Interviews

DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Uncle Luke

DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Uncle Luke

The hip-hop community owes a great deal of respect to one of its elder statesmen, Luther Campbell. Known as “Uncle Luke, He was the leader of the group 2 Live Crew and pioneered “Miami bass,” a sound characterized by repetitive 808 drum patterns, chanted hooks and deep bass backbeats. The group’s million-selling LP, As Nasty […]


DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Rae Sremmurd

DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Rae Sremmurd

On Tuesday January 6, 2015, RaeSremmurd released their debut album ‘SremmLife’. The highly anticipated album from the Hip Hop duo features guest appearances from Nicki Minaj, Young Thug and Big Sean. The album also features production by producers Mike Will, Sonny Digital and Da Honorable C Note.  On release day Rae Sremmurd held an exclusive […]


ASCAP Honors L.A. Reid At The 3rd Annual ATL Legends Dinner In Atlanta

ASCAP Honors L.A. Reid At The 3rd Annual ATL Legends Dinner In Atlanta

(September 25, 2014) Veteran Music Executive Antonio “L.A.” Reid was recently honored at The ASCAP Rhythm & Soul’s 3rd Annual ATL Legends Dinner at the Mandarin Oriental here in Atlanta Ga.  Each year The American Society Of Composers Authors and Publishers recognizes individuals who have brought great honor to the City of Atlanta through their […]


BMI Presents The 2014 Beat Summit

BMI Presents The 2014 Beat Summit

On April 16, 2014, Broadcast Music Incorporated and the production team The Flight School presented The Beat Summit at Terminal West here in Atlanta.  New Orleans Super Producers Mannie Fresh and KLC  and Atlanta Producer DJ Toomp all took on each other in a no holds barred battle of the beats. Each DJ/Producer played beats […]


DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Kat Stacks

DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Kat Stacks

Andrea Herrera is known better in the Hip Hop community by her street name Kat Stacks. The Venezuelan born video vixen became famous and helped to boost WorldstarHipHop.com internet ratings by releasing videos putting the rappers on blast that she had relationships with. Stacks, who was almost deported from the United States is now laying […]


DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With The RZA

DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With The RZA

Founding Wu-Tang Clan member The RZA, will star in the upcoming Fox television series “Gang Related”. The new television series is about the L.A.P.D. Gang Task Force and their efforts to bring down the some of the most notorious gangs in the Los Angeles area. On the show RZA plays Cassius Green, a street smart […]


Phife Dawg From A Tribe Called Quest Honors J. Dilla with His #DearDilla Video Premeire In ATL

Phife Dawg From A Tribe Called Quest Honors J. Dilla with His #DearDilla Video Premeire In ATL

Anyone who personally knows me knows that A Tribe Called Quest is my favorite Hip Hop group of all time. With that being said, I was delighted when I got invited out to Phife from A Tribe Called Quest’s exclusive Atlanta video premiere for his new song ‘Dear Dilla’.  The exclusive video screening  was held […]


Neyo and The Compound Foundation Gives Back

Neyo and The Compound Foundation Gives Back

The Giving Tour is an annual partnership between Neyo, his Compound Foundation and The Boys and Girls Club of America.  The tour gives Neyo the opportunity to give back and make the holiday season special for some less fortunate children in foster care and group homes in multiple cities across the country.  This year the […]


Juvenile’s Album Listening Dinner Party At Tree Sound Music Studio

Juvenile's Album Listening Dinner Party At Tree Sound Music Studio

On Thursday November 21, 2013, I got invited to one of the coolest events that I have been to in a while. The good folks over at Tree Sounds Music Studio hosted a private listening dinner party for the one and only Juvenile.  The intimate gathering consisted of  some of Atlanta’s hottest DJ’s, Media and […]


Lecrae Talks With DJ BLAK MAGIC About His New Mixtape “Church Clothes 2”

Lecrae Talks With DJ BLAK MAGIC About His New Mixtape "Church Clothes 2"

Last week I got a chance to hang out with the top Christain Hip Hop artist in the world. He goes by the name of Lacrae.  Fresh off his Grammy win for Gospel Album of the year, Lecrae was here in Atlanta shooting the video for his new song “Im Turnt” which is the first […]


Brazilian Jazz Legend Sergio Mendes Performs At The Cobb Energy Centre

Brazilian Jazz Legend Sergio Mendes Performs At The Cobb Energy Centre

On October 26, 2013, Sergio Mendes, the undisputed king of Brazilian Jazz performed a sold out show at The Cobb Energy Centre here in Atlanta Ga.  The concert was part of Larry Rosen’s Jazz Roots Series and was appropriately called “A Night In Rio”.  Sergio performed songs from his vast catalog of music dating back to […]


DJ Drama, Don Cannon & DJ Sense Announce Their New DJ Crew “The Academy”

DJ Drama, Don Cannon & DJ Sense Announce Their New DJ Crew "The Academy"

On Tuesday, September 3, 2013, DJ Drama, Don Cannon and DJ Sense also known as The Aphilliates held a press conference here in ATL to announce their latest endeavor “The Academy”.  The Academy is a conglomerate of some of the country’s hottest and most influential DJs.  Drama, Cannon and Sense hand picked the members of […]


Goodie Mob Hosts It’s Atlanta “Age Against The Machine” Album Listening Session

Goodie Mob Hosts It's Atlanta "Age Against The Machine" Album Listening Session

Last night Goodie Mob held an exclusive album listening party for their long awaited album “Age Against The Machine”. The listening party was hosted by all 4 members of the group and was held at Vinyl at Center Stage. Goodie Mob went through every song off of the new album explaining the concept behind how […]


DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview with DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview with DJ Jazzy Jeff

Over the weekend the man, the myth, the legend, the magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff was in Atlanta headlining a special event called Jukebox.  It was held over at 595 North and it is one of the dopest interactive dance party experiences in the country.  The cool thing about Jukebox is that it uses social media […]


Behind The Scenes With Young Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan at YG’s Video Shoot For My N***’s

Behind The Scenes With Young Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan at YG's Video Shoot For My N***'s

West Coast rapper YG has teamed up with Young Jeezy and Rich Homie Quan for his upcoming video, “My N****’s, directed by the Motion Family.  Take a look behind the scenes with exclusive footage from the video shoot as well as interviews with YG, Young Jeezy and Rich Homie Quan.  The song “My N****’s” is […]


DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Young Chop

DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Young Chop

Recently I got a chance to “Chop” it up (no pun intended) with Chicago producer Young Chop.  The 19 year old beatmaker is widely know for his production work with Cheef Keef (I Dont’ Like, Love Sosa, Hate Being Sober) and is one of the most sought after up and coming producers in the game.  […]


Interview With Fruitvale Station’s Director Ryan Coogler

Interview With Fruitvale Station's Director Ryan Coogler

The movie Fruitvale Station recreates the dramatic events leading up to the tragic and untimely death of Oscar Grant by a BART police officer on New Years Eve back in 2009.  The movie was well received at Sundance and has been generating alot of Oscar buzz.  Ryan Coogler the director of the movie was recently […]


Shawty Lo Video Shoot For “New Money”

Shawty Lo Video Shoot For "New Money"

  Got a chance to stop by Shawty Lo’s video shoot for his upcoming single “New Money” featuring Cash Out and Young Scooter.  While on set I got a chance to chop it up with Shawty L.O. about his situation with G-Unit as well as the criticism he has been getting for his Reality Show.  […]


TV One R&B Divas Premiere Party Atlanta

TV One R&B Divas Premiere Party Atlanta

This past Thursday night (8-6-12) TV One hosted an exclusive Atlanta premiere party for the new television show R&B Divas. The private party was held at one of the best places to get a view of the Atlanta skyline, Ventanna’s.  The view of the city was the perfect back drop to compliment the open bar […]


DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview with DJ PREMIER

DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview with DJ PREMIER

Recently I got a chance to interview one of the reasons why I’m even doing what I do today.  The legendary DJ Premier.  With over 20 years in the game DJ Premier is one of the top Hip Hop DJ’s/Producers of all time. I got a chance to catch up with him at the Red […]


Waka Flocka Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign

Waka Flocka Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign

Last night (Tuesday January 25, 2012) Atlanta based hip hop artist Waka Flocka Flame and SEA Brand Clothing company launched a custom Brick Squad Monopoly snapback hat to support Waka Flocka’s new anti-bullying campaign. The launch party was held at Wish Boutique in Little 5 points to help raise awareness to the plague of children being […]


DJ BLAK MAGIC Interview With Common

Common was recently in Atlanta promoting his new album The Dreamer, The Believer.  While he was in the A, I had a chance to sit down and knock out a quick interview with him. In the interview Common talks about hooking back up with his first producer No I.D. and meeting Nas at a Fat […]


Anthony Hamilton Performs At Center Stage

Anthony Hamilton Performs At Center Stage

R&B Soul Singer Anthony Hamilton performed for a sold out audience at Center Stage in Atlanta, GA on Thursday December 1st 2011. The four time Grammy winner performed all of his hit songs as well as new songs off of his forthcoming album “Back To Love” which is slated for release December 13th.  Anthony’s stage […]


Rollover Hunger Charity Skate Party

Rollover Hunger Charity Skate Party

Atlanta’s music royalty took a trip down memory lane, renting skates and hitting the rink on Thanksgiving Eve as DeVyne Intervention presented Roll Over Hunger: Celebrity & Charity Skate Jam. Held in Atlanta’s historic Cascade Skating Rink, the Roll Over Hunger event allowed Atlanta’s A-list to join forces with the community and have some good […]