Video: New York Connections: Ayatollah + Marco Polo

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Marco Polo talks about how Ayatollah helped him out when he landed in NYC as a young aspiring producer, gave him his name and influenced his work.

Ayatollah’s Cocoon instrumental album is available now on iTunes and Amazon.

Previously: Ayatollah – Reefer (Video)

Video: Ayatollah – Reefer

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Veteran producer Ayatollah will drop his new digital only, instrumental album, Cocoon, tomorrow through Tollah Music. Here’s a selection from the project called “Reefer”. Dope video. Download and album tracklisting below.

1. Gordon’s War
2. Casino
3. Getting To Know Me
4. Dig This
5. The Writers Bench
6. Bubble
7. Soul Power
8. WOW
9. Heaven Can’t Wait
10. Reefer
11. Lonely Girl
12. Rhyme Amazing
13. Growth
14. It
15. Black Ivory
16. You And I
17. When Tomorrow Comes
18. How Ya’ll Feel Out There

Ayatollah – Reefer


Video: Ayatollah on the Making of “Ms. Fat Booty”

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Producer Ayatollah talks to Nodfactor about the creation of one of my personal favorites, Mos Def’s “Ms. Fat Booty”.

Previously: Ayatollah Says Marley Marl Gave Him His First MPC

Video: Ayatollah Says Marley Marl Gave Him His First MPC

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Veteran Queens beatsmith Ayatollah speaks on getting his first MPC from the legendary Marley Marl.

Previously: Ayatollah’s Top 5 Beats From Queens

Video: Ayatollah’s Top 5 Beats From Queens

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Ayatollah, producer of Mos Def’s “Ms. Fat Booty” and Pharoahe Monch & Styles P’s “My Life,” picks his Top 5 Beats from his hometown of Queens, NY. [via NODFACTOR]

Previously: Cormega – Rapture (prod. Ayatollah) | Sean Price – Crazy

Cormega – Rapture (prod. Ayatollah)

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Cormega Sketch 2
October 20th

This beat is crazy.

Cormega – Rapture (prod. Ayatollah)

Props to this guy for sending it to me.