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, while Sadat’s lyrics force us to relive the painful tragedy of Eric Garner. Diamond D—who handles the Diamond D masters of their respective crafts and OGs within the culture they’ve helped to cultivate, Diamond D Two masters of their craft, Sadat X and producer Diamond D have channeled their creative energy to craft a truly superb listening experience. ageless topic, super producer and frequent collaborator Diamond D of the iconic D.I.T.C. crew begins the old crew at the end of a long work week. Diamond D, who seems at home with the headset and clipboard
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Diamond D’s Debut Album ‘Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop’
created one of the best produced albums ever with this debut opus. With Stunts, Diamond demonstrated Diamond D raps on “Step to Me,” Diamond D is dope, ’nuff said. BUY Diamond D’s Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop via Amazon | iTunes LISTEN: album doesn’t try too hard to be great, but nonetheless achieves greatness due to the Diamond D’s ,” Diamond pulls together many disparate musical elements to coalesce into a driving, yet jazzy track. As TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Diamond D’s Debut Album ‘Stunts, Blunts & Hip-Hop’ , and athletes, gives Diamond’s raps a definite charm. You can tell Diamond and his crew had a blast During a period when sample-based hip-hop production was at its peak, Diamond D created one of the best produced albums ever with his debut opus.
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Diamond D’s ‘Hatred, Passions and Infidelity’
Diamond D TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Diamond D’s ‘Hatred, Passions and Infidelity’ Following up his classic 1992 debut ‘Stunts, Blunts & Hip Hop’ was a tall task, but Diamond D further solidified his legacy with his second LP. LP with a second solid offering. Self-described as a DJ first and foremost, Diamond cut his teeth on of the future including J Dilla and Kanye West. BUY Diamond D’s Hatred, Passions and Infidelity via Amazon | iTunes LISTEN Here: high quality production that shaped the entire decade. In between his first and second LPs, Diamond Diamond D wasn’t at all speaking out of turn when he boasted of his prowess on both sides of the the genre’s cultural expression. With a formidable catalog of beats and rhymes, Diamond D not only
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Showbiz & A.G.’s Debut Album ‘Runaway Slave’
, and Diamond D have earned their due respect for their production wizardry. But one producer that is funky bassline, sampled from the JBs’ “More Peas,” the Diamond D-produced banger became a mainstay on posse cut featuring verses from Showbiz, A.G., Diamond D and Lord Finesse. That song become the -born and raised tandem came up with fellow artists Lord Finesse, Diamond D, Fat Joe, and Big L. In “Diggin’ In the Crates.” The song features verses from Showbiz and Diamond D, with Diamond kicking the
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). The song was called "Shine" and featured vocals by MeLa Machinko and was also produced by Diamond D. On February 14, 2010, another song from Monch was leaked, which is called "Clap (One Day , Marco Polo, M-Phazes, Fatin, Diamond D, Mike Loe, Samiyam, Adam Deitch, Eric Krasno and Pharoahe
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Diamond D’s Hatred, Passions and Infidelity as essentials in my Jansport backpack. Less than a month production duties into the capable hands of D.I.T.C. members Diamond D, Showbiz, and Buckwild, along with were also wondering why their complex style was evading the masses. On the Diamond D assisted
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Starr, Dr. Dre, Diamond D, Redman, Showbiz & A.G. and Compton’s Most Wanted. And that’s just
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far as I know Diamond D was down for us to also just run with it. JD: So you seem to have an affinity Batsauce and another with legendary D.I.T.C. producer Diamond D. Also on deck for the label is Dillon’s other people I don’t deal with. I was always a huge Large Professor, DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Diamond D produced by Diamond D. Dillon and Diamond D are very good friends. Yeah, I was very happy to hear that as
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.” Additional highlights include the Diamond D produced title track that lifts the guitar melody from Tribe Called Quest and we went in like ‘Okay, let’s cut that sample.’ And that’s what we did
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also maybe expect to find beats by Large Professor, Diamond D and Buckwild, but none make an appearance
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” Horowitz, the late Adam “MCA” Yauch, and Mike “Mike DDiamond, they are one of the most iconic groups to
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D about the abundant shadiness of the recording industry, is another of the album’s highlights Anselm produced “Show Business,” a collaboration with Brand Nubian as well as rapper/producer Diamond
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Brother (1992), Diamond D & the Psychotic Neurotics’ “Freestyle (Yo, That’s that Sh..)” from Stunts
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to hip-hop artists like Diamond D and King Tee, as well as Parliament and Earth, Wind, and Fire. The
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teenager, playing hardcore punk with Mike D (Michael Diamond), Kate Schellenbach, and John Berry. The
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of the Beastie Boys’ Debut Album ‘Licensed to Ill'
. Comprised of Adam “King Ad-Rock” Horowitz, Mike “Mike DDiamond, and the late Adam “MCA” Yauch, they are monumental success over the years (it eventually earned Diamond status from the RIAA for sales the age of 47. Horowitz and Diamond later pledged that they would never record or perform as the some viewed it as insincere. Yauch, Diamond, and Horowitz were ostensibly outsiders to the hip-hop
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