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K-Salaam is a producer and DJ who, both by himself and with his production partner Beatnick, has made beats for some of your favorite artists. A short, by no means complete list includes Nas, Freddie Gibbs, Talib Kweli, Trey Songz, Lil Wayne, Murs, Bun B, Sizzla, and Young Buck.

K-Salaam got his start in Minneapolis, where he was an integral part of the early years of the Rhymesayers label. He DJ’d for many of the label’s acts, as well as for their signature radio show. In recent years, he and Beatnick also worked extensively with Ms. Lauryn Hill, and even had one of their tracks featured in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Tracks featured in this episode:

  1. Black Moon, “Who Got Da Props (Instrumental)”
  3. King IXL - 1999 DMC USA Finals
  4. DJ Abilities - 1999 DMC Chicago Finals
  5. Beyond - Live at the Hip Hop Olympics (1996)
  6. LL Cool J, “To Da Break Of Dawn”
  7. beat box battle at bon appetit headspin minneapolis 1998 2/2
  8. Rhymesyaers Cypher from RSE Radio 12-29-07
  9. K-Salaam, “Middle East Scratching”
  10. DJ Rectangle - Vinyl Combat [Full Mixtape]
  11. K-Salaam, “Middle East Scratching”
  12. Precinct 13, “9-11 Tribute”
  13. Dead Prez - “Fallen Soldierz” (Prod. by Beatnick & K-Salaam)
  14. Young Buck, “My Hood”
  15. K-Salaam & Beatnick f/Buju Banton & Trey Songs, “Street Life”
  16. Michael Jackson - I’ll Be There Remix (Prod. By Beatnick & K​-​Salaam)
  17. The Light ‘09 (Beatnick & K​-​Salaam Rmx)
  18. Michael Jackson - ABC Remix (Prod. by Beatnick & K​-​Salaam)
  19. Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amor Remix (Prod. by Beatnick & K​-​Salaam)
  20. Nirvana - “Smells Like Teen Spirit” (Beatnick & K​-​Salaam Rmx)
  21. Young Buck ft. Lil’ Wayne - From The Gutter (Prod. by Beatnick & K​-​Salaam)
  22. Young Buck ft. Glasses Malone - My Zone (Prod. by Beatnick & K​-​Salaam)
  23. G-Unit, “Poppin’ Them Thangs”
  24. 50 Cent - Black Magic Ft. Eminem & Lloyd Banks (I Get Money Mixtape) [2012]
  25. East Flatbush Project - Tried By 12 (Instrumental)
  26. Emicida, Beatnick & K-Salaam, “1989”
  27. Murs & Fashawn, “Just Begun”
  28. Murs & Fashawn, “Stone Cold”
  29. LL Cool J, “Rock the Bells”
  30. Beatnick & K-Salaam f/Fashawn & Adrian, “Sell Your Soul”
  31. Beatnick & K-Salaam f/Kirk Knight & Adrian, “No Other Way”
  32. Nikki Jean - Pink Lemonade (Beatnick & K - Salaam Pink Kush Remix) [Feat. Jesse Royal]
  33. Freddie Gibbs f/Freeway & Adrian, “Anything to Survive”
  34. Beatnick & K-Salaam f/Talib Kweli, Blu, & Adrian, “Fight Night (OG Mix)”
  35. Beatnick & K-Salaam f/Talib Kweli & Blu, “I’m Gone (OG Mix)”
  36. K-Salaam & Beatnick f/Papoose & Busy Signal, “We Gotta Take It”
  37. Emicida f/Rael, “Levanta e Anda”
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