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Dj Premier vs. Pete Rock NYC 2012

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Lyricist Lounge 20 Year Anniversary Featuring: DJ Premier vs. Pete Rock

SummerStage celebrates the 20th anniversary of the acclaimed hip-hop brand, Lyricist Lounge. A respected part of hip-hop music and culture, Lyricist Lounge has hosted hundreds of live showcases featuring the best up and coming talent while acting as a career platform for many of today’s superstars. Lyricist Lounge hosts a night featuring two legendary DJs battling it out for turntable supremacy.

Christopher Edward Martin, better known by his stage name DJ Premier (also known as Preem, Premo, or Primo for short) is a producer and DJ and is the instrumental half of hip-hop duo Gang Starr, together with emcee Guru. DJ Premier recognized as one of hip-hop’s most important track masters his style is aggressive and raw. About.com ranked him #1 on their “Top 50 Hip-Hop Producers” list and Rolling Stone identified DJ Premier as arguably “hip-hop’s greatest producer of all time.” DJ Premier’s production has appeared on many of hip-hop’s most important records: Nas’ Illmatic, the Notorious B.I.G’s Ready to Die, Jay-Z’s Reasonable Doubt and numerous others.

Pete Rock, also known as Soul Brother #1 and The Chocolate Boy Wunda, is a producer, DJ and rapper and is one half of the critically acclaimed group, Pete Rock & CL Smooth. He has arguably pioneered the fusing of jazz, funk and soul into hip-hop as well as laid down the blueprint for beautiful soulful productions in hip-hop. About.com ranked him #3 on their “Top 50 Hip-Hop Producers” list. Pete Rock’s production has appeared on many of hip-hop’s most important records: Heavy D’s Peaceful Journey, Nas’ Illmatic, and Kanye West/Jay-Z’s Watch The Throne to name a few.

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38 SPESH ft. STYLES P– “SUPPORT” (PROD. BY PETE ROCK)

.38 Spesh’s “Support,” Ft. Styles P, Produced By Pete Rock, is the first visual from his upcoming project “Time Served,” Presented By DJ Green Lantern.

Torae – “The Raw” (Prod. By Pete Rock)

Torae – That Raw (Prod. By Pete Rock) (Single)

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Styles P Ft. Pharoahe Monch – Children (Prod. Pete Rock)

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Torae – For The Record (Snippets)

Featured producers: DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Large Pro, Diamond D…and more.

Torae – For The Record

TORAE’S NEW ALBUM “FOR THE RECORD” PRODUCED BY SOME OF HIP-HOP’S TRUE CRATE DIGGERS

True Hip-Hop fans, get your neckbraces ready, Brooklyn MC, Torae is about to release another neck snapper! Due to release November 1, with some of the illest producers to ever dig a crate…the likes of DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Diamond D, Large Pro…and the list goes on. He’s definitely not out of ammo from his last album in 2009 “Double Barrel”. You probably want to cop the vinyl (doubles!…that’s a given.), it’s mos def. one For the Record.

TRACKLIST:

01 Intro (Prod. by Torae)
02 Alive (Feat. Wes) (Prod. by Khrysis)
03 You Ready? (Prod. by Marco Polo)
04 What It Sound Like (Feat. Pav Bundy) (Prod. by !llmind)
05 Shakedown (Prod. by 9th Wonder)
06 That Raw (Prod. by Pete Rock)
07 Do The Math (Prod. by Large Professor)
08 Changes (Prod. by Diamond D)
09 Over You (Feat. Wes) (Prod. by E. Jones)
10 Imagine (Prod. by Eric G)
11 Only Way (Interlude) (Prod. by 9th Wonder)
12 For The Record (Prod. by DJ Premier)
13 Thank You (Prod. by Nottz)
14 Reflection (Prod. by Eric G)
15 Panorama (Feat. MeLa Machinko) (Prod. by Fatin)

RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 01