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Birth name  Mark Batson
Education  Howard University
Role  Record producer
Name  Mark Batson
Years active  1992 – present

Mark Batson JAY TERRIEN PROFESSIONAL SESSION BASS VIOLA STRING

Origin  Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation(s)  Producer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, Arranger
Instruments  Keyboards, bass guitar, guitar, drums
Associated acts  Dr. Dre, Eminem, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Game, Dave Matthews Band, Alicia Keys, Anthony Hamilton, Nas, Maroon 5, Beyonce, Busta Rhymes, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Albums  Fade to Cacophony: Live, Rock the Cathartic Spirits: Vibe Music and the Blues!
Genres  Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Rock music
Record labels  Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope Records
Similar People  Dr Dre, Eminem, Mike Elizondo, Dawaun Parker, Anthony Hamilton

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Mark Batson is a multi platinum American producer, musician and songwriter. He has worked on albums by artists including Alicia Keys, Leann Rimes, Jay Z, Dave Matthews Band, Beyoncé, Maroon 5, Dr. Dre, Eminem, 50 Cent, James Blunt, Anthony Hamilton, Skylar Grey, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Seal, Nas, and Sting.

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He won Grammy Awards in 2010 and 2011 for Best Rap Album For Eminem’s Relapse (2010) and Recovery (2011). He also won the Grammy for Best R&B album in 2004 for Beyoncé’s Dangerously in Love. In 2016, he produced albums for Alicia Keys, Skylar Grey, Leann Rimes and Anthony Hamilton.

Mark Batson Mark Batson Loaded Menice

Batson was formally trained in classical piano as a child growing up in the Bushwick Houses in Brooklyn, New York. He performed classical piano pieces at Carnegie Hall and Brooklyn Academy of Music at the age of 12. He later studied jazz piano at Howard University, and was the pianist for the Smithsonian Institution's African American Culture department. He first mixed hip hop sampling and drum programming with live instrumentation as part of the group Get Set V.O.P. This blend is characteristic of much of his later production work.

He has composed music for the feature films Beauty Shop, Miami Vice, American Hustle. and Triple 9. Batson is also the writer of the graphic novel series Loaded. He is developing the music for the series with Dr. Dre.

Albums

  • Alicia Keys - "As I Am" (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • Alicia Keys - "Here" (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • Anthony Hamilton (musician)- "What I'm Feelin'" (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • Anthony Hamilton (musician)- "Comin'_from_Where_I'm_From (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • Dave Matthews Band - Stand Up' (Producer, Writer, Musician, String Arranger, Conductor)
  • Eminem - Relapse (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • Eminem - Relapse: Refill (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • Grace Potter and the Nocturnals - Grace Potter and the Nocturnals (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • Seal - Seal IV (Co-producer, Writer, Musician, Piano/Horn/String Arrangements)
  • Sekou Sundiata - Longstoryshort (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • India.Arie - "Acoustic Soul" (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • Lianne La Havas - "Blood" (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • Skylar Grey - "Natural Causes" (Producer)
  • Leann Rimes - "Remnants" (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • Songs

    Main: List of songs written or co-written by Batson
  • “1963” Rachael Yamagata (Writer, Musician)
  • ”1973” James Blunt (Writer)
  • ”30 Something” Jay-Z (Writer, Musician)
  • ”3 A.M.” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Ain't No Shame” Anthony Hamilton (musician) (Producer, Writer)
  • ”About Me” Raekwon (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”American Baby” Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”American Baby intro“ Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Angels” Robert Randolph and the Family Band (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Ass Like That” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Bagpipes From Baghdad” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Beach of the War Goddess” Caron Wheeler (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Better Days” Joe (String Arranger, Conductor)
  • ”Big Weenie” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Blended Family (What You Do for Love)” Alicia Keys (Producer)
  • ”Brown Skin” India.Arie (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Buffalo Bill” Eminem (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Butterflies” Raheem DeVaughn (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Butterfly” India.Arie (Producer, Musician)
  • ”Can't Let Go” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Catalina” Raekwon feat Lyfe Jennings (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Charlene” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Cocaina” Busta Rhymes (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Cold, Cold World” Carl Thomas (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • "Colors" Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (Producer, String Arranger, Conductor)
  • ”Come & Go” 50 Cent feat Dr. Dre (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Comin' from Where I'm From” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Corn Bread” Dave Matthews Band (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Crack a Bottle” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Daddy” Beyoncé (Producer, Writer, Musician, Arranger, Conductor)
  • ”Dang Dang” Leann Rimes (Producer, Writer)
  • ”déjà vu” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Diane” Robert Randolph and the Family Band (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Don't Make Me Wait” Seal (Writer, Piano Arrangement, String Arrangement)
  • ”Dreamgirl” Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer, Musician, String Arranger, Conductor)
  • ”Drop The Bomb” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Encore” Eminem (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Ever Seen Heaven” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Everybody Wake Up (Our Finest Hour Arrives)” Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer, Musician, String Arranger, Conductor)
  • ”Evil Deeds” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Falling In Love” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Father” Caron Wheeler (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Fire” 50 Cent feat Young Buck and Nicole Scherzinger (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Forever One Flesh" Lathun (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Get It Together” Seal (Co-producer, Writer, Musician, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements)
  • ”Get It Together (reprise)“ Seal
  • ”Get You Some” Busta Rhymes (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Girl Can't Be Herself” Alicia Keys (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Go Ahead” Alicia Keys (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Grateful” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Hard To Breathe” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Hell Breaks Loose” Eminem (Producer, Musician)
  • ”Hello” Eminem (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Hello Again” Dave Matthews Band (Producer)
  • ”Higher” The Game (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Hold Down The Block” Nas (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Hot Summer Night” Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”How to Kiss a Boy” Leann Rimes (Producer)
  • ”Humbled” Leann Rimes (Producer)
  • ”Hunger For The Great Light“ Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer, Musician, String Arranger, Conductor)
  • ”I Choose” India.Arie (Writer)
  • ”I Couldn't Do That to Me” Leann Rimes (Producer)
  • ”I Do, Didn't I” Lathun (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”I Get It In” 50 Cent (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”I Luv” Alicia Keys (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Illusion of Bliss” Alicia Keys (Producer, Writer)
  • ”I Need You” Alicia Keys (Producer, Writer, Musician, Horn Arranger)
  • ”I Understand” Joe (String Arranger, Conductor)
  • ”I'm Waiting” Sharissa (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”I Want You” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Imagine” Snoop Dogg feat Dr. Dre and D'Angelo (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Insane” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Just Lose It” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Jump” Skylar Grey (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Kill for You” Skylar Grey (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Knocked Up, Locked Down“ Sandra St. Victor (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Let Me Roll“ Seal (Co-Producer, Writer, Musician, Drum Programming)
  • ”Let's Stay Home Tonight” Joe (String Arranger, Conductor)
  • "Lite As A Feather" Caron Wheeler (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Loneliest Star” Seal (Musician)
  • ”Lost One” Jay-Z feat Chrisette Michele (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Louisiana Bayou” Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Long Live Love” Leann Rimes (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Love Is an Angry Thing” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Love Is Love Is Love” Leann Rimes (Producer)
  • ”Love Is The Only Way” Robert Randolph and the Family Band feat Dave Matthews Band, Leroi Moore and Rashawn Ross (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Love Line” Leann Rimes (Producer)
  • ”Love Won't Let Me” Lathun (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Love's Divine“ Seal (Co-Producer, Writer, Musician, Drum Programming, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements)
  • ”Low Road” Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • "Medicine" Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (Producer)
  • ”Medicine Ball” Eminem (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Minority Report” Jay-Z (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Mother” Leann Rimes (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Money” Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (Producer, Musician)
  • ”More Than We Know” Alicia Keys (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Mosh” Eminem (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Moving Mountains” Skylar Grey (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Music Box” Eminem (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Must Be The Ganja” Eminem (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”My Enemies” 50 Cent (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”My Mom” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Nature” India.Arie (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Never Letting Go” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer)
  • ”No More Playing Games” Jimmy Cozier (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Oasis” Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Ok, You're Right” 50 Cent (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Old Dirt Hill (Bring That Beat Back)” Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer, Musician, String Arranger, Conductor)
  • "Only Love" Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Open Your Eyes” Bonnie McKee (Writer)
  • ”Out of My Hands” Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Outta Control (Bonus track/Remix)” 50 Cent feat Mobb Deep (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Outta Control (Remix)” 50 Cent (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Outrageous Love” Leann Rimes (Producer)
  • "Paris (Ooh La La)" Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (Producer)
  • ”Part of My Life” India.Arie (Producer, Musician)
  • ”Pawn It All” Alicia Keys (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Psycho” 50 Cent feat Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Rain Man” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Remnants” Leann Rimes (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Rich Girl” Gwen Stefani (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Rich Girls” Raheem DeVaughn feat Too $hort (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Ridaz” Eminem (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Rocket Love” Black Coffey (Producer, Musician, Horn Arranger)
  • ”Same Song & Dance” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Save Me” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Share A Little Road"Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Simple” India.Arie (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Since I Seen't You” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Sista Big Bones” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Smooth Rider” Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”So Bad” Eminem (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”So This Is Christmas” Maroon 5 (Producer, Arranger, Conductor)
  • ”Soul Street” Caron Wheeler (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Soul's On Fire” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Southern Stuff” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • “Stand Up (For It)” Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Stay Wide Awake” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Steady as We Go” Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Still” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Stolen Away on 55th and 3rd” Dave Matthews (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Strength, Courage & Wisdom” India.Arie (Producer, Musician)
  • ”Sunday Morning (Urban remix)” Maroon 5 (Producer, Programmer, Musician)
  • ”Sweetest Thing” Lathun (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Taking My Ball” Eminem (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Tearing Me Apart” Ry Cuming (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Tell Me What We're Gonna Do Now” Joss Stone feat Common (Writer)
  • ”Testify” Nas (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”That Phone” Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”The Day We Met” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”The Gettin' (instrumental)” Arrested Development (Writer, Musical Director)
  • ”The Gospel” Alicia Keys (Producer)
  • ”The News” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”These Eyes” India.Arie (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Tiny Light” Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Touch“ Seal (Co-Producer, Writer, Musician, Drum Programming)
  • ”Trouble” Jay-Z (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Try Again” Raheem DeVaughn (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”U Ain't Goin' Nowhere” Young Buck feat Latoiya Williams (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Underground” Eminem (Writer, Musician)
  • ”Waiting for You“ Seal (Co-Producer, Writer, Musician, Drum Programming, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements)
  • ”Walk in My Shoes” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer)
  • ”We Made You” Eminem (Writer, Musician))
  • ”What I'm Feelin” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer)
  • ”When Love Come In” Lathun feat India.Arie (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Where Did It Go Wrong” Anthony Hamilton (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Where Do We Begin Now” Alicia Keys (Producer, Writer)
  • ”Where There's Gold“ Seal (Co-Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”Wonderful” India.Arie (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • ”You Might Die Trying” Dave Matthews Band (Producer, Writer, Musician)
  • References

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