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OT The Real Says Shaq and Kevin Garnett Helped Him Go Viral


Emerging rapper OT The Real sat down for an interview on Friday to talk about his music going viral and how he’s maintained his career druing quarantine. During the chat with Shade 45’s DJ Caesar on his independent YouTube show “Vibin Heavy” the rapper recalls two NBA Hall of Famers who reached out to him. […]

Mistah F.A.B. Sets ‘Sway in the Morning’ on Fire Again

Mistah F.A.B. Sets 'Sway in the Morning' on Fire Again

Oakland’s Mistah F.A.B. came through Sway In The Morning on Shade 45 w/ Heather B to promote his new album Year 2006. His new release features E-40, Too $hort, Snoop Dogg, Berner, Serius Jones and his new book D.O.P.E – E.R.A also dropped on the exact same day. FAB came through with an extended interview […]

Joey Bada$$ Says He May Drop Two Albums this Year


If Joey Bada$$ is sitting on 80 unreleased tracks, we want parts. Visit for more information Joey Bada$$ recently sat down with DJ Enuff’s “Heavy Hitters” Shade 45 show and shared some pretty dope news. Bada$$ admitted that he’s sitting on well over two albums worth of unreleased material and if they sound anything […]

T.I. Offers Valuable Perspective on New Single “Money Talk”


Money talks and bullshit walks. Living far from hand to mouth, T.I. operates from a profitable position of power and influence on “Money Talk,” the new single from his upcoming 10th solo album, The Dime Trap, expected to arrive later this year. While many try to manage a shoestring budget and wind up putting their foot […]

Rain910 Freestyle On Shade 45’s “Toca Tuesdays”


North Carolina’s own Rain910 has been making his rounds promoting his new album A Perfect Day to Die. He recently stopped by Shade 45 with DJ Tony Touch to drop a freestyle on Toca Tuesday! Visit for more information

DJ Envy Is Joined By Phresher For Freestyle On Shade 45


Brooklyn’s own Phresher has been on a roll as of late. With his music video for “On The Low” recently being added to BET Jams and being heard on radio throughout the northeast, he surely has the momentum on his side. Moreover, Phresher has also been spotted performing at various high profile events throughout New York City. Today, the […]

[VIDEO] Eminem Goes In For 8 Minutes On Sway

Screen Shot    at Visit for more information Southpaw drops this weekend and Eminem is out promoting the album which drops the same day as the film and he executively produced the entire album. He stopped by on Sway and ended up spitting an eight minute freestyle that touched on topics like Bruce Jenner, Bill Cosby, and […]

Watch Meek Mill Spit for 10 Minutes Straight

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Meek Mill has been a busy man lately.. Visit for more information Meek’s sophomore album Dreams Worth More Than Money is projected to go number one on the charts next week. Since the release his Bike Life app dropped as well as his collaborative PUMA kicks, and he made appearances in NYC. He stopped […]

Listen Now: Kuul, “Rugged”


Drawing inspiration from one of the most repeated lines of Jay Z‘s classic “Feelin’ It,” NY’s own Kuul drops a new track, worthy of the repeat button, titled “Rugged.” Premiered on Sirius XM’s Shade 45 this week, the catchy hard-hitting track features a beat from CheffBoy and premium mixing by Ben Pramuk. Visit for more information In […]

Russell Simmons and Rapper Lazarus Use Hip Hop To Fight Heart Disease


Physician Dr. Kamran Rashid Khan is also a Rap Phenom known as Lazarus. This super talented lyricist caught the eye of Rap Pioneer Russell Simmons who signed Lazarus to his All Def Digital imprint in 2013. The Detroit native has appeared on Sway In The Morning on Shade 45, the Discovery Channel, Fox Sports and […]

Shade 45 Drops Something For The Stoners With New Mixtape, ‘Wake & Bake’


Satellite Radio Station Celebrates Hippie Holiday With New Compilation Visit for more information     Advertisement The date might be 4/21 but true stoners know that everyday is 4/20. In honor of the hippie holiday, the good people at Sirius XM’s Shade 45 have put together a compilation mixtape of songs dedicated to helping […]

Kermit The Frog & DJ Whoo Kid Have More In Common Than You Thought


[soundcloud url=”″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]   Okay, maybe DJ Whoo Kid and Kermit are both into “Hip-Hop,” and that’s where the similarities end but this interview from Shade 45’s Whoolywood Shuffle is still a great break to take from whatever you’re doing tonight. DJ Whoo Kid and Sam Roberts speak with one of […]

King Los Goes Ham In New Toca Tuesday Freestyle


Visit for more information While running promo for his latest mixtape, Zero Gravity 2, King Los swung by DJ Tony Touch‘s Shade45 show to lace a freestlye in honor of Toca Tuesday‘s. If you haven’t heard Los spit yet, go ahead and click play on the video now. Just stop reading this and take […]

Joe Budden Fuels Hollow Da Don Battle Rumors + Slaughterhouse Freestyle

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Visit for more information Joe Budden, Royce Da 5’9, Joel Ortiz & Crooked I recently stopped by Sway In The Morning show. While there, Sway asked Joe Budden very directly whether he would be battling Hollow Da Don this summer. The usually direct Budden danced around the question , saying that the whole clique […]