HipHopDx Interviews

Steve Aoki Talks Teaming With Tom Bilyeu For Empowering "Neon Future" Comic Series

#DXCLUSIVE: The DJ and entrepreneur were on a #NYCC panel that also featured Darryl "DMC" McDaniels.

Mozzy Discusses Kendrick Lamar's Co-Sign, "Black Panther" Placement & His Creative Process

#DXCLUSIVE: Part 2 of HipHopDX's conversation with the Sacramento-bred MC.

"Special Delivery" Producer Ez Elpee Speaks On "Uproar" Snub: "They Stole My Shit"

#DXCLUSIVE: "It's just like if I took 'Ruff Ryders Anthem' and did it over and didn't give [Swizz Beatz] a credit for it," says Ez Elpee.

Westside McFly Talks Collaborating With Too $hort, The New LA Rap Scene & More

"South Central Ain't 4 Everybody" is out now.

Duck Down Records Founders Buckshot & Dru Ha Reflect On "Enta Da Stage" 25 Years Later

#DXCLUSIVE: The incredibly true stories that surround this underground rap classic.

Bobbito Garcia Reveals Only Artist Who Ever Had Him "Shook"

#DXCLUSIVE: The New York native also talks about his favorite interview and imparts some wisdom on aspiring radio show hosts.

10,000 Hours Part 1: The Art Of Selling Merch

Rapper Twondon shares how merch became his crown jewel.

James R Talks Life After "Love & Hip Hop"

#DXClusive The ex-"Love and Hip Hop" star says he's "not a scumbag" and thinks the show does a disservice to Hip Hop.

Mozzy Reflects On His Work Ethic, Career Struggles & Grandmother's Influence

#DXCLUSIVE: Part 1 of HipHopDX's conversation takes a deep dive into the Sacramento native's career and his new album "Gangland Landlord."

Meet Mr. Hanky, The Producer Behind Lil Duval’s Viral Hit “Smile (Living My Best Life)”

Read more to find out how the successful single is a “full-circle” moment for the producer behind Colonel Loud’s “California” and Luke Nasty’s “On The Way.”

Roc Marciano Details "Behold A Dark Horse" Release Strategy & Creating "Kaos" With DJ Muggs

#DXCLUSIVE: The acclaimed MC/producer discusses collaborations with Black Thought, Busta Rhymes and Alchemist, plus looks back at his debut "Marcberg."

Slug On Being "Medium Famous," Mortality & Why He Says "Fuck Kanye West"

#DXCLUSIVE: The Rhymesayers co-founder also explains how he's cracked the code to life.

Jason DeMarco Reveals How Adult Swim's 1st Festival Came To Be

#DXCLUSIVE: Plus, IDK discusses being part of the lineup and how Adult Swim helps Hip Hop artists.

FnZ Break Down Denzel Curry's "TA13OO" Production & Map Out Future Plans

#DXCLUSIVE: In part two of our interview with the duo, the producers take a deep dive into their work on Curry's critically acclaimed album.

Sting & Shaggy's Unlikely Friendship Forged Memorable Music On "44/876"

#DXClusive: The two music legends talk about their legacies, their music, and being immigrants in Trump's America.

Project Youngin Moving Past Death Hoax Controversy With Feel-Good Music

#DXCLUSIVE: The up-and-coming Florida rapper is exchanging his "Thug Souljas" for "AM Vibez" these days.

Joe Budden On Responding To Eminem & Why He's NOT The "Howard Stern Of Hip Hop"

Yesterday's bar rapper is today's talking head. In this #DXCLUSIVE with HipHopDX Editor-In-Chief Trent Clark, Budden calmly outlines the method behind his latest maneuvers while acknowledging the state of the culture around him.

FnZ Discuss A$AP Rocky's Hands-On Approach, "Testing" & Learning From Jim Jonsin

#DXCLUSIVE: Part one of our extensive interview with the production duo.

Valee Producer ChaseTheMoney & FlossMobChase Talk New EP & Biting In Hip Hop

#DXCLUSIVE: “That's an ongoing thing ... whoever hot, people want to take from them,” FlossMob explains.

Meet "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood’s" Hilarious Cast Member RoccStar

The hitmaker for the likes of Chris Brown and Jennifer Lopez explains his mentorship from the late Chris Lightly and eventual career resurgence.

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