Posts Tagged ‘Rock The Bells’
Styles P Speaks On The Diamond Life Project, Rock The Bells, The Passing Of Chris Lighty, & More (Video)
In his interview with The Breakfast Club (Power 105 Morning Show), Styles P (the self-proclaimed ‘Elder Statesman of Hip-Hop’) lets us know about “The Diamond Life Project” (available FREE here), that ‘the bars are back’ (e.g. lyricism has returned to Hip-Hop), and that (for the most part) he’s a good guy selling juice at his juice bar and doing his music. On the music, Styles P said he is “working on” a solo joint and LOX is working on a group joint, too… We’ll see. Styles kept it light for the sit-down, but he had to touch on the silliness (read: shamefulness) of the Mobb Deep beef and on the tragedy of the loss of Chris Lighty. Respect. Of course, there’s more to the video than that. Watch the interview for the rest. Good stuff.
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“Catching up with RZA behind the scenes at Rock the Bells, it was clear that he sees everything through the prism of a movie screen, including Wu-Tang’s 1993 classic album ‘Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’. When asked how it all came together, he compared the platinum album’s genre-busting style and MC collaboration to John Woo’s 1989 cult classic Hong Kong action film The Killer, just don’t ask us what it means. RZA’s lyrical genius is as prolific and out-there as ever, so grab yourself a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and take a trip to Shaolin…RZA does not disappoint.” – Rock The Bells/Reebok Classics
Last night Atlanta fans were treated to a special “95 Live” edition of the Rock The Bells Tour that made its way to the city. The event sponsored by Guerilla Union & Live Nation brought the likes of Mobb Deep, Raekwon, Ghostface, & Cappadonna on the bill & well as a few other surprise guests who also came through. Hosted by Fort Knox & featuring producer & emcee Tommy Nova to open the show, every performance didn’t lack in energy in any way. Check out the Kool Kila cam as she captures a short clip of Ghostface & Raekwon performing the classic “Ice Cream” joint off of Raekwon’s classic album “Only Built For Cuban Linx”. Check out more photos from the “Kool Kila Cam” under the hood & check back for more footage & interviews from the event later on the site……
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These Reebok X Rock the Bells interviews are DOPE. This time they get with Raekwon talking about his classic song with Nas and Ghostface Killah, Verbal Intercourse off the classic Only Built For Cuban Links album . More video of Raekwon in Las Vegas for Rock The Bells under the hood…..
Another in the Reebok X Rock the Bells series highlighting some classic hip hop artists. This one features Prodigy taking about Mobb Deep’s classic album, The Infamous.
Havoc Speaks On Upcoming Rock The Bells Tour, New Mobb Deep Album, & Working With Younger Artists Like Wiz Khalifa (Video)
The Hardknock TV crew caught up with Havoc of Mobb Deep following his press conference performance promoting the upcoming Rock The Bells concert tour. Havoc touched on a variety of topics from Prodigy’s return home from prison, reconciling with Nas, the surprises they have on the new album & more…..