DJ Premier

DJ Premier & Miguel – “2 Lovin U” Video

When Miguel started working on his great 2015 album Wildheart, he hit the studio with DJ Premier, formerly one half of Gang Starr and arguably…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2017 - 11:28 am

DJ Premier & Miguel – “2 Lovin U”

When Miguel was working on his sophomore album, 2015's great Wildheart, he recorded one track with DJ Premier, formerly half of Gang Starr and one…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2017 - 9:19 am

Hear DJ Premier Sample South Park On A Remix Of Desiigner’s “Tiimmy Turner”

Desiigner's recent single "Tiimmy Turner" referenced one animated TV show in The Fairly OddParents, and a new remix from DJ Premier references a very different…
Peter Helman | August 30, 2016 - 7:41 pm

Yuna – “Places To Go” (Prod. DJ Premier) Video

Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna is in full swing for the release of her forthcoming third LP, Chapters. Her first two albums were excellent, but her profile…
Collin Robinson | March 8, 2016 - 2:52 pm

Hear DJ Premier And Key Wane Remix Kanye West’s A Cappella “I Love Kanye”

Earlier this week, "All Me"/"Partition"/"Amen" producer Key Wane put a beat under Kanye West's The Life Of Pablo a cappella "I Love Kanye." Now boom-bap…
Chris DeVille | February 25, 2016 - 2:31 pm

Yuna – “Places To Go” (Prod. DJ Premier)

Malaysian indie-pop sing-songwriter Yuna hasn't released a full-length album since 2013's Nocturnal, but it was excellent. Her raw, barebones approach to songwriting communicates deep, visceral…
Collin Robinson | February 19, 2016 - 5:11 pm

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Buckshot” (Feat. KRS-One) (Prod. DJ Premier)

Mere days ago, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis gave us "Spoons," the worst song in the entire history of recorded music. But even after foisting an…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2016 - 10:57 am

A Lot Of Really Fantastic Artists Agreed To Be On Macklemore’s New Album

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have released the tracklist for their imminent new album This Unruly Mess I've Made, and the guest list is extremely impressive.
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2016 - 12:00 pm

DJ Premier & The Badder – “Bpatter” Video

DJ Premier is one of the greatest rap producers of all time, a sound scientist who always managed to conjure entire orchestras out of crackly…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2015 - 11:33 am

Joey Bada$$ – “Paper Trail$” Video

Joey Bada$$ released his debut LP B4.DA.$$ earlier this year, and today we're getting a new video for the DJ Premier-produced track "Paper Trail$." Directed…
Peter Helman | June 16, 2015 - 7:11 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The first question we found ourselves faced with when compiling this list of the week's five best songs was pretty simple: Should we just pick…
Stereogum | December 20, 2013 - 2:37 pm

Disclosure – “Latch (DJ Premier Remix)”

DJ Premier was the musical half of Gang Starr. He produced "NY State Of Mind" for Nas and "Kick In The Door" for Biggie and…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2013 - 8:50 am

Joey Bada$$ – “Unorthodox” Video

When teenage Brooklyn boom-bap revivalist Joey Bada$$ teamed up with the great rap-fundamentalist producer DJ Premier, they named the track "Unorthodox," even though it's one…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2013 - 12:04 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: January 2013

By the end of last year, compiling Monthly Mixes became a sad task. Each month I'd scan in sadness, watching our strongest songs presented as…
Amrit Singh | January 31, 2013 - 10:23 am

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

The teenage Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has built his name by resurrecting the grimy, polysyllabic boom-bap that was one of New York's chief exports during…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2013 - 2:19 pm