In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Gang Starr’s fourth album, we recommend you check out this Nah Right article in which DJ Premier shares stories about sharing a Brooklyn brownstone with Guru, the late rapper’s method of working in the studio, and the time the duo had a “big fist fight”. The track-by-track breakdown is essential. Read the article HERE.
Bonus: NahRight & UpNorthTrips Present: Hard To Earnstrumentals (20th Anniversary Mix)
We figured it was only right to provided yall with an original mix from our in-house DJ, The Vinylcologist (@TheVinylcologist) titled Hard to Earnstrumentals. The mix goes beyond highlighting the beats and samples on Hard to Earn, as over half of the album’s instrumentals we’re deconstructed and re-workings by Vinyl himself.