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Views Before The 6
64 minutes | Mar 22, 2020
Views B4 the 6 - DJ GROUCH
We're BAAAAACK!!! Well... kinda... i guess... We were starting to record episodes again before the Corona virus ting popped off and well... we felt like during these self isolating times that people could use a little entertaining... In our return episode we sit down with the legendary Dj Grouch and talk about him growing up in Toronto's west end, how he got into Djing, DJing at CHRY 105.5FM , Turnstylez forming, winning the ITF Battle in NYC, his INSANE catalog of cuts and MUCH MORE!!!
52 minutes | May 2, 2019
Views B4 The 6 - Mathematik
It's been a long time... we shouldn't have left you... with out a podcast to step to... BUT WE ARE BACK!!! And in this episode we sit down with legendary Toronto emcee Mathematik to talk about his career from his classic tune Learn To Earn with Down To Erf right on up to his latest release Real/is-Him to his recent Loop Sessions session... so without further adieu... Enter Mathematik...
73 minutes | Dec 28, 2018
Views B4 The 6 - Friday AKA Ricky Dred
In this episode we sit down with Rapper/Manager/Podcaster Friday AKA Ricky Dred and talk about his come up in Montreal (running with a young Tara Chase), coming to Toronto to go Harris and eventually joining the BMG street team as well as managing the Empire crew, how going to jail led to him quitting drinking, his rap career, and how he got into podcasting.... and much more.....
58 minutes | Nov 26, 2018
Views B4 The 6 - Frankie Payne aka Jugganot
In this episode we sit down with emcee Frankie Payne aka Jugganot and discuss his 25+ year career spanning from his early days in Split Decision, to his Toronto classic Everything's For a Reason on up to what he's working on now... plus he tells us about the legendary time he called up the Powermove show for Eat the Beat.... while he was locked up.... and much more!!!
78 minutes | Sep 24, 2018
Views B4 The 6 - SCAM
We're BAAAAAAAAACK!!!!! In this episode we sit down with legendary Toronto Dj/Producer SCAM. We talk about some of his classics (Boiling Point, Dear Hip Hop and many more) as well as how he met the Powermove crew and he tells us a great story about he got turntables... and much more!!!
38 minutes | Aug 19, 2018
Michie Mee @ McMichael Gallery Interview
Big Tweeze sits down with the queen of Toronto Hip Hop at the McMichael Gallery as part of their Acoustic Conversation series... We only had a limited amount of time so consider this a preview of the ensuing episode... so take this in!! And let us know in the comments if you want us to up the live performance as well....
60 minutes | Jul 4, 2018
We Need More Crates Can Con mix....
Tweeze recently went on the We Need More Crates podcast and dropped an all Can Con mix... Hold Tight, new episodes coming SOON!!!! TrackListing: Tweeze mix Ghetto Concept - Mista Crack Ed Maestro ft Showbiz - Fine tune the mic Kardi - On wit da show Infinite - I gotta get mine Choclair - Flagrant Black I - Where Im from Redlife - Ya done know Mathematik - Learn to earn Kardi - Rhyme shine and buss Da Grassroots - Price of livin Theo 3 Under pressure Wio k - Footloose IRS Tracks lament 1.5 King Reign - Happy endings Arcee - Strips Esh mix 5 dutch freestyle (exclusive) SBU - stars Isolated Showers - Shaun Boothe - Stomp Saukrates - Money or love Nefarius - Clarence Gruff - Mystery Unsolved
109 minutes | Mar 26, 2018
Views B4 The 6 - Planet Pea
As Thrust was off at the Juno awards, Big Tweeze sits down with Planet Pea to discuss what the downtown scene was like in the early 90's and talk about everything from forming the Cryptic Souls Crew, Planet Mars jams, how Stylistic Endeavours started, early Toronto graffiti and much more...
39 minutes | Mar 12, 2018
Views B4 The 6 - Dj Power
In this episode we sit down with the legend Dj Power and talk about Metro Mixoff, the Power Dome, Masterplan show, his career in djing and he tells us a crazy story about why one if his turntables is painted red...
97 minutes | Feb 28, 2018
View B4 The 6 - Mr. Attic
In this episode we sit down with another 1/3 of the legendary Da Grassroots crew MR. ATTIC!!! Mans drop more gems than a clumsy jeweller in this one!! Everything from how da Grassroots met, Making E Z on tha Motion, meeting Jake One thru Moss in the mid 90's, how Ol' Time Killing came to be... Plus mans like Arcee is sitting in the peanut gallery making jokes and opening maynards packs.... Are you not entertained?!?!?!?
95 minutes | Feb 12, 2018
Views B4 The 6 - KISH
We are BACK!!! In the first episode back we sit down with T dot legend KISH and talk about a ton of stuff from early days recording at Ron Nelsons studio, being the 1st hip hop artist signed to a major label in Canada, all the way to his present day success in the voice over field... We apologize for the audio... this was our first foray into doing telephone interviews... but regardless sit back and enjoy cause Kish drops mad gems in this episode
39 minutes | Dec 18, 2017
Views B4 The 6 - Double Soul
In this episode we sit down with the twin combo known as Double Soul and discuss how they decided to form a rap group while in church, being a part of the Fresh Arts program and the importance of government funding to youth programs, working with a young Saukrates, Planet Mars jams, winning the Powermove show Demo Battle 6 weeks in a row and much more.....
121 minutes | Dec 4, 2017
Views B4 The 6 - Chic Dynasty
In this episode we sit down with Toronto PIONEERS Chic Dynasty Soundcrew and discuss MAD Toronto history!! From Sound clashes to early production for Michie Mee to jams at the Concert Hall, NY invades Toronto jams, the COUNTLESS jams the dj'd and MUCH MUCH MORE!!! Settle in for a history lesson folks!!!!
106 minutes | Oct 17, 2017
Views B4 The 6 - Born Swiff of Da Grassroots
In this episode we sit down with 1/3 of the legendary Da Grassroots production team and talk with Swiff about his days dancing with Bedrock, forming Black Employed records, doing production for Ghetto Concept and Redlife early in their careers, Da Grassroots classic album Passage Through Time and much more....
108 minutes | Sep 26, 2017
Views B4 The 6 - Dan-E-O
In this episode we sit down with Dan-E-O and talk about a ton of stuff from how he found hip hop, getting discovered by Lindo P, battling on Electric Circus when he was 13, his classic 'Dear Hip Hop', the Mighty Monolith crew and much much more....
105 minutes | Sep 6, 2017
Views B4 The 6 - THRUST
The summer vacation is over and its back to school times!!!! In this episode we take time and sit down with not only 1 half of the Views Before The 6 team but also an integral part of Toronto's scene... the one and only THRUST!! We talk everything from the early days of the scene, Powermove show beginnings to Thrust touring with a young Destiny's Child (yeah... you read that right!!)
31 minutes | Aug 1, 2017
Views B4 The 6 - Infinite
In this episode we sit down with Toronto legend Infinite and talk about how he joined Ghetto Concept, his solo career and much more....
99 minutes | Jul 17, 2017
VIEWS B4 THE 6 - K NOTE
In this episode we sit down with K Note; producer of Toronto classic "Who's Talkin' Weight" from Redlife. We talk about Toronto's early dance scene and being a member of Bedrock dancers, to djing and production and the forming of Redlife and Black Employed records as well as the street teaming and promotions game in the 90's and much more...
115 minutes | Jun 20, 2017
Views B4 The 6 - Frankenstein
In this episode we sit down with Toronto Hip hop legend Frankenstein and talk about everything from the early scene, him finding hip hop as an Italian kid in Toronto, early production to him trying to get signed in the early 90s and MUCH all the way to the infamous "bad boy beat jacking"... hear the truth straight from the horses mouth!!
91 minutes | May 31, 2017
VIEWS B4 The 6 - David 'GORDO' Strickland Part 2
In part 2 of our sit down with Gordo we talk about him and Noah "40" Shebib meeting and their friendship, Gordo's "Essential studio rules", him going to New York to work with the DEF Squad and Guillahouse and much more....
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