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Rick opens up.
Details for the new 'Ye that's on the way?
A suggestion from Chris Rock inspired Jay Z to write "99 Problems."
The Weeknd with the vocals and Rick Rubin on the boards.
The new Rick Rubin stopped by his old NYU dorm for Rolling Stone.
The music video for Eminem's new single, "Berzerk," is a tribute to the Beastie Boys.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/eminem">Eminem</a> continues paying homage to the Beastie Boys with the release of his <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/08/eminem-berzerk">"Berzerk"</a> video.
Eminem's comeback has been brewing for a few months now, and some clever VMA cross-promotion with Beats was all it took to get the ball rolling.
<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/trackstar-king-of-rock-front-cover.jpg"></a>Artwork by Tech Supreme When Rubin showed up in Jay-Z's series of Samsung commercials, social media was abuzz wondering <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/06/jay-z-samsung-commercial-rick-rubin">who the old white guy was</a> and, to our surprise, a lot of people <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/06/jay-z-samsung-commercial-rick-rubin">didn't have the slightest clue</a> who the legendary figure was.
In an interview, Rick Rubin discusses working with Kanye on Yeezus, and it sounds exactly as chaotic as you'd expect it to.
(via Getty Image) Already well-known behind-the-scenes, Rick Rubin is experiencing a resurgence in mainstream media thanks in part to his work on Yeezus and starring in Jay-Z's Samsung commercial as <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/06/jay-z-samsung-commercial-rick-rubin">"Old White Guy With Beard."</a> The legendary producer sat down with <a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2013/06/26/rick-rubin-on-crashing-kanye-s-album-in-15-days.html">The Daily Beast</a> for an extensive interview and among things discussed was his work on Kanye's Yeezus.
Perhaps you too have been a little curious about music producer Rick Rubin's life and career. Let's delve a little deeper, shall we?
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/06/jay-z-magna-carta-holy-grail-commercial">There they all stood</a>.
Jay-Z's new album is coming, and Kanye West gets Big Brother'd again.
In case you weren't watching the NBA Finals, Jay-Z rolled out his first execution with Samsung in a major way.
Pre-show notes - Thank you for bearing with the semi-lateness of this week's reports.
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