Alchemist Reveals His Most Classic Hip-Hop Production

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The Alchemist sat down with VladTV and shared what he feels is his most classic production, who he’d like to work with in the future, and what mixtape he’s been listening to lately.

While the revered beatsmith has classic productions for Nas, Jadakiss, Eminem and a list of others under his belt, Alchemist named Prodigy’s “Keep it Thoro” as his most classic rap beat that still gets Hip-Hop heads hyped. When it comes to future collaborators, he feels it’s less about the name and more about the chemistry. He also reveals that he’s been listening to the new Drake mixtape, If You’re Reading This It’s too Late, a lot lately, with his favorite song being “6pm in New York.”

 

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Jay Electronica Live Performance @A3C

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The legendary Jay Electronica blesses the A3C Duck Down BBQ event with Phenomenal Performances of Exhibit A and Dimethyltriptamine

 

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Documentary: Boom Bap Heroes Vol 1 ASR 10

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“Boom Bap Heroes” is an innovative documentary film series, showcasing various Drum Machines and Samplers and their impact on Hip-Hop culture. The first film in the series will document the Ensoniq ASR-10, a keyboard/sampling workstation, which emerged in the early 90’s. Vol. 1 features !llmind, Jake One and Emile Haynie, elaborating on how the ASR-10 has changed their lives.

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Kev Brown & DJ Iran Mini Documentary

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This informative 45-minute video delves into the mind of Kev Brown and DJ Iran (pronounced I Run) as they discuss production, Teddy Riley, Dilla, Common’s Electric Circus. Kev also plays a couple of unreleased tracks. Iran plays a couple of unfinished beats from the MPC 2000XL as well as plays some sample heavy records.

 

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