DJ Premier on the “N.Y. State of Mind” & “Memory Lane” Sessions

In this new installment of Mass Appeal’s ‘Off The Record’ series, we hear briefly from DJ Premier about the Illmatic sessions with Nas that produced “NY State of Mind” and “Memory Lane (Sittin In The Park).” Preemo talks about discovering the Joe Chambers and Reuben Wilson samples, having to be talked into looping the “Memory Lane” melody and how the track ended up with its two part title.

Previously: The Making of Gang Starr’s Hard to Earn with DJ Premier

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