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|Birthplace||Lansing, Michigan, United States|
|Occupations||Record producer, engineer, composer, rapper, singer|
|Labels||Dry Rain Entertainment|
Khari Cain, better known by his stage name Needlz, is an American record producer, Grammy Award Winning, engineer and composer. Needlz was born Khari Cain in Lansing, Michigan. He began to DJ while an undergraduate in Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and Florida State University. He majored in the graduate music business program at New York's prestigious NYU and was to pursue a career in artist and repertoire (A&R). After attaining an internship with Bad Boy Records, he was inspired to begin a career in record production. With the help of A&R Folayan Knight, Needlz associated with Black Entertainment Television (BET) and MTV and created theme songs for Rap City and Suckafree Sundays, respectively. Fellow record producer Swizz Beatz assisted Needlz to "exposure" by collaborating in album production, including Cassidy's I'm a Hustla and Swizz Beatz One Man Band Man.
Collaborations with Drake Edit
Needlz has collaborated with Drake in:
- "I'm Goin' In" (produced)