Remember that time D’Angelo had DJ Premier remix his single “Lady?” How did it happen where one of the pioneers of the neo soul movement ended up getting a remix by a legendary Hip Hop producer and featured AZ? DJ Premier gives you the story behind the song.
With the world focused on Kanye West, Drake and the pending return of Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole sends a friendly reminder that he’s among the giants in the industry. The surprise drop of “Heaven’s EP” finds Cole cruising through Las Vegas and lamenting about his challenges in the industry and in his personal life.
AZ’s triumphant return to the game with Doe or Die 2 continues to pay off for the New York emcee. He continues to bang us over the head with visuals to keep the momentum going and enjoys the good life in his latest video “Just 4 You.”
DJ Premier is back to give you the skinny on how “Return of the Crooklyn Dodgers” with Jeru the Damaja, O.C. and Chubb Rock came together for the soundtrack to Spike Lee’s film “Clockers.” Jokes about Mr. Magoo, the reason why you heard that bell and a tribute to Spike Lee.
Do you like brunch? Do you like Sundays? Do you like “Brunch on Sundays?” Nas does. Hit-Boy does, too. The legendary rapper takes a lighter approach from his King’s Disease 2 album with his latest offering. Joining him at brunch are LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Cordae, Swizz Beatz, Lil Rel Howery and Nas’ daughter Destiny.
It’s about time Royce 5’9″ had a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert. The living legend from Rock City delivers a stripped-down set of songs from his extraordinarily extensive catalog that spans two decades. From recent songs like “God Speed” to a classic such as the DJ Premier produced “Boom,” this is a treat for anybody who has been a fan of Royce over the years.
Did you know that there are two versions of Nas’ represent that DJ Premier produced? DJ Premier explains how the song ended up happening, why Large Professor was instrumental in Nas’ career and the original version of the song that was a lot more jazz-influenced.
Chris Rivers joins Termanology and Amadeus on the song “Superiority Complex.” Taken from the album Termanology & Amadeus 360 The Beat King “360”
The late Phife Dawg’s “French Kiss” gets the remix treatment with Redman and Illa J on “French Kiss Trois.” Of course, it’s dope. Why wouldn’t it be?
DJ Premier takes us back to how he concocted KRS-One’s “MCs Act Like They Don’t Know” as the lead single from his album 1995 self titled album. Preemo tells the story of how the beat was made and The Blastmaster’s initial reaction before making it the first single off his album.