Large Professor Delivers Bars That Are Hard As Steel On A New Song (Audio)
Large Professor is a legend on the mic, behind the boards, and manning the turntables. While this triple-threat has not dropped an album since 2015’s Re:Living, he has still been contributing beats and rhymes to other artists’ projects. Be it kicking a dope verse on The Good People’s recent Good For Nuthin’ album or providing the remix for Truth’s “TNT” single (which he also features on), Extra P continues to help elevate the game.
DJ Duke from Leone, France is well-known in Europe and beyond for his slew of mixtapes, his DMC routines from back in the day, as well as throwing more that 700 parties and shows since the early 1990s. Not to mention he is the man behind the wheels of steel for the notorious French crew, Assassin. However, for the last half decade Duke has been dropping fresh EPs and singles with some of Hip-Hop’s most respected wordsmiths like Conway The Machine, Sean Price, Alchemist, Oh No, Keith Murray, and Guilty Simpson. Recently, Duke served fans up a brand new 7” single with Large Professor titled “Hard As Steel.”
Duke laces strings over hard drums for the Queens-raised icon to get busy…and get busy he does. The artist born William Paul Mitchell rips some rhymes that are so fly, they may send a lot of MCs back to the lab.
Towards the end of his first stanza, he has a run of bars that have that definitive New York flavor and flow, “Brandish a higher level brain cell bandwidth / Ran with every live (what) on this planet kid / Louisville Slugger / The ultimate brother / Thanks mother / You represented Queens, now I bubble / And pop like the cork off a bottle of champagne / They follow the campaign / We hotter than er’rythang / On the market / On your mark, get set, go / But I’ma let you know / There’s a professional on the set, Large Pro’ / And on the drum machine, I’m the head honcho.” He clearly has not lost a step.
Large Professor is said to be making new music with Main Source, the group he fronted in the early 1990s.