DJ Premier’s jazzy handicraft and his work as one-half of Gangstarr has made him one of hip-hop’s most venerated sonic masters. The combination of his percussive jazz samplings and Guru’s cool but deliberate vocals made them the authors of a New Age blues in hip-hop. Gangstarr’s 6 album output established them as key voices of [...]
DJ Mark the 45 King chats with DJ Premier on his show and they discuss Heavy D and the proper way to hand out a demo among other things.
The Re: Generation Project is a documentary that follows DJ Premier in addition to four other artists around and watches them remix different styles of music. This clip shows DJ Premier working with Nas and The Berklee Symphony Orchestra on a classical and hip-hop mash-up.
Heavy D Tribute Mix by Dj Premier Blog Radio on Mixcloud DJ Premier posted this tribute mix two days ago to the Mixcloud site. R.I.P. Heavy D.
“You” is produced by DJ Premier who also makes a cameo in the video. Cats and Dogs comes out September 17th.
DJ Premier gave his London fans a treat last night with this set at The Garage.
The two legends sit down and share vital stories about their careers. This clip is from the DJ Premier vs Pete Rock DVD released in Japan.
Dee Vazquez does a profile of DJ Premier. He’s very candid about how he starts his day and he calls “Shutter Island, “Stutter Island.” His idea of the ultimate concert sounds like heaven.
There are only a handful of producers who could arguably lay claim to being Hip-Hop’s top producer (which Rolling Stone magazine bestowed upon him), or for defining the blueprint which came to be recognized as the “East Coast Sound,” or have influenced and flourished for over 20+ years in an always evolving music industry—but DJ [...]