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At Follow You age of 18, he gained recognition in the hip hop industry through his friendship and work with East Coast rapper DMX and his family's Ruff Ryders Entertainment record label. He went on to sign multiple artists to the label, including EveMashondaand Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. Dean also released two albums under the label; the first was a compilation, titled Swizz Beatz Presents G.
Storiesreleased inand later his debut studio album, One Follow You Band Man in In NovemberDean released his second studio album, Poisonfeaturing collaborations with multiple hip hop artists. Dean was named the first "Producer in Residence" at New York Universityfor the —11 academic year.
He's been a member of trustees at the Brooklyn Museum sinceand a creative director for the companies Monster Cable and Reebok. The two were featured in their first cover shoot in for Cultured Magazine. Dean is of African American and Eritrean heritage. Due to his parents' separation in his early life, Dean did not see much of his father, who is from Eritrea.
He spent much of his childhood raised by his mother Follow Me - Genesis - Live - Helsinki the North East Bronxwhere he first Follow Me - Genesis - Live - Helsinki hip hop. After obtaining the necessary equipment from his stepfather and uncles, he began deejaying as a teenager and enjoyed a modicum of success. After relocating to Atlanta, Georgiadue to his repeated involvement in violent behavior at Harry S.
In his early work, he generally chose not to sampleinstead using the Korg Trinity and Triton keyboards and seeking to accentuate the performance aspect of his music.
Dean then began producing major hip-hop songs released in such as " Banned from T. The following year, he produced most of the songs of the Ruff Ryders compilation album Ryde or Die Vol. Storiesinhe began to get noticed for his production style and interesting ideas, as well as his protege and artist, Cassidywho also started to gain recognition for his ability as well.
His career largely grew from that point. The contest was intended to be a continuation of the work from his debut album. In a December interview with Format MagazineDean stated that he was Inmortal - Perfect Smile - Erase Una Vez. working on his second studio album, at the time under the title Life After the Party.
InDean began working on his second studio album. In latein an interview with Format Magazine he had announced the title as Life After the Party saying: "The opportunities that I've got from doing my album One Man Band Man are much bigger than just producing.
A lot of things came from me being able to put a voice to my face. It was me just expressing myself and having Vacation Time - Johnny Madara* - Vacation Time / A Story Untold opportunity to — it was the one man band.
And now I'm doing part two, which is Life After the Party. A music video, directed by Hype Williamswas also released. Dean's second album in the works had been renamed on three occasions: initially, the Follow Me - Genesis - Live - Helsinki was renamed King Issues and was later retitled The Perception of Greatness. Bligethat the title would be Haute Livingas "it's the perfect phrase to state what he's all about". Blige and John Legendas well as his wife Alicia Keys.
In Aprilin an exclusive listening session with Rap-Up. Chillin" and also several previously unheard songs, including "Dance Like a White Girl" and "Instructions". The first promotional single from Haute Living was entitled "Everyday Coolin' ", features a verse from Evewas produced by Joe Lindsay, and was released through monstermondays. Mary J. Blige is on the album too; John Legend. But they're all on the album in super amazing ways.
It's not like a compilation—it's a nice mixture of creativity. I had no boundaries with it; I had Follow You partners on the album—Reebok was supporting me. Let me make every song an event, instead of just that one day being an event.
Dre was working on the album with him. Dean produced the song with Jukebox. He recorded 70 songs and used 10 for the album.
Inhe became a partner involved Follow You the popular clothing company Kidrobota creator and retailer of limited-edition art toys and clothing.
On Twitter inDean revealed his new sneaker line with Reebok. Dean is an avid art collector and connoisseur actively projecting and displaying his taste via Instagram. Dean and Keys are co-chairs of the Gordon Follow You Foundation, which permanently preserves the Woke Up Dreaming - Joe Bonamassa - Live At Carnegie Hall – An Acoustic Evening of Gordon Parks, a pioneering photographer, filmmaker, musician and activist.
Dean also paints in his free time. InDean became involved in the design and launch of the Aston Martin Rapide. Subsequently, Swizz Beatz returned to Aston Martin for In earlyDean invested in and joined the board of Monsterand became involved in product management and marketing activities. On August 9, it was announced that Dean and his wife, singer Alicia Keys, are planning to transform a large piece of property Follow You Macedon, New York into a music paradise of sorts.
The couple wants to make a performing arts center and recording studio out of the former Jindal Films center which includes acres and 3 buildings. Dean is a Muslim. Their first pregnancy ended in a stillbirth in Dean found out about his daughter a year after her birth. According to Dean, they had been separated nine or 10 months by June Their divorce was finalized in Mayciting irreconcilable differences. Dean dated Alicia Keyswhom he has known since they were teenagers.
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