DJ Premier and Miguel team up for a song called “2 Lovin U.” The song isn’t new, though. In 2014, Miguel shared a snippet of the track on his Instagram while he was working on his third album, Wildheart. However, the song didn’t make the album because it wasn’t a good fit with the rest of the album.
“It’s never about one song,” Miguel said. “Every piece of the puzzle supports the picture, so if one of the pieces doesn’t fit and doesn’t capture the emotion and sonic representation I’m hearing, unfortunately I just have to save it for something else.”
DJ Premier said in a press release, “The snippet you heard on Miguel’s Instagram, mine is the original. Miguel and I were vibing at a session and just really seeing what we could come up with. What we came up with was a dope, but rough version of what you hear today. Miguel and I had deadlines and we never got around to finishing it. We both really believed in this version of the track and we both felt very strongly that it needed to come out and be released as a single. Miguel and I approached the label about releasing it and everyone was on-board.”
“2 Lovin U” is the first release off DJ Premier’s new record label TTT (To The Top).
Listen to “2 Lovin U” by Miguel below.