(O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 11.12.16

(Photo: Zach Gross)

Waves Don’t Die: Behind The Making of A Tribe Called Quest’s Curtain Call.
First hand account of the creation of We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service. By Noah Callahan-Bever
[Complex]

More ATCQ coverage:
Articles & interviews by Lakin Starling, Prince Paul, Monie Love, Dinco D, DJ Rasta Root, Dallas Penn, Ebro Darden, Miles Marshall Lewis, Kevin Powell
[FADER]
[OKP]
[Beats 1]
[NPR]
[Complex]

Ice Cube’s 1991 Classic Death Certificate Is Still a “Cultural Molotov Cocktail.”
“It’s intelligent and ignorant, problematic and powerful, filled with brilliant narratives and uncorked poison.” By Jeff Weiss
[LA Weekly]

Lil Kim Shares Untold Stories About the Making of Her Debut Album Hard Core.
“I never had any idea that my first album would do as good as it did. I had no idea of what went on in the business side. I was just a little kid just trying to enjoy my teenage life.” By Georgette Cline
[XXL]

Obit: Mr. 3-2 Shot & Killed In Southwest Houston.
Influential self-proclaimed Governor of Texas and former member of the Rap-A-Lot group the Convicts dead at age 44. R.I.P. By Brandon Caldwell
[Day & A Dream & ABC]

VICE Autobiographies: Just Blaze (VIDEO).
Producer talks longevity in the game.
[go90]

Book: No Half Steppin’: An Oral and Pictorial History of New York City Club the Latin Quarter and the Birth of Hip-Hop’s Golden Era.
New book by Claude “Paradise” Gray (X-Clan) & Giuseppe “u.net” Pipitone featuring interviews with Special K,Teddy Tedd, KRS-One, MC Shan, Eric B., DJ Kool Red Alert, Fab 5 Freddy, Just-Ice, Positive K, DJ Clark Kent, Kid, Dana Dane, TR Love, MC Serch, Chuck D, Grand Puba, Sadat X, Pete Nice, Prince Paul, Kurtis Blow, Mike Gee, Daddy-O, Wise, Ced Gee, Big Daddy Kane, Queen Latifah, Kool G Rap, and more.
[Wax Poetics]

The Best Rappers On Earth…That Month.
That moment in time when a certain rapper seemed invincible. By Robbie Ettelson
[Unkut]

Originally from egotripland.com: (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 11.12.16

(O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 10.30.16

Street Named After Phife Dawg To Be Unveiled On November 19th.
And the last ATCQ album, which Phife recorded raps for, will be released on Nov. 11.
By William E. Ketchum III
[OKP]

The First Time I Listened To Hip-Hop.
A-Trak, Cee-Lo, Curren$y, Danny Brown, DJ Premier, George Clinton, Gucci Mane, Hannibal Buress, Master P, Pusha T, Questlove, RZA, Warren G, more reflect. Edited by Jacob Moore, Graham Corrigan, Alex Gardner, John Walaszek, India Nicholas, Sarah Honda
[P+P]

Ghostface Killah Reflects on the Making of His Ironman Album.
“I was 26. It was just like I was still coming off the streets. I remember one time doing the album; I even had The Delfonics with me. I had got into a shootout, they was with me. I was in one car and they were in a van in back of me watching it all go down.” By Emmanuel C.M.
[XXL]

Vince Staples and Eric André Discuss the Future.
“If Trump Becomes President I’m Gonna Be the First Jew in ISIS” By Sean Evans
[Complex]

Chuck D Adamant LL Cool J Should Nab Rock Hall Nomination Before Tupac.
“I love Tupac to death. I was there for his beginnings, but I just think there’s an order of things.” By Kyle Eustice
[HipHopDx]

Pete Rock Talks Working with Nas, Rakim, Jay Z, Kanye And Diddy Copying His Adlibs.
Talks “Shut ‘Em Down” remix, more.
[Doggie Diamonds TV]

An Interview with Billy Danze.
“I’m an R&B dude by the way. I really wrote most of the M.O.P. records to the O’Jay’s.” By Zilla Rocca
[PoW]

The Du-Rites Detail Their Seamless Funk Debut.
J-Zone & Pablo Martin on their new record: “A pro engineer would have a heart attack if he or she saw how some of the stuff was done. But a lot of the mojo of our sound comes from the imperfections in the gear and the set up.” By Nate Patrin
[Bandcamp Daily]

The Hip-Hop View of the 2016 Election With Fab 5 Freddy.
Interview starts at about 26:30 min. in. By Will Leitch & John Heilemann
[Bloomberg]

Stones Throw’s 20 Greatest Releases, in Honor of Their 20th Anniversary.
Peanut Butter Wolf’s label two decades strong. By Jeff Weiss
[LA Weekly]

Stay Away From “They” — DJ Khaled The Keys Book Sneak Peek.
“‘They’” tried to count me out. ‘They’ told me I couldn’t have a house on the ocean, that I couldn’t have a garden filled with angels. ‘They’ told me time and time again that whatever my goals were I couldn’t reach them. And I remember it all…” By DJ Khaled.
[We The Best]

Originally from egotripland.com: (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 10.30.16

REVOLT Presents: Buffalo Soldiers (Westside Gunn & Conway Documentary) (VIDEO).

Profile on two of the realest. Featuring Statik Selektah, DJ Clark Kent, Combat Jack, Griselda fam…


Produced by Youssef Lehnin


BONUS: Westside Gunn — “Summerslam ’88” (MUSIC VIDEO).

Produced by Your Old Droog


[Via REVOLT]

Originally from egotripland.com: REVOLT Presents: Buffalo Soldiers (Westside Gunn & Conway Documentary) (VIDEO).