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Sound Check #10: Elliott Wilson Breaks Down the Art of Creating Playlists
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Sound Check #10: Elliott Wilson Breaks Down the Art of Creating Playlists

He also talks the state of music and music journalism, JAY-Z and so much more.

Sound Check #9: Miguel Sings More Than Just Loves Songs
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Sound Check #9: Miguel Sings More Than Just Loves Songs

The superstar walks us through his albums from ‘All I Want Is You’ to ‘War & Leisure,’ his definition of success and so much more.

Sound Check #8: Curren$y Will Continue His 'Pilot Talk' Series With Help From Next-Gen Rappers
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Sound Check #8: Curren$y Will Continue His 'Pilot Talk' Series With Help From Next-Gen Rappers

The NOLA legend talks about the new generation of hip-hop, his newest projects, working with Wiz Khalifa and much more.

Sound Check #7: Waka Flocka Flame Believes Traditional Pop Music Is Dead
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Sound Check #7: Waka Flocka Flame Believes Traditional Pop Music Is Dead

The Atlanta rapper talks about moving away from hip-hop and into the dance music scene, ‘Flockaveli 2’ and so much more.

Sound Check #6: Ronny J Never Wants to Be Content
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Sound Check #6: Ronny J Never Wants to Be Content

The 25-year-old producer talks meeting Denzel Curry, Lil Pump, XXXTentacion and so much more.

Sound Check #5: Jessie Reyez Is the Definition of Perseverance
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Sound Check #5: Jessie Reyez Is the Definition of Perseverance

The Colombian-Canadian singer talks making music with Daniel Caesar and meeting King Louie.

Sound Check #4: DJDS Spent Six Weeks Working on Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo'
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Sound Check #4: DJDS Spent Six Weeks Working on Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo'

The duo discuss their album, LA dance scene and so much more.

Sound Check #3: Key! Found Musical Maturity in Fatherhood
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Sound Check #3: Key! Found Musical Maturity in Fatherhood

The ‘777’ rapper talks Atlanta’s music scene, producing, working with A$AP Mob, and becoming a father.

Sound Check #2: Smokepurpp & Murda Beatz
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Sound Check #2: Smokepurpp & Murda Beatz

“We were making fire for a year straight,” [...] “One day, we brought the party back to the studio and I made ‘1, 2, 3’ on the spot.”

Sound Check #1: Mike WiLL Made-It & Trouble
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Sound Check #1: Mike WiLL Made-It & Trouble

The Atlanta producer-rapper duo promise that “Edgewood is only the beginning.”