Confidence. The name can refer to several ideas and concepts. Apply it to the world of beat-making and you have a term that exudes high standards and carefully composed compositions. What a fitting name for a hip hop producer who has just that! My guest this week is an authentic golden era hip hop producer bringing back that 90's feel with an updated sound. Confidence was born in Philly back in ’77 so he’s no stranger to classic sounding hip hop and authentic street anthems. We chat about growing up in Philly during the golden age of hip hop as a young man, training your ear to be a tip-top producer, problems in the industry and the controversial reason why Nas’ Illmatic is considered one of the best rap albums of all time (spoiler alert, it ain’t his lyrics!).