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All Def Digital Presents: #DefTalk With Raekwon

Raekwon The Chef hit up the ADD offices to talk being a member of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan, the importance of having a solid team, the music industry today, and of course, Fly International Luxurious Art.

Raekwon, aka The Chef, recognizable as one of the members of the illustrious Wu-Tang Clan, stopped by the All Def Digital offices to kick some knowledge on the game today, his impoverished start in Staten Island, being part of the Clan, and the importance of having a good team. And of course, Fly International Luxurious Art, which is his sixth studio album.

The Chef says that as a youngster, he was motivated by seeing Run DMC’s gold chains and kicks in one of their videos on Video Music Box. Eventually, the legendary Wu-Tang Clan arrived on the scene, and they went on to become one of the most influential hip hop acts of all time. “It’s all about the confidence you carry,” Rae says. “When you have a team, you feel ten times more powerful because you’re not doing it alone, and that’s how we always felt; we could beat the world, it was us against them.”

He goes on to acknowledge that today, hip hop is a bit different than the golden era he and his comrades cultivated, saying “A lot of times nowadays the music is being driven just for party purposes…The climate of music today just needs more artists being original, not so much following what everyone else is doing; just make music from the heart, make it have feelings.”


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Waka Flocka And Young Buck Co-Sign The #SlappaRappaChallenge

Plot twist.

After Atlanta Rapper Yung Mazi started the #SlappaRappaChallenge , by slapping an unidentified rapper on camera, Alley Boy and his DTE crew called him out.  Now Waka Flocka and Young Buck are clearly showing support for Yung Mazi in this new video.  Hopefully Alley Boy doesn’t find himself in a situation like he did in LA..

 


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Drake Makes Appearance At SMACK/URL Event; Challenged In Front Audience

Over the past year, there have been rumblings that Drake and battle MC Murda Mook had a friendly yet competitive run in at a nightclub where the Toronto based superstar issued an open challenge. Since then, fans of the battle culture have been weighing in on whether a battle between the two would ever take place. Last weekend, the world wide leader of MC battle culture SMACK/URL held their NOME 5 event, and much to everyones surprise, Drake made an a appearance, but was quickly challenged by Murda Mook in front of the entire audience. Check out what Drake had to say in the video.


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Alley Boy And DTE Respond To Young Mazi’s #SlappaRappaChallenge

After Atlanta rapper Yung Mazi began slapping rappers with his #SlappRappaChallenge , he seems to have ruffled some feathers. Alley Boy and his DTE crew have this to say..

 

 


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