The Platinum Brothers
|Also known as||The Platinum Bros.|
|Origin||Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.|
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B|
|Associated acts||Charlie Wilson, Jennifer Lopez, J. Holiday, Bone Thugs and Harmony, Nivea (singer)|
|Website||Platinum Brothers Website|
The Platinum Brothers are an American record production duo based in Atlanta, Georgia. Consisting of Adam Gibbs and Mike Chesser, the duo produced "Let's Chill" and "So Hot" from Charlie Wilson's album Charlie, Last Name Wilson which has gone on to sell over 300,000 copies.
In 2002, The Platinum Brothers provided the beats to Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Thug World Order.In August 2004, they sat on the "Super Producers Panel" at Billboard magazine's fifth annual R&B and Hip-Hop Conference Awards in Miami Beach, Florida. In 2005, they contributed to Charlie, Last Name Wilson. They were featured in 2006 on Bone Thugs and Harmony's Koch Records release entitled Thug Stories.
The Platinum Brothers also produced the current single "On The Radio" from Deemi's album entitled Soundtrack Of My Life.They have also produced for artists such as Bone Thugs and Harmony, Bella, Q. Amey, Will Smith, and 4 songs from Nivea (singer)'s 2005 album entitled 'Complicated.
The Platinum Brothers have been featured on episode 3 of BET's TV show Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is, TBA (Bone Thugs-n-Harmony album), and The Movement (Mo Thugs album) and currently are featured on the upcoming albums Brave (Jennifer Lopez album) by Jennifer Lopez and Back Of My Lac by J. Holiday.
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Anthony Henderson, better known as Krayzie Bone, is an American rapper, singer, producer, and entrepreneur. He is a member of the rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
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"Spit Your Game" is the second single by Notorious B.I.G. from his Duets: The Final Chapter album, a remixed album of Biggie Smalls' work. The song features guest appearances from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Krayzie Bone and Twista and sampled Walter Jackson's "My Ship Is Coming In". The single is a double A-side with "Hold Ya Head", a song which samples "Johnny Was" by Bob Marley.
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"Look into My Eyes" is the first single by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony from the album The Art of War. Released as a single in 1997, it reached number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and was certified platinum by the RIAA for sales of one million copies. It is also included on the soundtrack to the film Batman & Robin. A music video was released for the single. Bizzy Bone did not appear in it, but the clips from the film were scattered throughout the video. A remix produced by DJ U-Neek entitled Look into My Eyes was released on the compilation album The Collection: Volume Two.
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