Tommy Brown (record producer)
|Also known as||TBHITS|
May 1, 1986 |
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Thomas Lee "Tommy" Brown (born May 1, 1986), also known as TB or TB Hits, is an American record producer and songwriter. He learned from production greats Roy Hamilton and Rodney Jerkins of Darkchild, while working alongside them. Brown has produced for several prominent artists, such as Wyclef Jean, Jennifer Lopez, Shontelle, Ray J, Ludacris, Black Eyed Peas and many more while signed under the Darkchild production team, from 2008 to 2012. In 2011, Brown was working on projects with Travis Porter, Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, and Trey Songz, among others.
Producing and songwriting
Before working in music, Brown worked at Sears in Atlanta, Georgia. Every night, he would hand out around 50 CDs with his songs on them and snippets of The Notorious B.I.G's "Ten Crack Commandments" over the tracks. He was finally contacted by Gorilla Zoe who invited Brown to work in the studio with him.
Originally, starting in 2008, Brown worked with production group Darkchild in his early career. During this time, he worked with artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Wyclef Jean. He has also worked with The Black Eyed Peas, most notably their song"Just Can't Get Enough".
In 2012, Brown became independent with publishing through Sony/ATV Music Publishing. He lives in Los Angeles, producing tracks for established stars and new acts like Meek Mill, Travis Scott, Cee Lo Green, Nas, T.I., Ariana Grande, John Legend, Teyana Taylor, Cyhi the Prynce, Victoria Monet, Mario, Chrisette Michele, Kelly Rowland, and 2 Chainz.
|2012||"Sin City"||GOOD Music||Cruel Summer|
|"Introduction"||T.I.||Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head|
|"Live On Tonight" (featuring Victoria Monet)|
|2013||"36"||2 Chainz||B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time|
|"Malice In Wonderland"||Victoria Monet|
|"Déjà Vu"||Coco Jones||Made Of|
|"Honeymoon Avenue"||Ariana Grande||Yours Truly|
|"Visual Love"||Chrisette Michele||Better|
|"You Wouldn't Understand" (featuring Victoria Monet)||Nas||Life Is Good|
|"Animal"||Travi$ Scott, B.o.B & T.I.||G.D.O.D. (Get Dough or Die)|
|2014||"Would You Wait"||Victoria Monet|
|"Intro"||Ariana Grande||My Everything|
|"Ya Digg"||Shad da God, Travi$ Scott, Spodee, T.I.||G.D.O.D. II|
|"New National Anthem" (featuring Skylar Grey)||T.I.||Paperwork|
|"Drunk Texting" (featuring Jhené Aiko)||Chris Brown||X|
|2015||"Everlasting Love"||Fifth Harmony||Reflection|
|"A Little More" (featuring Victoria Monet)||Machine Gun Kelly||General Admission|
|"Intro"||Ariana Grande||Christmas & Chill|
|"Wit It This Christmas"|
|"Not Just on Christmas"|
|2016||"Yo te amo a ti" / "I Want You" (as Thomas Brown)||Martina Stoessel||Tini|
|"Moonlight"||Ariana Grande||Dangerous Woman|
|"Let Me Love You" (featuring Lil Wayne)|
|"Leave Me Lonely" (featuring Macy Gray)|
|"I Don't Care"|
|"Knew Better / Forever Boy"|
|"Step On Up"|
- Shontelle - No Gravity (CD, Album) at Discogs
- Channel Dynamic (January 29, 2014). "Tommy Brown Talks Early Grind and First Placement". Youtube.
- Channel Dynamic (January 29, 2014). "Tommy Brown Details Working With CeeLo Green". Youtube.
- "Naya Rivera works with Tommy Brown for debut album". Hamada Mania.
- Brown, Tommy. "Yooo @NayaRivera we just smashed this record!!". Twitter.