The Making Of “How Sean Price Stole Christmas”
JLBarrow • December 17, 2017 • No Comments

(Originally published on WatchLOUD.com on December 12, 2015) Germans have cornered the market on Christmas villains. From the mythical Krampus to Hans Gruber from Die Hard the

The Oral History Of Redman’s “Sooperman Lover” Series
JLBarrow • September 23, 2017 • No Comments

Words by Jerry L. Barrow Hip-Hop and super heroes go together like summertime and fresh kicks. Billionaires and vigilantes. Tequila and bad decisions. After early DJs,

Tanya Morgan Wants Something More Than Money From Their Fans [EXCLUSIVE]
JLBarrow • August 08, 2017 • No Comments

Words by Jerry L. Barrow   Donwill has just spent 40 minutes navigating gentrified Brooklyn traffic on his bike. His partner Von Pea has been enjoying the

EXCLUSIVE: DJ Jazzy Jeff On Making The PLAYList’s “Chasing Goosebumps”
JLBarrow • March 03, 2017 • No Comments

Playing new music should not be a revolutionary act for a DJ, but in the age of push-button playlists curated by headphone antlered puppeteers, actually

Antman Wonder Gives “PRhyme 2” Update, Teases Project With DJ Khalil [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • January 31, 2017 • No Comments

On January 21 the first Afterward Nodfactor caught up with Antman Wonder, who played selections from his upcoming instrumental project Sounds of Saturday Morning, to

From The Vault: Jean Grae’s Beat Society Curse [NODFACTOR.COM]
JLBarrow • April 11, 2015 • No Comments

One of the best things about the " I have a Beat Society curse!" she says in agreement. "There's only been one that I actually

From The Vault: Da Beatminerz On Early Duck Down Production [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • April 02, 2015 • No Comments

While interviewing Da Beatminerz for the making of Smif-N-Wessun's debut, Da Shinin, Mr. Walt And Evil Dee dropped a lot of jewels about their early

MAKING WAVS: Mr. Porter On Importance Of Unique Sound Design
JLBarrow • January 01, 2015 • No Comments

Mr. Porter is the man. While I got into a more spiritual discussion with the Grammy Award winning producer for "I’ve never made

Black Milk Shares Where He Digs For Samples [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • November 30, 2014 • No Comments

Black Milk has gained a well-deserved reputation for being one of the best rapper/producers in the game today. In this clip he talks about where

Statik Selektah On Making “Carry On,” Influence Of Tribe [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]
JLBarrow • August 18, 2014 • No Comments

On Tuesday August 19th "Karma, especially in this music business," he answers when asked why he picked this title for the album. "The turntable that