Category: Interviews

Interview: Big Boi

Interview: Big Boi

The hosts of WPTS’ premier hip-hop show “Beats, Rhymes & Life” interview rap legend Big Boi (of Outkast). Listen as DJs Andrew Gretchko and Andrew Barth speak with the southern MC about his upcoming...

interview: Pav Medicinal (featuring Jeremiah Marcell)

interview: Pav Medicinal (featuring Jeremiah Marcell)

The hosts of WPTS’ premier hip-hop show “Beats, Rhymes & Life” spoke with Pittsburgh-based producer Pav Medicinal of Talismatic and rapper Jeremiah Marcell, who went off for multiple freestyles at the end of the...

interview: Jon Quest

interview: Jon Quest

The hosts of WPTS’ premier hip-hop show “Beats, Rhymes & Life” spoke with Pittsburgh-based rapper Jon Quest of Varsity Squad. Listen all the way to the end to hear Quest freestyle over the beat...

interview: PK Poo

interview: PK Poo

The hosts of WPTS’ premier hip-hop show “Beats, Rhymes & Life” spoke with Pittsburgh-based rapper PK Poo. Listen all the way to the end to hear Poo freestyle over the beat to “Stay Schemin’”....

WPTS News sits down with Congressman Mike Doyle

WPTS News sits down with Congressman Mike Doyle

By Matt Singer, Assistant News Director [Audio clip: view full post to listen] On Tuesday, Assistant News Director Matt Singer and Pi Sigma Alpha President Ankur Sakaria were joined by United States Congressman Mike...

WPTS on Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl

WPTS on Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl

By Matt Singer, Assistant News Director [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced his plans to drop his bid for re-election in a press conference Friday morning. His decision...

B. White Freestyle

B. White Freestyle

Listen to local rapper B. White of The 58’s freestyle over the classic DJ Premier beat “Nas is Like,” as heard on WPTS’ premier hip-hop show, “Beats, Rhymes & Life.” [Audio clip: view full...

WPTS speaks with Vanity Fair contributing editor Kurt Eichenwald

WPTS speaks with Vanity Fair contributing editor Kurt Eichenwald

On January 29th, Assistant News Director and Pitt Political Review Senior Editor Matt Singer sat down with fellow PPR Senior Editor Jon Anzur to interview Vanity Fair contributing editor and New York Times bestselling...

Interview: Jadon Woodard

Interview: Jadon Woodard

The hosts of WPTS’ premier hip-hop show “Beats, Rhymes & Life” talk with NYC-based artist Jadon Woodward. The kid spoke about his recent tour in Pittsburgh and ended the interview with a freestyle over...