6ix (record producer)

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6ix
Producer 6ix in 2015.jpg
Background information
Birth name Arjun Ivatury
Born (1991-02-17) February 17, 1991 (age 27)
Occupation(s) Record producer
Associated acts Logic, Dizzy Wright, Michael Christmas

Arjun "6ix" Ivatury (born February 17, 1991) is an Indian-American[1] record producer mostly known for his work in Gaithersburg, Maryland with rapper Logic as his in-house producer.[2] Other artists he has worked with include Dizzy Wright, Michael Christmas, QuESt, and Jessica Andrea, he is associated with the independent record label Visionary Music Group.

Work with Logic (late 2009 - Present)[edit]

6ix is best known for his work with Gaithersburg, Maryland rapper Logic (2010 – present) for whom he has produced over 43 songs, including eight from Logic's latest mixtape Bobby Tarantino II. The first song Logic and 6ix produced together was Love Jones from Logic's first mixtape.

6ix is a native of Bowie, Maryland.[3] His father is a doctor; his mother is an engineer; his older brother is an aerospace engineer.[4][5] Before he became a full-time producer, 6ix attended the University of Maryland, College Park, where he majored in neurology and physiology. In his senior year he dropped out of college in 2013 to move to Los Angeles with Logic to pursue a career in music production; he was 30 credits shy of his degree.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ C.M., Emmanuel (14 January 2017). "Behind the Boards: 6ix, Logic's Producer". XXL. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  2. ^ C.M., Emmanuel (14 January 2017). "Behind the Boards: 6ix, Logic's Producer". XXL. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  3. ^ https://www.washingtonian.com/2015/03/01/a-young-biracial-rapper-from-dc-is-the-next-big-thing/
  4. ^ http://www.mishthimusic.com/post/137250184937/6ix-otherwise-known-as-arjun-ivatury-is-a Origins of Logic and Producer 6s Working Relationship
  5. ^ http://theunn.com/2017/12/arjun-ivatury-wins-grammy-nomination/
  6. ^ C.M., Emmanuel (14 January 2017). "Behind the Boards: 6ix, Logic's Producer". XXL. Retrieved 14 March 2017.