Hard Knock Tv's Devi Dev and Nick Huff Barili talk to Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek talk about the early years of Kanye West's career. ; From Kanye opening up for Kweli to labels not wanting to sign him as a rapper. Kweli says that people didn't see Kanye's vision as an artist and just wanted his beats. Kweli says that he knew "College Drop Out" was a classic when he first heard it.
Not since Yo! MTV Raps has there been a Hip Hop TV show, which delves into the mainstream and underground to bring viewers the uncut TRUTH of what is going on in Hip Hop today. From its in-depth interviews and profiles, to rare music videos, Hardknock TV elevates the language and dialogues associated with hip hop culture, offering a unique forum to explore issues relevant to the hip hop/urban community.