It’s episode 40 of DJ Premier’s “So Wassup?” and Preemo takes us back to 1991 when he went to the West Coast and teamed up with MC Eiht. It’s been a relationship that has lasted for decades but we have to go back to where it began with “Def Wish II.”
DJ Premier reflects on connecting with KRS One ahead of his Return of the Boom Bap album and how he and The Blastmaster concocted “Higher Level.” Here’s the story of how KRS One nearly burned Preemo out but the soundtrack to Blacula bailed him out.
DJ Premier tells the story about how he produced Krumb Snatcha’s “Gettin’ Closer to God,” which was Krumb’s real-life story. Preemo explains how what we ended up hearing wasn’t what was originally planned.
Benny The Butcher keeps feeding the streets with product from Tana Talk 4 and the latest is a set of visuals from “Super Plug.” Check out how Benny gets down over Alchemist production.
Just a jam session with DJ Premier, Brady Watt and Carlos Homs. 30 minutes of this trio blazing through classics and familiar samples that have been part of our lives. Nothing more, nothing less. Worth your time.
Ah, the show’s namesake. DJ Premier tells us all about the creative process behind “So Wassup” from Moment of Truth.
DJ Premier tells the story of how “Work” came to be after it was initially made for the soundtrack to the film “Caught Up.”
Kendrick Lamar’s release of Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers has had the world in a camel clutch with its heavy subject matter. To keep the momentum going, K Dot drops a video for “N95” directed by his longtime right hand man Dave Free.
DJ Premier reflects on linking up with Bahamadia and going the smooth route with their collaboration “True Honey Buns.”
This is a pleasant surprise.
Black Thought and Danger Mouse are connecting for a joint project titled Cheat Codes. With the likes of A$AP Rocky, Run The Jewels, Russ, Conway the Machine, Raekwon and the late DOOM, this will be something to keep an eye on. Before we get a release date, the duo share with us “No Gold Teeth” as an appetizer.