DJ Premier – The Busiest Man In Hip Hop

DJ Premier - The Busiest Man In Hip HopRecently in an interview with XXL, DJ Premier discussed some of his upcoming projects, including getting Joey Bada$$’s debut album, and a beat he did for Rapsody’s upcoming mixtape and the Slaughterhouse album.

“[Joey Bada$$ and I] actually just got a chance to go back into the lab, ’cause he’s been on tour quite extensively with Statik Selektah,” Preem said on working with the young Brooklyn MC; the two collaborated previously on “Unorthodox,” which was released in January and eventually found a home on Joey’s recent Summer Knights mixtape. ”They’re actually booked into one of my studios here to just crack down and knock the album out. I just did a Slaughterhouse record, I just got a call to work with Jadakiss on his record. The Slaughterhouse [one], we finished it yesterday—or we recorded it yesterday, didn’t finish it yet.”

He is also busy with his Year Round Records label working with artists such as Khaleel and Boston-based R&B singer Frank Vocals. He had this to say about Rapsody and her upcoming mixtape, “I did some work with Rapsody—there was a beat that I had while I was working on the Ludacris sessions, it’s very left field,” he said. It’s for her new Gangsta Grillz mixtape that she’s doing with DJ Drama out August 20th. I gotta get the master to 9th Wonder, and I’m sitting here talking to you; they need it right now. But they got Jay Electronica on it, Raekwon, me, quite a few people, Wale. Mine is just a little short jam.”

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