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Today is Frederick Jay “Rick” Rubin’s forty-eighth birthday. Rick was born on March 10, 1963, in Long Beach, New York,…

March 10th, 2011 | | Today in History
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In Issue 41, Peanut Butter Wolf switches up our regular “Record Rundown” and instead talks about some of his favorite…

July 9th, 2010 | | Record Rundown
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Dedicated: The Rakim Q&A

In 1985, DJ Marley Marl was working in his studio that doubled as his sister Belle’s second-floor apartment in the…

February 5th, 2010 | | Articles
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The funky technician Lord Finesse of D.I.T.C. speaks out

  I ran into Lord Finesse in a dimly lit Brooklyn bar about a year ago while he was spinning…

October 30th, 2009 | | Articles
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