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The Elite Money Empire really holds it down on the live videos bro. It’s only right that they get the respect they deserve and we make it easy for you to catch them. Below are like three dope a*s live performances. Clear visuals and good sound. Check em out.

The Elite Money Empire (@EMETakeover) Presents to you: The “V-Mix” by @VibeMagazine featuring performances from A-Trak (@ATrak), Pusha T (@Pusha_T), A$AP Rocky (@ASVPxRocky) and A$AP Mob (@ASAPMOB). Pusha-T performed his newest single “Pain” and announced his debut album will be called “My Name Is My Name”. He also said his next mixtape “Wrath of Caine” would come out before the of 2012. A$AP Rocky and the Mob brought out the Flatbush Zombies (@FlatbushZombies) and Bodega Bamz (@BodegaBamz). He also had a twerk contest with female audience members.

The Elite Money Empire (@EMETakeover) Presents to you: Future (@1Future), Ace Hood (@AceHood), and Ca$h Out (@TheRealCashOut) performing in New York City.

The Elite Money Empire (@EMETakeover) Presents to you: Max B’s (@MaxBiggavelli) Listening / Pardon The Wave Party.



New York Times

New York rapper Gotham Green and New Orleans producer Quickie Mart hit us with their track “New York Times” featuring Grafh. “New York Times” is the second single from the forthcoming fourth installment of their Haze Diaries series. The track is dope and everybody does their thing. Hit the play button and let that knock one time.



Snoop Live

The Elite Money Empire keeps sh*t poppin with yet another dope live performance. This time it’s the OG Snoop performing his OG hit “Gin & Juice”. Snoop always keeps it official. Hit that play and click the links below for his other performances.

The Elite Money Empire (@EMETakeover) Presents to you: Snoop Dogg’s (@SnoopDogg) “Catalpa NYC Music Festival” Performance in New York City at Randall’s Island on 7-29-12. Snoop Dogg headlined the last show of the festival and delivered an entertaining show. He performed “Gin and Juice”, “Ain’t Nothing But A G Thang”, “Murder Was The Case”, “Tha Shiznit”, “Ain’t No Fun”, “G’z Up, Hoes Down” and more off his classic “Doggystyle” album.

“Gin and Juice” –

“Ain’t Nothing But A G Thang” –

“Murder Was The Case” –

“Tha Shiznit”, “Ain’t No Fun”, “G’z Up, Hoes Down” –


Rakim Performance and Interview


A performance and an interview. Thats some official sh*t. The Elite Money Empire hits us with some super clean footage of Rakim’s Reebok Classics NYC performance and interview. Definitely worth the watch.


Check it out below.

The Elite Money Empire (@EMETakeover) Presents to you: Rakim’s (@EricBandRakim) Reebok (@Reebok) Classics (@ReebokClassics) Performance in NYC hosted by Complex Magazine (@ComplexMag). He performed all his hit songs such as “Paid In Full”, “I Ain’t No Joke”, “Microphone Fiend”, “When IB On Tha Mic”, and more.

The Elite Money Empire (@EMETakeover) Presents to you: Rakim’s (@EricBandRakim) Reebok (@Reebok) Classics (@ReebokClassics) Interview in NYC hosted by Complex Magazine (@ComplexMag). We sat down with the great and asked him “Who he is a fan of and who he’d like to work with?”, “If he’d work on Dr. Dre’s “Detox” album, “What he thinks about abstract/non-lyrical rappers?”, and more. Then he performed all his hit songs such as “Paid In Full”, “I Ain’t No Joke”, “Microphone Fiend”, “When IB On Tha Mic”, and more.


Jadakiss Interview With EME


Not only does The Elite Money Empire keep it official with the performances but they keep it trill with the interviews too. In the video below they interview Jadakiss at the EA Sports Challenge Series. Make sure you check out the performance here. Jada did his thing. Dope interview check it out below.

The Elite Money Empire (@EMETakeover) Presents to you: The Jadakiss’ (@Therealkiss) EA Sports (@EASports) Challenge Series Interview. Kiss spoke about his favorite EA Sports titles, if he would participate in a “Hip-Hop Gaming Championship” and rappers he has played. He also spoke about Chief Keef (@ChiefKeef), how Kanye West (@KanyeWest) got him on the “I Don’t Like(Remix)”, his latest mixtape “The Consignment”, and the “Top 5 Dead or Alive” album. Post-interview, he moved the crowd with songs such as “Can’t Stop Me”, The Champ Is Here”, “By Your Side”, “Knock Yourself Out”, “We Gonna Make It”, “Who’s Real” and “Why”. The EA Sports Challenge Series took place at Terminal 5 (@Terminal5) in NYC. Gamers competed in NHL 12, Madden NFL 12 and FIFA 12 for $1 Million Dollars in cash prizes. S/O to Virgin Gaming (@VirginGaming) for making this event happen.


Montreality Interview With Sway


Sway MTV VJ, Sway attends the 2009 UJA-Federation of New York Music Visionary Of The Year award luncheon at The Pierre Hotel on June 18, 2009 in New York, New York.

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It’s crazy to see Sway behind the camera for an interview but Montreality did it man. Im telling yall for real. They do this. Check it out below.

While out in NYC, Montreality interviewed Sway, here are the topics that were discussed:

– His story (0:25)
– The type of student he was at school (3:06
– Jobs he’s had as a teenager growing up (5:07)
– What he spent his 1st big paycheck on (7:15)
– The key to success (7:43)
– What he has in his pockets (8:11
– The many things he’s currently working on (8:53)

Stay tuned for Episode 2 of this Interview (Sway speaks about his Interviews with Tupac Shakur & Biggie Smalls, playing football with Eminem & more)




Teon Pierce hits us with his new Larry Arace directed visuals for his Sledgren produced track “Hangover” off that Coming Attractions mixtape.

The Track is smooth and the visuals are dope. Teons definitely doing his thing. And he reppin that NYC. Show the ni*ga some love man. Check it out below.

And be on the lookout for that EP

The Introduction Of Teon Pierce


One Way


NYC’s own Teon Pierce (formally known as exclusive) grabs Skeme and Crystal Caines for his first Cumatiks produced track under his new name. The track is definitely dope and deserves a good listen. Be on the lookout for his upcoming EP The Introduction Of Teon Pierce.

Click the pic for the stream and download

Below is his interview with GoodFellaMedia in which he explains the name change


You know you can’t have a Rock The Bells Concert without Nas. Nas tore it down with “Hate Me Now” and “If I Ruled The World” and many other songs.

Hate Me Now Performance

If I Ruled the World Feat. Lauryn Hill

Hate Me Now (Video) Directed by Hype Williams (1999) and Diddy doing his Diddy thing

If I Ruled The World (Video)

Two-Thirds of the Fugees perform one of there hits from back in the 90’s at Rock the Bells. It’s good to hear and see Ms. Hill again.

Ready or Not at Rock the Bells NYC 2011


Ready or Not (Original)- The Fugees