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Brain started off as a rapper. He used to sell his beats online.<ref name="TSE"> Tseliso Monaheng, [http://www.mahala.co.za/music/hangin-with-brian-soko/ HANGIN’ WITH BRIAN SOKO], "Mahala", Published:24 Sep 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"</ref>. He then switched on to make beats for others whilst he was still in high school. Whilst he was doing his first year at Tampa in Florida, he met Andre Protor and Rasool who were also interested in music. From then onwards, they focused on making R n B and Hip Hop beats. Soko's first break together with his friends-cum-partners was in 2012 after the release of Lil Wayne's ''No worries''.<ref name="TSE"/>
 
Brain started off as a rapper. He used to sell his beats online.<ref name="TSE"> Tseliso Monaheng, [http://www.mahala.co.za/music/hangin-with-brian-soko/ HANGIN’ WITH BRIAN SOKO], "Mahala", Published:24 Sep 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"</ref>. He then switched on to make beats for others whilst he was still in high school. Whilst he was doing his first year at Tampa in Florida, he met Andre Protor and Rasool who were also interested in music. From then onwards, they focused on making R n B and Hip Hop beats. Soko's first break together with his friends-cum-partners was in 2012 after the release of Lil Wayne's ''No worries''.<ref name="TSE"/>
  
Soko and his team (The Order) composed and produced Beyonce's ''Drunk in Love'' in 2013. He also worked on the first compilation album of the group, ''Rich Gang''. He also wrote and produced ''100 Favors'' which features Kendrick Lamar, Birdman and Detail. He has also worked with South African Hip Hop artists such as Cassper Nyovest on his song, ''Phumakim'', KO's ''Mission Statement and MaE amongst others. He has also worked with [[Tinashe]] on her song, ''Pretend'' which features ASAP Rocky.
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Soko and his team (The Order) composed and produced Beyonce's ''Drunk in Love'' in 2013. He also worked on the first compilation album of the group, ''Rich Gang''. He also wrote and produced ''100 Favors'' which features Kendrick Lamar, Birdman and Detail. He has also worked with South African Hip Hop artists such as Cassper Nyovest on his song, ''Phumakim'', KO's ''Mission Statement and MaE amongst others. He has also worked with [[Tinashe]].
  
 
==The Order==
 
==The Order==
The Order is a production company based in USA and is made up of Soko, Andre Protor and Rasool Diaz which has produced songs for the most celebrated Hip Hop artists in USA such as Beyonce, Rich Gang, Lil Wayne and Drake amongst others.
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The Order is a production company based in USA and is made up of Soko, Andre Protor, Rasool Diaz and Kae Lou who met in Trampa in Florida in 2009. The Order has produced songs for the most celebrated Hip Hop artists in USA such as Beyonce, Rich Gang, Lil Wayne and Drake amongst others.  
  
 
==Anashe Media Group==
 
==Anashe Media Group==
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* [[Tinashe]]
 
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*Billboard No 1 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay for Beyoncé’s Drunk In Love<ref name="vc"> [https://www.newsday.co.zw/2014/08/26/zim-producer-scores-big-us-awards/ Zim producer scores big at US awards], ''NewsDay'', Published: August 26, 2014, Retrieved: February 9, 2015</ref>
 
*Billboard No 1 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay for Beyoncé’s Drunk In Love<ref name="vc"> [https://www.newsday.co.zw/2014/08/26/zim-producer-scores-big-us-awards/ Zim producer scores big at US awards], ''NewsDay'', Published: August 26, 2014, Retrieved: February 9, 2015</ref>
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==Songs he produced==
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*Phumakim by Cassper Nvoyest
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*Drunk in Love by Beyonce featuring Jay Z
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*Mission Statement by KO
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*No worries by Lil Wayne
  
 
==Picture Gallery==
 
==Picture Gallery==

Revision as of 11:00, 9 February 2015

Brian Soko
Brian Soko
BornBrian Soko
NationalityZimbabwe
Occupation
  • Music Producer.
Years active2003 to present
OrganizationThe Order, Anashe Media Group
RelativesArnold Soko and Prince Soko

Brian Soko is a Zimbabwean songwriter, music composer cum producer who is based in the United States of America (USA). He won three awards at the 2014 edition of the Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) R&B/Hip-Hop Awards.

Background

Soko was born in Zimbabwe in the small town of Chiredzi before moving to South Africa where they stayed for a short while. He relocated to the United States with his parents where he briefly played football before deciding to study sound engineering.[1]

Career

Brain started off as a rapper. He used to sell his beats online.[2]. He then switched on to make beats for others whilst he was still in high school. Whilst he was doing his first year at Tampa in Florida, he met Andre Protor and Rasool who were also interested in music. From then onwards, they focused on making R n B and Hip Hop beats. Soko's first break together with his friends-cum-partners was in 2012 after the release of Lil Wayne's No worries.[2]

Soko and his team (The Order) composed and produced Beyonce's Drunk in Love in 2013. He also worked on the first compilation album of the group, Rich Gang. He also wrote and produced 100 Favors which features Kendrick Lamar, Birdman and Detail. He has also worked with South African Hip Hop artists such as Cassper Nyovest on his song, Phumakim, KO's Mission Statement and MaE amongst others. He has also worked with Tinashe.

The Order

The Order is a production company based in USA and is made up of Soko, Andre Protor, Rasool Diaz and Kae Lou who met in Trampa in Florida in 2009. The Order has produced songs for the most celebrated Hip Hop artists in USA such as Beyonce, Rich Gang, Lil Wayne and Drake amongst others.

Anashe Media Group

Soko launched a media company in 2014, Anashe Media Group a management, marketing and production company focused on the African music sector together with the help of his brother, Arnold Soko.

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Awards

  • Most Performed Song 2014 R&B/Hip-Hop Award Song for Lil Wayne’s No Worries
  • Billboard No 1 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Song for Beyoncé’s Drunk In Love
  • Billboard No 1 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay for Beyoncé’s Drunk In Love[3]

Songs he produced

  • Phumakim by Cassper Nvoyest
  • Drunk in Love by Beyonce featuring Jay Z
  • Mission Statement by KO
  • No worries by Lil Wayne

Picture Gallery

Brian's Videos

Soko's Interview whilst in South Africa


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References

  1. South African Hip Hop Series: Producer Brian Soko, Mahala, Published: October 27, 2014, Retrieved: February 9, 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 Tseliso Monaheng, HANGIN’ WITH BRIAN SOKO, "Mahala", Published:24 Sep 2014,Retrieved:9 February 2015"
  3. Zim producer scores big at US awards, NewsDay, Published: August 26, 2014, Retrieved: February 9, 2015