www.thecryptonline.com Presents The HipHopHeads Podcast
Episode 38 (25 Years of Jedi Mind Tricks)
Vega and Bonafide get up and start the show with new music, we speak on the tear Boldy James is on right now. Common, Curren$y, Alchemist and Roc Marciano have a show next week in Boston. Copywrite celebrates 20 Years of The High Exhaulted. Finally, we do a deep dive into Jedi Mind Tricks, one of our favorite hiphop groups. They have been consistently making music now for 25 years! We discuss our first impressions, how we found Jedi Mind Tricks, our favorite tracks and much more. Don’t sleep on this episode it was a fun one. If youre not familiar with JMT strap in we’re giving you a crash course.
Slaine apparently was out a couple years ago and he took his music to the street things got heated and Slaine slapped a kid, really no big deal. It was actually pretty funny to hear the kid talking all “street” Slaine slaps him and the kid doesnt want any “im not about that”, “There’s cops over there!” lol. Here’s a photo I took of Slaine and Jus Allah about 5 years ago
Mac Danzig of UFC and Ultimate Fighter winner, when he’s losing fights in the UFC he takes to twitter. Mac had some shit to say about Slaine setting off his pal Jus Allah. Jus Allah went on to rant on twitter, and is still ranting. See if you decypher the tweets below, also watch Jus Allah get all racist calling people wiggers.
The most shocking piece of information to come out of all of this is that Jus Allah has never heard a DMX’s It’s dark and Hell Is Hot or Biggie’s READY TO DIE album!!!!
Jedi Mind Tricks are setting up to release their latest album Violence Begets Violence the 1st JMT album without the legendary Stoupe on the boards… This is produced by Hypnotist Beats Jus Allah brings it.
Words from the Pazman
Our new album “Violence Begets Violence” drops October 25th. Some of you have heard by now that this is the first Jedi Mind Tricks album we’ve made without Stoupe handling the production. Bottom line is at some point after making our last album, “A History of Violence,” Stoupe lost his passion for making hip-hop and wanted to try new things.
Through our career, we’ve always waited on him to get inspired to make a new album, but this time around we got tired of waiting out his creative drought. He tried to produce some things for this new album, but we could tell early on that his heart wasn’t in making JMT records anymore. He’s moved on as a producer to work in other genres with his sideprojects, Dutch and Vespertina, and we’ve moved on with a new crop of talented producers to make the hardcore hip-hop we’ve always been known for.
We’re reinvigorated and we feel like these younger, hungrier kids put a battery in our back. You deserve the best music we can make. Stoupe made great albums with us, but he’s moved in a different direction as a producer, so we decided this was the best move for us to make sure we give you guys the best music we can.
Regardless, Jus and I feel like we made a great record. I’ve made plenty of other albums with other producers. You guys know AOTP. You know my solo shit. Some of you even said that my solo album was the best work I’ve done to date, including all of the JMT albums. Don’t worry, that classic hardcore JMT shit is coming on October 25th. Just trust me. I’ve never let you down in 15 years. Give us the benefit of the doubt and listen to “Violence Begets Violence” with an open mind.
The music business is crazy right now. Most artists disappear after one album or one single. We’ve been fortunate to have a 15-year run, which could’ve never happened without you guys…our fans. The last thing we want to do is to try to pull the wool over your eyes, so we wanted to let you know upfront about Stoupe, but also let you know that we’re still Jedi Mind Tricks…we still are, and always will be, making hardcore shit no matter who mans the boards.