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DJ Premier

DJ Premier was born on March 21, 1966 in Houston, Texas, USA as Christopher Martin. See full bio »
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 2015 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week One: Show Two (2015) ... (writer: "Ain't No Other Man" - uncredited)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kristen Stewart/Artie Lange/Jason Aldean (2014) ... (writer: "N.Y. State of Mind" - uncredited)
 2014 Top Five (producer: "When I B On tha Mic")
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (writer: "Full Clip", "Mass Appeal (Instrumental)", "Let Em Know", "Boom", "MC's Act Like They Don't Know" - as Chris E. Martin) / (writer: "Real Hip Hop" - as Chris Martin)
 2011 The Sitter (producer: "Need Some Bad") / (writer: "Need Some Bad" - as C.E. Martin)
 2011 The Lincoln Lawyer (writer: "Moment of Truth" - as Christopher Martin)
 2010 Skyline (writer: "Something 2 Ride 2" - as Christopher Martin)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (writer: "Ain't No Other Man" - uncredited)
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.24 (2010) ... (writer: "Ain't No Other Man" - uncredited)
 2009 Fish Tank (writer: "Just to Get a Rep (Explicit)" - as Chris Martin)
 2009 Notorious (writer: "Machine Gun Funk" - as D.J. Premier) / (writer: "Ten Crack Commandments", "Unbelievable" - as Christopher E. Martin)
 2008 Get Smart (writer: "Ain't No Other Man" - as Christopher E. Martin)
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (writer: "D. Original", "Who's Gonna Take the Weight?" - as C. Martin)
 2008 Christina Aguilera: Back to Basics - Live and Down Under (Video documentary) (writer: "Intro: Back To Basics", "Ain't No Other Man", "Back In The Day", "Still Dirrty / Can't Hold Us Down", "Encore: Thank You")
 2008 The Wackness (writer: "I Can't Wake Up" - as Christopher Martin)
 2007 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Finale (2007) ... (writer: "Ain't No Other Man")
- Top 20 Results (2007) ... (writer: "Ain't No Other Man")
 2007 Nefilim, Ha (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tag Adom (2007) ... (writer: "Ain't No Other Man")
 2007 Premiya Muz-TV 2007 (TV Special) (writer: "Ain't No Other Man")
 2007 Freedom Writers (as Chris Martin, "Code Of The Streets")
 2006 Inside Man (producer: "Chaiyya Chaiyya - Bollywood Joint")
 2005 Domino (writer: "3 Tha Hard Way" - as Chris Martin)
 2005 Coach Carter (as Chris Martin, "Same Team, No Games")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "B.Y.S.")
 2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business (writer: "Put Up or Shut Up" - as C. Martin)
 2002 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (Video Game) (writer: "Mass Appeal" - as Christopher Martin)
 2002 8 Mile (writer: "Unbelievable" - as Chris Martin)
 2002 Biggie and Tupac (Documentary) (writer: "The Militia", "The Rep Grows Bigga")
 2001 Madden NFL 2002 (Video Game) (producer: "Mathematics (Instrumental Version)") / (writer: "Mathematics (Instrumental Version)")
 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (writer: "Code of the Streets" - as Chris Martin)
 2000 Boiler Room (writer: "New York (Ya Out There)", "Supa Star")
 1998 Belly (writer: "Devil's Pie")
 1998 Caught Up (producer: "Work") / (writer: "Work" - as C. Martin)
 1997 Soul in the Hole (Documentary) (writer: "The Planet" - as C. Martin)
 1997 A Brother's Kiss (writer: "Come Clean" (1994) - as Christopher Martin)
 1996 Black Mask (producer: "The Enemy") / (writer: "The Enemy" - as C. Matin)
 1996 Bullet (writer: "Supa Star")
 1995 Clockers (writer: "Outta Here", "Survival of the Fittest/Return of the Crooklyn Dodgers")
 1995 New Jersey Drive (producer: "Invasion") / (writer: "Invasion" - as C. Martin)
 1995 Kids (writer: "Da Bichez")
 1992 Trespass (writer: "Gotta Get Over (Taking Loot)" - as Christopher Martin)
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Other Works:

Album (as Gang Starr), "Hard to Earn," Chrysalis/EMI Records F2-28435, 1994. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Christopher E. Martin | Christopher Martin | Premo

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Considered one of the greatest producers of all time, known for his gritty cuts and hard beats. Samples artists on their own work, and takes from a variety of genres. See more »



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