Our hearts are broken today as we learn that Q from WorldStarHipHop.com has passed away. According to TMZ, he died in his sleep at a mere 43-years old.
Not only was Q help revolutionize the digital space for rap – but he opened a lot of doors for up-and-coming artist – and established artists alike.
Take a walk down memory lane as we remember the last time Q joined us on Sway in the Morning.
In 2014, Q from WorldstarHipHop.com stopped by Sway in the Morning to discuss Worldstar’s new series that focuses on the poverty and danger in major cities like Chicago and Miami. Q explained what prompted him to take a look at these cities and the artists who rep them. Q also spoke revealed if he can take digital detoxes. Additionally, he responded to criticisms about his site negatively influencing rap music and hip-hop culture.