Jeru The Damaja Talks Black Liberation, New Music and Maturing In Hip-Hop (Interview)

Known for his collaborative work with the likes of DJ Premier, Jeru The Damaja became a household name during the golden era of early nineties New York Hip Hop. With a brash style and penchant for strong, political lyricism, he has been consistently releasing music for the past three decades. Despite the pandemic, 2020 has seen […]

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Jamo Gang & Slug (Atmosphere) Spit Over DJ Premier Laced Track for “The 1st Time”

Jamo Gang consists of LA legend Ras Kass, NYC veteran emcee El Gant and J57 on production. The trio’s debut album Walking with Lions is set to be released on May 8th via Fat Beats Records. The album features DJ Premier, Slug from Atmosphere, Sid Wilson from Slipknot, Sick Jacken from Psycho Realm & Slaine from La Coka Nostra. J57 handled all of the production except for “The 1st Time,” which was produced by living legend, DJ Premier. The Walking with Lions LP embodies head-nodder […]

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David Bars Ushers In New Era For D.I.T.C. With His Forthcoming EP ‘The Bar Code’

The legendary D.I.T.C. crew has long been one of Hip-Hop’s most influential crews.  Over the course of the last two decades, both collectively and individually, its core members have created some of the genre’s most timeless and iconic music. The D.I.T.C. crew began to usher in their new era by introducing a new young voice […]

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Gang Starr Releases Historic New Album ‘One Of The Best Yet’

Gang Starr is undoubtedly one of the most revered, beloved and influential groups in Hip Hop.  Over the course of their distinguished career, they became a cultural institution and a brand you could ultimately trust.  The group’s “Chain and the Star” logo symbolized power and excellence and it permeated into the cutting-edge music they created.  […]

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David Bars Releases New Single “Beat The Odds” Produced By & Featuring DJ Premier

The legendary D.I.T.C. crew has long been one of Hip-Hop’s most influential crews.  Over the course of the last two decades, both collectively and individually, its core members have created some of the genre’s most timeless and iconic music. Today, the D.I.T.C. crew begins to usher in a new era and does so by introducing […]

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Gang Starr Drop New Single “Bad Name” + Announce Album Title & Release

After thrilling their hardcore fans with a new single “Family and Loyalty” and its accompanying video, the legendary duo Gang Starr delivers the sophomore single titled “Bad Name” while detailing their new upcoming album aptly titled One Of The Best Yet. “Bad Name” once again shows the incomparable chemistry between DJ Premier and Guru (RIP) […]

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DJ Premier Laces Big Shug with Tough-As-Nails Album Single, “Still Big”

It’s a Gang Starr Foundation celebration on “Still Big,” the tough-as-nails new single from Big Shug that features DJ Premier’s signature head-nodding production and scratching. And to make the cipher complete, Premo laces the hook with a Guru (RIP) sample from Gang Starr’s classic, “Put Up or Shut Up.” The track stems from Shug’s upcoming album, […]

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Griselda (Westside Gunn, Conway & Benny the Butcher) & DJ Premier Make the “Headlines”

The Griselda collective of Westside Gunn, Conway & Benny The Butcher (all emerging stars in their own right) is a unified family movement built on authenticity.  It’s cultural, it’s raw and it’s viral.  Griselda’s ascension, both collectively and individually is palpable.  From their inauspicious Buffalo roots, to signing with Eminem and Shady Records, in a […]

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Papoose Releases “Numerical Slaughter” (Produced by DJ Premier)

With the first single, “The Golden Child,” from Pap’s forthcoming Underrated (2-15-19) project, he and Remy shared their story of resiliency, as after numerous setbacks and complications along the way, Papoose & Remy Ma welcomed their new daughter AKA “The Golden Child” into the world on 12-14-18. Now, Pap is back to make history (again), as he […]

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Amazon Music Presents Torii Wolf & DJ Premier’s “Silent Crow” (Music)

In the fall of 2017, Torii Wolf released her wildly creative debut album Flow Riiot; a debut she crafted alongside the luminary DJ Premier and in conjunction with Preem’s TTT label imprint. Flow Riiot also included additional production from araabMUZIK, Mike Zombie, King Of Chill and a special guest appearance from Macklemore on “Free”. Torii and DJ Premier further […]

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It’s PRhyme Time! DJ Premier & Royce Da 5’9” Release “PRhyme 2” Today (Music)

The wait is over! PRhyme 2 is out today. The dynamic duo of DJ Premier and Royce Da5’9″ have been giving us some ill teasers. The first single, “Era”, featuring Dave East set up the perfect pitch for their next hit. Just a month ago, we reviewed their second banger, “Rock It“. Now that joint is nothing […]

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