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New York native Londynn B has been putting on for herself for quite some time but her appearance on the hit Netflix series 'Rhythm + Flow' has undoubtedly heightened her star quality. Coming through for a Close Conversation with Nick Cannon, Londynn talks the opportunity the rap series provided, her focus to dive into the fashion industry, reveals her childhood celebrity crush in LisaRaye, and much more.
Jim Jones and his Dipset family have secured their place in hip-hop history with pushing their unapologetic New York flare to the top of the charts. Coming through to the Power 106 studios for a Close Conversation with Nick Cannon, the ‘El Capo’ rapper discusses his latest album that has the streets already deeming it a classic, his return to reality television with Love & Hip Hop, his venture into the growing marijuana industry, and gives an update on forthcoming Dipset music and the status of Juelz Santana.
O’Shea Jackson Jr. has been in the industry his entire life, coming from hip-hop royalty with the legendary Ice Cube being his father, O’Shea has definitely cemented his place in Hollywood with his expanding resume and building career. Chopping it with Nick Cannon for a Close Conversation, O’Shea details his acting come up and how Hollywood has type-casted him, his current role in the ‘Just Mercy’ film, which focuses on prison reform, what it was like meeting both Kobe Bryant and The Rock as a teen, and much more.
Trippie Redd pulled up to Power 106 for a Close Conversation with Nick Cannon Mornings where he shared how Mariah Carey had a big influence on him growing up and wanting to create music that connected with people in an emotional way. Redd also discusses being a rock star in the hip-hop space, the meaning of his tattoos, and what he’s looking forward to with his career.
Coming up in the streets of Compton, 1TakeJay shares that the street life didn’t have an impact on his outlook and he never wanted to be a part of the gang culture growing up. Stopping through Nick Cannon Mornings to talk about how life has changed since focusing on music, 1TakeJay also details his rap style, breakout single “Hello”, and even shares a few of his favorite things in the Firing Squad.
Coming up from the success of being a social media celeb, FatBoy SSE has completely switched up his life for the better. Stopping through Nick Cannon Mornings, the rapper chops it up about appearing on ‘Wild N Out’, connecting with Juicy J for a 2020 release, deciding to make it official with his girl and tying the knot, and shares some things you might not have already known about him in the Firing Squad.
SOB x RBE stopped by Nick Cannon Mornings to talk about their upcoming work including a new single with Zaytoven, their struggles as a group from the bay and dealing with being the underdog again, meaning behind strictly only brothers, and reminiscence on 'Wild N Out'.
Fabolous checks in with Nick Cannon and talks about the importance of staying relevant in the game after releasing so many hits/ remixes, the difference between todays industry compared to a few years ago & speaks about his growth through it all.
The Game stops by Nick Cannon Mornings to discuss his new album "Born 2 Rap, reasons why he is retiring, what being a lyricist means, taking Nipsey Hussle on his first tour, album artwork and more!
Rapper Roddy Ricch stops by Nick Cannon Mornings to talk about advice that was given to him from influential people in the industry, his come up and learned lessons, his debut album and more.
Wack 100 has been the topic of conversation since his recent comments about the late Nipsey Hussle. The outspoken manager sits down with Nick Cannon Mornings to explain his opinion why he believes Hussle’s music catalog does not grant his “legendary” moniker. While Wack gets into the debate, he compares the late Biggie Smalls to Nip, comments on the current T.I. riff that’s played out on social media, and Wack even drops his greatest fear in the Firing Squad.
Since dropping her breakout single “Huddy”, the Boston native Coi Leray has been witnessing her world change around her since officially signing to Republic Records. While the rapper chops it up with Nick Cannon Mornings about reminiscing of being in the nose bleeds to performing on stage. Leray also shares her biggest inspirations which ranges from Lady Gaga to Chief Keef, talks about hating working in customer service, and lets us know where she sees her global brand is headed.
New York native Troy Ave came through to Nick Cannon Mornings to discuss his come up in the music game since being humbled after serving some time behind bars. The rapper also shared his experience being blackballed in the industry, how his life changed after leaving the street life behind to help others, and he also details being shot twice Christmas 2016.
Little Brother is a hip hop due from North Carolina that consists of rappers Phonte and Big Pooh. The two pulled up to the Power 106 studios to have a close conversation with morning show host Nick Cannon about their new project “May The Lord Watch.”
Famed former professional boxer Laila Ali came through to Nick Cannon Mornings for a Close Conversation about being an early influence to women in the game, the leadership and inspiration she received from her late father Muhammad Ali, and also discusses life as a mogul balancing family life and business.
Akon has dominated the music scene but it is his work outside of entertainment that is really putting the multi-faceted artist in his own lane. The St.Louis native discussed plans for his own city that is currently under construction and tells Nick Cannon that it will feature an airport and utilize renewable energy. The rapper also talks about having his hand in politics, wanting to run for office, assisting behind the scenes with artist development, and even points out why those who are melanated are good to travel to Africa without unnecessary vaccinations.
Nick Cannon gets into a Close Conversation with Quincy and asks about his story and transition within the entertainment industry. Quincy had internal struggles with finding himself after his mother passed and the artist shared that everything he does is inspired by passion. Quincy also shares details about his growth with dating older women, being a part of black royalty with his family, and more.
Senator and 2020 presidential candidate, Kamala Harris stopped by Power 106 for a special close conversation with Nick Cannon. Senator Harris details how she went from a young black girl in Oakland to running for President; and if she's elected, how she'll address accountability for police misconduct, close the racial wealth gap, fight the war on drugs and more.
Tory Lanez Stops By Nick Cannon Mornings To Discuss Upcoming Music, His Previous Beefs With Travis Scott And Drake, Remixing Songs And Details What It Was Like Coming From Nothing
R&B Songstress Keyshia Cole came through to the Nick Cannon Mornings show to dive into everything fans can expect from with her return to reality television with her new BET series. While the “Incapable” singer confesses that she has to find her love again for creating music, Cole shares her thoughts of love on her relationship with Niko Khale, her Top 5 B&B artists, and what is next up for the Bay area native.
A true New York King and hip-hop pioneer, Jadakiss stopped through Nick Cannon Mornings and shared his memory of the importance of getting the stamp of approval from the late Biggie Smalls, Jay –Z, and Diddy, early on in his career. Experiencing the evolution of hip hop from the heavily depicted East Coast v. West Coast rap beef, Jadakiss calls the genre a ferris wheel where you have to capitalize when it’s your time.
Queen Bee Lil Kim stopped through Nick Cannon Mornings for a Close Conversation about her releasing a new album after 14 years, showing a softer side to her gangster with her spiritually and positive vibrations and she also shares how she reconnected with Miami rapper Trina after their loss of parents.
Coming up in the game through his personal YouTube vlogs, Michigan-bred rapper DDG chopped it up with Nick Cannon Mornings about following his own advice after leaving behind school and moving to Los Angeles to pursue music. The “Push” rapper speaks on how he remains humble, his greatest fear of losing his mother, and puts up $1,000 against Nick in a game of Connect 4.
Now an established veteran in the game, Robert Ri'chard has seen success as a childhood star and continues to move with every generation as he protects the legacy of his acting craft. Richard shares details about his upcoming projects, including over four unreleased films, being the CEO of a health and wellness company, and shares what he is most recognized for as a seasoned actor.
Mr. Padilla stops by Power 106 to share the impact the upcoming Rally For Our Rights event will have on not only in California but across the country. Making strides in voter registration and legislation for the city, California’s diversity is leading the progress and what is next in 2020 politics.
Love and Hip Hop Hollywood cast member Apryl Jones did not hold anything back when she stopped through Nick Cannon Mornings to tell her side of the controversial love triangle, between her and B2K Members Omarion and Fizz. While Apryl pulled up with her own receipts to vindicate her name, she also let Nick know that she will always be herself, take care of her children and that she does not live for social media.
From addressing his title as a new generation King Of R&B, Jacquees stopped through Nick Mornings to clear up why the crooner controversy. The Cash Money singer also discusses his forthcoming project, being inspired by Chris Brown and Michael Jackson, the advice he’s received from OG’s in the game, and speaks on meeting Lil Wayne for the first time after years of being signed to his label.
Blueface came through to Nick Cannon Mornings Show to discuss his off-beat rap style, upcoming singles, how he now deals with the ladies, and his manager Wack 100 joins in to talk about bringing different gang affiliations together to put one another on in business and community.
Since being released from prison back in 2014, rapper Casanova admits to Nick Cannon Mornings that following a street mentality isn’t for him anymore. The Roc Nation signee discusses turning his life around after wanting to successfully secure his bag in a more polished way, his current project featuring Chris Brown, Gunna, Young Thug, and having more repercussions for police brutality.
Luenell came through to Nick Cannon Mornings to let it be known that the upcoming ‘Coming To America 2’ sequel will not disappoint. The comedian and actress also shares what it’s like working with the incomparable Eddie Murphy, speaks on experiencing dark moments after Nipsey Hussle’s passing, being unapologetic, and what is next for the funny lady.
Cedric The Entertainer stops by Nick Cannon Mornings to discuss his upcoming movies, how he got the "Entertainer" part of his name, his recent vacation with the late John Witherspoon, and also names his top 5 comedians of all time.
Gabriel Iglesias checks in with Nick Cannon to talk about his partnership w/ Netflix, life at Nickelodeon, and his top 5 comedians.
Draya Michele sat down for a Close Conversation with Nick Cannon Mornings where the former reality television star shared why she is more than what is shown on social media. Draya details success she has found with her many business ventures including a lucrative swimwear line, how she still takes care of her family, even though she likes to party, and talks about monogamy and an upcoming film project.
Russ stops by Power 106 to talk with Nick Cannon about his fight with Guapdad 4000, Rihanna giving him free marketing, how to blow up in the music industry & more.
Immature is back together and has set out on a complete reunion tour with all three original members. While the trio are working closely together again, Marques Houston, Young Rome, and Kelton Kessee share that their relationship with B2K is not on the best of terms. The group also discusses the influence social media has on their careers and personal lives.
N.O.R.E. stops by Nick Cannon Mornings at Power 106 to talk about how he believes Kanye West's 'Jesus Is King' doesn't have Jesus' cosign, how Charlemagne is betting against Nick Cannon & more.
Celebrating sobriety and a positive outlook, Miami rapper Fat Nick hits up Nick Cannon Mornings for a “Close Conversations” talk about his come up in music, being sober and following a healthier lifestyle, and why he is excited to be in the hip hop game.
Social Media funny couple Chicklet and Maleni came through the Nick Cannon Mornings show to talk about their real relationship off camera, the many comparisons they get to the late Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz Jr., how Chicklet got his name, and which words Maleni can’t say that will piss off her man.
YK Osiris stopped by for a close conversation with Nick Cannon to talk about his “Ride” video with Kehlani, staying out of the DM’s and whether or not he’s this generation’s King of R&B.
Too Short stops by the Nick Cannon Morning Show to discuss becoming a father for the first time, the evolution of words and possibly trademarking one of his most famous ones. Plus he discusses pimping being the oldest profession.
K. Michelle stops by the Nick Cannon Morning show to discuss her working relationship with R Kelly, writing a song about Nick Cannon and attempting to cross over into Country music.
Kevin Gates stops by Nick Cannon Mornings on Power 106 to discuss his most recent album 'I'm Him', why he has such a high sex drive, doing yoga for the first time, and favorite books/authors.
\Romeo Miller stops by Power 106 to have a close conversation with Nick Cannon. He discusses his film "Game Day" creating music with Nick Cannon, and his return to music.
Singer/Songwriter and current panel judge on Fox’s The Masked Singer”, Robin Thicke visited Nick Cannon Mornings to discuss balancing fatherhood and a busy career, moving forward from drama with ex-wife Paula Patton, his collab chemistry with Pharrell and talks how he was signed by Brian McKnight at the age of 16.
Polo G stops by the Nick Cannon Morning Show to discuss his song "Through Da Storm, advice he got from Meek Mill and growing up in Chicago and how it shaped him.
Felipe Esparza slid through Nick Cannon mornings to talk about his journey on the Comedy grind, sleeping in cars, accidentally pooping on himself once and his HBO special.
Dennis Graham sits down with Nick to talk about why he chose to go into music instead of medicine, the bet we made with Drake when he was five years old, and shocks Nick with his answer to the question "What's the worst job you've ever had?
PnBRock just released his current single with Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz, which is the theme support of Minaj’s highly anticipated designer campaign. Stopping through the Nick Cannon Mornings show, PnB details his come up finding his own sound in music, the best advice he’s received from Fetty Wap and shares why Tee Grizzley has been the most inspiring rapper in his top five list.
Mitchy Slick talks to Nick about being an independent artist out of San Diego and why the city doesn't get the respect it deserves.
Big Boi and Sleepy Brown check in with Teddy and Melissa to talk about their upcoming album, which they're releasing one single at a time. They also go back to the '95 Source awards to talk about why it made them go even harder.
Eric discusses his issues with the music industry, how he plans to top all his other projects with his upcoming album and why he’s catering to the younger generation.
Rapsody sits down with Nick Cannon to talk about her latest album 'Eve' which has features like SiR, J.I.D., J. Cole, Queen Latifah and more. She also explains why she doesn't chase hits, and doesn't want to be considered the greatest female rapper.
Mario is a musical icon, and opens up to Nick Cannon about how it all started, and where he plans to go from here with his various artistic passions.
Agnez Mo has been famous in the Philippines since she was six, so much so that she even has her own postage stamp there. But after a recent collab with Chris Brown on “Overdose” she’s also reaching mainstream American success. With 19 million Instagram followers, we talk to her about the pressures of success, social media, and why she’s the perfect person to represent inclusivity.
Young M.A discusses relationship advice with Nick, memories with Wild n Out girls and being named an MC!
DaBaby Stops By To Catch Up With Nick and Discusses His New Album, How He Maintains His Status In The Game, The Passing of His Father, Cultivating His Flow and What To Call His Groupies.
OhGeesy And Fenix of Shoreline Mafia Check In With Nick Cannon To Talk How The Groups Name Came About, Having Over 100 Unreleased Songs, Finding Their Sound, And What It Was Like When They Received Their First Plaques.
The Real Cast Visits Nick Cannon and Discusses Christina Milian, Jeezy’s Secret Relationship w/Jeannie and Evolving From Past Regrets
Cuban Da Savage is just 21 but Nick Cannon learned she has some wisdom beyond her years. Rapping since 17 under the name Cuban Doll, Cuban has changed it up recently to "Cuban Da Savage." Which is appropriate given songs like her recent single "AGF" which stands for... well, skip to 3:50.
Things really come full circle, Kenan Thompson and Nick Cannon are proof of that. From using their parents credit cards to drop bands at the grocery store as teenagers, to both becoming iconic figures in the entertainment industry in their own right, Kenan and Nick catch up with a close conversation to talk what their next industry moves are and how far they’ve come from being a couple of normal kids.
Trae Tha Truth stops by the Nick Cannon Morning Show to discuss his new 'Exhale' album, the circumstances around being banned from radio and having a song dedicated to Nipsey Hussle.
Zaza drops by the Nick Cannon Show to sing her debut single "What I Do" and talk about her future success at age 4.
Ambjaay stops by the studio to talk to Nick Cannon about the success of "Uno" and what cultural appropriation looks like within the Hip Hop community.
Hitmaka checks in with Nick Cannon at Power 106 to talk about life as Atlantic Records' Vice president & being compared to P. Diddy & DJ Khaled.
Jeezy checks in with Nick Cannon at Power 106 to talk about his new album "TM104: The Legend Of The Snowman", motivating thugs, advice to new rappers & more.
Dom Kennedy and OPM check in with Nick Cannon at Power 106 to talk about the 'Young Nation' Album and meaning behind the OPM movement.
SiR is about to drop 'Chasing Summer' and lets Nick Cannon know that it's Dr. Dre approved. He talks all about writing the album while on tour w/ Miguel and when success clicked for him coming up out of Inglewood.
BROCKHAMPTON takes the cake for biggest boy band we've ever had in the Power 106 studio. They talked about the inspiration behind their latest album 'Ginger' and what it's like getting around 10+ band members deep.
Dave East Checks In With Nick Cannon And Talks Acting As Method Man In Hulu’s Wu-Tang: An American Saga, Staying Authentic In The Entertainment Industry, Who Inspires Him, And More!
Koffee is quiet but her confidence speaks volumes. And it should, considering her music was added to Barack Obama's playlist and she just opened for Daniel Caesar on Tour, all before the age of 20.
Kash Doll checks in with Nick Cannon at Power 106 to talk about monogamy, "Ready Set" Ft. Big Sean, Wild N' Out & More!
Common stops by to hang out with Nick Cannon and talks about his new book "Let Love Have The Last Word." He also explains how he came up with the concept for "I Used To Love Her."
Ugly God checks in with Nick Cannon to talk about how he came up with his name, being on the road, getting used to the lifestyle and remaining educated.
A$AP Ferg want to keep evolving. He just dropped is latest album 'Floor Seats' which featured a female heavy lineup of features, including Rico Nasty, Asian Doll, Antha, and City Girls. He talks about how he became
G Perico just dropped his latest project 'Ten-Eight' today, which features LA Leakers on the intro. He stopped by the studio to talk to Nick about his current business moves, including a deal with Roc Nation.
Swae Lee checks in with Nick Cannon at Power 106 to talk about his latest single featuring Drake "Won't Be Late" , an upcoming your with Post Malone & More.
Ashanti visits Power 106 And Talks How Single "Pretty Little Thing" Came About, What She Wants Her Legacy To Be, Working On Her Clothing Line With Her Sister, Project With Metro Boomin, And More!
Marlon Wayans checks in with Nick Cannon at Power 106 to talk about his new movie "Sextuplets", Comedy's Top 10 of all time, his stand up career & more!
Jidenna Checks In With Nick Cannon To Talk New Album '85 To Africa' Details, Getting Accepted To All Ivy League Schools, What Influences His Style , And More!
IAm Compton Talks TV Show "Black Ink Crew Compton", Details About His Music Career, Growing Up In Compton And More!
Ice Cube, a hip-hop culture icon, talks about not the getting the recognition he deserves. He names his top 5 and talks about the effects of social media on our society.
Ryan Bowers stops by the Nick Cannon Morning Show to discuss his MTV Made experience with Homeboy Sandman, Kehlani being "Wifey" and his trials and tribulations with mental illness.
Rick Ross is continuing his rollout for ‘Port of Miami 2’ dropping on August 9th. He recently dropped the tracklist to the album including singles “Act A Fool” feat. Wale, “BIG TYME” feat. Swizz Beatz, and “Gold Roses” feat. Drake. The tracklist also includes features from Meek Mill, Teyana Taylor and Nipsey Hussle.
Afro B has been on the rise and it doesn't look like his career is stopping anytime soon. A self described "ambitious" musician who grew up playing melodies in his church, he's entered the mainstream music scene and says he has some A-list collabs on the way soon.
Lil Mosey is only 17 but he's already reaching success that most adults dream about. He just landed XXL's 2019 cover and collabed with Chris Brown on "G Walk," as well as getting a coveted spot on Hard Summer's set list.
Slim 400 was recently in the hospital for 15 days after being shot 9 times, but got back in the studio just 2-3 days after being released. The rapper tells us why he thinks the shooting happened, what he learned from it, and how soon his new album will be dropping.
T.I. checks in with Nick Cannon at Power 106 to talk about losing the 'Drumline' role to Nick Cannon, A 'Thot Prevention Program' he invented with Lil Duval, starting trap music & more.
Danny Trejo, Baby Bash and E-Dub check in with Nick Cannon at Power 106 to discuss Danny's new record label Trejo Music, Rihanna licking his tattoo, and passion for his community.
Murda Beatz came through the studio to talk about the span of his career and how he's branded himself as more than just a behind-the-scenes producer.
Nav checks in with Nick Cannon to talk about what it was like to link with Meek Mill despite producing "Back 2 Back" for Drake, the Toronto culture & more.
Black Youngsta checks in with Nick Cannon in the Morning to talk about "Cut Up" , the origins of Mr. Butter Milk, and how he deals w/ Industry folk...
Birdman checks in With Nick Cannon and addresses how to handle disrespectful interviews and changing the culture of respect in hip-hop, talks being the original "Baby" in rap, and talks Cash Money Records impact in music and new ventures into film.
Bishop Don Magic Juan Talks Idolizing Pimps While Growing Up In Chicago, Meeting Iceberg Slim, And Going From Pimping To Pastoring.
Reality T.V. star Tami Roman stopped through the Power 106 studios for a 'Close Conversation' with #NickCannonMornings. Speaking about her current role on Bounce TV's 'Saints & Sinners', Tami shares her experience coming into the show's newest season as well as revealing her upcoming hip-hop album highlighting her rap alter-ego, and the actress and newlywed even gives Nick Cannon some valuable relationship advice.
E-40 stopped by the studio to talk about all the words he's invented, rapped, and made a part of everyday language. He also gave Nick some tips on how to take a lady on a date - he's been happily married since 1991, so we think we'll take his advice.