PRhyme is the debut studio album by American hip hop duo PRhyme, consisting of Royce da 5’9″ and DJ Premier. The album was released on December 9, 2014, through their own record label PRhyme Records. The album features guest appearances from rappers Killer Mike, Jay Electronica, Common, Ab-Soul, Schoolboy Q, Slaughterhouse, Mac Miller and soul singer Dwele. PRhyme features production by DJ Premier, as well as samples from psychedelic soul composer and producer Adrian Younge. The album was supported by the single “Courtesy”.
On September 15, 2014, it was announced Royce da 5’9″ and DJ Premier would be releasing a collaborative album. In September 2014, Royce da 5’9″ and DJ Premier spoke about the album, saying: “I want people to appreciate the fact that we didn’t compromise in lieu of the environment. In order to try to change the way that people digest music, we had to take a leap of faith,” says Royce. DJ Premier adds, “The bar has to be high. For this album to be another body of work and another chapter for both of our lives.” On October 17, 2014, the album’s first single “Courtesy” was released. On October 22, 2014, the music video was released for “U Looz”. On November 20, 2014, the music video was released for “PRhyme”. On November 24, 2014, the teaser was released for “Courtesy”. On April 1, 2015, the music video was released for “You Should Know”. On October 26, 2015, the music video was released for “Courtesy”.