Elliott Wilson Talks Influences, Building XXL & Digital Hip-Hop Media

Elliott Wilson Blueprint interview

Hip-hop veteran Elliott Wilson has been on the media side of hip-hop for decades, from XXL to RapRadar to Tidal.

With so much experience in the game, he sits down for an episode of Complex’s series “Blueprint” to recall his journey and how things played out in his career.

During the video, Wilson discusses his early influences in journalism, a a tense standoff with Benzino as editor-in-chief of XXL, founding Rap Radar, and becoming the director of hip-hop culture and content for Tidal.