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Alchemist (of Gangrene) - 'Interview Pt. 1 (At Rock The Bells 2007 - New York, NY - 7/29/07)' (Interview)

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  • Released: Sep 11, 2008
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Summary

Part 1 of 2: While this interview is from Rock The Bells 2007 the content remains as relevant as if it was recorded yesterday. One of the greatest producers of all time, ALC talks about where he's from (hint: 90210), his inspirations to become a producer and how rap invaded middle-America. Alchemist credits NYC with his quick escalation into the scene, Muggs with teaching him how to produce instead of just make beats, and Preemo as the G-O-D. Charismatic and perceptive, Alchemist comes across as a quick learner, a natural who through networking, a great ear and personality, helped bring hip-hop to the forefront since he debuted in the rap group The Whooligans in the early 90s.

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4 Stars
Name: Arto909 (Posted: 2/25/2009 1:04:00 AM; Partial IP: .229.36.30)
Location: l.a.
Comment: hiphop is a state of mind.. its a mentality hiphop is how u live... alc is hiphop .. who cares if hes from beverlyhills.. hes a dope producer and I love wat hes doin with ev..
4 Stars
Name: L(s) (Posted: 9/22/2008 11:29:00 AM; Partial IP: 250.34.162)
Location: Pound Town
Comment: Alchemist is a creative, talented producer with a good ear for samples. Anyone hating on Alchemist based on wear he's from is blinded with ignorence. Its not where your from its where your at. You can't possibly think that his contributions to hip hop is in valid and worthless because he grew up in Beverly Hills. Mentalities such as that keep people in the ghetto and prevents enlightenment to strive for success.
5 Stars
Name: cearockz (Posted: 9/17/2008 10:38:00 PM; Partial IP: 4.64.24.49)
Location: nyc,usa
Comment: whatup- its a shame this dude gotta ,almost have a fuckin explanation as to where hes from ,lol..this is hip hop people, alc is dope. study the culture! haters. peace.
4 Stars
Name: cs (Posted: 9/16/2008 10:15:00 PM; Partial IP: 143.18.244)
Location: Washington,DC
Comment: Who the fuck cares. He was at least honest about where he grew up. Hip Hop music is not about being street or ghetto. Most rap is bought by suburban kids anyways. This the problem with most main stream shit they got it twisted. It is all about the music. Most of you all have been listening to AL for awhile, now your going to stop. Thats what I call being fake.
3 Stars
Name: big D (Posted: 9/16/2008 5:42:00 PM; Partial IP: .27.137.52)
Location: NYC
Comment: yo....why is it that in the past 2 years everybody and their mom is asking/finding out that ALC is from Beverly Hills? every publication I read now that features alc asks him about that shit. shit is corny. people ask the worst questions... whattup al?
4 Stars
Name: jayskratch (Posted: 9/16/2008 11:37:00 AM; Partial IP: 54.214.242)
Location: southampton, england
Comment: who cares if he from hollywood he make dope shit!!!
5 Stars
Name: NP (Posted: 9/15/2008 7:20:00 PM; Partial IP: .61.184.21)
Location: boise id
Comment: Alchemist always stays sharp, dope music can't wait for that Chemical Warfare...
5 Stars
Name: Jet (Posted: 9/15/2008 3:50:00 PM; Partial IP: 44.199.194)
Location: Sweden
Comment: Why hate on Al just because hes from Bevery Hills? let the music speak for itself! Chemical Warfare, look out for that one.
4 Stars
Name: kreugerkidd_84 (Posted: 9/15/2008 2:08:00 PM; Partial IP: 29.150.124)
Location: miami
Comment: beverly hills...... he came a long way. alchemist has dope beats
1 Star
Name: the man (Posted: 9/14/2008 11:28:00 PM; Partial IP: .63.136.94)
Location: right here
Comment: Ok ok, first of all, the fact that The Alchemist is from Beverly Hills (wtf?) is actually hilarious to me, like what the fuck, man? And the other thing is, dude, if you're not from the ghetto and not gangster, don't try and act like you are just because you're involved with hip hop, because that shit is corny, its FAKE. So, Alchemist, get rid of that fake ass ghetto accent and swag. I've lost respect for this dude, just for being a fuckin cornball. What a shame, I wish I never found this out...
5 Stars
Name: D.T.O.B. (Posted: 9/13/2008 11:32:00 PM; Partial IP: 45.170.201)
Location: up
Comment: wichita falls...wtf?
5 Stars
Name: Antone (Posted: 9/13/2008 7:49:00 PM; Partial IP: 74.233.220)
Location: L.A.
Comment: Alchemist is a legend. The interviewer is the worst ever tho...
4 Stars
Name: musicalminded (Posted: 9/13/2008 2:26:00 AM; Partial IP: 41.237.216)
Location: usa
Comment: Who cares where he's from? He is a legend in hip-hop. His beats are among the illest in the industry.
5 Stars
Name: CHANCEY79 (Posted: 9/12/2008 6:34:00 PM; Partial IP: .69.153.18)
Location: Wichita Falls,Tx - USA
Comment: BEVERYLY HILLS? WTF


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