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Pete Rock’s All-Time Favorite Song: James Brown “Papa Don’t Take No Mess”

April 3, 2009

Pete Rocks sits down with BBC’s 1Xtra to reveal his all-time favorite track, James Brown "Papa Don’t Take No Mess", and how it specifically inspired him to pursue music.

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

TONY TRAXX April 3, 2009 at 5:04 pm

I THINK PETE ROCK IS ON SOMETHING.

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Big g April 3, 2009 at 6:50 pm

I THINK TONY TRAXX IS ON SOMETHING.

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beatier.mcmaker April 4, 2009 at 12:29 am

LOL, I need list of his top ten James Brown song then…

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DRUMAT!C April 7, 2009 at 2:11 pm

yo– “did you use James Brown in your record?” What kinda stupid fuckin question was that? This is Pete Rock you’re interviewing… not Kanye West… haha!

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dog August 7, 2010 at 3:50 pm

I think he knew, i think he may have just been spelling it out for his audience?

who knows? maybe he don’t know anything about hip hop?

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cyber Sequencer Reviews March 19, 2011 at 10:33 pm

Has pete been working on any new projects? I haven’t heard anything from this brotha in a few years

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