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Edward Davadi, better known by the moniker Edsclusive, is a Grammy-nominated music producer who is best known for producing the beat for Fat Joe's hit song "All The Way Up" andalso has several credits with major superstars to his name. He is currently based in Los Angeles, California but is originally from New Orleans.

Early Life and Musical Beginnings

Edsclusive at the BET Awards

Edsclusive at the BET Awards

Davadi was born and raised in New Orleans and is of Nicaraguan descent. After Hurricane Katrina ravaged his home city, his family relocated to Miami. When he was 15 or 16, Davadi heard "Crank That" by Soulja Boy and was caught by how accessible it seemed for him to make a hit. After his initial inspiration, Davadi took it upon himself to learn everything dealing with music production, dropping out of high school and honing his craft with production programs such as Fruity Loops. He chose to produce under the name Edsclusive, a combination of his first name Edward and the word "exclusive" as a way to express the unique sound he creates.

Davadi eventually linked up with super-producers Cool & Dre through a mutual friend. Davadi became encapsulating in Miami's exclusive network of urban hitmakers. One artist he worked with extensively at first was Kent Jones, whom Davadi helped transition from being a producer to an artist. Davadi's first major feature was on Curren$y's 2015 album Pilot Talk III where he produced the songs “Rhymes like Weight” and “560SL".

"All the Way Up" and Rising Recognition

All The Way Up went certified platinum

All The Way Up went certified platinum

Edsclusive biggest hit came in 2016 with Fat Joe's All the Way Up featuring Remy Ma and French Montana.

At first, Edsclusive was nervous about playing his track for Joe but soon his worries dissipated.

He originally wanted the song for Franch Montana and strongly suggested for Joe to put French on the track.

All the Way Up ended up being one of the smash hits for the summer of 2016, winning two Soul Train Awards and a BET Award, which included Track of the Year as well as being nominated for two Grammys.

Another Grammy nomination Edsclusive produced in 2016 was DJ Khaled's "Holy Key" featuring Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, and Betty Wright.

Edsclusive has several major artist credits to his name including Curren$y, Wiz Khalifa, Yo Gotti, Lil Wayne, Jay Z, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, Fat Joe, French Montana, Lecrae, Cyhi the Prynce, and Betty Wright. He has inked a publishing deal with BMG/Reach Music and relocated to Los Angeles.

Edsclusive produced and co-produced several songs off Cyhi the Prynce's debut studio album No Dope on Sundays including "Amen (Intro)", "Trick Me", "Dat Side", and "Free". [1]


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