Pete Rock

Pete Rock Talks Music, History, and Respect

Respect to 247HH for dropping this fresh gem of Pete Rock discussing his earliest taste of Hip-Hop, favorite creations, and the importance of having respect for music.  Just hearing Pete Rock talk about the records and samplers is enough to get any producer inspired to make something great. Shouts to forum member Kick Rocks for … Read more

Pete Rock Day – NY’s Finest Promo Video

In honor the upcoming release of NYs Finest and my failed attempt to get Cubs opening day tickets, its officially Pete Rock day over here at Crate Kings! Just in case you missed it, here’s a quick promo video which was released a little while back featuring various established producers commenting on the significance of … Read more

Pete Rock NY’s Finest Review

Back towards the end of 2007 I felt very optimistic about the prospects for Hip-Hop in the New Year.  As a matter of fact I still do, especially when looking forward to hearing Pete Rocks latest release NY’s Finest.  I’m sure that I wasn’t the only fan anxiously awaiting the return of the PR, so … Read more

Young Guru & Pete Rock Talk About Audio Harmonics

The rule for learning about Hip-Hop production is pretty much this: When Pete Rock speaks, you better listen. In this interview with Remix Magazine, Pete Rock talks about the importance of harmonics, the overuse of compression, and reveals a few tricks such as pre-eq’ing audio before sampling. Read The Interview I’d also like to mention … Read more