12.30.2011 Interviews

10 Questions for Tank

Tank believes that sexual innuendo is a lost art. “A lot of these kids are like, ‘Lick it, lick it, lick it,’ in their songs. Straight at it, no metaphor,” says the singer-songwriter in... Read More

Elle Varner
12.27.2011 Interviews

10 Questions for Elle Varner

“My iPhone is so jacked up. I’m clumsy. I drop everything,” says Elle Varner, rolling her eyes at herself. The 22-year-old singer/songwriter is so comfortable discussing her flaws that it’s almost as if she’s... Read More

A$AP Rocky
12.21.2011 Interviews

10 Questions for A$AP Rocky

If A$AP Rocky was not a rapper, he would be a “music video-directing fashion stylist.” Dripped in designer labels (A.P.C. denim, Jeremy Scott sneakers, and a Stussy track jacket and hat), the 23-year-old overachiever... Read More

Bei Maejor
11.4.2011 Interviews

10 Questions for Bei Maejor

It’s fitting that Detroit singer/songwriter/producer Bei Maejor is playing the piano as Rap-Up.com enters the room. Judging by his prolific discography, the 24-year-old, born Brandon Green, is rarely away from an instrument or machine,... Read More

Fat Joe
10.28.2011 Interviews

10 Questions for Fat Joe

Following the release of his 10th solo album The Darkside, Vol. 1, Fat Joe has spent the better part of 2011 finishing up the follow-up The Darkside, Vol. 2, his first official mixtape out... Read More

Hamilton Park
6.16.2011 Interviews

10 Questions for Hamilton Park

The young gentlemen of Hamilton Park may rehearse as hard as the Jackson 5, but there’s certainly no fighting over who gets to be Michael. “It’s like that show, ‘Captain Planet,'” Mr. Marcus tells... Read More

5.24.2011 Interviews

10 Questions for Jadakiss

When fans and critics throw Jadakiss’ name into the top five dead or alive conversation, not much argument follows considering the rap veteran’s lyrical content puts many of his competitors to shame. But when... Read More

The Lonely Island
5.10.2011 Interviews

10 Questions for The Lonely Island

“I want to do something with Lord Finesse,” Jorma Taccone admits when asked about which one of hip-hop’s elite MCs he’d want to bring into The Lonely Island fold. While tween rap fans hope... Read More

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