Born and raised in the outskirts of Toronto, Preme was heavily influenced by the art of music at a young age. He grew up around the extensive music collection of his father, who played everything from Mozart to Dizzy Gillespie. One record that had an impact on Preme was Ludacris’ “Area Codes”, after that Preme was curiously enticed towards hip-hop. Immediately following, he decided that hip-hop was a venture he wanted to pursue. Writing raps in class and studying all types of hip-hop became one of his main hobbies. The moniker “Preme” materialized from the word “Premium”. Preme has a very distinctive flow that is easy to follow, yet very difficult to mimic.
Preme was able to make it all happen in 2011, when he reconnected with an old high school friend Nate Greavs, who produced his entire tape minus two joints. His first tape “Just Add Water” can be found on Datpiff.The 11 track collective is sure to make some noise in his city, Toronto. Songs like “Line Em Up”, “Day2Day” & “Smokin” will leave you anticipating what he has in store next. Mid July he released his first visual for the song “Day2Day”, which was directed by @NPMIll. The video has a very old school relaxed feel, yet put together very well. He’s currently working on his upcoming video and a fresh new tape. Keep your radar on Preme, he’s sure to stir it up this year!