1996

N.W.A: The Aftermath

1999

The Real Eminem: Broke City Trash Rapper

1999

Magnolia Home Of Tha Soldiers

2002

The Reasonings of Buju Banton, Bounty Killer & Sizzla

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Behind The Music Tales produces a candid look deep inside the psyche of each individual and an examination of what makes them tick. Take a ride alongside them and learn how they made their mark on a generation.

N.W.A: The Aftermath

Exclusive interviews with Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Yella, Jerry Heller & Westside Connection!

The Real Eminem: Broke City Trash Rapper

Exclusive uncensored Eminem & D12 interviews and audio!

The Real Destiny's Child: The Writing's On The Wall

A revealing intimate capture of Destiny's Child and the girl who would be Queen!

New York State of Mind 1.0

Exclusive 1992-1993 Golden Age interviews with Tragedy Khadafi, Brand Nubian, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth

The Reasonings of Buju Banton, Bounty Killer & Sizzla

Exclusive interviews with Buju Banton, Bounty Killer & Sizzla Kalonji

Magnolia Home Of Tha Soldiers

Exclusive 1999 Behind the scenes interviews with the Hot Boys & Cash Money Millionaires




Exclusive audio clips

Real talk In Their Own Words!

In an exclusive 2006 interview inside his home, Jerry Heller responded to all questions and held nothing back. In 2001, 2003 and 2006 exclusive interviews, and a 1996 press conference, Ice Cube spoke on hardcore Hip-Hop, New York City media, his battle with B-Real and Cypress Hill, Common, the explosive dis song “No Vaseline”, both his film and music career on the set of Friday After Next, and his passion for the Los Angeles Lakers and Oakland Raiders. In an exclusive 1999 interview, Eminem responds as only he can, to being labelled a role model.

Jerry Heller responds to being branded a crook

Jerry Heller goes into detail responding to his critics.

The Real Eminem

Role Model

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Daft Punk: Behind The Robots

Exclusive 1997 & 2001 interviews with Daft Punk & unmasked photos!

pr-EDM 1.0

Exclusive interviews with Kevin Saunderson (1992), Malcolm McLaren (1994), Moby (1995) & Todd Terry (1997) .

The Real Nirvana

Exclusive 1989 & 1991 interviews with Nirvana, and Courtney Love (1991).

The Grunge Years 1989 - 1991

Exclusive interviews with Alice In Chains, Pearl Jam & Soundgarden

Legends of Rock 1.0

Exclusive interviews with Kiss (1989), The Replacements (1989), Red Hot Chili Peppers (1989) & The Black Crowes (1990).

Legends of Hip-Hop 1.0

Exclusive interviews with Beastie Boys (1992 & 2004), RUN-DMC (1993), GangStarr (1994, 1998 & 1999) & Nas (1996 & 1999).

The Geto Boys: Three Bad Motherfuckers

Exclusive interviews with Geto Boys (1992 & 1999) & Scarface (1997).

New York State of Mind 2.0

Exclusive interviews with Afrika Bambaataa, Sean “Puffy” Combs, DMX, Funkmaster Flex.

Ice-T, Body Count & The Home Invasion of America

Exclusive 1992 interviews with Ice-T & Body Count.

The Real Mary J. Blige

Exclusive 1994, 1997, 1997 & 2001 interviews with Mary J. Blige.

The Metal Years

Exclusive interviews with Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Iron Maiden, White Zombie.

The Evolution of Funk, Rhythm & Soul 1.0

Exclusive interviews with George Clinton, Bobby Brown, Erykah Badu, TLC.

California Love 1.0

Exclusive interviews with Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E, Del Tha Funky Homosapien, Coolio, MC Eiht.

The MAGIC of Fashion: Las Vegas Revisted

Exclusive interviews with Marc Ecko, Russell Simmons, Karl Kani, Carl Jones.

The Artists Speak!

Unsolicited artist quotes spoken during and after interviews with Harris Rosen.

Eminem

Eminem

This guy! I plead the fifth. This guy is nuts.

Dr. Dre

This was a different one. I like that.

Dr. Dre
Jerry Heller

Jerry Heller

Harris Rosen is at the forefront of the current Hip-Hop Journalists, bright, articulate and totally fearless. My interview with Harris was stimulating and unique, and I now feel confidant that the basic honesty of the music and it's future as an Art Form will continue to be reported honestly and with integrity in his capable hands.

GURU

Dope questions, man. Very insightful, very thoughtful.

GURU
Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige

You like a Psychiatrist, or some shit? This shit is just coming out but go ahead.

K-Ci Hailey (Jodeci)

Definitely a real interview! Digging deep up in there, man. Not afraid to ask questions!

K-Ci Hailey (Jodeci)
Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo (Daft Punk)

Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo (Daft Punk)

The Wizard asked me for a copy of your magazine.

Bushwick Bill (Geto Boys)

You didn’t wear your glasses and you haven’t carried your hearing aid. What else is wrong with you?

Bushwick Bill (Geto Boys)
Bobby Brown?

Bobby Brown?

Can I see that pen?

Aaliyah

What else do you want to know? Talk to me.

Aaliyah

About the Author

who is Harris Rosen?

Father. Son. Brother.

Author career and biography

HARRIS ROSEN grew up and resides in Toronto, Canada. For twenty years he self-published the national lifestyle magazine Peace! in Canada. He has interviewed hundreds of composers, artists, actors and athletes, including the Notorious B.I.G., Dr. Dre, Daft Punk, Eminem, Derek Jeter, Georges St. Pierre, Nirvana, Metallica, Chris Rock, Buju Banton, Beastie Boys, Kiss, Destiny's Child and Aaliyah to list a select few. He has traveled to six continents and was in the midst of a whirlwind of multiple musical cultural revolutions that occurred throughout the 90's and 2000's, while compiling a true and honest archive of audio, images and video.


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