Talk about a full circle moment. 13 years ago, I interned for the guy standing at the left of the picture above-- Shawn Prez of Bad Boy Records. I joined him, Danny Su and Lisa Evers to talk about how to make it in the music biz for Fox 5 & Hot 97's Street Soldiers.
Why can't we all just get along? ICYMI, I was on The Beat with Ari Melber to share my weekly fall backs...including Nicki Minaj, Cardi B and why we gotta put some R-E-S-P-E-C-T on Aretha Franklin's name.
I was asked to join Chinx's wife and the NYPD detective who helped track down two alleged suspects in the rapper's murder.
Are women winning--finally--in hip-hop? With the success of Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow," women in rap seem to be on top. I discussed this important topic along with Lisa Evers, TT Torrez (Hot 97) and Rapsody on Street Soldiers. Peep the video below:
Move over rock. Hip-hop/R&B is the #1 genre by the numbers. For a genre that's often treated like the red-headed stepchild of the music biz, this is kinda a big deal. I spoke to Lisa Evers over at Fox 5 about the milestone. Check out a clip:
P.S. Streaming is a HUGE part of hip-hop's success. Read up on everything you ever wanted to know about streaming in my feature for XXL.