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Talk Stoop with Prince Paul

Last month I got to catch up with my favourite hip-hop producer, the one and only Prince Paul in Manhattan’s West Village. If you had told seventeen-year-old me this, I probably would have died. There’s a certain risk that comes with meeting one’s heroes, we’re all just human after all, but Paul is one of […]

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De La Soul Stakes Is High 20th Anniversary Mixtape

Earlier this month, De La Soul’s fourth studio album Stakes Is High celebrated it’s twentieth birthday. To mark the occasion – you guessed it – my buddy Chris Read pulled together a sweet mixtape of original sample material, remixes, and album tracks. This one took me on a real trip down memory lane! Read my […]

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De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead 25th Anniversary Mixtape

Today is the 25th anniversary of De La Soul’s sophomore album De La Soul Is Dead. I bought De La Soul Is Dead on CD at the formative age of seventeen, and remember listening to it all the goddamn time. It is such a special record, full of hilarious skits and truly dope samples. I’m super excited […]

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Prince Paul Interview : The Scent of Royalty

Back in 2012 I interviewed my favourite hip-hop producer Prince Paul for Wax Poetics. It was a beautiful spring day in New York and the start of a beautiful friendship …    The Scent of Royalty In the presence of Prince Paul A deep female friend of mine once said that artistic greatness is just […]