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Tommy Coster

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Tommy Coster
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Background information
Birth name Thomas Joseph Coster, Jr
Born (1966-06-10) June 10, 1966 (age 50)
Genres Hip hop, jazz, jazz fusion, adult contemporary, world music, Latin, JPop, KPop, RnB, blues
Occupation(s) Music Composer, Film Composer, musician,
Instruments Piano, synthesizer, keyboards, drums, drum machine, sampler
Years active 1977–present
Labels Sony, Interscope, Aftermath
Associated acts Eminem, 50 Cent, Game

Thomas Joseph Coster, Jr. (born June 10, 1966), known as Tommy Coster, is an American keyboardist and composer. He is the son of Santana keyboardist Tom Coster. He has composed music for Interscope, Universal, Aftermath, Shady Records, G-Unit, For Life, Def Jam, AVEX. He has composed songs with such artists as Dr. Dre, Eminem and 50 Cent. In 2000 he co-wrote the single "The Real Slim Shady" with Dr. Dre and Eminem.


In 1999 Tommy worked on various projects, one of which being "The Marshall Mathers LP". From 1999 to 2004, he performed on several records including, "The Marshall Mathers LP", "Get Rich Or Die Tryin", "Devil's Night", "War & Peace Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc)", "The Documentary".

Filmography & Television

Year Title Notes
1998 I Got The Hook Up Composer
2000 Road Dogz Composer
2000 Eastsidaz Composer
2000 A Path Beyond Thought Composer
2001 Dirt Composer
2002 Living The Life Composer
2004 Eminem AKA Composer
2006 Dumber Than Dirt Composer
2006 Klunkerz Composer
2011 Jock of The Bushveld Song writer and Music Supervisor
2011 Seven Days in Utopia Song writer
2011 Yoko Song writer
2011 30 Degrés Couleur Additional score and song writer

2011 to present

In 2011, Coster was involved in the soundtrack for South Africa's first animation movie called "Jock of The Bushveld" which featured the voices of Bryan Adams & Helen Hunt.