Masta Ace talks to WatchLOUD.com about his 1995 album “Sittin On Chrome” and how it challenged the “East vs West” beef at the time.
SELMA DIRECTOR AVA DUVERNAY REVEALS HIP HOP ROOTS IN CONVERSATION WITH Q-TIP AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL
For those that still think Hip Hop is just music, this Q-Tip interview with Selma director Ava DuVernay at the Tribeca Film Festival should help alter your perspective. The one hour discussion is extremely informative but you may get a kick out of DuVernay discussing her roots as an emcee and a poet. The duo also discuss being Black in America, Hollywood’s perceptions of Black entertainers, and more.
REVOLT has put together a intriguing documentary on the making of Kendrick Lamar’s album as told by the producers who created the sound. Entering The Cocoon grabs Terrace Martin, Digi+Phonics’ Tae Beast, Sounwave and engineer MixedByAli to give insight on how the album’s soundscape was crafted. Definitely something you must watch if you enjoyed the album.
Alchemist produces this track for Mobb Deep/Infamous Mobb’s Twin Gambino to talk about his life struggles and pushing through them.
Kendrick Lamar sat down with Mass Appeal to break down the artwork of To Pimp A Butterfly.
The legendary Scarface hits Toca Tuesdays and blesses the Gang Starr classic “Betrayal” with a verse from “Look Into My Eyes.” The results are magnificent.
DJ Premier visits the Kremlin during his recent trip to Moscow for a Boiler Room performance. Preem also speaks on all the places hip-hop has brought him and the rest of the Gang Starr Foundation; Guru, Group Home, Jeru the Damaja, and Big Shug.
Directed by Jay Brown & Zack Kashkett, Pete reconstructs the beat for the video while taking a moment to reflect out in the NYC streets. Off of Pete Rock’s upcoming Petestrumentals 2, which drops on June 23rd.
Yet another comic book-style visual from Ghost’s 36 Seasons album that features the lyrically inclined Pharoahe Monch trading bars with the Wu Tang member.
Pro Era producer and emcee Kirk Knight gets down with the good folks at Mass Appeal for a little Rhythm Roulette.
For this episode of Rhythm Roulette, we got up with Pro Era producer and emcee Kirk Knight at Generation Records. Kirk’s three random record selections: John Denver and The Muppets: A Christmas Together, the soundtrack for the movie Exodus, and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Flower Drum Song. Kirk chose Exodus and a bit of Flower Drum Song to work with and created something for y’all to listen to.