Adrian Younge: Looking Back To Move Hip-Hop Forward (via @NPRMusic)
Spaghetti Westerns and the scores of Ennio Morricone, Philadelphia soul, opera and the Wu-Tang Clan all come together in the music of composer and producer Adrian Younge. He has produced and composed two new albums: one with William Hart, lead singer of The Delfonics, that’s being released this week, and one with rapper Ghostface Killah — Twelve Reasons to Die — that will be out next month. Ghostface Killah and Younge will debut their album just after midnight Thursday at South by Southwest. While Younge thinks of himself as a hip-hop guy, it’s been years since he has listened to that music with any regularity.  [Read More…]

Adrian Younge: Looking Back To Move Hip-Hop Forward (via @NPRMusic)

Spaghetti Westerns and the scores of Ennio Morricone, Philadelphia soul, opera and the Wu-Tang Clan all come together in the music of composer and producer Adrian Younge. He has produced and composed two new albums: one with William Hart, lead singer of The Delfonics, that’s being released this week, and one with rapper Ghostface Killah — Twelve Reasons to Die — that will be out next month. Ghostface Killah and Younge will debut their album just after midnight Thursday at South by Southwest. While Younge thinks of himself as a hip-hop guy, it’s been years since he has listened to that music with any regularity.  [Read More…]

(Source: NPR)