(born July 5, 1977), better known by his stage name Royce da 5'9", is an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan. He is best known for his
longtime association with Eminem as well as his solo career, recording primarily with Carlos "6 July" Broady and DJ Premier, as well as ghostwriting
for the likes of Diddy and Dr. Dre. Royce is one half of the rap duo Bad Meets Evil with Eminem and also a member of hip hop group Slaughterhouse. The
editors of About.com ranked him No. 30 on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007).
Christopher Edward Martin
(born March 21, 1966), better known by his stage name DJ Premier (also known as Preem, Premo, or Primo), is an American record producer and DJ, and
was half of the hip hop duo Gang Starr—alongside emcee Guru—and forms half of the hip hop duo PRhyme, together with Royce Da 5'9''.
For its 20th-anniversary issue in 2008, The Source selected DJ Premier for its list of the 20 greatest producers in the magazine's 20-year
history. He also made the finals in Vibe magazine's 2010 search for the greatest hip hop producer of all time—he finished second after Dr. Dre
received 62 percent of the votes.
is the eponymous studio album by American hip hop duo PRhyme, consisting of Royce da 5'9" and DJ Premier. The album was released on December 9,
2014, through their own record label PRhyme Records. The album features guest appearances from rappers Killer Mike, Jay Electronica, Common, Ab-Soul,
Schoolboy Q, Slaughterhouse, Mac Miller and soul singer Dwele. PRhyme features production by Premier, as well as samples from psychedelic soul
composer and producer Adrian Younge. The album was supported by the single "Courtesy".