Q-Tip Says He’s Producing Kanye West’s New Album With Rick Rubin [VIDEO]
A Tribe Called Quest may or may not be a wrap but Q-Tip still has big plans for his future.
Pharrell Decodes The Black Album With Life + Times [VIDEO]
Just 10 days shy of The Black Album‘s 10 year anniversary, Pharrell sat with Life + Time to discuss his contributions to what was thought to be Jay Z’s closing opus.
Big Sean Decodes “First Chain” With Life+Times [VIDEO]
Big Sean is the latest artist to appear on Life+Times’ “Decoded” series. The G.O.O.D. Music MC’s song of choice was his Hall of Fame standout “First Chain,” which features Nas and KiD CuDi.
Jay Z’s Life+Times Presents TDE Documentary Trailer [VIDEO]
Kendrick Lamar, one of Hip-Hop’s rising stars, is just one of a quartet of MC’s looking to change the game as we know it. Jay Z’s Life+Times spent the past month on the road following the good kid from a m.A.A.d city, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, and Jay Rock to shoot the first ever TDE/Black Hippy […]
DJ Khaled Discusses His Job Role & Suffering From Success[VIDEO]
Asking what DJ Khaled‘s job entails will lead to a bevy of responses. The DJ, producer, and founder of We The Best Music Group sat down with veteran journalist Shaheem Reid to discuss what he does, the concept behind Suffering From Success, and more on the latest episode of Life+Times’ The Round Up.
Wale Talks Early Career Struggles, Favorite Foamposites & More [VIDEO]
Wale has been having a busy first quarter of 2013, and the promotional push for his third studio album The Gifted is gearing up as well. The D.C. wordsmith recently sat down with veteran journalist Shaheem Reid for Life+Times’ The Round Up show. The pair discussed a bevy of topics including his career, handling fame and […]
Prince Subject Of Touré’s New Book I Would Die 4 U [PHOTOS]
Singer, songwriter and performer Prince has been one of the most successful musicians of his generation. Beginning his career in the late 1970s, the Minneapolis native continues to captivate fans all over the world. That magnetic allure and still-formidable star power is the centerpiece of a new book from MSNBC talk show host and culture […]
RZA Decodes “Unspoken Word” & “Protect Ya Neck” With Life+Times [VIDEO]
For the latest installment of Life+Times’ Decoded series, the Jay-Z sponsored site sat down with RZA, who broke down a verse from notable The RZA as Bobby Digital In Stereo cut “Unspoken Word” and his bars from the infamous Wu-Tang track “Protect Your Neck.”
Life+Times Premieres DJ Neil Armstrong x adidas From Marcy to Barclays Mixtape [DOWNLOAD]
Jay-Z’s Life+Times recently premiered a new mixtape by DJ Neil Armstrong and adidas that commemorates the MC’s efforts to move the Nets to Brooklyn. From Marcy to Barclays plays like a homage to Hova, who is featured on a bulk of the tracks. Credit that to Neil Armstrong’s other gig as Jay-Z’s tour DJ. Track’s like “Crooklyn Dodgers” and […]
Stalley Decodes “Hammers & Vogues” With Life+Times [VIDEO]
MMG’s resident Chevy enthusiast Stalley recently sat down with Jay-Z’s Life + Times for their Decoded series, during which lyricists break down their favorite verses. The Ohio MC chose to explain the second and final verse from his Curren$y-assisted jam “Hammers & Vogues.”
Life+Times Presents The Truth: Are Vet MCs Trying Too Hard? With Elliott Wilson [VIDEO]
For some time now, there has been an elephant in the room, for lack of a better term, regarding a few Hip-Hop elder statesmens’ latest releases. Rap Radar’s Elliott Wilson cited three that met his disapproval in the inaugural episode of his new web series The Truth, with Life+Times.