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A Conversation with DJ Premier: One Of The Best Yet

DJ Premier is a pioneer of hip-hop and an absolute living legend, he has accomplished an astonishing amount in his career and just about a month ago he released his latest masterpiece, a brand new Gang Starr album titled One Of The Best Yet. I grew up a huge fan of Gang Starr in my adolescent years as I am sure many of the people reading this did as well, so when I first head about this new album I was in complete shock, partially because their last album prior to this came out way back in 2003 and also because it has been nearly a decade since the passing of the legendary emcee Guru who made up of one half of the group. This was the first time in his career that DJ Premier had to piece together an album without Guru by his side helping him compose it, he had previously recorded verses that we anywhere from 10-20 years old and he somehow managed to craft it into a tremendous + memorable body of work. Needless to say, when I got the opportunity to interview one of my idols and someone who I have studied like DJ Premier, …

100 Bands – [Natalie]

You may remember Natalie’s first appearance on our pages last month with her astounding Bloodshot record and today, she makes her return with the next offering titled 100 Bands. Produced by Eddie Priest, Raze & Trophy, the Houston/ Chicago-bred talent dazzled once again with smooth vocals & wordplay on lavish desires including eating steak and lobster, wanting the whole cake and choosing between the Audi or the Wraith. Since her last release in Bloodshot, the anticipation has been set at an all-time high for Natalie to deliver on a follow-up and sure enough, she did just that and ultimately blew away my expectations on this next track. Having said that, waste no time clicking on the link below to take in 100 Bands and leave us a comment whether or not you’re feeling the latest from the emerging star, Natalie!

Real Hitta – [Plies] ft. [Kodak Black]

In case you’ve been living under a rock, Plies and Kodak came together for a new hit single called “Real Hitta” and the official video is finally here. Kodak takes the trophy on this one with one of the catchiest hooks to hand in hand with the hypnotizing instrumental. Aside from the song being great, this visual might be one of the funniest I’ve seen all year. Don’t believe me yet? See for yourself and let us know what you think.