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Nellee Hooper

*1963 GB, Bristol
Composer / Producer of Electronic and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Paul Andrew Hooper

British producer and remixer. Born: 15 March 1963 in Bristol, England, UK. Producer Nellee Hooper was behind some of the most successful and inventive dance-oriented pop music throughout the late 1980s and on through the 1990s. Hooper came up as a DJ, as a member of the Wild Bunch – the Bristol-based collective that would develop into Massive Attack. He also played percussion for Nasty Rox Inc.. Along with Jazzie B., he produced Soul II Soul through the release of the group's first two albums, both of which scored major hits ("Keep On Movin'," "Back To Life," "Get A Life"). Work followed for the likes of Tracy Chapman, Björk, Janet Jackson, and Sade. The Brit Awards honoured Hooper in 1995 as Best Producer for his work on Massive Attack's "Protection", Björk's "Post", and Madonna's "Bedtime Stories". Later on in the 1990s, Hooper set up the "Meanwhile" imprint, a subsidiary of Virgin, with one of his first pet projects being called Furslide. Steady work continued into the early 2000s, and he received a Grammy nomination in 2003 for his work on No Doubt's "Rock Steady" and Lamya's "Learning From Falling".

        
Genres
  • Electronic
  • R&B/Soul
  • Hip-Hop/Rap
  • Rock
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
#1 Crush - Nellee Hooper Mix on Garbage by Garbage
Sanctuary on Bedtime Stories by Madonna
Hymn Of The Big Wheel - Nellee Hooper Mix on Blue Lines - The Remixes by Massive Attack
#1 Crush - Original Mix on Garbage by Garbage
A Real Love Survives - Rock Steady Remix on Everything In Time by No Doubt
A Rock Steady Vibe - Rock Steady Remix on Everything In Time by No Doubt
I'm Not the Man I Used to Be - Jazzie B and Nellee Hooper Remix on The Raw & The Cooked by Fine Young Cannibals
Before Today - Nellee Hooper Unreleased 1996 Remix / 2015 Remaster on Walking Wounded by Everything But The Girl
6 Underground - Nellee Hoopers Dub on 6 Underground by Sneaker Pimps
Never Let Me Go on Everyday Hits - The 90's by Various Artists

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