Berklee Today: Alumni Shine Behind Hip-Hop Hits

By 
Berklee Office of Communications
August 1, 2009
Makeba Riddick '99 speaks at a Berklee symposium in 2008.
Photo by Phil Farnsworth

Berklee has produced its fair share of backstage legends, and over the past decade, alumni contributions to the world of hip-hop and r&b-infused pop music have been huge. Here is a snapshot of three alumni—recording engineer Andrew Dawson '01, producer/songwriter Dawaun Parker '05, and songwriter Makeba Riddick '99—who work with some of the top artists in the hip-hop industry.

Read more about Berklee alumni in the hip-hop industry in Berklee Today.