Audio Engineer, Producer, & Artist Xalent was born in New Orleans
Desire Housing Projects. As a young child he started his music career
as a rapper being inspired by soul artist from the 70s and hip hop
artists/producers DJ Quik, Snoop Dogg, & Nas.
In 2003 he established a music production company Rock Tha Mic
Productions (R.T.M.) and after a conversation with multi Platinum Producer Mannie Fresh
(Cash Money Records) he grew more interested in music production
and audio engineering.
Relocating to Atlanta Georgia in 2005 he promoted his music online
which landed his opportunity to record with Slip N Slide Records ‘On
Tha Grind’ imprint while being mentored by platinum selling producer
Riecco Delavega (Bad Boy Records).
Continuing his education he attended Atlanta Metropolitan College
studying Mass Communication later transferring to Omnitech Institute
for their dual Audio Engineering/Information technology course.
In 2009 he worked at Black Tattoo Studio & later Soul Asylum Studio,
engineering songs for artists including, Andre 3000, Gucci Mane,
Daron Jones of R&B group 112 and Future.
Xalent moved to New York City in 2010 and began working with
various studios across the 5 boroughs. Producing for D Tek of (Konvict
Muzik Records), engineering for multi platinum producers (Ty Fyffe)
at Music Factory Studio, & (Self Service), True Sound Lounge Studio
and hip hop artists Raekwon, Kelly Rowland of Destiny’s Child, Busta
Rhymes and Nicki Minaj.
He continues to release solo projects as an artists while building his
production and engineering brand expanding his experience into radio,
short film live events and in the near future television.