How Swizz Beatz Convinced T.I. To Sample Jay Z
JLBarrow • December 02, 2014 • No Comments

While hanging out backstage at CRWN I asked T.I. to reminisce about his album, Urban Legend and his first top 10 hit, "Bring Em Out,"

Black Milk Shares Where He Digs For Samples [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • November 30, 2014 • No Comments

Black Milk has gained a well-deserved reputation for being one of the best rapper/producers in the game today. In this clip he talks about where

Adrian Younge Tells Premier: “Your Versions Made My Music Better” [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • November 26, 2014 • No Comments

Royce Da 5' 9 and DJ Premier take us behind the scenes of creating their PRyme project with Adrian Younge in their docu-series, "Raiders of

Amadeus Names His Favorite Producers, Talks Working With Trey Songz
JLBarrow • November 13, 2014 • No Comments

New York's own Amadeus came thru the offices at WatchLOUD.com after his recent tour with Trey Songz and talked about everything from working with Jim

Apollo Brown & Ras Kass On Killing God And New Golden Era [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • November 04, 2014 • No Comments

Had the honor of finally catching up with Ras Kass as he links up with Apollo Brown for their new album Blasphemy. They spoke about

Statik Selektah On Making “Carry On,” Influence Of Tribe [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]
JLBarrow • August 18, 2014 • No Comments

On Tuesday August 19th "Karma, especially in this music business," he answers when asked why he picked this title for the album. "The turntable that

Pop Wansel On Sampling His Father And His Favorite Production
JLBarrow • August 18, 2014 • No Comments

Pop Wansel, one half of production duo Pop and Oak, recently gave an interview to "Do I sample my father's music? Absolutely, all the

Scram Jones Says Nas Was Supposed To Be On ‘Broken Safety’ [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • August 02, 2014 • No Comments

Producer and MC Scram Jones has a history of making gully beats, one of his most notable being " "I had emailed that beat to

Skyzoo and Torae Discuss Picking Beats For “Barrel Brothers” [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • July 10, 2014 • No Comments

This spring Brooklyn MCs Torae and Skyzoo released their highly anticipated joint project "Barrel Brothers." Already one of the best albums of 2014 the set

DJ Scratch On Why He Remixed Nas’ “Illmatic” [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • July 04, 2014 • No Comments

DJ Scratch is celebrating this Independence Day with a special remix project, a reworking of Nas' "Illmatic" with his  original production called, what else? Scratchmatic. While