Ryan Conley Proposing to Lyn Cole on Oh Sleeper Stage Drummer Ryan Conley has quit Oh Sleeper to join the navy to become a navy seal. These videos are the classic last show Ryan played with Oh Sleeper where he passes the torch to new Drummer Matt Davis who Ryan says is a way better drummer than he would ever be. Ryan also proposed to his wife to be Lyn Cole on stage with the crowds participation. Sometimes lives come together in one place for bigger moments than what we dream of and this video is just a small taste of priceless once in a lifetime never even possible to happen again good times. Cost for tickets to see Oh Sleeper, Sky Eats Airplane, The Famine and Belle Epoque bucks. You watching this video,..? PRICELESS!!! This is part of a series of of video interviews and live music that includes over a dozen Oh Sleeper, Belle Epoque and Sky Eats Airplane all from the Saturday, February 7th show at The Door Fort Worth. Major Special Thanks to sound man Garth Orr who makes us all sound so good. Oh Sleeper The Door FTW, Texas Classic Last Show Ryan Conley Oddly enough, failure is the binding fabric that held the members of recently formed Oh Sleeper together and kept them from slowly embedding themselves further in defeat. “Everyone in this project refused to continue on with our lives until weve made the difference that we are supposed to make in music.” says drummer Ryan Conley. Scattered in different corners of the country, something bigger brought these guys … Video Rating: 4 / 5
www.hardknock.tv Exclusive in-depth interview with J Cole! Part 3 is here! J Cole talks Paula Abdul influence in new track “Work Out”. The conversation continues with Nick Huff Barili asking J if Pac was alive and they collaborated together what would the track be about. Think you know? Try again! Jermaine doesn’t like to be put in a box. Speaking of which, New Fans vs Old Fans is the next topic we hit, with J saying that his old fans have to give him room to grown but that he will always represent what the love about him. Cole says that some of his favorite artists never grew and that eventually he lost interest in them cause they stayed in the same lane their whole career. Any guesses whom he is talking about? I have a few! Lastly J talks about the deliberate plan to not over-saturate fans with information about his life + leak music every week for the last couple years because the album was not ready. Now that there is a release date you can expect to see a lot more of J COLE. COLEWORLD Sept 27th! If you haven’t done so, check out part 1 + 2 of this interview and Make sure to subscribe to www.youtube.com to get our latest videos! Get at us @Hardknocktv @NickHuff Peace!
www.hardknock.tv Exclusive in-depth interview with J Cole! Part 2 starts with Cole talking about the title of the debut album “Cole World — The Sideline Story” and how it came about. The album has evolved from when we first interviewed Cole almost 3 years ago from having NO ID producing most of it to Cole producing most of it. Cole wants to have 15 songs saying Miseducation of Lauryn Hill has 15, Kanye’s College Drop out has 15, even though Jay-Z wants 14. Cole addresses the criticism that he should work with more mainstream producers saying he has something to prove about his own production. He would rather go out swinging on his own than go ask Swizz Beatz for a radio record. No diss to Swizz intended. How can you knock a man for trying to take control of his own destiny?? Cole says that he has been producing since day 1 and tells the story of the first song he ever did saying he did the beat from one of his Moms cd and wrote the story to that. He was 15 and the song is called The Storm. Cole says that he appreciates Jay-Z being hands off and its Jay’z respect for Cole’s artistic vision that has allowed Cole to do his own thing. As the conversation moves along Cole speaks on the High and Lows of the journey, which has been the making of Cole World- The Sideline Story. Speaking of frustrations he says that the leak of Lost Ones hurt cause the song wasn’t finished and he wanted fans to hear it with in context of the whole album but at the end of the day Cole says his …
www.hardknock.tv Hard Knock Tv’s Nick Huff Barili caught up with Wiz Khalifa to talk New Album, working with Snoop and wanting to work with Pharrell. Video stars off with Wiz showing off his martial arts skills and smoking out in preparation for interview. Once the interview gets going he tells Nick why he thinks Atlantic is going to be a better fit that Warner Bros for him, what Taylor Gang means, how he sees J Cole, Wale and others as his peers, listening to music out side the Hip Hop genre like Angela Bofill and Animal Collective, how he meet Curren$ y (Jets), how him and Yelawolf kick it during the tour. Wiz explains why he turned down Drake’s offer to tour with him and also shares what his next tattoo is going to be. Taylor Gang or be poor and vote republican! Make sure you check out more with Wiz at www.hardknock.tv Best Of Hard Knock TV Wiz Khalifa on working with Snoop, Diddy jumping on Stage, Tour Stories www.youtube.com Video Rating: 4 / 5
www.hardknock.tv Hard Knock Tv’s Nick Huff Barili sits down with Kendrick Lamar, this is part 2 of the conversation. Kendrick starts by breaking down what him and J Cole have been working on; Kendrick even gives us a sneak preview of one of the tracks. We heard 3 of them while in his studio and YES in this case you should believe the hype! Kendrick goes on to tell us who would be on the freshmen list for 2011 if he were to pick it. We would be willing to bet that he is going to be on there! Kendrick surprised us a bit with his pick for favorite albums of 2011, both good albums but neither is in our top 5 but hey everyone is entitled to their opinion. Part 2 of the interview concludes with Kendrick breaking down what he means by wanting to make “Human Music” and why he thinks that is missing in the game right now. Make sure to subscribe to www.youtube.com to get our latest videos including part 3 of this interview next week.