ROT 001 Introduction with Alonzo Williams - Rappers Over Thirty

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ROT 001 Introduction with Alonzo Williams

In this episode:

The “Rappers Over Thirty” podcast host “Imp the Great” tells the listeners what “Rappers Over ‘Thirty” is all about. He explains the ongoing topics (Health, Artists Relevancy, Rap Music Business, Bettering the black community, and Willie Lynch Syndrome).

The song of the day was “30 and Up” by Aceyalone, and the guest interview was “The West Coast Godfather of Hip Hop” Alonzo “Lonzo” Williams. 

Alonzo “Lonzo” Williams is the undisputed Godfather of West Coast Hip-Hop with an entertainment career spanning over fifty years.

As a DJ, record producer, and leader of the World Class Wreckin’ Cru; Lonzo is also credited with launching the careers of some of the most notable names in hip-hop. Some of which include N.W.A (Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, D.J. Yella, Eazy E.), Michel’le, DJ Battlecat, Rodney-O & Joe Cooley, The LA Dream Team, and Compton’s Most Wanted, just to name a few.

Lonzo and Imp discuss the R.O.T ongoing topics and Lonzo reveals some never heard before stories. 

For more information on “Lonzo” visit and

His paperback book Not Without Alonzo" (The History of West Coast Hip Hop) is available here.

The song of the day:30 and Up” by Aceyalone is available here.

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About the Podcast

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Rappers Over Thirty
The Rappers Over Thirty Podcast is a motivational, healthy hip hop living, rap music business, network for underground rap artists over thirty. The podcast has interviews, hip hop album reviews, and an underground hip hop radio station that plays...

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Steven Laws

My name is Steven “Imp The Great” Laws, I’m a rap music producer (By Any Means Music) and a filmmaker (From Rap To Film). I’m an accomplished rapper/emcee and novice filmmaker, and I enjoy cooking. I’m 57 years old and I’ve been rapping since age 13. I’m a well-known underground emcee in Los Angeles, as I’m from the “Project Blowed” and “Good Life” open mic venues. In the 1997 “Rap Olympics” I won one-round-out-of-two in a rap battle against Eminem. Although we split rounds he was declared the winner (go figure).

I’m also the founder and host of “The Rappers Over Thirty Podcast” (R.O.T). I started the podcast to support, network, and help build the fanbase for rappers over thirty. I believe the “Rap is a young man’s game” philosophy is a conspiracy that falls in line with the "Willie Lynch Letters”. The (R.O.T) podcast is open for healthy discussions with those who agree or disagree with “Rap is a young man’s game”. - Imp The Great