VIDEO: Smif-N-Wessun And Da Beatminerz Remember “Dah Shinin” 20 Years Later
JLBarrow • January 10, 2015 • No Comments

20 years ago today Smif-N-Wessun released their classic debut, Making of "Bucktown" The Inspiration For Smif-N-Wessun's "Dah Shinin" Album Cover

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

DOWNLOAD: Nottz “NATAL MORTOS” Beat Tape
JLBarrow • December 13, 2014 • No Comments

Free Christmas inspired beats from one of the best producers in the game, Nottz. What else do you need to know? Download them

Von Pea: “Chasing Amy” aka In Your Heart [prod by The Other Guys]
JLBarrow • December 11, 2014 • No Comments

This Von Pea guy be rappin and sh*t. He snuck in a whole damn project called To:You produced by The Other Guys, shot videos and

“Hey,” Denaun Porter Previews New EP, “Stuff In My Backpack”
JLBarrow • December 10, 2014 • No Comments

Grammy winning producer Denaun Porter has been hoarding music for a few years and is about to release it all in waves. Check out the

How Marco Polo Made The Beat To Pharoahe Monch’s “The Jungle” [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • December 02, 2014 • No Comments

Producer extraordinaire "It's a cool beat for me because--besides the drums--everything musically I played with RELATED:  

How Swizz Beatz Convinced T.I. To Sample Jay Z
JLBarrow • December 02, 2014 • No Comments

While hanging out backstage at CRWN I asked T.I. to reminisce about his album, Urban Legend and his first top 10 hit, "Bring Em Out,"

De La Soul F/ Chuck D, “The People”
JLBarrow • November 30, 2014 • No Comments

De La Soul know how to make their fans happy around the holidays. The Plugs teamed up with Public Enemy's Chuck D to release this

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

HI-TEK, “Ohio Players” F/ BowWow, Krayzie Bone & Bootsy Collins
JLBarrow • November 28, 2014 • No Comments

Is there a resurgence in regional/city unity going on? Right on the heels of "Detroit vs Everybody" Cincinnati's Hi-Tek comes through with "Ohio Players," featuring