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An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.
Aerosmith is an American rock band.
Albert Leornes Greene (born April 13, 1946), often known as The Reverend Al Green, is an African American singer, songwriter and record producer, best known for recording a series of soul hit singles in the early 1970s, including "Take Me to the River", "Tired of Being Alone", "I'm Still in Love with You", "Love and Happiness", and his signature song, "Let's Stay Together".
Alternative hip hop (also known as alternative rap) is a subgenre of hip hop music that encompasses the wide range of styles of hip hop that are not typically identified as mainstream.
Amel Eliza Larrieux (née Stowell; born March 8, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter and keyboardist.
Amy is a 2015 British documentary film about the life and death of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse.
Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) was an English singer and songwriter.
Baduizm is the debut album by American R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter Erykah Badu, released on February 11, 1997 by Kedar Records.
Bamboozled is a 2000 satirical comedy-drama film written and directed by Spike Lee about a modern televised minstrel show featuring black actors donning blackface makeup and the resulting violent fallout from the show's success.
"Barbra Streisand" is a song by American-Canadian DJ duo Duck Sauce.
Barnes & Noble, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is the bookseller with the largest number of retail outlets in the United States, and a retailer of content, digital media, and educational products.
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest, is a 2011 documentary film about the music group A Tribe Called Quest, directed by Michael Rapaport.
Before the Music Dies (B4MD) is a 2006 U.S. documentary film that criticizes the American music industry and the increasing commercialization of the art of music over the past thirty years.
Benjamin Chase Harper (born October 28, 1969) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
George Bernard "Bernie" Worrell, Jr. (April 19, 1944 – June 24, 2016) was an American keyboardist and composer best known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads.
Bilal Sayeed Oliver (born August 23, 1979), better known mononymously as Bilal, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
Tariq Luqmaan Trotter (born October 3, 1971), better known as Black Thought, is an American rapper and the lead MC of the Philadelphia-based hip hop group The Roots, as well as an occasional actor.
Blackalicious is an American hip-hop duo from Sacramento, California, made up of rapper Gift of Gab and DJ/producer Chief Xcel.
Blazing Arrow is the second studio album by American hip hop duo Blackalicious.
The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is an annual four-day music festival developed and produced by Superfly Presents and AC Entertainment.
William Earl "Bootsy" Collins (born October 26, 1951) is an American musician and singer-songwriter.
Boyz II Men is an American R&B vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.
Brooklyn Babylon is a 2001 film directed by Marc Levin, and a modern retelling of Romeo and Juliet and the Song of Solomon, set in the backdrop of the Crown Heights riot, starring Black Thought of The Roots.
Chappelle's Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by comedians Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan, with Chappelle hosting the show and starring in the majority of its sketches.
Charles Edward Daniels (born October 28, 1936) is an American multi-instrumentalist, lyricist, and singer, known for his contributions to Southern rock, country and bluegrass.
Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, formed in 1974.
Check the Technique: Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies is a book by music journalist Brian Coleman that covers the making of 36 classic hip hop albums, based on interviews with the artists who created them, also providing a track-by-track breakdown for each album entirely in the words of the artists.
Christopher Julius Rock III (born February 7, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director.
Christian Lee McBride (born May 31, 1972) is an American jazz bassist and record producer.
Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.
The schooner Clotilda (often misspelled Clotilde) was the last known U.S. slave ship to bring captives from Africa to the United States, arriving at Mobile Bay in autumn 1859 or July 9, 1860, with 110-160 slaves.
Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American rapper, actor, poet, and film producer.
Michael Eugene Archer (born February 11, 1974), better known by his stage name D'Angelo (pronounced di-Angelo), is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
The Kingdom of Dahomey was an African kingdom (located within the area of the present-day country of Benin) that existed from about 1600 until 1894, when the last king, Béhanzin, was defeated by the French, and the country was annexed into the French colonial empire.
Dave Chappelle's Block Party, also known as Block Party, is a 2005 documentary film hosted and written by comedian Dave Chappelle, and directed by Michel Gondry.
Def Jam Recordings is an American record label focused predominantly on hip hop and urban music, owned by Universal Music Group (UMG).
Democracy Now! is an hour-long American TV, radio and internet news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
Dilated Peoples is an American hip hop group from Los Angeles, California.
A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience.
Do You Want More?!!!??! is the second studio album by American hip hop band The Roots, released January 17, 1995 on DGC Records.
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
Doo-wop is a genre of rhythm and blues music that was developed in African-American communities in the East Coast of the United States in the 1940s, achieving mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s.
The drum is a member of the percussion group of musical instruments.
A drummer is a percussionist who creates and accompanies music using drums.
Drunk History is an American educational television comedy series produced by Comedy Central, based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner in 2007.
Duck Sauce is an American-Canadian DJ duo, formed in 2009 in New York City.
Duffy (born 23 June 1984 as Amy Anne Duffy) is a Welsh singer, songwriter and actress.
Electric Circus is the fifth studio album by rapper Common, released December 10, 2002 on the now-defunct MCA Records.
Declan Patrick MacManus (born 25 August 1954), better known by his stage name Elvis Costello, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, author, television presenter, and occasional actor.
Empire is an American musical drama television series created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong which debuted on January 7, 2015 on Fox.
Erica Abi Wright (born February 26, 1971), known professionally as Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, disc jockey, activist, and actress.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Esquire is an American men's magazine, published by the Hearst Corporation in the United States.
Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1995 by singer and pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.
Evanescence is the third studio album by American rock band Evanescence.
Expansion Team is the second album from West Coast hip hop group Dilated Peoples.
Extraordinary Machine is the third album by American singer-songwriter Fiona Apple, released by Epic Records in the United States on October 4, 2005.
Fade to Black is a 2004 documentary film about the career of American rapper Jay-Z. It also features many other famous names in hip hop music.
Fela! is a musical with a book by Bill T. Jones and Jim Lewis, based on music and lyrics by the late Nigerian singer Fela Kuti, with additional music by Aaron Johnson and Jordan McLean and additional lyrics by Jim Lewis.
"Fell in Love with a Girl" is a song by the American garage rock band The White Stripes, written and produced by Jack White for the band's third studio album, White Blood Cells (2001).
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. is a documentary television series hosted by Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. that airs on PBS.
Fiona Apple McAfee-Maggart (born September 13, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist.
Fly is the tenth studio album by the Italian blues rock singer-songwriter Zucchero Fornaciari, released on 22 September 2006.
Fly or Die is the second studio by American rap rock band N*E*R*D.
Fereydun Robert "Fred" Armisen (born December 4, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician.
Fugees (sometimes The Fugees; formerly Tranzlator Crew) was an American hip hop group who rose to fame in the early-1990s.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Goldsboro is a city in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group was awarded between 1991 and 2011, alongside the Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance.
The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African-Americans out of the rural Southern United States to the urban Northeast, Midwest, and West that occurred between 1916 and 1970.
The Guldbagge Awards (Guldbaggen, scarab) is an official and annual Swedish film awards ceremony honoring achievements in the Swedish film industry.
Hamilton: An American Musical is a sung- and rapped-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics, and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda,Donaldson, Kayleigh (2017).
Randall Hank Williams (born May 26, 1949), known professionally as Hank Williams Jr., is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Heavier Things is the second studio album by American recording artist John Mayer, released on September 9, 2003 by Aware and Columbia Records.
Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr. (born September 16, 1950) is an American literary critic, teacher, historian, filmmaker and public intellectual who currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
A house band is a group of musicians, often centrally organized by a band leader, who regularly play at an establishment.
iCarly is an American teen sitcom created by Dan Schneider that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012.
James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.
Illadelph Halflife is the third studio album by American hip hop band The Roots, released September 24, 1996 on Geffen Records.
Independent Lens is a weekly television series airing on PBS presenting documentary films made by independent filmmakers.
Inside Amy Schumer is an American sketch comedy television series created and hosted by its star, Amy Schumer.
James Dewitt Yancey (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006), better known by the stage names J Dilla and Jay Dee, was an American record producer and rapper who emerged from the mid-1990s underground hip hop scene in Detroit, Michigan, as one third of the acclaimed music group Slum Village.
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith (born September 18, 1971) is an American actress, dancer, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Jillian "Jill" Scott (born April 4, 1972) is an American singer-songwriter, model, poet and actress.
Anthony Joseph Perry (born August 12, 1950), better known by his stage name Joe Perry, is the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for the American rock band Aerosmith.
Joey DeFrancesco (born April 10, 1971) is an American jazz organist, trumpeter, and vocalist.
John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter and actor.
John Clayton Mayer (born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer.
John Richard Baldwin (born 3 January 1946), better known by his stage name John Paul Jones, is an English multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer.
Joshua Abrams is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist.
Joshua Redman (born February 1, 1969) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer.
Joscelyn Eve Stoker (born 11 April 1987), better known by her stage name Joss Stone, is an English singer, songwriter and actress.
Justin Smith (born January 8, 1978), better known as Just Blaze, is an American hip hop record producer from Paterson, New Jersey who attended Rutgers University for three years before dropping out to pursue his musical career.
Karmin is an American pop duo consisting of Amy Renee Noonan and Nick Noonan.
Kurt Rosenwinkel (born October 28, 1970) is an American jazz guitarist.
Late Night is an American late-night talk and variety show airing on NBC since 1982.
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by comedian Jimmy Fallon.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (often abbreviated to Law & Order: SVU or just SVU) is an American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City, where it is also primarily produced.
The lead vocalist (or main vocalist, lead vocals or lead singer) in popular music is typically the member of a group or band whose voice is the most prominent in a performance where multiple voices may be heard.
Lee Andrews & the Hearts was an American doo-wop quintet from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, formed in 1953.
Like Water for Chocolate is the fourth studio album by American rapper Common, released on March 28, 2000 through MCA Records.
Richard Wayne Penniman (born December 5, 1932), known as Little Richard, is an American musician, songwriter, singer, and actor.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Mama's Gun is the second studio album by American neo soul singer Erykah Badu.
Marc Levin is an American independent film producer and director.
Max Weinberg (born April 13, 1951) is an American drummer and television personality, most widely known as the longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and as the bandleader for Conan O'Brien on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien.
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Kin was a short-lived mobile phone line from Microsoft designed for users of social networking.
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States.
Momentum is a 2005 album by jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman.
ESPN Monday Night Football (abbreviated as MNF and also known as ESPN Monday Night Football on ABC for rare live special broadcast) is a live television broadcast of weekly National Football League (NFL) games on ESPN in the United States.
Yasiin Bey (born Dante Terrell Smith; December 11, 1973), best known by his stage name Mos Def, is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, and activist.
The Motorola Rokr (styled ROKR) is a series of mobile phones from Motorola, part of a 4LTR line developed before the spin out of Motorola Mobility.
A multi-instrumentalist is a musician who plays two or more musical instruments at a professional level of proficiency.
Music journalism (or "music criticism") is media criticism and reporting about popular music topics, including pop music, rock music, and related styles.
N.E.R.D (stylized as N*E*R*D, a backronym of No-one Ever Really Dies) is an American hip hop and rock band, formed in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1999.
Neo soul is a genre of popular music.
New York University (NYU) is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City.
Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress.
Domenica "Nikka" Costa (born June 4, 1972) is an Australian-American singer whose music combines elements of funk, soul, and blues.
OkayAfrica (stylised as okayafrica) is a digital media platform dedicated to African culture, music and politics.
Okayplayer is an online hip-hop and alternative music website and community, described by Rolling Stone as a "tastemaker" and "an antidote to dull promotional Web sites used by most artists".
Om'Mas Keith (born December 20, 1976), also known simply as Om'Mas, is a Grammy Award-winning record producer, musician, composer, engineer, and songwriter from Queens, New York.
Organix is the debut album of American hip hop band The Roots, released on May 19, 1993 by the band, independently.
Ouidah or Whydah (Xwéda; Ouidah, Juida, and Juda by the French; Ajudá by the Portuguese; and Fida by the Dutch), formally the Kingdom of Whydah, is a city on the coast of the Republic of Benin.
Owen Biddle (born October 1, 1977) is an American bass guitarist, record producer, and songwriter from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area, known for his work with hip hop group The Roots On August 25, 2011, he announced he was leaving The Roots to focus on his band, Mister Barrington.
Pandora Radio (also known as Pandora Internet Radio or simply Pandora) is a music streaming and automated music recommendation internet radio service powered by the Music Genome Project.
Parks and Recreation is an American political satire television sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.
Peter O. Philips (born June 21, 1970), better known by his stage name Pete Rock, is an American record producer, DJ and rapper.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts, commonly known as CAPA, is a magnet school in South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Phrenology is the fifth studio album by American hip hop band The Roots, released November 26, 2002, on Geffen Records and MCA Records.
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is a 2016 American mockumentary comedy film directed by Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone and written, produced by and starring Andy Samberg, Schaffer and Taccone.
In the United States, a promenade dance, most commonly called a prom, is a semi-formal (black tie) dance or gathering of high school students.
Prometheus Global Media was a New York City-based B2B media company.
Questlove Supreme is a weekly podcast hosted by Questlove: The Roots drummer, NYU Professor, and strategic ambassador and advisor at Pandora.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
Marietta Sangai Sirleaf (born April 12, 1970), better known as Retta, is an American stand-up comedian and actress.
Richard Alan Nielsen (born December 22, 1948) is the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Cheap Trick.
Rickey Minor (born September 6, 1959) is an American music director, composer and music producer.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Roots is a 2016 American miniseries and a remake of the 1977 miniseries with the same name, based on Alex Haley's 1976 novel, Roots: The Saga of an American Family.
São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.
Scott Spencer Storch (born December 16, 1973) is a Canadian-born American record producer.
Settlement Music School is a community music school with branches in and around Philadelphia.
Skype is a telecommunications application software product that specializes in providing video chat and voice calls between computers, tablets, mobile devices, the Xbox One console, and smartwatches via the Internet and to regular telephones.
Slave ships were large cargo ships specially converted for the purpose of transporting slaves.
Slum Village is a hip hop group from Detroit, Michigan.
Solange Piaget Knowles (born June 24, 1986), known mononymously as Solange, is an American singer, songwriter and actress.
The Soulquarians were a neo soul and alternative hip hop-informed musical collective.
South Street is a street in Philadelphia, which was originally named "Cedar Street" in William Penn's original street grid, it is an east-west street forming the southern border of Center City and the northern border for South Philadelphia.
Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor.
Steven Van Zandt (born November 22, 1950) is an American musician and actor, who frequently goes by the stage names Little Steven or Miami Steve.
Stripped is the fourth studio album and second non-holiday, English-language album by American singer Christina Aguilera.
"Super Bass" is a song by American rapper and singer Nicki Minaj from the deluxe version of her debut studio album, Pink Friday (2010).
A television advertisement (also called a television commercial, commercial or ad in American English, and known in British English as a TV advert or simply an advert) is a span of television programming produced and paid for by an organization.
The Birmingham News is the principal newspaper for Birmingham, Alabama, United States, and the largest newspaper in Alabama.
The Cleveland Show is an American animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Richard Appel, and Mike Henry for the Fox Broadcasting Company as a spin-off of Family Guy.
The Dixie Hummingbirds are an influential American gospel music group, spanning more than 80 years from the jubilee quartet style of the 1920s, through the "hard gospel" quartet style of gospel's golden age in the 1940s and 1950s, to the eclectic pop-tinged songs of today.
The Eric Andre Show is an American surreal comedy television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim.
The Jim Gaffigan Show was an American sitcom series on the TV Land network, written and executive produced by comedian Jim Gaffigan and his wife Jeannie Gaffigan.
The Longest Yard is a 2005 American sports comedy film and a remake of the 1974 film of the same name.
The Philadelphia Experiment is a 2001 studio album by The Philadelphia Experiment, a collaborative project including pianist Uri Caine, bassist Christian McBride, and drummer Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson.
The Randy Watson Experience is a collaborative project between hip-hop/R&B musicians Questlove, the drummer for The Roots, and keyboardist James Poyser.
The Roots is an American hip hop band, formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Soultronics was an American R&B and neo soul supergroup that served as the backing band for musician D'Angelo in 2000 during The Voodoo Tour, the supporting tour for his second studio album Voodoo.
The Tipping Point is the sixth studio album by American hip hop band The Roots, released July 13, 2004 on Geffen Records and Interscope Records.
The Tonight Show is an American late-night talk show currently broadcast from the NBC studios in Rockefeller Center in New York City (and previously from various studios in the Los Angeles region) and airing on NBC since 1954.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon, on NBC.
The White Stripes were an American rock band formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan.
Things Fall Apart (also referred to as When Things Fall Apart) is the fourth studio album by American hip hop band The Roots, released February 23, 1999 on Geffen Records.
The New York University Tisch School of the Arts (also known as Tisch, TNYU, and TTSOA) is a center of study in the performing and media arts.
Top Chef is an American reality competition television series which premiered on March 8, 2006, on Bravo.
Top Five is a 2014 American comedy film written and directed by Chris Rock.
Tupac Amaru Shakur (born Lesane Parish Crooks; June 16, 1971September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names Tupac, 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.
Uri Caine (born June 8, 1956, Philadelphia, United States) is an American classical and jazz pianist and composer.
Vincent N Roxxy is a 2016 American action crime-thriller film directed and written by Gary Michael Schultz.
Voodoo is the second studio album by American neo soul singer and multi-instrumentalist D'Angelo.
Willard Carroll Smith Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, producer, rapper, comedian, and songwriter.
Wyatt Cenac (born April 19, 1976) is an American comedian, actor, producer and Emmy Award winning writer.
Yo Gabba Gabba! is an American live action/puppet educational children's television show starring five costumed toys come to life and their friend DJ Lance Rock.
Zacharias Manuel de la Rocha (born January 12, 1970) is an American musician.
Zap Mama is the music act of Belgian artist Marie Daulne.
Adelmo Fornaciari Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (born 25 September 1955), more commonly known by his stage name Zucchero Fornaciari or simply Zucchero, is an Italian singer-songwriter and musician, with an Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.
1st Born Second is the debut album of American neo soul musician Bilal, released July 17, 2001 on Interscope Records.
Patrick Denard Douthit (born January 15, 1975), better known as 9th Wonder, is a hip hop record producer, record executive, DJ, lecturer, and rapper from Midway, North Carolina, U.S. He began his career as the main producer for the group Little Brother in Durham, North Carolina, and has also worked with Mary J. Blige, Jean Grae, Wale, Jay-Z, Murs, Drake, Buckshot, Chris Brown, Destiny's Child, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Erykah Badu, Ludacris, Mac Miller, David Banner, Lecrae, Jill Scott, Big Boi, Rapsody, and Anderson.Paak.