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DJ Premier and Miguel Collab for “2 LOVIN U”

posted by Oscar February 22, 2017

DJ Premier and Miguel have shared their new collaborative track together. The tune has its history in being formerly known as “Damned,” which didn’t make the final tracklist of Miguel’s 2015 album, Wildheart.

Now the track resurfaces in it’s completed form,with the new name, “2 LOVIN U.” Hear it below. Continue Reading

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Album Stream: Miguel – ‘WILDHEART’

posted by Oscar June 22, 2015

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Miguel will be dropping his hotly anticipated third album WILDHEART on June 30th via RCA. The sultry R&B project is 12 tracks deep with only features being Kurupt and Lenny Kravitz, along with production work Benny Cassette and DJ Premier.

Hit the jump to see the tracklist. Stream it in full over at NPR.comContinue Reading

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Album Stream: Joey Bada$$ – ‘B4.DA.$$’

posted by Oscar January 20, 2015

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NYC’ Joey Bada$$ has been making waves in the last few months with a steady stream of dopeness via tracks like “Curry Chicken,” “Run Up On Ya,” and “Teach Me.”

Today we see Bada$$ deliver the full record and now you can stream B4.DA.$$ via Spotify. The leading man connected with the likes of Action Bronson, Raury, BJ the Chicago Kid, and Kiesza while the likes of The Roots, DJ Premier, and Hit-Boy all contributed on the production front.

Check it out below. Continue Reading

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PRhyme – PRhyme Time

posted by Alex December 18, 2014

I remember rocking the Fila Stackhouse joints and Starter pullover jacket thinking I was on top of the world back in elementary school. Royce and Premier teamed up with Fila for “PRhyme Time” which takes me back in the day when I fell for the hip hop culture. Check out the video and let it take you back for a bit. Once done watching the video, make sure to cop PRhyme.

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Royce Da 5’9” and DJ Premier Announce PRhyme: The Tour

posted by Alex December 10, 2014

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With yesterday’s release of Royce and Premo’s PRhyme, they also announced that they will be taking their talents on the road and begin to tour in mid-February. Who knows who they’ll bring along, the possibilities are endless. Make sure to cop tickets once available, if not, it seems like they’ll be doing it big at SXSW this year. Chicagoans, the homies will be taking over Reggie’s on February 27th. The rest of the stops are listed below. Continue Reading

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PRhyme (Royce Da 5’9” & DJ Premier) – Courtesy

posted by Alex October 13, 2014

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When it was announced that Premo would be linking up with Royce Da 5’9” for a project, I was reminded of Cormega and Large Prof’s recent project that was absolutely amazing. It looks like this MC/Producer thing is the way to go recently, and I’m definitely not mad at that. Royce went in on this track like he really has something to prove to anyone standing in his way. Premo did what Premo does best scratching the chorus and adding cuts. Enough with what I gotta say, take a listen to “Courtesy” below and be on the lookout as this project will be a must listen. Continue Reading

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Video: Nas – Represent

posted by Alex July 15, 2014

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It’s been 20 years since Nas released Illmatic. Why not release a video from that particular project now? Nas held a contest inviting fans to collaborate and produce the official music video for “Represent”. The video is influenced by the soundtrack to the 1924 silent film, The Thief of Bagdadwhich DJ Premier sampled on the song. Check out the video above.

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Interview: DJ Premier Confirms He’ll Produce an Entire Nas Album

posted by Alex October 8, 2013

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It’s what we’ve all been waiting for! Premo announced over an interview that he will be producing a whole Nas album. When Premo and Nas get together, magic happens. Check the interview above with WheresMy40Acres Podcast.

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R.I.P. Rap – Guru / Gang Starr Edition @ Sub-T

posted by Alex March 31, 2013

1900_500035686721456_1200226215_nHead over to Sub-T Lounge on Wednesday April, 3rd where Ground Lift Media and the lovely, Ms. Chicago will be presenting the Guru/Gang Starr edition of R.I.P. Rap. DJ Trew and DJ Scend will be playing nothing but Guru, Gang Starr, and DJ Premier all through the night. There will be a live art exhibit by DMNOLOGY as well as a live beat set by Max & Pore. The event is free before 11PM with an RSVP to riprapchicago@gmail.com, after 11PM the cover will be $5. Check out DJ Scend’s Guru tribute below, he recorded it for his radio show back in 2010. The mix should hold you down until Wednesday night. See ya’ there! Continue Reading