UK Rap legend Giggs sits down with VladTV for an in depth Interview. Click on the top left corner of the player to select a part of the interview you would like to see.
1) Giggs on Catching Gun Charge at 21, Prison Life, Not Trying to Glorify It
2) Giggs on Taking Rap Seriously While in Prison, Before UK Gangsta Rap Scene
3) Giggs on Operation Trident Police Force Shutting Down His Shows
4) Giggs on Police Scaring XL Records, Tried to Stop Record Deal
5) Giggs on Music Being 100% Easier Than the Drug Game, Landlord Album
6) Giggs on UK Drill Evolving Into Its Own Sound, UK Hip Hop Getting Respect
In part 6 of Giggs interview with VladTV, Vlad asked Giggs about his music: from having popping songs on YouTube to working with American artists such as Jeremih, Waka Flocka, and Joell Ortiz. Giggs then talks about how the UK’s hip-hop sound is evolving, specifically how the Drill sound has taken hold. Giggs also says that UK hip hop isn’t as respected as US hip-hop.
7) Giggs on Drake Being One of His Favorites, 2Pac Inspiring Him to Rap
In this clip from Giggs’ interview with VladTV, Giggs tells Vlad about his 15-year-old son who is an aspiring rapper. “He needs to finish school first,” Giggs says. Giggs then names a few of his favorite acts in the game: Drake, Meek Mill, Dave East, and more. Finally, Giggs cites 2Pac as his biggest influence.
5th February 2017
w/c 30th January 2017