Celebrity Interviews

A Man of Many Talents: A-Trak stops by Sway in the Morning to discuss working with Kid Cudi, the qualities he looks for in potential Fool’s Gold artists & keeping his signature sound no matter which genre of music he explores. Check it out.

We’ve had the pleasure of getting Dj A-Trak in the studios to discuss a few things we’ve been wanting to talk about.

Now although he was originally only supposed to come in to do a guest DJ set, Sway couldn’t let him leave with have a quick sit-down chat.

Just with in the 10 minutes he was with us, he shed some light on many things from beginning as a DJ and now owning his own label and everything in between.

A-Trak was mostly known for his collaborations an remixes of some of the hottest tracks in Pop Culture, but as of late he’s been taking some time to focus on his own music.

He also shares with the audience of some of the key qualities he looks for in an artist that may  be a determinant in whether he signs them to his label, Fool’s Gold, or not.

After tacking most of the topics the team wanted to discuss, A-Trak headed over to the turntables to grace our airwaves with a live on-air set.

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Also, take a listen to A-Trak’s world premiere of “Out The Speakers” featuring Milo, Otis, Rich Kidz and Migos.


Icon of hip-hop culture and a pivotal part of the MTV News team, Sway has been a staple of the music-news arena for more than a decade. From giving Eminem, Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac their very first radio airplay on his local show in the mid-’90s to providing television viewers with their first good look at some of today’s hottest celebrities in music, film, fashion and sports. Sway has been there for some of music and the world’s biggest moments.

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