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DJ Premier – “Rest In Purple” (Prince Tribute Mix)

Preme, his manager Ian, and DJ Finesse made this last minute mix happen in honor of the dearly departed Artist.

I want to salute one of the greatest artists in the world… the artist known as Prince.
DJ Premier

Jack Daniels salute to Prince Rogers Nelson. May he Rest In Purple.

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Yuna – “Places To Go” (Prod. By DJ Premier) [Video]

From her “Chapters” album Yuna’s dropping off the nice visuals for “Places To Go.” With Preemo on production? Yes indeed. Enjoyable every which-a-way. Press play above.

Single and album links via earlier post below.

YUNA – PLACES TO GO (PROD. BY DJ PREMIER) | CHAPTERS

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Kanye West – “I Love Kanye” (T.L.O.Preemix)

DJ Premier has touched that “I Love Kanye” … soooo NOW the rest of you can stop it. The remix run has hit the finish line! Dubbed the T.L.O.Preemix, do your ears a solid and click play and listen up up above.

KANYE WEST – I LOVE KANYE (T.L.O.PREEMIX)

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Macklemore x Lewis – “Buckshot” feat. DJ Premier x KRS-One

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Stop the presses on every “they ain’t real” story you want to put out on Ben Haggerty (pka Macklemore) & Ryan Lewis. At least for now. Why? This “Buckshot” team up with DJ Premier and KRS-ONE. This has got to be the most awesome olive branch held out to Hip-Hop heads in quite some time. How real is this? Let Preemo speak on it…

Macklemore’s manager reached out to my manager (Ian) and told him that they wanted me to hook up a scratch sequence to tie in the lyrics that Ben wrote. Ryan did the track and we got on the phone to discuss the theme about their younger days running the streets and tagging graffiti. I draw as well so it made total sense! After I sent my parts back, they asked if I knew how to get in touch with Kris (KRS-ONE). I reached out to Kris’ wife and since he is a dope graffiti artist as well, he was the perfect choice and he laced the verse overnight. The whole combination made it a complete jam for the history books.
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In a word…boom! Take a listen above. You can pre-orderThis Unruly Mess I’ve Made” (due out February 26, 2016) below.

MACKLEMORE X LEWIS – BUCKSHOT FEAT. DJ PREMIER X KRS-ONE | THIS UNRULY MESS I’VE MADE (PRE-ORDER)

Yuna – “Places To Go” (Prod. By DJ Premier)

The way it started…was definitely ‘alternative’… then seconds later, BOOM! Producer Preemo drops in with his trademark hook-sample scratches and it’s so on! Check out Malaysian singer Yuna’s “Places To Go” above, and read what she has to say about all this below.

“Places to Go” is a song about when you’re growing into the person that you’re meant to be. Sometimes you go through all these things that will change you as a person and you find it hard to deal with all of these challenges. I was truly honored to work with legendary DJ and producer DJ Premier. I still can’t believe I have a track with Premier. It really is one of the best songs I’ve written in a long time.

Dope! You can pre-order Yuna’s full-length, “Chapters” (due out May 20, 2016), from the Store on her website here.

YUNA – CHAPTERS (PRE-ORDER)

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PRhyme – “Courtesy” (Full-Length Video)

Okay, so before when we put up a PRhyme visual post for “Courtesy” we were letting go a ‘full clip’… as in click-clack-pow-pow-brrraakk. This is the full video. The one before was a less than 2-minute teaser. He is the entire visual presentation off the “PRhyme” album from Royce and Preemo (out now).

ROYCE DA 5’9 x DJ PREMIER – PRHYME (ALBUM)

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Fisher – “Fish Over Premier” (Premier Fish) [Prod. DJ Premier]

Now, without a doubt, DITC’s got production on lock solidly; but if their newbie emcee Fisher gets the chance to rhyme over Preemo prouction… come on. Why stand in his way? This “Fish Over Premier” (Premier Fish) is just a one-time thing, right? Ha! With lyrical skills like these? Don’t be surprised if this hook-up happens again (like maybe on Fisher’s forthcoming “GODmc” project)!

FISHER – FISH OVER PREMIER (PREMIER FISH) [PROD. BY DJ PREMIER]

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Termanology – “Get Off The Ground” feat. Sean Price x Lil Fame x Ruste Juxx x Justin Tyme x Hannible Staxx x Papoose x Reks (DJ Premier Remix)

Another “Term Brady” single on deck. This one, produced/remixed by DJ Premier, is entitled “Get Off The Ground” (featuring Sean Price, Lil Fame, Ruste Juxx, Justin Tyme, Hannible Staxx, Papoose, and Reks). See the video for the original Snowgoons mega-collabo after the jump.

TERMANOLOGY – GET OFF THE GROUND (DJ PREMIER REMIX) | TERM BRADY (EP)

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The 2015 BET Cyphers: Def Squad Reunited (Video)(Video)

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The headline says it all; like its own byline. Did you see the Cyphers this year? Always the best part of the BET Hip-Hop Awards. We expect a ‘wow’ moment or two from the Awards’ broadcast; and a Cypher is a good bet for a source. Well, there was [at least] a BIG one in this year’s – Erick Sermon, Keith Murray and Redman spitting with DJ Scratch taking the Preemo spot (see what we did there?) for the set. Def Squad comes back to life for the night! Good to see.

Click the pic above to start with the Squad. Got the rest of this year’s Cyphers linked after the jump.

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Papoose – “Hold The City Down” (Prod. By DJ Premier)

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Is it Preem’s beats that make emcees beast out on a track; or is it that he only allows beast mode emcees to bless his beats? So far, the result has been win-win. Latest exhibit of that: This new Papoose jawn “Hold The City Down.” Dope! Plus, a bonus… FREE download!

DOWNLOAD: PAPOOSE – HOLD THE CITY DOWN (PROD. BY DJ PREMIER)

Torae – “Saturday Night” (Prod. By DJ Premier)

Whew! Torae spitting and Preemo talking with his hands on this “Saturday Night.” Storytelling rhyming at its finest, and that airy boom-bap track… Banging!

(The jealous husband kicking in the door part though. Wowww!)

TORAE – SATURDAY NIGHT (PROD. BY DJ PREMIER)

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Hip-Hop/Jazz: DJ Premier x The BADDER – “BPATTER” (Video)

The power of a big band jazz act distilled down to five funky, fired up pieces – DJ Premier and his new band, The BADDER – giving y’all this work: “BPATTER” (the ‘P’ is kinda silent, the way Preemo says it, but not really how he plays it). So, we have Preem on the wheels, Lenny “The Ox” Reece on the skins, Brady Watt on the bass, Mark Williams on the bone, and Takuya Kuroda on the trumpet. Check it out. Nice!

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Anderson .Paak Breaks Down His Verse On “Animals” Off Dr. Dre’s “Compton” LP (Video)

One of my favorite songs off of Dr. Dre’s new “Compton” album is “Animals” produced by DJ Premier featuring this artist right here!

Up and coming West Coast Rapper/Singer Anderson .Paak was featured heavily on Dr. Dre’s latest album “Compton” which was inspired by the new film “Straight Outta Compton.” Anderson performs and provides the meaning behind an important track to him on the album, “Animals” which was produced by Dr. Dre and DJ Premier.

DR. DRE – COMPTON

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Sidney Max – “Angry Birds Friends: Here Come the Birds” feat. Dres (Prod. By DJ Premier) [Video]

Awwwww, this is beyond adorable! Blessed enough to have got on Dres’ (of Black Sheep) Facebook friend list, I caught wind of every tidbit of news on the development of this Sidney Max project. Sidney is Dres’ son; and Daddy’s got his boy coloring inside the Hip-Hop lines beautifully with this “Here Come the Birds” (produced by DJ Premier). This is wonderful on so many levels… You can’t debate it!

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Papoose – “The Plug” (Prod. By DJ Premier)

Over the DJ Premier track, and Preemo scratches, Papoose comes through with the “The Plug,” for his forthcoming album, “You Can’t Stop Destiny” (due out July 17, 2015). So now you know DJ Premier will be on the LP. Of course, Remy Ma gonna be on it. Then there’s the likes of Havoc, Ron Browz, Troy Ave and more. Hold on a li’l while longer until then. Run this for now (links below).

PAPOOSE – THE PLUG (PROD. BY DJ PREMIER) | YOU CAN’T STOP DESTINY (PRE-ORDER)

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Joey Bada$$ – “Paper Trails” (Prod. By DJ Premier) [Video]

Let’s revisit that bag of bangers Joey Bad released a while back – B4.DA.$$. Video for “Paper Trails” (produced by DJ Premier) ready for your perusal above. Deepness. Dopeness.

JOEY BADA$$ – B4.DA.$$

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PRhyme – “Courtesy” (Marco Polo Remix)

Boom! You know Marco Polo can deliver the goods on production if you visit us here frequently. Here, he dares retouch a Preemo production?? Is it worthy? It’s posted, right? Dope! Respect to Marco for his take on “Courtesy” (original on the DJ Premier x Royce da 5’9 self-titled collaboration LP “PRhyme”).

My remix of “Courtesy.”

Shouts to one of my fav albums of last year. #PRhyme

DOWNLOAD: PRHYME – COURTESY (MARCO POLO REMIX)

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Miguel Speaks On Working With DJ Premier, Wale & More (Video)

Miguel stopped by the Hot 97 studios to promo his single “Coffee” as well as his forthcoming album, “Wild Heart.” But since he was there, he talked to the Morning Show crew about what the Met Gala is, what’s going on in his relationship with girlfriend Nazanin Mandi, what was up working with super-producers DJ Premier and Pharrell Williams and Wale and much more.

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PRhyme – Tour Life (Video)

Sounds, sights and insights from PRhyme on tour across the USA. PRhyme (DJ Premier, Royce Da 5’9), Boldy James, and Your Old Droog make their way through Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston, New York City…into Preemo’s stomping grounds (Houston). What makes this tour, the folks involved and chemistry special; how they got up with each other for it; the real deal behind the “PRhyme” name & project; stories on the road. Great stuff! Part 1 of 3 embedded above. The next two parts that in sequence are after the jump. Before you are done, you could ‘jump’ over to the prior post (via link below) and grab the “PRhyme” LP.

DJ PREMIER X ROYCE DA 5’9 – PRHYME

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DJ Premier: From Russia With Love (Video)

The legendary DJ Premier gets in full tourist mode while out in Russia for his Boiler Room set. Although he’s stated he’s been there about 4 times in his life, this is the very first time he admittedly allowed himself to be a tourist in Moscow, Russia. Hopefully we get more of these ‘Premier Wuz Here’ videos from other places that “Primo” happens to touch down on ‘The Planet’.

PREVIOUS: DJ PREMIER REHEARSING IN JAPAN WITH HIS NEW BAND (VIDEO)

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