A review of Common Sense’s classic album written by Chairman Mao for The Source in october 1994. The audio is a recording of a young Kanye West trying hard to make a name for himself by battling Common on a radio show in Chicago.
Cover story on DJ Premier from the DJ special issue of Rap Pages. For anyone interested in Dee Jaying this April 1996 issue of Rap Pages is a collector item, i’ll scan more from it if some of you are interested.
DJ Premier : Red Alert Chant
Chairman Mao met Prince Paul for this interview published in Ego Trip in november 1995. The column with the black background in the second page has also been used in Ego Trip’s Book Of Rap Lists, but unfortunately not the rest of the interview.
Gravediggaz : Constant Elevation (first version)
Interview with Buckwild, published in Egotrip in 1995, questions by Chairman Mao.
Diamond, Sadat X & Lord Finesse : The Shit Is Real