Chris Taylor (music producer)

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Chris Taylor, known as "The Glove", is a pioneer DJ and producer on the West Coast hip hop scene in the 1980s and 1990s. Taylor is known for his appearance in the film Breakin' alongside Ice-T. Taylor is credited on "Phone Tap" (Nas) as producer. Other production credits include "Reckless" (Ice T & Dave Storrs) "Tibetan Jam" (Chris "The Glove" Taylor) Go off (Ice T& Dave Storrs) Iticiban Scratch (Chris "The Glove" Taylor.) Taylor claims to have produced "Stranded on Death Row" and "Doggy Dogg World" on the genre-defining albums The Chronic and Doggystyle, though he is not credited on either album and also claims to have written/produced the tracks for Xxplosive (Dr. Dre) and Hello (NWA) also uncredited.([1] Other sources name Taylor as an engineer, mixer and musician on The Chronic.[2]

Career[edit]

Taylor began his career as a Los Angeles-area DJ. Taylor appeared in the 1984 breakdancing-themed film Breakin and produced the song "Reckless" for its soundtrack.[3] Taylor also has producer credits on The Firm Phone Tap (Nas, Foxy Brown, Az, Nature), Welcome to the Aftermath (various) Focus (Xzibit) and is the founding member of Po' Broke & Lonely? an R&B act signed to Ruthless Records. More recently Taylor has been the music supervisor on BET reality series Tiny and Toya Frankie & Neffie Monica: Still Standing Hell Date Played by Fame" placing music in multiple film and television shows.Empire The Perfect Match ""IMDB Page"". 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sanchez, Tim (30 January 2012). ""Exclusive: Chris “The Glove” Taylor Talks Death Row, Aftermath and Dr. Dre (Part 2)"". AllHipHop. Retrieved 10 May 2017. Suge used to tell me all of the time that I was going to be the next Dr. Dre. But how can I be the next Dr. Dre when you’re leaving my name off of everything? 
  2. ^ Westhoff, Ben (13 September 2016). ""Backstabbing, Moogs and the funky worm: how gangsta rap was born"". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "" Various – Breakin' - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack"". Discogs. Retrieved 10 May 2017. 

External links[edit]

Chris The Glove Taylor IMBD page