Talib Kweli "Heads Up Eyes Open" Beat Breakdown w/ J. Rhodes
In the first volume of “A Producers Life” Award winning producer J.Rhodes goes behind the creation of the beat. He also goes in-depth on some of the untold events & behind the scene stories that breathe even more life into the track. The end result was the song “Heads Up Eyes Open” by Talib Kweli, featuring the Bawse himself Rick Ross, & songstress Yummy Bingham. Instant classics don’t just happen instantly, they are bred over time.
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.