A few years ago, Young Guru said he wanted to teach at a university. Now he’s getting his chance this fall at USC’s (University of Southern California) Thornton Contemporary Music Division. As an an artist-in-residence, Guru will conduct lectures and help develop a degree program in music production. Read his Q&A with the LA Times after the jump.
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While giving FUSE a tour of his studio, Mr. Keaton shares his musical influences, favorite records from his collection, how he chooses them and recalls the time he toured with U2.
The folks over at HardKnockTV got Just Blaze and Young Guru to interview each other. Just speaks on his “Higher“, EDM and reflects on Dame Dash and those jerseys. Los Jets? Young Guru speaks on visualizing records before sampling, recalls the recording process of Jay-Z’s “Song Cry” and more. UPDATE: Pt. 2 below with Just Blaze and Young Guru reflecting on the early Roc-A-Fella days and their previous work.
Just Blaze and Young Guru had The Roseland Ballroom rocking last night during Red Bull’s Culture Clash competition. Guests included Freeway, Raekwon, Memphis Bleek, Wale, 2 Chainz, Styles P, Jadakiss and Pharaohe Monch. Check out footage above and below.
Although Young Guru’s currently on “Era Of The Engineer” Tour, he took time out to converse with Gavin Godfrey on CNN Radio. He spoke on his origins, working with Jay-Z and lecture series.
Young Guru went head-to-toe with Just Blaze today at the Empire Auto Space in Austin. During his set, he treated the SXSW audience to the remix of “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe” with Hov. Sounds dope so far. hhnm
Young Guru is partnering with Grammy U for his lecture series, Era Of The Engineer. The seminars kick off April 8th and will provide town hall discussions and in-studio sessions. Check out the remaining dates below.
Young Guru delivered his words of wisdom last fall during AES Weekend in San Francisco. In this recap, he speaks on the convention and its impact on the game. Short interview w/ legendary Hip-Hop Producer/Engineer Young Guru where he takes us through his weekend in San Francisco (Bay Area). From his lectures @ Pandora HQ & various AES Producer Panels to his conversations w/ the creator of BitTorrent, we get an inside look into the life of a legend and his […]
When Guru speaks, people listen. And last Fall, he had everyone’s attention at the Pop Tech speaker series in Camden, Maine. He spoke on hip-hop’s origins, influence, and music sampling. On a related note, Guru’s holding a contest to have a song engineered by him. You can find all pertinent information here.
Last night, Slaughterhouse, Freeway, Young Gunz, and Pharoahe Monch performed at The Well in Brooklyn. Here’s a recap of their individual performances courtesy of EMETakeover.