For their second episode, Genius choose someone rooted in hip-hop, since that's part of the brand's DNA, and chose producer DJ Premier
, aka Chris Martin, perhaps better known as half of the iconic '90s duo Gang Starr.
Earlier this week DJ Premier
had revealed that he was forced to reject Justin Beiber's entry in the cypher as he got to know that Beiber did not pen down his own lyrics and that he had asked Ludacris to pen down the lyrics for him, Contactmusic reports.
It's called The Ownerz--seventeen banging tracks produced by DJ Premier
and co-produced by yours truly.
ARTS CLUB HIP-HOP Royalty lands in Liverpool tomorrow with a rare appearance from super-producer DJ Premier
Longtime hip-hop producer and performer DJ Premier
is clearly intimidated by his lack of knowledge in classical music, though composer-scholar Bruce Adolphe and conductor Stephen Webber and the Berklee College of Music Orchestra prove most congenial guides.
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Dj Premier
has disclosed that he banned Justin Bieber from taking part in a freestyle rap performance at the 'Bet Hip-Hop Awards'.
Other acts include Idlewild, Terry Riley, Ute Lemper, DJ Premier
and Marley Marl, jazz anarchist Evan Parker, Sister Nancy and Sister Carol, The Funkmasters - featuring Fred Wesley, Bernie Worrell, Clyde Stubblefield and John 'Jabo' Starks - Einsturzende Neubauten, James Chance, and former Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys.
Too many songs are drawn from Moment Of Truth, while earlier cuts (such as DJ Premier
Is in Deep Concentration) are inexplicably absent.
DATE FOR THE DIARY HIP hop royalty hits the city in June with a rare appearance from American superproducer DJ Premier
The arrangements by the likes of DJ Premier
and Big Tank, and Rich Harrison are inviting, while giving Aguilera room to show off her ample chops.