Sway Calloway | @RealSway Weekdays 8 am - 12 pm ETSway Calloway is a pivotal part of the MTV News team and icon of hip-hop culture. From giving Eminem and Tupac their first airplay on his local show in the mid-'90s to giving TV viewers a first look at today’s hottest celebrities, he has been a staple of the music-news arena for more than a decade.
Rude Jude | @Rude_Jude Weekdays 4 pm - 7 pm ETJude Angelini (aka Rude Jude), a loud-mouth a**hole, made a name for his self on the white trash circus The Jenny Jones Show. In 2001, Angelini left Detroit for Hollywood, ending up broke, washing dishes and eating rice and ketchup. Eminem saved him with a job on Shade 45. Thanks for nothing, Em.
Harlem native Lord Sear began as a DJ for Kurious and rose quickly to world-famous venues like The Roxy, Limelight, and Cheetah. He did skits for Big Pun, the X-Ecutioners and the Beastie Boys, and is a voice for "Grand Theft Auto 3," Nickelodeon's Hey Arnold! The Movie and The Slim Shady Show DVD.
Early on Gray Rizzy found his calling growing up in hip hop’s birth place, the South Bronx. Always one to link the right people together, he would take this skill and connect his relationships formed from hip hop, basketball and promoting events to introduce them including a new network that included the streetwear scene within the fashion industry. Being a natural conversationalist, having access to notable contacts and always in his element while hosting events it's easy to see how the stage was set for a leap into on air radio.
Known for his engaging and hold no punch interview style, Gray Rizzy has sat down with the music industry’s top heavy weights like Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs, De La Soul, DJ Khaled and RZA of The Wu-Tang Clan. He's also been at the forefront of supporting and breaking its new stars such as Fetty Wap, Schoolboy Q, Tory Lanez, Young M.A, Nick Grant, Young Dolph, Lil Uzi Vert, A$AP Ferg, Oswin Benjamin and more.
What You'll Hear
Shade 45, the uncensored hip-hop channel created by Eminem.