Sunday 23rd November 2014,

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Michael Brown, Activism & Where Hip-Hop Fits In

Michael Brown, Activism & Where Hip-Hop Fits In

In the wake of chaos centered around Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb, Ferguson, many people have expressed their opinions about the teen’s death, racism, and the rioters. Being that my hometown is St. Louis, MO, this news of Brown’s death has left me emotionally paralyzed and I have been able to avoid discussing [...]

August 18, 2014 niecey Featured Comments Off

PT 1. Remy Ma Interview: Life, Prison & Music on Sway in the Morning

PT 1. Remy Ma Interview: Life, Prison & Music on Sway in the Morning

Remy Ma made her first in-studio appearance on Sway in the Morning yesterday morning and entirely opened up in our part 1 interview. Ma talked to us about making friends in prison and how inmates would ask for advice on how to get in the music industry. Sway also compared Tupac being in jail and [...]

August 13, 2014 Nicky Geezy Celebrity Interviews Comments Off

Then & Now: Raekwon Drops New Freestyle “The Living Room” + Check Out His #TBT Freestyle on The Wake Up Show

Then & Now: Raekwon Drops New Freestyle “The Living Room” + Check Out His #TBT Freestyle on The Wake Up Show

Throwback Thursday! Raekwon drops his new freestyle, The Living Room but check out his throwback freestyle from The Wake Up Show. His album Fly International Luxurious Art will be out soon! See any differences between the freestyles? Comment with thoughts below! The Living Room Raekwon’s Wake Up Show Freestyle [...]

April 11, 2014 niecey Freestyles, Music, The Wake Up Show Comments Off

Chance The Rapper Surprises Fans With “Home Studio (Back Up In This Bitch)”

Chance The Rapper Surprises Fans With “Home Studio (Back Up In This Bitch)”

Chance The Rapper seems to be working extremely quickly. The Chicago rapper released his new song, Home Studio (Back Up In This Bitch) last night without any notice. The 2:14 cut follows the hype from the artists’ 2013 release of Acid Rap. Listen to Home Studio (Back Up In This Bitch) and check out Chance [...]

March 25, 2014 niecey Music Comments Off

2014 #SwaySXSW- Sway introduces Russell Simmons to Chicago Newcomer Lil Bibby

2014 #SwaySXSW- Sway introduces Russell Simmons to Chicago Newcomer Lil Bibby

Presented by Sway in the Morning is all about connections. From letting fans talk to artist, to even connecting artist to other media executives, it’s all about networking. On this SXSW installment, Sway introduces Chicago rapper, Lil’ Bibby to media mogul Russell Simmons. Simmons gives Lil’ Bibby advice about living in the streets and the [...]

March 19, 2014 niecey Celebrity Interviews, Interviews Comments Off

The Geto Boys, Paul Wall and Lil Keke on the Relevancy of Houston Music

The Geto Boys, Paul Wall and Lil Keke on the Relevancy of Houston Music

Recently The Geto Boys, Paul Wall and Lil KeKe dropped in on Devi Dev to promo their concert “Welcome To Htown”, while they gathered they shared gems about the relevance of Houston music nationally and its current cultural resurgence, who their icons were (Willie D says Run DMC made him want to release music with [...]

March 5, 2014 Nicky Geezy Music News Comments Off

Kirko Bangz Talks Money Management, 2 Pieces (No Chicken) and Digs Into The Mystery Sack

Kirko Bangz Talks Money Management, 2 Pieces (No Chicken) and Digs Into The Mystery Sack

Kirko Bangz swings by Sway in the Morning and chops it up with the crew. The Texas MC gets into money management, and explains how he went from blowing his cash, to making conscious decisions when it comes to keeping his finances on track. Kirko Bangz also talks about his most recent New York City [...]

February 13, 2014 niecey Celebrity Interviews, Interviews Comments Off

Couple Ciara & Future Release New Single, “Anytime”

Couple Ciara & Future Release New Single, “Anytime”

Many remember the new single, Anytime when they heard the romantic ballad performed at HYUNDAI’s Official Grammy After-Party in Los Angeles last week. Now, the Katalyst and Boi-1da co-produced track has surfaced online, and solidify the love of the mother-to-be and fiance. Listen to Anytime and leave thoughts below. [...]

February 3, 2014 niecey Music Comments Off

Isaiah Rashad Releases New Video For “Soliloquy”

Isaiah Rashad Releases New Video For “Soliloquy”

Top Dawg Entertainment’s Isaiah Rashad has released the visuals for his first single, Soliloquy off his 22-song EP Cilvia Demo which is set to be released tomorrow. The 22-year old spits in this black and white video produced by Farhot. Watch this 1:55 Christopher Parsons-directed video and comment below. [...]

January 28, 2014 niecey Music Comments Off

Former Aventura Member Romeo Santos Teams Up With Drake For “Odio”

Former Aventura Member Romeo Santos Teams Up With Drake For “Odio”

Many remember Romeo Santos from Aventura, the bachata group from New York that blasted through spanish neighborhoods everywhere. Now the Bronx native is on a solo mission on his latest song, Odio featuring Drake. If you didn’t know about Aventura, you knew them after Drake referenced them in YOLO, spitting “Spanish girls love me like [...]

January 27, 2014 niecey Music 1