Unique Access With Soren Baker

Unique Access With Soren Baker

2 Seasons

Veteran journalist Soren Baker interviews Hip-Hop luminaries, filmmakers and more for Unique Access. He also speaks with notable personalities about their favorite Rap albums on Best Albums.

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Unique Access With Soren Baker
  • Big Daddy Kane Explains Why He Hid A Marley Marl Beat From MC Shan

    Episode 1

    Big Daddy Kane guests on Unique Access with Soren Baker to discuss the time he hid a Marley Marl beat from MC Shan. The Brooklyn, New York MC also discusses writing Biz Markie's "Pickin' Boogers" and why he produced "Smooth Operator."

  • Ras Kass on Why He Doesn’t Believe In “Black Power” & His New “Soul On Ice 2”

    Episode 2

    Ras Kass visits TheSoren Baker Show and talks about why he doesn't believe in "Black Power." The Carson, California rapper also talks with Soren about his new LP and book "Soul On Ice 2," and Eminem and JAY-Z not needing his money.

  • Scarface Explains Why It Takes Him So Long To Make Albums

    Episode 3

    Scarface explains why it takes him so long to make albums. The Geto Boys member also tells host Soren Baker how he writes about death & what it was like making "Mr. Scarface Is Back." Additionally, Face tells host Soren Baker about making "My Mind Playing Tricks On Me."

  • MC Eiht Discusses Working With DJ Premier & Making Peace With DJ Quik

    Episode 4

    MC Eiht discusses his Which Way Iz West collaboration album with DJ Premier, on Unique Access. The Compton rapper tells Soren Baker about what makes working with Premier special and expounds upon his "Runn The Blocc" single. Eiht also explains the origins of his DJ Quik beef & what he learned fro...

  • Dee Barnes Speaks About Her 'Music, Myth, and Misogyny' Memoir

    Episode 5

    Dee Barnes explains what she learned working with Kool DJ Red Alert & Stetsasonic. The "Pump It Up!" host also tells Soren Baker about her Music, Myth, and Misogyny memoir, why Queen Latifah has been so successful & why she loves being a female MC.

  • Chi Ali Talks Prison Humbling Him & His Fight To Eliminate Solitary Confinement

    Episode 6

    Chi Ali explains how prison humbled him. The Native Tongues member also discusses his fight to eliminate solitary confinement & Fat Joe supporting him.

  • Masta Ace Details Working With Biz Markie & Cold Chillin' Dropping Him

    Episode 7

    Masta Ace explains how he learned production from Marley Marl. The Juice Crew member also discusses getting dropped from Cold Chillin' Records & Biz Markie not showing up to record "Me And The Biz." Additionally, Ace details battling multiple sclerosis on "Fight Song." During his Unique Access in...

  • Leslie "Big Lez'"Segar on BET Rap City History & Working on Vh1's The Breaks'

    Episode 8

    Leslie "Big Lez" Segar talks to Unique Access about her work on the Vh1 show, The Breaks. The dancer & radio host also speaks with Soren Baker about documentaries she's worked on, including one on BET's Rap City and one about Women In Radio.

  • Talib Kweli Speaks About Why He's Not A Fake Jay-Z

    Episode 9

    Talib Kweli explains why he's not a fake JAY-Z during his interview with Unique Access. The Brooklyn rapper also talks to Soren Baker about learning from Chuck D, why he champions women in Rap and how he picks things up from the acts on his Javotti Media record label.

  • Bill Duke Discusses Menace II Society & Working With Dre, Snoop & Lauryn Hill

    Episode 10

    Bill Duke explains what drew him to Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg for the title track for his Deep Cover film and the parallels regarding police brutality in the 1990s and now. The actor, director and producer also talks about his famous line from Menace II Society and what makes the Hughes Brothers film ...

  • Reggie Wright, Jr. Discusses A Hit That Was Allegedly Put On Suge Knight

    Episode 11

    Retired Compton police officer Reggie Wright Jr. visits The Soren Baker Show to discuss an alleged hit that was taken out on Suge Knight, Death Row Records hiring police to work for them, and why Snoop Dogg wanted to be like Michael Jackson.

  • Money B Explains How He Helped Tupac Get His Role In Juice

    Episode 12

    Money B from Digital Underground explains how he helped Tupac get his role in the film Juice. Money B also talks about why he was not in the film, and the plan that he, Pac and Treach had to star together.

  • Del The Funky Homosapien Discusses Writing For Ice Cube

    Episode 13

    Del The Funky Homosapien discusses writing for Ice Cube and Yo-Yo, and details how Ice Cube shaped him, creatively.