• 12/30/2019
    Interview: Mobo Joe

    Mobo Joe is a rapper and entrepreneur from Harvey, Louisiana. He’s best known as the founder of Mobo Records, as well as for his work, alongside Ace Nitty, in Lower Level Organization.

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  • 12/23/2019
    Interview: Max Minelli

    Max Minelli is a rapper from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He’s best known for some twenty years’ worth of solo albums, mixtapes, and singles (including “Louisiana Sky," an all-timer), as well as for his work with C-Loc’s Concentration Camp collective. Earlier this year, he announced his retirement from rapping.

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  • 12/18/2019
    Interview: Dr. Holly Hobbs

    Dr. Holly Hobbs is a cultural researcher based in New Orleans, Louisiana. She’s best known as the founder of the NOLA Hip-Hop and Bounce Archive, and currently works as a corporate developement specialist for the University of New Orleans’s NPR affiliate WWNO.

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  • 12/17/2019
    Interview: J-Dawg

    J-Dawg is a rapper from Hollygrove, New Orleans. He’s best known as a member of Black Menace (along with Threat and DJ Jaz), as well as for his 1997 solo records The Dawg House and Smokin’ & Rollin’.

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  • 12/13/2019
    Interview: Lil Ya

    Lil Ya is a rapper from Third Ward, New Orleans. He’s best known as a member of U.N.L.V. (along with Tec-9 and Yella Boy), as well as for his 2000 solo record Another Massacre.

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  • 12/11/2019
    Interview: Young Bleed

    Young Bleed is a rapper and producer from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He’s best known for “How Ya Do Dat," from his debut My Balls and My Word, as well as his earlier work with C-Loc’s Concentration Camp clique and later run of independent releases via his labels Da'Tention Home and Trap Door Entertainment.

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  • 11/20/2019
    Interview: HTRK

    HTRK is a band from Melbourne, Australia, comprised of Jonnine Standish and Nigel Yang. They’re best known for 2014’s Psychic 9-5 Club, which was followed up with Venus in Leo this past August.

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  • 10/18/2019
    Interview: Ray Barney

    Ray Barney is an entrepreneur from Chicago, Illinois. He's best known as the founder of Dance Mania Records, and currently runs New Life Health Foods.

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  • 10/11/2019
    Interview: DJ Slugo

    DJ Slugo is a ghetto house producer and DJ from Chicago, Illinois. He’s best known for his prolific output and close involvement with Dance Mania, as well as the genre-defining “Wouldn't You Like To Be A Hoe Too."

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  • 10/3/2019
    Interview: DJ Roc

    DJ Roc is a juke and footwork producer and DJ from Chicago, Illinois. He’s best known as a member of the Beatdown House crew, as well as for his Juke City mixtape series and 2010 solo record The Crack Capone. His next album, the sequel to last year’s Roctober, comes out October 28th.

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