EDIT: Updated with CDQ.
This will appear on Deluxe iTunes version of Succes Is Certain.
Via DJ Premier Blog.
In this exclusive interview Rah Digga talks about how Q-Tip signed her first and then put the plug in Busta’s ear to take her on as an artist, the breakup of Flip Mode Squad, major labels taking Flip Mode songs and making them Busta Rhymes singles, her thoughts on Nicki Minaj and Busta’s new Conglomerate and soo much more!
The legendary DJ Premier sat down with top Canadian online Hip Hop outlet Montreality backstage at a recent show where Texas born beatsmith spoke about a few of the jobs he held down as a teenager; one of which Premo states was the one that kicked off his now legendary career in Hip Hop.
In the late ’80s D.O.C. was recruited to Southern California by Dr. Dre from his childhood home of Dallas. Shortly thereafter, the Texas-bred wunderkind helped bring gangsta rap to the mainstream, ghostwriting large portions of the biggest West Coast classics, starting with Straight Outta Compton. He gave voice to the volatile-yet-comedic character of Eazy-E, and helped define the personas of Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. What the MCs who used his words admired about him was not just his rhymes, but his ability to mold ideas and fragments into memorable songs.
Read the whole article here.