De La Soul join Conspiracy Worldwide Radio in the form of Maseo who is literally live at the barbeque. We discuss the forthcoming Fall release “You’re Welcome” as well as hearing the truth behind how the De La Soul classic were made. Far from a reserved interview, this lengthy feast takes every hip hop fan on a ride through time and Maseo explains how De La Soul have always produced their own music since day one, with Prince Paul simply acting as an Executive Producer. We discuss the intricacies of radio, food and more importantly the brand new De La Soul album in this comprehensive guide to hip hop’s most adored group. Silly people miss serious things. Check this.
Underground champion R.A The Rugged Man makes his third appearance on The Friday Night Live Show to talk about his new album ‘Legends Never Die’ and everything in between. High off of life, R.A speaks on the satisfaction and accomplishment he feels in completing his album, the cover art for ‘Legends Never Die’, why 30+ songs didn’t make the final cut (‘specifically in the form of ‘A Tall Tail’ and a song produced by Prince Paul), collaborating with Talib Kweli, Tech N9ne and Hopsin, plans of releasing the often delayed ‘Bad Biology OST’, writing and recording the now classic Rawkus Records gem ‘Stanley Kubrick’ in just 20 minutes, Conspiracy Theories and so much more!
N.O.R.E aka P.A.P.I, commonly known to Hip Hop as the legendary Noreaga details the making of his first solo release since 2007’s ‘Noreality’ among many other topics including; the mixed reviews that ‘Student Of The Game’ was recently met with, appealing to different generations, striving to be a teacher in making the album, the science behind the track ‘Camouflage Unicorns’, the story behind the ‘Head’ skit off his debut ‘N.O.R.E’, the upcoming CNN album, which he reveals will very likely feature Q-Tip, DJ Premier and Alchemist handling production duties, being open to accepting beats from UK producers, featuring on the new Tragedy Khadafi album on a song with Imam Thug, being banned from the UK and so much more. Listen and email us for the chance of your production being used on the upcoming CNN project.
Homeboy Sandman is back! Loaded with his signature wisdom and refreshing honor, we discuss and touch on the many factors that played a role in the creation of his latest offering ‘Kool Herc: Fertile Crescent’. We explore the release that contrary to its marketing Sandman wants people to look at as a project rather than an EP and touch on everything from its inception, production, samples, cover-art and beyond! We also learn that some of the tracks from the project are the tracks that lead to his deal signing to Stones Throw Records and that the project marks the start of a continuing series of similar releases. Pay homage to a leader of the new school and listen!
A vague Talib Kweli takes us as prisoners of his conscious to discuss his latest offering and more. We talk making ‘ Prisoner Of Conscious’, collaborations, the philosophy in which he chooses to base making his music off, his close to unmatched internet presence, the success of Kendrick Lamar and the cause and effect inspiration its had on him as an artist, being a natural optimist and why this overrides his observations of social issues in the world. He says Mista Montana and Menace should move. Hear him.
Marco Polo joins us for a feature length interview exploring his stupendous career to date and his latest new FREE album ‘Newport Authority 2’. We talk making ‘New Port Authority’ and how the politics surrounding his upcoming album ‘Port Authority’ inspired its manifestation, sampling issues, working with Das-EFX, R.A. The Rugged Man, recording ‘G.U.R.U.’, plans of recording a follow-up release to 2009’s ‘Double Barrel’ with Torae, a potential sequel to ‘The Stupendous Adventures of Marco Polo’ (but with a twist), his dad putting him up on Native Tongues, taking out Noreaga in a Newport smoking stand off, his upcoming project with Hannibal Stax entitled ‘Seize The Day’ and so much more!
Full of focus and a seldom brought conviction, the legendary Slum Village join us live from their video shoot for ‘Summer Breeze’ to talk their forthcoming album ‘Evolution’ as well as their upcoming solo sets respectively. With the revelation that Young RJ, T3 and Focus will be behind the boards and features from the likes of Havoc, Jazzy Jeff and Rapper Big Pooh ‘Evolution’ is on way to become one of 2013’s finest projects and all three members explain why. Two forthcoming solo projects, namely in the form of a conceptual T3 solo project ‘Secret Squirrel’, which he was originally set to record with J. Dilla and Young RJ’s ‘Distorted Thoughts Of Perfection’ are further detailed as is the much anticipated Yancey Boys album! Enjoy this – SV forever!