Interviews

Producers and Artists Name Their Favorite Nas Album

To celebrate Nas Week, complex.com had several people name and speak on their favorite Nas album. The video above features interviews with producers DJ Premier and Salaam Remi, journalist Miss Info, music artist Sean Kingston and [...]

DJ Skee & AXS TV Bring Music Back To TV

Music has made its way back to television courtesy of AXS TV’s new show SKEE Live.  The brainchild and vision of DJ Skee, the hour long live show is composed of taped segments, interviews, guest performances and [...]

What Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” Verse Means To Hip Hop

Since the release of Big Sean’s “Control” which originally was set to be showcased on his upcoming Hall Of Fame LP, the topic of discussion in the world of Hip Hop has been Kendrick Lamar’s guest verse.  All [...]

Money Rod Breaks down Hip Hop and the new single “Better Part”

1. What is your first official single “Better Part” about? “Better Part” Is one of my crossover records its basically about a person being the better part of your day, you do what you do but [...]

TRUE Exclusive Interview: Sadat X is Humbly Proud – A Journey of Love Through Hell to Get Right

At times hip hop can seem lofty, fantastical, even a bit unrealistic.  This may strike some as strange since it is also a culture that claims to “keep it real”, often.  This notion of keeping it [...]

Because Nobody Else Could | 20 TRUE Questions with Te-Money

Some artists make a conscious decision to make music.  Others, by a stroke of fate, or  some other force from without, just happen to be at the right place at the right time with the right [...]

Compton’s Buck chats with TRUE magazine. Talks about being labeled the “#1 independent artist of the year.”

TRUE: Tell us about how you got into Hip hop? Who made you want to rap? CB: Well, my boy used to beatbox at school while I rapped, and the energy from my classmates made me [...]

TRUE Exclusive: Simply Complicated | an interview with Pharoahe Monch

The task of an artist, no, the instinct of an artist, is to take the multitude of life’s complications and craft an expression of such that can be easily experienced by many; the skillful translation of [...]

TRUE Exclusive Interview: Charly “Max B” Wingate – Pardon the Wave Rapper Charly “Max B” Wingate Fighting for a Retrial

Former Dipset member Charly “Max B” Wingate currently faces a seemingly harsh 75 year prison sentence after being found guilty of 9 of 11 counts he was charged with stemming back to a theft turned robbery [...]