Music Birthday: DJ Toomp

🔊🎉Today, January 1, 1969, DJ Toomp was born Aldrin Davis, in Atlanta, Georgia. DJ Troomp, alongside Kanye West & Mike Dean, produced ‘Good Life’ for Kanye West’s “Graduation.” Song samples Kanye’s ‘School Spirit,’ Michael Jackson’s ‘P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing),’ 50 Cent’s ‘In Da Club,’ and The Last Poets’ ‘The Shalimar.’ On the US Hot 100, ‘Good Life’ peaked at no. 7, and spent 21 weeks on chart. 

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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