DJ Premier Talks Creating "Headlines" Featuring Westside Gunn, Conway & Benny

“This Griselda, DJ Preemo Sh*t!"

(AllHipHop News) The ascending Shady Records-signed Griselda collective linked with DJ Premier for the new single "Headlines." Westside Gunn, Conway, and Benny The Butcher flowed over the legendary Hip Hop figure's boom-bap production.

"I've wanted to do a record with them individually for a few years now. I had been listening to Westside Gunn first. Conway got my lyrical attention very heavy when Alchemist told me to listen to how he rhymes,” said Premier. "Then after I got in tune with Benny's songs, I immediately knew that in order to follow up the Casanova record ["WUT U SAID”], it made sense to have all three on the same single."

The Houston-born, New York-bred deejay/producer adds, “'Headlines' was made organically from a blank canvas at my studio at 2 am and it happened so fast; I loved their work ethic. Pull the trigger on this one!”

Westside Gunn states, "Working with Preemo was surreal and watching him cook from scratch, I still can’t believe the record is done. Shooting the video in my city makes it even more legendary! This is just the beginning of our cook up and definitely one of the only things on my bucket list.” The forthcoming visuals for "Headlines" were directed by Jason Goldwatch in Buffalo, New York.

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