popular songwriters

Jermaine Dupri has enjoyed a lengthy career in music as a producer, executive, artist, and songwriter. Today, the Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its 2018 class of inductees and the Atlanta native becomes just the second Hip-Hop act to join the elite group of honorees.

Just in case you hadn’t noticed, the music game goes only as far as the artists involved take it. It evolves accordingly, not because corporations and labels dictate where it should go, but because generational voices drive it where it needs to be.

Meet Makeba Riddick, a hit songwriter and vocal producer to the top acts in music. Riddick has worked with Beyonce, Rihanna, Mariah Carey, and Mary J. Blige to name a few. The “Déjà vu” writer dishes on her humble Baltimore beginnings, the hustle and the moxy that have taken her to the top of the […]