Rap Radar

By Elliott Wilson and Brian ‘B.Dot’ Miller/Tidal

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A relaunch of the home of hip-hop’s most revealing interviews. Both Wilson and Miller are true journalists who do an immense amount of research, know how to listen and are driven to get the answers to the questions hip-hop fans want to know.

Episode Date
Bun B

Bun B, where have you been?! After a lengthy hiatus from the rap scene, the Trill OG is back with his new fiery return single, "GameTime," an upcoming EP and LP on the way. In a candid conversation, Bun speaks on his personal battles with depression, the loss of Pimp C, classic songs like Jay-Z's "Big Pimpin" and UGK's featuring OutKast "International Players Anthem" and so much more.

Original Pub date – Aug 15 2017

Jan 25, 2019

J.I.D. is having a great rookie season. Earlier this year, the East Atlanta product signed to J.Cole's Dreamville label. Shortly after, he released his acclaimed debut, The Never Story. Since then, he's served as supporting act for Cole's nationwide, 4 Your Eyez Only tour. Before taking the stage at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, J.I.D. talks about his come-up, tour life, Dame Dash, Kendrick Lamar, Leonardo DiCaprio and more.

Original Pub date – Aug 9, 2017

Jan 18, 2019
Irv Gotti

Irv Gotti's murdering the game again. After ruling the airwaves in the early 2000s, the Murder Inc. boss has returned with his hit television series, TALES. But music still masters and this spring, he relaunched his storied label with 300 Entertainment. Here, Gotti talks about his new show, production, former artists, and more!

Original Pub Date - August 4, 2017

Dec 26, 2018

N.O.R.E. isn't banned from TV anymore. Alongside partner DJ EFN, the duo have turned their Drink Champs podcast into one of the most successful programs on REVOLT. N.O. has also expanded his brand with cooking show on yet to be announced network. Months after celebrating the 20th anniversary of his landmark album, The War Report, N.O.R.E. talks about his new ventures, JAY-Z, classic material, and more.

Original Pub date - August 1, 2017

Dec 19, 2018
Vic Mensa

Vic Mensa's got a story to tell. But instead of putting it in a book, the Chicago rapper is waxing poetic on his debut album, The Autobiography. Featuring collaborations from rap heavyweights No ID and Pharrell, Vic logs accounts of love, death, and everything in between. Here, the Roc Nation rookie speaks on his creative process, former relationships, studio sessions and more.

Original Publication Date: July 28, 2018

Dec 03, 2018
Cardi B

Cardi B's already a legend in two games. After conquering reality television and social media, the Bronx native has taken her talents to Atlantic Records. Following two celebrated mixtape releases, she recently struck gold with her chart setting single, "Bodak Yellow". Here Cardi, talks about wanting respect, rap stardom, and more!

Original Publication Date: July 14, 2017

Nov 28, 2018

Rap Radar Podcast connects with Macklemore to find out why he decided to separate from producer Ryan Lewis and go solo with his next album. The Seattle rap star also details his everyday struggle with drugs, the Kendrick Lamar Grammy incident backlash and overcoming the sophomore jinx.

Nov 21, 2018
Benny Boom

Our first guest is the director of the 2Pac biopic, All Eyez On Me, Benny Boom who tells all about the making of the film and explains how Nicki Minaj got him back in the hip hop music video game.

Oct 13, 2018