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Listen to MoSS Feat. AZ, Joe Budden and DJ Premier, “Started”

Back in 2009, DJ Premier signed a relatively unknown Canadian producer by the name of MoSS to his Works of Mart production label. After producing for the likes of Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Obie Trice and more, MoSS is getting his time to shine

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Today in Hip-Hop: Gang Starr Drop ‘No More Mr. Nice Guy’

On this day, April 22, in hip-hop history...

1989: On April 22, 1989, the world was introduced to hip-hop duo Gang Starr with their debut album, No More Mr...

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PRhyme Captures the Essence of Hip-Hop in ‘You Should Know’ Video

Fans of boom-bap rap can rejoice as PRhyme continues their run with a visual for "You Should Know." With Dwele in tow, Royce Da 5'9" keeps things gritty by spitting bars inside of an abandoned, run down warehouse while DJ Premier does his cutting and scratching in a room surrounded by old-school televisions

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DJ Premier And His New Live Band Will Debut In Tokyo

DJ Premier is unveiling his new live band in Osaka and Tokyo for six shows (Jan 28, 30 & 31). The shows are with Billboard Live. Premo and his band (a five piece accompaniment featuring drummer, bass player, horns, keys, trombone) will be putting there instrumental flourishes to Premier's catalog of classics; from Gang Starr to Jay-Z, Biggie & Nas and everything in between.

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DJ Premier Will Release ‘Last Session @320′ Album This Year

Back in 1991, DJ Premier step foot into the new D&D Studios to record Gang Starr's third album, Daily Operation. Since then, D&D has been like a home to Preemo and an outlet for artists across all genre's to link their music with his beats. Unfort...

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DJ Premier Thinks Schoolboy Q Should Win A Grammy Over Iggy Azalea

 

If nothing else, DJ Premier has a strong sense of history. In a recent interview with Vlad TV, the legendary producer reflected on his lifetime achievement award from last fall's Global Spin Awards: "I'm so happy to receive it--but I'm like, 'where's Red Alert's award?' He...

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DJ Premier’s D&D Studios Closes Down

Things don't last forever. Even though DJ Premier flourished in 2014 with the success of this collaborative effort with Royce Da 5'9 on PRhyme...

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DJ Premier Pays Tribute To Larry Smith On “The Halftime Show”

Earlier this month on Dec. 19, legendary producer Larry Smith passed away. Smith, a co-writer on Kurtis Blow's "The Breaks," was instrumental—often literally—in hip-hop's formative years, playing on and producing songs for many Golden Age pioneers...

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Royce Da 5’9” And DJ Premier Feel Rejuvenated On ‘PRhyme’

With a collective fifty years of experience in the game, millions of albums sold and countless projects under their belts, 37-year-old Royce Da 5’9” and 48-year-old DJ Premier have seen it all

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Stream PRhyme’s Recent Boiler Room Performance

PRHYME: DJ Premier, Royce Da 5'9" & Adrian Younge by brtvofficial

Royce Da 5'9" and DJ Premier's new project PRhyme has been taking the hip-hop world by storm in the past few weeks, quickly becoming a candidate for album of the year and presenting an album that is both full of powerful beats (Preem used Adrian Younge's catalog exclusively to craft his production) and incisive, sharp-witted lyrics, not to mention guest spots from Jay Electronica, Killer Mike, ScHoolboy Q and Common, among others.

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