Dem Jointz

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Dem Jointz
Birth name Dwayne Abernathy, Jr.
Origin Compton, California
Occupation(s) Songwriter, Producer
Associated acts Dr. Dre, JLS, Jordin Sparks, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Brandy, K.A.A.N.

Dwayne Abernathy, Jr. (known by his stage name Dem Jointz) is a multi-platinum and 3x GRAMMY Nominated American musician and music producer. He has produced tracks for numerous artists including Brandy, Jordin Sparks,[1] Rihanna,[2] and Christina Aguilera.[3] He also co-produced four tracks on Compton, the third and final studio album by Dr. Dre,[4] as well as several tracks on Janet Jackson's 2015 #1 album Unbreakable. Abernathy has also worked on multiple projects with Howard County, Maryland-based rapper, K.A.A.N.


Partial list of writer & producer credits
Year Title Album Artist(s)
2017 "Facts" All Things Work Together Lecrae
"Cherry Bomb" Cherry Bomb NCT 127
2016 "Silicon Valley" Malibu Anderson .Paak
"Groovy Tony / Eddie Kane" Blank Face LP ScHoolboy Q
"Cloud 9" EX'ACT EXO
2015 "Unbreakable" Unbreakable Janet Jackson
"Dammn Baby"
"Shoulda Known Better"
"2 B Loved"
"Don't U Wait No More" The Red Red Velvet
"Genocide" Compton[5] Dr. Dre & Kendrick Lamar
"Medicine Man" Dr. Dre, Eminem, Candice Pillay and Anderson .Paak
"Deep Water" Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar and Justus
"Satisfiction" Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Marsha Ambrosius and King Mez
"Yellow Canary" dumblonde Dumblonde
"Party 4 da Low" The High EP Candice Pillay
"Consistent" Shoulda Been There Pt. 1 Sevyn Streeter
"My Jam" TBD[6] Bobby Brackins
"Right Here Right Now" Right Here, Right Now[7] Jordin Sparks, Dwayne Abernathy, and James Fauntleroy
"1000" Jordin Sparks, James "J-Doe" Smith
"All In A Days Work" DK3 Danity Kane
2014 "Phuq Da World" Vuck You Vina Vuna
"Friends & Lovers" Friends & Lovers Marsha Ambrosius
"Neva Been Scared" Sing Pray Love, Vol. 1: Sing Kelly Price
2013 "Call Me Crazy" Call Me Crazy, But... Sevyn Streeter, written by Amber Streeter, Taylor Parks
"Feel Like Party'n" Chase Dreams Kalin & Myles
2012 "Hottest Girl in the World" Evolution[8] JLS
"Dessert" JLS
"All The Way" JLS
"Gotta Try It" JLS
"Put It Down" Two Eleven[9] Brandy, Chris Brown
"Let Me Go" Brandy
"What You Need" Brandy
"Lotus Intro" Lotus[10] Christina Aguilera, Candice Pillay, Alexander Grant
"Make the World Move" Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green
"Circles" Christina Aguilera
"Shut Up" Christina Aguilera
2011 "Cockiness (Love It)" Talk That Talk[2] Rihanna, Candice Pillay, Shondrae "Mr. Bangladesh" Crawford, Fenty

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  1. ^ Foy, Kenya. "Jordin Sparks Absolutely Slays in Video for "Right Here Right Now"". Cambio. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  2. ^ a b Vena, Jocelyn (28 November 2011). "Rihanna's Cockiness Is Perfect for Her, Producer Says". Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  3. ^ "The M.I.C. Event - June 12 at The Conga". M Music & Musicians. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  4. ^ Pollard, Alexandra (3 August 2015). "Dr. Dre Confirms Third + Final Album is Out This Friday". GigWise. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Dr. Dre's FINAL Album: "Compton - The Soundtrack" Track List Changes". Boom 92 Houston. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Bobby Brackins, Zendaya and Jeremih Fire Up Another Radio Smash With 'My Jam'". Uproxx. 11 February 2015. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  7. ^ Stutz, Colin (9 July 2015). "Jordin Sparks Dances in The Desert for 'Right Here Right Now'". Billboard. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Aston Merrygold Collaborates with Dem Jointz for debut album". Hamada Mania Music. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  9. ^ Widran, Jonathan. "Pop/Urban Star Brandy Talks About Her New Album, Two Eleven, on RCA / Chameleon Records". Singer Universe. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  10. ^ Lambert, Molly (13 November 2012). "Lotus and the Glorious Return of Christina Aguilera". Grantland. Retrieved 6 August 2015.

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