[VIDEO] DJ PREMIER PERFORMS & INTERVIEWS W/ GENIUS TO TALK ABOUT PRODUCING NAS TRACK, RUMORS OF WORKING WITH K.DOT, + MORE..
After being in the game for about 30 years, and working with the best recording artist in the game, DJ Premier shows no signs of slowing down no time soon!!
DJ Premier “Premo” the Houston-native does a sit down interview with Genius for their conversation series, Genius Level. Covering topics such as working with Nas, Jay-Z, The Notorious B.I.G., starting his new record label ‘TTT‘ (To The Top), and of course they chatted about the beginning of his career with Gang Starr, and more..
– His favorite beat (1:20)
– Producing Nas’ “N.Y. State of Mind” (2:30)
– His beginnings (5:30)
– How he started with Gang Starr (8:50)
– Working with Guru (15:30)
– Rumors of a posthumous Gang Starr album (18:50)
– What it’s like being an in-demand producer (21:00)
– Working with Biggie (22:40)
– Working with JAY-Z (26:45)
– Rumors of working with Kendrick Lamar (29:18)
– Working with D’Angelo (31:30)
– Working with Christina Aguilera (35:00)
– His current production process (37:20)
– His current projects and plans for the future (50:00)
Watch Premo’s Tiny Desk performance!!