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The Top 10 Best R&B Songs Produced by Kay Gee (of Naughty by Nature)

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Despite the fact that he constantly goes overlooked among his producer peers, Kay Gee has had just as much success as most of them. The low key DJ of hip hop legends Naughty by Nature, he formed his Divine Mill label to put out R&B projects and has made a huge impact in doing so.

Artists like Next, Zhane, Jaheim, Koffee Brown and more can all credit Kay Gee with starting their careers, and he had a hand in the hits behind their success. Here is our list of The Top 10 Best R&B Songs he produced so far in his career.

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Aaliyah – A Girl Like You (featuring Treach of Naughty by Nature)

From Aaliyah’s sophomore album “One in a Million”, Kay Gay produced the song “A Girl Like You” featuring Treach.

Aaliyah One in a Million Album Cover

 

Deborah Cox – It’s Over Now

Deborah Cox scored huge dance hits with her first two singles “Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here” and “Things Just Aint the Same” from her sophomore album “One Wish”. Kay Gee gave her a more traditional R&B sound with great results on the hit “It’s Over Now”.

Deborah Cox Its Over Now

 

Faith Evans – Good Life

This song has gone a bit overlooked among Faith Evans’ catalog, but the Kay Gee produced single was included on Funkermaster Flex’s “The Mixtape, Vol 4.: 60 Minutes of Funk”.
Faith Evans Good Life

 

Jaheim – Just in Case

Jaheim burst onto the scene with the Kay Gee single “Just in Case” from his debut album “Ghetto Love”; the song was penned by RL (formerly of Next).

 

Jaheim – Anything (featuring Next)

Kay Gee put his group Next together with his newly signed artist Jaheim for the great single “Anything”, also from Jaheim’s debut album “Ghetto Love”.
Jaheim Anything Single Cover
 

Koffee Brown – After Party

Kay Gee discovered and signed group Koffee Brown to his Divine Mill label. Their debut single “After Party” remains a timeless party anthem.
Koffee Brown After Party
 

Noel Gourdin – The River

This throwback to the soulful sounds of years past became a #1 single and further showcased Kay Gee’s diversity as a producer.
Noel Gourdin The River
 

Next – Too Close

A crossover pop smash, “Too Close” is probably Kay Gee’s biggest production success in r&b and made Next known worldwide.
Next Too Close
 

Next – Wifey

The first of a few of Next’s biggest hits on the list, “Wifey” has gone on to become a wedding anthem.
Next Wifey
 

Zhane – Hey Mr DJ

Among the first of Kay Gee’s r&b production came with Zhane who he discovered and signed to Divine Mill. Their biggest hit was “Hey Mr. DJ”.
Zhane Hey Mr DJ Single Cover
 
 
Honorable Mention:

Aaliyah – Are You Ready

Deborah Cox – September (Remix)

Ideal – Whatever

Jaheim – Fabulous

Jhene Aiko – No L.O.V.E.

Koffee Brown – Didn’t Mean to Turn You On

Next – Butta Love

Next – I Still Love You (I’ll Always Love You Remix)

Next – Imagine That

Tha Rayne – Kiss Me (featuring Lupe Fiasco)

Tha Rayne – Didn’t You Know

Zhane – Sweet Taste of Love

Zhane – Sending my Love

Zhane – Groove Thang (Remix)

Zhane – Request Line

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