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Gang Starr Hit Yo! MTV Raps Amidst Their 1994 Mass Appeal, With A Freestyle (Video)

by Zatoon

Throughout the history of Gang Starr, there were a host of important albums and movements. In the late 1990s, Guru and DJ Premier went gold (with a Top 10) in Moment Of Truth, gathering the award tour of a much-deserved greatest hits look follow-up, Full Clip. A decade prior, it was the gripping “Jazz Thing” […]

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ZATOON’S THROWBACK THURSDAY MV: “MOMENT OF TRUTH” BY GANG STARR

by Zatoon

“Actions have reactions, don’t be quick to judge You may not know the hardships people don’t speak ofIt’s best to step back, and observe with couthFor we all must meet our moment of truth” This week’s throwback music video goes out to the great hip hop duo: Gang Starr. DJ Premier x MC Guru blended their “mass appeal” beats […]

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Grammy Award winning producer 9th Wonder’s tenure at Harvard University

by Zatoon

The Hip-Hop Fellow is a 78-minute documentary following Grammy Award winning producer 9th Wonder’s tenure at Harvard University as he teaches ‘The Standards of Hip-Hop’ course, conducts research for his thesis and explores hip-hop’s history, culture and role in academia. The film centers on the emerging significance of incorporating hip-hop studies into academic curriculum and […]

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Marco Polo f. Talib Kweli & DJ Premier – “G.U.R.U.”

by Zatoon

Marking the 3rd anniversary of the untimely death of hip-hop legend Guru, Marco Polo puts together this tribute featuring Talib Kweli and DJ Premier. Check it out. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]Tweet

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Joey Bada$$ – “Unorthodox” (prod. DJ Premier)

by Zatoon

Up and coming Brooklyn rapper, Joey Bada$$, teams up with legendary producer DJ Premier to drop this brand new track. Joey Bada$$ tears up the track which is more reminiscent of the golden era style of hip-hop, due in large part to Premier’s boom bap production. This mc is definitely one to watch for in […]

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DJ Khaled f. Nas, Scarface, & DJ Premier – “Hip-Hop” (prod. J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League)

by Zatoon

Brand new track from DJ Khaled featuring Nas, Scarface, and DJ Premier. The J.U.S.T.I.C.E. league produced track will be featured on DJ Khaled’s upcoming album, “Kiss The Ring,” due out August 21st. Tweet

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KRS-One/DJ Premier – It’s Getting Hectic

by Zatoon

djpremierblog.com has a free download of an unreleased cut from KRS-One’s 1993 classic “Return of the Boom Bap” album that features DJ Premier; click on the link to get it and then look for the mixtape link below it and snag that too – it’s got 91 unreleased/rare/demo version tracks from almost every major Golden […]

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DJ Premier – Shake The Room Instrumental

by Zatoon

25 years in and Premo still hits the hardest: What’s your favorite DJ Premier beat? Here are a couple to consider: Tweet

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Re:GENERATION Music Project

by Zatoon

“This 2012 documentary…follows big-name producers DJ Premier, Mark Ronson, Skrillex, Pretty Lights, and The Crystal Method as they each collaborate with artists of different musical styles to create new music embodying both sides…Skrillex collaborated with the remaining members of The Doors for the rock genre collaboration, DJ Premier with the Berklee Symphony Orchestra for the […]

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Slick Rick – “Need Some Bad” (prod. DJ Premier)

by Zatoon

Hip-Hop legend Slick Rick makes a surprising return with his track, “Need Some Bad,” which you can find off the soundtrack to Jonah Hill’s new movie, “The Sitter.” To top it off, the beat was constructed by the great DJ Premier. Check it out. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]Tweet

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