Shaheem Reid

Chris Rock has been feverishly promoting his upcoming directorial debut Top Five to no end and he’s not above making headlines just for the sake of making them.

Nothing was the same for Kendrick Lamar after he quit trying to be a carbon copy of what he heard on the radio. He and veteran Hip-Hop journalist Shaheem Reid discussed the importance of this transformation during an interview that took place during this year’s Budweiser Made in America Festival.

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.

It’s shaping up to be a MMG summer. French Montana’s Excuse My French ushered in the season, Wale’s up next with The Gifted just weeks away, and last night we discovered that the collective will deliver Self Made Vol. 3 August 6.

French Montana couldn’t be any happier about the release of his debut album, Excuse My French. He even claims not to be consumed by the uncertainty of his first week sales like most artist in his position should be. The Bronx MC is just happy the people get to hear his work, or so he’s said countless times […]

Perhaps the most important step in achieving greatness is to study those who preceded you. Wale approached his forthcoming LP The Gifted from this standpoint according to the first episode of his new viral series.

Now that Student of the Game is officially out and being met to positive reviews, N.O.R.E. continues his press run with accomplished journalist Shaheem Reid on the latest installment of Life + Times series The Roundup. The “Superthug” MC was extremely candid in the sit down, discussing everything from making legendary hits with Pharrell to how hip-hop saved his life.

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 […]

Life + Times and veteran journalist Shaheem Reid deliver the second installment of The Round Up. This time around Jadakiss sits in the hot seat for some casual conversation. An array of topics were discussed, including the Yonkers MC’s top five favorite beats, his favorite Biggie verse and a few other interesting anecdotes from his […]

Busta Rhymes is the first subject of Life + Times’ new interview series called The Round Up. Hosted by veteran journalist Shaheem Reid, he gets Bussa Bus to speak on numerous topics including his stint on Leaders of the New School and becoming a burgeoning rap star while still in high school.

Bizzy Crook is back again after last leaving off with his record, “Worked Out For Me.” Crook, who made a lot of noise after a Demi Lovato feature last year, kind of fell back for a minute but now he is back and more focused on getting it in by putting out some quality music. […]

DJ Khaled takes us behind the scenes of the making of one of the more anticipated songs on his new album, Kiss The Ring. In this video, Preemo, Nas, Shaheem Reid, Scarface, and Jadakiss all make cameos while crafting this song which sounds like it is going to turn a lot of heads and ears by the […]