Donnie Scantz

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Donnie Scantz
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Background information
Birth name Darnley Scantlebury
Born (1976-02-22) February 22, 1976 (age 41)
The Bahamas
Origin Houston, Texas
Genres Hip hop, pop, R&B, rock
Occupation(s) Musician, producer, songwriter
Instruments Drums, keyboards, guitar
Years active 1999–present

Darnley Scantlebury, known to most as Donnie Scantz, is a music producer, musician and songwriter. He is the founder of State of Emergency, a music and extreme lifestyle allegiance dedicated to producing R&B, Pop, Hip-Hop and Rock. He is co-founder of The DS3 (Entertainment) Group along with entrepreneur PJ Douglas Sands and Caribbean Attorney E. Verona Douglas Sands.

He is a two time Grammy Nominee and has worked with artists such as Aaliyah, Toni Braxton, Usher, Ludacris, J. Holiday, Danity Kane and Chris Brown.

Education[edit]

Scantz graduated from the High School for Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) in Houston, Texas[1] and continued his education at Howard University.[citation needed]

Awards and nominations[edit]

2003

Donnie Scantz won the Dove Award for his work with Out of Eden's This Is Your Life

2004

Donnie Scantz received two Grammy Nominations for Usher's Confessions.

Discography[edit]

1999
2000
  • Soul Food: The Best of R&B
2001
2002
2003
  • WOW Hits 2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cronin, Peter. "Donnie Scantz to the Rescue." SESAC Focus. Summer 2004, Volume VX, No. 2.

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