Iovine on hiphop Wheres the anarchy
"Where's the anarchy coming from?"
Jimmy Iovine has said that he feels that most modern day hip-hop is missing a sense of ‘anarchy’ and social commentary. Watch our video interview above.
The record producer and Beats co-founder was speaking to NME on the red carpet of the premiere of Netflix’s new original series The Defiant Ones – which tells the story of the rise and success of Dr Dre and Iovine in their early days through to meeting and building an empire together.
Asked if he felt any names in modern hip-hop were carrying on the legacy of the likes of Dre and NWA, Iovine replied: “I don’t know. I’m always looking for the lyricist and to see where the anarchy is coming from – words about social injustice you know. I don’t see anything like that right now.
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