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Hip Hop Royalty: Kool G Rap Interview on Sway in the Morning

Hip-Hop royalty. The legend of rap. The OG of the culture. Today, Kool G Rap joined us on Sway in the Morning to talk about the rap game, how he would have handled beef back in the day, writers vs. ghost writers and more.

Arguably one of the most influential and skilled MCs of all time, he opened up about his new album, Return of the Don, hitting shelves June 2nd with features like Manolo Rose, Sheek Louch, Cormega, Sean Price, Crooked I, Saigon and more.

While in-studio, G Rap chimes in on ghost writers and stories of his unpaid royalties, silent competition with Big Daddy Kane and how he would have handled beef back in the day — sans social media.


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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