Aaron Klisman behind the lens, Mac Miller behind the blanket.

Damon Campbell Interviews Sam Lachow

Following his performance at Fountain Square in Cincinnati, Ohio as part of Self Diploma’s Summer Concert Series, I sat down with Seattle native Sam Lachow for what he called his “best interview” to date.

During which, the multifaceted rapper/producer/director and I discuss his family’s artistic background, his early beginnings as a member of ShankBone, writing movie reviews for his local newspaper as a child, and much, much more—but not before reciting the very first rap he ever wrote.

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Damon Campbell Interviews Hoodie Allen

While backstage at Fountain Square in Cincinnati, Ohio over the weekend for Self Diploma’s Summer Concert Series, I sat down with headlining act Hoodie Allen for an interview made possible by my previous interviewee, D-WHY.

“This kid is blowing my mind!” exclaimed the former Google employee, as we discussed freestyling for Little Brother when he was part of an events committee at UPenn that booked them for a show, putting a car on the roof of his high school as a senior prank (he was class president), having his first kiss at sleepway camp, and more.

“This was a fantastic interview,” he said. “I think people learned a lot about me that I didn’t want them to know…and…that’s perfect!”

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Haleema Khan Interviews Damon Campbell

Here’s a new Q&A I did with Haleema Khan for her website LVLPLATINUM. We talk about stories behind certain interviews, where I see myself in journalism, and more!

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Damon Campbell Interviewed on INDI 101′s Jammin Wit Jay

For those who missed it live, here’s my interview on INDI 101′s Jammin Wit Jay. We talk about comparisons, people I look up to, getting recognized at shows, reaching out to artists, Yeezus vs. Born Sinner, and more! Thanks to Tia and Jay for having me on the show!

S/O to D-WHY for hooking up my interview with Hoodie Allen! Here they are afterwards doing a drop for Self Diploma’s Emad Rashidi, who will be releasing a video recap of the show.