• Summary

  • Open Mike Eagle Sits down with the legendary creators in hip-hop to discuss their life, impact, and legacy over the course of a season. Season one covers DJ Prince Paul (De La Soul, Handsome Boy Modeling School). Season two covers El-P (Company Flow, Run the Jewels) Brought to you by Stony Island Audio.
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Episodes
  • Gravediggaz/RZA

    Jun 19 2020
    Prince Paul opens up about his time with RZA and the Gravediggaz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    1 hr and 10 mins
  • 3ft High and Rising: The Origins of De La Soul

    Jul 8 2020
    Prince Paul tells the story of producing De La Soul's first album. Along the way we hear how the group was formed, the creative direction behind the album, and how they fit into the burgeoning hip-hop community around them. From the invention of the 'skit' to the first major sampling lawsuit, it's the story of an album that changed the business of rap music forever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    1 hr and 15 mins
  • A Prince Among Thieves

    Jul 15 2020
    In 1999 in the height of rap’s jiggy era Prince Paul made one of the most imaginative projects in music history. A Prince Among Thieves is a fully formed musical novel born from Paul’s creative vision and fueled by pain in his personal life. In this episode he walks us through the struggles of producing the album, the triumphs of completing it and how close he came to actually developing it into a full-length movie. Its the story of a naive and talented rapper named Tariq (played by Breezely Brewin) and it unfolds through rap songs featuring legends like Biz Markie, Big Daddy Kane, De La Soul and many more  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    1 hr and 7 mins

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