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DJ Premier x The Combat Jack Show [Ep. 1]

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

DJ Premier tells the story behind Biggie's "10 Crack Commandments", discusses old beef with Jay-Z, talks beats and more in part one of his interview with The Combat Jack Show. The legendary producer behind Gang Starr and much of hip-hop's classic sound reveals that the now famous Biggie beat was originally made as a radio promo beat for Angie Martinez; the track featured the lyrical stylings of Jeru the Damaja. Premo also talks about creative differences between he and Jay-Z when asked why he is no longer working with Hov. Premier expresses love and respect for the Brooklyn MC, but says they work at different speeds. Check the footage below for the full story from DJ Premier. Stay tuned for the next installment.