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DJ Premier Talks About Jay-Z Not Being Allowed To Record A Verse For '90s Posse Cut

By Daryl Nelson
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DJ Premier told an interesting story about Jay-Z being left off the 1995 posse cut "1, 2 Pass It." 

The song, produced by Preemo, features KRS-One, Fat Joe, Smif N Wessun, Jeru the Damaja, Doug E Fresh and Mad Lion, collectively known as the D&D All-Stars.

"They served food, they had blunts, they had tons of 40oz’s of malt liquor,” explained Premier, while talking about the parties that were thrown at New York's legendary D&D Studios. “And you just party and drink and we just make a beat on the spot. And when you do it, whoever’s there that’s ready gets to get on the mic and cut a verse. It was even a race to who could have their rhyme ready.”

“Now, here’s the kicker," he added. "The great, great icon himself JAY-Z — shout to Hov — was outside. He was not let in because [the studio's co-owner] Dave told Jay, ‘It’s way too many people in here. Like, we can’t even move.’ It was that rammed in there ... [Jay] waited for a minute and he gave it another shot, but still couldn’t get in. And Jay left.”

Crazy, huh?

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