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DJ PREMIER – SO WASSUP EPISODE 20 (GANG STARR’S ROYALTY)

DJ Premier explains how reuniting with Guru after four years between projects proved to be challenging as they headed into the Moment of Truth album. The lead single “Royalty” featured K-Ci and Jojo and Preemo explains how they got 1/2 of Jodeci on the album, constructing the beat, how an adult movie star ended up directing a video that ended up being a party in a subway station.

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DJ PREMIER – SO WASSUP EPISODE 18 (DEVIN THE DUDE’S DOOBIE ASHTRAY)

For some people, DJ Premier’s collaboration with Devin The Dude seemed to come out of nowhere. But it really didn’t. Aside from both being from Texas, these two knew each other for a long time. Find out how what was supposed to be a remix for Devin’s album ended up making the final cut on his solo album. Also, listen to Preemo explain how he constructed the beat.

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DJ PREMIER – SO WASSUP EPISODE 17 (MOBB DEEP’S PEER PRESSURE)

Before there was a “Shook Ones Pt. 2,” Havoc and Prodigy took us to Juvenile Hell as Mobb Deep. On that album was a hidden gem that only true Mobb Deep fans know about and that’s the DJ Premier produced “Peer Pressure.” Did you know that this was originally a remix of a Large Professor production? How did this all come together? Allow the legendary producer to tell you a story.

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DJ PREMIER – SO WASSUP EPISODE 15 (D&D ALL-STARS’ 1,2 PASS IT)

DJ Premier digs into the vault to explain the origins behind “1, 2 Pass It” from the D&D All-Stars. The legacy of D&D Studio is the topic at hand here and how Preemo put together this massive posse cut that originated at the 40s and Blunts party. Mad Lion, Doug E Fresh, KRS One, Fat Joe, Smif N Wessun and Jeru The Damaja assembled for the cut and, somehow, Jay-Z was left standing outside in the cold…literally.

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DJ PREMIER – SO WASSUP EPISODE 12 (LIMP BIZKIT’S N 2 GETHER NOW)

Once upon a time, Limp Bizkit was the biggest band in the world. And the biggest band in the world reached out to DJ Premier for a song called “N 2 Gether Now.” But Preemo originally turned down the opportunity but a meeting with Fred Durst and, later, Method Man changed his mind. Find out how and how one of Limp Bizkit’s most popular songs came together in the latest episode of “So Wassup.”