Showing posts with label Guru. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Guru. Show all posts

Monday, August 25, 2014

NEW INTERVIEW!!! - Young Guru - "Talks Keys To Success In The Industry, How Internet Piracy Changed Music & More"...


Here is part two of HHS1987's exclusive with esteemed DJ & studio engineer Young Guru at the Heineken Green Room event at Tango in Philadelphia. Guru sat down with our very own E-Money in front of a packed house and spoke for over an hour on his career and experiences as the sound technician behind one of Hip-Hop's most historic record labels. When discussing what has led to his success in the studio, Guru credited the trust between him as an engineer and the artists & producers he works with; making a comparison to the relationship between a barber and their client. He also spoke on his various endorsements including deals with Akai Pro, a line of engineering headphones, and an upcoming book, before delving into how teaching at USC and running Jay Z & Kanye West's 'Watch The Throne' Tour have opened up new avenues for him to affect music. Guru also shed light on how the Internet and piracy changed the music industry, his favorite recording equipment, and much, much more. Check back for the conclusion of our sit-down, coming soon. Watch part one of our interview here: http://youtu.be/ZCKrCjb-0v4 Follow us on Twitter | Instagram @Young_Guru | @YoungGuru763 @EMoneyBeatz | @BeatEmUpMoney @HipHopSince1987 @RickDange

Monday, August 4, 2014

NEW INTERVIEW!!! - "Young Guru Talks Rocafella Era & More"...


Here is part one of HHS1987's exclusive with esteemed DJ & studio engineer Young Guru at the Heineken Green Room event at Tango in Philadelphia. Guru sat down with our very own E-Money in front of a packed house and spoke for over an hour on his career and experiences as the sound technician behind one of Hip-Hop's most historic record labels. Guru detailed his start as a DJ in Delaware, how connecting relationships in college prompted an early partnership with with Sean "Puffy" Combs and Bad Boy Records, moving to New York as a young father, as well as how forging a friendship with Memphis Bleek that led to a prominent position at Rocafella Records in it's rise to prominence. Guru also touched on his desire to teach up and coming engineers, engineering the session for Hov's legendary diss "Takeover", and how Just Blaze and Freeway's synergy led to the first State Property LP Follow us on Twitter | Instagram @Young_Guru | @YoungGuru763 @EMoneyBeatz | @BeatEmUpMoney @HipHopSince1987 @RickDange