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No I.D.

Def Jam Recordings; Producer
EVP, A&R; "Holy Grail," "Heartless," "My Last," "Run This Town"

Producer - "Holy Grail," "Heartless," "My Last," "Run This Town"
EVP, A&R - Def Jam Recordings

Ernest Dion Wilson, professionally known as No I.D., is an American hip hop and R&B music producer from Chicago, Illinois. He is perhaps best known for his early work with Chicago-based rapper Common. He has since become a heavily sought-out and high-profile producer, producing hit singles such as "Smile" by G-Unit, "Outta My System" and "Let Me Hold You" by Bow Wow, "Heartless" by Kanye West, "D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)" by Jay-Z and "My Last" by Big Sean. No I.D., who has served as a musical mentor for several artists, such as Kanye West, is considered "The Godfather of Chicago hip hop." In June 2011, No I.D. announced he formed the supergroup Cocaine 80s, alongside Common and several other artists. In August 2011, he became the Executive Vice President of A&R for Def Jam Recordings. He subsequently launched his own record label imprint, ARTium Recordings, with signings such as Jhene Aiko and Common.