Commonly known as the best producer of all time. Born In Houston Texas, Premier has spent much of his professional life the Brooklyn. He worked with Nas throughout most the emcees career. Also part duo "Gang Starr" with rapper Guru. Premier has also worked with many other artists including Mos Def, Biggie Smalls, Jay z, Big L, M.O.P, KRS-One, Juru the Damaja. Some of his work with smaller rappers includes those with A.Z and Royce Da 5'9. In reality look at any classic hip hop song and more often than not the beat was created by Premier.