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Alchemist on Project for GTA 5: It's AC/DC Meets The Fugees

http://www.vladtv.com - Courtesy of Leyla Stacked, VladTV offers this exclusive with Alchemist. Amid his hectic schedule inundated with original projects, Al has again teamed up with rapper Oh No to form the Gangrene duo, and he spoke on their project for Grand Theft Auto V -- a compilation album titled "Welcome to Los Santos."

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Alchemist

Collipark Explains How Urban Music Sold Out To Corporations

http://www.vladtv.com - Mr. Collipark, the DJ and producer behind acts like Soulja Boy, Ying Yang Twins, Translee and V.I.C explains why urban music is failing in an interview with DJ Smallz.

The Grammy nominated producer explains his hiatus from music. Collipark says he had to make his personal life a priority so he can leave a happy life. He also explains why he takes his time creating music instead of pushing out club-friendly tracks for the sake of music.

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Mr. Collipark

Zaytoven Explains Why He Gives the Same Beat to Artists

http://www.vladtv.com - Zaytoven sat down with DJ Smallz and explained why he's not bothered that one of his beats serves on a bunch of songs for different artists.

The west coast producer has worked with Nicki Minaj, Future, Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti and Migos for their hit, "Versace." Zaytoven says the beat to "Versace" was at least a year old when the group got ahold of it. Soulja Boy and Plies also used the beat on separate mixtapes but didn't find any success with it.

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Zaytoven

Young Chop Names Top 3 Celebrity Baddies He'd Get Pregnant

http://www.vladtv.com - Chicago based producer Young Chop sat down with VladTV and explained the positive pregnancy test he posted on his Twitter and also revealed the top 3 celebrity baddies he wouldn't mind getting pregnant.
As far as the Instagram photo, Chop reveals the pregnancy test he posted up belonged to one of his uncles, and he only posted it as a joke. When it comes to his top 3, Chop names some expected baddies like Keke Palmer and Teyana Taylor, but rounds out his selections with Oprah Winfrey, saying he'd knock her down for sure as well.
Peep the Young Chop clip above.

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Young Chop

Young Chop: Young Thug's Music Is Hot, People Just Like to Clown

http://www.vladtv.com - Young Chop sat down for an exclusive interview with VladTV, and shared his thoughts on Young Thug. The Chicago producer feels that people try to find ways to make fun of people, but Chop believes they can't dispute Thug's hot music.
He also addresses people saying they can't understand Young Thug's "Lifestyle" rhymes, but after listening to Chief Keef's rhymes, Chop claims he can decipher the Atlanta rapper's rhymes.
Check out the full interview above, and stay tuned to VladTV for more exclusives.

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Young Chop

Young Chop: No One at Interscope Understood Chief Keef

http://www.vladtv.com - Chi-town producer Young Chop stopped by the VladTV offices and shared his thoughts on friend and collaborator Chief Keef being dropped from Interscope, saying he doesn't know the details and was just as surprised as the rest of us. He recalls hearing the news shortly after having his own meeting with the label, so he was definitely shocked.
He agreed with Keef's assessment that no one at the label understood him after Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine left, going a step further to say he doesn't believe the label ever fully understood Keef as an artist.

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Young Chop

Scoop DeVille: DJ Quik Should've Been Original Dr. Dre

http://www.vladtv.com - Scoop DeVille opened up to VladTV about his top five Hip-Hop producers of all time, and claims that DJ Quik should've been the "original Dr. Dre." He explains that Quik's talent is unlike anything he's ever seen and likens him to a musical genius.
During the interview Scoop also spoke about transitioning from a producer to a solo artist, and says that he's enjoying being an artist at the moment. Check out his full interview above to hear more of what he has to say about his career and top producers.

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Scoop Deville

Young Chop on Why He Dropped Out of High School

http://www.vladtv.com - Chicago's Young Chop sat down with VladTV and revealed a dilemma he had early in his career between continuing High School or dropping out to be a professional producer.
While he makes it clear that he doesn't want to downplay the importance of education, Chop feels that school simply isn't for everyone and believes he made the right decision by dropping out and perusing music full time. However, he says he wants to go back and get his GED.

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Young Chop

Swizz Beatz Talks Expecting New Child w/ Alicia Keys

http://www.vladtv.com - Hip-Hop heavyweight Swizz Beatz sat down for an exclusive interview with VladTV where he discussed wife Alicia Keys' recent pregnancy, shared his joy of being a dad to four, soon-to-be five kids, and even touched on those awkward photos of him, Alicia and ex-wife Mashonda at the beach together with their children.
Swizzy humbly accepts congratulations on baby #2 with wife, superstar singer Alicia Keys and reveals that they already know the sex. He plays it safe however by not revealing it just yet, as he'd like to get Keys' permission before dropping the news.

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Swizz Beats

Young Chop: Lil Reese Has More Star Power Than Keef

http://www.vladtv.com - During an exclusive interview with VladTV, Young Chop revealed that Chief Keef's "I Dont Like" and Lil Reese's "Us" were recorded consecutively. He adds that the beat was originally played for Keef, who wasn't feeling it, so Chop turned around and gave it to Reese.

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Young Chop