Large Professor feature – XXL (March 2002)

Noah Callahan-Bever, who use to write/edit most notably for Ego Trip and later for Complex, put a website of his own as a showcase/archive of his work.  Some really great articles are feature there. One in particular is about LP.  It starts from his origins in the game to why he left the  public life towards the end of the 90’s.  Ever wonder about that Jay-Z line from the Takeover where Jay-Z mentions “on tour with Large Professor…with the tech on the dresser”? Well, its explained here.  Look for the feature after the jump:

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Posted on September 10th, 2010

Large Professor Talks Nas on “Live at The BBQ”

The title tells it all. Just watch and learn. Get up on your history, son! Props to Nah Right.

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Posted on August 21st, 2010

Nas – The Nas Remixes & Large Pro Blends

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I know we here at KTL  have given a lot of attention to Obama in the last several weeks, but I have not been fully distracted from my first love – hip-hop. So, with that being said, I’m going to focus more on giving you more hip-hop posts and things to make you 10% smarter in the upcoming posts.

Now, I am not one to post a lot of mixtapes but I do like to post the ones that I think are worth it. Coincidentally, I got 2 for you today. One is a remix mixtape from Nick James that I found at HHIR (What up, Aaron & Ivan!). Its a collection of remixes Nick did that take from Jazz samples to just straight hip-hop breaks. The next is a mixtape I found at TROY that takes beats from Large Professor’s instrumental albums and puts Nas’ acapellas to them. And since we know the 2 are a good combo previously, its cool to see what a whole album would sound like with the Esco/Extra P duo.  Tracklistings after the jump.  And if you want to hear some new/old rare Nas, go see Dukes @ Full Clip!


Nick James – The Nas Remixes

Nas meets The Large Professor

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Posted on January 28th, 2009

Extra Nasty (Nas & Large Professor Collaborations)

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If there ever was a post that I did for just one person, this would be it. JGILLA, this is your digital xmas present. As I was snooping around the nets, I realized that I slept on Ivan & Aaron’s work on collecting Extra P’s and God Son’ collabos. Phenomenal idea! If you are just feenin’ for quality hip-hop while driving to your folk’s house, please download to your iTouch now! After the jump – Ivan has a dope lil’ write-up for the mixtape and Tracklisting.

Extra Nasty (Nas & Large Professor Collaborations)

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Posted on December 22nd, 2008

Extra P

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Some good friends of ours were asking for this. Please listen responsibly.

 

Extra P – Beats Vol. 2

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Posted on November 30th, 2007

Half Man, Half Amazing

 

A dope find by the homies at BIFTK & Miss Info. Dope footage from an old Rap City in the early 90s. Its crazy to me to see all those dope producers in one room and also realize that everyone is about 20 pounds lighter in the video (FYI – Hit 30, hit the gym). So inspired right now that I need to give you an old school mix in the next for days. This is for the architect, Haruo J. Gilla. Benefit!

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Posted on October 31st, 2007