Malik Yusef

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Southside Chicago poet turned rapper Malik Yusef (aka the Wordsmyth) started honing his craft in the mid-'90s with appearances at open-mike nights. While he was performing a spoken word set, director…
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Year Album Artist
2018 100% Clubland: EDM Bangers Composer
2018 Westworld: Music from the HBO Series, Season 2 [Original Soundtrack] Ramin Djawadi Writer
2018 Ye Kanye West Composer, Composer/Lyricist
2017 More Life Drake Composer, Composer/Lyricist
2016 A Kenny Lattimore Christmas Kenny Lattimore Composer
2016 Lemonade Beyoncé Composer
2016 There's Alot Going On Vic Mensa Composer
2015 Free TC Ty Dolla $ign Additional Production, Vocals
2014 Evolutionary War Arranger, Composer, Featured Artist, Producer, Rap, Vocals (Background)
2014 Nobody's Smiling Common Composer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2013 The Bling Ring [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Composer
2012 Covered Macy Gray Composer
2012 G.O.O.D. Music: Cruel Summer Composer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2010 100% R&B Primary Artist
2010 My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Kanye West Composer
2010 The Love & War MasterPeace Raheem DeVaughn Composer, Featured Artist
2010 Wake Up! John Legend / The Roots Composer, Featured Artist, Lyricist, Primary Artist
2009 100 Percent R&B Primary Artist
2009 Good Morning Good Night: Dawn Kanye West Producer, Arranger, Primary Artist, Executive Producer
2009 Now That's What I Call Music! 30 Composer
2009 Ultimate R&B Love 2009 Composer
2008 Love Behind the Melody Raheem DeVaughn Additional Personnel, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2008 Popular, Vol. 1 DJ Corey Craig Composer
2008 The Arrival Kindred the Family Soul Composer, Featured Artist
2008 The No. 1 R'N'B Album Primary Artist
2008 The Ultimate Hip Hop Album Primary Artist
2008 Yes We Can: Voices of a Grass Roots Movement Composer, Primary Artist
2007 Groove Party, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2007 Hip Hop [Union Square] Primary Artist
2007 Never Forget: A Journey of Revelations Dr. Cornel West Vocals, Rap, Primary Artist
2007 Xclusive Urban Grooves Primary Artist
2006 Block Music Shawnna Composer, Primary Artist
2006 Blue Collar Rhymefest Composer, Primary Artist
2006 Freshmen Adjustment, Vol. 2 Kanye West Featured Artist
2006 Oneness: Songs of Hope & Unity Primary Artist
2006 Overtones & Innuendos Trizonna McClendon Primary Artist
2006 The Truth Belo Zero Primary Artist
2006 Volume 4: Tha Truth Legit Ballaz Composer, Primary Artist
2006 Xclusive R&B Primary Artist
2005 Coach Carter Primary Artist
2005 D.O.D. Do or Die Composer, Primary Artist, Vocals
2005 Wouldn't You Like to... Malik Yusef Primary Artist
2004 Let's Talk About It Carl Thomas Spoken Word
2004 My Baby's Daddy Primary Artist
2003 The Great Chicago Fire -- A Cold Day in Hell [Bungalo] Malik Yusef Primary Artist, Executive Producer
2002 Post-Deconstruction Peter Fraize Photography
2002 Roc the Mic With Teefa Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2002 You Have Reached Mike Phillips Mike Phillips Vocals
2000 Armaghetto Channel Live Primary Artist
2000 Emotional Carl Thomas Spoken Word
1997 Kiss Fantasy Band Photography
1997 One Day It'll All Make Sense Common Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1995 Professional Girls' Man Don T Photography
1994 No No No Dawn Penn Photography
1993 Hand on the Torch Us3 Photography
1990 First Instrument Rachelle Ferrell Photography
931 Reloaded Moxie Raia Composer
First Impressions Really Doe Featured Artist
First Love Gabriel Jules Composer, Lyricist
Greater Than Gold Cheng Lin Primary Artist
Just Dance 2015 Composer
Kanye West Kanye West Primary Artist
Love Is The Answer Mitchbal Primary Artist
New Beginning JYJ Featured Artist
Now That's What I Call Music Composer
Power Denzel Composer
Runaway Kanye West Composer
Summer Hit Mix 2017 Composer
Summer of Hip Hop Composer/Lyricist
U Better Believe It Shawn Emanuel Rap
Unforgettable Hip Hop Composer