Posts tagged “freshtodeath

9th Wonder “Fresh to Death” (On Digital age, G-Funk era, Chuuwee)

In this episode of “Fresh to Death” Unsa Suhail gets an exclusive interview with the mighty 9th Wonder to discuss the producer “brotherhood” and creating a regional sound in hip hop. 9th Wonder also touches on the impact of the digital age, while also elaborating on westcoast emcees Fashawn, Blu, and Kendrick Lamar. He also hints at the possibility of signing Sacramento’s newest sensation Chuuwee. Footage taken at The New Parish (Oakland, CA). Event by Tastemaker Live and presented by Open University, in association with KSJS Hip Hop.

Additional photography by DJ Combsy.

Freddie Gibbs “Fresh to Death” (On Young Jeezy, Raekwon, Oscar Grant and Police Brutality)

Unsa Suhail and Freddie Gibbs discuss signing to Jeezy and CTE, P.O.C, and his current career situation for an Open University/KSJS/Fresh to Death presentation. In the interview Freddie Gibbs also discusses the importance of the internet and online presence, and also touches upon the controversial topic of Oscar Grant and problem of police brutality.

Footage taken @330 Ritch in San Francisco, CA.

[New Video] Tabi Bonney “Fresh to Death” (on DC, Murs, Hip Hop & Love Tour, Film Projects)

Open University presents: Tabi Bonney exclusive interview with Arman (Strong Arm) Mahmoudi during Murs’ Hip Hop & Love Tour for 90.5 KSJS “Fresh to Death” radio show. Before performing at the Hip Hop & Love Tour, Tabi sits down to discuss his upbringing and being from Washington D.C, touring with Murs, Paid Dues, as well as discusses his future film projects with Dame Dash. Performance filmed at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, Ca.

Filmed and edited by @AmadeuzChrist

[New Video] Ski Beatz x Locksmith “Fresh to Death” (On Embedded, 24hr Karate School, Murs)

Open University presents: Ski Beatz and Locksmith give Arman (Strong Arm) Mahmoudi an exclusive interview before performing at Murs’ “Hip Hop & Love” tour for 90.5 KSJS “Fresh to Death” radio show. In the interview Ski Beatz discusses his production style, current and future projects, and how he hooked up with Locksmith. In the second part of the interview Locksmith discusses Embedded, his influences, and his growth as an artist on new projects. Concert footage filmed at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA at Murs’ “Hip Hop & Love” tour.

Filmed and edited by @AmadeuzChrist

[New Video] Kendrick Lamar “Fresh to Death” (On Album w/J.Cole, Dr. Dre, Drake, Tech N9ne, Debut Studio

Open University presents: Kendrick Lamar @ The New Parish “Fresh to Death” for 90.5 KSJS. In his second time performing at The New Parish in Oakland, CA, Kendrick Lamar gives an exclusive interview with Unsa Suhail and Arman (Strong Arm) Mahmoudi, discussing Section 80, Wu-Tang, his collaborative effort with J.Cole, rumors of him signing to Aftermath Ent. and working with Drake. Kendrick also discusses his stance on Occupy Wall Street and talks about the difference in past projects and his new studio debut album coming soon. Event by Tastemaker Live.

Filmed and edited by @AmadeuzChrist for I.V League Media

Kendrick Lamar interview courtesy of Top Dawg Ent.

Additional filming by Chex Mex


[New Video] Casey Veggies “Fresh to Death” (On Odd Future, Mac Miller, Jay-Z, Wale, Dom Kennedy)[2011]

Open University presents: Casey Veggies, in this exclusive interview with Unsa Suhail and Arman (Strong Arm) Mahmoudi for 90.5 KSJS “Fresh to Death,” speaks about linking up with Mac Miller for the Blue Slide Park Tour along with his current endeavors. He speaks on his involvement with Odd Future, meeting Jay-Z and possibly signing to Roc Nation, as well as his connection to Wale and Dom Kennedy’s positive influence on his career.

Concert footage taken at Mac Mller’s Blue Slide Park Tour @ The Avalon Santa Clara, CA in association with DJ Aspect and Ineffable Music Group.

Filmed and edited by @AmadeuzChrist for I.V League Media


[New Video] Blue Scholars “Fresh to Death” (On #OWS, Social Activism, 360 Deals, Hip-Hop)

Open University presents: Blue Scholars give an exclusive interview for 90.5 KSJS “Fresh to Death” after a sold out performance at Slim’s in San Francisco, CA. Arman [Strong Arm] Mahmoudi and Unsa Suhail ask Blue Scholars about their support of Occupy Wall Street, musical influences, the politics of major labels, 360 deals, and how hip hop empowers the youth.

Directed and edited by Amadeuz Christ
Additional filming by Allan Maye


[New Video] Nipsey Hussle “Fresh to Death” (On Kendrick Lamar, Dom Kennedy, New West, Working w/Rick Ross)

Nipsey Hussle sits down with Arman (Strongarm) Mahmoudi after his performance @ Yoshi’s SF on his The Marathon Continues tour for an Open University/KSJS Hip Hop presentation of “Fresh to Death” radio show. In this exclusive interview, Nipsey touches on the new west, upcoming artists like Kendrick Lamar and Dom Kennedy, why being independent works for him, the importance of having a good team, and who he would like to work with. Nipsey also says that he wants to work with T.I. and has already done something with Rick Ross.


[New Video] Stalley “Fresh to Death” (On Maybach Music Group, Lincoln Way Nights, Curren$y)[2011]

Unsa Suhail interviews Stalley @ Brick and Mortar Music Hall in San Francisco, CA for an Open University presentation of Strong Arm’s “Fresh to Death” on 90.5 KSJS, in association with AmadeuzTV/I.V League Media. In this exclusive interview Stalley discussed his move to Maybach Music Group and signing to a major, Lincoln Way Nights, his interest in different producers, Curren$y, and more.


[New Video] Reks “Fresh to Death” @ Brick & Mortar (On R.E.K.S, Waka Flacka Flame, Lil B, Kreayshawn)

Arman [Strong Arm] Mahmoudi interviews Reks after his performance at The Brick and Mortar Music Hall in San Francisco, CA for “Fresh to Death” on 90.5 KSJS Hip Hop, an Open University exclusive. In the interview Reks reflects on the last 10 years of his career, his “atrocious” mixtapes, and working with Statik Selektah, Hi-Tek, Alchemist, Nottz, DJ Premier, and others on R.E.K.S. Reks also speaks on wanting to work with Phonte, Blu, Big K.R.I.T, and not wanting to work with Waka Flacka Flame, Lil B and Kreayshawn. Presented by Open University in association with KSJS Hip Hop.

Special thanks to Reks and Showoff Records.


[New Video] Myka 9 x Abstract Rude “Fresh to Death” (On Project Blowed, Dumbfoundead, NoCanDo)[2011]



[New Video] Fashawn – A Higher Learning (on J.Cole, Odd Future, Higher Learning 2)

Coolest rapper ever.