DJ Premier unveils free Gang Starr mixtape

Release accompanies the launch of new Gang Starr clothing line

Gang Starr‘s DJ Premier has released a free mixtape that features various deep album tracks, B-sides and other rarities from the duo’s history.

Titled ‘Gang Starr: True Heads Merch Mix’, the 88-minute release is available to download via Premier’s website and marks the launch of a new clothing line that features a number of t-shirts, hoodies, baseball caps and beanies bearing the legendary hip-hop group’s logo.

“This free download is for the true Gang Starr heads that not only love the classic singles, but love the rarely played album cuts, B-Sides, rare collabos and not your regularly mixed records,” said Premier in a statement.

Gang Starr formed in 1985, going on to release six albums before the death of rapper Guru in 2010.

“We wanted something to go along with the launch of our Official Gang Starr Shop and we will continue to keep the legacy going,” added Premier. “Shouts to Guru and Lil Guru (KC), Lana, Justin, the whole Elam family and the Gang Starr Foundation for staying strong throughout the whole loss of our soldier, father, lyricist and MC. Love can never be shattered and that’s what we bring everyday all day.”