Mr. Walt of Da Beatminerz | Interview
Mr. Walt is a hip hop producer and DJ from Brooklyn, NY. He is 1/2 of the production team Da Beatminerz, alongside his brother, DJ Evil Dee. They formed in 1992 and produced Black Moon’s debut album, Enta Da Stage, in 1993. They went on to produce for the extended family, Boot Camp Clik, O.G.C., Heltah Skeltah, and Smif-N-Wessun’s debut album, Dah Shinin’. Soon after, Da Beatminerz were producing for Black Star, De La Soul, Eminem, Flipmode Squad, and many others. In 2001, Walt and Evil Dee released their debut album, Brace 4 Impak, on Rawkus Records. Features included Royce Da 5’9″, Black Moon, Ras Kass, Diamond D, Cocoa Brovaz, Pete Rock, Talib Kweli, Freddie Foxxx, Jean Grae, and Naughty By Nature. In 2004, they released their sophomore album, Fully Loaded w/ Statik, with features from KRS-One, Chali 2na, Dilated Peoples, J-Zone, Mystic, Wordsworth, and more. The duo currently runs Beatminerz Radio on Ustream with many notable guest DJs.