Pusha T’s music — a depiction of life as a former drug dealer — has been political in nature for decades. But the rapper says he’s ready to take his activism and outspokenness to a more formal platform.
Speaking to Business Insider recently at the Trump Hotel in SoHo, New York City, Pusha T (real name: Terrence Thornton) ruminated on the progression of his career, from his beginning as a quotable upstart rapper to his current role as hip-hop elder statesman who has become increasingly comfortable with speaking his mind about hot-button political issues.
Leading PEOPLE on an exclusive tour through his Miami mansion, the larger-than-life DJ, record label exec and Snapchat star talks “passion, pain and success,” checks on his beloved flower garden, and has a full-on Belle moment showing off his footwear collection from a red, rolling ladder in his towering shoe closet. VIEW PHOTO TOUR HERE: http://site.people.com/home/dj-khaled-home/home-sweet-home WATCH VIDEO TOUR HERE: http://site.people.com/home/dj-khaled-sneaker-closet-miami-house/
The Snapchatter of the Year, presented by Univision, uses Snapchat unlike anyone else. They tell stories and bring you along for the ride every day. Whether they make you crack up on sight, take you to interesting places, can draw in the Sistine Chapel with their fingertips, every snap is screenshot worthy. Univision is honoring […]
The Developing US Act Prize at SXSW is for artists who are breaking new ground with their creativity and show the most promise in achieving their career goals. The Grulke Prize is dedicated to our former Creative Director Brent Grulke, who passed away in 2012. This is its fourth year, and past winners include Haim, Chvrches, Leon Bridges, the Flaming Lips, Spoon, and more.