Let the Record Show, the crate-dug interview series in which artists discuss their favorite songs of all time as the tracks spin on vinyl, continues its third season today, as hosts Mike Pizzo and Warren Peace sit down with producer/DJ 4B, best known for his work with Mad Decent, Flosstradamus, and Ultra Music.
Having released his new single “Did You” with Chris Brown this past Friday, 4B – legally Bobby Mckeon Jr – joins the Let the Record Show at SON Studios in Las Vegas to talk about 10 songs that helped shaped his musical tastes. From golden era hip-hop bangers from Biggie, Big Daddy Kane, and Method Man & Redman, to electronic music staples like Robin S “Show Me Love”, Major Lazer “Get Free”, and T2 “Heartbroken”, 4B’s selections articulate his dual Staten Island, NY / New Jersey upbringing. During the interview, 4B recounts a hilarious Diplo story, selling DJ equipment to Redman, and his mom rapping “Gangsta’s Paradise” word-for word.
4B’s appearance on Let the Record Show marks the 34th episode in the series and the 19th episode released this year. Following each Flosstradamus, Lil Jon, Kurupt, Mayer Hawthorne, Just Blaze, Masta Ace & Marco Polo, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Cut Chemist, MURS, Tech N9ne, Del the Funky Homosapien, Destructo, The High & Mighty, Valentino Khan, CADE, The Doppelgangaz, Chromeo, it’s been a banner year for Let the Record Show. Season 3 will continue in the coming weeks with YehMe2 and a special holiday episode.