While out in Phoenix, K.Dot chopped it up with the homie Bootleg Kev for a dope interview as always. No need for me to say more, check out what they discussed below and see their interview after the jump. Also, bonus footage from Powerhouse 2012 is included underneath. POW!
I got to sit down with the good homie Kendrick Lamar backstage at Powerhouse 2012! We speak on him doing crazy numbers for GKMC the first week, what his expectations were for the album, In retrospect how important it was for him to be on the Club Paradise Tour, the new joint with J.Cole “The Jig Is Up” and wether or not they will finally drop a project together, being the leader of the new wave of respectable Hip Hop artists, how to balance doing “Kendrick” type records and doing more ignorant stuff like the verse on “Fuckin’ Problems”, How he feels about The Game sticking up for him in regards to the Shyne situation, where Sherane is today, how he feels about people calling the album a “Classic”, wether or not he is working on album #2 again, and more! Also included is video of Kendrick performing “Westside Right On Time” at Powerhouse 2012.
Bad Boy’s own King Los is becoming infamous for his ability to murk the freestyle challenge. Bootleg Kev gave Los a run for his money by throwing in a bunch of current events like Steve Nash, World Series, & others in there but the kid is untouchable. See the master of his craft after the jump.
Hoodie up as always, K.Dot joins Bootleg Kev on Power 98.3 to talk about his new album, good kid, m.A.A.d. city hittin’ shelves October 22nd. He speaks on the first record he put together with Dr. Dre, “Compton”, and why we haven’t gotten the “Recipe” video yet.
Bootleg Kev sat down with Ludacris for an interview during Memorial Day Weekend in Vegas. The two speak on topics including: The disappointment of his last album “Battle Of The Sexes”, his new album “Ludaversal” which is dropping September 11th, working with Justin Bieber, 2 Chainz signing to Def Jam & if he ever thought 2 Chainz had the potential (back then) to be the superstar he is (now), Willy Northpole, squashing everything w/ Big Sean, his radio background, and wether or not he feels like his side business ventures ever takes away from his music..
Out in Vegas, you must stop by and make a visit to the studio with Bootleg Kev. Swizz catches everyone up on his recent projects, wife Alicia Keys new album, the past & future of DMX, collabo with Meek Mill, working with Dr. Dre on Detox, and much more. Catch the second part to the interview after the jump.
While on the Club Paradise tour in Las Vegas, J. Cole sits down with Bootleg Kev to talk about Jermaine’s sophomore studio album. He also discusses the tour life, being grammy nominated not making the MTV Hottest MC’s list as well. Around the 12:15 mark, J . Cole also confirms the rumored Kendrick Lamar album that we as hip hop fans need in their lives.