The Birth Of Def Jam

The Birth Of Def Jam
with Rick Rubin
In this Rolling Stone interview, Def Jam founder and legendary producer Rick Rubin returns to the New York University dorm room where his career began in the early 1980s and reminisces about the birth of hip hop. Along with Russell Simmons, Rubin is the founder of Def Jam Records and also established American Recordings. With [...]

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Common Explains the New Video

Common Explains the New Video
Kingdom: Directed by Hype Williams
About a week ago, Common graced us with the release of his new single “Kingdom” off his upcoming album, Nobody’s Smiling, and the feedback has been nothing less than superb. Many hip-hop supporters have grown tired of the state of today’s hip-hop music, but it seems that this particular song has generated some [...]

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It’s Yours – T La Rock

It’s Yours – T La Rock
30esimo Anniversario
È un pomeriggio di settembre del 2006 nel quartiere di Washington Heights ad Harlem. Nell’appartamento al primo piano di un project identico a quelli che caratterizzano diversi isolati in quest’area si trova uno studio di registrazione con diversi campionatori, drum machine e tastiere che appartengono a un tempo passato. Il [...]

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