Born Sinner Ep. 2: Kendrick Lamar

Part 2 of J. Cole’s series; created by Dreamville. The second installment documents the day in the life of Kendrick Lamar as he deals with new found fame.


The site will feature unique, personally curated content each week leading up to the release of his highly anticipated sophomore album Born Sinner.

Be sure to check back at for more Born Sinner stories.

GrandeMarshall & DJ A-Trak – Toca Tuesdays Freestyle (Video)

Last week, Fools Gold’s newest signee GrandeMarshall came up to the Toca Tuesdays studio and brought the big boss A-Trak with him. Of course Tony had to put him on the spot, and Grande definitely came through. Tune in to Toca Tuesdays each and every Tuesday from 8p till Midnight EST on Shade 45.

T.I. Introduces Travi$ Scott as newest Hustle Gang Artist On Skee TV

T.I. talks how he discovered some of the members of Hustle Gang, Travi$ Scott, Iggy Azalea, Chip & Trae Tha Truth.

Travi$ Scott talks about his new single “Upper Echelon” which features T.I. and 2 Chainz, how the record came about, how TIP’s verse came about, how he produced the track with Kanye West in Paris.

Travi$ also talks about his working relationship with Kanye & T.I.

#HVNTS TV, Ep. 4: Lyriciss x U Street

In this episode of HVNTS TV, they catch up with Lyriciss hanging out on U Street, getting ready to shoot a cypher video for He also speaks on what #HVNTS actually means, along with touching on the subject of his recent placement on XXL’s 15 DMV Artists You Need To Know and his upcoming appearance on Shade45’s Sway In The Morning. Guest appearances from AP The Prince, Whitefolkz, PHZ-Sicks, Hippie Life Krew, and more. Filmed by Matt Sugawara | #HVNTS

#HVNTS TV: Lyriciss x Art Under Pressure (Washington, DC)

Lyriciss hits Washington, DC’s premier skateboard shop, Art Under Pressure, to perform in JF Coop’s The Collection showcase, along with JF Coop, Franky Murdock, Darren Hanible, Nate Greyski, Vaughn G. (of M1 Platoon), Dwayne Champagne, and more. He also takes time out to formally introduce Maryland hip-hop artist & HVNTS affiliate, Darren Hanible.

Lyricists Anonymous Inc. Live On UstreamTV 6:30-8:00pm Tonight



Tonight’s Guests Include:

Producer/Live Performer
Shake Beats

Rapper/ Singer/ Songwriter/ Producer: John Rose

Hosted by Adam Paco LaVoz James
Co-Hosted by Nicholas Rodgers
Co-Hosted by Howard HellforIgnorance Griffen

Music by DJkiddmarvel
Underground Hip Hop

Keep your ears to the street! Tune into “LYRICISTS ANONYMOUS LIVE!” Every Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EST… @ or

Pharrell Interviews Nardwuar (Video)

Pharrell Williams surprises legendary music journalist Nardwuar the Human Serviette by turning the tables and interviewing Nardwuar at SXSW in Austin, Texas. They sing, rap, talk about Nardwuar’s mysterious past, and Pharrell gives Nardwuar a tutorial on how to properly pronounce the term “ho” like a rapper. Nard gets Narded for the first time ever!