OG Parker

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OG Parker
Parker in 2016
Parker in 2016
Background information
Birth nameJoshua Isaih Parker
Also known asOG Parker
Born (1993-10-27) October 27, 1993 (age 27)
Fayetteville, Georgia, United States
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, United States
GenresHip hop, trap, R&B
Occupation(s)Record producer, songwriter
InstrumentsFL Studio 11, Komplete Kontrol S61, keyboard, piano, saxophone, clarinet, percussion
Years active2013–present
LabelsQuality Control Music
Associated acts

Joshua Isaih "OG" Parker (born October 27, 1993), is an American record producer from Atlanta. He is currently signed to Quality Control Music and has been with the label since 2014. OG Parker has produced for artists including Migos, Chris Brown, Tory Lanez, Fetty Wap, K Camp, YFN Lucci and Kollision.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Parker was born and raised in Fayetteville, Georgia. He has been musically inclined since his childhood. At age 10, he learned how to play piano, saxophone, clarinet and percussion.

He attended Georgia State University from 2012 to 2014 and studied music and graphic arts. While in school he began creating remixes of popular songs and producing beats using FL Studio 11 and Komplete Control s61. In 2015, Parker left Georgia State and decided to pursue music professionally. He joined OG Maco's collective OGG: this is where he received his stage name.[1]

Parker has produced for artists including Chris Brown, Migos,[2] Katy Perry,[3] DJ Carnage, Lil Yachty, and more.[1] In 2016, he produced seven tracks on YFN Lucci's critically acclaimed project Wish Me Well 2.[4]

In 2015, he launched his company, Neutral, which consists of a music production group and a lifestyle brand. Neutral's production group is made up of OG Parker, Goldenchlyd, Melo D, and DregotJuice. The lifestyle brand is run by OG Parker and Rashid Nellons.[5]

Artistry[edit]

With his use of ambient melodies, intricate drum patterns, and heavy bass lines, Parker’s has described his production style as trap and R&B.

Production discography[edit]

Charted singles[edit]

Title Year Peak''chart positions Album
US US
R&B/HH
AUS CAN UK
"Slippery"
(Migos)
2017 29 12 46 Culture
"Pills & Automobiles"
(Chris Brown featuring Yo Gotti, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, and Kodak Black)
46 16 67 Heartbreak on a Full Moon
"B.I.D"
(Tory Lanez)
2018 46 85 Memories Don't Die
"Walk It Talk It"
(Migos featuring Drake)
10 7 55 14 31 Culture II
"Loyal"
(PartyNextDoor featuring Drake)
2019 60 29 82 19 31 Partymobile

Production credits[edit]

Track Year Artist(s) Album Co-Producers
"Restroom Occupied"[6] 2019 Yella Beezy ft Chris Brown Baccend Beezy
"Baguettey"[7] Yella Beezy ft Trapboy Freddy Romano
"Trust"[8] Yella Beezy Smash David
"Run Back" Always Never Where Now (EP) G.Ry, Romano, BRYVN
"Hands Off"[9] Gucci Mane ft Jeremih Delusions of Grandeur
"Natural Disaster"[10] Chris Brown Indigo Romano, Smash David
"Burgundy"[11] Romano
"Indigo"[12] Scott Storch, Romano, Soundz
"Choosin"[13] PnB Rock TrapStar Turnt PopStar Romano, G Ry, 1Mind
"Type a Way"[14] Eric Bellinger ft Chris Brown & OG Parker The Rebirth 2 Romano
"Showin Out"[15] Dreezy Big Dreez Xeryus, Romano
"Love Someone"[16] Dreezy ft Jacquees Romano, Xeryus
"Control"[17] August Alsina ft Ty Dolla Sign Forever and a Day Xeryus, Romano
"Us"[18] August Alsina Romano
"Go"[19] Romano, Pearl Lion
"Bipolar"[20] 2018 Gucci Mane ft Quavo Evil Genius Deko & Smash David
"Cat Piss"[21] Ski Mask the Slump God ft Lil Yachty Stokeley Deko & Romano
"Did for the Streets"[22] Lil Durk Signed to the Streets 3 1Mind, Romano, CVRE
"Perfect Timing"[23] MihTY, Jeremih & Ty Dolla $ign MIH-TY Romano, Keyboard Kid, HItmaka
"FlEXiBle"[24] Tory Lanez ft Lil Baby & Chris Brown Love Me Now? Romano, Smash David
"Still"[25] Kollision Better Than Yesterday
"How Bout That"[26] Quavo Quavo Huncho Romano
"Walk With A Limp"[27] Mozzy ft YFN Lucci Gangland Landlord Dre Got The Juice, Goldenchyld, Budda Beats
"No Validation"[28] Jacquees 4275
"Whatever You Into"[29]
"Mamacita"[30] BlocBoy JB Simi Deko, Romano
"LA Nights"[31] Ne-Yo Good Man G Ry, Romano
"Trouble In The City"[32] merge! Non-album single Deko, Romano
"Street Punk"[33] Hoodrich Pablo Juan ft Lil Yachty Rich Hood G Ry
"Big Tymers"[34] Lil Baby and Marlo 2 The Hard Way
"Waterworld"[35] Carnage ft Migos Battered Bruised & Bloody Carnage
"Walk It Talk It"[36] Migos ft Drake Culture II Deko
"B.I.D."[37] Tory Lanez Memories Don't Die Smash David
"Slippery"[38] 2017 Migos ft Gucci Mane Culture Deko
"Enormous"[39] Gucci Mane ft Ty Dolla Sign Mr. Davis TM88, Rex Kudo
"Liger"[40] Carnage ft Young Thug Young Martha Carnage
"Been Broke Before"[41] YFN Lucci Long Live Nut Romano
"Testimony"[42] YFN Lucci ft Boosie
"Options"[43] Lil Baby Perfect Timing Beezo Beatz
"Paper Ova Here"[44] Quavo Non-album singles
"Intruder"[45] Takeoff
"Pills and Automobiles"[46] Chris Brown ft. Yo Gotti, A Boogie wit da Hoodie & Kodak Black Heartbreak on a Full Moon Smash David, the Martianz
"Sensei"[47] Chris Brown ft. A1 Deko
"1Hunnid"[48] 2016 K Camp ft Fetty Wap Only Way Is Up Deko
"Everytime" YFN Lucci ft Johnny Cinco Wish Me Well 2[49]
"Artificial" YFN Lucci
"Like We Never" Goldenchyld, Dre Got Juice, King Wade
"Who I Do It For" Goldenchyld
"Talk That Shit"

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Migos' "Culture" (Review)". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 2017-12-02.
  3. ^ Katy Perry (Ft. Lil Yachty) – Chained To The Rhythm (BoatMix), retrieved 2017-12-02
  4. ^ "50 Best Hip-Hop Projects of 2016 - XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved 2017-01-28.
  5. ^ "OG Parker Is The Next Wave: Producer Talks Working With Migos, Coach K & More". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  6. ^ Yella Beezy (Ft. Chris Brown) – Restroom Occupied, retrieved 2019-07-23
  7. ^ Yella Beezy (Ft. Trapboy Freddy) – Baguettey, retrieved 2019-07-23
  8. ^ Yella Beezy – Trust, retrieved 2019-07-23
  9. ^ Gucci Mane (Ft. Jeremih) – Hands Off, retrieved 2019-07-23
  10. ^ Chris Brown – Natural Disaster / Aura, retrieved 2019-07-23
  11. ^ Chris Brown (Ft. Juicy J & Juvenile) – Emerald / Burgundy, retrieved 2019-07-23
  12. ^ "Try the TIDAL Web Player". listen.tidal.com. Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  13. ^ PnB Rock – Choosin, retrieved 2019-05-03
  14. ^ Eric Bellinger (Ft. Chris Brown & OG Parker) – Type a Way, retrieved 2019-02-25
  15. ^ Dreezy – Showin' Out, retrieved 2019-02-25
  16. ^ Dreezy (Ft. Jacquees) – Love Someone, retrieved 2019-02-25
  17. ^ August Alsina (Ft. Ty Dolla $ign) – Control, retrieved 2019-02-25
  18. ^ August Alsina – Us, retrieved 2019-02-25
  19. ^ August Alsina – Go, retrieved 2019-02-25
  20. ^ Gucci Mane (Ft. Quavo) – BiPolar, retrieved 2018-12-01
  21. ^ Ski Mask The Slump God (Ft. Lil Yachty) – Cat Piss, retrieved 2018-12-01
  22. ^ Lil Durk – Did for the Streets, retrieved 2018-12-01
  23. ^ MihTy, Jeremih & Ty Dolla $ign – Perfect Timing, retrieved 2018-12-01
  24. ^ Tory Lanez (Ft. Chris Brown & Lil Baby) – FlEXiBle*, retrieved 2018-10-22
  25. ^ https://genius.com/Kollision-still-lyrics
  26. ^ Quavo – HOW BOUT THAT?, retrieved 2018-10-22
  27. ^ Mozzy (Ft. YFN Lucci) – Walk With a Limp, retrieved 2018-10-22
  28. ^ Jacquees – No Validation, retrieved 2018-08-03
  29. ^ Jacquees – Whateva You Into, retrieved 2018-08-03
  30. ^ BlocBoy JB – Mamacita, retrieved 2018-08-03
  31. ^ Ne-Yo – LA NIGHTS, retrieved 2018-08-03
  32. ^ Spinnin' Records (2018-07-06), Merge! - Trouble In The City (feat. Gabe Jones) [Official Lyric Video], retrieved 2018-08-03
  33. ^ Hoodrich Pablo Juan (Ft. Lil Yachty) – Street Punk, retrieved 2018-08-03
  34. ^ Lil Baby & Marlo – Big Tymers, retrieved 2018-08-03
  35. ^ Carnage (Ft. Migos) – Waterworld, retrieved 2018-05-01
  36. ^ "OG Parker x Deko Talk Recent Grammy Nominations with Migos, EDM Album & Taking Over 2018". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  37. ^ Tory Lanez – B.I.D, retrieved 2018-03-13
  38. ^ "ATLANTA UNTRAPPED: OG Parker and Deko talk hip-hop at Level Up Atlanta's Connecting the Dots | Atlanta Creative Loafing". Atlanta Creative Loafing. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  39. ^ Gucci Mane (Ft. Ty Dolla $ign) – Enormous, retrieved 2018-03-13
  40. ^ Young Thug & Carnage – Liger, retrieved 2018-03-13
  41. ^ YFN Lucci – Been Broke Before, retrieved 2018-03-13
  42. ^ YFN Lucci (Ft. Boosie Badazz) – Testimony, retrieved 2018-03-13
  43. ^ Lil Baby – Options, retrieved 2018-03-13
  44. ^ "Hear Migos Rapper Quavo's Boastful New Song 'Paper Over Here'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2017-12-02.
  45. ^ "Migos Have No Plans to Drop Solo Projects - XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved 2017-12-02.
  46. ^ Chris Brown (Ft. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Kodak Black & Yo Gotti) – Pills & Automobiles, retrieved 2017-12-01
  47. ^ Chris Brown (Ft. A1) – Sensei, retrieved 2017-12-01
  48. ^ "K Camp - One Way - Slumlords". LiveMixtapes. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
  49. ^ "YFN Lucci - Wish Me Well 2 - TIG Records". LiveMixtapes. Retrieved 2017-01-29.