A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

Today marks five years since the passing of the emcee Keith “Guru” Elam. The late Hip-Hop icon was best known for his fifteen-year run with DJ Premier as Gang Starr, pumping out classics like “Mass Appeal” and “Just To Get A Rep.” With a gruff voice and rhymes that straddled between street-savvy thinking and exploring challenges faced […]


Late in 2014, DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9″ teamed up for one of the year’s most critically acclaimed albums in PRhyme. Recently, Preem spoke with The New York Observer about how he and Royce Da 5’9″ are not finished with their work together yet. In fact, they may have a masked surprise in store for fans soon. “The album’s doing […]

  With the ‘PRyme‘ album now in stores, Premo & Royce take you on a journey through the building process of this incredible project. Although the super-lyrical MC and legendary producer’s collaborative Lp is only nine tracks in length, it isn’t short on the elements that could make it a potential classic in the minds […]

  We could all use a good laugh right about now.   Funny or Die keeps the Hip-Hop sketches coming, as DJ Premier loads up some of his best production work for a few artist friends. Royce Da 5’9, Lady of Rage and Miguel all stop by the studio to link with the legendary producer, […]


De La Soul announced that they would be working on a new mixtape, “Premium Soul on the Rocks,” and they will solely be working with DJ Premier and Pete Rock on the project.      The group originally planned on releasing an EP, but those plans changed, according to XXL. They will begin working on the […]


The anticipation was a thick as Rick James’ braids as eager fans waited in the lobby of Radio City Music Hall for the eighth night of a 10 night engagement from sketch comedy legend Dave Chappelle. Nobody had attempted to fill the void that Chappelle left after he decided to walk out on a $50 million deal to […]

Rapsody releases a new video from her “She Got Game” mixtape, “Kingship” featuring the legendary DJ Premier. The double entendres on “Kingship” come good and plenty as Rap continues her stomp through 2013.  We tried to tell y’all she was the truth and finally people are starting to listen. “Word to Preemo, I pray Chicago put […]

Friday April 19th marks the three-year anniversary of the passing of Gang Starr’s lead MC Keith Edward Elam aka Guru. To commemorate his life producer Marco Polo teamed up with Talib Kweli and Guru’s partner DJ Premier for this tribute song, “G.U.R.U.” RELATED: Big Daddy Kane & Marco Polo Flip Al B. Sure On, “Nite & […]

During his all-too-brief music career the late Notorious B.I.G only collaborated with DJ Premier for three songs: “Kick In The Door,” “10 Crack Commandments,” and “Unbelievable.” However, those three songs cemented them as one of the best rapper/producer combos to ever grace wax. Unfortunately, industry politics between Biggie and Premier’s camps kept them from recording […]

  According to Sean Ryan of HipHopDX.com, Joey Bada$$ told Power 105’s The Breakfast Club  that he’s been working with Q-Tip and Pete Rock . He also said that Premo has been mentoring him about the music business. “Recently, I’ve been working with some legends – DJ Premier, Pete Rock. I got the chance to get in the studio […]