CMJ Fireside Chat: Young Guru and MTV's Sway on Hip Hop Culture and Life
Young Guru excels behind the board as Jay Z's right hand man in the studio. But he also excels on the mic when speaking about hip-hop culture and his unique life experiences.
An icon of hip-hop culture and a pivotal part of the MTV News team, Sway Calloway has been a staple within music-news for more than a decade. Already a vanguard radio personality, record producer and hip-hop artist, Sway joined the MTV News team in 2000 and has been front and center for some of music's biggest moments. | | Sway first caught the public's eye when he and his partner King Tech (Tech) staged break dancing and rap performances in and around their hometown of Oakland, California... Read More →
Jay-Z’s GRAMMY®-nominated sound engineer and DJ | | Hailed as “The Sound of New York," Young Guru is probably best known for shaping some of the biggest talent in hip-hop as a sound engineer, producer and A&R man for the acclaimed Roc-A-Fella Records and Def Jam Recordings. He’s Jay-Z’s trusted right-hand man in the studio, mixing 10 of his 11 albums and earning multiple GRAMMY® nominations and shout-outs on Jay- Z’s tracks. Guru has also worked with Beyoncé, Kanye West, Drake... Read More →
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