GOAT Producers

GOAT Producers

Diamond D's newest album is The Diam Piece 2. The LP follows a series that launched in 2014 when the Diggin' In The Crates co-founder dropped his acclaimed first installment. The Bronx, New York MC, producer, and DJ already promises a third volume on the horizon, with the recording done. Speaking to AFH TV, Diamond highlights several key tracks on DP2, including collaborations with Elzhi, Erick Sermon, A-F-R-O, Havoc, Twista, and Raekwon. The artist responsible for mentoring and producing Fat Joe discusses some new talent in his circle. As a 30-year-veteran who crowned himself "the best producer on the mic," Diamond opens up about his rhyme style, revisits some seminal remixes for OutKast and Rae', and reveals if that nickname ruffled any peers' feathers back in the mid-1990s.

In the conversation, Diamond opens recalling the discovery of his love of records and break-beats. Next, the D.I.T.C. O.G. discusses some specific tracks from his LP. At 9:00, Diamond speaks about his rhyme style and why his flow never leaves the pocket of the beat, regardless of who produced it. At 13:00, the triple-threat recalls a track he made for three Hip-Hop legends 25 years ago that the public has yet to hear. In the closing moments of the 35-minute interview, the South Bronx representative reflects on his career, proudest verses, and reveals the significance of giving his Grammy Award to his mother.

Diamond D's The Diam Piece 2 tracklist:

1. “Intro” featuring Verse and Snooze
2. “Watch Yo Back” featuring Buckshot, General Steele, and Rockness Monsta
3. “O.M.G.” featuring Pharoahe Monch
4. “Turn It Up” featuring Snoop Dogg and Case
5. “The 3 Kings” featuring Erick Sermon and Havoc, with scratches by Kid Capri
6. “I Can’t Lose” featuring Elzhi and Blake Moses
7. “I Got It Covered” featuring O.C. and Adela
8. “Fly” featuring Raekwon, Fat Joe, and Fred The Godson
9. “Bodied” featuring David Banner, Big Rec, and Edson Sean
10. “Maintaining” featuring Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz
11. “Children Of The Ghetto” featuring Styles P, Xzibit, and Ashton Martin
12. “Chivas Blanc”
13. “Next To You” featuring The Crossrhodes (Raheem DeVaughn & Wes Felton)
14. “The Hit” featuring Termanology and The Diaz Brothers
15. “The Zone Out” featuring Talib Kweli, Niko Is, and Terror Van Poo
16. “Hold Up” featuring Twista, A-F-R-O, and Dillon

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