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Producers Talk Tracks On Eminem And Royce Da 5’9″ ‘s “Bad Meets Evil”

Bad Meets Evil ProducersThis is on MTV News. Apparently, some of the producers didn’t even know what their tracks were being submitted for, they just sent SHADY some tracks. They hadn’t announced Eminem’s and Royce Da 5’9 ‘s”BAD MEETS EVIL” yet. The producers (Mr. Porter, Havoc, Bangladesh, DJ Khalil) talk about their beats that they contributed which will end up on the project.

According to MTV News,

The idea for a Bad Meets Evil EP first came about while Porter and Royce were working on Royce’s solo album.

DAS EFX MOVIE “DEAD SERIOUS” (video)

Check out this classic interview of Das EFX put up by AlohaServedDaily. The duo talk about what they felt about a lot of other groups coming out with a similar style to theirs after they dropped their first few records. Das  EFX definitely were innovators. They are one of my favorite groups of all times. Enjoy.

One of the most creative rap artists around, Das Efx is the dawn of a new age in rap music…. Includes three clips for “They Want Efx,” “Mic Checka,” and “Straight Out the Sewer.” Also included are never before seen interviews with Dray and Skoob.

Pharoahe Monch: Reasons For W.A.R. (We Are Renegades)

Pharoahe Monch W.A.R.

Pharoah explains his album title (W.A.R. – We Are Renegades) and who the album was made for. He uses some 5 Percenter Mathematics to explain that the audience he is aiming for is the enlightened 5%. Shout out to RubyHornet.com for the video and info. Read more about Pharoahe Monch and his new album in the full feature, Pharoahe Monch: Exciting Times, exclusively at RubyHornet.com

LUPE FIASCO Cover Story Success (944 & XXL)


I picked up 944, a Fashion, Entertainment and Lifestyle magazine, in Vegas last week. It was “The Music Issue”.  It’s a great look and a great interview. Lupe talks about the making of his album Lasers and how he had a week of promo lined up, shows, interviews, etc. when he suddenly lost his voice. The doctor said he couldn’t talk for a week, to let his voice rest.

The first thing I thought was “Nice! Lupe got the cover.” Then I thought “The Source or XXL should give Lupe the cover. He deserves it.” When I landed back in New York, I saw the XXL Magazine with Lupe on the cover.

In the XXL Mag article, Lupe revealed that

” in 2009 Atlantic froze his budget on Lasers because they were unhappy with what they had heard so far of the album. The decision was crippling and Fiasco says caused him to contemplate suicide. … In the song “Beautiful Lasers,” from the disc, Lupe mentioned keeping a gun on his table. “That was literal,” he admits. “I own a ton of them.” (more…)