Genius Premiere: Torii Wolf "Big Big Trouble" (Produced by DJ Premier)



Genius Premiere

Torii Wolf has emerged onto the music scene as if she was shot out of a cannon. The singer/songwriter from Wantagh, New York who traded coasts-bouncing around West Coast cities and in doing so enhanced herself artistically; shunning categories, genres, confinement and convention.

Thanks to her sultry voice, range and musicality, Torii has enjoyed a precipitous rise. Leading up to her solo-debut, Torii has already premiered music with Pitchfork, Complex, Pigeons & Planes, Mass Appeal, Vibe & Okayplayer and been tapped for Vevo’s “dscvr” series (past alumni include Sam Smith, Alessia Cara, Tove Lo, Hozier & DNCE).

With an iconic producer who has a habit of producing and contributing to classic projects manning the boards, Torii Wolf & DJ Premier’s forthcoming collaborative union bum-rushes the walls of genres, age and expectations to let the world know a Flow Riiot is upon us.

“Produced By DJ Premier.” From Gang Starr, The Notorious B.I.G, Jay-Z, Nas, Dr. Dre, Kanye West, Mos Def, Common, Mac Miller, Snoop Dogg, Cee-Lo Green, The Game, KRS-One, Ludacris, Joey Bada$$ and his most recent vehicle; PRhyme (with Royce 5’9”); over the course of twenty-five trendsetting years, those four words have become synonymous with the cornerstone of hip-hop’s sound.

However, “Preemo” as he’s affectionately known, has always been a conduit for artists of all genres to affix their lyrics to his complex rhythms—D’Angelo, Janet Jackson, Miguel, Anderson .Paak, Lion Babe, Macy Gray, Neneh Cherry, Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera (which his work won a Grammy for) to name just a few. Throughout it all; Grammy’s, Platinum & Gold plaques, undeniable icon status, Premier has orchestrated a sound that remains a hallmark of positive and advanced music.

While Preem has previously collaborated with fellow iconic female artists, in none of the aforementioned examples has he taken the reigns to not only produce the bulk of the material, but too also serve as executive producer. With a resume like Premier’s it takes a lot to get his attention---and perhaps more importantly; his respect.

After premiering Flow Riiot’s anthemic lead-single, “Free,” featuring Macklemore and DJ Premier with Complex a few weeks ago, Torii and Premier now deliver “Big Big Trouble” with an exclusive premiere from Genius.

Torii Wolf’s debut solo-debut, Flow Riiot, will be released on 9-29-17 via DJ Premier’s TTT (To The Top) imprint.

Checkout the Genius Premiere: here

Pre-order Torii Wolf’s Flow Riiot at iTunes: here

Stream & Purchase “Big Big Trouble” at Spotify: here

Tracklisting & Credit’s for Torii Wolf’s Flow Riiot:

1.) “Everlasting Peace” (produced by DJ Premier)

2.) “Meant To Do” (produced by DJ Premier)

3.) “1st” (produced by DJ Premier)

4.) “Big Big Trouble” (produced by DJ Premier)

5.) “Body” (Produced by araabMUZIK)

6.) “”I’d Wait Forever And A Day For You” (produced by DJ Premier)

7.) “Take It Up On Monday” (Produced by King Of Chill)

8.) “Go From Here” (produced by DJ Premier)

9.) “Shadows Crawl” (produced by DJ Premier)

10.) “Nobody Around” (produced by DJ Premier)

11.) “You’re Not There” (Produced by King Of Chill)

12.) “Where We Belong” (produced by DJ Premier)

13.) “Free” f/ Macklemore & DJ Premier (Produced by King Of Chill)

14.) “Pain Killer” (Produced by Mike Zombie)

15.) “Moscow” (Produced by Torii Wolf)

Executive Produced by DJ Premier & Ian Schwartzman

Photography and Artwork by: Amanda & Jaxon Demme

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