Big Reese

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Maurice "Big Reese" Sinclair is a rapper/producer who was a member of the trio P.A..

Biography[edit]

Big Reese emerged from the Organized Noize (i.e. OutKast, GoodieMob) production camp helping to frame the Atlanta wing of hip-hop’s rising force and becoming a number 1 HIT maker.Big Reese (also known simply as Reese)was originally a member of the rap group P.A. (Parental Advisory)[1][2] Big Reese began growing as an artist and a producer. He found P.A. a home at DreamWorks Records and began production on the DreamWorks debut album. Established as an Artist/Producer, Big Reese produced P.A.’s DreamWorks album, Straight No Chase. The single "Like We Do" [1] became a southern anthem while the group’s second single, "Reservations" secured a spot on the Blade soundtrack (TVT Records) earning the group a Gold Record for the soundtrack.

My Life Your Entertainment was the group’s second record distributed by DreamWorks Records. The single "Sundown" featuring 8Ball [2] filled the southeastern airwaves while BET played the video in heavy rotation.

In 2001, Big Reese split from the group and DreamWorks Records in pursuit of a solo production career. Big Reese scored a song for the movie 2 Fast 2 Furious. The song "Ride", personally chosen by director John Singleton and Music Supervisor Paul Stewart, was performed and produced by Big Reese.[3] Having produced songs for new as well as multi-platinum selling artists such as Mario, TLC, Andre 3000, Pink, T.I., Sleepy Brown, Mystikal featuring Da Brat, Dan Talevski "Do It Again", Sterling Simms, Esmee Denters and Cherish. Big Reese’s production credits are just as impressive as his album credentials. His most recent accomplishments include Mariah Carey "Shake It Off" remix ft Jay-Z and Young Jeezy, Rick Ross "Street Life" ft Lloyd, Young Dro "It Ain't Over" and Lloyd "You" ft Lil' Wayne which went #1 on the BillBoard HIP HOP/R&B chart and #1 on Billboard HOT 100 Airplay chart also #1 on the R&R charts and became the number one Ringtone in the country. His work with Lloyd was not yet finished because along came one of the hottest remixes to hit the airwaves "You" featuring Nas and Andre 3000 from Outkast. He also produced T.I. "Hustlin" featured on the T.I vs T.I.P. exclusive album and Mario Lay in My Bed on his new album GO. His soundtrack production credits include Blade Soundtrack and Shaft Soundtrack. Rock group Rehab and Arista recording artist Brooks Buford, Beanie Segal featuring T.I., Killer Mike, T.I. featuring Sleepy Brown, Youngbloodz, and The Inc. recording artist Lloyd and Sho-Nuff/Capitol recording artist Cherish are just a few who have worked under the production hand of Big Reese.

In 2010, Reservoir Media Management acquired 100% of Big Reese's publishing assets which had formerly been administered by TVT Music Enterprises, LLC.[4]

His most recent production is Lloyd's brand new single "Girls Around the World" featuring Lil' Wayne off Lloyd's soon to be released CD Lessons in Love. He has a record label by the name of Sonic Jungle Records. The 1st release is J.MONROE a 21 year old female singer from Atlanta by way of Ohio. He is the executive producer on her album, and her debut single, 'Hey Blondie' was just recently[when?] released.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phares, Heather "Parental Advisory Biography", Allmusic, retrieved 2010-12-04
  2. ^ Green, Tony (2000) "Parental Advisory My Life:Your Entertainment", Vibe, September 2000, p. 243, retrieved 2010-12-04
  3. ^ "2 Fast 2 Furious Soundtrack", IMDB, retrieved 2010-12-04
  4. ^ "Reservoir Media Management Acquires TVT Publishing Assets". Billboard. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 

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