DJ Premier: ‘The Golden Era Of Our Sound Is Important To Study’ | Grand Encounters

A grand anniversary calls for a #grandencounter, and DJ Premier has a grand ol’ (hip-hop) story to tell.

In honor of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary, Grand Marnier and Complex’s Pierce Simpson are sitting down with influential hip-hop producers across the genre to get a glimpse into the innovation and creativity that has solidified their sound and cemented their musical gangsta in the world of hip-hop. 

To start the conversation, Simpson chats with the legendary DJ Premier to talk about the ways he incorporates his style with the sound of emerging artists, his process for unleashing groundbreaking music, and the honor of being a hitmaker, all while having a sip of a Grand Marnier Grand Smash. Listen in as Premier drops a couple gems, then stay tuned to see who visits Simpson for the next Grand Encounter.

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