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DJ Premier was born on March 21, 1966 in Houston, Texas, USA as Christopher Martin. See full bio »
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Inside Man
Inside Man Soundtrack
8 Mile
8 Mile Soundtrack
The Sitter
The Sitter Soundtrack
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 2014 Top Five (producer: "When I B On tha Mic")
 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)
 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 The Wackness (writer: "I Can't Wake Up" - as Christopher Martin)
 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 Barbershop 2: Back in Business (writer: "Put Up or Shut Up" - as C. Martin)
 2002 8 Mile (writer: "Unbelievable" - 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 A Brother's Kiss (writer: "Come Clean" (1994) - as Christopher Martin)
 1996 Hak hap (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), "Full Clip: A Decade of Gang Starr," Noo Trybe/Virgin/EMI Records V2-47279, 1999. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Christopher E. Martin | Christopher Martin | Premo

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Has worked with Nas, Jay Z, Mobb Deep, M.O.P., Rakim, and many, many others. See more »



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