Exclusive in-depth interview with Jhene Aiko. In part 1 Jhene talks to Nick Huff Barili about growing up in a Mixed-Race household in LA, first music memories, performing 702’s Steelo at talent show and being influenced by Tupac Shakur. As the conversation continues Jhene explains why she chose not to sign with TDE and opted for signing with NO ID and Def Jam instead. Part 1 of our interview ends with Jhene sharing a story about how a meeting with a record label inspired the concept for the titles of her last three projects. We are just getting started. Stay tuned next week for more with Jhene Aiko.
How does one go from Brownsville, Phillips Exeter Academy, NYU, Lauryn, Wyclef, ‘The Score’, ‘The Carnival’ to prison? How does one get pardoned by George Bush? And how does one find redemption and true freedom afterwards? John Forte tells us his entire journey and where he is now.
On this episode of GGN, The Baka Boyz stop by to chop it up with longtime compadre Nemo Hoes. They reveal their darkest secrets in music production and of finding hidden talent. Also find out what they have Nemo Hoes sign, as well as tales of storms from Stormy’s stormy past. Only on this special edition of Double G News you-bish-yieu!