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Lunatic The Messiah

What’s the science behind your name? Or Is there any? Well, LUNATIC was my street name since I was, like, 16 or 17 years old on up trough my hustlin’ years, and it stayed the same until about ’98 when I was incarcerated for about 2 1/2 years. That’s when I met a guy who […]

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Matai

What’s the science behind your name? Or Is there any? Matai) A friend of my father’s who was Samoan gave me that nick-name as a child and told me that it meant Big Chief in Samoa. What do you think of Mainstream Hip Hop? matai) I love it. I think it’s great that Hip-Hop is […]

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Mike Control

1-What’s the science behind your name? Or Is there any? We came up with the name Mike Control from our style we use on the mic, passing the mic back and forth. The passing the mic back and forth style, you have to at all times know what each of us are about to do. […]

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Necro

How is it you found enough time to drop production for 5 successful albums in 2004, including your own LP? Was 2004 a seriously busy year for you? I JUST DID IT, I WORKED EVERYDAY AND THE WORK HASNT STOPPED IN 2005, WHEN YOU HAVE GOALS LIKE ME THEY CONSUME YOU AND YOU WILL WIN […]

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NECRO Exclusive Interview

1. So when did the Necro saga begin? 12 YEARS AGO 2. Is it true you started doing metal before rockin’ the mic? YES IT SURE IS 3. Who are your most notable musical influences? MEPHISTO, HASHEM, AND RANDY TRAVIS 4. Although you did production for other cats like Cage and Missin’ Linx in the […]

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Nowledge Of Self

What’s the science behind your name? Or Is there any? The statement “Nowledge Of Self” is the very science to our name. We strive for complete nowledge of ourselves, our fans, and our environment. It is the most important aspect of survival, and ultimately succeeding in Life. What do you think of Mainstream Hip Hop? […]

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OPE aka O Asiatic

What’s the science behind your name? Or Is there any? My name was originally OPUS ONE, my Grafitti name. My boys called me OPE (LIKE HOPE W/O the H) for short. O*Asiatic is just a spin off name I use to reflect a little more culture. What do you think of Mainstream Hip Hop? I […]

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OPE aka O*Asiatic Reveals Production Secrets

How long have you been in the game? I’ve been a Producer for almost 10 years, I picked the mic back up in 1996. That’s when I started OPE ENTERTAINMENT. I’ve been into Hip Hop culture, everything except DJing since I was 12 or 13. In your total Hip Hop experience, what have you seen […]

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Outthere

How’s Hip Hop look from where your standing? I would have to say that it’s pretty much were it’s expected to be, given everything that has shaped it in the last few years. When you begin to forge lyrical gems, what techniques do you use? How do you get in the mood to swing with […]

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Pack FM Wouldn’t Tell Us What FM Stands For

Where you from? Brooklyn, New York Brooklyn is a place where a lot of emcees have come out of. Can you describe what emcees influenced you on your way up? I wasn’t really influenced by emcees. I was more influenced by fans and my own personal tastes in music. I started rhyming after hearing “Check […]