Rick Rubin Talks Kanye West, spirituality, Johnny Cash and more in Hour-Long Interview with Zane Lowe


Undoubtedly one of the most important record producers of the last century, founder of Def Jam Records and former co-president of ColumbiaRick Rubin‘s contribution to music over the last 40 years has been staggering, even landing him a spot on the Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World list.

He has worked with a jaw-dropping list of artists that reads like a super-artist festival line-up, including the Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Run–D.M.C., Black Sabbath, Slipknot, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jay-Z, Metallica, AC/DC, Aerosmith, Mick Jagger, System of a Down, Rage Against the Machine, Adele, Lana Del Rey, Lady Gaga, Kanye West and Eminem.

Zane Lowe stopped by his Shangri La Studios in Malibu for a rare hour-long discussion with the super-producer, touching on Kanye West‘s Yeezus and his upcoming album with Q-Tip, Eminem, Johnny Cash, spirituality, the early days of Def Jam and much much more. Check it all out above.

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