Don Cannon

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Don Cannon
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Cannon in 2011
Background information
Birth name Donald Earl Cannon
Also known as DJ Don Cannon
Born (1979-08-02) August 2, 1979 (age 38)[1]
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres Hip hop, R&B
Occupation(s) Disk jockey, record producer, songwriter
Years active 2003–present
Labels
  • Aphilliates
  • Cannon Music
  • B.S.T.
  • Def Jam
  • The Academy
  • Da Cannon
  • EMPIRE
  • Generation Now
Associated acts Lecrae, DJ Drama, Ludacris, Outkast, Young Jeezy, T.I., DJ Drama, Willie the Kid, Young Chris, Lil Uzi Vert
Website www.djdoncannon.com

Donald Earl Cannon (born August 2, 1979), professionally known as Don Cannon, is an American hip hop and R&B record producer and DJ. Cannon has produced for artists including Lil Uzi Vert, 50 Cent, Logic, Jeezy and others.

Career[edit]

In 2013, Cannon was named VIce President of A&R at Def Jam Recordings.[2]

In 2015, Cannon and DJ Drama signed Lil Uzi Vert to their label, Generation Now, a label partnered with Atlantic Records.[3]

Recognition[edit]

In December 2016, Cannon was named one of XXL's 30 best hip hop producers of the year alongside Maaly Raw.[4]

Production discography[edit]

2005

Young JeezyLet's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
  • 06. "Go Crazy" (featuring Jay-Z)

2006

Claudette OrtizCan't Get Enough
  • 01. "Can't Get Enough" (featuring Mase)
Young JeezyThe Inspiration
  • 14. "Mr 17.5"
Lil' ScrappyBred 2 Die Born 2 Live

2007

FabolousFrom Nothin' to Somethin'
  • 13. "Joke's On You" (featuring Pusha-T)
50 CentCurtis
  • 03. "Man Down" (co-produced by Detroit Red)
CassidyThe Best of the Hustla
  • 02. "It Is What It Is"
FreewayFree at Last
DJ DramaGangsta Grillz: The Album

2008

G-UnitT.O.S.: Terminate on Sight
  • 12. "Let It Go" (featuring Mavado)
Young JeezyThe Recession
  • 10. "Circulate"
LudacrisTheater of the Mind
Freeway
  • "Rap Spitters"
  • "There You Go"
  • "Bank Rollz"

2009

Busta RhymesBack on My B.S.
  • 00. "Light Up a Fire"
Greg StreetCertified Worldwide
50 CentBefore I Self Destruct
  • 07. "Don't Mess with 50"
Asher RothAsleep in the Bread Aisle
  • 04. "La Di Da"
The Cool KidsGone Fishing
  • 03. "Champions"
  • 07. "Step Back"
  • 08. "Jump Rope" (featuring Tennille)
  • 15. "Broadcasting Live"
  • 16. "Takin' a Break"
  • 19. "Summer Vacation"
  • 21. "Knocked Down"
Young ChrisThe Network
FreewayThe Beat Made Me Do It
Jim JonesRisky Business
  • 02. "Point of View"
  • 03. "BK Brawl"
  • 06. "Hear Me Out"
  • 10. "Mobbin All Day"
The Cool KidsMerry Christmas
  • 01. "BBQ Wings" (featuring Boldy James)
  • 03. "Free Throws"

2010

Curren$ySmokee Robinson
Young JeezyTrap or Die 2
  • 12. "D Boyz"
Big SeanFinally Famous Vol. 3: Big
  • 01. "Final Hour"
  • 06. "High Rise"
Macy GrayThe Sellout
  • 11. "On and On"
Cj Hilton – "We Can Get It In"
Sheek Louch – "Donnie G"
  • 04. "Out of the Ghetto"
Lil Scrappy – "Ya Dig"
Shareefa
  • "Home Wrecker"
  • "I Need You"
GhostWridah – In Love with My Future
  • 03. "Crazy"
  • 04. "Red Bottoms"

2011

The Game
  • "All Doggs Go to Heaven" (Non-album track)
  • "All the Way Gone" ft. Mario & Wale (The R.E.D. Album)
Gilbere ForteEyes of Veritas
  • "Born in '87"

2012

Rick RossSelf Made Vol. 2
  • "This Thing of Ours" ft. Nas and Wale & Omarion
EstelleAll of Me
Big SeanDetroit
2 ChainzBased on a T.R.U. Story
  • "I Feel Good"
LecraeChurch Clothes
ChipLondon Boy
  • "Let It Breathe"

2013

Pusha TMy Name Is My Name
  • "Numbers on the Boards"
Logic
  • "Nasty"

2014

Jeezy – Seen It All: The Autobiography
  • "Holy Ghost" (produced with Frank Dukes and Lyle LeDuff)

2015

Dave East – Hate Me Now
  • "Nino"
Lil Uzi VertLuv Is Rage
  • "Top"

2016

Lil Uzi Vert – Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World
  • "Grab the Wheel"
  • "Money Longer" (produced with Maaly Raw)
  • "P's & Q's"
  • "Team Rocket" (produced with Lyle LeDuff)
Lil Uzi Vert – The Perfect Luv Tape
  • "Do What I Want" (produced with Maaly Raw)
  • "You're Lost" (produced with Slade Da Monsta)
  • "Erase Your Social" (produced with Lyle LeDuff)
  • "Seven Million" (produced with Nard & B and XL Eagle)

2017

Lil Uzi VertLuv Is Rage 2
Playboi CartiDie Lit
  • "No Time" (feat. Gunna)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Don Cannon". Hot New Hip Hop. Retrieved 27 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "Don Cannon Named Def Jam VP of A&R". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-12-27. 
  3. ^ "DJ Drama and Don Cannon Break Down the Rise of Lil Uzi Vert". PigeonsandPlanes. Retrieved 2017-12-27. 
  4. ^ "30 Best Hip-Hop Producers of the Year – XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved 2017-12-27. 

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