It was all a dream, I used to read Word Up magazine. Salt'n'Pepa and Heavy D up in the limousine. Hangin' pictures on my wall. Every Saturday Rap Attack, Mr. Magic, Marley Marl. I let my tape rock 'til my tape popped. Remember Rappin' Duke, duh-ha, duh-ha you never thought that hip hop would take it this far.

Now I'm in the limelight 'cause I rhyme tight. Time to get paid, blow up like the World Trade. Born sinner, the opposite of a winner. Remember when I used to eat sardines for dinner. Peace to Ron G, Brucey B, Kid Capri, Funkmaster Flex, Lovebug Starsky.

I'm blowin' up like you thought I would. Call the crib, same number, same hood, It's all good. And if you don't know, now you know! - Juicy!!!

Peace to you and yours Notorious Biggie Smalls aka B I G.

Today the light will shine on The Mix Tape King himself, Dee Jay Ron G

Jackson: Ron G! It’s a pleasure to have you here!

Ron G: I’m glad to be here man! Much love to you for shining the light on me! This is hot!

Jackson: I thought it was appropriate and necessary to remind people that you are the "Ron G" mentioned in the song, "Juicy" by the late great B.I.G.

Ron G: Yeah that’s me!

Jackson: Lets start off by me asking youin your younger days what was going on in your life that influence you into music?

Ron G: Well Jay, I grew up in the Polo Grounds on 155th St. & 8th Ave. Across the street from the Roof Top Night Club and Rucker Park where they hold the Rucker basketball games. I had cousins playing music back then. One of my cousins was a Dee Jay and another was a rapper.

Jackson: Coming up did you take any music classes or did your skills just get better with time?

Ron G: No! I didn’t take any music classes. I learned as I grew up hanging out in the company of people making a name for themselves in the music industry. Plus I used to be around Steve Stout and Steve Kitt. So I learned a lot from them.

Jackson: Do you remember your first gig?

Ron G: Yeah I remember. It was in the Polo Grounds community center.

Jackson: You’ve been doing music for a long time now. What artists have you worked with?

Ron G: Man! Lets see! I worked with Mary J. Blidge, Jlo, Trey Songz, Ms. Jones, Aretha Franklin, Lost Boyz, B2K, Shaq, Lemar, R. Kelly, Michael Jackson, Fat Joe, Big L, Juvenile and of course Biggie Smalls. Should I go on?

Jackson: No that’s good! That’s some resume. Now what about artists emerging from the underground looking for hot new beats to take there style of music to the next level. My question to you is what separates you from other Dee Jays and why should these artists choose you (Ron G) to produce their tracks?

Ron G: Look man! It depends on what kind of singles they want. I am a Hip-Hop and R&B record producer. I make tracks for both on one song. I’m the man from Mix Tapes to Tracks. I am one of the most known Dee Jays on this side of the country. Artist should look for me to work on their music.

Jackson: What kind of music equipment do you use?

Ron G: I use MPC 4000, Phantom, Trition and many other little things that has hot sounds.

Jackson: What was the first song you ever produced with a label?

Ron G: The first song I produced for a label was with my artist Ms. Jones on Stepson Entertainment thur Tommy Boy Records.

Jackson: It is obvious that you have worked with countless of entertainers in the music industry. Is there an artist out there that you would like to work with?

Ron G: Yes! I want to do a single for 50 Cent. You know back in the day when people didn’t know who 50 Cent was, I would take his Accapellas and change the track to a hard Biggie sounding track. People went crazy! I mean they went wild! So knowing that my goal to work with 50. You know Jay I’m another version of Dr. Dre just on the east coast.

Jackson: You have worked with the late great Biggie Smalls. In your eyes between Biggie and Tupac who had the best Talent and why?

Ron G: Make no mistake Jay that Biggie and Tupac were great poets. Biggie knew how to put them words together. Tupac spoke from his heart. Two legends I love.

Jackson: Ok Ron G, I have one for you! With Eminem, 50 Cent and a few other artists making such a strong presence in the music world would it be any different if Biggie Smalls and Tupac were here now? And if so would it be for the better or worst?

Ron G: Jay...Come on man! You know just as well as I do that this Hip-Hop game would be better if Biggie and Tupac were here because Hip-Hop is about Battles and Music. Them two would bring the best out of everybody. Jay listen to this....Just imagine "Biggie," "Tupac," "Eminem," "The Game" and "50 Cent" doing their thing on the same record!

Jackson: It would be remarkable!

Ron G: It would be astounding! Just crazy! Especially if I was producing the music. No doubt about it!

Jackson: Lets go back to Biggie Smalls recording "Juicy" where he said, "Remember when I used to eat sardines for dinner. Peace to Ron G, Brucey B, Kid Capri, Funk flex, lovebug starsky...." How did you feel when you heard that on the radio?

Ron G: It was big then as it is big now! It was a good feeling for me and unexpected for a lot of people. But the thing is people don’t know that Biggie Smalls and I were very close. We were good friends. Do you think Biggie would shout out "Peace" to somebody he didn’t like! Think about it Jay!

Jackson: I know but did you know about the record before it came out?

Ron G: Yeah, I knew about it! I told you Biggie came over to my house and I went to his. We were tight!

Jackson: You’ve worked on a lot of projects in the past. What can we expect from you in the near future?

Ron G: You can expect a "Ron G" album from my label, "Mix King Entertainment," and back to back HITS!

Jackson: Where do you see yourself five years from now?

Ron G: I’m gonna have three Groups out on my label hitting people from right to left with great, enjoyable music. And you can expect to see my clothes line out on the market as well. I can’t tell you everything now Jay! You just wait and see!

Jackson: Alright Ron G. One more thing. We know that this music industry can be rude and disappointing. What advise do you have for a new artist trying to make it in this tough game?

Ron G: Learn the game. Structure a plan, a marketing plan then prepare yourself for the jungle.

Jackson: I appreciate you doing this interview. I look forward to you returning for an update.

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