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The Legendary Traxster / Bio

The Legendary Traxster (a.k.a. Sam Lindley) is an American songwriter / producer. He produced the Certified Platinum & Grammy Nominated Smash, “My Chick Bad” by Ludacris featuring Nicki Minaj on the album “The Battle of The Sexes”. Traxster’s production on “My Chick Bad” helped land Ludacris a #1 album on the Billboard 200 and also gave Nicki Minaj her first Grammy Nomination. His most recent hit singles are "I Do It" by Big Sean produced with No I.D & “Make a Movie” by Twista ft. Chris Brown, it still sits in the top 40 R&B/Hip Hop Billboard charts after 35 weeks Traxster produced 10 tracks on Twista's current album "The Perfect Storm". Success is not new to Traxster, he earned a Grammy Nomination for his work with Mariah Carey, co-writing and producing the track, "One and Only" on her 2005 released album, “The Emancipation of Mimi” which sold over 10 million albums worldwide.

The 2009 reunion on Twista’s Category F5 has rekindled the chemistry between the two with six songs produced by The Legendary Traxster and reaching the Billboard with #1 Rap album including the hit single “Wetter”.

A native of Chicago, he is best known as producer for the platinum-selling rapper Twista and the famed rap group Do or Die, for whom he produced several albums including the platinum-selling Picture This. Picture This is notable for introducing Twista to the mainstream, particularly on the album's blazing centerpiece "Po Pimp". Traxster also produced Twista’s Platinum selling “Adrenaline Rush” in its entirety. Traxster is credited for creating the Midwest / Chicago sound: slow, dark, bass heavy grooves, with wild drums and running hi-hats, to match the triple time rhyme patterns of the rappers. He soon spread his sound nationally producing songs for artist around the country. Big Sean T.I., Chris Brown, Waka Flocka, Ray J, Yo Gotti, Lil Bossie, Cam'ron, Scarface, Bun B, Mystikal, E-40, WC, C-Bo, Static Major, Tech N9ne & The Outlawz have all used Traxster production

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The Legendary Traxster
Artist Name
The Legendary Traxster
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Hip Hop / Rap / R&B

Contact Info

Chicago, IL

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  • Dr Dre
  • Twista
  • No I.D.
  • Do or Die
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