Elliott Wilson

Lil Wayne‘s latest studio album, Tha Carter V, is a definite crowd pleaser even among some of the rapper’s harshest critics. But what was extremely noticeable on the Young Money honcho’s latest effort was the absence of one of his label’s biggest stars in Drake and Weezy addressed the matter.

On April 19 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City, DJ Khaled appeared on Elliott Wilson’s live interview CRWN series. It was the first time the series will air on MTV2 and Khaled was a perfect subject for its television debut.

With At.Long.Last.A$AP rumored to be releasing next month, rapper A$AP Rocky spoke candidly about the album and plenty more with Elliott Wilson in the latest installment of CRWN.

In the latest episode of The Truth, Common talks paying homage to his hometown of Chicago with his 10th studio album Nobody’s Smiling, adapting to the ever-evolving world of music, and the brilliance behind working with the best producers in the industry.

If the 2014 XXL Freshman list was more like a yearbook, the award for most charismatic (a great quality for a MC to possess) would go to Troy Ave. Representing Brooklyn, the raw rhymer walks through the borough in which he was born and bred on the latest episode of Elliott Wilson’s The Truth.

Powerhouse couple Elliott Wilson and Danyel Smith have cornered the market as leaders in the journalism game in their various stints. Their latest venture, HRDCVR, is an ambitious magazine project that will cover art, music, politics and much more with an academic and artistic slant.

“It was important for me to come in the game, be very transparent, be very confident at 6’5”,” 2 Chainz said to Elliott Wilson. That’s but one of many quotables from the Atlanta rapper’s 20-minute discussion on the veteran journalist’s Life+Time series, The Truth.

This week, Future released his long-awaited sophomore LP, Honest. To build on that, the rapper sat down with veteran journalist Elliott Wilson in the latest installment of his CRWN interview series.

Freddie Gibbs is the latest MC to chop it up with veteran journalist Elliott Wilson on his Life+Time series, The Truth. The Gary, Ind.-born, Los Angeles-based MC discussed Piñata, Jeezy, why he’s so close with NFL Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson, and much more.

Veteran journalist Elliott Wilson made due of his time at SXSW by bringing his Myspace CRWN interview series with him. This time he invited Lil Wayne to sit on the hot seat to answer questions in front of a live crowd.

A Tribe Called Quest may or may not be a wrap but Q-Tip still has big plans for his future.