Salaam Remi is a record producer known for his association with Nas, Amy Winehouse, Fugees, Fergie, Estelle, Jazmine Sullivan, and Miguel, and for his reggae-tinged approach to production. Salaam has also done film work: the soundtracks for Office Space, Zoolander, The Departed, Blood Diamond, and Sex and the City. He also scored the Mike Tyson documentary, TYSON.
In 2013, Remi started his own label imprint, Louder Than Life, as a subsidiary of Sony Music, with two subimprints: Re Mi Fa Music and Flying Buddha Records; the home of Hiatus Kayote.
February 14th, 2018 | 1 hr 29 mins
amy winehouse, ballad, hiatus kayote, love, marvin gaye, miguel, nas, r&b, stevie wonder
Salaam Remi—producer behind hits for Amy Winehouse, Miguel, Nas and more—joins TMS to debate the past, present, and future of the ballad.