DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9″ hit you with a quick set of visuals for “Courtesy” off of the album that we know you have already pre-ordered.
Complex joins forces with DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9″ for this intriguing documentary that chronicles their individual journeys through the music industry. Check out part one above.
The recent announcement of DJ Premier and Royce da 5’9″ joining forces as PRhyme has easily been one of the best surprises in rap this year. Two veterans in the game hailing from Brooklyn and Detroit, respectively, Premier and Royce have showcased their impressive chemistry in the studio in years past. That legacy will continue when their self-titled album is released next month.
In anticipation for their collaborative projective, Premo and Royce are also sharing an accompanying documentary, Raiders of the Lost Art. Today, Complex premieres the first installment, which follows their personal and professional journey through the industry. The documentary is narrated by Port Arthur’s finest, Bun B.
Check out Part One of Raiders of the Lost Art above. PRhyme’s self-titled album comes out Dec. 9 and is available for pre-order on iTunes. Guests on the project include Jay Electronica, Common, Mac Miller, Slaughterhouse, ScHoolboy Q, and more.
Check out Hard Knock TV‘s exclusive in-depth interview with DJ Premier and Royce da 5’9″. In part 1, Nick Huff Barili sits down with both artists to talk about the formation of their new group PRhyme, their collaboration album coming out Dec 9th, their creative process, Eminem, Guru, Adrian Younge, and much more.
In part two of GGN, DJ Premier and Snoop Dogg go back and forth with old school songs in a game of “Guess What Song This Is?”
DJ Premier blesses Slaughterhouse with an ill canvas for the four headed monster to paint their lyrical wizardry upon. This joint comes off of the upcoming Shady XV compilation, dropping November 24.
By day, Dan Lish is a senior concept artist for the video game industry in London. But in his spare time, Lish concocts some amazing illustrations for his personal use. He recently brought together the worlds of hip hop and the fantasy of graphic novels together for some incredible illustrations.
Complex caught up with Lish to discuss his many portraits ranging from Pete Rock to J Dilla. Here’s what he had to say about the Premier image.
“DJ Premier has a great face to draw. It’s full of character. He’s a self-confessed nerd, tinkering away in his studio of sound. Featured here are speaker imps, Brooklyn blocks, keyboards, and oddball characters.”
You can check out the rest over at Complex.
Skateboarder Gavin Nolan and the legendary DJ Premier converse about the similarities between their respective crafts.
Saigon brings in Big Daddy Kane to rock over the DJ Premier produced remix to “One Foot In The Door.”