DJ Premier

50 Cent Responds to Ja Rule’s Battle Challenge

50 Cent and Ja Rule won’t be going to battle. On Monday, the Murder Inc. rapper challenged his longtime rival to battle him during Timbaland and Swizz Beatz’ “Verzuz” series. “I want all the smoke, but I’ll

Ja Rule Challenges 50 Cent to Beat Battle

Ja Rule wants the smoke. Following high-profile beat battles between RZA and DJ Premier, Hit-Boy and Boi-1da, and T-Pain and Lil Jon, Ja Rule says he’s ready to go up against his longtime rival 50 Cent as

Big Shug – Stay the Course

Hit the streets of Boston with the city’s own legendary Big Shug in his slick new video for “Stay The Course,” a soulful and contemplative burner off his new LP, The Diamond Report.   Featuring direction from Ill

Royce Da 5’9’s Production Skills Shine In "Making Of Black Savage" Doc

Today marks the arrival of a brand new Royce Da 5’9″ single, the stacked posse cut “Black Savage.” In honor of the Cyhi The Prynce & T.I.-assited drop, Royce has delivered a detailed Making-Of documentary titled The Process.  Kicking

DJ Premier Reveals What Lil Uzi Vert DM’d Him After Refusing To Rap Over His Beat

In 2016, Lil Uzi Vert refused to freestyle over DJ Premier‘s “Mass Appeal” instrumental while he was on Hot 97’s Ebro In The Morning. This occurred when SoundCloud rappers were on the rise and initiating a massive

Talib Kweli Confirms Black Star & Madlib’s Joint Album Is Finished

There were rumors floating around back in February 2018 that there was a collaborative project with Black Star and Madlib on the way. It was then that a user said he attended a Madlib show in Denver

Nas Sends Love To DMX & Celebrates Gang Starr Comeback

Nasir Jones will continue to hit the Forbes’ list at the rate he’s going. His label Mass Appeal is bringing in DIVINE’s debut album, Kohinoor. Not only that, but he seems to be bringing the old-school heat back in his new Instagram

Big Shug – Still Big (Prod. by DJ Premier)

It’s a Gang Starr Foundation celebration on “Still Big,” the tough-as-nails new single from Big Shug that features DJ Premier’s signature head-nodding production and scratching. And to make the cipher complete, Premo laces the hook with a

Gang Starr and J. Cole Pay Tribute to MC Guru in ‘Family and Loyalty’ Video

Diamonds are forever. After dropping their first new music in 16 years last month, Gang Starr delivers a video for the J. Cole-assisted “Family and Loyalty.” Directed by Fab 5 Freddy, the nostalgic clip celebrates the life

Gang Starr Honors Guru With ‘Family and Loyalty’ Video Featuring J. Cole: Watch

DJ Premier resurrected Gang Starr in September with the J. Cole-assisted "Family and Loyalty," which served as the group's first release in 16 years, and first without Guru, who passed away in 2010. Preemo honored the legacy