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Behind the Breaks With Prince Paul

We’re so hyped to be working on a project involving Prince Paul!! For a year or so now, Sole Imperial has been in collaboration with Behind the Breaks to work on Branding, Design, and Marketing …

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Reef the Lost Cauze – Success

In an industry that has it’s fair share of fakes, Reef the lost Cauze has represented himself honestly and the culture of Philadelphia consistently throughout his career. We applaud artists who can ta…

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Interview With DJ Ambush

I’ve gotten to know and work with DJ Ambush for a little over a year now. After meeting with him and his partner, Dave Ghet on working with their company, I quickly learned the wide breadth of i…

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Interview With The Captain Surfs

I heard about the art of Chris Viverito, aka The Captain Surfs through his wife and fellow artist, Heather Brown.(read her interview here Based out of Hawai’i, Chris’s creative output is w…

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Interview With Joe Buck(ingham)

“And to my man Joe Buck, you know he nonstop…” – These were the words uttered at the end of “The Bizness,” a standout track from De La Soul’s Stakes is High. The album was a flagship of 90’s album tha…

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Interview With Stacey “Flygirrl” Wilson

When I decided to start doing interviews for Sole Imperial, it was very clear that one of the first people I wanted to feature was Stacey “Flygirrl” Wilson. An extraordinarily talented person, her wor…

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Conversation With Haj of Dumhi

When I first met Haj in 2008, I was going out to underground hip hop shows in Phily to get my beats heard. It seemed that the only way to do this was pass around beat CD’s for artists to potentially h…

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Sound Definition- Shawn J Period

Often times, a producer’s sound can be seen as a consistent thread that runs through a movement. By the time, the Rawkus had moved to Soundbombing 2, Hi-Tek’s crisp hi-hats, low-fi samples, and …

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Rich Medina x TED

Rich Medina is a world renowned DJ, poet, and producer based out of Philadelphia. He has played a great role as a purveyor of all things music in the Philly, as well as spreading his love of Afro Beat…

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