Grammy Nominated Producer

Add Grammy Nomination to the list! Best Song Written for Visual Media: Justin Bieber's "Born to Be Somebody" from his movie "Never Say Never" written by Diane Warren. Produced by Jan Smith and Brandon 'Blue' Hamilton.

sessions ep 3: VonGrey
Dec 31, 2013 | No Comments

sessions ep 3: VonGrey

These. Girls. Are. Sick. Not much else to say beyond that really.  Four diversely and numerously talented sisters make up this dope band.  They have a very cool, very unique sound and vibe! Mama J and I got to crankin on a new tune with them and it’s been fun to sit there and all […]

sessions ep 2: Lecrae
Nov 14, 2013 | One Comment

sessions ep 2: Lecrae

Lecrae is a high energy gospel rap artist.  When I first saw this guy on stage, I was on stage with him and I thought I was giving it my all until he let loose! Very rarely have I seen a rapper straight electrify the entire stage the way that Lecrae does! I stopped into […]

sessions ep 1: torion sellers
Nov 11, 2013 | 2 Comments

sessions ep 1: torion sellers

I’ve had the pleasure of rockin in the studio with Young Money signee, Torion Sellers. This kid is AWESOME! We’re working on several new songs for his upcoming album release. I describe his music, the music we’re working on, as a very gritty yet old school R&B.  A very much youthful, street sound mixed with […]