Legendary producer Swizz Beatz discusses collaborating with DMX on new music & more

In two interviews, the “one man band man” shares stories about working on the late rapper’s posthumous album and their longtime friendship.

Jackie Kolgraf
May 13, 2021

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Swizz Beatz, the prolific rapper and record producer behind DMX’s upcoming posthumous album Exodus (out May 28), T.I.’s “Bring ‘Em Out,” Beyoncé’s “Get Me Bodied,” and many more hit singles and albums, took some time to connect with Torae at Hip Hop Nation (Ch. 44) and Roxanne Shante during Have a Nice Day on LL COOL J’s Rock the Bells Radio (Ch. 43). As both a collaborator with and longtime friend of DMX, Swizz discussed the recording process, how the late rapper was excited for fans to hear a new side of him, and more with both hosts.

Stream the full Rock the Bells Radio and Hip Hop Nation interviews on the SiriusXM app now: