During his entire career, producer Young RJ has consistently stepped up to the plate when the opportunity or obligation arise. As half of the production duo B.R. Gunna, he helped construct a new sound for Slum Village after group mastermind J Dilla left to pursue a solo career. When Black Milk was busy pursuing his own projects, Young RJ produced the third installment of Gunna’s Dirty District series on his own. And when he was given the chance to work with G-Unit emcees Lloyd Banks and Young Buck, he rep’d the D by producing bangers that landed on their respective albums.
Now, Young RJ is set to face a couple more challenges. His Concert Hall EP project with Frank Nitty (of Frank-N-Dank) is on iTunes now (click here for the project’s single, “Automatic,” and a rundown of the song by Frank), and he’s currently working on The Recipe, an album with Rapper Big Pooh, the slept-on half of North Carolina’s indie mainstay Little Brother, and Dirty District Vol. 4. In an interview with MichiganHipHop.com, Young RJ talks about a family-first policy, impending projects, and the status of B.R. Gunna. Continue reading →