Think B.I.G. mini-series portrays 5 Hip Hop creators who have impacted the culture.
Their 4th episode features Philippe Zdar of the group Cassius, famously sampled by Kanye/Jay-Z for the song “Why I Love You” from their “Watch The Throne” album.
The Grammy-Awarded producer is one of today’s most in demand engineers. His secret? Being down with The Prince (Paul).
Yesterday, we gave you a teaser of what New York City rap-maven Nina B was capable of with her track “How Y’all Want It”. Today the up-and-comer adds to URB’s legacy of engaging an artist’s influence and taking a personal look into how certain music has shaped Nina B in this very day and age. With that said, we’ll give Nina the floor, and let her give you her top five tracks, post jump.
We might be nicely settled into 2012, but that doesn’t mean there’s not room for one more Best of 2011 list, especially when that list comes from DJ Premier. Of course, like all vinyl junkies, Preemo doesn’t actually stick to the assigned 25. How many of these Premier-approved records did you check last year?
WeStoleTheShow spent some time with Hot 97 host and DJ Peter Rosenberg to ask him about how he got started in the industry, how the idea for “Generation Next” came about, what it was like to premier the Doom and Ghost Face track “Victory Laps” on the radio. Lastly Rosenberg touched on the experience of having Eminem and Jay-Z on podcast. For those interested in more on Rosenberg check out his site RosenbergRadio.com and follow him on twitter @Rosenbergradio .