Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Legendary rapper, Too $hort steps into the Smokebox with B-Real to discuss influences, longevity, the evolution of hip-hop and it's culture, The Notorious BIG, Snoop Dogg, his upcoming album, evolution of marijuana, & much more while enjoying Dr. Greenthumb's private stash with the phuncky feel tips!
J. Cole details the inspiration behind '2014 Forest Hills Drive', his battle with expectations, wanting to sign Kendrick Lamar when they first met and his thoughts regarding the shots-ridden "Control" verse. Cole also talks the hip hop culture shift that inspired "Fire Squad", consciously staying out of Drake's lane while creating his own, what happened that eventful night with Diddy, visiting Ferguson, his new outlook on life and how he became a voice of his generation.
Twista sits down with Steve Lobel at the world famous Record Plant to discuss how he got his start, name and who really was the first rapper to spit in the style of himself, Bone Thugz and others. Was Twista the first? Find out here on Live With Steve Lobel.