GoodWill & MGI

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GoodWill & MGI
OriginLos Angeles, United States & Lahti, Finland
GenresPop, hip hop, R&B
Occupation(s)Record producers, songwriters, executives
Years active2006–present
LabelsPerfection Shows MP&M LLC, M-Eazy Music, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing, HMC
MembersWilliam "GoodWill" Rappaport
Henri "MGI" Lanz

GoodWill & MGI are an American/Finnish production and songwriting duo consisting of William "GoodWill" Rappaport and Henri "MGI" Lanz. Formed in 2006, GoodWill & MGI have since been producing and writing with numerous major label artists and writers in the US, Europe, and Asia, including Pitbull, Akon, Justin Bieber, Inna, Kylie Minogue, Super Junior, EXO, 50 Cent, and Twista. Additionally, since 2011 they have been developing and breaking artists independently, including Radical Something.

In December 2013, they also inked their first joint venture label deal with Universal Scandinavia, which includes gold and platinum Scandinavian artists Nikke Ankara and Evelina among others.

Selected discography[edit]

Year Artist Songs Details
2014 Viceroy "The Life" feat. Penguin Prison Producer ***Song peaked at #1 on Hype Machine popular chart
Kylie Minogue "Les Sex" Producer (Kiss Me Once, Warner Bros./Parlophone) *** Album peaked at #1 in Australia, #2 in the UK, and #3 on US Billboard Dance Albums Chart
2013 EXO "Heart Attack" Producer/co-writer (XOXO, S.M. Entertainment) ***Over 1 Million Albums sold, Certified 10× Platinum in Korea, Album peaked at #1 Billboard World Albums Chart, #1 Korean Gaon Album Chart, #1 Korean Hanteo Album Chart, #9 Japanese Oricon Album Chart
Radical Something 'Ride It Out' Album All songs produced/co-written ***Album Peaked at #9 Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart, #3 US iTunes Alternative Albums Chart
Spica "Tonight" (single) co-writer (Lonely, B2M Entertainment) *** #8 Billboard K-Pop Hot 100 chart
Mia Martina "La La" (single) Producer/co-writer (TBA, CP Records) *** #45 Billboard Dance Chart, #68 Canada Hot 100
Danny Fernandes Fly Again (Broken Wings) (single), Come Back Down (single) Producer/co-writer (Breathe Again, CP Records) *** Come Back Down peaked at #42 on Canada Hot 100
2012 Inna Crazy Sexy Wild (Single) Co-writer (Party Never Ends, Roton Records) ***Song peaked at #5 Romanian Hot 100, #49 Japan Hot 100, Album peaked at #3 Japanese Top 200 Albums Chart, #28 Mexican Top 100 Albums Chart
Radical Something You Feel Amazing, Say Yes, Acid Rain, Valentine, Vibe to This, Waterfalls All songs produced/co-written
(No Sweat EP) ***EP Peaked at #11 Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart, #33 US Billboard Independent Albums Chart, #6 US ITunes Albums Chart, #3 US ITunes Alternative Albums Chart
Justin Bieber Latin Girl Co-producer (Unreleased, Island/Def Jam)
Sean Kingston Wake The Neighbors, Go Producer/co-writer (Unreleased, Epic Records)
Cross Gene One Way Love Producer/co-writer (Timeless: Future, Universal Music Korea/Amuse Korea)
2011 Wisin & Yandel feat. Sean Kingston Fever Producer/co-writer (Los Vaqueros: El Regreso, WY/Universal Republic Records) ***Album Certified Gold in Mexico, Song performed on USA Latin Grammy Awards
Akon, DJ Felli Fel, Pitbull & Jermaine Dupri Boomerang Co-writer (So So Def/IDJMG)
Super Junior Be My Girl Producer/co-writer (Mr. Simple, SM Entertainment) ***Album has sold over 550,000 copies
French Montana feat. Jadakiss, Three 6 Mafia, P-Dub Self-Made Man Co-producer/co-writer (Island/Def Jam Recordings)
Day26 We Own The Night Co-writer (Unreleased, Atlantic Records)
The Stunners LOUDer (single) Co-producer/co-writer (Unreleased, Universal Republic Records)
2010 Pretty Ricky Cookie Cutter (1st single) Producer/co-writer (Bluestars 2)
Trina feat. P-Dub Gucci Shoe Shoppin' Producer/co-writer (Amazin', SNS/EMI) ***100,000+ Albums sold, Album peaked #13 Billboard 200, #1 Billboard Independent Albums Chart, #2 Billboard Rap Albums Chart
2009 Twista feat. Akon On Top (2nd single) Producer/Co-writer (Category F5, EMI/GMG)
Ace Hood feat. P-Dub Trigga Finger Co-writer (We The Best Music Group/Def Jam Recordings)
J.R. Writer feat. P-Dub Jesse James Producer/co-writer (Cinecrack, Babygrande Records)
2008 50 Cent I'm On It Like That Producer (Elephant in the Sand, G-Unit/Interscope Records)
The D.E.Y. Bendecida Mi Nacion Co-producer (The D.E.Y. Has Come LP, EPIC)
Hell Rell Realest Nigga Doin' It, Push 'em Back Producer (Black Mask, Black Gloves, Babygrande Records)
40 Cal. Go, We Go Hard, Young Skeme, Realer Producer (Mooga, The Yellow Tape, Trigger Happy 2, Caroline Distribution)
2007 DukeDaGod The Corner Co-producer (More Than Music Vol. 2, Koch Records)
J.R. Writer Live from the Kitchen, Critically Acclaimed, Ima Hustla, I Gotta Make It Co-producer (DukeDaGod Presents JR Writer: Writer's Block Pt. 4, Asylum Records)
Ghostface Killah When Death Comes Producer (White Label)