Episodes
This week Tim continues his conversation with the legendary Ice-T. Check it out now!
Published 11/01/22
Jeru The Damaja checks in this week from Berlin, Germany with Tim Einenkel. Jeru talks career, working with artists such as DJ Premier, his early beef with Puffy, why it was never about Biggie, life in quarantine and newest project. This interview was recorded in April of 2020, beginning of Covid Pandemic. Full interview at AllHipHop.com
Published 10/07/22
This week, Tim talks to Sol Messiah about his new album God CMPLX, working with TLC, Dead Prez, Nappy Roots, Boyz II Men and Madonna. Sol also breaks down the art of the scratch, which Public Enemy track is the greatest record ever made and much more.
Published 09/30/22
Stetsasonic, De La Soul, Gravediggaz, 3rd Bass, Def Jam, Producers, DJs, Hip Hop, 40 plus years of friendship. In 2020 they did a project BY EVERY MEANS NECESSARY VOL. 1, the original score to the celebrated NETFLIX documentary, “WHO KILLED MALCOLM X?" The two legends join Tim to discuss their extraordinary careers, producing De La Soul, Stetsasonic, why they continue to be in love with hip-hop, and why Malcolm X was one of the greatest lyricists.
Published 08/19/22
This week Tim continues his conversation with legendary, Ice-T. They to discuss turning points in his career, music, acting, the power of the B-side, MCs that have had big impacts on his career and whether or not he would do a Verzuz.
Published 08/08/22
Organized Konfusion. Solo Artist. Lyricist. Artist. Genius. He’s Pharoahe Monch and this week he joins Library Rap: The Hip Hop Interviews with Tim Einenkel. For the full video interview, go to AllHipHop.com
Published 07/22/22
Rah Digga discusses studying electrical engineering, performing at Lyricist Lounge for the first time, as well as the impact Kool G. Rap, Rakim and KRS-One had on her as an artist. Full interview at AllHipHop.com
Published 07/15/22
Jim Jones Speaks On Ending Feud With French Montana And More On Library Rap: The Hip Hop Interviews With Tim Einenkel. Go to AllHipHop.com for the full interview
Published 07/08/22
Check out Tim's interview with the legendary Rahzel. For the full interview go to AllHipHop.com
Published 07/01/22
This week, Tim talks to Mic King about his new EP, iCONIC, collaborating with Musiq Soulchild, business side of the music industry, creating a kind of FiveThirtyEight model to determine the greater rapper out there and how his arrogance has helped and hurt him.
Published 06/03/22
This week on Library Rap, Tim talks to Chicago MC, Defcee about his new album with Boathouse, For All Debts Public and Private. Defcee also discusses his role as a school teacher, the faults of the school system has influenced his writing. Tim and Defcee talk children’s mental health post pandemic and society’s role to help them, racism in the United States, Jay Z’s “Where I’m From” and how it’s a perfect song to use in the classroom, artists he’s worked with, Bobby Bonilla Day and who are...
Published 05/18/22
This week Tim talks with Pawz One about his new project RANDOM ACT OF VIOLENCE, composed with Evolve, features Trizz, Casual, Mykill Miers, Copywrite & DJ Eyeball. Pawz talks about going from Graf to MCing, lessons learned from serving time in prison, what he learned from Ras Kass while he was there, importance of lyrics and much more.
Published 05/05/22
RIP to the Legendary DJ Kay Slay. This week we replay Tim's interview with DJ Kay Slay. The Drama King talked to Tim about the history of the Graffiti Hall of Fame, how he went from an incredible graffiti artist to a highly respected DJ and breaks down the importance of every hip hop element. Kay Slay also talked about his album, Hip Hop Frontline, working with artists such as: Bun B, Joell Ortiz, Jon Connor, Lil Wayne, The Lox, his thoughts on streaming services and why artists need to...
Published 04/18/22
 Canibus telling Library Rap: The Hip Hop Interview with Tim Einenkel. This week, in part two of his interview, Tim continues his conversation with Canibus about end of the world survival, recording hip hop history, music and personal journey. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 04/09/22
"Why is it so hard for us to earmark the things that are important in our culture?" - Canibus telling Library Rap: The Hip Hop Interview with Tim Einenkel. This week, in part 1 of his interview, Tim talks to Canibus about end of the world survival, recording hip hop history, music and personal journey. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 03/25/22
This week we replay an episode Tim produced, wrote, edited early on in the pandemic. How has the lives of Hip Hop artists and creatives been impacted by Covid-19? We hear from Black Moon's Buckshot, DJ Evil Dee, Ras Kass, Smif N Wessun's General Steele, Kwame, Masta Ace, Bobby J from Far Rockaway, Termanology and DJ Neil Armstrong on the effects this pandemic has had, not just on their lives but the lives of other artists. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 03/18/22
"The minute I heard [Trump] say 'China Virus' and 'Kung Flu' I knew it was going to be open season on Asians," Lyrics Born tells Library Rap: The Hip Hop Interviews during their must-listen conversation this week. "ANTI" by Lyrics Born and Filipino-American DJ Cutso is a new track denouncing the criminal epidemic that shines a light on this troubling rise in their communities, with hope that it spreads awareness to stop the violence against AAPI. Lyrics Born discusses the false narrative of...
Published 03/11/22
Tim Einenkel has a dope conversation with rap legend Daddy-O from Stetsasonic on this week’s episode of The Library. Full interview at AllHipHop.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 03/04/22
In 1991, when Cypress Hill released their self titled debut album, Cypress Hill, the group’s members had no idea that almost 30 years later they would still be going strong. This week, B- Real sits down with Tim Einenkel to discuss the early days of the group, writing in Spanish and English, the MC that made B Real want to quit, his beef with Ice Cube and the legendary California MC that had him squash it. For full interview go to https://allhiphop.com/thelibrary/ Learn more about your...
Published 02/25/22
This week on Library Rap, Tim talks to Jack Preston about his new album, The River (produced by Jon Bom). Jack and Tim explore and dissect tracks from the album, while the North Carolina artist breaks down what he's learned from lyrical artists, musical compositions learned from "drug dealing rap", why he's a triple threat and so much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 02/18/22
This week on Library Rap, Tim is joined by Hieroglyphics' legend, Casual to discuss the Hieroglyphics, new music (The Art Of Reanimation with Dead Perry) , bitcoins, Hierocoin, NFTs, the business of music, going camping and the importance of silence. Casual talks about his history in music, the art of the freestyle and shares stories about working with Pharaohe Monch, Prince Po, Prince Paul, Dan the Automator, Ed O.G. , Sadat X, Del the Funky Homosapian, Souls of Mischief and many more. ...
Published 02/04/22
DITC’s O.C. Gives Props To Pharoahe Monch And Organized Konfusion, Tells An Epic Story About Diddy. For the full interview go to https://allhiphop.com/thelibrary/oc/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 01/28/22
Compton’s Most Wanted co-founder MC Eiht joins Tim this week for an in-depth conversation about his early influences. The rap legend explains how he went from gang banging to becoming a legendary MC with Compton’s Most Wanted and much more. Check out full interview here: https://allhiphop.com/thelibrary/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 01/21/22
The Library’s Tim Einenkel and AllHipHop.com co-founder Chuck “Jigsaw” Creekmur sit down with Hip-Hop pioneer , the late, great Kangol Kid of UTFO. Kangol Kid discusses how he became one of the first dancers for the rap group Whodini, how UTFO came to be For the entire interview go to allhiphop.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 01/15/22