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Young Guru Joins USC Faculty
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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.

Young Guru Interviews Just Blaze

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.

Young Guru At AES Weekend

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 […]

Young Guru Lecture At Pop Tech 2012

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.

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