Four time Grammy award winning music producer Shondrae "Bangladesh" Crawford is the man behind some of biggest hits in the industry. Bangladesh track record is extensive, it reads like the billboard 100 with hits from global icons such as Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Eminem, Missy Elliot, Usher, and many more. Bangladesh has positioned himself as one of the leading mainstream music producers in the industry.
Bangladesh broke through the game crafting the unique track "What's Your Fantasy" for Grammy winning rapper now actor Ludacris. That was the beginning of the many hits to come. He then went on to team up with Ciara, producing "hotline" on her debut album Goodies which sold over 3 million copies. Bangladesh distinct sound has taken over the airwaves through a series of other hit singles including hip hop legends 8ball&Mjg's "Don't Make", "No More Drama" and Forever featuring Lloyd. Living Legends album became their biggest selling album in their extensive career. Bangladesh's trademark futuristic sound is also featured on Kelis's fourth studio album Kelis Was Here with the hit single "bossy" which became one of her biggest hot 100 singles thus far. He is also responsible for certified double platinum and MTV ranked #1 hip hop song of the year for 2008 "Amilli from hip hop super star Lil Wayne. With such great results from "Amilli" he did it again by producing "6foot 7foot" on the Carter V for Lil Wayne. Bangladesh popularity was growing rapidly gaining the attention of international music icon Beyoncé, he went on to produced the fam ale anthem "Diva" and "Videophone" which feature Lady Gaga. While Bangladesh was set on a path for global recognition for his eclectic sound he teamed up with Dr.Luke by producing "Sleazy" for pop diva Keaha which feature Andre 3000, one of his all time favorite rap artist in this industry.
When he is asked who he loved working with he would probably say Nicki Minaj. Bangladesh produced "Did it on em" for hip hop biggest female rap artist on her Pink Friday debut album.
Bangladesh is known to put it down with best. he shocked the airwaves with singer/actress Brandy Norwood, he produced "Put it down", her 1st #1 in ten years.
Lemonade by Gucci Mane was one of the rap artist biggest songs till today which was produced by Bangladesh.
How many #1's are documented? I don't know but many would say he change the sound of RnB when he created "Breakup" for Mario.
While striving for greatness his goals aren't yet for filled.
Currently he is working Brenda Mada (his new artist signed to Def Jam), Keke Palmer and his own material. Stepping out into the artist world Bangladesh is excited about the music he has to come.