N4 (record producers)

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Musical artist

N4 is a multi-platinum selling music production group composed of record producers Nick Luscombe and Freek van Workum.[1]

Since 2012, N4 has produced Billboard Hot 100 hits, Billboard 200 albums, as well as mixtape placements for artists such as Kid Ink,[2] T.I., B.o.B, Juicy J, The Game, Wiz Khalifa, Doe B, Young Dro, 2 Chainz, Chinx Drugz and more.

Their work has been featured on Hawaii 5.0, WrestleMania 31, Hard Knocks, Love & Hip Hop: New York, NBA Live 14, and Ballers.

Career

File:Kidink-moneypower.jpg
The cover art of Money and the Power, produced by N4 and Ned Cameron for Kid Ink

N4 first came to prominence In 2013 with the hit single "Money and the Power",[3] produced for Kid Ink. The song was included on Kid Ink's 2014 album "My Own Lane",[4] which was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), February 9, 2016, for selling over 500,000 copies in the United States. It was selected as one of the Theme Songs for Wrestlemania 31, in which Kid Ink performed the song at the event next to Aloe Blacc, Skylar Grey and Travis Barker.[5] Additionally, it appeared in the soundtrack to NBA Live 14,[6] as well as on HBO's TV Series Hard Knocks.

In 2015, N4 produced "Hood Go Crazy"[7] for hip hop recording artist Tech N9ne, taken from his fifteenth studio album Special Effects, featuring B.o.B and 2 Chainz. The song was released on February 26, 2015 as the album's lead single, and was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) April 28, 2016, for selling over 500,000 digital copies in the United States. It also appeared on HBO's TV Series Ballers.[8]

Shortly after, they produced "In2", the debut single by English R&B trio WSTRN. It was released on 6 November 2015 by Atlantic Records and peaked at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart[9] and number 10 on the Australian ARIA chart. The song went on to be certified Platinum in Australia by ARIA, and Platinum in the UK by BPI.

In 2016, N4 produced three songs on Tech N9ne's 17th studio album "The Storm".[10] This includes "Need Jesus" featuring Stevie Stone and J.L., "What If It Was Me" featuring Krizz Kaliko, and "Choosin" featuring Brandoshis.

Discography

Singles produced

List of singles produced, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US US R&B US BUS AUS GER UK
"Money and the Power
(Kid Ink)
2013 2 70 81 My Own Lane
"Twerkin 4 Birkin"
(Ester Dean featuring Juicy J)
2014
"Hood Go Crazy"
(Tech N9ne featuring B.o.B & 2 Chainz)
2015 90 28 Special Effects
"In2"
(WSTRN)
2015 10 4
  • Australia (ARIA): Platinum
  • United Kingdom (BPI): Platinum
"What If It Was Me"
(Tech N9ne featuring Krizz Kaliko)
2016 The Storm
"Choosin"
(Tech N9ne featuring Brandoshis)
2016 The Storm
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Non-singles produced

List of non-singles produced, showing year released and album, or mixtape name
Title Year Album Mixtape
"Maybe"
(Chinx Drugz featuring KQuick)
2013 Cocaine Riot 3
"Fuck Something"
(Young Dro featuring Travis Porter)
2013 Day 2
"Pistol"
(Young Dro )
2014 Purple Label
"Homicide"
(Doe B featuring T.I.)
2014 D.O.A.T 3
"So What"
(B.o.B featuring Mila J)
2014 No Genre 2
"City Suspects"
(Bobo Norco featuring The Game & Kenyatta)
2016
"Special"
(Bobo Norco featuring Wiz Khalifa, Wale, & The Promise)
2016
"Need Jesus"
(Tech N9ne featuring Stevie Stone & JL)
2016 The Storm

References

  1. "N4". Memory Lane Music Group. Memorylanemusicgroup.com. https://www.memorylanemusicgroup.com/artist/ODgzOTQtZjU4ZmU2/. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  2. "RECORD REPORT: KID INK SLOWS DOWN SUMMER VIBES WITH ALMOST HOME EP". The Source. Thesource.com. http://thesource.com/2013/06/18/record-report-kid-ink-slows-down-summer-vibes-with-almost-home-ep/. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  3. "Kid Ink - Chart History". Billboard. Billboard.com. http://www.billboard.com/artist/305824/Kid+Ink/chart?f=345. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  4. "My Own Lane [Bonus Tracks"]. Barnes and Noble. Barnesandnoble.com. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/my-own-lane-kid-ink/26989160#productInfoTabs. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  5. "Aloe Blacc, Skylar Grey, Kid Ink and Travis Barker join WWE at WrestleMania 31". WWE. Wwe.com. http://www.wwe.com/inside/wwemusic/skylar-grey-kid-ink-travis-barker-wrestlemania-31. Retrieved 20 July 2016. 
  6. "NBA Live 14 Mixtape: New Music, New Features". Electronic Arts. Ea.com. http://www2.ea.com/news/nba-live-14-soundtrack. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  7. "Tech N9ne - Chart History". Billboard. Billboard.com. http://www.billboard.com/artist/371716/Tech+N9ne/chart?f=379. Retrieved 11 June 2015. 
  8. "Songs and music featured in Ballers". TuneFind. Tunefind.com. http://www.tunefind.com/show/ballers-2015/season-1/23814. Retrieved 10 December 2016. 
  9. "WSTRN - Chart History". Official Charts Company. Officialcharts.com. http://www.officialcharts.com/search/artists/wstrn/. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  10. "The Storm (Deluxe Edition) by Tech N9ne on Apple Music". iTunes. Itunes.apple.com. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-storm-deluxe-edition/id1164755767. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 

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