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DJ Kawon Presents: The Mixtape Show Interviews

DJ Kawon Presents: The Mixtape Show Interviews

By DJ Kawon
DJ Kawon sits down each episode and talks with legends and legends in the making in the Hip Hop and R&B community who have contributed to the culture
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Episode 8: NapsNDreds

DJ Kawon Presents: The Mixtape Show Interviews

Episode 10: LJS
Long Island, MC New to the game talks about his current process after dealing with severe depression
August 18, 2022
Episode 9 : Vocab Slick
Off tour and calling into the show tonight!
August 04, 2022
Episode 8: NapsNDreds
Born in Jamaica and making the move to Florida, Veteran MC NapsNDreds checks in to discuss his latest project and his unique lyrical sound coming out of Florida.
July 27, 2022
Episode 7: Dizzy Scratch
Besides his production for iconic group Main Source, Dizzy Scratch has production credits with Madonna, The O'Jays, TLC, Was, Backstreet Boys, Seal just to name a few.
May 12, 2022
Episode 6: Sweet Tee
She's been rocking since the Golden Era of Hip Hop and tonight Sweet Tee checks in to discuss her new music and energy that she has found working with Pudgee Da Phat Bastard. 
March 17, 2022
Episode 6 Grand Wizard Rasheen: Philly DJ Legend
Invented the "Battle Style" DJ setup and was a Philly Pioneer.
February 18, 2022
Episode 5 Billy Danze of M.O.P. : Still Mashin Out
We discussed the family and brotherhood of the crew, The Berlin Wall, Performing in front of 80 to 80,000 people. 
February 04, 2022
Episode 4 Hakim Green : Still Sparking!
"Mad Izm"  is one of the biggest Hip Hop records released and still is a favorite when I'm spinning 90's HipHop. It was the East Coast Cypress Hill ode to cannabis and is still the platform for our guest this week Hakim Green stands on. We discuss the impact of that record, his community service events that promote peace and education and the behind the scenes work he did with Nas, Carl Thomas, Badboy Records and more. We also get an exclusive verse!
December 15, 2021
Rampage : I just sat back and played my position until it was time
He's the 1st Lieutenant of the mighty Flipmode Squad. Rampage sat down and joint me to document his career path from messing around in the studio, to dropping his debut album, being featured on one of the hottest remixes in Hiphop history to now being a businessman without making excuses.   #Flipmodesquad #Rampage #wildforthenight #kawonjmedia #kawonjradio
November 29, 2021
Fantom of The Beat ( aka Haas G of The UMCs) : THE BUSINESS MADE IT PERSONAL
This week's episode is the  legend Fantom of The Beat aka Haas G (of The UMCs). ( “Blue Cheese”) (#1 Billboard rap single, “One to Grow On” Billboard’s #1 Rap Song & #2 Billboard rap single. He’s also produced classic joints with Busta Rhymes (“Take it Off” on the album E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front) Ghostface Killah ( “Apollo Kids” from the Supreme Clientele album.), Lil Kim & 50 Cent ( Magic Stick) . We will discuss his beginnings in the game, taking a break from music and reinventing himself to who we now know as Fantom of The Beat
November 01, 2021
Pudgee Tha Phat Bastard: From Battlerapper to Writing with the greats!
This legend has work with icons like Roxanne Shauntae, Notorious B.I.G., Left Eye, 2Pac, Rakim and more. In this episode we discuss his beginnings as a battle rapper to working and writing with some of the greats. 
October 18, 2021
September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021
#Themixtapeshow Interview w Cee Knowledge
We welcome back a friend of the show Cee Knowledge aka Doodlebug of The Digable Planets to discuss his new album
May 12, 2021
#Themixtapeshow Interview w Rob Schwartz (Who?Mag Distribution)
He's a connected guy in the industry and is the CEO of Who?Mag Distribution. Rob Schwartz breaks down the art or a distribution deal from an artists.
April 08, 2021
#Themixtapeshow Interview w The Legendary DJ Kool
We talk Go-Go music, Rocking a party the right way and new music. 
March 25, 2021
#Themixtapeshow Interview w MC Shan
We all know who he is and his contribution to the game. Hiphop legend MC Shan stops by to chop it up. 
February 25, 2021
Artist Of The Week Interview w #FatherMC
He's back on the scene and about to drop a new album "Black Disney" . Father MC stops by to discuss the early Uptown MCA days working with with Andre Harrell (RIP), Puffy, Mary J Blige, Jodeci and more.
January 08, 2021
Artist Of The Week Interview w #Kokane
He's the most featured artist with over 4k and tonight West Coast legend #Kokane stopped by to talk about his new single "Monkey Wasn't Fonkey"
December 31, 2020
Artist Of The Week Interview w #DJJELLY
Atlanta Legend DJ Jelly drops by to discuss the art of breaking records
December 24, 2020
Artist Of The Week Interview w Dres
When Hip Hop heads hear the name #JDilla they know there there are batches of beats out there. This week the legend #Dres stopped by to discuss his new album on the way that is completely produced by J Dilla.
December 17, 2020
Artist Of The Week Interview w Slimm Cutta Calhoun
He's the 2nd generation of the infamous Dungeon Family and has made some fun records that are a staple in the Atlanta sound. Slimm Cutta Calhoun graced #Themixtapeshow Airwaves for this dope interview
November 19, 2020
#Themixtapeshow in #ATL Vol. 2 w Brent Moorer Gaskins & Skibo
This was one of my favorite sit down interviews while in Atlanta. We got to connect with Actor, Entrepreneur, motivational speaker and all around good guy Brent Moorer Gaskins and his partner who isn't a pushover himself Skibo who is a music industry beast.
October 24, 2020
Artist Of The Week Interview w Jayo Felony
West Coast legend #JayoFelony stops by to discuss his new albums, being signed to #Defjam and finally getting his masters back from the label.
October 01, 2020
Artist Of The Week Interview w Suga- T
#sicwitit pioneer Suga-T joins us to talk about being the blueprint for artists & platforms like #Themixtapeshow being independent. We also discussed sexism & ageism in Hiphop
September 17, 2020
The Mixtape Show Interview w Faith Walker
R&B Artist Faith Walker joins me to discuss her current battle with Cancer and how she finds the motivation & energy to keep pushing and being a positive energy for others. 
August 13, 2020
Artist Of The Week Interview w #Cappadonna
He needs no introduction, #Wutang member Cappadonna joins me to discuss his latest album "Black Is Beautiful". We also discuss Hiphop & Fashion and one of his iLLest verses. 
July 23, 2020
Artist Of The Week Interview Interview w Jaz-O
Brooklyn Legendary MC joined me to discuss his new album and his history in the game. 
June 25, 2020
Artist Of The Week Interview w Configa
Dr. Of Hip Hop? U.K. Producer & MC Configa joined me to discuss that title and artists that he has worked with while representing Hiphop in The U.K..
May 21, 2020
The Mixtape Show Interview with Speech from Arrested Development
Grammy Award winning frontman of Arrested Development Speech Joins me as The Artist Of The Week Interview
June 06, 2019
The Mixtape Show Interview With Hass G aka The Fantom Of The Beat
Haas G aka Fantom Of The Beat checks in to discuss new projects that they are working on and his journey in Hiphop
January 22, 2019
The Mixtape Show Interview With Rampage
We welcome Flipmode Squad's own Rampage to discuss the upcoming Flipmode Squad album and his solo album
January 22, 2019
The Mixtape Show Interview With Dres of Blacksheep
Dres from the legendary group Black Sheep checked in to discuss his new album "Tortured Soul"
January 22, 2019
The Mixtape Show Interview With Ronald "Bee Stinger" Savage
Hip Hop 1st Generation contributor Ronald "Bee Stinger" Savage stops by to discuss his role when Hiphop was being formed as a culture and to talk about his platform "The Hiphop Movement" 
January 22, 2019
The Mixtape Show Interview With Mic Handz
 Mic Handz stopped by to he discuss his current battle with Chronic Kidney Disorder for 10 years. 
January 17, 2019
The Mixtape Show Interview With Cee Knowledge "Doodlebug" Of The Digable Planets
If you are of fan of the legendary Digable Planets then you already know Cee knowledge aka Doodlebug. He stopped by The mixtape show to share and discuss details about his new album "Alien- Aided" 
January 17, 2019
The Mixtape Show Interview With Dupre "Do It All" Kelly (Lords Of The Underground)
Special guest Do It All From The Lords Of The Underground Stopped by to discuss his bid  to run for council in Newark, NJ.
January 13, 2019
The Mixtape Show Interview With Positive K
Hip Hop legend Positive K Dropped by and we discussed his career and new music that he is currently making. 
January 13, 2019