Legendary NYC artist Futura 2000 has globetrotted the world twice over. Though renowned, by those in the art world, for his contemporary art as much as his progressive graffiti, Lenny McGurr is still somewhat of an enigma to some fans and newcomers. The following video explores his latest trip down to Mexico to paint a mural with a local artist collective. While there he also sat down for an interview that explains a bit of his foray into things outside of the “Futura” persona, which, quite frankly, as he proclaims, “…is just as interesting as the celebrity.”
Odd Future’s Tyler The Creator usually gets written off as a jerk or antagonizing jokester, but a recent interview in Italy continues to reveal his mistaken identity. While folks are too busy pegging him for his slurs and profanity, Tyler’s actually busy building his repertoire in music and business. It’s obvious, that underneath the shock value, the visionary is just a passionate kid who’s serious about his craft(s).
Legendary Virginiabased producer Timbaland sits down with Revolt and lays out the insider info about how JayZ’s grand Magna Carta project came together. He unveils the hidden falling out that him and Jay had and how it all came around once he decided to reach out and admit his faults. The candid and genuine Timbaland comes off very as very appreciative of the opportunity. He also discusses the business and long term goals of all of this progression of sound and marketing. There’s even talks about a Kanye x Timbaland project possibly dropping soon.
The WuTang’s general and chef, Raekwon, got behind the lens and on the mic for Mass Appeal’s Off Tha’ Wall series to answer a bunch of questions pertaining to the Wu’s history and his many crafts. Check it out as he drops jewels and lets viewers know about his side hobbies like golf, interior design, and cooking.
Brooklynbased HipHop group The Flatbush Zombies recently got the Canadian interview treatment thanks to Nardwuar The Human Serviette. Nardwuar’s interviews are infamous for their candid format and this one was no different as the funnyman pulls out tons of Zombiehyping memoribilia. Watch out for The Fonz, Macho Man Randy Savage, The Doobie Brothers and other influences.