Gary G-Wiz

Grammy-nominated and multi platinum-selling music producer and composer Gary G-Wiz is behind some of the most influential hip hop and R&B albums ever recorded. A member of the illustrious production team Bomb Squad and a deep-rooted producer and contributor to the most critically acclaimed rap group in history, Public Enemy, Gary G-Wiz’ impeccably crafted beats and innovative writing skills have changed the course of hip hop, and music in general, forever.

G-Wiz is responsible for Public Enemy’s greatest selling album to date, Apocalypse 91…The Enemy Strikes Black. With close to 2 million copies sold and hitting number 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and number 4 on Billboard’s 200 chart The Enemy Strikes Black includes the now historic singles "Can't Truss It", "Shut Em Down” and "By the Time I Get to Arizona".

G-Wiz has gone on to produce countless tracks for Public Enemy and Chuck D’s next albums, Greatest Misses, Muse Sick-n-Hour Mess Age, Autobiography of Mistachuck, There's A Poison Goin On, Revolverlution, How You Sell Soul to a Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul?, Most of My Heroes Still Don't Appear on No Stamp, The Evil Empire of Everything and 2015’s Man Plans God Laughs. Man Plans is the first time, in nearly a decade, that Public Enemy has collaborated exclusively with one producer. In 2007, G-Wiz's "Harder Than You Think" off of the How You Sell Soul…album had resurgence in 2012 when it independently climbed to #4 on the UK Pop charts and #1 on the UK Hip Hop and Indie chart; the highest charting Public Enemy position to date.

G-Wiz’s range and depth as a producer has also created top hits, iconic classics and impactful remixes for top artists of all genres including Aerosmith, Janet Jackson, U2, Run D.M.C., Bell Biv Devoe, Peter Gabriel, Busta Rhymes, Eric B. Rakim, Method Man, Redman, Ludacris, Twista, KRS-One, Lisa Stansfield, Aaron Hall, Anthrax, Big Daddy Kane, and Sinéad O'Connor.

An innately skilled composer, G-Wiz has created or lent tracks to countless projects including Paramount Pictures’ Juice, starring Tupac Shakur, Spike Lee’s He Got Game, American Gangster with Denzel Washington, Judd Apatow’s Pineapple Express, The Longest Yard with Adam Sandler, Lakeview Terrace with Kerry Washington, Bulworth with Warren Beatty, Fox’s King of the Hill, James Cameron’s Dark Angel starring Jessica Alba (as a collaboration with Chuck D), HBO’s Entourage, ESPN’s Espy Awards and ESPN’s X Games among others.

An undisputed visionary in business ventures as well, G-Wiz is a longtime partner with Chuck D in global multi-platform entertainment and digital company, BTNEastlink Media/Management/Music Group. BTNEastlink offers artist management, a record label, a licensing and placement division for film, television and video games, digital media consulting, web development, merchandising and urban market consulting and a film and television production unit, under one roof. BTNEastlink’s entities also include BLAST GLOBAL, the network that supports RAPstation (the groundbreaking internet rap radio station), SPITdigital (independent digital music distribution) and (hip hop history and news site).

In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Public Enemy number 44 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time; ranking higher than any hip hop act. In 2013, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame making Public Enemy the fourth hip hop entity to be inducted.


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