DJ Premier

DJ Premier

Dj Premier is an American record producer and DJ, and was the instrumental half of the hip hop duo Gang Starr, together with emcee Guru. Born in Houston and raised in Prairie View, Texas, he has lived in Brooklyn, New York, for much of his professional career. Rolling Stone identified Premier as arguably Hip-Hop's greatest producer of all time. He has done classic beats for artist such as Nas and Jay-Z.

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Premiere: Watch Dilated Peoples' Video for "Good As Gone"

Premiere: Watch Dilated Peoples' Video for "Good As Gone"

From their upcoming "Directors of Photography" album.

MEMORY LANE: Nas Remembers "Illmatic" Moments With Faith Newman, Part 3: The Producers

MEMORY LANE: Nas Remembers "Illmatic" Moments With Faith Newman, Part 3: The Producers

Nas and Faith Newman, his first A&R rep, celebrate the 20th anniverary of "Illmatic."

Premiere: DJ Premier Announces New Vinyl Project and Teams Up With The Lady Of Rage on "Chemical Burn"

Premiere: DJ Premier Announces New Vinyl Project and Teams Up With The Lady Of Rage on "Chemical Burn"

And he's launching a new website and vinyl project with Serato.

Papoose Sticks to His Story as the Best Rapper of New York on the DJ Premier-Produced "Current Events"

Papoose Sticks to His Story as the Best Rapper of New York on the DJ Premier-Produced "Current Events"

Papoose isn't backing down, not even from Jay Z.

DJ Premier Pays Tribute to The Notorious B.I.G. on "March 9th" with Stage Soul Music

DJ Premier Pays Tribute to The Notorious B.I.G. on "March 9th" with Stage Soul Music

R.I.P. B.I.G.