When was DJ Premier born? DJ Premier was born on March 21
Christopher Edward Martin was born on March 21, 1966, in Houston, TX. He is known professionally as DJ Premier, aka Preemo. He is a record producer and DJ and was half of the hip hop duo Gang Starr—alongside the Boston-bred emcee Guru. The two connected in New York and they became major architects of the East Coast sound, post-boom-bap.
He’s produced for Nas, Common, Craig David, Biggie, and others. He also forms half of the hip hop duo PRhyme, together with Royce da 5’9″. He is considered one of the best hip-hop producers of all time with his signature sound.