Naki The Beatman

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Naki The Beatman
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Background information
BornChicago, Illinois
GenresHip-hop/rap
OccupationsRecord producer, Remixer
Years active2003–present
LabelsLife Music Group Inc.[1]

Naki The Beatman is an American music producer and DJ based in California.[2][3][4] Naki is known for hosting a night show on WGCI and WPWX Power 92 which was the #2 rated night show in Chicago. Naki is a Radio host on the San Francisco based On-Air Radio Q102.1 FM.[5][6][7]

Career[change | change source]

Naki, hosted a show called "The Power Hour" which featured Kanye West, GLC & Lupe Fiasco. Later, Naki pursued music full time and produced several projects for 50 Cent, Twista, Do Or Die, Lloyd Banks, Angel Davanport, Billy Vidal.[8][9][10][11] Naki, was the first non-celebrity to host MTV2's Sucka Free Sunday.[5] Also, Naki is one of the voting members of The Recording Academy.[12]

Discography[change | change source]

Year Title Artist
2002 Back 2 The Game[13] Do Or Die
2002 The Chicago Power Hour Vol 1[14] Various Artists
2005 Whoisu (feat. Vince McNukles) Singles
2007 Our Way (feat. Naki the Beatman) Singles
2008 Espresso Singles
2017 Sunshine[15] Singles
2017 The Chicago Vault Volume 1[16][17] Various Artists
2017 Broad Shoulders (Remix)[18] Taylor Bennett ft Chance The Rapper
2007 Last Night (feat. Naki the Beatman) Scientific feat Naki The Beatman
2017 Sunshine Mickey Factz, Rapper Chicks & J Lyn[19][20]
2019 Mood Music Vol. 1 Naki The Beatman & Scientific[21]

References[change | change source]

  1. "A Chicago Thing: music Archives". ChicagoNow. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  2. "Producer/DJ Naki The Beatman | Hip Hop from Chicago, IL". ReverbNation. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  3. "Naki The Beatman :: Beatport DJs". Beatport. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  4. "Can I Luv U - Naki the Beatman | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Naki The Beatman, Sundays (2pm - 5pm)". KRBQ. 26 October 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  6. "Digging in the Crates 04/01/17". SF Station. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  7. "102.9 KBLX Recreates O.J. Parole Hearing". Urban Insite. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  8. "About 5ive Star - Discography". Sonicbids. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  9. "THE MAX: 90'S HIP HOP AND R&B PARTY". DoTheBay. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  10. "Treat Em (instrumental), by Angel Davanport". Bandcamp. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  11. "Naki The Beatman - Chicago 2005 Hosted by Naki The Beatman". DatPiff. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  12. "Naki The Beatman x Anomaly | A1Caliber". A1Caliber. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  13. "Back 2 The Game, by Do Or Die on Apple Music". iTunes. 2002. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  14. "The Chicago Power Hour, Vol. 1 by Various Artists on Apple Music". iTunes. 2002. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  15. "#IndieSpotlight "Sunshine"- Naki The Beatman feat Mickey Factz x Rapper Chicks x J Lyn – Violator DJs". ViolatorDjs. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  16. "The Chicago Vault, Vol. 1: A Decade of Unreleased Chicago Hip Hop 1999 - Various Artists | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  17. "Naki the Beatman Opens Up 'The Chicago Vault'". TasteOfTheGo. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  18. "Taylor Bennett ft Chance The Rapper & Naki The Beatman - Broad Shoulders". DigitalDJPool. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  19. "Naki The Beatman - Sunshine (Mickey Factz, Rapper Chicks & J Lyn) (Prod. By Naki The Beatman)". Hipstrumentals. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  20. Tochyno, TOCHi (6 April 2017). "Instrumental: Naki The Beatman – Sunshine (Prod. By Naki The Beatman) - Itstrumentals". Itstrumentals. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  21. "Naki The Beatman & Scientific - Mood Music Vol 1". 6 April 2019.

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