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A songwriter and music producer who claims he helped launch pop star Lady Gaga says she squeezed him out of her lucrative career after he co-wrote some of her songs, came up with her stage name and helped get her record deal.
Trying to figure out how to scratch, emulating Jam Master Jay.
What and who are your influences?
Early rap, James Brown, Prince, Miles Davis, Malcolm X, Nikki Giovanni, Iceberg Slim.
What can you tell me about your name, Pase Rock?
I used to write PASE as a youngin' and my good friend Nujabes added the Rock permanently when he put my first record out.
What's your biggest vice?
What's in your SXSW survival kit?
Who was your first celeb crush?
Either Diana Ross, Daisy Duke or Lisa Bonet.
What's your musical guilty pleasure?
I don't really have any. The closest would be Jamiroquai. I am only slightly ashamed of liking it but not really.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
The news broke when Michelle “Bombshell” McGee (seriously, we’re not making this up) spoke out about her affair with Jesse James (yeah, we’re laughing at the names here as well) to In Touch.
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Fry, the owner of Memphis-based Ardent Studios, said the death was unexpected and that Chilton's wife, Laura, was very distressed.
"Alex was an amazingly talented person, not just as a musician and vocalist and a songwriter, but he was intelligent and well read and interested in a wide number of music genres," Fry said.
As the teenage singer for the pop-soul outfit the Box Tops, Chilton topped the charts with the band's song "The Letter" in 1967. Their other hits were "Soul Deep" and "Cry Like a Baby."
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