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Billboard #1 Grammy Nominated Music Producer
3x Grammy Nominated Alabama born producer Rafeal" Anthem" Brown has been on what most may call a winning streak but in reality, his career has been a journey that started over ten years ago. With musical influences such as the iconic J Dilla, Quincy Jones, and The Neptunes Rafeal effortlessly fell in love with Hip-Hop and began studying the genre at a young age. He started producing for local Alabama artist while still a sophomore in high school and after years of perfecting his sound he secured his first placement in 2013 on a CyHi The Prynce track entitled "A-Town" featuring 2 Chainz, Travis Porter, & B.O.B. The feature set the stage for a flourishing career and deep focus that would soon create a buzz around his work in the industry. His natural ear for music and unique blend of gumbo pot boom bap, soul and current Hip-Hop has created a sought-after sound that has led him to work with respected artist such as Hitboy, Nas, Ty Dolla $ign, Bobby Sessions, Anderson Paak, and the late great Nipsey Hussle. In a game that is flooded with talent and brilliant up and coming basement producers Rafeal stands out due to his versatility, genius arrangements and recognizable hunger to outwork those around him. After landing placements on the title track for the hit Fox Pictures movie The Hate U Give, Big Sean’s # 1 album Detroit 2 and the bold yet timely track “Ultra Black” on legendary rapper Nas’s # 1 Hip-Hop album Kings Disease, Rafeal has proven that his hustle, heart, and pure talent will always set him apart in a crowded and ever changing industry. The hands-on producer plays the keys, guitar, bass and drums while also overseeing his own production company The Crate League. The Crate League creates soulful samples for producers that are seeking unique beats to incorporate into their current or upcoming projects Being an entrepreneur while building a historical career full of unforgettable placements and undeniable tracks is a top priority for the talented producer and in addition, he aims to continue to open doors for the next generation of pioneering producers across the country. Anthem continues to work with producers and artist at his studio in Atlanta, GA while continuously pushing himself to create innovative and revolutionary work.