DJ Premier is one of Americas most popular DJs and music producers. He has participated in two hip hop dues with the rapper Guru who passed away, and with the rapper and songwriter Royce da 5’9″ forming “PRhyme” together. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Christopher Edward Martin AKA DJ Premier in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
DJ Premier full birth name is Christopher Edward Martin. He was born on March 21, 1966, in Houston city in Texas, United States. There’s not much information to mention about his parent’s just that they were both in the academic and teaching field. His grandfather from his mother’s side was also in the music field, mainly a jazz musician.
DJ Premier was mainly grown and raised in in Texas before moving to New York when he was a teenager. He completed his education at the Waller High School, and then he went to study at the Prairie View A&M University, where he gained great DJ skills.
DJ Premier private and personal life have been kept out of hands. His fans have always been looking about his dating and relationships history. Unfortunately, there’s nothing confirmed about whom he had been with, engaged or married to. It seems life DJ Premier has been with Sharlee Jeter since quite long. The couple has children together but their names are not publicly revealed.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
DJ Premier the college’s campus DJ and that’s when he earned a lot of skills in music. He worked with a band named Marching Storm from time to time back then. He worked with Guru forming Gang Starr due and they released great albums together. He is now working with Royce da 5’9″ in PRhyme due and their debut album was a self-titled one.
DJ Premier doesn’t really have any award wins or nominations to mention. However, the songs he worked on ranked on top charts in various countries which is a huge accomplishment for him. He is expected to start receiving awards and honors soon.
DJ Premier latest work in the music including a 2018 studio album with Royce da 5’9″ for their hip hop due PRhyme titled “PRhyme 2”, which ranked on charts in the United States and in Canada. He also hosts a radio show named “Live from HeadQCourterz” once a week which airs on the Hip-Hop Nation radio station.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American DJ and music producer Christopher Edward Martin AKA DJ Premier has an estimated net worth of more than $25 million. His wealth came from his work in the music field with the dues he co-found and with other musicians. The songs and albums which DJ Premier worked on were sold for hundreds of thousands of copies which means that he earned a lot from that.
DJ Premier is considered as one of the best producers of hip hop music. He has worked with many great musicians and singers throughout his career, as well as in dues including the newest one with the rapper Royce da 5’9″. DJ Premier private life has not been exposed much to the public.