Saturday Night Live cast member Jay Pharaoh was a guest on Sway’s show where he did what he does best – imitations. Watch the clip above to see him imitate everyone from Jigga to Denzel, and hit continue reading to watch a hilarious freestyle in Lil Wayne’s voice.
Roc Marciano quietly dropped one of the best records of 2012 and he’s currently in the studio working on his next project Marci Beaucoup. Marci’s lyrical expertise is well documented, but quiet as kept, this man is one of the illest beatmakers doing it right now. We caught up with him to find out what his writing and production process is like, what studio essentials he must have when he’s in that zone and his experiences working with artists such as Busta Rhymes, Pete Rock, Action Bronson and Alchemist.
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With the release of Daft Punk’s much hyped new long player ‘Random Access Memories’ imminent, we thought it a perfect time to revisit some of the excellent sample material that has provided the backbone to some of the duo’s best loved hits. We have put together a special mixtape comprising some of our favorites: disco, funk, rock and more.
Top 10 Tuesdays! Seriously, we might kick off Top 10 Tuesdays around here pretty soon. But for today our Top 10 comes courtesy of our brothers-in-crates over at Wax Poetics, who picked (<–no afro intended) Questlove‘s brain for a top THIRTY THREE, specifically, the “Top 33 REASONS Why Prince Is Hip-Hop.” In support of all things related to Prince, Questlove, wax, poetics and hip-hop, Okayplayer is proud to present reasons #33-24. Read on and then follow the thread over to Wax P for the full 33 (and 1/2?–if we know those dudes, there’s a hidden groove in there somewhere).
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