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Turning The Camera Around: Interviewer Spotlight

Even in the age of social media, where artists can constantly connect and speak to an endless number of fans with the click of a few buttons, the art of the sit-down interview will never be lost or, for that matter, replaced. From the intricate details of Nardwuar interviews to the knowledgeable conversations of Elliott Wilson, these interviews are what adds a dimension of background and personality to the musicians we know and love, and for that, they demand appreciation. Whether explaining obscure childhood stories, the meaning of albums, their influences, or any other plethora of topics, musicians tend to open up when paired with the right interviewer, and the benefit of these conversations is for all to enjoy. Interviews provide fans with background, insight, and nowadays, viral moments, offering up endless entertainment that satisfies casual listeners and stans alike. They allow artists an opportunity to communicate their messages and aspirations on a level far more profound than a simple tweet, and consequently, an opportunity to breathe new life into the music that soundtracks the lives of so many. Here at Lyrical Lemonade, we’re constantly posting new interviews with all of our favorite artists to learn more about the masterminds …

Watch Big Sean cover “I Wonder” by Kanye West + Freestyle!

While traveling all around the globe in support of his new album titled “I Decided,” Big Sean stopped by Hot 97 to freestyle for Funkmaster Flex & he even covered “I Wonder” by Kanye West. If you are even the least bit familiar with Kanye, I’m sure you have heard of his song “I Wonder” off of his Graduation album. Big Sean covering the song at this point in his career made so much sense, it felt like parts of the song oddly fit into his current situation. While on the freestyle he just absolutely went off, making a statement that he is coming for the crown. You don’t want to miss either of these videos, so be sure to check them out below!