Noah "40" Shebib
|Birth name||Noah Shebib|
March 31, 1983 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Origin||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B|
|Occupations||Record producer, actor|
|Labels||Hip Hop Since 1978/October's Very Own|
|Associated acts||Drake, ASAP Rocky, Lil Wayne, Boi1da, The Weeknd, Sade, Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, JoJo, Jamie Foxx.|
Noah Shebib, (born on March 31, 1983) better known as 40, is a Canadian hip-hop producer from Toronto, Ontario. Shebib has produced for artists such as Drake, Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys, and Jamie Foxx. He has played a significant role in Canadian rapper/singer Drake's success in the music industry, and is one of his best friends. He is known for his downtempo, ambient style of production.
Music career 
Early in Noah's career before he started crafting beats, he DJ'd under the name DJ Decibel and performed alongside MC Elite (Everett MacLean). Shebib eventually made the shift from DJ to music producer, working with local Toronto artists like Empire, Knamelis, Christopher Morales, and Saukrates. He began working with then Degrassi star Aubrey Graham (Drake) in 2005. He was shown producing with Drake on Degrassi Unscripted. Shebib's big break came in 2009, when he executive produced Drake's mixtape So Far Gone with Toronto-based producer, Boi1da. He mixed and engineered every song, including the hit song "Successful", which he also produced. Shebib also produced the song "I'm Single" from Lil Wayne's "No Ceilings" mixtape, "Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)" for Alicia Keys and "Demonstrate" for JoJo.Shebib and Drake are great friends today and Drake has referenced Shebib in songs saying "Me and 40." In 2013, Shebib and Drake had an immediate hit with "Started from the Bottom."
Personal life 
- Noah's acting career "IMDB". Accessed on April 7, 2010.
- TBTENTGROUP. "Noah “40″ Shebib talks “Started from the Bottom” and Drake’s new album with Hollywood Reporter". Hip Hop Vibe. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- Tinker, Ben (2012-04-17). "The beat goes on for music producer diagnosed with multiple sclerosis". CNN. Retrieved 2012-04-17.