Early Pete Rock – 1991 Source Interview
Wednesday June 28th 2006,
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This really takes me back…this piece dropped just before Pete began his reign as the most in-demand producer/remixer of the moment, not to mention the impact of the Mecca & The Soul Brother LP. I wonder what happened to that D-Nice, Heavy D and Ice Cube posse cut that he mentions?

Father MC – Lisa Baby (Hip Hop Fat Mix) [twelve inch single, Uptown, 1991]

Pete Rock & CL Smooth – “Mecca & The Soul Brother” video:

Pete Rock & CL Smooth – “Sprite: Obey Your Thirst” commercial:

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man this takes me back dog. I lived and breathed hip hop when I was growing up – this article just showcases how raw and dope hip hop was back then, before all the commercialism and all that shit.

the most recent aceyalone album takes me back to that vibe – just dope beats and lyrics…

I miss it – thanks for sharing this.

mad “kicking myself for throwing away all my source magazines from the early days” wax

Comment by dj mad wax 06.28.06 @

Man your vaults are deep son! I wish I still had a lot of my old Word Ups, Sources, and Rappages magazines from that era. These kids could never relate to how the vibe was back then.

Comment by Big Articulate 06.28.06 @

what beats did he do for Biz?

Comment by mordecai 06.28.06 @

Thanks for that Father MC track.

Comment by Scott 06.28.06 @

is the EPMD rampage remix he did the same one thats on dj edans fast rap?

Comment by cunt spell 06.28.06 @

I guess the PR/Biz track never came out.

I’ve never heard that “Fast Rap”, but I’d assume it is.

Comment by Robbie 06.28.06 @

Man, i haven’t heard that Father MC track for a while.

Thanks for the article 2…

Comment by aLDo 06.29.06 @

good work, as always.

Comment by Double R 06.29.06 @

“is the EPMD rampage remix he did the same one thats on dj edans fast rap?”


Comment by Lotuz 06.29.06 @

Rob & Lotuz

Comment by cunt spell 06.29.06 @

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