From 90's classics that went platinum (Boot Camp Clik, Heltah Skeltah, etc), to modern classics that went platinum (Young M.A. "Ooh") we spoke to the genius behind the scenes - CEO & Co-Founder of Duck Down Records. Lots of jewels dropped, like how to maneuver in today's music industry climate, the importance of social media, creating a direct relationship with the artist to get more placements & so much more. With 20+ years in the game, there's so much perspective here that we can all learn from.
On today's #EverydayStruggle, legendary producer 9th Wonder joined Joe Budden, DJ Akademiks, and Nadeska to talk about a wide variety of rap news, including what the group thinks are Kendrick Lamar's best verses, some commentary on Bow Wow's latest fuckery, and much more. The crew also broke down Migos saying that they plan to be around for 20 years in the game and debated about what is real longevity in rap.
This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Tek , one half of the legendary group Smif-N-Wessun joins Tim from Brooklyn, New York. The two discuss the purpose of Hip Hop culture and Rap music, his solo and group career, working with Pete Rock, Sean Price's impact and his own must have music.