OZ – Pulse Music Group (GEMA)

Swiss producer OZ is the author of a dizzying number of standard bearing instrumentals. His signature bounce punctuated by a high level of musicality makes for an immersive experience every time. His catalog includes the DJ Khaled anthem “How Many Times” (RIAA certified Gold), the confrontational Gucci Mane/ Bryson Tiller collaboration “Drove U Crazy,” the teenage heartbreak of Khalid “Saved,” in addition to multiple contributions to Travis Scott’s “Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight” and songs with Drake and G-Eazy. Forever humbled by a past that includes selling washing machines and coffee makers, OZ has upcoming music with G-Eazy, Post Malone, Bryson Tiller and Travis Scott. WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/OZMUSIQE

Paul Richardson – (BMI)

Richardson is a producer, composer, melody writer, and arranger, whose writing credits consist of Rae Sremmurd’s “Safe Sex Pay Checks”; DJ Drama’s “Onyx” featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Trey Songz and August Alsina; and Omarion’s “Word 4 Word.” “What really started my career was when B.o.B invited me to come to the studio for a day to play keys for him and Kehlani – and I ended up staying for 4 days straight,” recalls Richardson. “That’s when I knew I could really do this. Shortly after those sessions I landed my first placement on Rae Sremmurd.” Richardson has new music coming out on Jocelyn Alice (Disruptor), V. Bozeman, Honorable C Note, Autumn Rowe, and more. CONTACT: JENNIFER@MATRIXARTISTS.COM

PhantomBoss – Hydruhshok Music (BMI)

Phantom Boss is a production duo that came together in 2014 after separate careers producing and writing for many major label artists such as Dru Hill, Mario, Johnny Gill, K-Ci & Jojo, and the legendary Tupac Shakur. Operating out of Las Vegas and Los Angeles, the Phantom Boss sound is EDM, combined with elements of Trap, Dubstep, Dance and Pop. With no limitations on their musical creativity, Phantom Boss is currently hard at work on upcoming releases from Pitbull, New Edition, Adriana Lombardo and Sa’Rayah. CONTACT: ONESEVENTEENMUSICGROUP@GMAIL.COM

Phillip “Phoe Notes” Randolph – Phoever Music (SESAC)

Phillip “Phoe Notes” Randolph is a musical visionary who has successfully produced multiple records for both signed and indie artists. He has worked with the legendary Melba Moore, R&B songstress Vivian Green, Julien Believe, Freeway, and many more. His multifaceted approach to producing and composing enables him to bring creative visions to life. His motto is “Feel it… believe it…do it.” Currently working on his first studio album, listeners can look forward to peaking in Phoe Notes’ world with a little help from a few undisclosed industry features. SOUNDCLOUD.COM/PHOE-NOTES

P Wright – P Writes Music (ASCAP)

With a writing resumé that includes selections from Kid Ink, French Montana, Justine Skye and Ray J, Queens native P Wright embodies a fire, ambition and confidence matched by very few writers in urban music today. Currently preparing to release his first EP as an artist in a matter of months, P Wright just released a single called “Got Damn,” which is available on all digital platforms. Be on the lookout for a number of songs by Wright in the pipeline coming soon. WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/IAMPWRIGHT/

Quentin Warren – Q. Warren Publishing (ASCAP)

A prolific and gifted young songwriter Quentin Warren has the wherewithal to draw from a specific pool of influences and not let them overwhelm his sound. When Quentin released his original music to the world for the first time, an outpouring of strangers began to write him on social media, saying that they knew all the words and were touched by his message. Humbled by those words, Quentin was determined to never give up and to keep using his gift. Quentin is currently recording a mixtape entitled Someone to Sing About. It will include re-writes of popular industry records and some original works as well. It is scheduled for fall release. CONTACT: QUENTINDWARREN@GMAIL.COM

Quinton Storm – Anahata Music Inc. (BMI)

L.A.-based singer-songwriter Quinton Storm is a rising star in the R&B realm. Well known for his potent vocal abilities, explosive performance and the collaborations that he’s done with Jhene Aiko and Lil Zane, Quinton has made fans of several industry notables including one of Quinton’s foremost influences Missy Elliott. After a bevy of well received singles, including the recent “Nobody,” Quinton is currently working on his forthcoming EP. WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/QUINTONSTORM/

R!o – BMG / Chrysalis (ASCAP)

Chicago bred producer R!o made the storied move to L.A. back in 2014 and it is safe to say that his time there has proven effective. This past year has seen R!o produce a standout Usher record titled “Downtime,” a sweltering dream song for Quincy Jones protégé Grace, titled “New Orleans,” and a cut for Lil’ Wayne, “Mula Game.” With new music coming from Iggy Azalea, French Montana, Lil’ Wayne and singer-songwriter extraordinaire Prince Charles, 2017 and 2018 promise to be spectacular times for both R!o and lovers of music everywhere. WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/RIO662/

Raysor Reid

What Philly-native Raysor Reid lacks in credits, he compensates for in shear artistic ability. A young, hungry and burgeoning songwriter, Raysor makes use of the cacophony of Reggae, R&B, Hip-Hop and Gospel that raised him to do something that authentically represents slices of his life. Working closely with the team at Rotation Records, Raysor is deep into process of creating a project that draws inspiration from everyday life and the deep vibrations of the earth. This guy is ready. CONTACT: AONETRAVELTEAM@ YAHOO.COM

Reazy Renegade – Warner Chappell (BMI)

Reazy, a hit-making music producer, songwriter and artist, most recently produced Rick Ross’ “Jumping Ship” single in addition to “Phone Jumpin’” featuring Wiz Khalifa from Dave East’s new album. His other credits include DJ Khaled’s “Welcome to my Hood,” Tory Lanez featuring Rick Ross on “Super Freak,” and Young Dolph’s “Get Paid.” For Reazy his career defining moment was, “Getting the chance to get in the studio and make beats with Kanye West,” he says. But with his own career now heating up, Reazy couldn’t be happier, he exclaims, “First they laugh, then they copy…I’ve got a record dropping with three of the industry’s biggest R&B artists… that’s all I can say!” CONTACT: DEREK.ALCANTAR@WARNERCHAPPELL.COM

Rob Stovall – Yxng Stov Publishing (BMI)

Rob Stovall is a fresh-minded producer from Oklahoma City. His work on 7Seven’s “On Me,” Pluto’s “So Saucy” and Dru Will’s “Oh Yeah” illustrate a mastery, a dominance and a free spiritedness that is refreshing to hear from an emerging producer. Having recently worked with Platinum producer Young Chop, Rob is expanding his footprint and venturing into numerous collaborative projects that will begin to see the light of day this fall. The most pressing of these upcoming releases is Rob’s self-produced album entitled Off The Stov, which will be released October first. CONTACT: Eric Thrasher, TENTGROUP@VERIZON.NET, 469-549-4483

Sam Fischer – Nighttime Crowd Publishing /Sony/ATV (SESAC)

A specialist at making “disarming Pop for the nighttime crowd,” Sam Fischer is a singer songwriter best known for contributions to Sabrina Claudio’s “Confidently Lost.” His resumé also includes tracks with Nick Jonas, DJ Mustard, Jennifer Hudson and James Arthur as well as the theme song for Rock Dog the movie. Inspired by the hilarious concoction of love, drugs, family issues and personal struggles that comprise his life, Sam Fischer is working hard on music for his forthcoming EP and becoming a better person in the process. CONTACT: RICH@RIENTERTAINMENT.NET

Samuel D. Sanders – Wonderful Works Worldwide (BMI)

South Carolina native Samuel D. Sanders is a dynamic force of nature. His versatility spans R&B, Gospel, Pop and Afrobeat, which has allowed him the unique opportunity to traverse the world with his unique sound. Best known for his soulful solo work and his collabs with South African Pop star Sisana, Sanders crafted two standout songs for her (“Ekhaya” and “With You”) and had success on the UK charts with his own single, “Make You Mine.” Samuel is currently working on his sophomore album, Life Ain’t Simple, with producers T.C Wilson and Synematik in addition to doing production work on Sisana, Raygene Wilson, and several film and television projects. CONTACT: SAMUELDS2007@YAHOO.COM

Sia Amun – Sound Temple Media, LLC (BMI)

Not long ago Sia Amun went backpacking to Europe. She stayed for four months and with 12 songs and very little money, she got her music on radio, sold out her first headlining show and released her debut EP. A master craftswoman, Sia has written for Trey Songz (All We Do), Mary J Blige (Indestructible) and Lady Gaga (Teeth). Inspired by the success of her Grammy-winning father, Steven Harts Russell, a songwriter-producer and the lead singer of Troop, Sia recently released a new EP called, The Blue Dream Project, and a single, called “Private Reserve.” CONTACT: LONGLIVESIAAMUN@GMAIL.COM

Soundz – Soundzdope Music Publishing/Sony/ATV Music Publishing (BMI)

Never one to be married to any particular style, Kenneth Cobyaka p/k/a Soundz has lived up to his name with the diverse array of audio landscapes he’s provided over the years. A mainstay in Urban music for over a decade, Soundz’ career started with One Chance’s snap infused first single “Look At Her” and has blossomed into monstrous placements for Justin Bieber, Usher, Rihanna, Trey Songz, Ro James and Rae Sremmurd. Soundz is currently working on highly-anticipated selections for Tinashe, G-Eazy, Chris Brown, Justin Bieber and Liane V. CONTACT: Stacy Martinez STACYSZ@YAHOO.COM 

Stylo G – Reservoir/Reverb Music (PRS For Music)

Building off of the success of his 2013 breakout hit “Soundbwoy,” Stylo G has collaborated with dance icons Major Lazer and Dillon Francis, and even won a prestigious MOBO Award in 2014. Born with Reggae fusion in his blood, Stylo is the son of late great dancehall pioneer Poison Chang. Stylo grew up going to his father’s shows and soaked up how to be a captivating showman. The first single from his forthcoming EP, “Yu Zimme Featuring Chipmunk,” is out now. The EP itself will feature Beenie Man and productions from Jr Blender, Banx N Ranx and Fanatix. CONTACT: SPEK@RESERVOIR-MEDIA.COM

Syk Sense – Syk Sense Productions/Sony/ATV Music Publishing (BMI)

Nashville bred producer Joshua “Syk Sense” Scruggs has been garnering immense praise for his singular production work on Drake’s “Know Yourself,” Syk’s work has also been an essential ingredient in the break-throughs of emerging R&B institutions Bryson Tiller (Let Em’ Know) and Khalid (“Location,” “Saved” and “Angels”). Constantly collaborating with writers and producers within the Sony ATV umbrella and beyond, Syk is excited about his work on the next Khalid album and promises that listeners have an immense amount of Syk Sense production to look forward to in coming days. CONTACT: SYKSENSE24@GMAIL.COM 

Tiago Vega

An artist and songwriter, “being on stage with Kanye West at his 808’s & Heartbreaks tour changed my life forever,” says Tiago. “Inhaling the audience energy, and listening to the crowd roar ignited a fire in me that never went out. It was then that I knew that I never wanted to leave the stage again.” Tiago is currently working on his debut project RETROGRADE, which has five self-written songs. The lead single is titled “Gone.” “Preparation has been my focus for the past six months,” he says, from dance and vocal lessons, to meetings with my team. I am working to be the best artist I can be. I’m that new R&B wave that everyone is talking about but can’t execute.” WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/TIAGOGOTEM 

Tommy (TBHits) Brown – VieTom Inc. (ASCAP)

Tommy “TBHits” Brown wrote and produced seven songs on Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woman album, forming the basis for one of the most streamed female albums of all time. Other standout work from the L.A. based producer include the effervescent “Just Can’t Get Enough” by The Black Eyed Peas, the ominous “Owl Pharaoh” by Travis Scott and the triumphantly reflective “Forgive Me Father” by DJ Khaled. Currently developing his own set of artists and still working with numerous pop acts, the world of music has a lot of TB Hits to look forward to. WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/TBHITS/ 

Tre Ace – InkPen Publishing LLC (SESAC)

With the natural versatility to transition between Hip-Hop, R&B and beyond, Tre Ace has the ingenuity and common touch required to be an epic songwriter. His timely and broadly appealing work has been sung by Case (Difficult), Sammie (Had A Few), Tamar Braxton (Angels and Demons) and Jacob Latimore (Remember Me), among others. Tre’s writing talents have also allowed him to work with legendary producer Brian Michael Cox, an experience Tre particularly treasures. Tre Ace is currently working with new artist Kierstien. WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/TRE3ACE/ 

The Twilite Tone – Tone Music (BMI)

This Grammy-nominated producer The Twilite Tone balances his Chicago-house legacy with Hip-Hop production for the likes of Kanye West. Twilight Tone helped to bring Hip-Hop into clubs at a time when House music was king and built stylistic bridges between the two vital Black sounds. In addition to his widely celebrated work with Common in the ’90s, The Twilite Tone has produced for Kanye West, Pusha T, John Legend, U-God, Gorillaz and Rahzel, among others. CONTACT: RANADEB@8TIVLABS.COM 

XL – (Beat God) Reservoir (BMI)

XL aka Beat God is having a momentous year with the success of Migos’ “T-Shirt.” Co-produced with legendary producers Nard and B, “T Shirt” is certified Double Platinum. Beyond the success of “T Shirt,” XL has made serious noise with the Lil Uzi Vert/ Future collaboration “Seven Million” as well as “Space” from recent 300 signee TK Kravitz. Currently in studio with Yo Gotti, Lil’ Dicky, Jacquees, Ayo & Tao and NBA Youngboy, we can only expect XL (Beat God) to deliver illustrious, larger than life work. CONTACT: Faith Newman, FN@RESERVOIR-MEDIA.COM 

Zak Waters – Warner Chappell/Smirf D Publishing (ASCAP)

Zak Waters has traveled a spectacularly unique road in the world of music. Beginning with his leadership of the Los Angeles-based Pop/ Rock band Blueskyreality, Zak has transitioned into collaborations with dance stalwarts Madeon and Adventure Club and solo exploration under both his given name and the stage name Pretty Sister. Renowned for his work on Madeon’s “The City,” where he served as the writer and the featured vocalist, Zak has also contributed to projects from Betty Who, Nathan Sykes and Superfruit. He is currently hard at work on music for Robert DeLong, Liz Huett, Rosie Mac and Pretty Sister. CONTACT: ZAKWATERSMUSIC@GMAIL.COM