Talib Kweli & Rock On Sean Price, Heltah Skeltah, Boot Camp, 2Pac, Decepticons | People’s Party Full

In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli,” Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with rapper, writer, and one half of the Brooklyn duo Heltah Skeltah: ROCK AKA ROCKNESS MONSTA Here’s what we got into: • Rock’s Brownsville, Brooklyn NY upbringing and early home life. • First meeting Sean Price aka Ruck when he was 11 years old. • Being a member of the Brooklyn street gang, the Decepticons. • Steele of Smif-N-Wessun being the architect of Boot Camp Clik. • Buckshot of Black Moon protecting BCC from signing bad deals. • How the Five Percent Nation impacted his life and deciding to leave. • Seeing Black Moon on TV while locked up and telling himself ‘I’m on’. • CEO of Duck Down Records, Dru-Ha being a stand-up guy. • How the album, ‘Nocturnal’ impacted Talib when he first heard it. • Rock apologizing for his and BCC’s part in promoting Timbs. • Heltah Skeltah’s song, ‘Therapy’ and how it wrote itself. • The unrelenting competitive spirit of emcee Sean P. • Defining Boot Camp Clik’s phrase, ‘pulling a Ruck’. • Asking Rock to explain what, ‘Leflaur Leflah Eshkoshka’ means. • Wu-Tang’s influencing the early decision of creating The Fab 5. • The night Rock realized Ruck was a next-level emcee like himself. • Breaking down some introspective bars from, ‘Rockness A.P.’. • Rock’s most recent release, ‘Ether Rocks’ being delayed due to covid. • Why he felt compelled to give Krondon a shout-out on the new album. • An incident at Hot 97 that got Rock and Ruck banned from the studio. • A fan pulling a machine gun on the group after asking for a autograph. • The heated argument between Tek and Sean Bigga over Tupac. • Rock and Talib’s take on fans telling rappers how to do their jobs. • How Rock’s daughter has impacted his life and what he raps about. • Learning how to navigate fatherhood from Sean P, Eminem, and T.I.. • What’s next for the Rockness Monsta?? Listen to “No Fear of Time” Black Star’s first album in 24 years. Only on Luminary. https://luminary.link/nofearoftime Subscribe to UPROXX Video and ring the bell to turn on notifications: https://uproxx.it/5rzazsh New Episodes of People’s Party with Talib Kweli every Monday 9AMet/6AMpt. Watch all the episodes here: https://uproxx.it/avxtjgf Audio Podcast — Listen, Subscribe and Review! Apple: https://applepodcasts.com/peoplesparty Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/72bYFZB... Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/peoplesparty The UPROXX Family UPROXX Music youtube.com/uproxxmusic UPROXX Studio youtube.com/uproxx FOLLOW Rock ➕Instagram: https://instagram.com/rocknessbcc ➕Twitter: https://twitter.com/_rockness_ FOLLOW UPROXX UPROXX.com: https://uproxx.com Instagram: https://instagram.com/uproxx Twitter: https://twitter.com/uproxx Facebook: https://facebook.com/uproxx More Jasmin Leigh: https://www.youtube.com/jasminleigh https://www.instagram.com/realjasminl... Hip-Hop Heads Playlists: 90’s Hip Hop http://bit.ly/90sHipHopPlaylist 2000’s Hip Hop http://bit.ly/2000sHipHopPlaylist 90’s R&B Hits http://bit.ly/90sRBPlaylist ABOUT UPROXX VIDEO: UPROXX Video celebrates Hip-Hop, Style, and Creativity through a mix of original shows and music videos from the biggest artists, entertainers, and innovators from our culture. PEOPLE’S PARTY WITH TALIB KWELI People’s Party is a weekly interview show hosted by Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh. Guests range from the biggest names in hip-hop to global entertainers to the most progressive minds moving our culture forward. The audio podcast is available on Apple and Spotify.
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