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Interview with Producer Arden

Posted in Interview, News with tags , , , on May 10, 2010 by SOBs

Fresh off his latest production placement for “U Smile” with Justin Bieber, Arden talks to ASCAP about how he got into the business and his projects with Musiq Soulchild, Alicia Keys and others. Read the full thing here.

Check out Arden’s work on “U Smile” after the jump.

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SOBs and BOB on Billboard

Posted in Alumni, Interview, News, Show Recap with tags , , , on April 28, 2010 by SOBs

B.O.B. aka Bobby Ray caused quite a commotion when he returned to SOBs a few weeks ago. It seemed like everyone wanted a piece of him, and who wouldn’t? He has the #1 song in the country and his album dropped yesterday. Check out the whole Billboard interview with Bobby Ray here.

Coming Soon: Cormega

Posted in Interview, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , on October 28, 2009 by SOBs

On October 29th, Hip Hop legend and Queens native Cormega returns to SOBs to perform songs from his new album ‘Born and Raised.’ Renowned for his ability to vividly describe the life and struggle of street life, Cormega has earned his stripes as one of the best MCs in the game. His most recent album has met critical acclaim with Hip Hop DX giving it a coveted multi-platinum (XXXX) rating.  All Hip Hop wrote “Cormega’s rich allusions and commanding narrative voice keep you engaged.”

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“This album is the truest look into me not just as an artist, but as a writer and as a person.  I came into my own in a lot of ways on this album,” Cormega explains. He describes his music as “mature and sophisticated, steep rap with feeling” not something that can be easily said about a lot of the music out today.  SOBs spoke with the Hip Hop veteran to talk about who he’d like to collaborate with, female MCs, giving back to the community and what it’s like to work with your heroes. Hit the jump to read more.

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