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On the LEGENDIZE podcast, hip hop pioneer DJ Marley Marl and co-host DJ Callie Ban go beyond the origin stories of hip hop's greatest artists and producers, and the classic records they made. Lean in as they candidly interview hip hop royalty, break down the history of iconic samples, and step inside the culture that changed the world. On this podcast, we'll find out what makes a classic - and what makes a legend. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/legendize/support

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On the LEGENDIZE podcast, hip hop pioneer DJ Marley Marl and co-host DJ Callie Ban go beyond the origin stories of hip hop's greatest artists and producers, and the classic records they made. Lean in as they candidly interview hip hop royalty, break down the history of iconic samples, and step inside the culture that changed the world. On this podcast, we'll find out what makes a classic - and what makes a legend. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/legendize/support

    8. DJ Premier

    8. DJ Premier

    On the Season 1 finale of LEGENDIZE, Marley and Callie welcome legendary producer and hip hop royalty DJ Premier to the show. Preemo shares stories of his childhood in Texas and NY and the many influences that helped shape his musical journey. From teaming up with Guru and Gangstarr, to producing classics for Jay Z, Biggie, Nas and countless others, the 3x Grammy winning producer details his history, process and contributions to the culture. Enjoy a very special peek into the world of the undeniable legend .... DJ PREMIER.


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    • 1 hr 40 min
    7. Big Daddy Kane

    7. Big Daddy Kane

    On this episode of LEGENDIZE, Marley and Callie take a deep dive with the one and only Black Ceasar, King Asiatic...Big Daddy Kane. Kane tells us what famous Marley beat he hid from Shan, his take on the 'Symphony', and recording never-released records with Jay-Z, Tupac and MC Hammer. Also, Kane is shocked to learn what Marley was holding behind the door when he first came knocking. And of course, the hosts break down another classic sample from songs you know and love. All that, on another fact-filled episode of LEGENDIZE.


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    • 1 hr 24 min
    6. Craig G.

    6. Craig G.

    On this episode of LEGENDIZE, original Juice Crew member Craig G joins Marley and Callie for a trip down memory lane. From the making of 'Dropping Science' and the 'Symphony' to his takedown of Supernatural and penning the battle raps for 8 Mile, Craig G has stories for days. Plus Marley and Callie Legendize another classic sample and welcome the return of soul music.


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    • 1 hr 1 min
    5. The 45 King

    5. The 45 King

    On this Episode of LEGENDIZE, Marley and Callie chop it up with the one and only 45 King. Learn what it's like producing and DJ’ing for the Flavor Unit and Queen Latifah, plus how his mega-hits for Jay-Z and Eminem came to be. King gets personal, shares some truths about the music biz, and lets us know what crate the 900 Number came from. Also, we've got more hot topics, sample breakdowns, and the crowning of 45 King as he gets LEGENDIZED!


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    • 58 min
    4. MC Serch

    4. MC Serch

    On this episode, Marley and Callie welcome the one and only MC Serch to the dais to break bread and spit knowledge. As a young kid in Far Rocakaway Queens, Serch had considered becoming a rabbi, but hip hop had other plans for him. From being a founding member of 3rd Bass, executive producing Nas, and his beef with MC Hammer, Serch is more than a white rapper known for breaking stigmas - he’s a bonafide hip hop icon who’s earned a place in Marley’s pantheon. All that and more on this episode of LEGENDIZE.


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    • 1 hr 27 min
    3. Naughty by Nature

    3. Naughty by Nature

    On this episode of LEGENDIZE, Marley and Callie welcome the kings of the hip hop anthem, Naughty By Nature. This Grammy award winning group defined the genre and broke down cultural barriers in the 90s. From humble beginnings in East Orange NJ, to the world stage - Naughty by Nature’s influence on music, branding, and pop culture is massive. Listen in as Treach, Vin Rock, and DJ Kay Gee set the table with their origin stories, and share their insights on longevity, promotion and building wealth. Join LEGENDIZE in celebrating 30 Years of Naughty by Nature!


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    • 1 hr 36 min

Customer Reviews

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31 Ratings

31 Ratings

F-Forever ,

MARLEY MARL ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Love the stories, the history, and interviews. Give Marley his flowers now!!!!!

ahulia ,

Love these guys

The The inside these guys have is unbelievable! Stories, tips and all kinds of amazing gleanings into the world of hip-hop and music at large

dutchoven4u ,

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Been a fan of MM since I was 10 or so. Really appreciate this open and candid podcast. Can't wait to find out who rolls through.

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