By Rob Markman
2 Chainz has some business to take of in NYC this week. The Atlanta rapper will perform a sold out show at SOB's on Monday night (January 30) then he'll stop by "RapFix Live" on Wednesday, where he will announce his new record deal. "I think I'm gonna come sit on the sofa Wednesday. Me and you got a lot of things we got to talk about face-to-face," 2 Chainz told Sway when he Skyped into last week's episode. Read More...
Saigon made a quick appearance on "RapFix Live" on Wednesday (January 25), where he shared the couch with California rap veteran Too $hort. Sai plugged his latest mixtape Warning Shots 3: One Foot in the Grave and dropped a freestyle. Check it.
During his visit to "RapFix Live" on Wednesday Bow Wow chatted with Sway about everything from the early years in his career, to his upcoming album Underrated. Before taking off the Cash Money rapper kept up with tradition, dropping a quick freestyle (that might've included a shout out to a certain Simmons sister.)
By Rob Markman
This week's episode of "RapFix Live" will be a memorable one with appearances from California rap veteran Too $hort and Cash Money rapper Bow Wow. Too $hort will appear on Wednesday's show to chop it up with Sway about his upcoming album No Trespassing (his 19th solo LP!) while Bow Wow will chat about his own career evolution. Read More...
(Celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Juice" on "RapFix Live")
By Rob Markman, with reporting credit by Sway Calloway
Tupac made his acting debut 20 years ago when "Juice" premiered on January 17, 1992 and the rapper's depiction of the gun-crazed thug, Bishop, stunned critics. Pac's character was a departure from the socially aware and politically driven MC the public had come to know through positive songs like "Brenda's Got a Baby." Read More...
"X Factor's" whiz kid, Astro, stopped by "RapFix Live" on Wednesday (January 18) to formally announce his new deal with Epic Records, under his mentor L.A. Reid, and during his visit the 15-year-old Brooklyn MC took a turn on the mic.
By Rob Markman
Back in December rumors circulated that "X Factor's" whiz kid Astro had signed to Roc Nation, but today the 15-year-old MC formally announced that he has signed a new deal with mentor L.A. Reid over at Epic Records, during a visit to "RapFix Live." Astro might not have taken home top honors on "X Factor," but the Brooklyn MC scored a huge win nonetheless. Read More...
Before 1992's "Juice," there weren't many movies that effectively captured the harsh realities of the inner-city ghettos. With the exception of 1991's "Boyz N the Hood," these street tales were often left untold. Today's "RapFix Live" commemorates the 20th anniversary of that influential film with co-star Khalil Kain and Naughty by Nature, the hip-hop trio who contributed to the soundtrack. Also joining us are "X Factor" boy wonder Astro, who recently announced he's signed to L.A. Reid's Epic Records.
Watch now and Tweet us your questions with the hashtag #RapFixLive.
Yo Gotti stops by "RapFix Live" today to talk about his latest project Live From the Kitchen, while Saigon will premiere a new trailer for his upcoming mixtape Warning Shots 3: One Foot in the Grave and Amber Rose chats with Sway about her debut single “Fame,” which features a verse from Wiz Khalifa. Get in on the conversation by tweeting to us @MTVRapFix with the hashtag #RapFixLive.
Maino and Skillz kicked off the year's first episode of "RapFix Live" on Wednesday (January 4) with the Brooklyn rapper bringing his yearly predictions list, and his Virginia counterpart taking a look back at 2011 in a lyrical review. One of Maino's predictions: In 2012 he will unveil his R&B persona Jaguar Paul--but for now you can get a taste of him in the above freestyle.