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Platinum Producer Steve Blast | Interview

BPM, Interviews, The Wire 29 Jun 17 0

Steve Blast talks about his start with music, being influenced by his father who was a a dj, being exposed to all types of music at an early age, how that gave him a foundation and sparked his curiosity in making records.
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Charlie Mac talks about Afeni Shakur,2pacs legacy and the history of Makaveli Records

Interviews, The Wire 18 Jun 17 0

Bea and Charlie Mac (SR VP of A&R for Makaveli Music Group) talk about Afeni Shakur, @2pac’s legacy and the history of Makaveli Records

From the Rugged Child to Manchild, Shyheim Mans Up… Rare Interview

Interviews, The Wire 20 May 17 0

In this #throwback interview Bea and Shyheim talk about the lost generation, the death of his 17 year old cousin (who’s wake he attended on the day of this interview) and his transition from MC to CEO. In an ironic twist of fate, Shyheim is currently serving time for murder.

“Mainstream is product placement” – @HomeboySandman

Interviews, The Wire 07 Feb 17 0

From our archives… Homeboy Sandman talks to B about corporate rap and why it is nothing more than product placement. This still holds true today.