The Outlawz and Griselda connect on Young Noble and Conway The Machine’s collaboration produced by DJ Premier. On Preem’s boom bap production and scratches, Noble bigs up the culture and pays his respect to the game’s lost ones, while Conway pays his homage and strives for longevity himself.
Gang Starr for life. Gang Starr reforms for the release of their new video “Glowing Mics” (Founders Remix). With DJ Premier handling the turntables, the late Guru’s son Keith Casim raps along to his father’s verse, while Big Shug keeps the group’s legacy alive with his guest verse. R.I.P. Guru.
Guru shines forever. Gangstarr has just released the instrumental version of their One Of The Best Yet with the unreleased record “Glowing Mic” as its bonus cut. Anchored by Preem’s signature drums, the late Guru flushes with his clever wordplay and keen delivery. The posthumous verse is one of two verses he recorded for a … Read moreNew Music: Gangstarr “Glowing Mic”
The new Gang Starr track will be featured on the instrumental version of One of the Best Yet. It’s been a year since DJ Premier released One of the Best Yet — the seventh and final Gang Starr album. The album, which featured old, lost Guru verses over new Premier beats, was well received by … Read moreDJ Premier Drops New Gang Starr Track “Glowing Mic”
Black Thought dropped the news during an interview with The Crate 808 podcast. It’s been a pretty busy year for Black Thought. Fresh off the release of Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane and Able, The Roots’ frontman has shown up on tracks with Statik Selektah, Common, and British singer Liam Bailey in the past couple of months. … Read moreBlack Thought, DJ Premier and More Team Up as the Supergroup Dopamine
Premier also discussed his first encounters with Nas, JAY-Z, and Biggie, in a new interview. Canibus had an unintended role in the creation of a 2000s neo-soul masterpiece, according to DJ Premier. In a recent interview with comedian Tom Segura, the producer revealed Canibus was presented the beat for D’Angelo‘s “Devil’s Pie” before the singer ever … Read moreDJ Premier Recalls How Canibus Passed on The Beat for D’Angelo’s “Devil’s…
Public Enemy frontman Chuck D spoke with Billboard about the album. On Friday, Public Enemy dropped their 15th studio album, What You Gonna Do When the Grid Goes Down? The project features guest appearances from Nas, Rapsody, Black Thought, YG, and Questlove. When the Grid Goes Down is their first releases on Def Jam since appearing on the … Read morePublic Enemy Drops Their First Studio Album With Def Jam in 26…
Conway is now on his third release of the year so far. Griselda Records continues its hot streak on Friday, with the release of a new Conway project, From King to a GOD. The 14-track project is the third of four announced releases Conway has announced for this year. Earlier this year, Conway dropped No One … Read moreConway the Machine Drops ‘From King to a GOD’ Album
Back up. Billy Danze strides in full force on his new single featuring DJ Premier. Backed by producer TooBusy’s soulful beat, the M.O.P. member brings the ruckus to his competitors anchored by a surprise vocal appearance by Preemo. The track is off Billy Danze and TooBusy’s upcoming project, We Busy.
Lesson for today. MC Eiht is the H.N.I.C. in the music video to his new single featuring Conway The Machine. With DJ Premier on the turntables, the Compton O.G. and the Griselda rapper pull up to an indoor lot full of Chevys and members of their fellow crew. Geah! MC Eiht’s Lessons album drops September … Read moreNew Video: MC Eiht Ft. Conway The Machine, DJ Premier “Honcho”