DJ Premier is, without question, one of the greatest and most important DJs/producers in hip-hop history. Alongside the late Guru, DJ Premier was one half of the legendary rap duo Gang Starr, with Guru as the MC and Premier as the DJ/sole producer. As of lately, DJ Premier has paired with frequent collaborator Royce Da 5’9 to form PRhyme and have released two albums under the name.
Premier is also known for his signature boom-bap style of production. Aside from his work with Gang Starr and PRhyme, Premier has also worked with a plethora of other artists, including D’angelo, Jay-Z, Notorious B.I.G, Nas, Mos Def, Dr. Dre, Kanye West, Joey Bada$$, Rakim, and many others.