Bigg D

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Bigg D
Bigg D in the studio
Bigg D in the studio
Background information
Birth nameDerrick Baker
Also known asBigg D
Liberty City, Miami, Florida
GenresHip hop, R&B, pop, rock
Occupation(s)Record producer, guitarist, songwriter
Instrument(s)Guitar, drums, keyboards
LabelsDadetown Entertainment Universal

Derrick Baker, professionally known as Bigg D, is an American producer from Miami, Florida.[1]


Born in Miami, Baker grew up in Carol City, his father a professional musician, and his mother a church pianist.[1] He learned guitar and toured with BeBe & CeCe Winans and Shirley Caesar in the 1980s.[1][2] He had always wanted to work as a producer, and began producing rap artists such as G-Shorties.[1] He went on to produce for artists such as The Rich Collective, Pitbull, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez, and Jamie Foxx.[1][2][3]

In 2006 he won the award for 'Songwriter of the Year' with Mariah Carey at the 2006 BMI Urban Music Awards.[4]

Production discography[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e Pajot, S (2010) "Bigg D: The Next Music Mogul", Miami New Times, November 25, 2010, retrieved June 5, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Handelsman, Jason (2007) "Bigg Pimpin': Local producer Bigg D's rise to the top of the charts", Miami New Times, December 13, 2007, retrieved June 5, 2011.
  3. ^ Jones, Steve "Album, film round out Jay-Z's 'Gangster' story", USA Today, retrieved June 5, 2011.
  4. ^ "For The Record: Quick News On Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Beatles, Great White, Green Day, Audioslave & More", MTV, August 31, 2006, retrieved June 5, 2011.

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