Boy Outta Here


  • This song was produced by The Underdogs and King X and features the rapper Rick Ross. Harvey Mason, Jr. and Damon Thomas were hugely successful producers independently before coming together in 1999 to form The Underdogs. Mason Jr. was part of the Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins' team writing and producing tracks for artists as varied as Justin Timberlake, Toni Braxton and Whitney Houston, while Thomas was formerly a songwriting and production partner for R&B producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds during the late 1990s, collaborating on such hits such as Dru Hill's "These are the Times" and Pink's "Most Girls."

    Together as the Underdogs, the pair scored Grammy and Oscar nominations for the work on the Dreamgirls soundtrack as well as working with Chris Brown on several of his hits including his duet with Jordin Sparks "No Air" and the dance track "Turn Up The Music."


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