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Jay Electronica Salutes Soulja Boy

[vodpod id=Video.3124390&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Dinstance%3Dnews%26amp%3Bvid%3D487550] While conversing with 1515, Jay Elect tips his hat to Soulja Boy Tell Em. “Like somebody would say Soulja Boy … you would say he’s not a lyricist, right? If you took a poll and said, ‘Is Soulja Boy a lyricist?’ People would say no, right? But it’s not the words, it’s energy of what he does that’s the lyrics. It’s not the lyrics — the energy of it is the connector. The energy of it is greater […]

The Making Of Lil Wayne’s “Drop The World” Beat

[vodpod id=Video.3122012&w=425&h=350&fv=clip_id%3D9748838%26server%3Dvimeo.com%26autoplay%3D0%26fullscreen%3D1%26md5%3D0%26show_portrait%3D0%26show_title%3D0%26show_byline%3D0%26context%3Duser%3A1915286%26context_id%3D%26force_embed%3D0%26multimoog%3D%26color%3D00ADEF%26force_info%3Dundefined] Hit-Boy and Chase N. Cashe, the producers behind the best track on Lil Wayne’s Rebirth, speak on how the track got into Weezy’s hands and then, deconstruct the instrumental. Respect: Brian Washington

The Making Of Fat Joe’s “The Darkside” (Pt.2)

[vodpod id=Video.3120845&w=425&h=350&fv=] Back in the lab with Cool & Dre in Miami, Joey continues to cook up material for his next LP. We see you Scoop Deville. Here Joey says he just received a track with Kells and teases us with another track. Of the few seconds of what was played, it already sounds sick. Get your ropes and razor blades ready. RTNY Previously: Part 1