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Carvin and Ivan

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Years active  1998–present
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Also known as  Orthodox & Ransum, Karma, Karma Productions
Occupation(s)  Producing songwriting mixing recording engineer
Instruments  Drum machine keyboards synthesizers sequencer Logic Pro
Members  Ivan Barias Carvin Haggins
Origin  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Genres  Contemporary R&B, Hip hop music, Soul music, Pop music
Associated acts  Musiq Soulchild, Jill Scott, Jazmine Sullivan, Skillz, Freeway, Syleena Johnson
Similar  Ivan Barias, Musiq Soulchild, Jill Scott, BriaMarie, Jazmine Sullivan
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Carvin & Ivan are a production duo from Philadelphia consisting of producer and songwriters Ivan "Orthodox" Barias and Carvin "Ransum" Haggins. Initially starting out as solo hip hop artists, Haggins and Barias moved into production and songwriting. They have written and produced songs for Jazmine Sullivan, Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild, Justin Timberlake, Mario, Chris Brown, Ledisi, Raheem DeVaughn, Keyshia Cole, Jaheim, Estelle, Floetry, Skillz, Ace Hood, Rick Ross and others.

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They are notable for introducing Musiq Soulchild to the world and giving him his staple sound. They are responsible for writing and producing the vast majority of Musiq's more popular charted singles such as "Just Friends (Sunny)", "Halfcrazy", "Dontchange", "B.U.D.D.Y.", "Teachme" and others.

Ivan currently serves on the board of governors and is the president of the Philadelphia Chapter of The Recording Academy. On February 1, 2011, Carvin & Ivan became creative ambassadors for the city of Philadelphia as a part of Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation's Philly 360°.

In 2011, Ivan was selected as an ambassador of the Philadelphia 76ers community program La Liga del Barrio.

Early years

Carvin & Ivan met in the mid 90's at A Touch Of Jazz, a recording studio in Philadelphia owned by DJ Jazzy Jeff.

2000

Musiq Soulchild - Aijuswanaseing

  • "Girl Next Door" (produced by Carvin Haggins with Andre Harris)
  • "Love" (produced by Carvin Haggins with Andre Harris)
  • "You And Me" (produced by Carvin Haggins with Andre Harris)
  • "Just Friends (Sunny)"
  • "143" (produced by Carvin Haggins with Keith Pelzer)
  • "Seventeen" (produced by Carvin Haggins with Andre Harris)
  • "Poparatzi"
  • Jill Scott - Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1

  • "Honey Molasses"
  • 2001

    Jill Scott - Experience: Jill Scott 826+

  • "High Post Brotha" (featuring Common)
  • "Gimme"
  • Angie Stone - Mahogany Soul

  • "The Ingredients Of Love" (featuring Musiq Soulchild)
  • Lina - Stranger on Earth

  • "Bye Bye Baby" (produced by Ivan "Orthodox" Barias)
  • 2002

    Musiq Soulchild - Juslisen

  • "Newness"
  • "Caughtup"
  • "Stopplayin"
  • "Halfcrazy"
  • "Time"
  • "Solong"
  • "Bestfriend"
  • "Dontchange"
  • "Something"
  • "Ifiwouldaknew"
  • Justin Timberlake - Justified

  • "Worthy Of"
  • Dawn Robinson - Dawn

  • "Party, Party"
  • "Get Up Again"
  • Floetry - Floetic

  • "Headache"
  • "Opera"
  • Syleena Johnson - "Chapter 2: The Voice"

  • "Dear You"
  • "I'm Gon Cry"
  • "No Words"
  • "So Willingly"
  • 2003

    Musiq Soulchild - Soulstar

  • "Youloveme"
  • "Womanopoly"
  • "Forthenight"
  • "Infatueighties"
  • "Whoknows"
  • "Babymother"
  • "Missyou"
  • "Thereason"
  • "Romancipation"
  • "Givemorelove"
  • Joe - And Then...

  • "Ride Wit U (featuring G-Unit)
  • "Another Used To Be"
  • "Testify"
  • 2004

    Jill Scott - Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2

  • "Bedda At Home"
  • "Family Reunion"
  • Mario - Turning Point

  • "Like Me Real Hard"
  • Planet Asia - The Grand Opening

  • "Pure Coke" (featuring Martin Luther)
  • Skillz - Okayplayer - True Notes Vol. 1

  • "Take It Back"
  • Toshinobu Kubota - Time to Share

  • "Breaking Through"
  • "Hope You'll Be Well"
  • 2005

    Faith Evans - The First Lady

  • "Again"
  • "I Don't Need It"
  • "Stop'n'Go"
  • "Jealous"
  • "Get Over You"
  • "Until You Came"
  • Chris Brown - Chris Brown's Journey

  • "So Glad"
  • Brian McKnight - Gemini

  • "She"
  • 2006

    2pac- Pac's Life

  • "Playa Cardz Right (Female)" (Feat: Keyshia Cole)
  • "Scared Straight"
  • Heather Headley - In My Mind

  • "Losing you"
  • Keshia Chanté - 2U (album)

  • "Kiss"
  • 2007

    Musiq Soulchild - Luvanmusiq

  • "Teachme" (Grammy Nominated Song: R&B Song of The Year 2008)
  • "Rewind"
  • 2pac- Best of 2Pac Part 2: Life

  • "Dopefiend's Diner" (Previously Unreleased)
  • Freeway - Free at Last

  • "This Can't Be Real" (Feat: Marsha Ambrosius)
  • 2008

    Raheem DeVaughn - Love Behind the Melody

  • "Customer" (Grammy Nominated Song: R&B Song Of The Year 2009)
  • Jazmine Sullivan - Fearless

  • "Foolish Heart"
  • Keyshia Cole - A Different Me

  • "Playa Cardz Right" (featuring 2Pac)
  • Skillz- The Million Dollar Backpack

  • "Don't Act Like You Don't Know" (featuring Freeway)
  • 2009

    Musiq Soulchild - OnMyRadio

  • "ifyouleave" (featuring Mary J. Blige)
  • "deserveumore"
  • "special"
  • "someone"
  • Ledisi - Turn Me Loose

  • "Alone"
  • "I Need Love"
  • Ace Hood - Ruthless

  • "Champion" (featuring Jazmine Sullivan and Rick Ross)
  • Ameriie - In Love & War

  • "The Flowers"
  • 2010

    Jaheim - Another Round

  • "Finding My Way Back"
  • Faith Evans - Something About Faith

  • "Gone Already"
  • Skillz - The World Needs More Skillz

  • "Celebrate Life"
  • "Wants and Needs" (feat. Bilal)
  • Leela James - My Soul

  • "If It's Wrong"
  • "It's Over"
  • 2011

    Ledisi - Pieces Of Me

  • "I Gotta Get To You"
  • Jill Scott - The Original Jill Scott from the Vault, Vol. 1

  • "I Don't Know (Gotta Have You)"
  • 2012

    Estelle - All of Me

  • "The Life"
  • SWV - I Missed Us

  • "Love Unconditionally"
  • Kenny Lattimore - Back To Cool

  • "Find A Way"
  • Alex Boyd - Commit Me

  • "Wish I Knew"
  • Tamia - Beautiful Surprise

  • "Still Love You"
  • Curt Chambers - One Way Ticket (entire album produced by Ivan Barias & Curt Chambers)

  • One Way Ticket
  • Hollywood
  • Grass Is Greener
  • Keep Calling (featuring Gilbere Forte)
  • Out Of Body Prelude
  • Out Of Body
  • Out Of Body Outro
  • Loaded Gun
  • Loaded Gun Outro
  • Desert Dry
  • Desert Dry Outro
  • Digging For Gold
  • New America Prelude
  • New America
  • Incredible Redux
  • Q. Parker - The MANual

  • "Belongs to You"
  • "Completely"
  • 2013

    Chrisette Michelle - Better

  • "Let Me Win"
  • "Love Won't Leave Me Out"
  • Raheem DeVaughn - A Place Called Loveland

  • "Interlude - Album Intro"
  • "Love Connection"
  • "Wrong Forever"
  • "Complicated"
  • TGT - 3 Kings

  • "Burn Out" (produced by Carvin Haggins and Ivan Barias with Javad Day)
  • Glenn Lewis - Moment of Truth

  • "Random Thoughts"
  • "Up & Down"
  • "Searching For That One"
  • "Closer" (co-produced by Stan Drinks)
  • "I Wanna Go Deep"
  • 2014

    Ledisi - The Truth

  • "88 Boxes"
  • 2015

    Kenny Lattimore - Anatomy of a Love Song

  • "Find a Way"
  • "You Have My Heart"
  • "What Must I Do"
  • 2017

    Bell Biv DeVoe - Three Stripes

  • "One More Try" (featuring Boyz II Men)
  • Ascap Awards

    ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

  • 2002 R&B Song of The Year: "Love"
  • 2002 "Just Friends (Sunny)"
  • 2003 "Halfcrazy"
  • 2004 "Dontchange"
  • 2008 "B.U.D.D.Y."
  • 2008 "Teachme"
  • 2010 "IfULeave"
  • 2011 "Finding My Way Back"
  • References

    Carvin & Ivan Wikipedia


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