News, News and Issues, Politics

Urban View Votes hits the road to mobilize the youth vote

“Let’s go out and be proactive in our communities,” Sway Calloway added.

News, News and Issues, Politics

Urban View Votes hits the road to mobilize the youth vote

“Let’s go out and be proactive in our communities,” Sway Calloway added.

News, News and Issues, Politics

Sway Calloway goes inside San Quentin Prison for ‘The Last Mile Radio’

The Last Mile Radio begins its six-week run on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) on 3/11 at 10am ET.

News, News and Issues, Politics

Sway Calloway goes inside San Quentin Prison for ‘The Last Mile Radio’

The Last Mile Radio begins its six-week run on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) on 3/11 at 10am ET.

Entertainment, movies

Chris Pratt remembers how Chris Evans made him feel comfortable with Anna Faris sex scenes

“We hung out, we got together, we became friends, and immediately any weirdness that was there disappeared,” the Passengers star said on Sway in the morning.

Entertainment, movies

Chris Pratt remembers how Chris Evans made him feel comfortable with Anna Faris sex scenes

“We hung out, we got together, we became friends, and immediately any weirdness that was there disappeared,” the Passengers star said on Sway in the morning.

Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music

Common talks new album, short films while guest-hosting Sway in the Morning

Common filled in as the guest host of Sway In The Morning on Thursday.

Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music

Common talks new album, short films while guest-hosting Sway in the Morning

Common filled in as the guest host of Sway In The Morning on Thursday.

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

President Obama rocks the vote by listing his favorite rappers on ‘Sway in the Morning’

President Obama told Sway his current Top 5 favorite rappers.

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

President Obama rocks the vote by listing his favorite rappers on ‘Sway in the Morning’

President Obama told Sway his current Top 5 favorite rappers.

News, News and Issues, Politics

President Obama offers advice for the next president on ‘Sway in the Morning’

And gives advice about how to avoid citizenship scandals.

News, News and Issues, Politics

President Obama offers advice for the next president on ‘Sway in the Morning’

And gives advice about how to avoid citizenship scandals.

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

John Legend teases song he wrote for baby Luna, supports Kim Kardashian after robbery

John Legend also fact-checked wife Chrissy Teigen’s tweets on Sway in the Morning.

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

John Legend teases song he wrote for baby Luna, supports Kim Kardashian after robbery

John Legend also fact-checked wife Chrissy Teigen’s tweets on Sway in the Morning.

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Shade 45 host Sway remembers Tupac Shakur 20 years after his death

Shade 45 host Sway Calloway remembers the last interview he did with his friend Tupac Shakur a few months before his death. To commemorate the 20-year anniversary of his death, SiriusXM’s hip-hop channels will be airing special programming.

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Shade 45 host Sway remembers Tupac Shakur 20 years after his death

Shade 45 host Sway Calloway remembers the last interview he did with his friend Tupac Shakur a few months before his death. To commemorate the 20-year anniversary of his death, SiriusXM’s hip-hop channels will be airing special programming.

Entertainment, movies, TV

How Henry Winkler had a hand in ‘Rocky’

Henry Winkler also reveals he didn’t have any chemistry with Pinky from Happy Days.

Entertainment, movies, TV

How Henry Winkler had a hand in ‘Rocky’

Henry Winkler also reveals he didn’t have any chemistry with Pinky from Happy Days.

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music

Sway’s got Blake Lively’s back after Instagram controversy: ‘If I say you have an Oakland booty, then you have an Oakland booty!’

Blake Lively quoted Sir Mix-A-Lot’s Baby Got Back in an Instagram post demonstrating her derriere in a tight, glittery gold gown, captioning the pic from the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, “L.A. face with an Oakland booty.” But haters smelled blood in the water, … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music

Sway’s got Blake Lively’s back after Instagram controversy: ‘If I say you have an Oakland booty, then you have an Oakland booty!’

Blake Lively quoted Sir Mix-A-Lot’s Baby Got Back in an Instagram post demonstrating her derriere in a tight, glittery gold gown, captioning the pic from the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, “L.A. face with an Oakland booty.” But haters smelled blood in the water, … Continued

Entertainment, movies, News, Politics

Anthony Mackie channels the essence of Dr. King for HBO’s ‘All The Way’

Captain America star Anthony Mackie is portraying another American hero: Dr. Martin Luther King. In the upcoming HBO film All the Way, Mackie captures the essence of Dr. King alongside Bryan Cranston, who plays President Lyndon B. Johnson. During an … Continued

Entertainment, movies, News, Politics

Anthony Mackie channels the essence of Dr. King for HBO’s ‘All The Way’

Captain America star Anthony Mackie is portraying another American hero: Dr. Martin Luther King. In the upcoming HBO film All the Way, Mackie captures the essence of Dr. King alongside Bryan Cranston, who plays President Lyndon B. Johnson. During an … Continued

News, News and Issues, Politics

Karen Hunter channels ‘Party of Lincoln’ with fact checker & voter registration app

It’s a technological revolution! After meeting with Van Jones to learn about his initiative with Prince to get one million young African-American kids to learn to code, Karen Hunter launched a tech initiative of her own on The Karen Hunter Show. Inspired by her weekly … Continued

News, News and Issues, Politics

Karen Hunter channels ‘Party of Lincoln’ with fact checker & voter registration app

It’s a technological revolution! After meeting with Van Jones to learn about his initiative with Prince to get one million young African-American kids to learn to code, Karen Hunter launched a tech initiative of her own on The Karen Hunter Show. Inspired by her weekly … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music

Ice Cube says Gene Simmons slamming rap is ‘wack’: Rock and roll ‘is a spirit, it’s not a guitar’

Ice Cube just gave KISS frontman Gene Simmons a rock history lesson. The stars have been feuding on Twitter ever since Simmons told Rolling Stone he “is looking forward to the death of rap,” prompting Cube to give a fiery acceptance speech … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music

Ice Cube says Gene Simmons slamming rap is ‘wack’: Rock and roll ‘is a spirit, it’s not a guitar’

Ice Cube just gave KISS frontman Gene Simmons a rock history lesson. The stars have been feuding on Twitter ever since Simmons told Rolling Stone he “is looking forward to the death of rap,” prompting Cube to give a fiery acceptance speech … Continued

Books, Entertainment

Lauren Conrad explains what really went down with Sway’s famous ‘favorite position’ question

Lauren Conrad became a viral GIF when she answered a question about sex like a class-act boss during Sway in the Morning back in 2012. Prompted to reveal her “favorite position,” she responded, “CEO,” smiling coyly. While promoting her new book Celebrate, … Continued

Books, Entertainment

Lauren Conrad explains what really went down with Sway’s famous ‘favorite position’ question

Lauren Conrad became a viral GIF when she answered a question about sex like a class-act boss during Sway in the Morning back in 2012. Prompted to reveal her “favorite position,” she responded, “CEO,” smiling coyly. While promoting her new book Celebrate, … Continued

Books, Entertainment, TV

Why BFFs Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper never dated

Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper share the same initials, careers in media and the stage on their national speaking tour, AC2. Just don’t expect to see them sharing a romantic candlelit dinner. “When we first met, someone tried to set … Continued

Books, Entertainment, TV

Why BFFs Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper never dated

Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper share the same initials, careers in media and the stage on their national speaking tour, AC2. Just don’t expect to see them sharing a romantic candlelit dinner. “When we first met, someone tried to set … Continued

Books, Entertainment

Anderson Cooper on mom Gloria Vanderbilt’s one-night stand with Marlon Brando: ‘She gets around!’

Gloria Vanderbilt is known for her glamorous life, including dalliances with some of Old Hollywood’s biggest names — a fact that has led to some awkward conversations with her journalist son Anderson Cooper. The 92-year-old artist and heiress has been linked … Continued

Books, Entertainment

Anderson Cooper on mom Gloria Vanderbilt’s one-night stand with Marlon Brando: ‘She gets around!’

Gloria Vanderbilt is known for her glamorous life, including dalliances with some of Old Hollywood’s biggest names — a fact that has led to some awkward conversations with her journalist son Anderson Cooper. The 92-year-old artist and heiress has been linked … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Best moments from Sway in the Morning’s two-day broadcast in Austin

Last week, Shade 45‘s Sway in the Morning took on Austin with a special two-day broadcast airing LIVE from YouTube Music at Coppertank. Sway and his crew hosted performances and interviews with artists such as Andy Mineo, Talib Kewli, Wyclef Jean, and Kevin … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Best moments from Sway in the Morning’s two-day broadcast in Austin

Last week, Shade 45‘s Sway in the Morning took on Austin with a special two-day broadcast airing LIVE from YouTube Music at Coppertank. Sway and his crew hosted performances and interviews with artists such as Andy Mineo, Talib Kewli, Wyclef Jean, and Kevin … Continued

Music

LIVE from Austin! SiriusXMU, Outlaw Country, Sway in the Morning and more!

Find out who’s and what’s next in independent music as SiriusXMU (Ch. 35) comes to you for the sixth year in a row from The FADER FORT in Austin! Listen Wednesday through Saturday for artist interviews and performances from the likes of Poliça, Chairlift, Twin Peaks, … Continued

Music

LIVE from Austin! SiriusXMU, Outlaw Country, Sway in the Morning and more!

Find out who’s and what’s next in independent music as SiriusXMU (Ch. 35) comes to you for the sixth year in a row from The FADER FORT in Austin! Listen Wednesday through Saturday for artist interviews and performances from the likes of Poliça, Chairlift, Twin Peaks, … Continued

NFL, Sports

SiriusXM at Super Bowl 50: Athletes, celebs and Grumpy Cat

From Opening Night to Radio Row, on-air to the photobooth, athletes and celebrities to Grumpy Cat and a babymonkeypug, SiriusXM presents our favorite photos from Super Bowl 50.

NFL, Sports

SiriusXM at Super Bowl 50: Athletes, celebs and Grumpy Cat

From Opening Night to Radio Row, on-air to the photobooth, athletes and celebrities to Grumpy Cat and a babymonkeypug, SiriusXM presents our favorite photos from Super Bowl 50.

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music

Tyrese calls for Chris Rock to step down as Oscars host following #OscarsSoWhite controversy

Tyrese Gibson is calling for Chris Rock to step down as this year’s Oscars host following the controversy surrounding the lack of diversity among nominees. Speaking to Sway Calloway on Shade 45, he said that although he understands Rock needs … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music

Tyrese calls for Chris Rock to step down as Oscars host following #OscarsSoWhite controversy

Tyrese Gibson is calling for Chris Rock to step down as this year’s Oscars host following the controversy surrounding the lack of diversity among nominees. Speaking to Sway Calloway on Shade 45, he said that although he understands Rock needs … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Ty Dolla $ign reveals his ‘Top 5 Dead or Alive’ list on Sway in the Morning

While in New York promoting his new album Free TC, which includes features from Kendrick Lamar, E-40, Babyface, Kanye West, Diddy, R. Kelly and more, Ty Dolla $ign delivered his Top 5 Dead or Alive list during his interview with Sway on … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Ty Dolla $ign reveals his ‘Top 5 Dead or Alive’ list on Sway in the Morning

While in New York promoting his new album Free TC, which includes features from Kendrick Lamar, E-40, Babyface, Kanye West, Diddy, R. Kelly and more, Ty Dolla $ign delivered his Top 5 Dead or Alive list during his interview with Sway on … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Re-Match! Anthony Mackie and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (and Seth Rogen) freestyle on Sway in the Morning

Joseph Gordon-Levitt may have owned the stage on Lip Sync Battle with his performance of Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation, but can he bring the same force to his freestyle on Sway in the Morning on Shade45? Well, he seems to … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Re-Match! Anthony Mackie and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (and Seth Rogen) freestyle on Sway in the Morning

Joseph Gordon-Levitt may have owned the stage on Lip Sync Battle with his performance of Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation, but can he bring the same force to his freestyle on Sway in the Morning on Shade45? Well, he seems to … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem freestyles for Sway in the Morning on Shade 45

Eminem couldn’t resist busting out a freestyle when he stopped by Sway in the Morning this week, and did he ever deliver. No name went untouched as Eminem dropped rhymes about Miley Cyrus, Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Cosby and … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem freestyles for Sway in the Morning on Shade 45

Eminem couldn’t resist busting out a freestyle when he stopped by Sway in the Morning this week, and did he ever deliver. No name went untouched as Eminem dropped rhymes about Miley Cyrus, Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Cosby and … Continued

Entertainment, Pop Culture

Brody Jenner talks about calling Caitlyn ‘dad’ and finding her a chick

As a guest on Sway in the Morning on Shade 45, Brody Jenner talks with Sway about the current state of the Jenner family and his relationship with his father, Caitlyn. Here’s some of what he had to say: On … Continued

Entertainment, Pop Culture

Brody Jenner talks about calling Caitlyn ‘dad’ and finding her a chick

As a guest on Sway in the Morning on Shade 45, Brody Jenner talks with Sway about the current state of the Jenner family and his relationship with his father, Caitlyn. Here’s some of what he had to say: On … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Joey Fatts and Dizzy Wright visit Sway: New music, experiences, freestyles

Sway recently chopped it up with both Dizzy Wright and Joey Fatts. Fatts talked about performing at Webster Hall, his upcoming mix tape Soul on Ice, and how he is coping with the loss of A$AP YAMS. When talking about … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Joey Fatts and Dizzy Wright visit Sway: New music, experiences, freestyles

Sway recently chopped it up with both Dizzy Wright and Joey Fatts. Fatts talked about performing at Webster Hall, his upcoming mix tape Soul on Ice, and how he is coping with the loss of A$AP YAMS. When talking about … Continued

comedy, Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music

Balcony parties at Jamie Foxx’s house with Drake + stories about Chris Brown behind-the-scenes

He acts. He sings. He dances. AND he’s funny! The entertainer dropped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to promote his new album Hollywood, in stores May 18 and share stories from his life as an entertainer and  celebrity. Since launching his … Continued

comedy, Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, movies, Music

Balcony parties at Jamie Foxx’s house with Drake + stories about Chris Brown behind-the-scenes

He acts. He sings. He dances. AND he’s funny! The entertainer dropped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to promote his new album Hollywood, in stores May 18 and share stories from his life as an entertainer and  celebrity. Since launching his … Continued

Entertainment, Pop Culture

Has Bethenny Frankel had sex with a black man? Sway asks (and gets an answer)

Bethenny Frankel just became a citizen of Sway In The Morning! The reality star stopped by the show to share her signature no-holds-barred opinions with Sway and the crew. She dished on feeling boxed in by her talk show and being single — including … Continued

Entertainment, Pop Culture

Has Bethenny Frankel had sex with a black man? Sway asks (and gets an answer)

Bethenny Frankel just became a citizen of Sway In The Morning! The reality star stopped by the show to share her signature no-holds-barred opinions with Sway and the crew. She dished on feeling boxed in by her talk show and being single — including … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

Bob Saget talks to Sway about his dirty humor, bathroom etiquette, and his mom’s death

Bob Saget recently stopped by Sway in the Morning to promote his book Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy. Saget chopped it up with the Sway in the Morning crew about everything from how he handles … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

Bob Saget talks to Sway about his dirty humor, bathroom etiquette, and his mom’s death

Bob Saget recently stopped by Sway in the Morning to promote his book Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy. Saget chopped it up with the Sway in the Morning crew about everything from how he handles … Continued

boxing, Sports

Premier Boxing Champions debuts on SiriusXM

On Saturday, April 11th, SiriusXM went ringside for Premier Boxing Champions at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to bring boxing back to its radio roots! Randy Gordon, Gerry Cooney, and Sway Calloway had the call of Lee vs Quillin and … Continued

boxing, Sports

Premier Boxing Champions debuts on SiriusXM

On Saturday, April 11th, SiriusXM went ringside for Premier Boxing Champions at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to bring boxing back to its radio roots! Randy Gordon, Gerry Cooney, and Sway Calloway had the call of Lee vs Quillin and … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Sway talks to Velous, one of the people behind Kanye’s All Day

Velous, one of the producers of Kanye’s hit All Day, recently chopped it up with Sway about the track, what it was like getting signed to Coke Boys Records, and his new project, Disco. When breaking down All Day, Velous references … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Sway talks to Velous, one of the people behind Kanye’s All Day

Velous, one of the producers of Kanye’s hit All Day, recently chopped it up with Sway about the track, what it was like getting signed to Coke Boys Records, and his new project, Disco. When breaking down All Day, Velous references … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

‘Blackish’ star Tracee Ellis Ross brings her alter ego T-Murda, to Sway in the Morning

When she’s not bringing laughter to Wednesday nights as Rainbow Johnson on Blackish or co-hosting Black Girls Rock, Tracee Ellis Ross visits Sway and brings along her rap alter ego, T-Murda. T-Murda talk shares her knowledge on grills (the Paul … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

‘Blackish’ star Tracee Ellis Ross brings her alter ego T-Murda, to Sway in the Morning

When she’s not bringing laughter to Wednesday nights as Rainbow Johnson on Blackish or co-hosting Black Girls Rock, Tracee Ellis Ross visits Sway and brings along her rap alter ego, T-Murda. T-Murda talk shares her knowledge on grills (the Paul … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Sway SXSW Cypher: Vince Staples, Casey Veggies, Ezzy & R-Mean

SXSW is more than just a festival — it’s a meeting of minds. So it makes sense that Sway used the opportunity to bring together Vince Staples, Casey Veggies, Ezzy and R-Mean for quite a cypher. They all have different styles … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Sway SXSW Cypher: Vince Staples, Casey Veggies, Ezzy & R-Mean

SXSW is more than just a festival — it’s a meeting of minds. So it makes sense that Sway used the opportunity to bring together Vince Staples, Casey Veggies, Ezzy and R-Mean for quite a cypher. They all have different styles … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Be a fly on the wall while Sway and AfroJack get real about EDM and hip-hop

Sway and AfroJack have combined forces and launched SwayJack Radio in Miami for Ultra 2015! When they’re not partying in the SiriusXM Music Lounge and hanging out with the biggest names in EDM and hip-hop, you may find them in the … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Be a fly on the wall while Sway and AfroJack get real about EDM and hip-hop

Sway and AfroJack have combined forces and launched SwayJack Radio in Miami for Ultra 2015! When they’re not partying in the SiriusXM Music Lounge and hanging out with the biggest names in EDM and hip-hop, you may find them in the … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

#Ultra2015 Shennanigans: The SiriusXM Music Lounge, Swayjack Radio + weird stuff

SiriusXM Electro was rocking Miami for Ultra week., and Wednesday through Friday we hosted a crazy-exclusive event at the W Hotel on South Beach, The SiriusXM Music Lounge had DJs Armin van Buuren, Hardwell and Axwell/\Ingrosso on the decks, just to name … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

#Ultra2015 Shennanigans: The SiriusXM Music Lounge, Swayjack Radio + weird stuff

SiriusXM Electro was rocking Miami for Ultra week., and Wednesday through Friday we hosted a crazy-exclusive event at the W Hotel on South Beach, The SiriusXM Music Lounge had DJs Armin van Buuren, Hardwell and Axwell/\Ingrosso on the decks, just to name … Continued

comedy, Entertainment, movies, TV

Kevin Hart tells Sway: I’ve heard ‘no’ for 19 years

Kevin Hart has one focus: to be the biggest comedian in the world. And he’s done pretty well so far. With blockbuster movies, hit TV shows and sold-out arena tours, Hart hasn’t missed a beat. But success that grand is sure to bring … Continued

comedy, Entertainment, movies, TV

Kevin Hart tells Sway: I’ve heard ‘no’ for 19 years

Kevin Hart has one focus: to be the biggest comedian in the world. And he’s done pretty well so far. With blockbuster movies, hit TV shows and sold-out arena tours, Hart hasn’t missed a beat. But success that grand is sure to bring … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

SwayJack Radio: Afrojack and Sway bringing EDM and Hip-Hop together in Miami

Airing LIVE Thursday 3/26 on UMF Radio from the SiriusXM Music Lounge in Miami

Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

SwayJack Radio: Afrojack and Sway bringing EDM and Hip-Hop together in Miami

Airing LIVE Thursday 3/26 on UMF Radio from the SiriusXM Music Lounge in Miami

Hip-Hop/R&B

Charles Hamilton gets real with Sway on why he had to take a break from music, early days of the Internet

Rapper Charles Hamilton takes us back to the days of AIM, speaks on the immense loyalty of his fans, and much more in a recent interview with Sway. The interview comes after quite a hiatus from the rap game for … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

Charles Hamilton gets real with Sway on why he had to take a break from music, early days of the Internet

Rapper Charles Hamilton takes us back to the days of AIM, speaks on the immense loyalty of his fans, and much more in a recent interview with Sway. The interview comes after quite a hiatus from the rap game for … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

Ultra Music Festival: LIVE from Miami with the best DJs in the world for UMF Radio!

Airing 24/7 Monday 3/23 at noon ET through Wednesday 4/1 at Noon ET on Electric Area, Ch. 52 Special Online-Only Pop-Up Channel Airing Wednesday 4/1 at Noon ET – Thursday 4/30 ET at midnight ET on SiriusXM Ch. 730 Can’t make … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

Ultra Music Festival: LIVE from Miami with the best DJs in the world for UMF Radio!

Airing 24/7 Monday 3/23 at noon ET through Wednesday 4/1 at Noon ET on Electric Area, Ch. 52 Special Online-Only Pop-Up Channel Airing Wednesday 4/1 at Noon ET – Thursday 4/30 ET at midnight ET on SiriusXM Ch. 730 Can’t make … Continued

Music

Sway In The Morning: Remembering The Notorious B.I.G. on the anniversary of his death

Today marks the 19th anniversary of Brooklyn rapper, The Notorious B.I.G.’s death. In his short 24 years of life, the MC made his case as one of the greatest rappers of all time. He influenced his friend, today’s most visible … Continued

Music

Sway In The Morning: Remembering The Notorious B.I.G. on the anniversary of his death

Today marks the 19th anniversary of Brooklyn rapper, The Notorious B.I.G.’s death. In his short 24 years of life, the MC made his case as one of the greatest rappers of all time. He influenced his friend, today’s most visible … Continued

Music

Dame Dash visits Sway, talks Lee Daniels, Jim Jones among other things

Sway recently sat down with Dame Dash for an hour-long no-holds-barred interview. Topics ranged from Dash’s Lee Daniels lawsuit to Sway’s hat. Early on, Dash said this regarding the Daniels controversy: “You can’t just walk around owing me $2 million … Continued

Music

Dame Dash visits Sway, talks Lee Daniels, Jim Jones among other things

Sway recently sat down with Dame Dash for an hour-long no-holds-barred interview. Topics ranged from Dash’s Lee Daniels lawsuit to Sway’s hat. Early on, Dash said this regarding the Daniels controversy: “You can’t just walk around owing me $2 million … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

Sway explores hip-hop collectives from the past and present

Last week Sway showcased past hip-hop collectives with those making buzz now by holding interviews with both Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan and the collective Two-9. And there’s one concept that is present in both–teamwork makes the dream a reality. For a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

Sway explores hip-hop collectives from the past and present

Last week Sway showcased past hip-hop collectives with those making buzz now by holding interviews with both Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan and the collective Two-9. And there’s one concept that is present in both–teamwork makes the dream a reality. For a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Miles Brown of Black-ish lays the cute on real thick during Sway in the Morning

Miles Brown who plays Jack Johnson on ABC’s hit show Black-ish recently sat down for an interview with Sway on Shade 45. In it, the 10-year-old talks about his favorite rappers, his on-screen Dad Anthony Anderson, and even shows off … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Miles Brown of Black-ish lays the cute on real thick during Sway in the Morning

Miles Brown who plays Jack Johnson on ABC’s hit show Black-ish recently sat down for an interview with Sway on Shade 45. In it, the 10-year-old talks about his favorite rappers, his on-screen Dad Anthony Anderson, and even shows off … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Being Mary Jane’s Stephen Bishop delivered a dope freestyle on Sway

Everyone who watches BET’s Being Mary Jane knows why Mary Jane is still hung up on David. But they may not know that Stephen Bishop, who plays David, can really spit. Yesterday on Sway in the Morning Bishop basically owned … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Being Mary Jane’s Stephen Bishop delivered a dope freestyle on Sway

Everyone who watches BET’s Being Mary Jane knows why Mary Jane is still hung up on David. But they may not know that Stephen Bishop, who plays David, can really spit. Yesterday on Sway in the Morning Bishop basically owned … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Best for Last: Lupe Fiasco’s last interview and freestyle on Sway in the Morning

With beats like The Show Goes On, Superstar, and Kick, Push, Grammy Award-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco is a hip-hop force to be reckoned with – and guess who tried to reckon with him? In Lupe’s last interview on Sway in the … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Best for Last: Lupe Fiasco’s last interview and freestyle on Sway in the Morning

With beats like The Show Goes On, Superstar, and Kick, Push, Grammy Award-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco is a hip-hop force to be reckoned with – and guess who tried to reckon with him? In Lupe’s last interview on Sway in the … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

What was the Sway in the Morning Freestyle of the Year?

Late in November on his Instagram account, Sway Calloway, the host of Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, asked his followers who they thought delivered the freestyle of the year. Fans of the program know that’s no easy question to answer – … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B

What was the Sway in the Morning Freestyle of the Year?

Late in November on his Instagram account, Sway Calloway, the host of Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, asked his followers who they thought delivered the freestyle of the year. Fans of the program know that’s no easy question to answer – … Continued

comedy, Entertainment, movies

Top 10 takeaways from Top Five star Chris Rock’s appearance on Sway in the Morning

Saying comedian Chris Rock tells it like it is would be a gross understatement. He leaves no trying topic unscathed, no taboo untouched, no opportunity to use the term “motherf-cker” unexplored. And we absolutely love him for it. Rock recently … Continued

comedy, Entertainment, movies

Top 10 takeaways from Top Five star Chris Rock’s appearance on Sway in the Morning

Saying comedian Chris Rock tells it like it is would be a gross understatement. He leaves no trying topic unscathed, no taboo untouched, no opportunity to use the term “motherf-cker” unexplored. And we absolutely love him for it. Rock recently … Continued

Music

#TBT: Kanye tells Sway he doesn’t have the answers

Happy #ThrowbackThursday! Let’s flashback to an unforgettable moment from one year ago yesterday, when Kanye West lashed out at Sway during an in-depth interview on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning. It was smooth sailing in the appearance when Kanye shared his creative … Continued

Music

#TBT: Kanye tells Sway he doesn’t have the answers

Happy #ThrowbackThursday! Let’s flashback to an unforgettable moment from one year ago yesterday, when Kanye West lashed out at Sway during an in-depth interview on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning. It was smooth sailing in the appearance when Kanye shared his creative … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Bishop Nehru woos his middle-school sweetheart with freestyle on Sway

And you thought giving your Dunkaroos to your sixth grade crush was slick. Even though rapper Bishop Nehru is only 18, he knows a thing or two about impressing the ladies. He recently freestyled about one in particular on Sway in … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Bishop Nehru woos his middle-school sweetheart with freestyle on Sway

And you thought giving your Dunkaroos to your sixth grade crush was slick. Even though rapper Bishop Nehru is only 18, he knows a thing or two about impressing the ladies. He recently freestyled about one in particular on Sway in … Continued

Entertainment, TV

‘He’s writin’ ZOMBIE FLOWS’: The Walking Dead’s Tyler James Williams freestyles on Shade 45

When he is not battling zombies on AMC’s highly addictive The Walking Dead, Tyler James Williams raps like nobody’s business. Williams recently displayed his rhyme spitting skills on Sway in the Morning. With spontaneous lyrics like “my team’s been colder … Continued

Entertainment, TV

‘He’s writin’ ZOMBIE FLOWS’: The Walking Dead’s Tyler James Williams freestyles on Shade 45

When he is not battling zombies on AMC’s highly addictive The Walking Dead, Tyler James Williams raps like nobody’s business. Williams recently displayed his rhyme spitting skills on Sway in the Morning. With spontaneous lyrics like “my team’s been colder … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, NBA

Shaquille O’Neal names his emcee starting 5

The Big Aristotle, aka The Big Cactus, aka Shaq Daddy, aka Shaq Fu, aka Superman, Shaquille “Diesel” O’Neal, knows hip-hop. And this week on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, Shaq shared with Sway his five favorite emcees … with … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, NBA

Shaquille O’Neal names his emcee starting 5

The Big Aristotle, aka The Big Cactus, aka Shaq Daddy, aka Shaq Fu, aka Superman, Shaquille “Diesel” O’Neal, knows hip-hop. And this week on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, Shaq shared with Sway his five favorite emcees … with … Continued

NBA

5 things we learned from Sway’s interview with Andre Iguodala

2012 NBA All-Star. NBA All-Defensive First Team in 2013-14. Athletic, versatile, tenacious. If you like basketball, you like Andre Iguodala. Last week on Sway in the Morning, the Golden State Warriors veteran spoke with Sway, Heather B. and Tracy G. … Continued

NBA

5 things we learned from Sway’s interview with Andre Iguodala

2012 NBA All-Star. NBA All-Defensive First Team in 2013-14. Athletic, versatile, tenacious. If you like basketball, you like Andre Iguodala. Last week on Sway in the Morning, the Golden State Warriors veteran spoke with Sway, Heather B. and Tracy G. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Lupe Fiasco delivers sick freestyle for Sway in the Morning

Lupe Fiasco’s not only a Grammy Award winning artist and the Music Director for the US Men’s National Soccer Team, but lest we forget he also happens to be a sick rapper. Fiasco stopped by SiriusXM’s Sway in the Morning to prove it with … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Lupe Fiasco delivers sick freestyle for Sway in the Morning

Lupe Fiasco’s not only a Grammy Award winning artist and the Music Director for the US Men’s National Soccer Team, but lest we forget he also happens to be a sick rapper. Fiasco stopped by SiriusXM’s Sway in the Morning to prove it with … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Watch as rapper G Mims kills the Friday Fire Cypher on Sway in the Morning

Check out the video below as Harlem-based rapper G Mims dropped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to drop a crazy freestyle for the latest Friday Fire Cypher!

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Watch as rapper G Mims kills the Friday Fire Cypher on Sway in the Morning

Check out the video below as Harlem-based rapper G Mims dropped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to drop a crazy freestyle for the latest Friday Fire Cypher!

Entertainment, Pop Culture

Wendy Williams talks new book + Kim K’s Vogue controversy on Sway in the Morning

The always outspoken radio DJ and daytime TV talk show host Wendy Williams stopped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to discuss her new book, Hold Me In Contempt ,and weigh in on Kim Kardashian’s controversial Vogue cover during … Continued

Entertainment, Pop Culture

Wendy Williams talks new book + Kim K’s Vogue controversy on Sway in the Morning

The always outspoken radio DJ and daytime TV talk show host Wendy Williams stopped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to discuss her new book, Hold Me In Contempt ,and weigh in on Kim Kardashian’s controversial Vogue cover during … Continued

Entertainment, Pop Culture, TV

Billy Bob Thornton talks family, Fargo + Dolemite on Sway in the Morning

Actor, director, writer, musician, and all-around entertainer Billy Bob Thornton stopped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to talk discuss family, his love for the black exploitation classic Dolemite, and his new show, Fargo. Thornton, who plays a hired … Continued

Entertainment, Pop Culture, TV

Billy Bob Thornton talks family, Fargo + Dolemite on Sway in the Morning

Actor, director, writer, musician, and all-around entertainer Billy Bob Thornton stopped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to talk discuss family, his love for the black exploitation classic Dolemite, and his new show, Fargo. Thornton, who plays a hired … Continued

Entertainment, movies

Kristen Bell talks paparazzi + Veronica Mars movie on Sway in the Morning

Kristen Bell stops by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to talk about what it took to kick-start the new Veronica Mars movie and her feelings on celebrity kids and the paparazzi. “I know I’m a public figure, I know … Continued

Entertainment, movies

Kristen Bell talks paparazzi + Veronica Mars movie on Sway in the Morning

Kristen Bell stops by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to talk about what it took to kick-start the new Veronica Mars movie and her feelings on celebrity kids and the paparazzi. “I know I’m a public figure, I know … Continued

Entertainment

‘We’re making history’ Hulk Hogan talks Wrestlemania 30 on Sway in the Morning

Pro wrestler Hulk Hogan dropped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to discuss his new gig hosting WWE’s WrestleMania 30 and balancing a wrestling career with family life. With such a long WWE career under his belt, Hogan was more … Continued

Entertainment

‘We’re making history’ Hulk Hogan talks Wrestlemania 30 on Sway in the Morning

Pro wrestler Hulk Hogan dropped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to discuss his new gig hosting WWE’s WrestleMania 30 and balancing a wrestling career with family life. With such a long WWE career under his belt, Hogan was more … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Blind Fury + J Pressure cypher on Sway in the Morning

Watch below as rappers Blind Fury and J Pressure stopped into to Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to discuss the release of their debut albums and to participate in a Friday Fire cypher.

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Blind Fury + J Pressure cypher on Sway in the Morning

Watch below as rappers Blind Fury and J Pressure stopped into to Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to discuss the release of their debut albums and to participate in a Friday Fire cypher.

Lifestyle

‘No friggin’ spaghetti and meatballs,’ boys! Sway in the Morning’s Heather B shares surefire love potion on Wake Up!

V-Day is fast approaching, and whether you gents plan on stepping out or snuggling inside with your S.O. tomorrow night, Heather B from Sway in the Morning has got an enticing elixir you do not want to skip serving. Wake … Continued

Lifestyle

‘No friggin’ spaghetti and meatballs,’ boys! Sway in the Morning’s Heather B shares surefire love potion on Wake Up!

V-Day is fast approaching, and whether you gents plan on stepping out or snuggling inside with your S.O. tomorrow night, Heather B from Sway in the Morning has got an enticing elixir you do not want to skip serving. Wake … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, NBA

Sway, Spike Lee, Foxxhole and more in New Orleans for NBA All-Star Weekend

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and the rest of the NBA’s elite head to the Big Easy in the coming days for the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend. Joining King James, Melo and the Durantula? A host of SiriusXM talent, … Continued

Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, NBA

Sway, Spike Lee, Foxxhole and more in New Orleans for NBA All-Star Weekend

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and the rest of the NBA’s elite head to the Big Easy in the coming days for the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend. Joining King James, Melo and the Durantula? A host of SiriusXM talent, … Continued

comedy, movies

Kevin Hart raps, talks first sex scene, SNL rejection with Sway

Kevin Hart’s recent appearance on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning was an all-time great. Hart, who was promoting the hugely successful Ride Along and his upcoming film, About Last Night (in theaters Feb. 14), talked about Will Ferrell, Lorne … Continued

comedy, movies

Kevin Hart raps, talks first sex scene, SNL rejection with Sway

Kevin Hart’s recent appearance on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning was an all-time great. Hart, who was promoting the hugely successful Ride Along and his upcoming film, About Last Night (in theaters Feb. 14), talked about Will Ferrell, Lorne … Continued

Pop, Pop Culture

Deport Justin Bieber, says Kevin Frazier

Add another name to the WhiteHouse.gov “Deport Justin Bieber” petition. Last week at Radio Row, Kevin Frazier, co-host of Insider, told Sway Calloway on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning that Bieber should be shipped back to Canada. No. 1, … Continued

Pop, Pop Culture

Deport Justin Bieber, says Kevin Frazier

Add another name to the WhiteHouse.gov “Deport Justin Bieber” petition. Last week at Radio Row, Kevin Frazier, co-host of Insider, told Sway Calloway on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning that Bieber should be shipped back to Canada. No. 1, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, NFL

Cam Newton AKA Ace Boogie freestyles on Sway in the Morning

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton proved during the 2013 NFL season that he’s an elite passer. Ace Boogie proved Thursday at Radio Row that he’s an elite MC. To follow along all of the action Super Bowl week, visit SiriusXM’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, NFL

Cam Newton AKA Ace Boogie freestyles on Sway in the Morning

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton proved during the 2013 NFL season that he’s an elite passer. Ace Boogie proved Thursday at Radio Row that he’s an elite MC. To follow along all of the action Super Bowl week, visit SiriusXM’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Shaheem Reid, DJ Wonder, Tracy G pick their favorite songs of 2013

Hip-hop historian Shaheem Reid, DJ Wonder and Tracy G took part in a special year-end edition of The A&R Room recently on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning. Reid, Wonder and Tracy G picked their favorite hip-hop songs of 2013. … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Shaheem Reid, DJ Wonder, Tracy G pick their favorite songs of 2013

Hip-hop historian Shaheem Reid, DJ Wonder and Tracy G took part in a special year-end edition of The A&R Room recently on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning. Reid, Wonder and Tracy G picked their favorite hip-hop songs of 2013. … Continued

Entertainment

Host-to-Host: Pete Dominick interviews Sway Calloway

Did you know that SiriusXM’s very own Sway Calloway and President Barack Obama are pretty close? To shed some light on Calloway’s personal life, Indie host Pete Dominick invited the Sway in the Morning host to his Stand Up! show a … Continued

Entertainment

Host-to-Host: Pete Dominick interviews Sway Calloway

Did you know that SiriusXM’s very own Sway Calloway and President Barack Obama are pretty close? To shed some light on Calloway’s personal life, Indie host Pete Dominick invited the Sway in the Morning host to his Stand Up! show a … Continued

Entertainment, Music, TV

The Voice winner Tessane Chin stops by Sway in the Morning

“Wait ’til the world gets a load of her.” Straight from Kingston, Jamaica, and fresh off winning season five of The Voice, Tessanne Chin is ready to meet global stardom. Still “pinching” herself from the whole experience, Chin stopped by … Continued

Entertainment, Music, TV

The Voice winner Tessane Chin stops by Sway in the Morning

“Wait ’til the world gets a load of her.” Straight from Kingston, Jamaica, and fresh off winning season five of The Voice, Tessanne Chin is ready to meet global stardom. Still “pinching” herself from the whole experience, Chin stopped by … Continued

Entertainment

Hungerthon charity auction: Sway Calloway experience

Have we got an experience for you! Thanks to WhyHunger’s online charity auction you can now bid on the chance to sit in on Sway Calloway’s morning show. Shade 45‘s veteran host is inviting one lucky winner for a morning packed … Continued

Entertainment

Hungerthon charity auction: Sway Calloway experience

Have we got an experience for you! Thanks to WhyHunger’s online charity auction you can now bid on the chance to sit in on Sway Calloway’s morning show. Shade 45‘s veteran host is inviting one lucky winner for a morning packed … Continued

Books, boxing, Entertainment, Pop Culture, Sports

Mike Tyson: ‘I was really emotionally naked’

Even the Baddest Man on the Planet has a soft side. When former World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson was first approached by Larry “Ratso” Sloman to write a book about his life, revisiting his past was too painful for him. But … Continued

Books, boxing, Entertainment, Pop Culture, Sports

Mike Tyson: ‘I was really emotionally naked’

Even the Baddest Man on the Planet has a soft side. When former World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson was first approached by Larry “Ratso” Sloman to write a book about his life, revisiting his past was too painful for him. But … Continued

boxing, Entertainment, Sports

Mike Tyson Town Hall on The Foxxhole

Premiering Friday 11/15 at 8 pm ET Rebroadcasting Saturday 11/16 at 11 am, 2 pm and 9 pm ET; and Sunday 11/17 at 3 pm and 6 pm ET. Iron Mike is back and ready to rumble with his very … Continued

boxing, Entertainment, Sports

Mike Tyson Town Hall on The Foxxhole

Premiering Friday 11/15 at 8 pm ET Rebroadcasting Saturday 11/16 at 11 am, 2 pm and 9 pm ET; and Sunday 11/17 at 3 pm and 6 pm ET. Iron Mike is back and ready to rumble with his very … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem: ‘I’m in this game to press buttons’

The Rap God is back – and possibly better than ever. With the release of The Marshall Mathers LP 2 yesterday it looks like Eminem is on his way to reclaiming his seat at the top of the charts. It’s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Eminem: ‘I’m in this game to press buttons’

The Rap God is back – and possibly better than ever. With the release of The Marshall Mathers LP 2 yesterday it looks like Eminem is on his way to reclaiming his seat at the top of the charts. It’s … Continued

Entertainment, movies

What did Romany Malco learn on the set of Last Vegas?

Actor Romany Malco joined SiriusXM’s Sway in the Morning to discuss his new film Last Vegas, which follows four friends (Michel Douglas, Robert De Niro, Kevin Kline and Morgan Freeman) during a bachelor party. In his interview, Malco covered a number … Continued

Entertainment, movies

What did Romany Malco learn on the set of Last Vegas?

Actor Romany Malco joined SiriusXM’s Sway in the Morning to discuss his new film Last Vegas, which follows four friends (Michel Douglas, Robert De Niro, Kevin Kline and Morgan Freeman) during a bachelor party. In his interview, Malco covered a number … Continued

Entertainment, movies, TV

Rob Lowe talks ‘Killing Kennedy’ on Sway in the Morning

A dozen days before the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination, National Geographic will air Nelson McCormick’s film adaptation of Bill O’Reilly’s best-seller, Killing Kennedy. Rob Lowe, who stars in the film, talked about his portrayal of the … Continued

Entertainment, movies, TV

Rob Lowe talks ‘Killing Kennedy’ on Sway in the Morning

A dozen days before the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination, National Geographic will air Nelson McCormick’s film adaptation of Bill O’Reilly’s best-seller, Killing Kennedy. Rob Lowe, who stars in the film, talked about his portrayal of the … Continued

Entertainment, movies, Pop Culture, TV

Kevin Connelly talks Entourage film on Sway

Entourage fans, rejoice! Kevin Connolly – or should we say, “E” – recently stopped by Sway in the Morning to confirm the news we all wanted to hear: The Entourage movie is a go! Connolly not only talked all things … Continued

Entertainment, movies, Pop Culture, TV

Kevin Connelly talks Entourage film on Sway

Entourage fans, rejoice! Kevin Connolly – or should we say, “E” – recently stopped by Sway in the Morning to confirm the news we all wanted to hear: The Entourage movie is a go! Connolly not only talked all things … Continued

Entertainment, TV

Sway’s first white friend: Ron Howard

What did a young Sway Calloway, living in Oakland on welfare, and a six-year-old Ron Howard have in common back in the 1970s? Quite a bit actually “He was my first white friend!,” Sway revealed as he welcomed a grown … Continued

Entertainment, TV

Sway’s first white friend: Ron Howard

What did a young Sway Calloway, living in Oakland on welfare, and a six-year-old Ron Howard have in common back in the 1970s? Quite a bit actually “He was my first white friend!,” Sway revealed as he welcomed a grown … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Watch Childish Gambino’s ridiculous freestyle on Sway in the Morning

Childish Gambino’s (aka Donald Glover) appearance on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning went viral last week after he dropped a freestyle riddled with candor. One of the more compelling moments came in the middle of Glover’s rap, when Glover transitioned from … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Watch Childish Gambino’s ridiculous freestyle on Sway in the Morning

Childish Gambino’s (aka Donald Glover) appearance on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning went viral last week after he dropped a freestyle riddled with candor. One of the more compelling moments came in the middle of Glover’s rap, when Glover transitioned from … Continued

Entertainment

Lazlow Jones talks GTA V, ‘the biggest game’ Rockstar has ever done

With the release of the highly anticipated video game, Grand Theft Auto V, this week, Lazlow Jones, a writer and producer for GTA, joined TapouT Radio to give listeners an inside look at the latest addition in the series. “All … Continued

Entertainment

Lazlow Jones talks GTA V, ‘the biggest game’ Rockstar has ever done

With the release of the highly anticipated video game, Grand Theft Auto V, this week, Lazlow Jones, a writer and producer for GTA, joined TapouT Radio to give listeners an inside look at the latest addition in the series. “All … Continued

Sports

Jake LaMotta remembers fighting Sugar Ray Robinson

One of boxing’s all-time greats, Jake “The Bronx Bull” LaMotta, dropped by Sway in the Morning Wednesday to talk about his memories of fighting Sugar Ray Robinson, to discuss the top boxers of all time, and to show off some … Continued

Sports

Jake LaMotta remembers fighting Sugar Ray Robinson

One of boxing’s all-time greats, Jake “The Bronx Bull” LaMotta, dropped by Sway in the Morning Wednesday to talk about his memories of fighting Sugar Ray Robinson, to discuss the top boxers of all time, and to show off some … Continued

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