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Nile Rodgers

g, voc, *1952 US, New York City
Musician / Producer of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Nile Gregory Rodgers The N Tommy Jymi

Influential guitarist, songwriter and producer, born 19 September 1952 in New York City. A leading light of the disco scene in the late 1970's, he recorded as part of Chic and with bandmate Bernard Edwards produced many of the most popular and memorable disco hits of the 1970's and 1980's. You can take a look at the entry Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers for a more complete list of their works together. Rodgers produced artists like Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, David Bowie, Madonna, Duran Duran, Mick Jagger, INXS, Thompson Twins, Grace Jones, The B-52's and Beavis & Butt-Head and is responsible as either artist, producer or writer of songs that have accounted for sales of over 100,000,000 records. Rodgers is also the first African-American to own his own national music distribution company Sumthing Else MusicWorks, Inc., which is a leader in the distribution of video game soundtracks.

     
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Synthesizer
  • Backing Vocals
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
  • Dance
  • Rock
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
For Life (feat. Nile Rodgers) on KYGO by Kygo
Get Lucky (Radio Edit) [feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers] on Get Lucky [feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers] by Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers
Honey Boy (feat. Nile Rodgers & Shenseea) on Honey Boy by Purple Disco Machine & Benjamin Ingrosso
UNFORGIVEN (feat. Nile Rodgers) on UNFORGIVEN by LE SSERAFIM
Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers) on Random Access Memories by Daft Punk
I Was Made For Lovin' You (feat. Nile Rodgers & House Gospel Choir) on I Was Made For Lovin' You by Oliver Heldens, Nile Rodgers & House Gospel Choir
lock / unlock (with benny blanco & Nile Rodgers) on HOPE ON THE STREET VOL.1 by j-hope
AGUA on LEGENDADDY by Daddy Yankee
Just A Dance on Radiosoul by Alfie Templeman
Good Morning (feat. Kojey Radical & Nile Rodgers) on Good Morning by SHY FX, Kojey Radical & Nile Rodgers

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Till The World FallsNile Rodgers & Chic, Mura Masa / Cosha / Vic Mensa2018Single
I Love Chic & Nile Rodgers Productions (Classic Mixes) (Volume 1)Chic & Nile Rodgers2018Album
It's About TimeNile Rodgers & Chic2018Album
Till The World FallsNile Rodgers & Chic2018Album
My FireNile Rodgers & Tony Moran Present Kimberly Davis2017Album
FantasyGeorge Michael Featuring Nile Rodgers2017Single
Beat The TrackCarl Cox & Nile Rodgers2017Album
Give Me Your LoveSigala Feat. John Newman & Nile Rodgers2016Single
Future FunkNicky Romero & Nile Rodgers2016Single
Telepathy (Remixes)Christina Aguilera Feat. Nile Rodgers2016Album
Pressure OffDuran Duran Featuring Janelle Monáe And Nile Rodgers2015Album
The Other Boys (Remixes)NERVO Ft. Kylie Minogue2015Album
BoomerangEmin Feat. Nile Rodgers2015Album
I'll Be ThereChic Featuring Nile Rodgers With The Martinez Brothers2015Album
Chic & BeyondNile Rodgers2014Compil.
Do What You Wanna Do (IMS Anthem)Nile Rodgers2014Album
Love SublimeTensnake Featuring Nile Rodgers And Fiora Cutler2014Album
Love SublimeTensnake Feat. Nile Rodgers And Fiora Cutler2014Album
Up All NightNile Rodgers Presents Chic2013Compil.
TogetherDisclosure, Sam Smith, Nile Rodgers, Jimmy Napes2013Single
Le FreakHype Active Vs Nile Rodgers Feat. Pitbull & Play-N-Skillz2013Album
Everybody Dance!Nile Rodgers2011Compil.
Box Set Vol. 1 / "Savoir Faire"Nile Rodgers Presents Chic2010Compil.
Funk Box - Live At MontreuxJames Brown / Nile Rodgers & Chic / Earth, Wind & Fire2007Album
Live At Montreux 2004Nile Rodgers & Chic2005Album
Chic Freak And More TreatsNile Rodgers1996Album
Do That DanceNile Rodgers1995Single
Axel F.Nile Rodgers1994Single
State Your Mind / Stay Out Of The LightNile Rodgers1985Single
B-movie MatineeNile Rodgers1985Album
Let's Go Out TonightNile Rodgers1985Single
Reach Out (I'll Be There / Yum-YumNarada Michael Walden / Nile Rodgers1983Single
Yum-Yum / Get Her CrazyNile Rodgers1983Album
Adventures In The Land Of The Good GrooveNile Rodgers1983Album
The Land Of The Good GrooveNile Rodgers1983Single
Chic Live In JapanNile Rodgers, Chic, Slash, Sister SledgeAlbum
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