Today is the three-year anniversary of Guru’s passing and to honor his legacy, Marco Polo, Talib Kweli and DJ Premier dedicate “G.U.R.U.” to the memory and celebration of the hip-hop great. “G.U.R.U.” will also serve as the lead single off Marco Polo’s upcoming LP, PA2: The Director’s Cut, out in July.
Stream the track below and purchase it on iTunes.
Damn.. This shit is too good.
For the official music video, the goal of renowned directing duo Coodie and Chike (founders of NY production house Creative Control), was to take the audience on an illustrated journey with Joey, Premier & Pro Era through the cold streets of Brooklyn. In this “Making Of” clip, go behind the scenes of that directorial process, as they shoot the initial background “backplates,” then move to the studio for green screen performances from Joey and crew, and finally give you an insider look at the animation process you’ll see come to life in the final product.
Click here to listen to the entire track. Video coming soon.
Still not sure how we missed this… Premo at his finest alongside one of Brooklyn’s dopest emcee’s, Joey Bada$$.
It’s pretty apparent that producers J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League has been on a roll and with the release of Khaled‘s latest leak, “Hip Hop” featuring Nas, Scarface and DJ Premier, the production trio can add another hit to the list. Check out DJ Khaled’s new single and don’t forget to pick up Kiss The Ring when it hits the stores August 21st.
UPDATE: CDQ and untagged below (via XZ).
After the jump, watch the making of DJ Khaled’s “Hip Hop.”
Watch as Nardwuar interviews his latest victim, DJ Premier.
Shout to the homie Bootleg Kev. He always got the ill interviews. I shouldn’t have to convince you to watch this, it’s Premo.
RE:GENERATION is a documentary film that follows DJ Premier, Pretty Lights, The Crystal Method, Mark Ronson, and Skrillex as they remix, recreate and re-imagine five traditional styles of music. Today, we present the official video to accompany Premo’s masterpiece.
Bumpy Knuckles is one rapper I definitely would NOT fight. He has a new collaboration album dropping with DJ Premier, The Kolexion.
Download: Bumpy Knuckles & DJ Premier – BAP
Off Mac Miller x Jazzy Jeff tape coming soon.