MASS APPEAL ANNOUNCES
DJ PREMIER: HIP HOP 50 VOLUME 1
KICKING OFF HIP HOP 50: THE SOUNDTRACK
IN CELEBRATION OF HIP HOPS 50 BIRTHDAY
STAR-STUDDED FEATURES INCLUDE LIL WAYNE, NAS, SLICK RICK, RUN THE JEWELS, REMY MA, RAPSODY, JOEY BADA$$
London UK, July 13, 2022: Today, Mass Appeal announces that DJ Premier: Hip Hop 50 Volume 1 – the 1st EP as part of Hip Hop 50: The Soundtrack – will be released on July 15. Produced by the legendary DJ Premier, the 5-track project will celebrate the sounds of one of Hip Hops most prolific producers and include all-new, original music from Nas, Lil Wayne, Run The Jewels, Joey Bada$$, Remy Ma, Rapsody and Slick Rick.
Its an honor to kick off this iconic Hip Hop 50 music program. Hip Hop continues to inspire fans across the globe and its incredible to think of what the next 50-years will bring DJ Premier affirmed.
The Soundtrack will encompass a series of 10 EPs of all newly released music that will bring together the industrys most highly regarded producers who are defining the culture in celebration of 50 years of Hip Hop. Following DJ Premiers EP release, fans can look forward to new music curated by Swizz Beatz, Mustard, The-Dream, Mike Will Made It, No I.D., Hit-Boy, Take A Daytrip and Tainy.
The entire series will be distributed via Mass Appeals new deal with The Orchard. Bringing together some of the biggest names in Hip Hop, this project will further solidify the #HipHop50 movement as it not only captures 50 years of culture but will also honor some of the latest and greatest to do it. A portion of all #HipHop50 proceeds will be donated to various charitable organizations, including, the Universal Hip Hop Museum set to open its doors in 2024.
Mass Appeals massive #HipHop50 initiative includes strategic partnerships, immersive global activations and innovative content/programming in celebration of Hip Hops 50th birthday. Mass Appeal recently announced its partnership with Live Nation Urban to produce live event programming. From Park Jams to Festival stages, this partnership will create moments that will bring together the voices that turned Hip Hop into a way of life.
Additionally, Mass Appeal has its #HipHop50 premium content partnership with Paramount + / Showtime, which has aired documentaries such as: YOURE WATCHING VIDEO MUSIC BOX, CYPRESS HILL: INSANE IN THE BRAIN and more. Fans can look forward to SUPREME TEAM premiering on July 10th. Last year, Mass Appeal also launched its Spotify Original podcast – The Bridge: 50 Years of Hip Hop – hosted by Grammy-Award winning artist Nas and radio personality Minya Miss Info Oh.
With 2023 marking Hip Hops 50th anniversary, Mass Appeal developed #HipHop50 – a massive cross-platform initiative aimed at celebrating Hip Hops momentous anniversary in the most authentic and globally impactful way possible. #HipHop50 is a multi-year celebration that includes strategic partnerships and immersive global activations – all accompanied by charitable elements. As 2023 approaches, #HipHop50 will create once-in-a-lifetime moments featuring the iconic voices that have transcended culture.
About Mass Appeal
Mass Appeal is an entertainment company dedicated to telling stories from the perspective of those who shape and shift culture. Since 1996, we have documented the emerging movements that influence popular ideas. Today, Mass Appeal is the elevated voice of Hip Hop and its ever-expanding sphere of influence. Integrated offerings in content, music, and creative services stoke Mass Appeals ability to maximize the impact of our output. Our diverse school of thought separates us from friends and foes alike.
You can now pre-save, add and favorite DJ Premier: Hip Hop 50 Volume 1 at your preferred DSP: https://hh50.lnk.to/Vol1
DJ Premier: Hip Hop 50 Volume 1TRACKLISTING:
Lettin Off Steam Feat Joey Bada$$
Remy Rap Feat Remy Ma & Rapsody
Beat Breaks Feat Nas
Terrible 2s Feat Run The Jewels
The Root Of All Feat Lil Wayne & Slick Rick
***All Tracks Produced By DJ Premier
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My life is a soundtrack, i track my life through music, photography is my passion, my escape, my expression. Without both i have pieces missing, thankfully i’m blessed and get to combine both.
Born in Manchester, lived in Australia for 22 years where i was heavily involved in the Australian Music Industry, firstly in bands (Singer) and then managing bands (all original), I moved back to the UK, Wales specifically 10 years ago and married my childhood sweetheart and life is good.