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.
The legendary Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth speak on their seminal track, “T.R.O.Y.”. Additional commentary from Special Ed, Dante Ross, Jarobi of ATCQ, Talib Kweli, and more.
Check out ILL BILL as he discusses working with the legendary DJ Premier, Pete Rock and Large Professor on his new album The Grimy Awards.
Two records from Troy Ave Presents BSB, the street album.
Pete Rock and Joey Bada$$ share a studio session, for Joey’s upcoming full-length LP.
Two heavy hitters in the hip-hop game, turn it up in the city for their brand new video and audio collaboration.
Producer Pete Rock joins the First Take debate desk to talk Kobe Bryant and the Lakers with Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless.
Canarsie, Brooklyn native Ill Bill, keystone of critically-lauded luminaries Non Phixion and prolific solo artist in his own right, announces the release of his most personal and realized album to date, The Grimy Awards, slated to drop February 26th on Uncle Howie/Fat Beats. Tangential and biographic, the album sees Bill addressing the formative touchstones of [cont.]
Mini doc on the Soul Brother #1, where he discuses collaborating with Kanye and Jay-Z, the work of J. Dilla and Large Professor, and Heavy D’s passing.
“Ask About Me” is the first single from CL Smooth’s upcoming LP, The Emancipation of Corey Penn. This isn’t produced by Pete Rock, but honestly sounds just as good.
Backpacker’s wet dream! Robert Glasper taps some of the hip-hop finest for his Black Radio Recovered Remix EP. The first two tracks have been leaked, with an as-of-yet-unveiled collabo with ?uestlove also included in the collection.
Covering a mix of soul, funk, and hip-hop, independent label Delicious Vinyl is responsible for the careers of The Pharcyde, Tone Loc, and Brand New Heavies just to name a few. Formed in 1987, the record label is still around today shaping up and comers Casey Veggies and Dom Kennedy. This year marks the label’s [cont.]
Crate Diggers profiles people with extraordinary vinyl record collections, with owners displaying and telling the stories behind their collections. In this episode Pete Rock, the legendary DJ and producer for rappers like Nas, Notorious B.I.G, and members of the Wu-Tang Clan, talks about his early days with cousin Heavy D, his love of funk, and [cont.]
Lupe Fiasco speaks with Sway In The Morning, sounding off on Pete Rock and the situation behind his sampling of “T.R.O.Y.” for his new single.
“The storm is over and it’s time to move on,” says iconic Hip Hop producer Pete Rock. After two and a half days of heated discussion and debates within the Hip Hop community about Lupe Fiasco’s remake of Pete Rock’s classic Hip Hop song (T.R.O.Y. / They Reminisce Over You), the legendary producer gives a [cont.]
Lupe Fiasco talks with WGCI’s Tony Sculfield and the Morning Riot about Food and Liquor 2, Pete Rock, the youth movement in Chicago rap, and lessons he’s learned from speaking his mind.
First visual from 38 Spesh’s upcoming project “Time Served,” Presented By DJ Green Lantern. The video features cameos from Julito McCullum (Namon from “The Wire”), Lemon Anderson (“Inside Man,”) DJ Green Lantern, DJ Premier, DJ Kay Slay, Uncle Murda, and Delianna Ureana. Directed by Dawud Gaston.
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