Travis Barker talks DJ AM, Lil Wayne, Yelawolf, New Album, Hip Hop influences

www.hardknock.tv Travis Baker sat down with Nick Huff Barili yesterday to talk about his new solo album “Give The Drummer Some” coming out March 15th. Travis explains the meaning behind the title and how DJ AM would include James Brown samples on their mixtapes and live performances together. AM was an influence to Travis helping push his musical boundaries even further and introducing him to new hip hop and dubstep. Travis recalls his early Hip Hop memories of listening to Whodini, Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, RunDMC and how later when he was skating he would listen to Tha Alkaholiks, Pharcyde, Wu-Tang, Hiero (Same stuff we grew up on!). One of the standout tracks on the new album is “Let’s Go” which features Busta Rhymes, Twista and Yelawolf. Travis explains how the track came about and how it almost seems like a rap contest cause each MC sounds like they are trying to out do the other. And that’s just the beginning, in the rest of this in depth interview Travis talks about RZA, Pharrell, Lupe, Chuck from Cool Kids, Tom Morello , being part of a Jazz Bands, his friendships with Game and Lil Wayne and more! Make sure to subscribe to www.youtube.com to get our latest videos!

Slaughterhouse talks, New Album, Eminem, Frank Ocean, Yelawolf, Record Labels

‪www.hardknock.tv Exclusive in-depth interview with all four members of Slaughterhouse (‬Crooked I, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Royce da 5’9″)‪. In part 1 of this interview Nick Huff Barili asks ‬Slaughterhouse about the new album and if they are looking to make it more introspective than their previous group album, which was extremely lyrical but lacked some of the more personal insight that made them stand out as solo artists. All four members said that you can expect a lot more personal material in the album and that you have to keep in mind that their previous album had to be done in 6 days with a stripped down budget. Slaughterhouse explain how the Shady deal is different than their previous label deals and elaborate on how they see Eminem’s Role in the project. While the group says that there aren’t full tracks done yet for the album, some skeletals have been built and they have had Jam session with Em. While they haven’t had a chance to work with Yelawolf creatively too much they have got a chance to rock a couple shows together which has helped them build a camaraderie as Shady label mates. Nick brought up Joe Buddens’ twitter post about Frank Ocean’s Novacane song and immediately the group started laughing. Royce says he liked the song too but didn’t want to hear it 80 times in a row (Royce and Joe were roommates for the tour). The funny part is that Joe said he probably wouldn’t jump on the track because Frank’s fans wanted him to leave it alone but a by the

Yelawolf – Making of Daddy’s Lambo Music Video + Calls out Rob Dyrdek

Part 2 of Hard Knock TV’s Behind the Scenes Exclusive preview of Yelawolf’s new music video for Daddy’s Lambo. Yelawolf calls out Rob Dyrdek for not fulfilling their bet that if Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory got picked up for a forth season Rob would come out to Alabama to go Noodling with Yelawolf. What is Noodling you ask? So did we? Yelawolf explains the art of catching Catfish with your hands as well as a couple of his recent tweets regarding Rotisserie Jesus (no disrespect), WG’s (pronounced DubWs) and Slumerican. Music Video features appearances by Paul Wall and Kristen Bitting of Big Brother 12. If you haven’t done so already, check out Part 1 of the making of Daddy’s Lambo, where Yelawolf talks to Nick Huff Barili about the concept behind the video and the inspiration behind the song. Along with checking out Yela’s thespian skills, there is plenty of eye candy in the form of hot girls (Kristen Bitting) and Lambos. Make sure to subscribe to www.youtube.com/hardknocktv to get our latest videos! Daddy’s Lambo the Music Video will premiere this week! Daddy’s Lambo, which we are told will premiere next week.