New Music: DJ Premier – ReGeneration ft. Nas & The Berklee Symphony Orchestra

Backed by the Berklee Symhony Orchestra, recipe Nas and Primo reunite for the first time in years for the documentary RE:GENERATION.  The trailer dropped a few weeks ago, check it out below the song.


Mad Props: VIBE & 2DBZ

RE:GENERATION is a feature length documentary that explores the history of music through the eyes of five modern DJ/Producers. The extremely talented DJs embark on a musical odyssey to create a cutting edge electronic track inspired by one of five traditional musical genres: Jazz, R&B, Country, Classical and Rock. In addition to Skrillex working with The Doors, the project, which is actually co-produced by the Grammys, brought in DJ Premier to produce a classical track with Nas and the Berklee School of Music Orchestra; Pretty Lights, who produced a country song with Leann Rimes and Ralph Stanley; the Crystal Method, who traveled to Detroit to record an R&B track with Martha Reeves; and Mark Ronson, who collaborated with Erykah Badu, members of the Dap Kings and Trombone Shorty for a jazz tune in New Orleans. The documentary will premiere in early 2012 and will most likely be a big part of the Grammys next year.


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