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Trackmasters Entertainment is a successful record production company, run by Jean-Claude "Poke" Olivier and Samuel "Tone" Barnes. The duo have produced hits for a significant number of hip-hop and R&B artists, including Nas, Jay-Z, Will Smith, Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, The Notorious B.I.G., 50 Cent, Destiny's Child, Foxy Brown, and LL Cool J. During the late-1990s and early 2000s, Poke and Tone had a production deal with Columbia Records and had acts such as the R&B group Blaque signed to their Trackmasters imprint. In the music industry, record producer designates a person responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for release. ... Hip hop music (also referred to as rap or rap music) is a style of popular music. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Jay-Z (aka the Jigga, HOV and Hova, born Shawn Carter on December 4, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African American rapper/hip hop artist and record label executive; one of the most popular and successful rappers of the late 1990s and early 2000s. ... Will Smith in the 2005 romantic comedy Hitch. ... Jennifer Lynn López (born July 24, 1969) is a well-known American actress, Grammy Award-nominated pop/latin/R&B singer, fashion designer, and dancer. ... This article or section is missing references or citation of sources. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American pop and R&B singer-songwriter, record producer and occasional actress. ... Christopher George Letore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), also known as Biggie Smalls (after a stylish gangster in 1975s Lets Do it Again) and Frank White (from the film King of New York), but best known as The Notorious B.I.G. (Business Instead of Game... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Destinys Child was an American R&B group. ... Foxy Brown (born Inga Marchand on September 6, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rapper of Afro-Trinidadian and Indo-Trinidadian descent [1] known for her solo work as well as numerous collaborations and a brief stint as part of hip-hop supergroup The Firm. ... James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968) is an American hip hop artist better known by his stage name, LL Cool J (Ladies Love Cool James). He is best known for romantic ballads like I Need Love as well as hardcore rap like I Cant Live Without My Radio. ... The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Columbia Records is the oldest continually used brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888. ... Blaque is an American R&B vocal trio. ...


More recently, Samuel "Tone" Barnes (referring to himself as "Tone the Referee") was the executive producer of the R. Kelly & Jay-Z album Unfinished Business, the second album in the Best of Both Worlds series. Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois), who goes by the stage name of R. Kelly, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, rapper and record producer who first appeared on the R&B scene in 1992 and came to dominate it throughout the 1990s and in... The Best of Both Worlds is a 2002 collaborative album by R. Kelly & Jay-Z. It reached #2 on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. ...


See also

The following is a partial list of record labels, both past and present. ...

External link

  • Official site

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It Was Written was the multi-platinum second album by Queensbridge rapper Nas.
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Instead of the street aesthetics and charismatic narratives that were featured on Illmatic, Nas experimented with a theatrical Mafioso concept under the Wu Gambino-inspired alias of "Nas Escobar" (after the Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar).
Trackmasters Entertainment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (157 words)
Trackmasters Entertainment is a successful record production company, run by Jean-Claude "Poke" Olivier and Samuel "Tone" Barnes.
During the late-1990s and early 2000s, Poke and Tone had a production deal with Columbia Records and had acts such as the RandB group Blaque signed to their Trackmasters imprint.
More recently, Samuel "Tone" Barnes (referring to himself as "Tone the Referee") was the executive producer of the R.
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