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One Of Biggie’s Final Radio Appearances Is A Moment That Can Never Be Tuned Out (Video)

In today’s Hip-Hop landscape, Sway Calloway is most synonymous with hosting both established and budding MCs at the Shade 45 studios in New York, providing them a globally esteemed platform to showcase their verbal readiness. A successful Sway In The Morning appearance has become somewhat of a seal of approval for... Read more

CyHi The Prynce Makes A 2-Song Tape That Rocks ‘Til The Tape Pops (Audio)

Even with only mixtapes available, CyHi The Prynce continues to deliver great album-quality music. The G.O.O.D. Music sensation is also among the 2010s' best freestyle performers, making many consider him a total package talent. Teaming with SMH Records (which includes Wake Up Show co-founder King Tech), CyHi unveiled a cool... Read more

Crooked I & King Tech Are Masters At Their Crafts…But Graffiti Isn’t One Of Them (Video)

King Tech is one of the true masters of Hip-Hop radio, thanks to his and Sway's Wake Up Show, which lives on today. Along the way, Tech has produced albums, coordinated freestyles, and shined the light on legends, while giving way to emerging voices including Eminem, Tech N9ne, and Crooked... Read more

What Do Remy Ma & Biggie Smalls’ Sway Freestyles Have In Common? (Video)

In Remy Ma's first post-prison freestyle, the former First Lady Of The Terror Squad hits Sway In The Morning with a verse. As Sway Calloway points out, Remy joins The Notorious B.I.G. as the only 2 artists on his show to seamlessly edit her curses on the fly. With Sway... Read more

Back in the Day: Eminem, Dilated Peoples & Aristotle Wake Up Show Freestyle

Here's a vintage freestyle from the classic Wake Up Show featuring Eminem, Dilated Peoples and Aristotle.  Eminem has that Bad Meets Evil (the song not the group) flow, so it sounds like this one is from the late 90's. This is a gem courtesy of Ruby Hornet.  It's 11 minutes... Read more