview with the magazine have also surfaced. In the February issue, which hails

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