28HUNDRED INTERVIEW: Bambu

Left Coast MC and activist Bambu brought his fiery brand of protest party music to Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory last October as part of Brother Ali’s Home Away From Home Tour. 28HUNDRED sat down with Bambu backstage after his set to discuss a wide range of topics, including the release of his latest album Party Worker, events in Ferguson, MO, the nature of his work as a community organizer, and the camaraderie found on tour with Brother Ali.


About 28HUNDRED: 28HUNDRED is a media company formed by 206UP and Jae Change dedicated to producing original video content and in-depth, personality-driven interviews with some of your favorite artists. Stay tuned here for the latest 28HUNDRED productions.

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28HUNDRED INTERVIEW: Shad

London, Ontario native Shad slipped through NYC for a quick headliner at The Studio at Webster Hall on December 4, 2014. The 28HUNDRED team caught up with the Canadian lyricist for a wide ranging discussion that touched on touring, his last two albums, what it’s like having an unusual first name (by North American standards, anyway), and the aftermath of the Eric Garner grand jury verdict. Check it out below.


About 28HUNDRED: 28HUNDRED is a media company formed by 206UP and Jae Change and dedicated to producing original video content and in-depth, personality-driven interviews with some of your favorite artists. Stay tuned here for the latest 28HUNDRED productions.

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28HUNDRED INTERVIEW: Black Milk

Black Milk

206UP and Jae Change have collaborated to form 28Hundred, a new media company dedicated to producing original video content and in-depth, personality-driven interviews with some of your favorite artists. Stay tuned here for the latest 28Hundred productions.


28Hundred caught up with Detroit hip-hop artist Black Milk at creative art space Freecandy in Brooklyn, to discuss his new album If There’s A Hell Below, his self-sufficiency as a musician (including a comparison to DJ Quik, made by yours truly the interviewer), his approach to beat making, and his relationships within the Seattle hip-hop scene.

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28HUNDRED PRESENTS: Gabriel Teodros

206UP and Jae Change have collaborated to form 28Hundred, a new media company dedicated to producing original video content and in-depth, personality-driven interviews with some of your favorite artists. Stay tuned here for the latest 28Hundred productions.


Gabriel Teodros’ music and family may take him to different cities across the globe, but he is without a doubt a Town rap fixture. 28Hundred caught up with GT in Bushwick, Brooklyn this past summer to chop it up about his music, his Ethiopian Heritage and the time 2Pac visited him in a dream. We’re also thrilled to have this video featured on the Monarch Review and Okay Africa¬†— many¬†thanks to the good folks at those outstanding websites!

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28HUNDRED & PASSION OF THE WEISS PRESENT: Adrian Younge

206UP and Jae Change have collaborated to form 28Hundred, a new media company dedicated to producing original video content and in-depth, personality-driven interviews with some of your favorite artists. Stay tuned here for the latest 28Hundred productions.


For 28Hundred’s latest trick, Jae and I managed to talk our way into interviewing producer/composer Adrian Younge — favored R&B, soul and hip-hop renaissance man — for Passion of the Weiss, one of my absolute favorite hip-hop sites in the world. Owner, editor and journalist Jeff Weiss even let me write a few words and you can read all of those, here. As far as Adrian Younge goes, he was cool as a cucumber and his new collaboration with seminal Bay Area outfit Souls of Mischief is more than worth your time. Check out their There Is Only Now, here.

 

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28HUNDRED PRESENTS: Aaron Cohen

206UP and Jae Change have collaborated to form 28Hundred, a new media company dedicated to producing original video content and in-depth, personality-driven interviews with some of your favorite artists. Stay tuned here for the latest 28Hundred productions.


Aaron Cohen is a Queens-based rapper from the Seward Park neighborhood in Seattle, who’s been garnering a fair amount of burn on national outlets like Noisey, Mishka and Mass Appeal. 28Hundred sat down with Aaron in Queens for this exclusive interview.

Check out his latest song “You Wouldn’t Know” (featuring Alexander Spit) the title track from his upcoming EP due September 22.

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28HUNDRED PRESENTS: Jake Crocker


206UP and Jae Changehave collaborated to form 28Hundred, a new media company dedicated to producing original video content and in-depth, personality-driven interviews with some of your favorite artists. Stay tuned here for the latest 28Hundred productions.


In 28Hundred’s latest exclusive interview, we sat down with producer Jake Crocker in New York City to discuss the Seattle native’s earliest days hustling beats on the internet, to getting linked with Raz Simone and his Black Umbrella team. Peep game above. Also check out Jake’s most recent project, the American Dreams EP featuring rapper Ronnie, Dylan below.

 

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28HUNDRED PRESENTS: Raz Simone


206UP and Jae Change have collaborated to form 28Hundred, a new media company dedicated to producing original video content and in-depth, personality-driven interviews with some of your favorite artists. Stay tuned here for the latest 28Hundred productions.


We caught up with Seattle hip hop artist Raz Simone at the New York City listening session for his 300 Entertainment debut, Cognitive Dissonance. In the interview, the rapper discusses being contacted by music industry legend Lyor Cohen for the first time, the creative process behind his lyrics, and his hopes for the future of a career in music.

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28HUNDRED PRESENTS: Luck-One


206UP and Jae Change have collaborated to form 28Hundred, a new media company dedicated to producing original video content and in-depth, personality-driven interviews with your favorite artists. We’re happy to introduce our latest effort today featuring Portland’s Luck-One. Please enjoy and share around if you’re diggin’ it.

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