“No. I’ve no technical potential. I do know nothing about music,” Rubin informed Anderson Cooper on this system. “Nicely, I do know what I like and what I don’t like. And I’m decisive about what I like and what I don’t like.”
When requested what he’s being paid for, Rubin added: “The arrogance I’ve in my style and my potential to precise what I really feel has confirmed useful for artists.”
Chuck D wrote in response on Twitter: “On Rick Rubin I’ll inform you this. Artwork is what you are feeling nobody ought to inform you what Artwork ought to come out of you. He will get that. Many artists need issues in change for his or her artwork from like to cash. An entire different factor. Rick feels you out in a sea of others wanting the identical factor.”
Through the years, Rubin has helped produce for among the most iconic artists within the music business. He’s regularly credited with taking part in an important function in popularizing hip-hop, having produced hits for Beastie Boys, Geto Boys, Run-DMC, Public Enemy, and LL Cool J. TIME has additionally featured him on its checklist of the “100 Most Influential Folks within the World.”
Take a look at Chuck D’s tweet relating to Rick Rubin beneath in addition to his feedback to 60 Minutes.