Pkolo

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Widens Pkolo Dorsainville
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Background information
Birth name Widens Dorsainville
Also known as Pkolo
Born (1987-08-07) August 7, 1987 (age 30)
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Origin Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Genres Hip hop, R&B, soul, Reggae
Occupation(s) Record Producer, Entrepreneur
Instruments Fl Studio, Midi Keyboard, Machine, Piano
Years active 2010–Present
Labels Atlantic Records, Soundplus Record
Associated acts Britanny Foushee, J.R. Writer, Cassidy (rapper), Fabolous, DMX
Website www.soundplusrecordings.com

Widens Pkolo Dorsainville (born August 7, 1987), known as Pkolo Theproducer, is a Haitian hip hop record producer, and label owner. He was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and was raised in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He has worked with and produced the likes of , Fabolous, J.R. Writer, DMX, Laura Izibor, P. Diddy, Styles P and most recently serves as CEO of Soundplus Record

Musical career[edit]

2005–2010: Early career[edit]

In 2005, Pkolo began producing from his music production class in Elizabeth High School, singing, and rapping in part by his love of hip-hop. His brother and Widens started a local recording studio after graduating High school where they excel their talent within the community. In 2010 Widens got his first break in the music industry by engineering/co-producing three tracks off Fabolous Mixtape "Rip To the Competition" while working at a major studio located in times square manhattan.

2010–2012: Tainted Blue Studio[edit]

In early 2011, Pkolo was promoted as the chief operator of the studio and he got a chance to network with some of the studio major clients and worked with them as well. A gold plaque was presented to Widens "Pkolo" Dorsainville for his contribution on the You Be Killin Em record. The record You Be Killin Em also won the New York Music Awards for best Hip Hop Single. Just to name a few: Widens worked with and produced artists like DMX, Styles P, Laura Izibor, Kevin Cossom, Plus many more

2012–2014: Badboy Entertainment[edit]

In 2012, Widens decided work with the mogul P.Diddy at Daddy's House Recording Studio located in New York Manhattan. He got a chance to mingle with everyone at the label while working with some of their biggest artist such as French Montana, King Los, Machine Gun Kelly etc... ", Baboy, September 2012</ref> After such a great experience with P.diddy Widens Launched his own Label with the debut album" Diary Of a Love Junkie" . Widens recently sign his management deal with Atlantic records.

Discography[edit]

Selected production discography[edit]

Music/Production/Mixtapes[edit]

  • 2010: Fabolous-RIP to the competition
  • 2016: Britanny Foushee- Diary Of A Love Junkie

Charts[edit]

Artist Title Year Credit
Snootie Wild Fuck your feelings 2017 Producer
Driicky graham Rollie 2017 Producer
The Diplomats & Cassidy (rapper) "Run it up" feat. Fredmoney 2016 Producer
DMX "Times Up" 2016 Producer
Sean Combs & French Montana "Worst Nightmare" 2014 Assist Engineer
Fabolous "Lights out" 2010 Engineer
Fabolous "Body Countt" 2010 Engineer
Fabolous "You Be Killin em" 2010 Co-produce
Laura Izibor "can't be Love" 2010 Engineer
Chart (2010–2011) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 63
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[2] 8
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[3] 6

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[4] Gold 500,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format
United States[5] August 31, 2010 CD track
November 23, 2010 Radio airplay

References[edit]

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External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Fabolous – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Fabolous. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  2. ^ "Fabolous – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Fabolous. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  3. ^ "Fabolous – Chart history" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Fabolous. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
  4. ^ "American single certifications – Fabolous – You Be Killin Em". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  5. ^ "New Music: Fabolous "You Be Killin’ Em"". Rap Radar. August 29, 2010. Retrieved February 18, 2011. 
  6. ^ Allmusic, [ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/widens-dorsainville-mn0003513181", Allmusic, 2016]
  7. ^ Recording Connection, [1]
  8. ^ SoundCloud, [ "https://soundcloud.com/pkolotheproducer/pkolo-feat-dmx-times-up, 2012]
  9. ^ Vevo, , 2013
  10. ^ OM, [2]
  11. ^ Dunnbrad Sheet,[3]
  12. ^ Allmusic, [4]
  13. ^ opencorporates, [5]
  14. ^ Radio1039NY,[6]
  15. ^ Youtube, [7]
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  17. ^ Youtube, [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_27I2S7eyM]
  18. ^ Youtube, [9]