Ed Pryor

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Ed Pryor
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Background information
BornSeptember 1989
OriginWinchester, Tennessee, United States
Genres
Occupation(s)
Instrumentssampler, synthesizer, piano, percussion
Years active2007-present
Associated actsColt Ford, Montgomery Gentry, Sister Hazel, Yonas, Todd O'Neill, Frayser Boy, Lil Wyte, Lizzie Sider, Three 6 Mafia, Redneck Souljers, JellyRoll
Websiteedpryor.com.

Ed Pryor (born September 7, 1989), is an American record producer[1] and music video director.[2] At an early age he experimented with a growing interest in music production and videography - influenced by his father, whom had worked as a DJ. Raised in Winchester, Tennessee, Pryor graduated from Middle Tennessee State University before moving to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a career in the music industry.[3]

Career[edit]

Music videos[edit]

Pryor's work has been featured on television channels such as CMT, Fox Sports 1, CMT Music, GAC, and AXS TV. His work with artists' Colt Ford, Sister Hazel, Todd O'Neill and Sarah Ross has resulted in several appearances on the CMT Music 12-Pack Countdown.[4]

In addition, his work has been featured in many publications. These include: Billboard Magazine,[5] Rolling Stone,[6] Fox News,[7] CMT (U.S. TV channel),[8] SIRIUS XM Radio,[9] WorldStarHipHop,[10] Affliction Clothing,[11] The Source Magazine,[12] The Tennessean,[13] Taste of Country,[14] Nashville Scene,[15] DJ Booth,[16] 2DOPEBOYZ,[17] and more.

Music production[edit]

Pryor's production is featured on many albums spanning several genres - rap album's such as Lil Wyte and JellyRoll's (2013) No Filter,[18] to Average Joes Entertainment's country compilation series (2014) Mud Digger 5,[19] to electronic inspired hip-hop on Chancellor Warhol's (2014) Paris is Burning and more. Many of these albums have appeared in the Billboard 200 and various other charts.[20]

Pryor is also frequent collaborator with the country rap duo Redneck Souljers and has produced both of their albums in entirety. The most recent, (2015) Firewater, debuted at #8 on Billboard's Heatseeker's Chart, #19 on Billboard's Rap Albums Chart, #37 on Billboard's Independent Chart, and #42 on Billboard's Top Country Albums Chart.[21]

Videos directed[edit]

Year Video Artist
2018 "Enemy"[22] Muscadine Bloodline
"Get Down South"[23] Montgomery Gentry
"You Won't See Me Again"[5] Sister Hazel
"All Rise"[24] Yonas (hip hop artist)
2017 "Dynamite" (ft. Waterloo Revival)[25] Colt Ford
"Reload" (ft. Taylor Ray Holbrook)[7] Colt Ford
"Silent Night" Lizzie Sider
"Love Again"[26] Todd O'Neill
"I'd Die For You" Robert Stowell
"The Feel Good"[27] Rioville
"Back To You" (ft. Stevie Stone) Bingx
2016 "4 Lane Gone"[28] Colt Ford
"That Kind of Beautiful"[29] Sister Hazel
"Ain't Gonna Hurt You"[30] Redneck Souljers
"Day Away" Bingx
"Summertime Buzz" Brandon Holland
2015 "Calm Before the Storm" Sarah Ross
"Whiskey Dreaming" Morgan Myles
"Backwoods Badass" Outlaw
2014 "City Life"[31] Justin Forrest
"I Don't Know"[10] Frayser Boy

Production discography[edit]

2011

Carlisle P. - Cloud Nine
  • 01. The Tracklist
  • 02. King (feat. Carlise P.)
  • 03. Cloud Nine
  • 04. Malcolm X
  • 05. Mel Gibson
  • 06. Make Believe
  • 07. However It Comes
  • 08. The World
  • 09. Not My Home
  • 10. Shadows
  • 11. Out of Place
  • 12. Goodbye
JellyRoll - Gamblin on White Boy 4
  • 16. Criminal Minded

2012

Vibes - Summer Wars
  • 01. Begin the Sky
  • 02. Are You Ready
  • 03. Night Life
  • 04. The Fall (Ellie. Rinkenbaugh)
  • 05. All Ain't Me
  • 06. Don't Make me Choose
  • 07. Breathing Underwater (feat. Leonardo Aguilera)
  • 08. God's Hands 09. New World Order (Carlise P.)
  • 10. Daylight
  • 11. Everything Ends
  • 12. Thank You For That
JellyRoll - Therapeutic Music 2
  • 08. I Need Your Love
  • 14. More than Life

2013

Lil Wyte & JellyRoll - No Filter
  • 02. We're Back
  • 16. Move Mountains (feat. Robin Raynelle)
Blackcatfish - Ocean View
  • 04. Why Wouldn't He Want To Be Me
ThatGuySoda - The Upcoming
  • 11. The Upcoming

2014

Average Joes Entertainment's Mud Digger 5
Chancellor Warhol - Paris is Burning

2015

Redneck Souljers - Firewater
  • 01. Run For Cover
  • 02. Firewater (feat. Outlaw)
  • 03. Hands Up
  • 04. Bounce
  • 05. Ain't Gonna Hurt You
  • 06. Country Boes
  • 07. City Life (feat. Bubba Sparxxx)
  • 08. Who Said
  • 09. Dog Days

2018

Redneck Souljers - The River
  • 01. Faith
  • 02. Ocean
  • 03. Grave
  • 04. Run
  • 05. River
  • 06. Wild (feat. Outlaw)
  • 07. R.I.T.C.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ed Pryor | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  2. ^ "Ed Pryor | IMVDb". IMVDb. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  3. ^ "About". edpryor.com. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  4. ^ "CMT Music - Timeline | Facebook". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  5. ^ a b "Sister Hazel Delivers Hopeful Message About Addiction With 'You Won't See Me Again' Video: Premiere". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  6. ^ "Watch Sarah Ross's Rainy 'Calm Before the Storm' Video". Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  7. ^ a b "EXCLUSIVE: Colt Ford debuts 'Reload' music video starring UFC's Rashad Evans". Fox News. 2017-03-28. Retrieved 2017-04-04.
  8. ^ "Video Premiere: Sister Hazel's "That Kind of Beautiful"". Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  9. ^ "SiriusXM The Highway - Timeline | Facebook". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  10. ^ a b "FrayserBoy - I Don't Know [Phixieous Entertainment]". WORLDSTARHIPHOP. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  11. ^ "Colt Ford debuts 'Reload' with UFC's Rashad Evans". Affliction Clothing. Retrieved 2017-04-04.
  12. ^ Wall-Doe (2013-08-15). "Source Exclusive: Lil Wyte and JellyRoll Speak On Their Latest Release 'No Filter' Juicy J And Much More". The Source. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  13. ^ "Mt. Juliet Road to close early Sunday for music video". Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  14. ^ "The Lacs Hit the Road for 'Back to Georgia' Video". Taste of Country. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  15. ^ "Numbah 4,080: Chancellor Warhol's Paris Is Burning, BLKSUNCHILD's Hii on the Lows EP". Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  16. ^ "Rio - So You Say | Hip Hop Songs - DJBooth". DJBooth.net. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  17. ^ "Curren$y Performs Live In Tennessee (Video)". 2DOPEBOYZ. 2013-01-22. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  18. ^ "No Filter - Lil Wyte, Jelly Roll | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  19. ^ "Mud Digger, Vol. 5 - Various Artists | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  20. ^ "Mud Digger, Vol. 5 - Various Artists | Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  21. ^ "Redneck Souljers - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  22. ^ Freeman, Jon; Freeman, Jon (2018-12-28). "See Muscadine Bloodline's Haunting 'Enemy' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  23. ^ "Montgomery Gentry Show Us How to 'Get Down South' in New Video". Taste of Country. Retrieved 2018-06-08.
  24. ^ "YONAS – "All Rise" (Video)". 2DOPEBOYZ. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  25. ^ "A country rapper turns on the sophisticated swagger in this surprising new music video". Country Music News, Artists, Songs, and Videos | Rare Country. 2017-12-28. Retrieved 2018-01-23.
  26. ^ "TODD O'NEILL BRINGS "LOVE AGAIN" TO FANS & COUNTRY RADIO - Big Machine Label Group". Big Machine Label Group. 2017-04-14. Retrieved 2017-06-28.
  27. ^ "Watch: "The Feel Good" by Rio Ville". liquidloungeradio.com. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  28. ^ Colt Ford | 4 Lane Gone | Music Video | CMT, retrieved 2016-11-06
  29. ^ Sister Hazel | That Kind of Beautiful | Music Video | CMT, retrieved 2016-11-06
  30. ^ "Redneck Souljers "Ain't Gonna Hurt You" | | Hick Hop Music". hickhopmusic.com. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  31. ^ "[VIDEO] Justin Forrest- City Life (dir. Ed Pryor) | 2 L's On A Cloud". www.2lsonacloud.com. Retrieved 2016-11-06.