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Nicolay On Quitting Music, Forming Foreign Exchange

February 28, 2009


In a lecture session with Red Bull, Foreign Exchange producer Nicolay tells the story of studying music, quitting music, and finally returning after connecting with Phonte through the Okayplayer messageboard. 

Nicolay, a formally trained musician, also talks about the benefits of musical theory and education in the creation of Hip-Hop instrumentals.

Hear the whole audio interview.

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Dope-Neeldz March 1, 2009 at 2:10 am

He’s in my top 10 Hip-Hop Producers.
His stuff is so much more musical than most other producers.


Rob Bates March 4, 2009 at 10:30 am

I definitely fux with it. I remember as a shawty in High school bumpin old tapes coming across Nicolay’s shit.

Also caught a couple of interviews in Scratch magazine and whatnot.

Reaall TUFFFF!! AND VERYYYY Inspiring.


Rob Bates March 4, 2009 at 10:32 am


And definitely in my top 10


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