No I.D.


Often referred to as the “Godfather of Chicago Hip Hop,” No I.D. (born Dion Wilson) has crafted many of the hits in Common’s career and served as an early mentor to Kanye West. Producing since the early ‘90s, the legendary producer has also worked with artists including Jay-Z, Janet Jackson, J. Cole and Nas, executive producing his critically acclaimed LP Life is Good. He is the current executive vice president of A&R at Def Jam. 

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Music News: The Warm Up: Snoh Aalegra Talks No I.D.'s Mentorship

Plus, the songstress dishes on her collab with Common. (4/30/2015)

Top 10 Producers of 2014

The best of the best from behind the boards.

Making Sense: A History of Hits With Common and No I.D.

These two Chi-Town music stars tend to make magic together., a look's picks for their Top 15 songs.

The Rundown: Common, Nobody's Smiling

Check out a song-for-song breakdown of the Chicago MC's tenth album.

10 Things We Want to Hear From Kanye West

Yeezy is reportedly preparing to release new music as we have a few things we would like him to address.

Top 10 Producers of 2013

A look at who worked the boards for this year's standout hits.
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