Interview: Chris Conway.
Engineer's resume is crazy loco bananas: The Beatnuts, Eminem, Kool G Rap & DJ Polo, DITC, Kanye West, Common, Ludacris, R.A. The Rugged and many, many, many (and many) others. Some great insight into Em's studio work ethic, from various tricks he uses in the booth to him writing "Stan.' Also, Chris shares memories of Big L and the rest of the Diggin' In The Crates crew. By Andreas.
[ Other Sounds ]
PNB NATION PART 1.
How many y'all remember PNB? "Post No Bills?" "Please No Bacon?" etcetera, etcetera. A look back at the early, influential streetwear brand founded by graf artists, featuring interviews with BLUSTER, BRUE, WEST, ZULU and SUNG. By "Hawaii" Mike.
[ LTD Magazine ]
The Alchemist Tells All: The Stories Behind His Classic Records (Part 1).
ALC reminisces about paying dues (i.e., carrying Everlast's bags on tour), smokin' copious amounts of the ganja with The Artist Formerly Known As Snoop Dogg, and soakin' in industry gems from the late Chris Lighty. By Insanul Ahmed.
[ Complex ]
The 20 Best Prince Songs You've Never Heard.
The Purple One's slept-on numbers. (Not slept on if you a Prince fanatic — y'all crazy thorough).
[ The Guardian ]