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Classic Clips: Pete Rock – “The Making of Soul Survivor” (Video)

To Hip Hop enthusiasts, Pete Rock is generally considered one of the top 5, if not the best Hip Hop producer of ALL TIME. His classic horns, bass lines,melodic pianos, James Brown samples, and gritty drums generated a signature sound to produce timeless joints such as “The World is Yours” and “T.R.O.Y”. I always though it was dope when artists gave glimpses into their world as they were creating material, so as a fan we can see what their creative process is and how they get down. Well this documentary gives us a look into the Chocolate Boy Wonder’s world as he was creating what I would consider a classic in “Soul Survivor”. With the likes of Ghostface, Big Pun, Mc Ehit, Nore, Sticky Fingaz, Prodigy, Inspectah Deck, Kurupt, CL Smooth, Method Man, Raekwon, Tragedy Kadafi, Cappandonna, Heavt D, O.C, Common, Large Pro, Kool G Rap, Black Thought, and Beenie Man, some would agree that this may be one of the great all time line up’s for a solo/concept album (I would throw Prince Paul’s Prince of Thieves in the there too). With PR’s navigating and directing this magnum opus of a project , no artist seemed out of place, and each track banged out as they transitioned into each other smoothly creating a great album flow. Check the the rest of history in the making after the jump!-Isreal

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