Lab Ox

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Lab Ox
Birth name Darren Billy, Jr.
Origin New Orleans, Louisiana
Genres Hip-hop, R&B, pop, rock, R&B, urban
Occupation(s) Record producer, songwriter, vocal producer
Instruments FL Studio, Cubase
Years active 2006-present
Labels EMI Music Publishing
Roc Nation
Website rocnation.com/labox

Darren Billy, Jr., professionally known as Lab Ox, is an American hip-hop, R&B, rock, R&B, urban and pop producer from Houston, Texas.[1] He has produced and written songs for artists and groups including Willow Smith, Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, G-Unit, Drake, and Yolanda Adams. He is currently signed to Jay-Z's record label Roc Nation.[2]

Early career[edit]

Lab Ox got his start in the record business with 50 Cent as a producer on former G-Unit and now G-Note Records artist Hot Rod's demo project.[3] On August 17, 2007, he produced a diss record which 50 Cent released, aimed at Lil Wayne, entitled Part Time Lover.[4] The record would later be featured on the mix-tape Sabrina's Baby Boy, the last in the "G-Unit Radio" mix-tape kil kil[5]

He works alongside his long-time production partner J Angel.[6]

Production and songwriting credits[edit]

2007 - present[edit]

Date Artist Song Album Label Role
2012 Willow Smith "Fireball" (featuring Nicki Minaj) Knees and Elbows StarRoc/Roc Nation Songwriter,[7]
2011 Yolanda Adams "Just When" Becoming N House Music Group Producer[8]
Yolanda Adams "Not Giving Up" Becoming N House Music Group Producer [9]
2010 Lloyd Banks "Kill It" (feat. Governor) The Hunger for More 2 G-Unit Records/EMI Producer[10]
2009 50 Cent "Then Days Went By" Before I Self Destruct Interscope Records Producer[11]
50 Cent "Rider 4 Real" feat. Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand Swordfish Studios/THQ Producer
50 Cent "Bout Dat" feat. Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand Swordfish Studios/THQ Producer
50 Cent "Watch Yo Back" 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand Swordfish Studios/THQ Producer
50 Cent "Puppy Love" 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand Swordfish Studios/THQ Producer
50 Cent "Don't Front" 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand Swordfish Studios/THQ Producer
50 Cent "50 Cent Freestyle" 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand Swordfish Studios/THQ Producer
50 Cent "Last Chance" 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand Swordfish Studios/THQ Producer
50 Cent "Southside Nigga" feat. Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand Swordfish Studios/THQ Producer
50 Cent "I Got Hoes" 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand Swordfish Studios/THQ Producer
50 Cent "Part Time Lover" Sabrina's Baby Boy (G-Unit Radio Pt. 25) G-Unit Records Producer
2007 Drake "When We Come Around" (feat. Nickelus F No album Independent Producer[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] HipHopGame.com, Accessed July 15, 2012
  2. ^ RocNation.com/LabOx RocNation.com, Accessed on November 21, 2010
  3. ^ Next In Line : Lab Ox 24HourHipHop, Accessed on November 20, 2010
  4. ^ 50 Cent Disses Lil Wayne HipHopDX Accessed on November 20, 2010.
  5. ^ G-Unit|AllMusic AllMusic, Accessed on November 20, 2010
  6. ^ [2] RocNation.com, Accessed on July 15, 2012
  7. ^ [3] RocNation.com, Accessed on July 15, 2012
  8. ^ [4] Ascap.com, Accessed on June 15, 2012
  9. ^ [5] Ascap.com, Accessed on June 15, 2012
  10. ^ [6] Ascap.com, Accessed on June 15, 2012
  11. ^ 50 Cent - Before I Self Destruct (CD, Album) at Discogs Discogs.com, Accessed on November 24, 2010
  12. ^ DrakexNickelusF - When We Come Around (Prod. by Lab Ox) YouHeardThatNew.com, Accessed on November 24, 2010

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