Conspiracy Worldwide Radio interviews DJ Premier

Our friends Mista Montana & Menace were joined on the front lines of Conspiracy Worldwide Radio by the general that is DJ Premier. Forever consistent, Premier breaks down the specifics of his many forthcoming projects and collaborations, including the much anticipated project The Kolexxxion with Bumpy Knuckles, which he reveals was initially supposed to feature a collaboration with DMX instead of Flavor Flav. Informative, interesting and exciting, they also discuss and explore upcoming work with the likes of Busta Rhymes, KRS-One, Vinnie Paz, Showbiz & AG, Jeru The Damaja, 7L & Esoteric, Inspectah Deck, NYG'z, Rakim, Chris Brown and an album with M.O.P.! Perhaps most interesting, however, just might be the revelation that he and Pete Rock are starting a new business called PVP (Pe

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The Biz Never Sleeps by Biz Markie to be re-released

The timeless Biz Markie, the famed "Clown Prince of Hip Hop" is one of the classic artists of hip hop's golden age. Markie's reputation for playful and mischievous lyrics as well as beat-boxing skills made him a mainstay of hip-hop culture and a television personality. The Biz Never Sleeps is considered a standard among golden age hip-hop music, and is a definite must-have for any fan of genre. More than just a classic in the old school hip-hop pantheon, The Biz Never Sleeps is Biz Markie's biggest success as a rapper. A certified Gold album, it peaked at #66 on the Billboard 200 charts, and #9 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop charts in 1989. It also features Markie's famous hit "Just A Friend", which peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, was named VH1's 100th Greatest Song in Hip-Hop, an

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DJ Krush 20th Anniversary Tour with Mr. Lif

The Master of the Beat, legendary turntablist and producer DJ Krush celebrates 20 years in the business with a special DJ set for his Hawaii fans. To add to this special night Boston-bred MC Mr. Lif will fly in and perform. DJ Krush has seen hip-hop culture transform on a global scale. In his native Japan, he’s witnessed and greatly affected its growth from the ground up. His imitable style helped forge the early identity of James Lavelle’s influential Mo’Wax label, and collaborations with Gang Starr’s Guru, the Roots’ Black Thought, and a host of other MCs have cemented his celebrity status among the Hip-Hop elite. DJ Krush’s importance as a music producer cannot be underestimated. Without him some of the biggest artists in the scene would simply not exist. To commemorat

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Missy Elliott & Timaland releasing new solo albums

One of the great duos in music, producer Timbaland and singer-rapper-producer Missy Elliott, are getting ready to return, albeit with separate solo albums. In an interview with MTV, Timbo has revealed that he and Missy will end their long hiatuses and drop new records in June. "Right now, we're preparing to get both our videos, our first singles, shot kinda at the same time," Tim said. "We want to do it as a movement and spontaneously." Missy's album will be her first since 2005's 'The Cookbook.' In the interim years, she's worked as a songwriter and producer for other artists, and last year, she told People magazine that she'd been diagnosed with Graves' disease, an autoimmune disorder. "I'm 30 pounds lighter because I've been exercising." the MC told People last year. "My thyroi

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Too $hort filming 10 videos for upcoming album

Bay Area rapper Too $hort has announced that he will be featured in 10 new videos from famed filmmaker and documentarian Joslyn Rose Lyons. The video series is directed and produced by Lyons’ company Jog9 Productions and is meant to promote Too $hort’s upcoming album, No Trespassing, due out February 28th on EMI, Lyons’ company has developed quite a resume since releasing her first feature documentary “Soundz of Spirit” (SOS) in 2002. The first in the series is the song “Double Header” featuring Wallpaper. “I wanted to showcase another side of Too $hort. I wanted to explore a more story-driven and cinematic theme to his songs,” Lyons told AllHipHop.com. “I hope these videos will be inspiring, something different from what we might expect to see.” In 200

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Raekwon & La The Darkman heading to Canada on tour

Wu-Tang Clan emcee Raekwon and longtime Wu-Tang affiliate La The Darkman are hitting the road later this month for a cross-country Canadian tour. They'll start up in Whistler on February 20th, make their way down to Victoria and Vancouver and then head east, ending the tour in Quebec City on March 4th. The tour dates can be found below: February 20th Whistler Canada at Garfinkles February 21st Victoria Canada at Club 9one9 February 22nd Vancouver Canada at Fortune Sound Club February 23rd Castlegar Canada at Element February 24th Calgary Canada at Desperados February 25th Edmonton Canada at Chrome Lounge February 26th Regina Canada at Distrikt February 27th Winnipeg Canada at Marquee Event Centre February 28th Thunder Bay Canada at Crocks March 1st Ottawa Canada at Ritual

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