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"Tim Einenkel does one of the best interviews in all Hip-Hop and rap music." Chuck D, Public Enemy "The Library with Tim Einenkel" is like "Inside the Actor's Studio" for hip hop. Every week, Tim gets inside the art of hip hop in interviews with the most influential emcees, artists, producers, DJs, and sound engineers. Notable guests have included, Ice T, Royce Da 5'9", Joell Ortiz, Talib Kweli, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte, David Banner, Scarface, Rah Digga, Rapsody, Smif-N-Wessun, Buckshot, along with many more.

"Tim Einenkel does one of the best interviews in all Hip-Hop and rap music." Chuck D, Public Enemy "The Library with Tim Einenkel" is like "Inside the Actor's Studio" for hip hop. Every week, Tim gets inside the art of hip hop in interviews with the most influential emcees, artists, producers, DJs, and sound engineers. Notable guests have included, Ice T, Royce Da 5'9", Joell Ortiz, Talib Kweli, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte, David Banner, Scarface, Rah Digga, Rapsody, Smif-N-Wessun, Buckshot, along with many more.
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"Tim Einenkel does one of the best interviews in all Hip-Hop and rap music." Chuck D, Public Enemy "The Library with Tim Einenkel" is like "Inside the Actor's Studio" for hip hop. Every week, Tim gets inside the art of hip hop in interviews with the most influential emcees, artists, producers, DJs, and sound engineers. Notable guests have included, Ice T, Royce Da 5'9", Joell Ortiz, Talib Kweli, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte, David Banner, Scarface, Rah Digga, Rapsody, Smif-N-Wessun, Buckshot, along with many more.

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Episodes

Nino Graye - No Peace For Kings Interview

1/15/2019
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This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Tim talks to hip hop artist, Nino Graye about his newest album No Peace For Kings. Nino talks about lessons learnt from being part of the supergroup, Almighty which consisted of Cappadonna, Planet Asia, Bronze Nazareth, M-Eighty and Canibus. Breaks down songs and lyrics in his new album and much more.

Duration:00:33:17

Shad: The Hop Hop Evolution Interview

1/8/2019
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This week on The Library, Tim sits down with hip hop artist and host of the Netflix’s series, Hip-Hop Evolution, Shad. Shad talks about his hip hop journey as host of the series, what he’s learned as a fan and as an artist, and talks about who are the MC’s MC. Shad also discusses his own music, his new album, A Short Story About a War, the creative process and his favorite lyric of all time.

Duration:00:35:44

REPLAY - Key Tracks: Pharoahe Monch’s PTSD Interview

1/1/2019
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This week on The Library, we replay Tim's interview with Pharoahe Monch. The Queens rapper discusses his deeply personal 2014 concept album PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Red Bull Music Academy Daily contributor, Tim Einenkel. Make sure you check out more from the interview here http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/2016/08/key-tracks-pharoahe-monch-ptsd

Duration:00:53:40

Replay - Reggie Ossé

12/25/2018
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This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, we'll replay Tim's interview with the late, great Combat Jack, Reggie Ossé. RIP Reggie

Duration:00:46:38

Benny the Butcher aka 2 Chain Benny Mane Interview

12/18/2018
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This week on The Library, Tim talks to Benny the Butcher. The Buffalo, NY MC, just released his debut album, Tana Talk 3. He talks about the album, really breaks down his storytelling ability, the origin of his original MC name "2 Chain Benny Mane", why Buffalo, NY is making a real Hip Hop push and why he refers to himself as the '97 Hov.

Duration:00:30:53

Torae - The All Praises Due and Fatherhood Interview

12/11/2018
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This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Tim sits down with Torae. Torae and Tim talk about his new album, All Praises Due, favorite lyrics, the gentrification of HipHop, being a father, and all things Hip Hop music.

Duration:00:52:45

Sadat X and El Da Sensei are XL (Full Interview)

12/4/2018
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This week on The Library, Tim sits down with Sadat X and El Da Sensei. Sadat and El discuss their careers so far, the importance of Graffiti in Hip Hop, their favorite MCs, and their latest album, XL and favorite lyrics of all time.

Duration:00:43:57

Sadat X and El Da Sensei are XL, Part 1

11/27/2018
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This week on The Library, Tim sits down with Sadat X and El Da Sensei. In part one of this interview, Sadat and El discuss how they first heard on one another, the importance of Graffiti in Hip Hop, their favorite MCs, and whether or not theyve ever conte

Duration:00:11:40

Shad - His Hip-Hop Evolution, pt 1

11/20/2018
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This week on The Library, Tim sits down with hip hop artist and host of the Netflixs series, HipHop Evolution. This is a two part interview. In part 1, Shad talks about his hip hop journey as host of the series, what hes learned as a fan and as an artist,

Duration:00:11:24

DJ Lord - Public Enemy and Prophets of Rage

11/13/2018
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This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Tim talks to Public Enemy and Prophets of Rages DJ Lord. Lord and Tim define what a true DJ is,the balance between embracing new technology while recognizing that vinyl is not replaceable. The two also talk abou

Duration:00:36:40

The Man Behind Mylo the Cat (@MylotheCat)

11/6/2018
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This week on The Library, Tim sits down with the man behind some of your favorite viral videos. Known as isthishowyougoviral on YouTube, mylothecat on Instagram and by Adam, to his mom, Tim and Adam talk about the process of making these hiphop cartoon ma

Duration:00:40:44

Joell Ortiz and Apollo Brown - Mona Lisa Interview, Pt 1

10/30/2018
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This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Joell Ortiz and Apollo Brown. The Brooklyn MC and the Detroit Producer sit down with Tim to discuss their latest album, Mona Lisa. The two artists explain why they dont listen to other music during the creative

Duration:00:13:45

Keith Murray - An Epic Interview

10/23/2018
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This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Keith Murray. The Roosevelt, Long Island MC takes Tim on an epic journey from the first rhyme he ever heard, to the importance of Medgar Evers College Radio to him growing up, writing rhymes while in school, his

Duration:00:44:16

Dell-P - A True Wordsmith

10/16/2018
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This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, DellP. Tim talks with Philadelphias Hip Hop Artist and Album of the year Awards winner about the incredible line of MCs coming out of Philly, why Philly is overlooked, and the care he takes in every aspect of al

Duration:00:17:30

General Steele - The All Interview

10/9/2018
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This week on The Library, one half of SmifNWessun, General Steele. Tim and the Bucktown MC talk about the 25th Anniversary of Blackmoons Enter da Stage,SmifNWessuns Dah Shinin, their appearance on NPRs Tiny Desk Concert. Steele also gives us insight to th

Duration:00:43:27

Kwamè - The Genius

10/2/2018
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This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, artist and producer Kwam. The legendary producer and MC talks about his early days as an artist, the roles Lionel Hampton and Stevie Wonder played in his life as a child, and the origin of his name. Kwam talks a

Duration:01:22:24

Exacto: The Art of the BeatBox

9/25/2018
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This week on The Library with Tim Einenkel, Teacher, Artist and Beatboxer, Exacto. Exacto talks early beginnings, the art of graffiti, beatboxing and much more.

Duration:00:49:55

Joseph Abajian, Founder of Fat Beats: Pushing Hip Hop From the Beginning

9/18/2018
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This week on The Library, Joseph Abajianaka DJ Jab founder of the famed hip hop record store Fat Beats. Abajian gives a history of the record store scene back in 1990s New York City. He explains the importance of Fat Beats to the independent hip hop artis

Duration:00:30:06

REKS - Order in Chaos Interview

9/11/2018
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This week on The Library, Tim talks to REKS, who, along with Short Fyuz is about to release his 11th album, Order in Chaos Bullies Music Group Incorporated. Tim talks to Reks about the new album, working with producers DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Statik Selekt

Duration:00:28:35

Westside Story: The Yo-Yo Interview

9/4/2018
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Actress, entrepreneur and artist, Yo Yo, joins The Library with Tim Einenkel this week to talk early influences, using hip hop to empower the youth, what Doug E Fresh, MC Lyte and Roxanne Shante mean to her and the culture and of course Tupac.

Duration:00:36:56