Interview conducted by William Hernandez.

Blaq Poet, a Queensbridge, NY native, first made a name for himself in 1987, entering his name into the legendary battle of Queens vs. The Bronx with his song ‘Beat You Down’, a scathing attack on KRS-One. Blaq Poet’s refusal to dilute his subject matter or soften his cadence attracted the interest of rap’s most legendary producer, DJ Premier, who inked Blaq Poet to his Year Round Records label. Blaq Poet’s new album, “Tha Blaqprint”, has recently been released by Year Round Records via Fat Beats Distribution.


Legendary Corona, Queens, New York producer & DJ Dr. Butcher is best known for working with Kool G Rap, Akinyele and the X-Ecutioners. With a new EP entitled “Ringtone Madness” about to drop, he took time out to speak to William Hernandez…


Interview conducted by William Hernandez.

Talk about your new EP “Ringtone Madness”.

WFVS Underground Railroad Mixshow Audio 06/27/09


Following the untimely death of Michael Jackson, it seemed that every DJ on every station was running an MJ tribute, or a collection of his tracks, to the point where shit was getting a little um… boring. So in the spirit of flipping the script, I tried to pay tribute to some living legends in the mix – Stevie, Bootsy and Clinton, and Prince all got run amongst the usual selection of bubblers. (Tracklist under the fold.)