J Prince flexed his OG muscles and got Drake to shut down whatever return fire he had for Pusha T, saying that the high road was best for all involved. In an interview with Sway Calloway, the Rap-A-Lot Records honcho said he heard the song Drizzy had ready to go and said its contents were […]

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Eminem visited the SiriusXM studios for an exclusive sit-down with DJ Whoo Kid and Lord Sear, discussing his Beyoncé collaboration, new music and more.

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Damian Lillard, also known as Dame D.O.L.L.A., enlisted Lil Wayne for his latest track, "Run It Up," from the hoop star's upcoming album, Confirmed.

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Macklemore sat down with Sway Calloway of Shade 45's Sway In The Morning Show, talking his new solo venture and details about his car accident.

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The war of words between rappers Joey BadA$$ and Troy Ave heated up just a pinch more after the Pro Era captain took aim during a classic “5 Fingers of Death” freestyle on Sway In The Morning. The phenom didn’t mention his fellow borough rival by name, but several lines during the freestyle are unmistakenly […]

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Dame Dash might be long removed from his days as a honcho at Roc A Fella Records, but the always-moving business mogul still has plenty to say. Dash sat down with Shade 45’s Sway In The Morning crew and opened up about lots including suggesting that his former partner Jay Z is a snitch.

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Iggy Azalea is as unavoidable a topic in Hip-Hop right now as any, and much of the chatter around the popular rapper has been about her authenticity. Two of Philadelphia’s finest, Jill Scott and Eve, recently discussed and dissected Iggy Azalea’s faux Black accent and much more.

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G-Unit stopped by Shade 45 for their first-ever interview since reuniting. Not only did the rap collective play exclusive cuts from their newly debuted The Beauty Of Independence EP, but the one-hour special included insight into their getting back together, Drake’s “0-100,” Eminem’s influence, Ferguson’s unrest and much much more.

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Add Talib Kweli to the list of Macklemore defenders. But don’t dismiss the Black Star rapper’s point. According the Brooklyn native, Macklemore is Hip-Hop, but his fans aren’t (of course Kweli didn’t mean ALL his fans, duh).


Rick Rubin is a legend in the world of Hip-Hop, co-founding Def Jam Records with Russell Simmons in the 1980s. Rubin discussed his career, being white and Jewish in Hip-Hop, working with Eminem and more in a recent Shade 45 chat with DJ Whoo Kid.

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MTV’s Sway Calloway had a long week following his Shade 45 interview with Kanye West, who infamously screamed on the host. Chants of, “You ain’t got the answers Sway,” became commonplace on the Internets, but yesterday, Sway returned to MTV RapFix with answers in tow.

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Although he has shown no chill throughout his 15 year career, Eminem is good for keeping a low profile. Surprisingly the self-proclaimed Rap God dropped various jewels in a town hall style Q&A interview with Sway Calloway on Shade 45.