Stephen Dent

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Stephen Dent (born September 30, 1966) is an ADT engineer and managing director at Daddy's House Recording Studio in New York overseeing the day-to-day operations. In 1999 he was nominated for a Grammy. He was also an engineer on the platinum album Bad Boys II (soundtrack) .[1][2] [3] [4] [5] [6]


Stephen attended Prince George's Community College from 1986 — 1988
Omega Recording Audio Engineering and Music Production 1989 — 1991
Institute of Audio Research from 1994 — 1995

Daddy's House Recording Studio[edit]

From 2004 to present, Stephen Dent has been the Managing Director at Daddy's House Recording Studio. In addition to this, Dent has also been the director of Bad Boy Entertainment, which is run from the Daddy's House studio in the heart of New York City. Many of the most important names in the hip-hop, rap, R&B, and crunk industries have recorded at Daddy's House and had their albums engineered, mixed, and mastered by Stephen Dent personally. Some of these names include, but are not limited to:

The Notorious B.I.G.
Mary J. Blige
Faith Evans
Lil' Kim
Black Rob
Kid Capri

In addition to recording these famous artists, Daddy's House Recording Studio and Stephen Dent recorded and released the critically acclaimed Notorious (soundtrack) for the movie Notorious (2009 film) about the life and times of Notorious B.I.G., otherwise known by birthname Christopher Wallace.

Some other famous albums engineered and mixed at Daddy's House include:

Bad Boy's R&B Hits
We Invented the Remix
Love & Life
The Notorious K.I.M.
Money, Power and Respect by The LOX
Credentials by Rufus Blaq

Daddy's House Recording Studio is located at: 321 W 44TH St Ste 2 New York, NY 10036 [7]

Grammy Nomination[edit]

In 1999 he was nominated for a Grammy but lost. He followed that up by being one of the main engineers on the platinum album Bad Boys II (soundtrack).

Other Engineering Accomplishments[edit]

Notorious (soundtrack): The Notorious Movie - Year 2009
The Notorious B.I.G: Greatest Hits - Year 2007
Shyne: Godfather Buried Alive - Year 2004
Diddy: Shake Ya Tailfeather - Year 2003
Mary J. Blige: Love & Life - Year 2003
Diddy: We invented the Remix - 2002
Faith Evans: Faithfully - 2001
Nas: QB Finest - 2000
Lil' Kim: Notorious K.I.M -2000
Black Rob: Life Story - 1999
Kid Capri: Soundtrack to the Streets - 1998
SWV: Release Some Tension - 1997