Jackie Spade Interview

This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel,  Jackie Spade. Recognized from the 2015 BET Hip-Hop Cypher with DJ Premier, the North Carolina MC talks about DJ, Lil Wayne’s influence on him, wanting to be a fly on the wall for Tupac’s Hit Em Up, the soulfulness of Southern Hip Hop, the writing process and […]

Grandmaster Caz and Grandmaster Melle Mel – Hip Hop History

This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Tim sits down with two legends, Grandmaster Caz and Grandmaster Melle Mel. The progenitors of hip hop talk about what inspired them, Top Shelf records and the media tour, what differentiated them from others and share some great hip hop history.

Grandmaster Caz and Grandmaster Melle Mel, Part 1

This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, In part 1, Tim sits down with two legends, Grandmaster Caz and Grandmaster Melle Mel. The progenitors of hip hop talk about what inspired them, what differentiated them from others, and what the world was like when they were helping to form what we now know as […]

Bobby J From Rockaway – The Interview

I first heard Rockaway Beach, New York City, native Bobby J on Instagram after he posted a video of MC and Producer, Kwame and himself going back and forth. Bobby J from Rockaway joins The Library with Tim Einenkel this week to talk about working with Kwame, musical influences, being from Rockaway Beach, why Biggie […]

Termanology – The Interview as Usual

This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Termanology. The Lawrence, Massachusetts. MC talks about the hip hop scene in his hometown,  writing lyrics, meeting and working with DJ Premier, making the next Illmatic, the legacies of Big Pun, Fat Joe, Mac Miller, his favorite lyrics and much more.  

Grand Wizard Theodore

This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, the man who invented the scratch and the pioneer of the needle drop, Grand Wizard Theodore. The hip hop legend talks about the moment he invented the scratch and the importance of the needle drop. He talks about his own history in hip hop, his voice being sampled […]

AWAR – A Science to His Art

This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Tim sits down with New York artist, AWAR. AWAR talks to Tim about his Hip Hop beginnings as a student at Fordham University,  his newest album, The Spoils of War and working with artists such as Jadakiss, Scarface, Raekwon, Anthony Hamilton, CyHi the Prynce, Cormega, Alchemist, Jake One, Nottz, Lord Finesse, Showbiz, […]

DJ Kay Slay

This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Tim talks to DJ Kay Slay. The Drama King talks to Tim about the history of the Graffiti Hall of Fame, how he went from an incredible graffiti artist to a highly respected DJ and breaks down the importance of every hip hop element. Kay Slay also talks about […]

Ghost of the Machine – A Disciple of Hip Hop

This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Tim is joined by Ghost of the Machine. Ghost has worked with Skyzoo, Reks and many more. He’s a talented MC who I didn’t know much about until I sat down with him and had this incredible conversation.