There is no hall of fame in Hip Hop. Despite all of the awards and units sold, sometimes this still relatively young cultural movement of ours seems incredibly disposable. As the years pass by, your favorite emcee can easily be transformed from being on top of the mountain into regulars on the Vh1 reality television circuit. It’s little wonder that so many of Hip Hop’s founding fathers find themselves bitter and on the receiving end of harsh criticism.

All of this is not lost on Craig G and Marley Marl. The pair is now decades removed from their years of Juice Crew dominance. Yet, to hear them talk to each other is to re-live the excitement of hearing what made you fall in love with Hip Hop in the first place. They don’t speak of taking back Hip Hop as a threat