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Ant performing with Atmosphere at the Outside Lands festival in 2009
|Born||September 6, 1970|
|Origin||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States|
|Atmosphere, Felt, The Dynospectrum, Brother Ali, I Self Devine|
Anthony Davis (born September 6, 1970), better known by his stage name Ant, is an American hip hop producer. He is best known as being one half of the hip hop group Atmosphere, but has worked with many other artists and projects, mostly with Rhymesayers Entertainment, such as Brother Ali, I Self Devine, Felt and The Dynospectrum. He has also released two solo albums, Melodies and Memories, and Melodies and Memories 85-89.
Ant started to become interested in DJing at a very young age. He would watch his father DJ in the army while he would picture himself as Grandmaster Flash. Years later he would start to use producing and DJing as much more than a hobby. The first CD that he worked on was Comparison by Beyond, later known by Sab the Artist, in 1996. While producing that album, he met Sean Daley (Slug) and they later worked together. With one exception (Lucy Ford: The Atmosphere EPs), Ant has produced every Atmosphere album in full. He also works with various artists that are a part of Rhymesayers Entertainment (including full production of three Brother Ali albums) and many more. After finishing his 5th studio album with Atmosphere he was previously on tour promoting.
with Atmosphere (for more information see Atmosphere Discography)
production for Brother Ali
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