Donnell Shawn Butler

Hailing from Philly and published by Millennium Kid Publishing, songwriter-producer Donnell Shawn Butler came to the attention of The Brain through Youtube. Butler possesses an extreme gift as a writer of infectious melodies and lyrics as well as a soul-piercing sense of vocal harmony. Butler is The Brain’s Writer-in-Residency.

Butler has seen songwriting and production placements arriving thick and fast. Hip-Hop/R&B queen Mary J. Blige just included his composition “Irreversible” on her Billboard top-10 album My Life II; “Novacane” (featuring Kevin Rudolf) was featured on Lil Wayne’s chart-topping Tha Carter IV;  Boyz II Men also released Twenty with Butler’s lyrics and production on “Flow,” and additional songs were recently recorded by Jesse McCartney, Letoya Luckett and Shakira.

Partial Discography

Lil Wayne, “Novacane.” Tha Carter IV. Cash Money/Universal Republic.
Mary J Blige, “Irreversible.” My Life II…The Journey Continues. Interscope.
Boyz II Men, “Flow.” Twenty. MSM/Benchmark.
Bridgit Mendler, “Hold on for Dear Love.” Hello My Name Is… Hollywood Records.
Moxie, “Love.” Upcoming Album. The Brain.

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