Mista E grew up in an era in the 90’s where he was inspired by great producers like Dr. Dre, Timbaland, and Shawty Redd. “They strategically focused on the mix of their tracks before vocals were ever laid”, says Mista E. As a seasoned producer, what sets Mista E apart from the crowd is that he still believes in that philosophy and in those traditional production values, which he applies to his tracks, even in this modern music era. Mista E works with Reasons and FL Studio, like some of the younger generation of producers; however, using a great deal of live instrumentation in his production gives his sound more quality and a
“I use live instrumentation in my tracks – live bass guitars, lead guitars and real chords”, adds Mista E.
One artist that Mista E has worked with throughout his career is Big Chief, now known as, Don Chief. Chief rose to be one of the most well known and respected rap artist throughout the city of Dallas, Texas and beyond. They met back in 1998 and formed a great artist and producer chemistry and bond. “We saw potential in each other”, says Mista E. This longstanding, successful relationship over the years attributed to several hit songs and albums made together. More recently, Mista E produced and wrote the 2015 movie, “The Triple D”, and casted Don Chief as the main character in the movie. The movie went on to sell more than 10,000 DVD and music soundtrack copies.
Mista E’s Production and Writers Credits
Over the past several years Mista E has worked with a host of well known artists, such as Rick Ross, Yo Gotti, Paul Wall, E-40, Lil Boosie, Dorrough Music, Lil Keke, Lil O, Silk, Brian Angel of Day 26, Don Chief, Ashley Kimbrae, Don Cannon, Tum Tum, Dj Ay Bay Bay, Lil Za, Yung Nation, and Fat Pimp, to name a few.
Mista E is passionate about writing and producing more real authentic, classic feel, 90’s R&B music. Mista E hopes to one day collaborate with talented artists like Tyrese, K. Michelle, Tank, Ginuwine, Xcape and Chris Brown. Mista E says, “Any artist that are looking to collaborate and get modern records with that classic R&B feel and sound, need to get with me”. In the future, Mista E also hopes to expand his brand and talent to produce for other popular rap artists as well; namely, Moneybagg Yo, Young Dolph, Blac Youngsta, Future and Migos.
Currently in the works, Mista E is busy working on his next film, “The Triple D Part 2” and accompanying soundtrack. In the near future, Mista E also hopes to land a publishing deal that will increase revenue from music sync/branding/licensing. He really wants to branch out and do more music scoring for TV, Film and Video Games.