Carlos Stephens, is an American record producer from New Orleans, Louisiana. He found fame as a member of No Limit Records‘ in-house production team, Beats by the Pound. Since leaving the label, he has founded his own record label and distribution company Flame Entertainment. To date Stephens has over 75 Million in credited record sales and still counting.
Stephens has worked on over sixty five major projects, and is credited with three #1 Singles, Fourteen gold albums, Ten platinum, Two double platinum, one Triple platinum, & Quadruple platinum Album.
In 1996, Carlos established distribution through No Limit Records. This allowed him to release his first artist, Skull Duggery and The Ghetto Commissionin 1998. That same year Beats by the Pound would receive a nomination for Producer of the Year and collectively be voted as one of Hip-Hop’s “Thirty Most Powerful People” by The Source.
In 1999, Carlos would continue the production tradition with multiple gold and platinum albums starting with Master P’s platinum-selling album Only God Can Judge Me, and the title track for the film Light It Up. In 2000, Stephens would contribute production on the soundtrack to HBO’s critically acclaimed show Oz. Stephens and No Limit would follow up with the introduction of the 504 Boyz and their chart topping debut album. The Hit single “Wobble Wobble” would become one of the hottest songs of 2000; followed by the success of Master P’s Gold album Ghetto Postage and its smash hit “Bout Dat“. In 2001, Lil Romeo‘s debut single “My Baby” received commercial success by becoming one of the U.S. biggest songs of 2001. All three songs would reach #1 on Billboard’s U.S. Hot Rap Singles with the song “My Baby” being #1 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/HipHop chart, and capturing Billboard’s 2001 Single of the Year.
In 2002 Carlos began working with Creative Labs in a partnership program for “Prodikeys”, a Nasdaq listed company. From 2004 – 2006 Carlos headed up the business development team with partner Gary Murray founder of Wise Technologies. The new company was called Mixcast Networks (formally OOH! tv) Mixcast was a strategic, development and content accusation and distribution firm with a wi-fi component that reached malls, airports, travel plazas and marinas. Currently Carlos is releasing multiple artists through Flame Entertainment. He is currently in production with The Ghetto Commission, Mena, and G-Bravewhom will all have new projects releasing soon.
Craig “KLC” Lawson (born July 15, 1969), is a #RapMusic producer from the #3rdWard of #NewOrleans, Louisiana. He found fame as a founding member of #NoLimitRecords’ #Legendary #MultiPlatinum in-house production team, #BeatsByThePound. @KLCTheDrumMajor has worked with numerous recording artists and is credited for having discovered several prominent rappers, including @504Fiend, Mystikal, & SouljahSlim
After leaving No Limit Records, KLC, along with fellow producers @themobdick, @craigb808, & @itsodell formed a new production team called The Medicine Men. operating under the company name Overdose Entertainment. As a member of The Medicine Men, KLC continued to produce no only for former No Limit Records labelmates such as Fiend and Mystikal, but other rap stars such as @troubleman31 and @ludacris.
From 1988 to present, KLC is credited (solo and with other members of Beats By The Pound) on close to 300 studio recordings covering over 100 studio albums. Lawson’s RIAA accolades include eighteen gold albums, twelve platinum albums, four double-platinum albums, two triple-platinum albums, and one quadruple-platinum album as well as two gold singles, two platinum singles and one double-platinum single. Lawson has two Grammy nominations, both at the 45th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Rap Album (Word of Mouf by Ludacris and Tarantula by Mystikal) and two BMI Awards – one for the hit single Move Bitch (by Ludacris) and one for the associated album Word of Mouf.
Most Notable Songs produced by KLC: “Bout It, Bout It” (featuring Mia X)by TRU “You Got It” (featuring 6 Shot)by Magnolia Slim “Bout It, Bout It II” (featuring Mia X)by Master P “No Limit Soldiers” (featuring Mia X)by TRU “Swamp Nigga”by TRU “Freak Hoes” (featuring Mia X)by TRU “Make ‘Em Say Ugh!” (featuring Fiend, Silkk The Shocker, Mia X, & Mystikal)by Master P “Move Bitch” (featuring Mystikal & I-20)by Ludacris “It’s Ya Dog”by 6 Shot
Odell Vickers Jr. is a Louisiana-based Musician/Music Producer who was an in-house musician for Cash Money Records before moving over to No Limit Records as a member of it’s in-house production team Beats By The Pound. One of the most notable contributions by Odell was his keyboard work on the Mannie Fresh-produced “Drag ’Em N Da River” by U.N.L.V., a Mystikal diss song at the time.
Odell produced a lot of classical theme dramatic tracks that played on various No Limit movies, including C Murder’s 1st & 2nd albums intro’s & outro’s. He sang on many Beats By The Pound-produced albums for artists such as C-Murder, Master P, Mystikal, Mr. Serv-On and Mia X. Odell also has a song and video from “Foolish Soundtrack” called “Nothing Stays The Same” featuring Porsha. Present day today Odell has his own record label called Dellsong Music
Born Craig Damian Bazile, of New Orleans, Louisiana, Craig B. Is a member of No Limit’s former in-house production team #BeatsByThePound. He has produced music since the early 90s for New Orleans artist E.R.C. @CraigB808’s most notable songs: “Freeloaders” (featuring #MasterP)by #SilkkTheShocker “The Man Right Chea”by #Mystikal “The Party Don’t Stop” (featuring Master P & #FoxyBrown)by @TheMamaMiaX “It Ain’t My Fault 1 & 2″(featuring Mystikal)by Silkk The Shocker “Thinkin’ About U” (featuring Mia X & Mo B. Dick)by Master P
Mo B. Dick
Raymond E. Poole (born July 4, 1965) better known by his stage name Mo B. Dick is an American rapper, singer, and music producer. He is a founding member of the production team the Beats by the Pound, which produced most of No Limit Records releases from 1995 to 1999. During his stint at No Limit Records, He not only produced tracks, but was also a featured artist on over a dozen songs, As a member of Beats by the Pound, the production team collectively produced nearly all of the label’s tracks. Mo B. Dick’s own repertoire lists his production credits on over 170 recordings and has his own record label Out The Box Xploitations. Currently Mo B. Dick is working on projects for his new imprint, Out The Box Xploitaions, Dr.Dre, 8Ball and MJG, Mystikal, Daz Dillinger, and producing songs for various movie soundtracks, TV shows, and video games. He is also a member of the Throwback Cool Funk band called Merging Traffic Fellowship.