12 Feb

MRC Interviews Mixed Media Artist ItsThaEl

Above paintings by Itsthael

Introducing….Vancity Committee…Under above ground…
In kahoots wit her roots, repping the flyish…concious artist…real to the realish… respect due.
Welcome to the view… MRC the might rebels, pimp slappin devils.. on every and all levels…bringing you quality over matter that doesn’t matter… No need for chit chatter… like funky homemade.. banana pancake batter… and all dat… because this sister is all that… like Sly on the synth… now enter the Labrynth ..


Q. MRCPROMO: What’s good EL, how are you and what city are your from?
A. EL: Im well thank you, thanks for having me. I’m from Vancouver, Canada aka Vancity, and shes taking me to places unknown.

Q. MRCPROMO: How did you get involved with art and what’s your favorite medium?
A. EL: Truthfully, Art was something I just did when the class was in session. I always enjoyed colors and being crafty but my inspiration or shall I say, motivation was lacking. When I paint, design or draw, I use a variety of mixed media; Acrylics, Oil, Aerosols and Ink. Usually, it all starts off with the basics pencils, pencil crayon, chalk, conte’ or charcol and my favorite, sharpie! Art in general is a practice, and so I enjoy a diverse collage of artful mediums. Self expression is badass!

Q. MRCPROMO: Where do you derive your inspiration from?
A. EL: That is a very heavy question. Lol. Where is there not to become inspired? My whole life has been Art from the get-go! Look around you! Yours too! Ive been blessed to have such incredible senseis who never seize to stop igniting my flame. Aside from school, my parents were heavy into music. My mom loved to dance and my dad liked listening to Beatles. ‘Nuff said? Ha, well, its usually at that moment when I’m listening to a tune and I catch a drift where Ill pick up a pen or pencil and start sketchin out.. and not in that sorta way. Something I was feeling or related to must have triggered me to want to express and just go nuts! Aside from that, if you got the time, its real good therapy, fun thing to do with children or it can help motivate you to see life in different angles.

Q. MRCPROMO: What projects are you currently working on?
A. EL: Whoa, currently my computer is need of some RAM butta,…Lots! Tons and tons of work to be done! Im actually in the midst of hunting down an art and print space. I plan to have an art show that will showcase most things I’ve been working on the past few years but its been a bit hectic having to move from one city to city all while juggling real life sitcheeations. I can never settle I’m thinking the Saturday before Christmas Ill launch a few design concepts that Ive left on the backburner for years. I got a poetry book and a pet line called Cheeba Treats Im releasing in the new year as well! Excited for that!

Q. MRCPROMO: What materials do you often use and why?
A. EL: Pickax, samurai swords and a whole lotta paper with numbers on them. Lol my main form at the moment would be canvas, painting materials; brushes, spray cans aka Aerosols ink and Acrylic. ha ha, My main form of weaponry has gots to be the music tho- its all in the Music. Time flies by when ur lost in your art! Often, I find myself crafting outta nowhere with whatever I have around me.. string paperclips, beads..Its all about being a Mcgyver.

Q. MRCPROMO: What was the last exhibition you went to?
A. EL: Humm, I just went to the doctors office and asked myself, “where the hell I was?” I swear I caught myself walking the perimeter reading artists name and looking at their pictures. It was nice. Seriously though, Vancouver has constant art shows and battles in Vancouver. I recently went to a show at Vancity’s Fortune Sound Club, Calabash Bistro and another at EastVans Rong Shop- Shop Wrong.

Q. MRCPROMO: How do you come up with the pricing for your pieces?
A. EL: I usually like to factor in my materials used, size, and then time I’ve invested. A lot of my work has been mostly about getting out there and finding out what people value. Im still just starting out so all prices are negotiable however, some pieces go for no less than a $500. When I tried my hand at photography, it seemed a lot easier but I couldn’t get my contrast and lighting right. So, because it takes a lot longer I feel those who value the art will be willing to pay.

Q. MRCPROMO: Where can we purchase your work?
A. EL: I have a a FB Artist page and a few things on ArtPal. Im not really pushing too much on Social media as there’s lots to be updated. I also have a tumblr page under #itsthael which I use for photos, Most time its in person and at shows. My website is being created as we speak.

Q. MRCPROMO: Any shows or exhibits coming up? Where can we see more of your work?
A. EL: I am having an art collab with a few other friends at Shop Wrong in Vancouver. I had to fight them to get their attention but they eventually welcomed me well with open arms! They are good peoples and always about helping the community and getting to know the people. Thats going to happen a week before Christmas. After that there’s not looking back!

Q. MRCPROMO: What’s been your greatest artistic success?
A. EL: Its actually been quiet difficult to find success as I feel I can be pretty hard on myself. Especially doin it all on my lonely. Realizing that, I understand that for the most part its because Im talented. Painting is only one of the many ways we as humans can chose to express ourselves, communicate and showcase whats going on inside and round us but we all got other tricks up our sleeves, all in due timing.

Q. MRCPROMO: Last words or shouts?
A. EL: Huge Shouts to Vancity for allowing my family to lay its roots in the city. My bredren and sistahs in the hood that came before me. Eastvan Smokes aka Urban City apparel, FWUH aka Dipt, the best radio show back in the day, 102.7 co-op radio with Maximus Clean and Angel, Rascalz, Swollen, Moka O, Vancity Nightclubs, Fortune, EastVan Moving, Archivest, Everybody in them Private school crew, St Pattys, ND, VC and More, my City Planners, whether good or bad, I loved them all. Respect!

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9 Feb

Introducing King Shampz & Azzan


Home brewed from the depths of Phila-illa-delphia and keeping it all in the famly.. Brothers Shampz and Azzan emerge from the lab bunker to bring you tales from the life with their brand of rugged thuggish hard edged lyrically lyrical lick shots in rapid fire verse…MRC invites you to come follow we..


Q. MRCPROMO: Peace Azzan.. whats good and where’s home?
A. AZZAN: Everything is cool man and yea and we come from West Philly.

Q. MRCPROMO: You’re brothetrs right? When did you form the group? How did yall start?
A. AZZAN: Yea we are brothers and we have been recording for about 4 years now. We’re not a group or a duo but we work together on the regular. I am the producer of almost every piece of music dropped from me and Shampz imprint is Dead Wrong Records. Shampz of course, is the lead MC on our label.

Q. MRCPROMO: So Shampz is an emcee and you makes the beats right?
A. Azzan: Yea that’s how it goes. We try to focus in and bring that raw Hip Hop energy that’s been missing for years.

Q. MRCPROMO: Who comes up with most of your concepts is it a collab effort? Do the beats come first then the lyrics?
A. AZZAN: I usually lace the track first and I might have an Idea but usually we build the songs together as a unit.

Q. MRCPROMO: What projects are you working on currently?
A. AZZAN: Well, Shampz is working on a new tape titled “Long Live The King” probably droppin in the Spring. Also Im workin on our artists Frio, Blak, and Caution’s projects that will be droppin next year. Also look out for our group LVM droppin soon too.

Q. MRCPROMO: Where can fans find your releases?
A. AZZAN: Well Shampz last full length project “All Hail The King” we dropped a year and a half ago that’s currently bronze on DatPiff is one that you can find, also check our Soundcloud page titled “Dead Wrong Records” we’re usually droppin music from the label on there almost every week.

Q. MRCPROMO: Any show or tours coming up?
A. AZZAN: Yea no doubt we will be touring soon. More than likely in the Spring to promote the anticipated releases from the label.

Q. MRCPROMO: Where do you see yourselves in the next few years?
A. AZZAN: Within the next five years the game is ours. Quote me. Take my word for granted.

Q. MRCPROMO: Any advice for someone new to the game?
A. AZZAN: Be original and stay true to yourself. Don’t let nobody tell you how to do your music. If you got a vision musically, stay true to it and don’t let haters and naysayers influence your decisions. That’s pretty much what I would tell them.

Q. MRCPROMO: Last words or shouts?
A. AZZAN: Shout out to Dead Wrong Records and of course the homie DJ Lord Ron for the love. Also to all our supporters who been rockin wit us, we won’t let yall down. Peace.

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22 Jan

MRC Interviews MC & Producer N.A.T.I.V.E.

Take a walk into MRCS kitchen. Today we give you.. Louisville’s own.. home grown, gristle to ya bone, spots gettin blown.. C4 to the core, rhymes beats galore and more.. ya bout ta know him now if ya didn’t before…
you know how we do.. A litte bit of this and that.. and some of that and this …with an added Lil twist to bring you what you need. Even if you dont know it….as LKY’S multi talent artist “N.A.T.I.V.E.” let’s you.. Step into his world….so.. without futher ADO… hailing from diverse university, check out the roots of a musical master chef.. who’s keeping the oven on fire with recipes by the score…


Q. MRCPROMO: Peace Native, thanks for the interview.. what’s good?
A. NATIVE: No problem bruh your welcome. Living life to the fullest as a single father.. stayin focused and priority driven.

Q. MRCPROMO: Where are you from and where is home now?
A. NATIVE: I was born and raised in Louisville KY. and currently reside in Atlanta GA.

Q. MRCPROMO: Your first experience with hip hop culture?
A. NATIVE: Breakdancing!!! (B-Boying) The battles where insane!! Gettin arrested because you dressed as a B-Boy.

Q. MRCPROMO: You rap and produce beats which skill came first or did you develop both at the same time?
A. NATIVE: I would say musically, production because I’ve been a drummer since five years old playing in churches and traveling with my mother as she played piano for various gospel groups. I really didn’t start rapping until the early 90′s in Germany with my mayne man Bo Stone. We formed a political rap duo called Point Blakk.

Q. MRCPROMO: Who or what inspires you to create music?
A. NATIVE: The Creator.

Q. MRCPROMO: Your all time favorite hip hop artist? Can you tell us why?
A. NATIVE: Tupac Skaur. His music made him like the Marvin Gaye of our time. Timeless and still resonates to this day. He showed his vunerablity and transparency as an artist which is as real as it gets and the music was nothing short of soul!

Q. MRCPROMO: How you do feel about commercial radio?
A. NATIVE: Love hate relationship. Nice to have but can live without.

Q. MRCPROMO: Any projects you working we should know about?
A. NATIVE: 40 Plus with an artist by the name of Jozee welz out of Detroit MI. Returning to the essence of good music, lyrics, subject matter and morals….for the most part lol..

Q. MRCPROMO: How can promoters and artists contact you for shows or collabs?
A. NATIVE: trxlamic@hotmail or THE BAT PHONE (404)-652-0229.

Q. MRCPROMO: Any last words?
A. NATIVE: Allah Ahkbar!!!!

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29 Nov

MRC Interviews Shadowpact


Rugged rythmic rhyme with a taste of alpha numerial ultra mental euphoric metaphoric illed out, not your commercial blah blah blah blast it sick like Halo reminicent of Pac-Man, raw like sushi 21st century Galaxan, on wax man… spun funky jazzbeaty like The JB’s 151 proof with a twist… MRC catches up of with Sleye Kooper of Shadowpact and it goes like this…


Q. MRCPROMO: Peace Sleye Kooper what’s good and where are you from?
A. SHADOWP: I am proud to say I was born and raised in Louisville Ky.

Q. MRCPROMO: What was your first memory of hip hop culture?
A. SHADOWP: Man that’s a tough one, I’d have to say when I was around 6 years old my brother would always blast Dr Dre and Eminem in his car and I fell in love with it.

Q. MRCPROMO: When did you start MCing/rapping?
A. SHADOWP: I started rapping when I was like eleven but didn’t really take it serious until I was like seventeen.

Q. MRCPROMO: How would you describe your style of rap?
A. SHADOWP: I would say it’s a fun, gritty, style with a lot of punchlines and references.

Q. MRCPROMO: Who produces your beats?
A. SHADOWP: I actually have had the pleasure to work with a lot of dope producers in the city such as Dr Dundiff, Stsy, Filthy Rich and the Brunette Bomber herself Artemis the Archer.

Q. MRCPROMO: Your favorite hip-hop artist(s)?
A. SHADOWP: I could go on for hours on this question so I’ll just name a few, MF DOOM, Mos Def, Guru, Aesop Rock, and Vinnie Paz.

Q. MRCPROMO: If you could collab with any one who would it be?
A. SHADOWP: Wow these are hard questions, one of my all time favorite rappers is MF DOOM and if I had the opportunity to work with him I would do it in a heartbeat.

Q. MRCPROMO: What do you do outside of hip hop any hobbies?
A. SHADOWP: When I’m not rhyming I like to play video games and go drinking, most of the time it’s a mixture of both.

Q. MRCPROMO: What advice would you give to up and coming rap artist?
A. SHADOWP: Don’t give up, every time you write a rhyme you get better, try to network with other artists and build a relationship with like minded people who want the same thing as you and work with them. It’s hard to do this hip hop stuff it’s even harder to do it alone.

Q. MRCPROMO: Any last words or shout outs?
A. SHADOWP: I want to give a shout out to my label Little Heart Records for holding me down and always having my back. And to you guys for this interview thanks homies.

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16 Nov

MRC Interviews Ignite Designs



Q. MRCPROMO: Peace Ignite Designs, thanks for taking the time for the interview. Can you tell us about your background? Where are you from?
A.IGNITE: I was born and raised in The South Bronx. I grew up in Patterson projects on 142nd and 3rd Ave.

Q. MRCPROMO: How long have you been in graphic design and illustration?
A. IGNITE: I’ve been drawing since the age of nine, I started graphic design in 2006 in an art program at Bronx Community College. I wanted to learn animation to bring my characters to life.

Q. MRCPROMO: How has your style developed since you first started?
A. IGNITE: My style has developed into a professional format since I took those classes back in 2006. I always had skill but my professor’s taught me how to clean up my style and make it stand out. I still do hand drawings but now I improve the imperfections with digital graphics on certain pieces.

Q. MRCPROMO: Can you walk us through your creative process from beginning to end? How does your artwork go from an idea to final image?
A. IGNITE: My creative process is simple, I find inspiration through music and situations I see people go through. I’ll play my favorite hip hop artist and what ever mood the song puts me in brings images and ideas to my mind. I start with a sketch keeping in mind the message I want to send, to see if my hand can copy what my mind has in it’s vision. Then I build on top of the sketch layer by layer improving line and curves with an ink pen to it’s perfection or close as possible. When Im satisfied with the inked drawing I color the picture to bring it to life. Depending on the situation I might bring the picture into a digital art program and clean up some more. I like to color my art work, colors is what draws people’s eyes to the image. Then I frame it and show it the world.

Q. MRCPROMO: What are your favorite tools of the trade?
A. IGNITE: Alor of artist use special expensive tools to get their art work done. I use a regular #2 pencil and a ball point pen for the begining process. Depending on how I feel I might use markers or color pencils. When working on large canvases I’ll use spray paint and markers to create the art work.

Q. MRCPROMO: What or who inspires you to create artwork.. is there someone you look up too for inspiration?
A. IGNITE: When I was little my moms took me on the six train to go down town. In the 80′s all the trains had graffiti on it, murals and tags. I remember one of those trains had smurfette painted on the side of it. That inspired me to draw, watching that train role in the station with cartoons on it was amazing. You can say comic books and Bronx graffiti is what started me drawing. When the trains became clean and all those writers hit the streets in the 90′s it kept me at it. Even to this day the murals that FX crew and TATS crew do are inspiration for me. Both crews helped me to increase my style, I would stand in front of their walls for hours and just stare and learn. That was before college.

Q. MRCPROMO: Recently you released a comic book can you tell us about that project, and where can we purchased it? Will there be a follow up?
A. IGNITE: My comic book is called Determination, its about a graffiti writer who is strictly out for fame until the troubles of his life causes him to become a super hero. He wears a gas mask to hide his identity and a book bag full of graffiti tools to put fourth his message while he fight injustice. You can find my comic book on lulu.com , just type Determination by Tori Harris. Im working on book two now which should be released March 2016. Yall should check for that.

Q. MRCPROMO: Any other works you’ve released in the past or published we should know about?
A. IGNITE: I did an album cover for Circa 95 Reph Star and Patty Dukes for a song called Black Suit it on their free lunch album. I just put out a t- shirt this past summer with my logo on it. That logo is actually the gas mask on my comic book character. Which was to tie the comic book and t- shirt together.

Q. MRCPROMO: Any advice you could give someone starting out in Illustration? What are some requirements they should know about?
A. IGNITE: My advice is stay focused, write down all your goals and then accomplish them one at a time. Put yourself in a position where you can do what you love and get paid for it, but keep God first work hard and stay consistent. In order to chop down a tree in takes several hits with an axe the tree don’t fall on the first hit.

Q. MRCPROMO: Shouts or last words?
A. IGNITE: I would like to give a shout to my wife “Feenix Flames“, she’s a poet from The Bronx and my daughters “Beautiful Gift” check out their Youtube channels.

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10 Oct

MRC Interviews Canadian Emcee ROBBIE KHAN

Some ya might know a lil something something about Canada..and think.. hmmmmm.. hockey! Although still in all you probably had no idea bout the slap shot or deeper roots of the sport.. And maybe your minds got Toronto,Vancouver and Niagra Falls.. and even maple syrup on your list. But what do you know about The Canadian Hip Hop scene or Shoreham Park and the streets of Canada that echo a kinship to the hoods of Harlem, DC or Detroit? Canada native and M.C.. Robbie Khan has lived it been there and done that in a different place and time and chosen to take that experience and use it as a lesson learned and send a message of awareness and positivity to the youth.. in a gritty microphone style reality check. Pop in on MRC’S sit down of sorts and listen in.. as we kicked it with him one on one..


Q. MRCPROMO: Peace Robbie Khan, what’s good and what city you from?
A. ROBBIEK: Whats up MRC, everything is good over here, from once we have health, we have wealth. As long as I’m breathing, Im blessed. I come from a little metro housing complex called Shoreham (Shoreshot), located on the north side of Jane N Finch, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.. home of the Blue Jays, the A.L. East Division Champions of 2015.

Q. MRCPROMO: Your first Hip-Hop experience?
A. ROBBIEK: Hiphop is in my blood stream, as young child growing up, my older brothers were local DJs. They always had the latest records. My eldest Brother would take trips to New York in the late 80′s just to come home and show off the exclusives. I wasn’t allowed to touch the techniques but every chance I had when my brothers left the house, I would drop the needle, pick up the mic and freestyle. Note that for everytime I got caught playing his records I would get my ass busted!! Those were his prize possessions but every beat down was well worth it Lol!

Q. MRCPROMO: How long have you been emceeing? Do you make your own beats?
A. ROBBIEK: I’ve been freestyling since I was ten years of age and started writing around fourteen.. as for beat making, I started out on the first fruity loops and never looked back. I make beats but I focus more on the writing. I have in house producers on my team who specialize in only that. I mainly work with my youngest brother Kriptonyte, (I have four brothers by the way) Dj Alrighty Then and Game Theory to name a few.

Q. MRCPROMO: What other projects are you currently working on?
A. ROBBIEK: Well I just released an album August 15, 2015 called “Pros And Khans” on Itunes, google play, spotify, xbox live, and most digital stores. Im still recording songs on the side but my main focus right now are the visuals, the promo, and marketing for “Pros And Khans”.

Q. MRCPROMO: The “Yute Dem” video you has a positive message, in your opinion how do you feel about commercial radio? Is there a need for balance?
A. ROBBIEK: Most definitely.. there are billions of people in this world, music is influential, we all need different vibes for different times. Commercial radio is cool, I have no problems with it. I also believe anything can be commerical once marketed right. The industry programs songs in our head.. with that being said, if I had the means or the right connects I bet you that my song “Yute Dem” can be a potential commercial song.

Q. MRCPROMO: If you could give some advice to any young person starting out in the music business today what would it be?
A. ROBBIEK: My advice to anyone in the music business would be to always stay true to who you are and never give up. Think positive, the outcome will be the same and don’t surround yourself with negative energy!!

Q. MRCPROMO: Who or what inspires you you to create? Favorite artist(s)?
A. ROBBIEK: Inspired by my lifestyle, growing up in Jane N Finch is rough and music is my escape, so definitely my environment would be number one. My wife and two Kids, my family and of course.. the true fans who support me from day one. As for artists, I’ve always been inspired by Tupac, Rest In Peace, Nas of course, my favourite rapper alive right now. My Underworld team, my homeboys Killer Doe, Shooting Shane and two of my crew members have a huge impact on the music I make.

Q. MRCPROMO: What are you doing when your not in the lab any other hidden talents?
A. ROBBIEK: When im not recording music, videography is the next hobby. I have a thing for cameras, most of the videos I’ve done are actually edited by me. So I would say filming is a hidden talent not to many people know I do.

Q. MRCPROMO: Any tours or shows coming up.. USA? Canada?
A. ROBBIEK: I just got back from Atlanta sept 26, 2015, went out there for 8 days on a “Pros And Khans” promotion tip. I ended up doing a couple shows, one for AAndAAtlanta’s Car/Bike Show and one for IBNX Radio. I also did a radio interview for IBNX as well. You can check it out on IBNXradio.com. Im about to do a showcase for “CHIL” (Canadian HIPHOP Is Legit) coming sometime in October, the date isn’t set yet but My Main focus right now is the visuals for my album so I haven’t really booked any shows since I got back to Canada but if any promoters come at me and the business is right then im a get it poppin.

Q. MRCPROMO: Last words or shouts?
A. ROBBIEK: Big up to MRC Promotions, Nothing but Love!!!!! I respect the movement!!! Shout out all the yute dem, god bless the dead. Big up all the whole underworld team, all my true supporters and of course the Haters!!! Make sure yall go cop that “Pros and Khans” album on iTunes and Google Play etc. Music with a message!!!! ONE LOVE!

ROBBIE KHAN – YUTE DEM – Official Music Video

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10 Oct


Let’s take it back to the beats when rap was hardcore..rocking in the streets with the Kane’s and the RA’s more, Lyrics by the pound plus how you gon lose.. with Dj Double KK on the ones and Twos.. When it comes to Hip-Hop long gev, masterful mixing, style, finesse and the esssence of Hip-hop cultures raw diggity..While entertaining all in the midsts of staying rock you, and rock a party relevant, there’s no doubt that Dj Double KK has it all .. and then some… and if you don’t know don’t ask somebody. Look him up!!! Meanwhile hop on the Mighty Rebelution train to take a trip with us down Double KK lane and get to know some funky facts about this maestro behind the music..


Q. MRCPROMO: Peace DJ Double KK, how are you and where are you from?
A. DOUBLEKK: Peace! Fam I’m good I wanna first start off by giving thanks to you guys for this Interview. I’m originally from the Hill District in PittsBurgh.

Q. MRCPROMO: When did you first start DJing?
A. DOUBLEKK: I first started Djing in 1979, that’s when I first put my hand on a turntable.

Q. MRCPROMO: What was the name of your first pair of turntables and Mixer?
A. DOUBLEKK: It was actually a close & play component set turntable made by Sound Design, then I up to the TECHNICS SL-210 direct… my first offical mixer I used were a Teledyne & Numark mixer back to back in 1982.

Q. MRCPROMO: Did you have a mentor in the beginning? Did you have someone to show you the ropes?
A. DOUBLEKK: Well my mentor & first Dj partner was a guy name Dj “MELLE” MEL P. He was my first Dj partner from “1979-1983″..but the person who made me want to Dj period was the one & only Grandmaster Flash!

Q. MRCPROMO: Your first Dj battle, where was it and who won?
A. DOUBLEKK: It was at a place called Wilson’s Banquet Hall on March 20, 1987 I came in first place. You can actually see the flyer & trophy I won in that battle on my Facebook & Ustream pages, and there’s actual audio & video footage as well.. I hope to be getting back soon.

Q. MRCPROMO: Over the years about how many records have you owned or collected?
A. DOUBLEKK: WOW!!! I would say about 5,000 but A few years ago I actually donated 60 crates of irrelevent records & kept only the dope joints.. so I would say that I now have about 2,000 solid ,dope & classic records now.

Q. MRCPROMO: You competed in the DMC championship in 1993? Whats the biggest difference between djs now and then as far as the tricks? Are the scratches and routines more advanced?
A. DOUBLEKK: Well the biggest difference with DJ’S now is 90% of them are all biters, because now they can just watch a video & get everything, whereas back then there were no real video’s you could watch ..and the one’s you heard about were hard to get so you had to brainstorm everything from scratch, which led to alot more DJ’S being more original ..and as far as the scratches & routines are concerned I feel some of it’s dope & original, but for the most part they’ve taken it away from what it originally was, there’s nothing left to do but go back to the foundation because everything has been done..and if they keep forcing the so called creativity the art form is going to be eradicated completely!!!!

Q. MRCPROMO: Your thoughts on hip hop, commercial radio an the roles of a today’s DJ?
A. DOUBLEKK: Rap & Hip-hop is on it’s last run there’s no way you can sanely say Hip-hop is going to be here 200 years from now unless we again go back to the foundation & start doing Hip-hop & DJing for what it is. We can start by sticking to & using the “original” tools of the trade which is the turntables & not no CD controllers, Ipads, or CDJ’S, like I always say.. that’s like pouring oil into A glass of water & calling it pure water!! But yet these Hip-hop fools still drink it.. and that’s where we are at today with it.

Q. MRCPROMO: Any shows or events coming up we should know about?
A. DOUBLEKK: Anticipating the release of female dance music artist “BO BENTON” (Whom I DJ for) new album & promo tour, along with DJ events.

Q. MRCPROMO: Last words or shouts?
A. DOUBLEKK: SHOUT OUTS! To my man Lord Ron & Big Noise Radio for this interview, my Ustream ”STORAGE ROOM RADIO” co-host MS.Tiffany for believing in the show & standing strong while others cowardly abondon the show, my girl “Bo Benton” for the energy & inspiration & and all of our Youtube Subscribers of “STORAGE ROOM RADIO” which is now at almost “5,000″ and last but not least “GOD” MUCH LOVE!!!

90′s Classic Hip Hop Mastermix!!! Ep 2

dj double kk ”live” on wpts!!! ”1987” [double kk files]

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EDITOR: La Mont Reed
IMAGE: Dj Double KK

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