Everyone’s favorite engineer appeared on Chicago’s a.m. drive, Tony Sculfield and the Morning Riot. Guru spoke on last night’s show, chemistry with Jay-Z, and the state of hip-hop.
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[vodpod id=Video.15608108&w=540&h=350&fv=] Mr. Keaton was over in Spain last week and spoke at the Red Bull Academy. The lecture is over two hours long, so pull up chair and grab a Snickers.
[vodpod id=Video.15573948&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Continuing his conversation, Guru speaks on the success of J.Cole’s debut album and Watch The Throne‘s sales strategy. Hey, if it makes dollars, it makes sense. al lindstrom
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.
Jay Electronica’s back in the city and stopped by Stadium Red last night with Young Guru, Just Blaze and Just’s engineer, Andy. Hopefully this means Act II is coming real soon.
[vodpod id=Video.15472004&w=540&h=350&fv=videoId%3D1187345357001%26linkBaseURL%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.xxlmag.com%252Fvideo%252F2011%252F09%252Fstalley-talks-to-xxl-about-signing-to-maybach-music-group-video%252F%26playerID%3D735056479001%26playerKey%3DAQ%7E%7E%2CAAAAj36EHhk%7E%2C2pR1tWM5uVhnbSj–UUJCXbI03wJZIun%26domain%3Dembed%26dynamicStreaming%3Dtrue] Now that the ink is officially dry, Stalley tells XXL how his deal with Maybach Music Group came to fruition and reveals that Young Guru is mixing the re-release of Lincoln Way Nights due November 1st.
Guru always said he wanted to teach college. And recently, he got his first taste at it while at the SAE Institute in NYC. Here’s a recap of him explaining how he broke into the game and his work on Jay-Z’s The Blueprint.
For a second time, Sumit conversed with DJ, engineer, and producer Young Guru. This time Mr. Keaton reflected on his days with Bad Boy’s Hitmen, The Throne’s “Otis” video, favorite Watch The Throne tracks, defending 9th Wonder and losing to Just Blaze in a DJ battle.
A screening was held in NYC last night for 9th Wonder’s documentary, The Wonder Year. Presented by LRG and directed by Kenneth Price, the film chronicles 9th’s formative years up to now. Here’s footage from the event shot on the Rebel T2i. Young Guru gives his reaction of the film after the jump. Shouts to Dark Nyte.
Minutes before the curtain dropped last night at the Roseland Ballroom, Memphis Bleek, The Roc Boys orchestra, Swizz Beatz, and DJ Franzen were in the dressing room watching the Heat vs. Bulls game on a Mac Book Pro. No TV, no problem. If you couldn’t make it to the show, here’s a couple of miscellaneous clips from behind the stage.