RESPECT. Interview: SEMI the GAWD Talks New Projects, Making It Out, & Sway in The Morning

SEMI the GAWD isn't new to the scene, but his recent endeavors have definitely gotten people listening more than ever before. The young Harlem-bred emcee has set out on a path of destruction as he has vied to reach the top spot. He hasn't shown any sign of slowing down anytime soon as he's...

Watch Part 5 of Future’s “Like I Never Left” Documentary

Future's long awaited third album DS2 is available in stores and on iTunes right now, so it was only right for Complex to drop the fifth installment in the Like I Never Left documentary series. He speaks of the key goals that he wants to reach with the release of this album, why he doesn't want...

RESPECT. Interview: Papoose on New Album “You Can’t Stop Destiny”, Wife Remy Ma & LHHNY

[caption id="attachment_103464" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Courtesy of Honorable Records[/caption] Earlier this week, Papoose and I talked about his new album, "You Can't Stop Destiny", which is out today, tenacity, marriage and relationships, and Love & Hip Hop: New York. A decade...

Watch Part 4 to Future’s “Like I Never Left” Documentary

Hearing Future harmonize the melody for "London Bridge is Falling Down" may have been the highlight of our day. He also talks about the differences in his work before making his first hit "Racks" and why he doesn't film his studio sessions. Peep Part 4 to the "Like I Never Left" documentary...

Watch: Future- ‘Like I Never Left’ Documentary Part One

In an effort to the spread word and build excitement for his upcoming album DS2 (Dirty Sprite 2), rapper Future is releasing a documentary chronicling his journey called Like I Never Left.  In the first installment of the documentary, the lyricist speaks to hip hop journalism...

Hopsin Drops A Lil’ Science for All Aspiring Rappers

The original Ill Mind, Hopsin stopped by Hot 97’s Ebro in the Morning for an impressive interview that all aspiring artists should take note of. The high-energy interview started off with the basics, such as the origin of his stage name, his infamous That’s So Raven cameo and how he started...

The Journey Of Conscious Youth: Raury

  From Andre 3000 to Frank Ocean, Atlanta's "Indigo Child" Raury has been compared to them all. He stopped by Sway In The Morning along with his very loyal manager to speak on positive vibes, why it's important that people have their OWN musical taste (regardless of what...

Interview: Raekwon Reflects on 20 Years of ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx’, Longevity and The New Wave of Emcees

Wu-Tang Clan elder statesman Raekwon is celebrating the 20 year anniversary of 1995's landmark album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx with a tour. We had the chance to catch up with the Chef himself and talk about the legacy of OB4CL, his motivation to keep making music and his opinion on the new...

Meek Mill stops by the Breakfast Club

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WtM6g4_eoc[/embed] Meek Mill stops by The Breakfast Club to talk about his #1 album "Dreams Worth More Than Money," calls out Joe Budden for being "corny as sh**", discusses how he got Nicki Minaj, (finally) and how jail was actually beneficial for...

Premiere: Hadish – “On”

[caption id="attachment_101947" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo Credit: Hero Drade[/caption] From the opening line (“They throw dirt on my name ‘til they throw dirt on my casket”) to the all-too-familiar visual shots of the young men shooting dice on a street corner, Hadish,...