listed interviews

Bryan Ford:
Bryan Ford:'I like how hip-hop has continued to incorporate different types of music.''Killah Priest is always in for an adventurous trip to further widen his already impressive discography. So when multi-genre Chicago producer Bryan Ford asked him to team up for some live sessions, Priest said ‘yes’.'POSTED 05|10|2016
Onry Ozzborn:
Onry Ozzborn:‘My fav rap duo of all time? Outkast.’'Onry Ozzborn likes to surround himself. The Seattle lyricist first emerged on the scene as a member of Northwest hip-hop collective Oldominion in the late 90’s. Then came Grayskul: together with JFK, he released two albums on Rhymesayers Entertainment.'POSTED 04|22|2016
Factor:
Factor:'I focus more on mixing and editing now''Three years after his last, conceptual album ‘Woke Up Alone’, Canadian producer Factor returns with a new record that circles around one central theme: the failed city of Factoria, an industrial dream blown to smithereens due to the economic recession of the first world war.'POSTED 04|15|2016
Random
Random‘I was tempted to strike while the iron was hot’'Announced as ‘the album of his life’, Random aims high with his latest release ‘RNDM’. With features such as Kool Keith, Murs and Joell Ortiz, the former teacher from Philadelphia names it ‘the biggest thing that I have ever done’…'POSTED 09|30|2015
Kriswontwo
Kriswontwo'Sound waves are some really cool beings''On his debut album -an exquisite collage of rap and soul- the Danish producer serves beats for a variety of refined lyricists such as MED, El Da Sensei, Oh No, Stacy Epps, Georgia Anne Muldrow and UK soul singer Omar a.o.'POSTED 09|15|2015
P.SO the Earth Tone King
P.SO the Earth Tone King‘I always liked Dali’'Despite his admiration for Dali’s work, P.SO The Earth Tone King named himself after another great Spanish painter: Pablo Picasso. Why the New York lyricist chose to be named after a painter is clear on his latest effort ‘Feast Of Legend’. 'POSTED 09|08|2015
eMC
eMC‘Best Tonight Show moment? The Roots doing a Sean Price tribute.’'eMC aka Masta Ace, Stricklin and Wordsworth have been recording together for ten years now. First as a quartet, then –after parting ways with Punchline- as a trio. A few months ago the group released their second record ‘The Tonite Show’.'POSTED 09|07|2015
B. Dolan
B. Dolan'I want things to sound like a 10''‘Kill The Wolf’ is B. Dolan’s first solo album in five years. As an adept of sound and words, the Rhode Island MC/producer, buddy and label mate of Sage Francis, took the time to mould and shape the record to perfection. ‘I want things to sound like a 10.’'POSTED 07|13|2015
Blueprint:
Blueprint:‘The Bomb Squad was my biggest influence’'Is there anyone who takes this art form more serious than Blueprint? With every album the Ohio emcee/producer drops, his devotion grows stronger. Blueprint doesn’t rap for fun. He raps like every rhyme puts his life on the line.'POSTED 04|30|2015
Ceschi:
Ceschi:‘Our decisions are manipulated by those in power’'Ceschi Ramos’ first album in five years, ‘Broken Bone Ballads’, closes a difficult period in his life. After being incarcerated and battling court on basis of dubious marijuana charges, the Connecticut, New Haven musician has a lot to ventilate. 'POSTED 04|28|2015
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FROM the vaults

Asheru on African identity:interview from 2013
Exileinterview from 2011
Granddaddy I.U.interview from 2006
Zion Iinterview from 2012