NATE PARKER Q&A FOR THE BIRTH OF A NATION

NATE PARKER Q&A FOR THE BIRTH OF A NATION

I traveled to the Toronto Film Festival in Canada to take part in an advance screening of new film The Birth of a Nation and take part in a Q&A with its director and star Nate Parker. The film tells the tale of Nat Turner, a slave turned revolutionary who led an 1831 rebellion of slaves and free blacks in Virginia. The horrors of slavery are evident in the movie but the thing I found myself really horrified by...

THE GAME & DEVI TALK NEW TV SHOW AND ALBUM

THE GAME & DEVI TALK NEW TV SHOW AND ALBUM

Sitting down with The Game is always a hilarious time! Between telling him I was gonna fix him up so he can finally take a walk down the aisle (half joking half serious) and him calling my wedding ring "The Beyonce Ring" we chatted about his recent studio sessions with Kanye, Nas and Scott Storch plus his drive behind creating the A&E docu-series Streets Of Compton

COCA COLA + DEVI TEAM UP FOR MARCH MADNESS

COCA COLA + DEVI TEAM UP FOR MARCH MADNESS

The NCAA Final Four took over Houston this year, and with it came the March Madness Music Festival! My friends at Coca Cola hit me up to conduct some fun interviews with pop star Jason Derulo and uber talented emerging artist Conrad Sewell for their new Taste The Feeling campaign. After conversing with the guys I made my way to the performance stage in Discovery Green to see Kendrick Lamar...

DEVI IN THE SOURCE #POWER30 ISSUE!

DEVI IN THE SOURCE #POWER30 ISSUE!

Much love to The Source Magazine for recognizing me in their annual Power 30 issue again this year! I absolutely LOVE what I do so to be featured as one of the top 30 radio personalities in the entire country is a great feeling. I often get asked why I got into radio. The assumption is usually that its all about the celebs and interviews and the "cool" factor of it. And yeah...all that is definitely fun and can be exciting...but ...

BIG SEAN X DEVI DEV: WHY HE LOVES BEING SINGLE & MEDITATING

BIG SEAN X DEVI DEV: WHY HE LOVES BEING SINGLE & MEDITATING

This past weekend while at the Woodlands Pavilion for J.Cole's sold out #ForestHillsDriveTour, I had the chance to sit down with the extremely genuine and talented Big Sean for an impromptu interview! Aside from several run in's over the years, can you believe this was my very first time interviewing the Finally Famous emcee?! We talked about A LOT in a few minutes.  Below he shares 3 reasons he's happy to be single (starting with ...

RICK ROSS X Devi Dev: New Album, Pear & Big Business!

RICK ROSS X Devi Dev: New Album, Pear & Big Business!

The Bawse Rick Ross dropped by the station this week to plug his upcoming album Hood Billionaire. The last time Ross and I sat down for an interview I ended up getting featured in an Illuminati DVD, but thats a story for another time. Ha! We chopped it up about his favorite records on the upcoming album, why is musical ear is so good (He says it's second only to Quincy Jones), his weightloss (shout out to pear!)...

Devi Launches New Community Show On 93.7 The Beat and iHeartRadio!

Devi Launches New Community Show On 93.7 The Beat and iHeartRadio!

One of the biggest reasons I believe I fell into the career path that I am in is because of my passion for people. I love people. I love connecting. Hearing, telling and sharing experiences. When I was on the radio at 93.5 KDAY in Los Angeles, one of my favorite things I did aside from interviewing entertainers and doing events was the community show I hosted. While I was the community action director for the station we were able to ...

KENDRICK LAMAR TALKS TO DEVI DEV: Release date and Self Worth

KENDRICK LAMAR TALKS TO DEVI DEV: Release date and Self Worth

While on his promo run this week for new single and video "i", Kendrick Lamar dropped in on me and shared a few gems!   This interview is really a bird's eye view into his thought process in shaping his upcoming album.    Saying that he has dealt with and still deals with depression, Kendrick says what more black men need to have is "Self worth", sharing... "We were taught to live the lifestyle of negativity but…we all are ...