Large Professor visits Amoeba Records to browse through its vinyl collection. While browsing the crates and reflecting on titles from Gloria Gayner, Joe Walsh, and Paul Horn, Extra P also recalls some of the lessons that he learned his mentor Paul C such as digging with gloves, special record sleeves, and the importance of meticulousness … Read more
Robbie over at Unkut just dropped another gem as he interviews Large Professor to talk his departure from sampling during the release of 1st Class, the recent trend of releasing lost demo tapes, investing proper time in creative projects, proper vinyl care, and more. Notable Quote: "A lot of the true essence, a lotta the … Read more
Large Professor sits down with UGHH for an interview with topics ranging from the state of hip-hop, working with other producers, and chopping records for the first time.
QB producer Large Professor drops an interview and explains the title of his Main Source album, past projects, and Nas’ debut.
DJ Cypha Sounds and Peter Rosenberg tease us with clips from the upcoming Juan Epstein podcast featuring Large Professor talking about the production behind Rakim, Nas, and the influence of Paul C.
Sampling legend Large Professor talks about the difference in prodcution with his latest solo album Main Source and previous releases. We’re also taken into the studio, record library, and home setup. This is a video some production fans have waited years for! Respect to Z
Earwaks and Large Professor talk about changes within Hip-Hop, technology, and the change from analog to digital recording media. It’s interesting to hear his take on downloading, album leaks, and the digital distribution of music. Read The Full Interview
Inspired by our last post about the making of Illmatic, the timing seemed about right to look into one of the producers responsible for sculpting numerous classics. Large Professor sits down to talk about finding new creations in sampling, the best places to dig for records, unreleased albums, and his refusal to bow down to … Read more
Always yearning for nostalgia, here’s the making of a classic. Hopefully this will inspire some folks to make their own timeless compositions. This promo video for Nas’ Illmatic illustrates the making of the album utilizing stories from the producers involved with the project. Besides a 20 year old Nas, Highlights include a young DJ Premier, … Read more
Production legend Extra P talks about his favorite A Tribe Called Quest songs and Q-Tip’s tendency towards 3 bar loops.