KRS-One, DJ Premier to Collaborate on ‘Return of the Boom Bip’
Almost 17 years after their first collaboration, hip hop legends KRS-One and DJ Premier are finally working on a full length release. The revered rapper and producer first joined forces in 1993 on KRS’ ‘Return of the Boom Bap,’ which featured Premier-produced gems like ‘Outta Here,’ ‘Black Cop’ and ‘Higher Level.’ Premier laced KRS with seven of the album’s total 14 tracks, as the two crafted a sound that made an indelible mark on the face of hip hop.
Now, KRS and Premier are finally releasing a full length album together. The forthcoming project ‘Return of the Boom Bip’ will be released on Premier’s own label, Year Round Records, and will act as a sequel to the KRS classic.
Premier discussed the record with Examiner.com during this past NBA All-Star Weekend. “It’s going to be one of the illest albums of 2010,” he boasted. While the album has no scheduled release date, confirmed features include Q-Tip, Grand Puba and Ice-T.