Marley Marl – Classic Recipes: The Making of Mama Said Knock You Out (Video)

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Here’s the first episode of an incredible new series from Marley Marl called Classic Recipes. In this episode, Marley Marl gives lots of behind the scenes info on the making of Mama Said Knock You Out and how he came to work with LL. He also shows in detail how the beat was made, breaking it down element by element. Lastly, he also plays a previously unreleased verse that LL laid down for the song. Check it out below. Related: Video playlist of Def Jam Classics (Video)