The multi-leveled musical world of Grammy nominated producer Salaam Remi takes on new dimensions with the release of Salaam Remi: On In The Chamber, and its first single, the title track "One In The Chamber." Available digitally now and released through Remi's label imprint Flying Buddha, the track is a collaboration with another Grammy nominated artist, platinum-selling R&B singer-songwriter Akon. The full album debuts digitally September 30, and features additional guest appearances by Ne-Yo, Corinne Bailey Rae, Stephen Marley and others in a fully orchestrated, richly imagined contemporary collection, encompassing a wide range of styles and musical forms.
"Loving music of all genres and collaborators who feel the same is the core of this Lp. I'm pleased to make this the first of many journeys thru the world of music. Please join me for the ride," says Salaam Remi, Head of Flying Buddha Records and the Executive Vice President of A&R/Production at Sony Music Entertainment.
As the Executive VP of A&R and Production at Sony Music, Remi works with the entire Sony Music family in addition to running his new imprint Louder Than Life, which includes the sub-imprints RemiFa and Flying Buddha. Grammy nominated for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical in 2013, Remi has worked with Amy Winehouse, Alicia Keys, Miguel, NaS, The Fugees, Jazmine Sullivan, Nelly Furtado, Cee-Lo Green and Usher, among others. He has also worked on a variety of film projects including Blood Diamond, Gnomeo and Juliet and Tower Heist to name a few. He scored the film Sparkle starring Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks, the Mike Tyson documentary, TYSON, and he was Executive Music Producer on the films Sex and the City 1 and 2 and Rush Hour 3.
"Salaam Remi is a total music man – as a writer, arranger, producer and now as an artist. 'In The Chamber' is a complete beautiful trip," says Chuck Mitchell, Senior Vice President of Sony Masterworks.
Flying Buddha is an imprint of the Sony Masterworks label group. Tawk Tomahawk, by the critically acclaimed Australian future-soul band Hiatus Kaiyote, was the first release from Flying Buddha/Sony Masterworks.
"Salaam has the unique ability to pull together diverse artists in a cohesive and intricate way. The outcome is extremely creative and musical. We are thrilled to be working with him," says Bogdan Roscic,