DJ Premier is an American record producer and DJ he was among one of the greatest hip – hop producer of all time he has keen interest in the musical instrument like (Saxophone, guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboard and drum). He has produced all the gang star’s song.
DJ Premier formed the first half of the Hip-Hop duo gang stern. “Year Round Record “is the name of Label Company that he owns. The duo included DJ Premier and MC. Guru. He was ranked first Hip-Hop producer of all time by about.com he was married to Shaklee Jeter. So let us check on his professional, personal details and net worth as of 2018.
DJ Premier Early Life
DJ Premier (Christopher Edward Martin) was born in 21 march, 1966. In fifth ward of Huston which is a city in Texas but his upbringing took place in prairie view and he moved to Brooklyn in New York city where he developed his interest towards music . He discovered his carrier as a DJ in prairie View as a campus DJ with a local band named as ‘Marching Storm band’.
He has remained in Brooklyn (New York) in most of his professional carrier. He has an unique style of his own which made him the most crucial Hip – Hop artist of 90s. He entered in Hip-Hop industry in the year of 1987.
DJ Premier Career, Awards & Achievement
One of his most loved and widely popular album is ‘the sun rises in the east was released in 1994 in collaboration with Mc. Guru the Damaja which was followed by another album in 1996 ‘Warth of the Math’. And then in the year of 2006 he was hired by the pop singer Christina Aguilera for her album ‘Back to Basics’. Read further to know about net worth of DJ premier.
DJ Premier is also a radio host and, he hosts a show name ‘Live From Headquarters’ on every week’s Friday on Serious satellite Radios Hip-Hop Nation and currently working with DJ Khalid and DJ Mustard as curator of the soundtrack to the video game NBA 2K16 .
Awards and Achievements
He had learned to play numerous musical instruments and had a record store in his college days.
He has released his debut single with Guru named ‘Manifest ‘ then two back to back albums ‘step in the Arena and ‘ Daily operation’ arrived in the year of 1991–92 . He used to work with other vocalists for years and is being considered as best producer. Year 1994 was best for his professional carrier when he released another Gang star classic ‘Hard to Earn’ and another album ‘The sun rise in the East’.
Net worth of DJ Premier
DJ Premier has a net worth of around $25 million which he had earned by producing album artist (like Jay-z and 50 cent) and the star of Hip-Hop industry. His collaboration with various artists also helped him in achieving this Moreover to all this he has a record company (year Round Records) has also helped him build his net worth. Recently he reveled that for his latest album he was working with the rap god (Eminem).
DJ Premier is a shrewd business man and handsome amount of his net worth comes from there. His net worth is increasing day by day. His interest and expertise in music are giving their boost to it with his our radio show.
DJ Premier is a DJ and a producer even not being the founder of band he has produced all of their songs he spent most of his years working in Hip-Hop industry and became the face of Hip-Hop in 90s and had on ever lasting impression on the industry and earned a huge fan base .