Edo. G - Presents DJ Premier vs Pete Rock (4x7")
Redefinition Records is honored to release Boston legend Edo. G's latest project. This isn't the first rodeo for either party as both entities have been involved in the making of hundreds of records respectively, but it is nonetheless a very special occasion. What's so important? The artist is humble, yet boastfully sums the answer with the music; "Edo. G Presents DJ Premier Vs Pete Rock". Having collaborated with both iconic producers on numerous songs over the years, this EP celebrates some of Edo's personal favorites from their legendary sessions, packaging key tracks as a commemorative 4 x 7” set. At four tracks deep plus the instrumentals (8 tracks total), it was difficult to pick the main single as any one of these cuts can stand tall on it’s own. Edo. G chose to leave it up to the masses and nothing's more hip hop than friendly competition hence the title "Edo. G Presents DJ Premier Vs Pete Rock". Designed by celebrated illustrator artist Joseph Buckingham (widely celebrated for creating the iconic “De La Soul Is Dead” cover), the vintage boxing poster art direction brings the theme home and makes a statement. There are no less than 4 7” singles packaged in an 8 panel gatefold jacket, rich in colors, detail and with a proper tribute to each of the three featured artists. Need we say more? To paraphrase it, this is some of Edo.G's best work produced entirely by DJ Premier and Pete Rock. Dare to say it's not some of the finest Hip Hop of it's time. For those around the world blessed to catch the two producers go head to head on their string of international tours, this project is monumental as it was inspired by their sportsmanlike rivalry during their DJ performances. It is also is appealing to Edo. G fans as all tracks featured on this EP are long out of print and available for the first time ever on 45 with their exclusive instrumentals. This will be a classic hiphop collectors item. Beginning in the late 80's, Edo. G, DJ Premier and Pete Rock each are each in their fourth decade as recording artists. Now that deserves every bit of your respect.
Edo G is a rapper from the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, MA and considered by many as the prominent pioneer in the Boston Hip Hop scene. His career started in the late 80's and by 1991 he scored a Billboard Number 1 hit as leader of Edo. G & the Bulldogs with their debut single, "I Gotta Have It". The single to this day is Hip Hop classic and Boston anthem. Most recently, Edo was invited to perform "I Gotta Have It" at Madison Square Garden for the Yo MTV Raps 30th anniversary. None other than Rev Run of Run-DMC was quoted as saying that it was his favorite Hip Hop song. Even the royal songstress Mary J Blige covered the song in the early 2000's. Following "I Gotta Have It" and his debut album entitled, "Life of a Kid in the Ghetto", he continued to chart on Billboard with a couple singles and his sophomore album, "Roxbury 02119". It was in the late 90's that Edo. G would start a new and very important chapter in his career as an independent artist. As the industry changed, he adapted by releasing 12 inches and new project after project. This model has proven to work very well for him. With 12 studio albums, hundreds of credits collaborations with the likes of Chuck D, GURU, DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Masta Ace, Slaine, Diamond D, Sean Price, Devin the Dude, 9th Wonder and Jake One to name a few, 4 decades in he is still a relevant act for the culture. Touring several times a year internationally, Edo. G still makes time is schedule to record new music for his loyal fanbase. The latest release, "Edo. G Presents DJ Premier Vs Pete Rock" (on Redefinition Records) is a specially packaged EP highlighting his now classic tracks with both producers and guaranteed to leave a lasting impact on fans of classic hiphop as well as modern rap music.
Sayin' Something (Vocal Version), Produced by DJ Premier
Sayin' Something (Instrumental), Produced by DJ Premier
Situations (Vocal Version), Produced by Pete Rock
Situations (Instrumental), Produced by Pete Rock
Fastlane (Vocal Version), Produced by DJ Premier
Fastlane (Instrumental), Produced by DJ Premier
Make Music (Vocal), Produced by Pete Rock
Make Music (Instrumental), Produced by Pete Rock
Important information when ordering with Fatbeats.com
Order Processing Time
Online orders are processed within *3-4 business days or *7-9 business days depending on availability.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, our shipping and processing times have been extended. Please note, we are still shipping and attending to customer service inquiries as per usual. Delays in supply chain, shorter fulfillment schedules, as well as extended processing from USPS have forced these delays for the time being. Thank you for your patience and business as we navigate these difficult times!
Order processing time is separate from shipping time requested.
We try and offer as many upcoming projects available for pre-order when the releases have moved into production. However, due to the nature of manufacturing and production, pre-order dates may change. If your pre-ordered items are holding your package from arriving please email us with a request to ship the in-stock items and pre-orders when they become available.
If your order contains pre-order items we will hold the package until all titles are available to ship. Please specify in the comments section of the checkout if you would like to: a) hold your entire order until it can be entirely fulfilled or, b) have the in-stock items shipped immediately and the pre-ordered items ship when available. Please note that option B may require additional shipping charges as multiple packages will be shipped.
Out of Stock Items
Our stock rapidly changes and we try and set in place a system that avoids purchasing items that become out of stock. However, if a product ordered is out of stock or on back-order, we will reach out and give you the chance to change or cancel your order. If you choose to cancel, you will be refunded in full.
All sales are final. However, if the item ordered is different from the item you receive, please contact us and we can arrange to get you the desired product.