Q-Tip Interview: The Renaissance & Production Legacy

Bonafide legend Q-Tip talks about the upcoming release of his solo album entitled The Renaissance.  While mostly covering the history of his career with A Tribe Called Quest, solo ventures, label misteps, and the circumstances leading up to his upcoming release, there’s some very insightful commentary from Pharrell and Santogold regarding his legacy as a … Read more

Vinyl Giveaway w/ KRS One, Common, and Q-Tip

It’s about that time for another vinyl giveaway… this time we’re gonna hit off (2) lucky readers each with an exclusive, limited edition copy of the Smirnoff Signature Mix Series featuring KRS One, Common, and Q-Tip. Smirnoff Signature Mix Series Vinyl: "Criminal Minded ’08" – KRS One (Produced by DJ Premier) "The Light ’08" – … Read more

Throwback Production Video: Making of Illmatic

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