Posts Tagged ‘Pete Rock’

ToDo ToDay: Romeo and Juliet, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and Jacco Gardner

Director Aaron Posner says he was drawn to Romeo and Juliet "because of sex and violence, just like everybody else." Evergreen themes those are indeed, but when his version of the tragedy opens tonight at the Folger Elizabethan Theatre, it may feel especially contemporary: Rehearsals were interrupted by the Navy Yard shooting in September and the Capitol [...]

Jon Laine’s GIANT is All About The Beats

Released in 1998, Soul Survivor was the grand coronation of producer Pete Rock's already-stellar career, a large-scale album equally celebrated for its imposing instrumentals and heavyweight guest list (the Wu-Tang Clan, Black Thought of The Roots, and Common all had verses on the project). Yet despite the star-studded cast, Pete was the clear centerpiece, as his beats [...]

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