(Video) The Rob Report: Ab-Soul – These Days

Our homie Rob Markman over at MTV just started a weekly segment on Sway in the Morning called “The Rob Report,” giving audio reviews of the new projects that drop in hip-hop. “Sway and I feel that people just aren’t talking about music any more and these days we get more music than ever,” Rob said. “So on our show, we want to dedicate a segment just for the music. No gossip, no BS, just beats and rhymes.” Check out the first “report” below, where Rob dissects Ab-Soul’s debut album, These Days.


(Video) 50 Cent Talks Leaving Interscope, G-Unit Beef & Eminem’s Loyalty With MTV’s Rob Markman

Hip-Hop mogul 50 Cent caught up with MTV’s own Rob Markman to chop it up at the Shade 45 studios. Fif discussed the G-Unit fallout, his upcoming Animal Ambition album, wanting to work with Drake and Rihanna and Em’s loyalty, amongst a long list of other issues. We’ve showed you bits and pieces of the interview thus far, but now you can get into the full (and pretty long but interesting) version below!


(Video) 50 Cent Discusses Leaving Interscope

Last month, 50 Cent left his longtime record label Interscope after launching his career with them over a decade ago. In a newly released clip from his recent chat with MTV’s Rob Markman, Fif breaks down the decision, explaining how the label’s marketing of Beats By Dre was a huge factor in the departure.


(Video) Mac Miller’s Next Album….Was An Accident?

How does one make an album on “accident?” Just ask Mac Miller! The Pittsburgh rapper already has a follow-up to June 2013’s Watching Movies With The Sound Off (his sophomore effort that did quite well, despite being released on the same day as Kanye West and J. Cole), but it wasn’t exactly planned this way. In fact, he has almost 4 new projects in the can! Get the 411 on what Mac is cooking up in his new interview with MTV below.


(Video) A$AP Rocky, Bun B, Vic Mensa & Glam Freestyle On MTV Rapfix With Red Alert On The 1’s & 2’s

Today’s episode of MTV Rapfix was a major one, with A$AP Rocky, Swizz Beatz, DJ Red Alert, Bun B and Vic Mensa all in the building to chop it up with Sway. After the respective interviews, Rocky, Bun, Vic and an up-and-coming rapper by the name of Glam all spit some bars for the camera. Get into their freestyles below. Thanks to Rob Markman and the folks at MTV for having me up there today!


(Video) Nipsey Hussle Goes Record Shopping With MTV’s Rob Markman

In honor of Nipsey Hussle’s #Proud2Pay movement for his recent project Crenshaw, MTV’s Rob Markman linked up with the Cali rapper to break bread at the record store. Check out what the guys bought below.


(Video) Nipsey Hussle Speaks On Jay Z Buying 100 Copies Of Crenshaw #Proud2Pay

Nipsey Hussle became the first-ever artist to sell a project for $100, and it looks like his bold idea is certainly paying off. Not only did he already make $100k since its release earlier this week, showing #NewRules are in effect once again, but Jay Z took notice and purchased 100 copies for himself. That speaks volumes! Sitting down with MTV’s Rob Markman earlier today, Neighborhood Nip explained how he got word of Hov’s, and what it meant to him. Check out the interview below.


(Video) Pusha T Speaks On Kendrick Lamar’s “Nosetalgia” Verse

Last night, Funk Flex premiered one of the most buzzed-about tracks off Pusha T’s forthcoming debut My Name Is My Name, “Nosetalgia” featuring Kendrick Lamar. Sitting down with MTV’s Rob Markman, Push discusses the verse and how this was a collab years in the making.


(Video) MTV’s Rob Markman Talks Hottest MC List, Working At XXL & More With Al Lindstrom

For his latest sitdown, Al Lindstrom talks to MTV’s Rob Markman about his years in the game as a writer. From working in the mailroom to now helping run MTV News, Rob has come a long way! Hear about his journey below.


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