Celebrity Interviews

Daddy-O and YZ Uncut: Unbelievable Stories about Biggie, Lil Kim, Foxy Brown, KRS and More + Freestyles Over the 5 Fingers of Death

Coming up with Stetsasonic around the ’80’s, Daddy-O is an incredibly influential figure in rap music. After recently releasing his project titled “#EverybodyButKRS,” Daddy-O and fellow OG YZ stopped by Sway in the Morning to speak on the project and what they both think of the current state of hip-hop.

Filled with stories about Biggie, Lil Kim and Foxy Brown, Daddy-O jokes that he has no filter over what he says as he unearths some serious information. Continuing on this path of no filter he jokes that Kendrick and J.Cole have some ego’s to work out.

From Chief Keef to Rick Ross to Young Thug, Daddy-O gives his honest opinion and shows in interest in mentoring a younger artist like the ones mentioned previously. Starting out 2016 strong, Daddy-O reveals that he will be dropping a new project every quarter of the year.

Daddy-O and YZ also break down what is truly means to emcee as they drop gems about staying relevant and always having new content. Ending the interview the way only true emcee’s do, Daddy-O and YZ freestyle live over the 5 Fingers of Death.


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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