Tag Archives: New York

From the Vault: Sean Price (Random Axe)

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This week we celebrate the birthday of the late Sean Price. Sean was one of my favorite people to interview in Hip-Hop. He hated typical questions and his answers were off the wall and honest. When I booked my first … Continue reading

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Vic Spencer: The Ghost of Living

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One of the best lyricists in Hip-Hop currently is Chicago’s own Vic Spencer. His music is not reminiscent of Chicago’s drill scene or its conscious movement — Vic has his own lane. His rhymes are full of wit and depth, … Continue reading

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Billy Danze: 6 O’clock Briefing

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Nearly 25 years after entering the rap world one half of M.O.P. is going for dolo. Billy Danze is preparing for the release of his first solo album, which will be a little different from his Mash Out Posse work. … Continue reading

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Tone Chop & Frost Gamble: Veteran

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Tone Chop and Frost Gamble are veterans in Hip-Hop. The Binghamton, New York natives have worked together over the last two decades on each other’s projects, but never as a group. With Frost moving north of the border and Chop … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Supa Dave West

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The man who has been a significant contributor to the sound of De La Soul for the past sixteen years has been Supa Dave West. West, a Queens, New York native is the mastermind behind some of De La’s most … Continue reading

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Shabaam Sahdeeq & Fokis: Recognize Your Power

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Edo.G, Shabaam Sahdeeq, and Fokis are Hip-Hop veterans. Together they have nearly 60 years of experience in the business of rap. These three men know the importance of utilizing their abilities to reach their goals, and they want to spread … Continue reading

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From the Vault: DJ Premier

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The next installment of The Real Hip Hop.com’s From the Vault series features the greatest producer in the history of Hip-Hop, DJ Premier. The interview was conducted in February of 2010 during NBA All-Star Weekend in Dallas, Texas. Preem had … Continue reading

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Masta Ace: The Falling Season

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From the start of his music career Masta Ace has always pushed the creative envelope. His projects come across as more movies than albums. Ace beautifully intertwines beats and rhymes with stories that everyone can identify with. Ace’s latest release … Continue reading

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Ras Beats: Control Your Own

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Born in Denmark and raised in Queens, New York Ras Beats continues the East Coast tradition of making that old boom bap. His sample-based sound provides a feeling from a past era with a modern day appeal. Ras Beats’ work … Continue reading

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Introducing: The Higher Up

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New York natives Mark Scott and Kye Brewin are The Higher Up. Scott is an emcee with a slick and substantive delivery, Brewin is a producer with a sample-based boom bap sound. Together they make up one of the most … Continue reading

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