On this week’s episode of the ROAD Podcast, the fellas welcome legendary A&R for Rocafella Records, Kyambo “Hip Hop” Joshua. Hip Hop speaks on building his early relationship with Jay-Z and recording Dipset, State Property, and Memphis Bleek with his production/management company “Hip Hop Since 1978”. He explains how New York’s famous Tunnel Nightclub determined if a song was a hit. Hip Hop also reflects on helping Jay-Z’s “Dead Presidents/Ain’t No” get to number one, breaks down the role of an A&R, and recalls Jigga passing on beats like “Whoa”, “Still Not A Player” and “Lights Camera Action”. Hip Hop speaks on his relationship with Aaliyah, working in the studio with Michael Jackson, and his top 5 Jay-Z records of all time. Finally, Hip Hop talks about signing Kanye West as a producer/artist and his role in curating the sound of Roc-A-Fella Records.