Young Guru Lecture At Red Bull Academy

Lecture: Young Guru (Madrid 2011)

Artists need their people. Gimel ‘Young Guru’ Keaton is Jay-Z’s people. When the rap-conquering MC and world-conquering mogul steps into the booth (as he continues to do, despite frequent retirement threats), Young Guru is outside, at the board, making sure Hova sounds good. Since 1999 – a staggering twelve years – this has been the way of things. Along the way, Guru has recorded pretty much every other A-list MCs. Some say he has the Midas touch. Watch as he speaks on doing what you love first and foremost, and a couple tricks of the trade.

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Young Guru Speaks On WTT, Bad Boy Days and More

Guru sits with HHCUK and touches on working with Bad Boy’s “Hitmen” production team Chucky Thompson and Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie. He also talks about the “Otis” video off WTT and also defends. He also comes to 9th Wonders defense about his critique of WTT and why. He also speaks on a battle Just Blaze at Baseline and how it hurt his ego.

Via HHCUK

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