New Podcast With Mr. Len (#36)

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This week on Outside the Lines With Rap Genius, we talk to the awesome DJ and producer Mr. Len, with special guest MeLa Machinko

Len is best known for his work with underground rap heroes Company Flow. In addition to his DJ duties there, he also has two superb solo projects to his name (including the upcoming Marvels of Yestermorrow), and continues to DJ for a wide variety of hip-hop artists, including Jean Grae

Len is joined by special guest MeLa, a superb singer who has been on the hooks of some of your favorite rap songs. Her upcoming album is called Hov Said It Best

We talked to Len about what life in the Rawkus empire was really like, how he invented instrumental hip-hop, the reaction to El-P’s famous “mouth-fucked by Nazis unconscious” line, and tons more

For more information about Len and MeLa, you can check out annotated excerpts from our interview here. You should also check out the Rap Genius verified accounts of both artists

You can check out this episode, and our entire archive, on iTunes. You can also hear it on liberated syndication, via the player on our Facebook page, or just by listening below