William H. Matlock III (born October 4th, 1978)raised in Cleveland, Ohio, better known by his last name MATLOCK, is an American record producer, writer, and rapper. Primarily known for but not limited to his work in hip. hop. Since 2001 Matlock has produced for numerous independent and national recording artist. He landed his first major placement in 2005.
His Production style is very versatile and unorthodox, often being compared to producers Timberland and the Neptunes. As a performer he has garnered independent success. In 2001 Matlock 1/4 member of the CHROME entered and won the Are you the One BET talent shocase.
They made a brief appearance on BET and went to california all expenses paid and recieved many other prizes. Due to a deployment in 2003 to serve in Operation Enduring Iraqi Freedom music plans were put on hold. Upon returning in 2004 Matlock decided to focus mainly on producing.
Back on the scene Matlock was contacted by fellow platinum producer and friend Young Yonny about submiting tracks to majors. Matlock began submiting tracks in 2005 and began recieving attention from numerous artist and labels. Since then Matlock placed a track on LiL Waynes Muti Platinum album the Carter 2. He has produced tracks for Trina, Babs from making of the band and Machine Gun Kelly of BadBoy Records, Gudda Gudda and MackMaine of YoungMoney, Men at Large, Bizzy bone, and many others.
LIL Wayne- Oh No (CashMoney records/YoungMoney/Universal) 2005
LIL Wayne- U nasty & I know the future (mixtapes) 2007
Sqad up – Gudda Gudda Break the game down (unreleased album) -Universal
Trina – Queen of MIA & So Many Memories (mixtapes) 2006/2007
Trina -Still The Baddest- Nothin(Slip n Slide/Capital/Emi 2008
HungryMusic – Take a Bite out the Game vol1
Trina – Go Ham f/ Matlock (Mixtape 2009-10)
PrettyMoney – PrettyMoney f/ TRINA (Mixtape 2009-10)
Trina – BadB**** Diamonds are Forever (Mixtape 2011)
Trina – BadB**** Back2Business (mixtape 2012
II Face video -appearance 2006
Skent Dukes- I got Swagger- appearance 2007
HungryMusic -Breath f/ flexingTwon, HeavyWeights, Nessacary, and Matlock
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