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DJ Khalil: The Making of “Almost Famous” By Eminem

June 23, 2010

The Hastings Set drops a quick teaser of DJ Khalil and Chin (The New Royals) in-studio recording vocals and other pieces for the opening sequence of Eminem’s “Almost Famous” from the Recovery album.

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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

rokwell June 23, 2010 at 8:58 pm

Meh…

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Mr Hugo June 24, 2010 at 12:23 am

Kanye west is…..back

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Shan Money June 24, 2010 at 8:03 pm

I think him and Dj Toomp are the nicest dudes on Reason Hand Down

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juiceboxjackson June 25, 2010 at 1:19 pm

Nice, this was one of my favorite beats off the album…it’d be nice to get a sneak peek at how he did the drums for all us Reason users :)

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DJBrody June 25, 2010 at 9:04 pm

yeah those drums are sick, also my favorite beat from the album… a sneak peak on those drums would be sick indeed… I think I read somewhere he uses majorleagueaudio’s drum kit, don’t know if he used it for this beat tho

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spank delux June 26, 2010 at 5:23 pm

pretty sure homey just mics actual drums and in some case live drum sessions. Check youtube.

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TONY TRAXX June 27, 2010 at 10:25 pm

REASON AND A MIDI CONTROLLER IS REALLY ALL YOU NEED !

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Dan June 30, 2010 at 8:28 pm

I agree with Spank, a lot of Khalil’s most recent work has been sample-free, live stuff. He just makes his shit sound like samples. Big shouts to his right-hand man Chin Injeti for his musicianship. He’s been involved in the Canadian music industry for almost 20 years. They both deserve the mainstream recognition they’re currently enjoying.

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Shabazz September 29, 2010 at 1:05 am

That fat greasy nigga kalil is whack!!!
I don’t know how clowns like this actually retain a career in the hip hop game.
I don’t even consider this shit that’s out nowadays hip hop.
It’s like fucking pop idol hits and ringtones.
These “rappers” (if you want to call ‘em that) are nothing more than a bunch of corporate shills jigging for a buck.
No lyrical content, most “hip hop” songs are based around some shitty sound kit sample catchy MTV party to go type hook with autotune.
These pussies don’t know shit about the rap game.
I make beats AND rap.
My weapons of choice:
mpc 2000xl
s950
1/4″ reel to reel, 4 track
4 track tascam cassette
turntables
mixer
DAW (for tracking out & effects only)
Real hip hop.

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savo May 1, 2011 at 3:59 am

shabazz, and you are? lol

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