Producer and Platinum writer OD Hunte has independently carved out a niche for himself as one of London's producers capable of "Rocking with the Best" as attested by his international Film, TV and Game placements as well as Major and independent production and remix work alongside the worlds premi...Read more...er acts such as Black Eyed Peas, Akon and Gnarls Barkley. His latest film placement in the 2010 US Feature Film Mother and Child starring Samuel L Jackson, Naomi Watts, Annette Bening and Kerry Washington will feature the track "I Am What I Am" by his recording project Ten Days Till. Ten Days Till features vocals by singer/songwriter Lifford best known for his international chart hit "Please Don't Turn Me On" with Artful Dodger. Other major Film and TV music placements for OD include "Get Them Hands High" by Ten Days Till in American Pie 6, Warner Brothers' Fast Lane, Paula Abdul's Hey Paula and EA Sports NBA Live 07. "I Am What I Am" and "Get Them Hands High" are taken from the 4 track EP released on OD's own Southern Cuba Records Label and represents 4 of the 10 tracks from the completed but unreleased MusicSoulLife album.
In addition to the previously mentioned US films, other films to feature OD Hunte's music include Farce of The Penguins starring Samuel L Jackson and Whoopi Goldberg and Pretty Dirty Things. OD's ability to create a compelling backing track that stands on it own is exemplified in the latter of these placements as Pretty Dirty Things featured the instrumental "Makin of A Million" while Farce of the Penguins featured "From the Start" by newcomer Slic One. This was the second major placement for the OD Hunte Produced Slic One, the first being "Crook Dancin'" in EA Sports' legendary Fight Night Round 3 series of games.
As a Producer/writer OD has worked with many up and coming artists as well as some house hold names. OD has either produced or co-written with or for artists such as as Leona Lewis, Unkle Jam, Kay Jay (UK no 19 with Last Night the DJ saved my life) Natalia Druyts, Leela James, Javine Hylton, Byron Stingly, George McCrae, Leon Jean Marie plus many others. "I Was Born", the track originally produced and co-written by OD was one of the tracks on the Natalia Druyts (SongBMG) album recently hit the #1 summit in Europe No 1 gaining OD a platinum certification.
Although OD has concentrated on writing original backing tracks, OD has been commissioned by numerous labels and individuals to remix their releases for club promotion or single release. Some select commissions have included Kleshay "Rush" Sony (UK no 19), Leela James "Music" Atlantic Records, Mattafix "Cool Down The Pace" Buddhist Punk Records, Daisy Hicks "Sweetest Love" Concept Music.
OD's TV placements read like the who's who of international media programming with placements in every major Television territory. Shows include MTV's Pimp My Ride, Next, Makin' The Band, Yo Mama, Runs House, Punkd, The Hills, Making The Video, Date My Mom, Making The Band, Next
Run's House, Ride With Funkmaster Flex, The Osbournes, Dirty Pretty Things, Knock First, Las Vegas (New), Constant Craving, Night and Day, Africa Within, Resurrection Boulevard, Girlfriends, Switched!, Hollyoaks, Bargain Hunt, Sausage Factory, Black Like Beckham, Child Of Our Time, Four Fathers, Miss Universe, Pageant 2002, Everything Must Go, Futbol Mundial, Trefor Only, Velvet Soup, Si J Etais and Garden and many others.
Born in the West Indian island of Trinidad, OD moved to the UK in his teens to finish his education, later graduating from the University of Surrey with a Physics with Modern Acoustic Degree. OD was the first student at the University of Surrey to have a solo art exhibition of his paintings.
Outside of music, OD has been featured in a national advert for Procter and Gamble and in national magazines including Mens Health December 2008. Being an avid Apple fan, it's fitting that OD has started Appnoose, an iPhone Applications development company. His first App ITGO interval trainer GO is currently in the App store and he is developing his first casual game.
Tracks in portfolio: 4
Tracks added to favorites: 3