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Rhythm Roulette w/ Ayatollah

Ayatollah has been a staple of east coast hip hop for years. The Queens native is most well known for turning heads on Mos Def’s beautifully stark “Ms. Fat Booty.” But he’s also locked in time with Talib Kweli, various Wu-Tang members, Cormega, Tragedy Khadafi, Styles P, Pharoahe Monch, Boot Camp Clik, Buckshot, Smif-n-Wessun, Sean…

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Rhythm Roulette w/ ESTA

For this installment of the Mass Appeal series Rhythm Roulette, we hit up ESTA. from Soulection, to see what he could do with three random records.

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Rhythm Roulette w/ Brasstracks

Simply put, Brasstracks is “HORNS SYNTHS DRUMS.” The duo composed of Ivan (trumpet) and Conor (drums) have been taking dance music to new heights by mixing in analog instruments. The punchy jams give you a full live experience right through your headphones. That’s why it’s no surprise that they were a part of Chance’s Coloring…

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Rhythm Roulette w/ Iman Omari

For this new episode of Rhythm Roulette, Mass Appeal headed to the studio with Iman Omari. Originally from California, Iman Omari has experienced the best of both coasts after moving to New York. His development of “vibe music” put him on wax with Kendrick Lamar as well as being featured low-key at Kendrick’s Grammy performance…

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Rhythm Roulette w/ The 45 King

The 45 King has been the mastermind behind several hip hop classics, old and new. His claim to fame started with “The 900 Number” which will forever stay funky fresh. Then with his Flavor Unit, he went on to produce several cuts on Queen Latifah’s debut album “All Hail The Queen.” After a few remixes…

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Against The Clock w/ Sirpixalot

If you keep a close ear to London’s bubbling grime scene, you’ll be familiar with Sirpixalot. The DJ and producer hosts his own show on Radar Radio, makes regular appearances on Rinse FM and is a frequent contender on Mode FM’s Beat Boss series, and last year he dropped his first vinyl release, the Voyager…

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Rhythm Roulette w/ Childish Major

A few years ago, “U.O.E.N.O.” was everywhere. The phrase almost reached YOLO levels. The producer behind that Rocko track, Childish Major, has kept his head down over the year and lived in the studio by working with Two-9, SZA and Isaiah Rashad, Spillage Village, Jeezy, and Miloh Smith and OG Maco. His extensive work with…

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Beat Breakdown: Rihanna “Bitch Better Have My Money”

Emerging Music Producer Deputy sits down in this brand new in-depth interview about himself, his musical background, and how he came up with Rihanna’s RnBass hit #BBHMM (Bitch Better Have My Money). Watch how he also breaks down the beat for the song instrument by instrument at NoHo Suite.

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