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Big thank you to Source Award and NAACP Image Award winning, film directing, producing, and screenwriting duo Coodie & Chike for coming on my show for an interview! Coodie & Chike discussed the success and reception of their Jeen-Yuhs Kanye West Netflix documentary. They got into earning Kanye's trust in order to release this documentary, starting to document his story when Hoop Dreams released, and putting his Through the Wire music video together. Coodie talked about attending Northern Illinois University for one semester, getting into media business through his sister Tonia, and creating Channel Zero in Chicago. Chike talked about majoring in motion graphics at Savannah College of Art and Design, wanting to make music videos from the beginning, and meeting both Kanye & Coodie while he was working for MTV. They spoke about creating their own production company Creative Control, creating the ESPN 30 for 30 Benji documentary, and putting together Stephon Marbury's documentary A Kid From Coney Island. Coodie & Chike also spoke about Donda West, their friendship with Kanye, and their next documentary covering the legendary painter Ernie Barnes. Stay tuned for all of the exciting things that they are working on for the near future!

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Coodie & Chike on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmzsYjlCWDs

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Thank you to super producer, 2015 Global Spin Award winner, and 1/2 of The Cool Kids Chuck Inglish for coming on my show for an interview! Chuck discussed his/The Cool Kids’ new albums BABY OIL STAIRCASE / CHILLOUT and BEFORE SHIT GOT WEIRD. He talked about his love of sneakers, his early life of growing up in Detroit, and wanting to play football at Michigan. He got into wanting to be an actor, auditioning for Ice Cube in Straight Outta Compton, and acting in Widows with Viola Davis and Liam Neeson. He also talked about The Cool Kids breaking up because the industry was sucking the fun out of the collaboration, getting back together with Sir Michael Rocks, and if fame is overrated. He also got into his relationship with the late great Mac Miller, social media being the focal point of the music industry right now, and that prominent artists work regular jobs behind the scenes. Chuck announced that The Cool Kids have a new album called Hi-Top Fade and a movie in the works. Stay tuned!

Chuck Inglish/The Cool Kids’ new album BEFORE SHIT GOT WEIRD is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: BEFORE SHIT GOT WEIRD by The Cool Kids https://music.apple.com/us/album/before-shit-got-weird/1611665488.

Chuck Inglish/The Cool Kids’ new album BABY OIL STAIRCASE / CHILLOUT is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: BABY OIL STAIRCASE / CHILLOUT by The Cool Kids, Chuck Inglish & Sir Michael Rocks https://music.apple.com/us/album/baby-oil-staircase-chillout/1615107824.

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Chuck Inglish on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clg7JZDkdqY

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Big thank you to Carol City’s own Gunplay for coming on my show for an interview! Gunplay discussed his new album ALL B******t Aside, his studio session with Jim Jones for their song Oath, and having his own independent label distribution deal as well as ANML SHLTR. He talked about his early life of being born in El Paso, Texas, growing up in New York during the crack epidemic, and moving to Carol City. He got into meeting Rick Ross when he was in 10th grade, building Maybach Music with him, and the difficult hurdles he went through when the foundation of MMG was being built. He spoke about why he felt comfortable opening up about his overdose on drugs the day that DMX died, meeting DMX, and the studio session between him and Busta Rhymes. He mentioned that his song with the legendary Hip-Hop duo Capone-N-Noreaga will be releasing on his upcoming album. He also talked about his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar on their song Cartoon & Cereal, his collaboration with A$AP Rocky on Ghetto Symphony, and being backstage on tour with Jay-Z & Beyoncé in Dublin, Ireland. Gunplay also discussed his upcoming podcast about fishing and hunting, wanting to get into film, and being able to tour internationally soon. Stay tuned!

Gunplay’s new album ALL B******t Aside is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/all-b-t-aside/1617721945.

Follow Gunplay on Instagram: @gunplay2.0 and Twitter: @gunplaymmg

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Gunplay on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-333jnNGqA

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Thank you to upcoming superstar basketball player and emcee Flau'jae for coming on my show for an interview! Flau'jae talked about getting her distribution deal with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, committing to the LSU Tigers women's basketball team, and wanting to minor in business. She got into breaking the barrier of being just known as Camoflauge's daughter, seeing similarities between her and her late great father, and Boosie Badazz looking out for her. She also got into appearing on Jermaine Dupri's season 3 of The Rap Game, how she wasn't supposed to appear on The Rap Game originally, and performing on season 13 of NBC's America's Got Talent. Flau'jae discussed getting to know her coach Kim Mulkey, being named MVP of the Jordan Brand Classic, and her upcoming reality show with her mom on E! Stay tuned for her upcoming EP's as they will lead up to her next major project as well as her first year playing for the women's basketball team at LSU!

Flau'jae's music is available on all music platforms, including YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCB2NOHSsuc0QCb-ifSbnM8A and Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/flaujae/924913012.

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MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

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Flau'jae on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXtCYhDZUh4

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Big thank you to multi-platinum rock artist and songwriter Kevin Rudolf for coming on my show for an interview! Kevin talked about his early life of growing up on the upper east side of New York, his father being a DJ and mother being a rock singer, and being signed to Madonna's record label Maverick. He discussed moving to Miami, working with Timbaland, and signing to Cash Money. He got into the story behind his hit song Let It Rock and not knowing the radio impact that it would have. He spoke about having creative freedom at Cash Money, meeting Drake for the first time, and his vision of making it in the industry with his follow up hit song I Made It with Cash Money Heroes. He also got into working with Nas on his song N.Y.C., having to change his name to Space Rock due to a contract situation with Cash Money, and signing to Primary Wave Music. He gave his thoughts on rock artists' criticism of hip-hop artists making it into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Kevin then talked about going out to LA to write with artists such as Keith Urban and Selena Gomez, coming back to New York and feeling inspired to create his own music again, and his new music with Lil Wayne. He announced that he is working on his own hybrid memoir novel. Stay tuned!

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Kevin Rudolf on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWnACoH_VEc

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Big thank you to the comedy legend TK Kirkland for coming on my show for an interview! TK Kirkland talked about opening up for acts such as: Patti LaBelle, N.W.A., DMX, The Whispers, MC Hammer, and Tone Loc. He discussed when he found his rapport on stage as a comedian, getting banned from the N.W.A. tour, and plans of him and Eazy-E starting Ruthless Comedy before Eazy-E passed away. He got into being selected for a scared straight program when he was younger, starting out doing skits in college at Arizona State, and raising money for Maxine Waters. He also talked about performing for 50 Cent and Eminem on MTV, Jay-Z performing at his birthday in Harlem in 1995 before Reasonable Doubt released, and working with Vin Diesel in the 1997 movie Strays. He closed out the show giving his reaction to and thoughts on the Will Smith Oscars incident as well as what he has coming up in the near future. Stay tuned!

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TK Kirkland on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuA8sq19GWk&t=365s

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***Disclaimer: Flesh-N-Bone's political views are his political views, not mine. Even though I do not agree with what he said, I never like to interrupt my guests when they are speaking. Everyone is entitled to their opinion and I was surprised by some of the things that he said. If you have been a long-time listener of the show you would know that I do not and never will align with those views.***

Thank you to 2x Grammy Award winner, Hip-Hop legend, and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's own Flesh-N-Bone for coming on my show for an interview! Flesh-N-Bone discussed his new album To the Bone, the strong message in his new song Dedication, and his political views (not mine). He talked about going out to California, Eazy-E signing Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, and Eazy-E taking the group out to The Tunnel in New York City to meet with Ice Cube to discuss a N.W.A. reunion. He got into the aftermath of Eazy-E's death, his lyrics being removed from Bone Thugs' songs, and opening up about going against all odds in his upcoming memoir. Flesh spoke about Mo Thugs, putting together a new collaboration album for Mo Thugs, and the recording session with Fat Joe and Big Pun for his song No Mercy on his debut album T.H.U.G.S. (Trues Humbly United Gatherin' Souls). He also got into his collaboration with Rev. Run of Run-DMC on his song World So Cruel, his unfortunate prison sentence, and his new comedy sketch TV show called Fun Howse. Stay tuned for Flesh-N-Bone's upcoming music videos, albums, tours, and memoir! 

Flesh-N-Bone's new album To the Bone is available on all music platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/to-the-bone/1608774237.

Follow Flesh-N-Bone on Instagram and Twitter: @fleshnbonebtnh

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Flesh-N-Bone on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xvc6iopgchU

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Thank you to West Philly's own DJ Aktive for coming on my show for an interview! DJ Aktive talked about growing up in West Philly, meeting Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff for the first time, and receiving his first set of turntables. He discussed interning at Power 99 FM, getting his start of touring with Musiq Soulchild, and becoming Janet Jackson's tour DJ. He got into auditioning in Puff Daddy's living room to be the Bad Boy Reunion tour DJ, Kanye getting strict with him for his scratches on the 808s & Heartbreak Tour, and Nas calling him out in the middle of a performance because he didn't know the words to one of the songs on Stillmatic. He also talked about him and Nas discussing a song together for Aktive's upcoming album Chill Vibes Vol. 1, his 2019 debut album The Tour, and DJing for NBC's That's My Jam with Jimmy Fallon. DJ Aktive mentioned that he wants to open up The Philadelphia DJ school to help the youth learn how to DJ and to teach them the history of Hip-Hop. He also has a new album called Chill Vibes Vol. 1 on the way. Stay tuned!

DJ Aktive's new song Kool featuring Marsha Ambrosius & Kenyon Dixon is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/kool-feat-marsha-ambrosius-kenyon-dixon-single/1607759020.

DJ Aktive's 2019 album The Tour is available on all music platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-tour/1470895569.

Follow DJ Aktive on Instagram and Twitter: @djaktive

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DJ Aktive on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4fM22XS6TY

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Big thank you to the Bronx's own and one of the nicest emcees Mysonne for coming on my show for an interview! Mysonne talked about his newest album with Trae tha Truth called If You're Scared Stay Inside, his reaction to President Joe Biden passing the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, and his thoughts on the backlash Will Smith is getting from the incident at the Oscars. He discussed when he learned that the history schools are teaching are white washed, having conversations with white police officers about the message he is trying to send with his movement, and getting arrested when protesting Brett Kavanaugh getting sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court at the Capitol. Mysonne got into being wrongfully convicted of armed robbery, 7 years of his life being taken away from him, and this happening when his career was supposed to take off while being signed to Def Jam. He spoke about meeting a lot of people in jail who were wrongfully convicted, creating United Soldiers Entertainment, and working with the Credit Concepts Agency. He also got into his children's book I Know My Rights: Bill of Rights, his upcoming book, and his Street Politicians podcast with Tamika Mallory. He finished the show talking about battling Shyne, Jermaine Dupri wanting to sign him, and being an A&R on Mase's album Double Up. Mysonne announced that he is working on a new album. Stay tuned!

Mysonne's newest album with Trae tha Truth called If You're Scared Stay Inside is available on all music platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/if-youre-scared-stay-inside/1553158142.

Follow Mysonne on Instagram: @mysonnenygeneral and Twitter: @mysonne

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Mysonne on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTm0qatn1Q4

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Big thank you to the legendary BET Award and Juno Award winner, and Grammy nominee Director X for coming on my show for an interview! Director X discussed originally wanting to create comic books, starting out as a graphic designer, and interning under music video mogul Hype Williams. He talked about being a visual consultant and story board writer on Belly for Hype Williams and what makes that opening scene timeless to this day. He got into the important pep talk that Hype gave him when he failed on a video for Tracey Lee's The Theme (It's Party Time) remix and what he read to master his directing craft. He spoke about the video that he discovered his directing style, establishing his relationship with Drake, and the most creative artists that he has collaborated with. Director X also talked about his Operation Prefrontal Cortex and the importance of raising awareness of gun violence in Toronto, Canada. Director X announced that he is currently working on a Robyn Hood TV series and more. Stay tuned!

Follow Director X on Instagram: @directorx and Twitter: @idirectorx

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Director X on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71-enmnXYaM

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