Think of it as 'Celebrity Deathmatch' video style. In May of 2009, brokencool pitted Eminem's "3 AM" against Matchbox Twenty's "3 AM" in a video battle that had blood, Mexicans, Hannah Montana and more. The video battle (a good name for this feature is forthcoming) will return to brokencool.com soon. In the meantime, hit the jump to see who won the battle way back in '09.
Back in 2009, I had an hour or so long phone call with Scooter Braun about his upstart rapper Asher Roth. Near the end of the phone call, Braun told me about one of his newest signees, Justin Bieber. Shortly thereafter, brokencool.com writer Maxine Ross was one of the first people anywhere to conduct an interview with the Biebs. The interview, published on brokencool.com July 23, 2009, saw Maxine and Bieber talk Michael Jackson, the pressures of newfound fame, and how managed to catch the eyes and ears of Braun and Usher.
What an unfortunate title. In June 2008, then HHNLive writer Quinton Hatfield sat down for a chat with "This is Why I'm Hot" rapper MIMS. MIMS and Q discussed "This Is Why I'm Hot", ring tones, where he's been, the Rocsi situation, how he plans to duplicate his succsess, Capitol Records and much more.
MIMS on making money: "Do I need to rely on just music to make money? Absolutely not and only an idiot would do that."
In June 2008, then HHNLive writer Kaia Karamoko sat down for a chat with C-Murder. Kaia and C discuss his then up-coming album, becoming an author, the importance of family, his pending legal troubles and much more.
C-Murder on Master P's campaign to clean up Hip-Hop: "everybody’s not gonna move the same way...He or she is gonna do what he or she wants to do. You gotta let people grow on their own and be what they wanna be."
In 2007, HHNLive.com was the first Internet site to interview Tay Zonday, the man behind viral sensation "Chocolate Rain." Here is a look back at this classic interview where Tay revealed himself to be much deeper than just a YouTube star.
This classic interview with Gucci Mane comes from HHNLive.com published Sept. 30, 2007. The interview was conducted by HHNLive writer Aaron Frank and sees Gucci talking past beefs, his murder trial, So Icey Entertainment, his Bart Simpson chain and more.
Gucci Mane on Young Jeezy stealing his ad-libs: "Man a lot of people bite my adlibs. It’s not just Jeezy..."
It's 2024. What will you be doing? Where are you working? Do you have kids? Where are you living? These are all questions people ask themselves looking into the future...so how about another question: Where will the music industry be in 10 years? It's a loaded question given the rapidly evolving environment. Here are 10 Ways The Music Industry Will Change In 10 Years.