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Bizzy Crook Freestyles On Showoff Radio


Bizzy Crook stopped by the Shade 45 office yesterday to appear on Showoff Radio, which goes down every Thursday at 8PM. Although Statik Selektah was out of town, Sam Needlz and Valerie Lora held it down on the show and asked the Miami rapper to lay down some bars off the top of the dome. […]

Raekwon Gives New Details On “Wu-Tang Forever” Remix

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Visit for more information Raekwon stopped by Whoo Kid‘s radio show, The Whoolywood Shuffle, on Shade45 to speak about his recent Canada stop along with his Wu-Tang Clan members. While discussing the country of Canada and the love that the Wu-Tang receives across the Northern border , Whoo Kid asked Rae about the much […]

Watch Mack Wilds Freestyle On Tony Toca

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Visit for more information Mack Wilds has been experiencing a great year thus far, not only did he release one of the most acclaimed R&B albums of this year, but the Staten Island native was recently nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Urban Contemporary Album for his project New York: A […]

Eminem: “Pharoahe Monch Is Incredible, He’s Been Ahead Of His Time”

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Visit for more information Eminem sat down with Sway on Shade 45 yesterday for a special Q&A along with fans and several members of the press. The recently named Youtube Artist of The Year goes in depth with Sway for more than an hour on music, life experiences, and of course, Em’s new project, […]

Riff Raff Talks Relationship With Drake, Spring Breakers Lawsuit & More

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Riff Riff sits down with Shade 45’s Sway [Calloway] in the Morning to discuss his relationship with Drake and his on-going lawsuit with Spring Breakers. Visit for more information Sway opens the interview by crediting Riff Raff for his previous time at Shade 45 when he actually freestyled when Sway asked him to rap. […]

Ace Hood Gives In-Studio Performance of “Pray For Me”

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Visit for more information Ace Hood performed an in studio performance of “Pray For Me” Ace Hood performed live on Shade 45, his single “Pray For Me” This single is off his recent album Trials & Tribulations, which dropped July 16th. Advertisement You can find the album on Itunes, and in stores. Check it out […]

Justin Timberlake To Be Featured On Juicy J’s Stay Trippy Album

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Visit for more information DJ Whoo Kid recently sat down with the Taylor Gang leader Wiz Khalifa to speak on the progress of Juicy J’s upcoming solo album Stay Trippy. During the interview Wiz revealed that Justin Timberlake will be appearing on Juicy’s project. This is not the first time that both Memphis artist […]

Watch Wale’s In-Studio Performance Of “Fa We We Freestyle”

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Visit for more information MMG’s DMV rep hit Shade 45 to kick some ‘Folarin’ bars. Wale‘s most recent mixtape, Folarin, has been received rather well by both the public and critics, and the anticipation for his upcoming 3rd album (the first to be released by Atlantic Records), The Gifted, is growing as its lead […]

Video: Troy Ave “Five Fingers Of Death” Freestyle

Visit for more information On Shade 45’s Sway In The Morning, Troy Ave stopped by to go off-the-top five times entering the “Five Fingers of Death” session in the video above. Advertisement Check Troy Ave stopping by The Source to talk label meetings, videos, and Bricks In My Backpack 3: The Harry Powder Trilogy […]

Eminem Talks Slaughterhouse & The Beastie Boys

Visit for more information Eminem called into DJ Whoo Kid’s Shade 45 program, during the 10 minute candid phone call interview Eminem touched on a number of subjects. Including our two cover features, Slaughterhouse and Beastie Boys. He also talks new album, touring Asia and The Art Of Rap documentary. Advertisement Speaking on the […]

Yelawolf Expresses Frustration With Shady & Interscope Records, Talks New Music

Visit for more information   During an interview Yelawolf chopped it up with Shade 45’s All Out Show to speak about his upcoming The Heart Of Dixie produced by fellow Alabama dweller, M16. Advertisement The interview took a turn with Yelawolf brought up frustrations with Interscope. The frustration dates back to his Radioactive release and what […]

Video: Kardinal Offishall – Sway In The Morning

Visit for more information   Advertisement Kardinal Offishall chops it up with Sway and Heather B on The Sway In The Morning Show about what it took for him to get on while on the come up in Canada. K.O brings up a solid point regarding the craft of earlier hip-hop artist and the fact that they […]

Ice-T Explains Difference Between An MC And A Rapper

Visit for more information Legendary gangsta, Ice-T, previously spoke his mind during Sway in the Morning on Shade 45. Ice talked about his definition of a MC and rapper and the difference between the two. Ice explained that, back in the day, MC’s were the people who could “move the crowd,” and dropped KRS-One […]

Video: Scarface – Sway In The Morning Freestyle

Visit for more information Scarface appeared on Shade 45’s Sway In The Morning. While he was behind the mic he decided to lay something down. Damn I wish they had him do the “5 Fingers Of Death” freestyle session.  Advertisement Pick up the latest issue of The Source for more on Sway and his […]

Video: Schoolboy Q – Toca Tuesdays Freestyle

Visit for more information ScHoolBoy Q caught up with Tony Toca for a little reminder of Q’s lyrical ability. Check out how it all went down on Shade 45’s Toca Tuesdays show.  Advertisement   – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)

Video: Curren$y – Toca Tuesday Freestyle

Visit for more information   While Curren$y was making his rounds promoting his upcoming album The Stoned Immaculate, he paid a visit to Shade 45. When visiting Shade 45 he stopped by Toca Tuesdays and spit a freestyle over an Alchemist beat for the listeners.  Advertisement   -John McAuliffe (@John_Mac310)