Out Da Box Talks Episode 30 (Eloh Kush Interview)

In this Episode 30 of Out Da Box Talks, Host Cril talks in depth with New Brunswick, NJ Emcee "Eloh Kush" on a number of thought provoking topics.  The interview starts with Eloh giving a history on how he got started in his career as an artist, to connecting with fellow Emcee Lil Sci (John Robinson) and collaborating together.  He talks about the focus of his music and the inspiration behind the spiritual and conscious references in his music, how Black Women and Men can begin to develop more respectful relationships with one another, and what he think causes some of the divide.  Eloh also talks about what motivates him to continue to be consistent with releasing music, his efforts to educate the youth and what he learns in return from these interactions, as well as what it means to have a free mind in 2020 and much more.  Listen below and at this link

Out Da Box Talks Episode 29 – Che Noir Interview

In this Episode of Out Da Box Talks, Host Cril talks with Buffalo Emcee "Che Noir" on a number of topics including her inspiration to start rapping, how she got connected with Emcee 38 Spesh, growing up raised by a Single Mother and the wisdom she gained from the experience.  Che also talks about choosing the route of integrity / thought provoking lyrics  over the hyper sexual provocative female rap image.  She gives insight into her upcoming Album with Detroit Producer "Apollo Brown" and how her collaboration with the Legendary Black Thought came to be.  The interview also touches on the current challenges that some Black Women and Black Men share against each other and takes a glimpse at ways we can begin to communicate and develop better respect for each other.  Che also talks passionately about how she would like her music to be inspirational to young girls and boys who grow up in the struggle that she's come from and expresses how comfortable she felt making such relatable and thought provoking music on her new album "As God Intended".  Che is definitely a talent I will be looking forward to see grow in her music career and can't wait until this Apollo Brown LP is released on July 10th.  Listen below and at this link

Out Da Box Talks Episode 28 – Cambatta Interview

In this Episode 28 of Out Da Box Talks, Host Cril talks in depth with Emcee "Cambatta" on his upcoming LP "LSD" Lunar Solar Duality due for release on July 21st on Mello Music Group alongside a number of other topics.  The interview starts off with Cambatta explaining how he was able to perfect his lyrical craft and develop a strong delivery as an Emcee.  He then talks about the inspiration for the Kemetic (Ancient Egyptian) references of Netcheru and other  Dieties from the different Spiritual and Mythological backgrounds in his music.  He also gives insight into the reason why human beings are so gullible to systems of Religion as opposed to Spirituality.  He takes the time to speak about his creative approach to his music an gives examples of how he was able to achieve success with certain rhymes.  Cam also gives insight into his experience with and reference to Psychedelic substances as well as how it has impacted his music.  The interview talks about everything from achieving goals to elevation to overcoming fear as a distraction, to understanding the difference in shifting of consciousness from the 3rd dimension to 4th dimension and so forth.  In the interview Cambatta also shares what it was like to collaborate with legendary Emcee "Canibus" and what lead up to their collaboration "Canibus/\Cambatta".  The interview also touches on what fans can expect with his new LP "LSD" on July 21st and how it distinguishes itself from his other projects.  This was a very insightful interview.  We certainly hope you enjoy!  Listen below and at this link

Out Da Box Talks Episode 27 (MH The Verb Interview)

In this Episode 27 of Out Da Box Talks, Host Cril talks with Emcee "MH The Verb" on his new Album "Space Ninja"and more. At the beginning of the interview MH gives some insight into his journey as an artist and explains what inspired the Space Helmet which he expressively dons in some of his music videos and album art. MH also goes on to talk about empowering Generational Communication between the Elders and the younger folks as well as what he thinks it would take for Police Brutality and years Racial Injustice to be finally over and done. We also talk about everything from astrology and its effect on these days and times, his inspiration for the track "Jupiter Sunrise" and what he would say to an Extraterrestrial Life form if he were to ever meet one. He gives insight on how he see's mental health as well as his activism today. The interview is very Thought Provoking and gives you a good glimpse into MH's perspective on a range of topics addressed in his New "Space Ninja" album. MH also released a really dope album entitled "Afronauts" in 2017 and I encourage you to check that one out as well. Both Projects are now available on digital and streaming networks. Listen to episode below and at this link
 

Out Da Box Talks Episode 26 (United Front Interview)

In this Episode 26 of Out Da Box Talks, Hosts A-Level and Cril talk in depth with "United Front" Emcees "Deedle Green" and "Bomani UFG" about a number of topics related to the Liberation of African People in America and Abroad.  They speak on their message as Emcees and define their sound Afrikan Insurrection music which reflects the harsh pain that Black people throughout the diaspora have had to face for centuries under Slavery and Oppression.  The interview also asks the question Why has there been an absence of Social commentary from premiere rap talent in today's genre and what solutions would it take to overcome white supremacy considering everything that has been going on due to Police Brutality and other countless tragedies related to Racial Injustice.  This was certainly a deep interview that delved into Deedle and Bomani's perspective which is reflective of the pains that African Americans and other Africans around the world have faced due to years and years of Oppression, Slavery and Injustice.  Listen with an Open Mind below or at this link

Creative and Conscious Hip Hop Mix (New Music April/May 2020)

In this Brand New "Creative and Conscious Hip Hop Mix" Host Cril plays some of the Newest Creative and Conscious Hip Hop tracks that came out between the months of April and May 2020. The mix originally aired Live on Mixcloud on May 30th 2020. Now it's archived for you to listen to if you didn't get a chance to hear the full mix. New Music features from MidaZ The BEAST, Squeegie O, Jahi and Configa, R.A. The Rugged Man, Atmosphere, Qulle Chris and Chris Keys, Cavalier, Merrill Garbus, Homeboy Sandman, Young RJ, Focus The Truth, Sankofa, Tanya Morgan, Shabaam Sahdiq and J57, Bishop Nehru, MF DOOM, Pow Bundy, Cormega, M1 of dead prez, Markis Precise, Talib Kweli, Charlie Smarts, Sy Ari Da Kid, D Smoke, Passport Rav, Cambatta, Skanks, Tha God Fahim, Sharp., Ray West, Eloh Kush, Freddie Gibbs, The Alchemist, Conway The Machine, Che Noir, Apollo Brown, Ka, MH The Verb, Skyzoo, Styles P, MC Esoteric, Mr. Lif and Stu Bangas, AZ, Soul King, Cashus King, Big Tone, Blu and Exile

Out Da Box Talks Episode 25 (Focus The Truth Interview)

In this Episode 25 of Out Da Box Talks, Host Cril talks with Queens Emcee "Focus The Truth" on his New Album entitled "Immortal" alongside some of the Thought Provoking topics expressed in his lyrics.  He takes a moment to explain how he came up with his Emcee Name and why he decided to title the Album "Immortal".  We talk about his outlook on his home town "Queens NYC" and its successful impact on Hip Hop as well as his clear delivery as an Emcee and what inspired his conscious approach to rap.  In the interview, Focus also takes the time to reflect on the influence his Father had on him as an Entrepreneur and how he's been able to use the wisdom to encourage him in his music career.  The conversation goes on to talk on subjects which range from thinking positive in negative circumstances to brief thoughts around combatting police brutality as well as how he would like his Legacy to be remembered as an Emcee.  Definitely check this interview out when you get a chance.  Focus The Truth's vocal delivery and thought provoking messages as an Emcee make him a name worthy of recognition in Hip Hop for today and years to come. Hope you are inspired! Listen below and at this link

Out Da Box Radio Presents “LIVE” New Hip Hop Mix (Sat. May 30th, 2020)

Tune in Tomorrow (Saturday May 30th, 2020) on our #OutDaBoxRadio Mixcloud Page at 10pm EST to listen to Host Cril play a mix of BRAND NEW Creative and Conscious Hip Hop! (Yes all "New" tracks from some of the Best that Underground Hip Hop has to offer in 2020).  At 10pm EST Saturday, Just click the image above to go directly to listen page or go straight to this link

Out Da Box Talks Podcast: Episode 24 – Passport Rav Interview

In this Episode of Out Da Box Talks, Host Cril speaks in depth with Emcee/Producer "Passport Rav" about his Brand New EP "Dual Citizenship".  At the beginning of the interview, Rav explains how he got started as an Emcee and what lead to him developing a respectful relationship with the Legendary "LL Cool J".  He also explains the inspiration for the consistent "Travel Themes" that appear in the majority of his music.  Passport Rav explains how he came up with the title "Dual Citizenship" and what he wanted to convey with the EP.  He also gives insight to thought provoking themes on the EP, like "Outter Riches, Inner Poverty" and what it would take to make a shift to a more consciously progressive path as a people.  He speaks briefly on the concept of the "Circadian Rhythm" and what his intentions were in creating a song named after the title. He talks about learning to live with "Loss and Gain" and attempting to see it in the most positive way in this day and age, while reflecting on the great things he's learned from loved ones like his deceased Uncle Charles.  He even takes the time  to ponder what it would be like if the late great "Malcolm X" were alive today and using Social Media  to navigate beyond the distractions/ trolls in order get his message across. The interview is packed with a lot of significant topics dealing with everything from Improving Self to growing in Spiritual Awareness, Black Pride, Healing and more.  I certainly hope you  listen with an open mind and will be inspired positively by this awesome interview.  Listen below or stream directly at this link

Out Da Box Talks Podcast: Episode 22 (Squeegie O Interview)

In this Episode 23 of Out Da Box Talks, host Cril talks with Staten Island Emcee "Squeegie O" on his Brand New LP "From Niggaz to Godz".  He explains how the music came together with Producer "P Soulist" and what inspired the Album Title and significance of the Album Cover.  Squeegie also takes the time to answer the question "What it would take for the average Hip Hop fan to wake up and demand more substance from Artists?", while also recognizing the negative outcomes of following fraudulent Rappers and valuing the importance of Conscious lyrics over hustle and business in Hip Hop. Host Cril also talks to Squeegie about lines referenced from his tracks "Step Brovaz, Saturdayz and Negro 911" that reflect on thought provoking topics dealing with Self reflection, the misconceptions of the "Hood", the perception of the "Real Nigga" and more.  Indeed this was an insightful interview and if you're a fan of that authentic NY Hip Hop sound reminiscent of artists like Wu-Tang Clan, Tragedy Khadafi, Capone-N-Noreaga and others alike, I think you'll enjoy Squeegie O's new LP "From Niggaz to Godz".  In addition, his lyrics are consistently thought provoking and conscious minded, questioning the degrading aspects of the Hip Hop industry and its impact on the today's generation.  I certainly hope that this interview will inspire you to check out his music if you haven't heard it already, and enhance your appreciation for him as an artist if you have.  Either way, I hope you enjoy!  Listen below and directly at this link