Personal reasons mean the star will not be performing in the UK capital next week as scheduled...

GANG STARR‘s DJ PREMIER has cancelled a proposed rare visit to the UK due to personal reasons.

Premier, one of hiphop’s most famous and respected New York -based DJs and producers was expected to perform at London’s Mean Fiddler

next week.

A spokesperson for the star told NME.COM: “Premier really wanted to do it” and that he will definitely be rescheduling the date in the near future. The event was to be the second part of London promotion team Pitch Control’s ‘DJ Legends’ series that saw Doo Wap perform some weeks back.

Aside from work withGang Starr, DJ Premier has worked with, amongst others, the KRS-One, KRS-ONE, The Lox andMary J Blige. Premier was also voted best producer in an NMEHIPHOP.COM poll of 2000.