DJ Premier Net Worth

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DJ Premier Net Worth
Net Worth:
$20 Million
Date of Birth
March 21, 1966
Place of Birth
Record producer, Disc jockey, Musician

DJ Premier Net Worth: DJ Premier is an American record producer and DJ who has a net worth of $20 million. DJ Premier gained his net worth by being in the hip hop group Gang Starr with MC Guru and has collaborated with Jay-Z and 50 Cent. Born Christopher Edward Martin on March 21, 1966, in Houston, Texas, US, he was the key half of the hip hop duo Gang Starr, along with the late emcee Guru. Raised in Prairie View, Texas, DJ Premier spent his teens and much of his professional career in Brooklyn, New York. Even though he was not a founding member of Gang Starr, he is the man to have produced all of their songs, as well as many of Gang Starr Foundation's songs. Being named arguably Hip-Hop's greatest producer of all time by Rolling Stone, DJ Premier produced for heavyweight rap names like Jay-Z, Kanye West, KRS-One, Ludacris, Mos Def, Snoop Dogg and The Notorious B.I.G. among many others. In addition, he has his own record company named Year Round Records, whose artists include New York group NYGz and Houston rapper Khaleel. What's more, DJ Premier is the host of a 2-hour-long show Live From HeadQCourterz on SIRIUS Satellite Radio's Hip-Hop Nation every Friday. In a recent interview, DJ Premier confirmed that he works with Eminem on his latest album. Also, he is said to produce a full album for New York rapper Nas.

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Christopher Edward Martin, better known by his stage name DJ Premier, is an American record producer and DJ, and was half of the hip hop duo Gang Starr—alongside emcee Guru—and forms half of the hip hop duo PRhyme, together with Royce Da 5'9''. For its 20th-anniversary i...
Record producer / Disc jockey / Musician
Date of Birth
  • March 21, 1966
  • DJ Premiers
  • Premo
  • Primo
  • Chris Martin
  • Premier, DJ
  • Christopher Edward Martin
  • Christopher Martin
  • Christopher E. Martin
  • African American
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • Time 2 Chill
  • Planet of the Beats
  • The Early Years, Volume 1
  • Unreleased Instrumentals, Volume 8
  • God vs. Tha Devil
  • Prime Cuts, Volume 1
  • Step Ya Game Up
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