HipHopDx Interviews

EarthGang Explain How They Got Signed By J. Cole, "Rags" EP & Upcoming Projects

Doctur Dot and Johnny Venus have multiple EPs and an album on the way.

Hip Hop From The Harvey Frontlines: Trae Tha Truth, An American Hero

Weeks after the catastrophic storm caused billions of dollars of damage, there is still much work to do even if the media switched its attention elsewhere. Trae exclusively gives DX his truth on the matter.

EarthGang's Journey: From Watching A School Burn To Signing To Dreamville

Doctur Dot and Johnny Venus share insight on the long road to signing with J. Cole.

Hip Hop From The Harvey Frontlines: Chedda Da Connect

In the latest DX Special Report, the man responsible for "Flicka Da Wrist" shares how he took on the responsibility to help his community during the height of the storm.

Hip Hop From The Harvey Frontlines: Mathew Knowles

The man responsible for Beyonce (in more ways than one) tells HipHopDX Editor-In-Chief Trent Clark his Hurricane Harvey experience and how he (and you) can make a difference.

Wyclef Jean Talks "The Carnival III" & Recalls Squashing Beef With LL Cool J At Big Pun’s Funeral

#DXCLUSIVE: The Fugees member runs through some history and talks about his upcoming album, "The Carnival III."

Hip Hop From The Harvey Frontlines: Bun B

HipHopDX speaks with the UGK legend on how we as a community can all do our parts to save lives following the devastating natural disaster.

Young RJ Discusses "Blaq RoyalT" Solo Album, J Dilla Mentorship & The Fate Of Slum Village

Celebrate the upcoming LP by entering DX's contest to win Slum Village and J Dilla merch!

Don't Believe The Hype: Chuck D Offers Flavor Flav Lawsuit Truths

#DXCLUSIVE: The Public Enemy and Prophets of Rage MC explains what's really going on.

Dee Barnes On Dr. Dre & The Endless Cycle Of Misogyny

#DXCLUSIVE: The former "Pump It Up!" host also talks about her upcoming book, "Music, Myth and Misogyny: Memoirs Of A Female MC."

Felly Says JAY-Z's "4:44" Changed His Life Trajectory

#DXCLUSIVE: The Connecticut rapper also talks his new album "Wild Strawberries," musical influences and what he wants his legacy to be.

Dame Dash On His Career Moves, Big L & Not Having Heard JAY-Z's "4:44"

DXclusive: The #DXLive crew catches up with the Roc-A-Fella co-founder.

1Mind Reveal French Montana's "Unforgettable" Beat Was Originally Created For Drake's "VIEWS"

#DXclusive: Learn more about the team behind the hit single.

J.I.D On Kendrick Comparisons, Turtle Tattoos & Wanting To Work With Jessie Reyez

#DXclusive: Get to know the Dreamville artist.

What If Patti Cake$ Battled Rap Legends Like Eminem, Redman & Kendrick Lamar?

HipHopDX Editor-In-Chief Trent Clark puts "Patti Cake$" stars Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie and director Geremy Jasper in the hot seat for tips on how Killa P can "eat" rap legends such as Eminem, Bun B and Kendrick Lamar in a rap battle. Cup cakes and commentary — the responses are epic.

For Trae Tha Truth, Being Presidential Is All That It's Cracked Up To Be

The Grand Hustle executive dishes on the upcoming T.I. and Hustle Gang albums, his recent contributions in the Houston community and being down with McDonald's.

Skyzoo Breaks Down Secrets To Being A Professional Ghostwriter & Talks Role In "Patti Cake$”

The Brooklyn pen worked alongside actress Danielle MacDonald on the film as a rap coach and gave the #DXLive team a play-by-play.

Kenneth Whalum Shares A Secret Fans May Not Know About JAY-Z

#DXCLUSIVE: The versatile musician explains what it's like to work with the industry's biggest names.

Houston Legend OG Ron C On How Bootlegging Strengthened Swishahouse's Empire & Eventually Influenced Drake

Illegal file sharing all but destroyed several labels during the height of the epidemic. But the indie label known for its potent chopped and screwed concoctions had quite the opposite experience.

Interview: Twista & The OG’s New Hues

Fresh off the release of his ninth studio album, Twista speaks on the game’s latest landscape, what it’s like collaborating with the city’s young guns, why fame just ain’t what it used to be, and a whole lot more.

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