Legendary rapper and producer, Pete Rock, stated in a recent interview that New York rappers need to stop hating the South and get more on their grind.
Recently, Peter Phillips known to many as the legendary rapper and producer "Pete Rock," the one half of the critically acclaimed group Pete Rock & CL Smooth, spoke with hip-hop site SOHH and stated he thinks that New York rappers need to stop hating the South and get more on their grind.
"In rap media you hear people complaining about the South, then you hear people complain about New York," stated Pete Rock. "I'm in New York, so I hear the South beef, I'm like 'you all need to stop that and just get on your grind and do your music and stop sitting there bickering about who's wack, who's this, who's that."
After four years since last album "Soul Survivor II," Pete Rock returns to record stores next week with his new album "NY's Finest" and on the album there's, reportedly, a song entitled, "Til I Retire," where the rapper expresses his disapproval of the bashing that Southern hip-hop has received.
Featured artists on the album "NY's Finest" include Raekwon, Masta Killa, Papoose, Redman, Styles P, Jim Jones and others.
The album "NY's Finest" which was leaked back on February 20th, 2008 will be in stores February 26th, 2008.