A few weeks ago, Al Lindstrom rounded up yours truly, Combat Jack, Jayson Rodriguez, Jeff Sledge, Joe La Puma, and Neil Ceaser for his annual year-end recap. In this clip, we debated on the 2011 rookie of the year. The criteria was: “The artist who had the biggest breakout year”. Agree or disagree with our selections? Speak your piece in the comments.
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Al Lindstrom pulled up a chair for an interview with DJ and engineer, Young Guru. In the first installment, Guru spoke on his current role with The Roc, Watch The Throne, J.Cole, and Jay Electronica’s long-awaited album.
Al Lindstrom picks journalist Shaheem Reid’s brain for his latest feature. He speaks on the creation of MTV’s Hottest MC list and how its grown today. After the jump you can check out some bonus footage where Sha discusses the creation of Mixtape Monday.
[vodpod id=Video.7239816&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Bonsu Thompson continues his conversation with Al Lindstrom and speaks on his apprehensiveness on working with The Source and recruiting Combat Jack to his Mind Squad.
Not only is Bonsu Thompson, the Editor-In-Chief of The Source, he’s also the guy that gave me my biggest break. Long story, read about it here. Anyway for Al Lindstrom’s series, Bezo speaks on his early years at XXL and YN’s mission to overthrow The Source.
[vodpod id=Video.5875711&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] In the third and final installment of Al Lindstrom’s feature with Sway, Mr. Calloway speaks on his relationship with Saigon and singer Tyrese. Previously: Part 1 | Part 2
Al returns with two more viral testimonials from Elliott, Angela Yee and friends on hip-hop’s Rookie of The Year and 6th Man. Interesting choices to say the least. Let the great debates begin. Previously: Al Lindstrom 2010 Most Improved MC