Apparently the next issue of XXL is paying homage to the house Russell and Rick built. Holdin’ down the West Coast, Warren G spills the beans on his fellow cover co-stars. Previously: Triple C’s Cover Nov. XXL? | Jazzy Jeff vs. LL Cool J’s “Rock The Bells”
This wasn’t even my interview, but I couldn’t help but eavesdrop. Here Flav spares a couple minutes with a reporter from The NY Post. The significance you ask? Well, on the Public Enemy album Apocalypse ’91: The Enemy Strikes Black, PE recorded the diss track, “A Letter To The NY Post”. Doubt Mr. Murdoch got the message.
As YN stated, last night was the taping of VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in NY. This year, Def Jam was honored for its 25 years of operation. Before the ceremony, I caught DMX on the red carpet. He is often credited for changing—or as Jay-Z puts it, “DMXing the game” with his 1998 debut album It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot. Briefly, X speaks on how he intended on shaking things up.
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Producer Jermaine speaks on his weapons of choice. He says he uses an ASR-X Pro beat machine but switched to Reason. Next on his to-do list: Logic. Sorry, but I’m lost in translation. Has Guru started teaching yet? Props: SRD
So Freddie Gibbs, we meet at last. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been hearing good things about your mixtape, Midwestgangstaboxframecadillacmuzik. After much procrastination, I gave it a listen and was impressed by it’s Midwest swing. With that said, here are some stills from his new video featuring P-I-Double L. Still not convinced? Then check out the song below. Thanks: Andrew
Here’s a snippet of Mr. Carter sharin’ his gift with the Queen of all Media. MC Oprah? Naw, we’ll never be on that. Showtime tmw 4 pm EST. Finally! Props: Roc 4 Life