exclusive interview

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from R&B crooner Mario, but he’s back with new music and a new sound.

Last year, Denzel Washington became the subject of a hilarious meme called “Uncle Denzel,” after a particularly LOL-worthy photo of the Oscar winner at a boxing match captured the imagination of the internet. Now, thanks to our own brave BlogXilla, the real Denzel and “Uncle Denzel” met for the first time, during our exclusive interview […]

ScHoolBoy Q came through the Hot96 studios and chatted with DJ Reddy Rock during the Top 8 @8PM.  ScHoolBoy Q talks about his recent album release, Blank Face LP, as well as his tour, The Blank Face LP Tour kicking off right here in Indianapolis.  Check out Coach Redd’s conversation with ScHoolBoy Q below. ScHoolBoy Q […]

Amber Denise Streeter knows a thing or two about redemption. The 30-year-old songstress, better known as Sevyn Streeter, has had to hop a few hurdles to get where she is, but now that she’s here, she’s ready to share what she’s learned with the world. “I want [listeners] to put a mirror up to themselves,” she says of her […]

Nate Parker isn't shying away from the controversy about his past.

We caught up with Safaree backstage at VH1 Live! to discuss his role on Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood.

Suicide Squad hits theaters on Friday and let me be one of the first to tell you: it’s not as bad as critics are saying. I really enjoyed the movie and thought Warner Bros. and the DC Universe did a great job introducing a bunch of new characters while putting together a highly entertaining film. […]

Sometimes you come across an artist who immediately blows you away, and Nick Grant is that guy.

During our time with Kari, she revealed what it was like growing up in the "mid-south," being adopted, and hating high school.

Singer/songwriter Ro James has been building a steady buzz in the music industry over the past few years, and after releasing his three-part EP series, 'Coke, Jack, & Cadillacs' back in 2013, he's back with a brand new LP.

Over the past four years, Chicago has offered up an assortment of young talent rooted in hip-hop.