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DJ Premier celebrates 20th anniversary of Gang Starr's 'Moment of Truth'

DJ Premier connects with REVOLT TV to give an inside look behind Gang Starr's 1998 classic.

Allan Allsopp-Bey // REVOLT TV

DJ Premier has made iconic works with the likes of Nas, JAY-Z, The Notorious B.I.G. and many other artists, but one of the legendary producer's most cherished accomplishments is his work with Gang Starr, his duo with Guru. The group got their first gold plaque with Moment of Truth, their album that recently celebrated its 20th anniversary.

In a recent visit to DJ Premier's studio, the legendary producer spoke about Moment of Truth, the classic album from his and Guru's duo Gang Starr. Premo spoke about why Moment of Truth is Gang Starr's most important album, his and Guru's creative process, drawing inspiration from GZA, and how his perspective on sampling credits has changed over the year.

"Hard To Earn is my favorite Gang Starr album, but Moment of Truth is the most important," DJ Premier said.

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Moment of Truth, DJ Premier has released a limited collection of merchandise, with artwork from the album.

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