Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds link up with Asher Roth on the latest episode of Juan Epstein. The main topic of discussion in the clip revolves around Eminem’s bars he aimed in Roth’s direction after feeling like the “College” rapper took a few subliminal jabs on a past song. The hosts and Asher also share a few laughs when they look back on JAY Z’s verse for Kanye West’s “Monster.” Watch as Rosenberg and Cipha explain to listeners why they find the first few lines of the song to be comical plus much more.
Now this was a dope interview and a refreshing detour from the questions everyone else is asking Kanye right now. The Chicago emcee sat down with Peter Rosenberg and Cipha sounds for the latest episode of Juan Epstein. Yeezy credits NO ID as being his biggest inspiration as a producer, touches on his early influences like Premo and Pete Rock, College Dropout and more. West also revealed that in the studio he really has no preference between an MPC or ASR, the moment he realized his step brother was a crackhead, looks back on working with J Dilla and explains that Michael Jackson was responsible for motivating him to put together 808s and Heartbreak. Before calling it a wrap, Kanye took the opportunity to call out the former heads of Rawkus Records for passing up on signing him because they felt he didn’t have a certain look.
King Push decides to call the In The Morning crew over at HOT 97 in New York and gives insight behind how Kanye West’s now infamous My Name Is My Name party rant came about. In fact, Pusha explains that he’s fortunate enough to hear Kanye speak that way on a regular basis and that the public is only treated to these moments when he goes off on a rant. Before getting into Pusha T’s new single “Nosetalgia” featuring Kendrick Lamar, the G.O.O.D. Music rapper lets Cipha sounds know he’s working on getting Kanye West on the Juan Epstein show. Take a listen to how it all went down live on the air.
Deric Angelettie, better known as “D-Dot”, makes an appearance on Juan Epstein as opens up about his past beef with Kanye West. D-Dot enlightens listeners on how his relationship with Kanye West developed during his early years as a producer and his work ethic. The former Bad Boy producer touches on his experience with formerly managing West when he was trying to break into the industry as a rapper and how he single handedly was responsible for helping Ye recover his publishing rights in full years ago. However, like most times, good things come to an end and eventually Kanye and D-Dot found themselves falling out.