Big Noyd, Large Pro & Kool G Rap – “Naturally Born (Cookin’ Soul Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

New York hip-hop veterans Big Noyd, Large Professor, and Kool G Rap came together recently for the excellent throwback boom-bap track “Naturally Born,” produced by Ayatollah. Now they’re back with a remix by Cookin’ Soul, the production duo behind YG & Blanco’s great West Coast summer single “Block Party.” The new “Naturally Born,” which will be paired with the original for a Record Store Day exclusive 7″ on Black Friday, is also part of Coalmine Records’ upcoming remix collection Remineded. Cookin’ Soul’s remix keeps the song’s spirit intact while replacing its original sweeping strings with triumphal brass, and the three old-school MCs come at the beat with the enthusiasm of much younger men. If you have any affection at all for that concrete-jungle DJ Premier sound, this is bound to become your anthem for the day. Hear it below.

Remineded Tracklist:

01 Heltah Skeltah (feat. DJ Revolution) – “Midnight Madness (Audible Doctor Remix)”
02 Skyzoo – “Strung Out (Small Professor Remix)”
03 El Da Sensei (feat. MeLa Machinko) – “2 The Death (M-Phazes Remix)”
04 Supernatural – “Altitude (GMJ Remix)”
05 Sean Price, Billy Danze & Maffew Ragazino – “Land of the Crooks (Divided Souls Ent. & DJ Pain 1 Remix)”
06 Blu (feat. MeLa Machinko) – “Kiss the Sky (Large Professor Remix)”
07 Royce da 5’9″, Skillz & Diamond D – “One for the Money (Mananz Remix)”
08 Big Noyd, Large Professor & Kool G Rap – “Naturally Born (Cookin’ Soul Remix)”
09 Blu & Nottz (feat. Nitty Scott, MC) – “Boyz II Men (Diamond D Remix)”
10 Guilty Simpson & Small Professor – “Go (Zilla Rocca Remix)”

Coalmine Records Presents – 'Remineded: A Collection of New & Old Remixes' | Release Date: 1/20/15 | Tracklist: 01. #HeltahSkeltah (feat. @djrevolution) – "Midnight Madness" (@audibledoctor Remix) • 02. @skyzoothewriter – "Strung Out" (@smallpro Remix) • 03. @senseifromnj (feat. @melamachinko) – "2 The Death" (@mphazes Remix) • 04. #Supernatural – "Altitude" (#GMJ Remix) • 05. @herfavcolorblu (feat. @djrevolution) – "Kiss the Sky" (@plargepro Remix) • 06. @royceda59, @skillzva & @diamondditc – "One for the Money" (#mananz Remix) • 07. @rappernoyd, @plargepro & @therealkoolgrap – "Naturally Born" (@cookinsoulofficial Remix) • 08. @herfavcolorblu & @nottzdaruler (feat. @nittyscottmc) – "Boyz II Men" (@diamondditc Remix) • 09. #SeanPrice, @billdanzemop & @maffewragazino – "Land of the Crooks" (#DividedSoulsEnt. & @djpain1 Remix) • 10. @guiltysimpson & @smallpro (feat. #Elucid & #Castle) – "Go" (@zillarocca Remix)

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“Naturally Born” is out 11/28 as a Record Store Day Black Friday exclusive 7″, and Remineded is out 12/23, both on Coalmine. Pre-order the 7″ here and Remineded here.