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Taylor Bennett Speaks on The American Reject, the Cover Art, TBE + more!

Taylor Bennett has been one of the biggest pieces in the puzzle that makes up Chicago’s music community. He has been rapping and creating music for damn near a decade and has become not only one of Chicago’s best rappers, but more importantly one of the brightest business minds that the city has to offer. The growth of his company Taylor Bennett Entertainment has been amazing to watch to say the least: he has built up a still small yet unbelievably talented roster with Bianca Shaw who has blossomed into one of the best talents that the city has to offer, as well as Zxxk who is one of the most talented producers & creatives in the game. When we look back ten years from now, these two will be far along in their careers under the guidance of Taylor & TBE. Next week Taylor is releasing his forthcoming album The American Reject, and when I saw him tease the cover I knew I had to bring him by the Lyrical Lemonade office to pick his brain about the project, the cover and so much more. As we gear up for the project that appears to be Taylor’s biggest and most …

Watch ScHoolboy Q’s brand new interview on Sway In The Morning

ScHoolboy Q has been doing a press run to support his well received new album, and a few days back he caught up with the legend Sway and his team for an awesome new conversation. You will find Sway + the crew asking ScHoolboy Q about everything such as dealing with depression, his brand new album CrasH Talk, different stages in his life, the first time he met Sway, his daughter having the some characteristics as him, how he was raised, his catalog, being a sushi extraordinaire, visiting Japan when he was young, the record he did with 6LACK, working with Kid Cudi, his most expensive purchase, what his studio sessions are like, his tour, learning from meeting new people and more. Check out this dope new interview below!

Watch Action Bronson’s brand new interview with Sway

Action Bronson is one of my favorite people not only because his great music but just his all around energy & outlook on life, and he recently stopped by Sway In The Morning for a dope new conversation. You will find Sway, Heather and Tracy asking him about tons of stuff including his brand new book Stoned Beyond Belief, being a multifaceted individual, his new tattoos, favorite cartoon characters, his musical endeavors, his last album White Bronco, his relationship with Vice coming to an end, his favorite type of chef knife, DMT and he even answers some questions about cooking and making edibles. Take a few minutes of your day to dive into this awesome new interview below.

Watch De La Soul’s brand new interview on Sway

De La Soul is one of the most legendary groups still walking the planet today, and they recently stopped by Sway In The Morning for an in-depth interview that you don’t want to miss out on. You will find them speaking about a ton of interesting subjects such as which artists they listen to, getting robbed by Tommy Boy Records, the impact that they had on hip-hop, their classic album 3 Feet High and Rising, their 30th Anniversary, the Mass Appeal documentary they did, living the dream, dealing with samples clearances, releasing an album for free a few years back, Lyor Cohen trying to help them and so much more. Check out this awesome new conversation below! If you missed our featured article on interviewers that included Sway, check that out here!

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 Felly’s brand new interview with Sway In The Morning

Sway In The Morning is one of the most legendary platforms that an artist can get featured on in my opinion, it’s a milestone for many artist in their journeys and one of the latest artist to bless their show is none other than Felly! You will find them speaking on plenty of interesting subjects such as how much he was influenced by Kid Cudi, how he got to this point, his band and live performances, being inspired by Rage Against The Machine, rap battles, Joyner Lucas/Tory Lanez, taking hip-hop classes at one point, how he got the name for Surf Trap, making an album in Brooklyn, what advice he would give about USC music school and so much more. Check out this brand new interview + freestyle below!

Watch T-Pain’s brand new interview with Sway

T-Pain is one of the greatest artist alive hands down, so whenever he sits down for an interview I am all ears, but especially with Sway In The Morning! You will find the four of them speaking about a ton of interesting subjects such as his new series titled “T-Pain’s School of Business” on Fuse (Tuesdays at 11 PM EST), investing in different products, the tech industry, attempting to open a restaurant in Atlanta but it not working out, Drake vs Pusha T, E40 and he even listens to some pitches live on air! Check out this brand new conversation below.

Watch Joey Purp’s brand new interview with Sway In The Morning

Chicago’s own Joey Purp made his way back to Sway In The Morning recently to catch up with Sway, Tracy G & Heather B about everything he has been up to. You will find the four of them speaking about plenty of interesting topics such as his brand new album titled QUARTERTHING, his homie Vic Mensa, the creation process of the intro record titled “24k Gold”, performing with a live band, getting betrayed by his best friend, putting together different types of sound, how he got his name, growing up in Chicago, and he even blessed them with yet another dope freestyle with fellow Savemoney affiliate KAMI! Take some time out of your day to check out this brand new interview below & if you like it be sure to give Joey a follow on Twitter here! Photo by Cole Schwartz

Watch YG’s brand new interview with Sway In The Morning

YG is fresh off of the release of the classic new album, and he recently stopped by Sway In The Morning to talk to Sway, Heather B & Tracy G. You will find the four of them speaking about a ton of topics such as his brand new album titled Stay Dangerous, the concept behind the title, his clothing styles, vacations, going to see a therapist, how he carries himself, his single “Deeper Than Rap” and more! Check out this brand new conversation below.

Watch Saba’s brand new interview with Sway In The Morning

Chicago native and Lyrical Lemonade favorite Saba is fresh off of the release of his well received album titled “Care For Me”, so it’s only right that he stopped by Sway In The Morning to catch up with Sway, Heather B & Tracy G. The four of them spoke about a ton of topics such as his producing skills, getting ready for tour, the initial reaction to the release of his project, his support system, why he named the project that certain title, the death of his cousin John Walt, being an independent artist, he breaks down some of his lyrics and he even blessed us with a dope new freestyle. Take a few minutes of your time to check out this new interview & freestyle below, and be sure to keep up with Saba by following him on Twitter here! Photo credit @yinkasoda