Double Duty: Notable Rapper/Producers

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  • Andre 3000
  • Hit-Boy
  • Large Professor
  • Wyclef Jean
  • J. Cole
  • Pharrell Williams
  • Kanye West
  • Diamond D
  • Lord Finesse
  • DJ Quik
  • Eminem
  • Pete Rock
  • Q-Tip
  • Erick Sermon
  • will.i.am
  • Dr. Dre

Behind the Boards and in the Booth

One half of OutKast, André 3000 is not only a rapper, singer and actor, he also wears a producer's hat as well. In the past he produced tracks for Kelis, Gwen Stefani, and Killer Mike; and now he will work with Aretha Franklin, producing a reported four songs on her forthcoming covers album.

With the Queen of Soul herself stamping his production chops, Dre falls in line with a double-threat music makers. Read on for more notable rapper/producers.

(Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Firefly Music Festival)

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