Rick Rubin is the topic of a prolonged characteristic on the brand new 60 Minutes tied to his new ebook The Artistic Act: A Manner Of Being. In on-line excerpts of his interview with Anderson Cooper, the super-producer shared some reminiscences of late-life Johnny Money and early-career LL Cool J, along with speak about turning his NYU dorm room into Def Jam’s workplace and recording studio.
Within the clips, Rubin talks about attending to know Money by having the nation legend share his favourite songs, in addition to the ritual they developed of taking communion collectively day by day. He additionally discusses a teenage LL Cool J continually calling the telephone quantity on the again of the primary Def Jam single within the hopes of connecting with the corporate. The assorted movies supply the possibility to Cooper concentrating pointedly in a number of contexts, be it listening to Money’s “Harm” cowl as if it’s the primary time he’s ever heard it or, per Rubin’s request, meditating for 2 minutes earlier than commencing the interview.
The complete episode is accessible right here.