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Lil Twist Performs “One Time”, Talks Talent, Growing Up In YMCMB & More [Video]

March 19, 2014 by Danny M

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Lil Twist Performs One Time, Talks Talent, Growing Up In YMCMB & More

On March 15th, Lil Twist attended and performed his “One Time” song live at the Illmore in Austin, Texas for SXSW weekend.

Before performing at the party, Twizzy spoke to IllRoots about growing up in YMCMB, noticing his talent, and more. You can check out his interview and performance below!

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Drake Discusses His Love For The Toronto Raptors In A Promo Clip [Video]

October 31, 2013 by Danny M

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Drake Discusses His Love For The Toronto Raptors In A Promo Clip

The Toronto Raptors have released a new promo clip that includes their Global Ambassador Drake talking about his love for the city of Toronto in Canada, growing up supporting the Raptors, and more.

You can watch the video after the jump below!

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Drake Discusses Growing Up, Social Media, Marvin Gaye, Legacy & More [Video]

October 18, 2013 by Danny M

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If you have one hour of free time, then make sure you watch this new interview between CBC Radio’s Jian Ghomeshi and Drizzy Drake above.

Drake talks about his Nothing Was The Same album, being a rapper, performing music at a young age, growing up in Toronto, moving between the USA and Canada, acting on the Degrassi television show, social media, being inspired by Marvin Gaye, what he hopes to achieve with his music, becoming the Global Ambassador of the Toronto Raptors, his legacy, and plenty more.

During the interview, Drizzy also mentions that it only took him around 2 hours to record his “Hold On, We’re Going Home” single!

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Shanell Picks Who She Would Make A Baby Daddy Out Of Denzel Washinton, Fat Joe & Barack Obama

September 20, 2013 by Danny M

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Above, you can watch Mafiyo from Rapkind TV chop it up with Shanell backstage at the America’s Most Wanted music festival.

They talk about being on tour with Lil Wayne, if SnL will be the next artist on Young Money to drop an album, her sister D. Woods, where she was born, where she grew up, writing four songs on Wayne’s Rebirth album, and if she would make Denzel Washinton, Fat Joe and Barack Obama a baby daddy or a booty call.

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PJ Morton Talks Growing Up In New Orleans & His Childhood [Video]

May 14, 2013 by Danny M

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PJ Morton uploads a new video to celebrate his studio album, New Orleans, being released in stores today. The clip includes both old and new footage of PJ‘s childhood, working in the studio, buying music at a record store, and more.

Don’t forget to show your support and purchase Morton‘s New Orleans album if you haven’t already done so!

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Nicki Minaj Graces Front Cover Of Teen Vogue Magazine, Excerpts & Photo Shoot

May 13, 2013 by Danny M

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Nicki Minaj Graces Front Cover Of Teen Vogue Magazine, Excerpts & Photo Shoot

Nicki Minaj graces the front cover Teen Vogue magazine’s June/July issue. As well as taking part in a photo shoot, Nicki also took part in an interview with the magazine were she compared the music industry to high school, talked growing up, and social media.

Hit the jump to view a couple of photos of the Young Money Barbie from Teen Vogue’s photo shoot and read some excerpts from their interview!

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PJ Morton Chats About His “Only One” Single, Upcoming “New Orleans” Album & More

March 3, 2013 by Danny M

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PJ Morton Chats About His Only One Single, Upcoming New Orleans Album & More

PJ Morton recently phoned in to Cyrus Webb‘s radio show, Conversations LIVE, for a 15 minute interview.

They discussed PJ‘s “Only One” single featuring Stevie Wonder, his biggest influence in music, growing up in New Orleans, his upcoming New Orleans album, and plenty more.

You can listen to their full interview after the jump below.

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