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EDO.G is back with on a vintage track from DJ Premier…it’s a perfect opportunity for a new installment of PREEM-EAR.

PREEM-EAR: EDO G "FAST LANE" It's been a minute, so if you don't recall or your new to AFH, PREEM-EAR is the column in which I break down DJ Premier tracks--many of which may not have gotten the shine they deserved.  Fast Lane is an exception because it's new AND... Read more

REWIND! Gotta take it back to DJ Premier. Complex did a dope article where he breaks down 38 of his classic cuts.

This article is incredible.  Period.  You can listen to each song while reading what Premier has to say about each.  Check below for what he had to say about Nas' NY State of Mind.  BIG PROPS to Complex for this one.  Click here for the full article. DJ Premier: “That... Read more

Here’s the latest installment of PREEM-EAR (kinda) where we explore lesser known but still dope DJ Premier tracks. Phil Ade Piece of the Pie is up this week.

Phil Ade Piece of the Pie is up this week. I won't cheat you by making this a Preem-Ear, but this cat Phil Ade goes in over the DJ Premier produced, D'Angelo beat for "Devil's Pie." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8E9F9OC6vw Even better, if you ain't up on this kid, get into his music.... Read more

Ummmm, this is all you need to know about this week’s Preem-Ear: If you listen long enough, you’ll hear damn near every track Premier ever produced (plus the original sample he used). ‘Nuff said.

PREEM-EAR: DJ PREMIER BLOG TV And that's not all...If you missed it, check out ROSCOE P. COLDCHAIN ft. AB LIVA "Imma Kill This Ni^^A" Forget "dream", it is hotness deferred. It had been more than rumored, actually documented, that Star Trak recording artist Roscoe P.Coldchain was supposed to do an... Read more

With the NFL playoffs heating up and DJ Premier dropping some heat on that Reks track, it’s perfect timing for this week’s PREEM-EAR by @omarakil3.

PREEM-EAR: NICK JAVAS PEPSI NFL AUDIBLE Sorry folks about the delay. The PREEM-EARs have been more delayed than a NY snow plow after the 2010 Blizzard. But being a true fan of a the grid-iron I'm back for the NFL Playoffs. Or should I say Nick Javas is back for... Read more

Will Nas and DJ Premier do a whole album together? Hear what Omar Akil has to say on the matter in the latest installment of PREEM-EAR.

This ep of PREEM-EAR is more anecdotal than a "display of hidden hotness".  I found this little clip of Primo calling out Nas in the motherland.  You've heard the rumors. Nasis supposed to do a full album with Premier (a la Jay and Ye, or 9th Wonder and *insert indy... Read more

The latest installment of PREEM-EAR is here. This week Omar Akil drops a jewel with Joell Ortiz.

PREEM-EAR: Joell Ortiz "Project Boy" Got another one!  Or should I say Joell got ONE!!!  I'm hoping that, at this point, there is no need to familiarize you all with the rhyme animal that is Joell Ortiz.  Forget repeat, Flex (Funkmaster) has had Joell's HOT97 (NY) freestyle on continuous loop... Read more

Omar Akil drops the latest installment of PREEM-EAR where he breaksdown the most slept on tracks produced by DJ Premier. This week it's Can't Tell Me by Khaleel.

PREEM-EAR: Khaleel "Cant' Tell Me" The Primo "Stan" strikes again!  Today I dug up a new layer of DJ Premier-laced DIRTy south.  If you pay attention to Preem like I do, then you may already know that his post-Gang Starr offering to hip-hop comes in the form of his own... Read more