From the new album, After All These Years, which will hit September 9th, 2014. Guests include Chuck D, Camp Lo, Guilty Simpson, Special Teamz, jazz great Walter Beasley, with production by Pete Rock, 9th Wonder, Marco Polo, Vanderslice, and Explizit One.
The long-awaited Diamond D’s long-awaited The Diam Piece hits September 30th.
It’s no secret that James Brown, The GodFather of Soul has been a major influence on Pete Rock; arguably the most Soulful hip hop musician of all time. As James Brown’s highly anticipated Biopic “Get On Up” premieres today, Pete Rock reflects on his meeting with his hero. “When I met James Brown, I think [cont.]
The renowned producer attributes his creativity to another legend: “I was musically charged, man. I had some adrenaline going on then. I’m serious, ever since I — I think after I met James Brown as a kid. I was seven years old,” says Pete Rock. “I wasn’t the same since.” The man who made “T.R.O.Y.” [cont.]
Combat Jack: “From Run-DMC to Kanye West, Soul Brother No. 1 been the go to guy to to make classic material. On top of that, how many countless producers he inspired, from legends like J Dilla and Kanye West to innovators like Madlib? #NeverForget the rap giants he helped birth, like NaS, and the Notorious [cont.]
Mac Miller delivers two late night leaks of tracks from the Watching Movies With The Sound Off recording sessions. “Movies we didn’t watch,” he writes.
DJ Nu-Mark, Cut Chemist, Ben Blackwell, Z-Trip, Egon, Pete Rock, Just Blaze, Da Beatminerz, and more talk about some of their best finds for a special Record Store Day edition of Crate Diggers.
The Soul Brother #1 pays tribute to great Roy Ayers on this just under 40-minute run through of classics. Produced in conjunction with the 503 Collective t-shirt pictured above, available now (along with some other dope designs) at http://pete-rock.myshopify.com/.
Ten years after its initial & highly slept-on release, Fat Beats Records & Frozen Files are proud to present the first-ever reissue of UN Or U Out, the classic debut album from The UN. Consisting of Roc Marciano, Dino Brave, Mike Raw, and Laku, the UN first emerged on Pete Rock’s 2001 Petestrumentals album, a [cont.]
From the forthcoming Jamla Is The Squad compilation, hosted by Statik Selektah from 1/28/14.
Thisis50 & Young Jack Thriller recently spoke with DJ Premier & Pete Rock for an exclusive interview. DJ Premier addresses people not giving their all on the BET Cyphers, and talks about all of the upcoming projects he is working on, and confirms the collaborative LP with Pete Rock is still coming
Unreleased Roc Marciano track produced by Pete Rock, as heard on DJ Premier’s Live From Headqcourterz radio show.
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth the critically acclaimed Hip-Hop duo have announced their plans for a 25-city US & Canadian Tour. The group who emerged onto the music scene in the early 90’s with their debut EP, “All Souled Out” released three studio projects together; their later work included the release of their classic LP [cont.]
Heather B holds it down at Sway In The Morning, as Pete Rock and Camp Lo sit in to talk about their new project, 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s Pt. 2, and perform a few classics.
Two indelible 90′s rap classics are explored in-depth for Complex’s new Magnum Opus series, as the artists themselves, along with various producers, rappers, and industry figures tell the stories behind these two classic tracks.
Pete Rock and Camp Lo sit in Cipha Sounds and Peter Rosenberg, to speak on their new mixtape project, 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s.
Pete Rock and Camp Lo deliver the follow-up to their 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s mixtape, with the second volume in the series, combining 26 tracks of Camp Lo vocals over Pete Rock beats. Guest verses from Ab-Soul, Talib Kweli, M.O.P., Uncle Murda, Mac Miller, Tyler Woods, and Pete Rock himself. Download Mixtape
Another one from the July 30th release, 80 Blocks From Tiffanys Pt II.
From 80 Blocks From Tiffanys Pt. 2, hitting July 30th.
Hip-Hop is far from “dead.” Whether it’s underground, indie or even mainstream, Hip Hop continues to evolve while reviving its original essence. The Revival is a web series that features just that, Hip Hop’s revival. The MC Media Group, in collaboration w/ Daybreak Media, premiere Episode 01 with the legendary, Pete Rock.
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