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.
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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.
[vodpod id=Video.7263328&w=540&h=350&fv=] While out in the U.K., Young Guru linked up with DJ Semtex. Guru gives his co-sign to upstart Giggs and provides advice on international acts making it in America.
Sumit recently caught up with Young Guru across the pond for another interview. Mr. Keaton speaks on working with Jay Electronica and unreleased Jay-Z material. Give up the goods, Gu!
[vodpod id=Video.5818960&w=540&h=350&fv=config%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.realgravity.com%2Fcached%2Fapi%2Fstaticplayerxml%2Fc0e00780-d58f-012d-2afb-12313b079c51%2Fed0b4744397c1cdcc15eef879349a602000a%3Fembedded%3Dtrue] During SXSW, B.Dot wasn’t the only one who spoke with Young Guru. Mr. Keaton told Mikey Fresh that Ye & Jay’s Watch The Throne album is nearly complete as well as confirmed some of the producers on the project, and even hints at a upcoming Jay-Z project. “Right now, I’m really trying to get Jay and Kanye to hurry up and finish this Watch The Throne album because the world needs to hear it,” Guru tells VIBE during […]