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The legendary record producer, rapper, businessman, and all-around G.O.A.T. in the game, Swizz Beatz came through the Power 106 studios to speak with Power Mornings co-hosts Teddy Mora and Melissa Rios.
As the world and the hip-hop community continue to mourn the loss of the late DMX, Swizz, whose long-time friendship turned into familial ties with X, takes a moment to speak on how he’s coping with the untimely loss. The multi-faceted artist reflects on his come up with his friend and shares with Teddy and Melissa that it’s been difficult working through his mourning process. “I’m definitely destroyed,” Swizz explains as he describes how he’s able to still work but confesses he hasn’t been able to listen to his biggest hit with X, “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem.”
Swizz also speaks on X’s impact on hip-hop and authenticity for the culture that many were not doing at the time and he shares the importance of releasing X’s final project ‘Exodus.’
Beatz goes on to speak on how the Verzuz Battle series will soon expand into Africa and Latin music realms, why he’s become an avid art collector, and after a decade of unity with Alicia Keys, shares some important marital tips.
Check out the full interview with Swizz Beatz and Power Mornings below!