Tag: Broken Record

Nas Is Honored That Jay-Z Beef Is A Big Part Of His Legacy

Nas is embracing his past beef with Jay-Z as part of his decorated legacy. Much like dancehall music, hip-hop is a deathless sport because it’s a deadly sport. Nas seems to agree that, similarly, hip-hop music will live on because it is such a competitive art form. As such, the rap mogul says he was honored to have been a part of what is widely considered one of the greatest hip-hop music clashes of all-time. The Jay-Z vs. Nas showdown is a time-honored milestone and is perhaps the reason the early millennium was such a historic era for hip-hop music. During a recent interview with Rick Ruben on the Broken Record podcast, Nas reflected on that time in his career, and he is rather pleased that it is a part of his history. “I was honored to have that part of my life happen becau...

Eminem Having Culture Shock With New Wave Of Hip Hop Says Rick Rubin

Tweet Share Eminem is frustrated with new wave of mumble rap music. Eminem has a new song out with Beyonce, “Walk On Water” which will be featured on his upcoming album Revival, due this Friday. Author Malcolm Gladwell and Def Jam co-founder Rick Rubin kick-started their new podcast, Broken Record, last Friday and on the first episode they discussed Eminem new song “Walk On Water.” According to Rubin, Em explained the meaning behind the single and also spoke about his feelings on the current wave of new artists in hip hop and what type of music they are making, mumble rap. “It’s mortality, not being Superman and what if I can’t come up with the best shit I wrote every single time?” Eminem said of the song. During the episode, the Def Jam Recordings co-founder...