While in London, Sumit caught up with Elzhi. Outside the Bape store in London, the rapper speaks on how the concept for Elmatic was born. The rapper also talks about Detroit Hip Hop. Sumit and Elzhi also speak on why Royce Da 5’9″ was chosen to be AZ in “Life’s A Bitch”. Elzhi reveals he [cont.]
AHH speaks with Camp-Lo about the original Ski Beatz demo of “Feelin’ It”, which later would be used for Jay-Z’s Reasonable Doubt LP.
From the Monumental LP, dropping June 28th on Duck Down.
First video from Camp Lo and Pete Rock’s forthcoming collaborative effort, 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s. Court Dunn in the director’s chair.
Camp Lo and Pete Rock teamed to form a group called 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s, releasing a pre-album mixtape a few weeks back. This cut, which borrows the beat from Pete Rock and CL’s “Back On The Block” appeared on the tape, now remixed featuring Planet Asia. LISTEN: 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s – “On Ice [cont.]
K.R.I.T. speaks with the F.O.K.U.S. Radio crew about the release of ReturnOf4Eva, and also weighs in on who some of his favorite producers are.
Pete Rock explains why DJ Premier, the Alchemist, J Dilla, Madlib, Nottz (and Dre) are his picks.
Inside look at Pete Rock & Smif N Wessun finalizing their album, Monumental, in stores June 28th. Stay tuned to see Pete Rock take fans through an in-depth session on how he mixed the title track off the project.
Trackstar The DJ and DJ Mark Divita put together this mixtape in honor of Pete Rock and Camp Lo’s forthcoming 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s collaborative project. This does include some tracks from the upcoming album, as well as a series of classic blends of Pete Rock beats and Lo-Wah acapellas. Camp Lo & Pete Rock [cont.]
Pete Rock is one of the busiest producers as of late, with several projects on deck. Just announced and certainly unexpected is the 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s supergroup, consisting of himself and Camp Lo. The project will manifest as an album, but first a mixtape of Camp Lo and Pete Rock blends, which will also [cont.]
Pete Rock and DJ Premier sit down for an hour to discuss a multitude of topics, while on tour together in Japan.
Consequence pokes fun at Jay Electronica’s “Shiny Suit Theory” by utilizing the first instrumental to rock this sample, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth’s “I Got A Love”. Taken from Movies On Demand 2, dropping soon. Consequence – “Suit & Tie Theory” (MP3)
Cypress Hill drops one more video from their Rise Up LP, with Pete Rock on the boards. Directed by Tim Mcgurr / 13thWitness.
Digga delivers this nice little extra with the Soul Brother #1 on the beat. Rah Digga – “My Joy” (feat. Curtis Mayfield; prod. by Pete Rock) (MP3)
Dee V’s abrasive interview style lives on, questioning Soul Brother numero uno.
Legendary producer Pete Rock joins Will 2 B on AllHipHop Radio, speaking about Kanye & Jay-Z, what his next project is, and what makes him relevant in the music industry.
In the above interview with Vibe, Pete Rock reveals that “The Joy”, which he produced for Kanye West is from 1997. That’s what heads like to refer to as “classic hip-hop”.
This one’s a fireball. LISTEN: Kanye West – “The Joy” (feat. Pete Rock, Jay-Z, Charlie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield and Kid Cudi) (MP3) Kanye West – “The Joy” (feat. Pete Rock, Jay-Z, Charlie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield and Kid Cudi) (MP3)
It’s a little strange that Jay-Z has never collaborated with Pete Rock, isn’t it? At least not legally. There was ONE instance where the two collaborated, and that was for Pete’s Future Flavors radio show that found Jigga rhyming over a track from the Chocolate Boy Wonder, around the release of In My Lifetime. Billboard [cont.]
Pete Rock spoke on Twitter this morning “very excited” about the Pete Rock Vs. DJ Premier album, stating “It’s official”. Who’s putting it out? It’s unknown, but there’s a curious line in those tweets that reads “Big Up Kanye West”. Wouldn’t that be G.O.O.D.?
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