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
Saba, Episode 45 (Live at Made In America Festival)
438

Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018

Original Publication Date: 9/1/18

May 01, 2020
Juice WRLD, Episode 44 (Live at Made In America Festival)
426

Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018

Original Publication Date: 9/1/18

Apr 24, 2020
Saint JHN, Episode 43 (Live at Made In America Festival)
823

Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018

Original Publication Date: 9/1/18

Apr 17, 2020
SOB X RBE, Episode 42 (Live at Made In America Festival)
628

Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018


Original Publication Date: 9/1/18

Apr 10, 2020
Trouble
831

Recorded live at Made in America Festival 2018


Original Publication Date: 9/1/18

Apr 03, 2020
Freddie Gibbs
3470

Freddie Gibbs doesn’t take himself too seriously. Inspired by the R&B legend Teddy Pendergrass, Gibbs took on a new persona with his latest album, Freddie. But make no mistake, Gangsta Gibbs sticks to the script with his hardcore rhymes and signature snarl. With Too $hort at the helm, Gibbs discusses his new album, exoneration, Bandana 2, sports and more! Live from the Sprint store in Inglewood, California.


Original Publication Date: 7/19/18

Mar 27, 2020
Will Smith
3922

Will Smith’s resume speaks for itself. For over 30 years, West Philadelphia’s favorite son has conquered music, television, and film. But after stepping away from the booth, The Fresh Prince is dusting off his crown with freestyles and an insatiable social media following. On location in Budapest, Big Willie speaks on his new music, The Fresh Prince, box office success, family, and more!

Mar 20, 2020
Westside Gunn
4582

Westside Gunn’s music can’t be labeled. So much in fact that he christened his latest project with three names, Supreme Blientele, God Is The Greatest, Chris Benoit. But whatever you decide to call it, the Buffalo,NY native has earned the respect of his fans and peers. In 2017, Eminem caught wind and offered him a label deal for his Griselda imprint. Back downstate, Gunn speaks on his new album, acceptance, hometown support, culture and much more!

Mar 11, 2020
J Prince
3987

J Prince has lived a life you could write a book on. In fact, the Rap-A-Lot founder has done that with his memoir, The Art & Science of Respect. Here, the Houston OG, discusses his background, forming his label, artists, hardships, and triumphs.


Original Publication Date: 6/11/18

Jan 10, 2020
Saba
4420

Saba's creepin' on ah come up. Thanks to a rabid social media following his sophomore album, Care For Me one of the most lauded projects this year. But things weren't always this positive for the Chicago native. A year ago, his PIVOT Gang partner and cousin, John Walt, was murdered. Finding solace in his music, Saba turned tragedy into triumph. Here, Saba talks about his latest work, beats, rhymes, and life.


Original Publication Date: 6/7/18

Jan 04, 2020
Black Thought
4473

As the frontman of The Roots, Black Thought has always been the center of attention. But now, he’s sharing the spotlight with producer 9th Wonder for his debut EP, Stream of Thoughts. Off mic, Thought’s taking care of business as well. Since 2014, he and The Roots have provided the sounds on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Show. He also organized this year’s Roots Picnic. Here, the talented Mr. Trotter discusses his latest project, Philly origins, Hot 97 freestyle, mainstream success and much more!


Original Pub date – 6/4/18

Jan 03, 2020
Snoop Dogg
4761

Snoop Dogg knows the power of reinvention. 25 years after his landmark debut Doggystyle, Snoop flipped the script with his gospel album, Bible Of Love. But Tha Doggfather still has a foot in the secular world. In addition to his cooking show, Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party, he’s currently hosting the game show, The Joker’s Wild. Here, Snoop discusses his latest effort, legacy, Dr. Dre, Donald Trump, and more!

Original Pub date – 5/29/18


Dec 27, 2019
Murda Beatz
3544

Murda Beatz is killing the game. Thanks to his Lauryn Hill sampled production, Drake earned his third number one with “Nice For What.” But Drizzy isn’t the only one getting laced. In 2017, the Canadian producer supplied Migos (“Motorsport,”) Travis Scott (“Butterfly Effect,”) and 2 Chainz (“It’s A Vibe; “4 AM.”) With his album Keep God First 2 penciled in for later this year, Murda Beatz talks about his chart topping hits, his Quality Control affiliation, family and more.


Original Pub date – 5/21/18

Dec 20, 2019
Mark Pitts
3979

Mark Pitts knows has talent. In fact, it’s been his expertise for over 20 years. During Bad Boy’s infancy, he managed The Notorious B.I.G. Following Biggie’s passing, The Brooklyn native formed ByStorm Entertainment and later introduced the world to Chris Brown, J.Cole, and Miguel. Despite being diagnosed with Bells Palsy, Pitts’ setback was met by a major comeback. He became President of Urban Music at RCA and shaped the careers of G-Eazy, SZA, Khalid, Goldlink and more. In a rare sit down, Pitts speaks on his legendary career, successful protégés, and more!


Original Pub date – 5/14/18

Dec 13, 2019
T.I.
3823

T.I. is for the people. In the wake of Kanye West’s support of President Trump, the tandem shared their differences on the controversial, “Ye vs. The People.” Outside of politics, the trap music pioneer has his hands full. He’s nominated for a Tony Award and this summer is starring in Marvel's Ant-Man sequel. On the small screen, he’s gearing up for his BET reality series, "The Grand Hustle." Here, the Kang speaks on his recent guest feature, new album, diplomacy, and much more.

Original Pub date – 5/7/18

Dec 05, 2019
Wale
5149

From breakups to makeups, Wale wears his heart on his sleeve. So it’s only fitting that MMG laureate waxes about his personal woes on his new EP, It’s Complicated. But relationship goals aren’t the only thing on Folarin’s mind. He barked at critics with “Staying Power” and matched J. Cole’s fire with “Groundhog Day”. Here, the D.C. native speaks on new music, independence, depression, love life, and more!


Original Pub date – 4/2/18

Nov 28, 2019
Roc Marciano
4030

For nearly a decade, Roc Marciano has been a lord of the underground. With the release of his new album, Rosebud Revenge 2: Bitter Dose, the Long Island native is ruling with an iron fist. Released independently, Roc initially turned to the streets before embracing streaming. But with a renewed focus, he talks about his views on music distribution, production, musical style, origins and more!


Original Pub date – 3/26/18

Nov 28, 2019
2 Chainz
5168

2 Chainz knows how to be a player. Inspired by his days on the hardwood, the Atlanta trapper released his four track EP, “The Play Don’t Care Who Make It.” The project serves as an appetizer until the release of his fourth solo album, “Rap Or Go The League.” With guest appearances on The Black Panther soundtrack and Culture II, Chainz discusses his latest effort, Def Jam’s new leadership, DTP and more!


Original Pub date – 3/19/18

Oct 28, 2019
Royce Da 5'9"
6190

Royce Da 5'9" knows how to work well with others. As a member of Slaughterhouse and Bad Meets Evil, the Detroit lyricist has reunited with DJ Premier for the second installment of PRhyme. This time, the tandem reimagines tracks from Antman Wonder Here, Nickle discusses his new project, career false starts, J.Cole, Eminem, Joe Budden, and more!


Original Pub Date – March 12, 2018


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Sep 23, 2019
D-Roc
5683

Although The Notorious B.I.G.’s life was shortened 21 years ago, he left behind eternal friendships. Damien “D-Roc” Butler was his closest confidant. On the brink of stardom, Roc took a weapons charge on Biggies behalf. After his release from prison, he served as B.I.G.’s personnel until his death. In later years, trouble followed Roc. He was involved in a shootout outside of Hot 97 and returned to prison. Upon release, he launched his successful Invisible Bully apparel line and budding label, IB: Music. Along with flagship artist, Chris Matic, Roc remembers his childhood friend, entrepreneurship, music endeavors, and more!



Original Pub Date – March 9, 2018


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Sep 16, 2019
Blac Youngsta
4302

On social media platforms, Blac Youngsta doesn’t take himself too seriously. But when it comes his debut album 223, it’s surprisingly all business. Led by the stripclub ode “Booty”, the Memphis rookie goes expands his purview on social issues (“Strength”), comraderie (“Old Friends”), and perseverance, “Deserve That Shit”. Here, Youngsta speaks on his perception, family, feuds, and more.


Original Pub Date – March 5, 2018


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Sep 09, 2019
MixedByAli
3681

Derek ‘ MixedByAli’ Ali knows the importance of sound. Coming off Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy Award winning "DAMN.," the Top Dawg Entertainment engineer was tapped to polish "The Black Panther" soundtrack and Nipsey Hussle’s "Victory Lap". He’s also fine tuning Jay Rock and Bas’ forthcoming albums. Stepping from behind the boards, Ali discusses his latest work, EngineEars initiative, and much more.


Original Pub date – Feb 26, 2018


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Sep 02, 2019
Nipsey Hussle
5016
Aug 26, 2019
Mase
5733
Aug 16, 2019
Daniel Caesar
3691
Aug 09, 2019
DJ Premier
6517
Aug 02, 2019
Fabolous & Jadakiss
4498
Jul 24, 2019
Quality Control
3657
Jul 19, 2019
Steve Stoute Part 2
3227
Jul 12, 2019
Steve Stoute Part 1
3426
Jul 05, 2019
Russ Part 2
2957
Jun 28, 2019
Russ Part 1
3496
Jun 21, 2019
Belly
3622
May 21, 2019
9th Wonder and Young Guru
4719
Apr 08, 2019
JAY-Z Part 2
3691
Mar 27, 2019
JAY-Z Part 1
4180
Mar 14, 2019
A$AP Twelvyy
3784
Feb 19, 2019
Bun B
6389
Jan 25, 2019
J.I.D.
2935
Jan 18, 2019
Irv Gotti
5949
Dec 26, 2018
N.O.R.E & DJ EFN
6217
Dec 19, 2018
Vic Mensa
4290
Dec 03, 2018
Cardi B
3878
Nov 28, 2018
Macklemore
4270
Nov 21, 2018
Benny Boom
5492
Oct 13, 2018