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DJ Premier – Headlines (Feat. Griselda) CDQ

New single from Payday Records! It’s the 3rd of 4 singles produced by DJ Premier for Payday. This one is featured by Conway, Westside Gunn & Benny The Butcher. Video clip coming soon! Here some extra background information:

Lord Finesse – Strictly For The Ladies/Keep It Flowing (Large Pro Remix) 7″

The dope guys from Slice-Of-Spice has teamed up with Lord Finesse & Underworld Music Group once again to bring you a limited edition 45 reissue of a bonafide hip hip classic, “Strictly For The Ladies”. But this time they’re also coming with a new Large Professor Remix of, “Keep It Flowing” featuring A.G., on the flip!

Head over to the SOS store for exclusives and bundles where you can grab a copy on black, gold or the special ‘Bundle’ with an exclusive color and $15 saving.

And in case you missed it, they also released a 7″ for Lord Finesse – Baby You Nasty (OG Version)/Bad Mutha (Extended) a few months ago, last copies available here!


Denon SC5000M Review

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Masta Ace & Marco Polo – E.A.T. (Feat. Evidence) CDQ

Aaaand here we have the single out:

7inch coming out on Fat Beats Records for Record Store Day, only 1000 copies! Support!!

Papoose – Numerical Slaughter (Prod. by DJ Premier) CDQ

New track from Papoose’s upcoming album ‘Underrated’ produced by yours truly, DJ Premier:

Album out now!! Support!!

Masta Ace – Eat (Feat. Evidence) (Prod. by DJ Premier) (Radio Rip)

Finally DJ Premier x Masta Ace collabo!! How long did we wait on this?? 😉 Rumours say it’s a beat from 2011 created for Nick Javas. It will be released on the Digital Deluxe Edition of the album “A Breukelen Story” together with another Marco Polo produced song, and those bonus songs also being released as a 45 vinyl!! Check the radio rip here:

Reloop RP-8000 MK2 vs Technics SL-1200 MK7

Reloop RP-8000 MK2 vs Technics SL-1200 MK7: Why the DJ Turntable You want in 2019 Isn't Technics

One day after Technics announces its ferociously anticipated, but ultimately conservative Technics SL-1200 MK7, Reloop dramatically ups the ante with with RP-8000 MK2.  

While Technics took a nine-year nap on DJs, Reloop has been powering the new guard of world champions – DJ Brace, Vekked, Kris Karns (fka DJ Vajra), Fong Fong & IFTW.

The RP-8000 MK2 may be their single most impressive contribution to the DJ community to date. Check here how The DJ Hook Up stacks up against the new SL-1200 MK7.

How to Sell Your Used DJ Equipment

A big part of being a financially intelligent DJ and getting the equipment you need is being able to sell your used DJ gear at a good price, quickly. The internet has evolved and there are more options than eBay & Craigslist.

In this guide, The DJ Hookup go deep on various channels available, what you need to know about each and how to offload your gear at the best price possible.

Check the full guide here!

Journeys | All Access Interview w/ DJ Premier

DDJ-1000 review by The DJ Hookup

DDJ-1000 review

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