(Art: Jenn Kovachik )
Combat Jack says: From Run-DMC to Kanye West, Soul Brother No. 1 has been the go-to-guy to make classic material. On top of that, how many countless producers has he inspired — from legends like J Dilla and Kanye West to innovators like Madlib? #NeverForget the rap giants he helped birth, like NaS, and the Notorious B.I.G. [On this episode], Pete talks being raised by mentor/family member, the late, great Heavy D, and being encouraged to rap by Grand Puba; [plus] the true soul that went into producing “They Reminisce Over You,” and the uncredited classic hits you know, but didn’t know was a Pete Rock production. Another session of rap history is in effect Pull up a seat and learn about your culture.