DJ Premier

DJ Premier



Christopher Edward Martin (born March 21, 1966),[1] known professionally as DJ Premier (also known as Preem, Premo, or Primo), is an American record producer and DJ, and was half of the hip hop duo Gang Starr—alongside the emcee Guru—and forms half of the hip hop duo PRhyme, together with Royce da 5'9". He is often considered one of the greatest hip hop producers of all time.



Our Streets
Our Streets is a song by musical artist DJ Premier, released on November 2, 2017.
My Space Baby
My Space Baby is a song by musical artist DJ Premier, released on May 12, 2017.
PRhyme is the debut studio album by American hip hop duo PRhyme, consisting of Royce da 5'9" and DJ Premier.

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Album Appearances & References225

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Live Album Appearances & References1

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Collaborators & Influencers72

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Royce da 5’9″ and DJ Premier break down their latest collaborative album, PRhyme II, Track by Track: Stream
  –  March 23, 2018
Track by Track is a recurring music feature in which an artist breaks down every track on their newest album. With their second album, PRhyme has further sharpened their approach. PRhyme II is a mediation on influence, context and history — an attempt ...
Torii Wolf captivates at The Echo with songs off her DJ Premier-produced album
  –  March 22, 2018
Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Torii Wolf has a blend of rare sounds, delicate and stormy like our current weather forecast. Her latest show at The Echo, was intimate like a rainy day with thunderous beats and captivating vocals that kept the ...
Happy Birthday 51st Birthday DJ Premier!
  –  March 21, 2018
On this day in Hip Hop history, super producer and generational sound shaper DJ Premier was born in 1966. As a producer, DJ Premier has worked with: Big L, Big Daddy Kane, Bun B, Common, D’Angelo, Dr. Dre, Game, Joey Bada$$, KRS-One, Ludacris, Mos Def ...
Respect The Pen: Royce Da 5’9 & DJ Premier Speak On ‘PRhyme 2′ & Gun Control
  –  March 20, 2018
PRhyme is doing their part to make a positive impact on today’s generation of hip-hop, especially the children of the future. Since first embarking on their mission to take one artist’s sound and flip it, Preemo style, in 2014, Royce Da 5’9 and DJ ...
Stream Royce Da 5'9" & DJ Premier's New Album 'PRhyme 2'
  –  March 16, 2018
Fans can't get enough of Royce Da 5'9" and DJ Premier collaboration efforts since they stimulated the minds of hip-hop purists back in 2002 with "Boom." On Friday (Mar. 16), the brilliant duo returned to release the follow-up to their 2014 project ...
DJ Premier and Royce da 5’9” are having fun on their hip-hop victory lap
  –  March 16, 2018
After linking up in 2014 to form the hip-hop super-duo PRhyme, Royce da 5’9” and DJ Premier set out to share an experimental album that would address the state of hip-hop as well as the consumption of music. The two exalted hip-hop acts merged their ...
PRhyme (DJ Premier & Royce da 5'9") Are Helping People, Having Fun, and Hanging With Joaquin Phoenix
  –  March 16, 2018
When legendary producer DJ Premier first teamed up with Detroit rapper Royce da 5'9" for the 2014 album PRhyme, hip-hop heads were beyond excited. The idea of Preem forming a duo with another MC for the first time since Gang Starr would have been ...
Faith Evans, DJ Premier, Ghostface Killah, Big Boi & More React To Craig Mack’s Death
  –  March 13, 2018
The hip-hop community is mourning the death of Craig Mack. Various musicians have come forward to speak on the passing of the former Bad Boy Records artist. According to Mack’s producer, he died Monday (March 12) at a South Carolina hospital. Craig Mack ...
DJ Premier Says Lil Uzi Vert Was Supposed To Appear On ‘PRhyme 2’
  –  March 9, 2018
During a 2016 appearance on Ebro in the Morning, Lil Uzi Vert earned the scorn of old-school rap fans by refusing to freestyle over the beat of “Mass Appeal,” the classic 1994 Gang Starr song produced by DJ Premier. Although Ab-Soul expressed his anger ...
Stream Royce da 5’9” & DJ Premier’s ‘PRhyme 2’
  –  March 8, 2018
Royce da 5’9” and DJ Premier are back in their prime for the second installment of their ongoing collaborative series, PRhyme 2. The project is a combination of celebrated styles, with Nickle known for his intricate bars and Preemo honored for his ...
D'Lah - DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles
  –  March 7, 2018
HAAAAAAAA! (Take-Take-T-T-T-Take total control, total body and soul... the lah lah-"Erick Sermon") YEAH! (T-T-Take-T-Total-C-Control-T-T-Total-C-Control-T-T-Take your body-"Erick Sermon") COME ON! HA! (T-T-T-T-T-Take-T-T-T-Take total control, total body ...


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