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Large Professor / WHAT’S GOOD(?)

For those in the know, Large Professor’s name rings bells.  He’s the producer responsible for introducing Nas to the world, has had a hand in countless classics, including Let The Rhythm Hit ‘Em by Eric B. & Rakim, Mecca & The Soul Brother from Pete Rock & CL Smooth, & Illmatic.

In this exclusive interview with SHAOLIN JAZZ (conducted by Myk Blauuw), he talks about his creative process, what it takes for a young artist to catch his attention, unreleased Nas demos, and a secret super producer group chat he’s in with other legends like Questlove.

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ONE WORD: Nasty – T-shirts


To complement our first ONE WORD exhibition, where we’ll be highlighting NAS, we decided to drop a line of T-Shirts using the tag DJ 2-Tone Jones developed as the identity for it.  To check out the range, which includes women’s tees, v-necks, and more (courtesy of the Red Bubble platform) click here and for more info about the ONE WORD: Nasty exhibition click here.


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King RJ presents…Jay-Z vs Nas


One of the best hip hop parties to surface in DC –  King RJ (DJ 2-Tone Jones and DJ Roddy Rod) present the Versus party, where (every Tues.) they go head to head spinning tracks from 2 iconic rap groups and or artists.

Let me be clear – this is a party for hip hop heads not just “oh I like rap an music shit.”  If you’re a fan(natic) come through and they’ve even got the $5 “recession special” for that cover charge.

The last one was Meth vs Red, this Tues its Jay-Z vs Nas and they’ll also have Aniekan (of AM Radio) doing a live mural.  Get ready folks, this weekly party is next to blow….