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Joey Bada$$ Ranks Kendrick Lamar’s Albums, As A Fan & Peer (Video)

Joey Bada$$ recently sat down with Montreality to discuss some of his views concerning everything from Kendrick Lamar to mumble rap to suicide. Early in the interview, the 22 year-old MC also expresses his love for JAY-Z’s 4:44 album, as well as the belief that his own music has helped inspire... Read more

ScHoolboy Q Explains What It Would Take For A Black Hippy Album To Happen (Video)

ScHoolboy Q conducted a recent interview with Montreality. Within the conversation, the Los Angeles, California MC discusses his affinity for '90s wrestling and details of his awkward "first time." However, at the 5:30 mark, Q makes some interesting points when asked about the potential of a Black Hippy album. "Everybody... Read more

ScHoolboy Q Thinks Guns Should Be Taken Away From EVERYBODY (Video)

Anyone who has listened to a ScHoolboy Q album knows that he keeps it all the way real with his vivid depictions of gangsta life. Rather than glorify the lifestyle, like 95% of other rappers, Q's lyrics are grim and mournful, and he is quick to say that, while he... Read more

CyHi The Prynce Freestyles On Kanye’s “Real Friends” & Explains Why Ghostwriting Is Necessary (Video)

CyHi The Prynce is the latest to participate in Montreality's interview series where artists are asked everything from what their first jobs were to what their favorite cartoon characters are. The questions often catch participants off guard and lead to more revealing moments than usual. CyHi's installment yields several gold... Read more

Mannie Fresh Recalls Big Tymin’ With First Check, DMX’s Dog Fancy (Video)

Mannie Fresh may be a lover of flaunting jewels, cars, and even helicopters on some of his album covers and in older videos. However, the New Orleans, Louisiana icon and Bounce music pioneer had some humble beginnings. In a particularly jovial mood, Mannie sat down with Montreality to discuss some... Read more

Rakim is Releasing His First Solo Album in More Than 5 Years (Video)

Montreality, with their original and spirited questions, spoke to Rakim, again (after his grabbing 2012 look). Sitting down with the God MC, a lot is covered in less than 10 minutes. Notably, Rakim confirmed that he is fast at work on his fourth solo studio album. "This is one of... Read more

DJ Quik Talks Nate Dogg, Dr. Dre, Tupac, Kendrick Lamar, Eazy-E and More (Video)

DJ Quik is one of the best interviewees out right now. The same day Kendrick Lamar's early-bird release of To Pimp A Butterfly is drawing some Quik comparisons, Montreality released the interview with the Compton, California musical O.G. In this interview, Quik speaks on some highly topical issues, including T.P.A.B.,... Read more

Kendrick Lamar Continues To Spread The Love With i (Video)

Kendrick Lamar continues his mission to save lives musically with the official video to his lead single, "i." Kendrick clearly understands the grasp his music has within the Hip-Hop realm and even more importantly, he understands that the people who listen to his music believe in it and look to... Read more

Vic Mensa Says “Post-Racial Society” Is A Lie, Details Traffic Sound (Video)

While performing recently in Canada, Chicago, Illinois' Vic Mensa swung through Montreality. During the signature interview chronicling everything from video games to academic life, fetishes to romantic gestures, Vic opens up about his Traffic album. Around the 3:40 mark, the Save Money star declares that his full-length will be, in... Read more

Schoolboy Q Talks Tupac, Nate Dogg, Reality Rap and More with Montreality (Video)

Schoolboy Q is the latest Montreality interviewee. Q discusses what he did with his first big paycheck, his realest song ever, Tupac's murder, his fantasy job, Nate Dogg having "the hardest verse ever" and much more. Check out the video. Related: ScHoolboy Q Joins Disclosure & Sam Smith To Remix... Read more

Joey Bada$$ Talks Enlightenment, Spirituality & His Respect For 50 Cent & DMX (Video)

With his album B4.DA.$$ near completion, Joey Bada$$ sits down with Montreality for an interview that delves into a wide variety of topics including his late friend and Pro Era affiliate Capital STEEZ (1:59), his new found interest in reading (3:26), the controversy surrounding the Pro Era symbol (4:11), his... Read more

Cam’ron Calls New York City “Soft” With Respect to Police Violence (Video)

Cam'ron spoke with Montreality about a litany of matters recently. He answered their standard questions regarding his "first job," "previous life," "realest line he wrote," etc. In between, however, Cam revealed some very personal nuggets. Among them, he discussed the unorthodox way he "obtained" his G.E.D., which was rendered particularly... Read more

Bun B Defines What It Means To Be A G, His Most Lyrical Verse & Getting Up With 50 Cent In 1999 (Video)

Bun B has over 22 years on record shelves, with over 25 as a professional MC. Bernard Freeman challenged the conventions of what a Southern MC was capable of, and helped define a brand of Gangsta Rap in Texas different than that of UGK's homies, The Geto Boys. Sitting down... Read more

N.W.A.’s DJ Yella Speaks on the Last Time He Saw Eazy-E (Video)

Montreality spoke to N.W.A. OG, DJ Yella, in the latest installment of their in-depth interview series. Yella spoke on many topics, including his current relationship with Dr. Dre, the upcoming N.W.A. movie, becoming a porn producer, the last time he saw Eazy-E and more. Check out the video below. Related:... Read more

Black Milk Discusses the Events of the Hardest Year of His Life and More (Video)

Black Milk chopped it up with Montreality about working with Eminem, Proof and J Dilla, the new era of Detroit artists, some of his favorite current MC/Producers, the events of the hardest year of his life and more. Check out the video. Related: Black Milk – Sunday’s Best / Monday’s... Read more

Logic Takes on the Montreality Questions (Video)

Logic steadily has been establishing himself as one of the illest up and coming lyricists in Hip-Hop. He recently interviewed with Montreality and answered their typical thought-provoking questions--first job, first check, favorite cartoon character, etc. What followed is one of the most engaging Montreality interviews so far. Check it out... Read more

Ab-Soul Discusses Kendrick Being On Eminem’s MMLP 2 With Montreality (Video)

When it comes to interviews, Montreality is definitely holding it down in a unique and creative way. They have a standard set of questions about artists' upbringing, beliefs and favorites that really connect them with the viewer. Their most recent offering features none other than TDE's Ab-Soul. The interview covers... Read more

Big Boi Interview With Montreality (Video)

With the majority of interviews covering album content, tour information, and current events, it’s always refreshing when the questions dig a little deeper into the artist’s brain. In a recent interview with Montreality, Big Boi of Outkast was asked a more eclectic collection of questions, ranging from the worst thing... Read more

Raekwon – The Montreality Interview (Video)

Raekwon discusses how he squashed his beef with Biggie, what he's been cooking up in the studio with Jay-Z, his new album, good times with ODB and more in this dope Montreality interview. Check out the video. Related: RZA – The Montreality Interview (Video)... Read more

RZA – The Montreality Interview (Video)

The RZA gets the Montreality treatment. Check out the video and hear what he has to say about what kind of student he was, what he did with his 1st paycheck, his favorite superhero, the upcoming Wu reunion album and more. Related: Method Man interview with Montreality (Video)... Read more

Ghostface Killah Montreality Interview (Video) + CZARFACE (Inspectah Deck, 7L & Esoteric) – Savage Attack ft Ghostface Killah (Audio)

Here's a double dose of Ghostface Killah. First up, is an extended interview by Montreality where he goes deep about everything from the likelihood of one last Wu album this year to how he settled his beef with Biggie literally the day before he died. Next, is a grimy new... Read more

Method Man Interview with Montreality (Video)

Method Man is the latest to get the Montreality treatment in an interview. Tical discusses what type of student he was in school, what he spent his first big check on, his favorite cartoon character, the likelihood of another Wu album, what he learned from working with Biggie and Tupac... Read more

Jadakiss – The Montreality Interview (Video)

Jadakiss gets the Montreality treatment. Here's an interview of him discussing his first job, what type of student he was, what he spent his first big check on, his favorite cartoon character, the key to success and more. Check out the video. Related: Ghostface Killah & Sheek Louch – Crack... Read more

Ski Beatz interview with Montreality (Video)

As Jay-Z's live stream from the Barclays Center draws closer (9:30 EST), here's an engaging interview with Ski Beatz, architect of early Jay-Z classics like Dead Presidents and Feelin' It, as well as tracks for Camp Lo, Curren$y, Murs, Stalley and many of today's underground kings. He talks about working... Read more

Joey Bada$$ – The Montreality Interview (Video)

Joey Bada$$ sat down with Montreality and talked about, his biggest fear, keys to success, who he would have been in a previous lifetime, his desire to collaborate with Nas and much more. Check out the video below. Related: Joey Bada$$ - Rejex (Mixtape)... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh speaks with Montreality

Here's a great interview of Rapper Big Pooh by Montreality. He speaks on his biggest fear, why Little Brother split, his hidden talents, the keys to success and more. He also drops a quick freestyle. Check out the video. Related: Rapper Big Pooh & J. Pinder - Clouds... Read more

Kendrick Lamar interviews with Montreality (Video)

Here's a cool interview of Kendrick Lamar by Montreality. He speaks on what type of student he was, his first job, his biggest fear, his favorite super hero, what he did with his first pay check and more. Check it out. Related: Kendrick Lamar - Swimming Pools (Drank) (Video)... Read more

Rakim interview with Montreality (Video)

We celebrated the career of Rakim last week with a playlist of some of his many classics. Here's a 20-minute interview of The R that touches on a number of subjects including MCs of today that he's feeling, his top 5 MCs of all time, his biggest fear, what he... Read more