In 2018, a year when hip-hop accounted for over a entertain of all streamed strain in a US – one songwriter, producer, engineer, instrumentalist, and composer – Chris Barnett, worked on songs that contributed scarcely 2 billion of those plays.
Today (January 10), MBW can exclusively exhibit that Barnett, professionally famous as CBMix, has only sealed a worldwide understanding with Downtown Music Publishing.
Barnett has built adult a catalog of collaborations with a likes of Lil Pump, Wiz Khalifa, Chance a Rapper, Juice WRLD, Kanye West, Smylez, Young Chop, and Chief Keef, among others.
He co-produced Wiz Khalifa’s singular Hopeless Romantic featuring Swae Lee, Juice WRLD’s singular Wasted featuring Lil Uzi Vert, and a Top 10 Kanye West and Lil Pump singular we Love It — alongside Lil Pump’s Esskeetit and Pump and Desiigner’s Overseas.
He is also one of a creators behind Lil Pump and XXXTENTACION’s tellurian strike Arms Around You featuring Maluma and Swae Lee.
Following his success with Lil Pump on countless strike songs, Barnett will also have poignant contributions on his arriving album, Harverd Dropout, set for recover this year.
Building a network from his early days as producer/engineer in his hometown of Chicago, Barnett landed a mark on Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book (2016) for a strain Mixtape featuring Young Thug and Lil Yachty.
The plan went on to win a Grammy for Best Rap Album, apropos a initial streaming-only physique of work to do so.
“Chris Barnett’s implausible talents have justly positioned him during a forefront of renouned strain and culture.”
Andrew Gould, Downtown
In further to his work as a record producer, Barnett has an endless credentials in audio engineering and operates his possess recording studio, Glass Tree Creative.
Based in downtown Chicago, a studio is busy by a likes of Chance The Rapper, Juice WRLD, Vic Mensa, G Herbo, Desiigner, Lil Bibby, Tee Grizzley, and has a studio of choice for many projects such as Juice WRLD’s Hide from Spider-Man: Into a Spider-Verse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
“This was a prolonged and good suspicion out routine and a fit was right.”
“Chris Barnett’s implausible talents have justly positioned him during a forefront of renouned strain and culture,” pronounced Downtown’s Senior Vice President and Head of AR Andrew Gould.
“Downtown is over beholden to Chris and Ben Sachs for selecting Downtown to be Chris’ edition partner.”
“Chris is a defining creative, moulding a complicated strain landscape. And he is only removing started.”
Corey Roberts, Downtown
Barnett added: “This was a prolonged and good suspicion out routine and a fit was right.”
Corey Roberts, Vice President of AR Research during Downtown said: “Chris is a defining creative, moulding a complicated strain landscape. And he is only removing started.”
Downtown Music Publishing recently entered into a worldwide edition administration agreement with a Grammy-nominated singer, composer, and pianist Tori Amos.
Main print credit: Angelo V. Margentina Music Business Worldwide