Treach and Chad B Join Sway In The Morning Live Broadcast from West Side High School

Akbar Cook is the principal of West Side High School in Newark New Jersey to an amazingly talented student body. Cook garnered a lot of national attention from the likes of Ellen and other media outlets recently when he installed washing machines in the school to help kids who were being bullied for their clothes […]

West Side High School Principal Akbar Cook Is Making A Huge Difference in Newark New Jersey

West Side High School Principal Akbar Cook is going above and beyond to make sure his students don’t skip school out of fear of being bullied. Cook said students were being bullied because of their dirty clothes — which resulted in chronic absenteeism where they would miss three to five days a month. Cook took […]

Banned From TV 2018 – Chris Rivers, ANoyd, Oswin Benjamin and Shawn Smith

It is hard to believe that it has been 20 years since the release of Noreaga’s solo debut studio album, N.O.R.E. is the debut studio album by American rapper Noreaga. The album that featured hit singles like Superthug and N.O.R.E. peaked at number one on the Billboard Hip-Hop charts. This classic album featured hip-hop royalty […]

Sway In The Morning 7th Anniversary Special

It has been 7 years since legendary journalist and hip-hop icon Sway Calloway brought his own brand of radio to Sirius XM Shade 45. The team of Sway, Heather B, Tracy G, DB, Mike Muse and DJ Wonder have owned the radio space in that span, by having some of the most engaging content around […]

A Soulful James Vickery Serves Chills in the Latest “A COLORS Show”

By Maria-Karmina There’s a meme that’s been going around on social media that states, “If it doesn’t feel like 90’s R&B, I don’t want it.” That’s because, on very few occasions does the music industry really come up in the R&B/Soul genre, nowadays. As true as those words are, the following artist may be the one […]

SiriusXM Urbanview Town Hall Hosted By Kelly Kinkaid and Emil Wilbekin

An important discussion with host Kelly Kinkaid and Native Son creator Emil Wilbekin happened during the SiriusXM Urbanview Town Hall entitled, “Supporting Our Brothers”. The informative panel of guests consisted of ViiV Healthcare’s Marc Meachem, Bishop Joseph Tolton and journalist and activist Kenyon Farrow. The HIV/AIDS statistics of Black gay Men are steadily rising. What […]

Rich Brian Using the “N” Word

Asian rappers are finally gaining traction in mainstream media, with the rise of MC Jin and Dumbfoundead. But newer rappers like Rich Brian (formerly known as Rich Chigga), are quickly becoming a sort of phenomenon in the game. Like many, you may have heard of Rich Brian from his viral track back in 2016 called, […]

Finding Novyon and J.KELR Find Common Bond in Their Hometown on “Believe In MPLS”: Sway’s Universe Featured Interview

Photos by Derrick Koch Words by Taylor Lovaas It’s a sunny Friday afternoon in Uptown, Minneapolis; cars pass by a small coffee joint on Hennepin Ave. Construction noise rings loud at first and fades into familiarity as I sit down outside with Finding Novyon and Jonathan Keller who goes by J.KELR. Preparing to unleash their collaborative […]

Invest In The Film That Sway is Executive Producing: “If Not Now, When?”

Megan Good, Tamara Bass and Sway want to invite people to not only get in to the film business as an investor but support a project with substance; looking for you donations here. See below for a message from the If Not Now, When? crew: We finally did it! We took the plunge and leapt […]

SU Review: YG “Still Brazy”

Photo by Porterhouse LA “You know when you start being successful you start second guessing a lot of stuff. Then I got popped, really don’t know who popped me. I’m paranoid and I be saying some wild shit.” YG speaks softly to a therapist for the first time in a recent VICE feature. The word paranoid […]