Music Birthday: Needlz

🔊🥳Today, April 19, 1978, Needlz was born Khari Cain in Lansing, Michigan. Needlz produced Nicole Bus several songs on Nicole Bus’s debut studio album “Kairos,” including the sensual ‘You’ single—track 6 on the album. The song peaked at no. 12 on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart, and on YouTube, has more than 3M views. Needlz handled the production of these other “Kairos” tracks: 1 (co-produced with TL Cross), 3, 4, 5, (6), 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, and the two remixes of ‘You’ (2 versions featuring Rick Ross, and Ghostface Killah). TL Cross, producer of Bus’s ‘Stand Next to Me’ & ‘Friend Indeed,’ co-produced ‘Mr. Big Shot’ with Needlz.

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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