Yaahn Hunter Jr’s passion for music began at the age of three beating on pots and pans with two wooden spoons. Yaahn began playing the drums at his father’s church, New Faith Cathedral, Church of God In Christ (C.O.G.I.C.) at the age of eight. At the age of 14, Yaahn was featured on Gospel Chops showcasing the “Triple Back Beat “. This video has generated over 400,000 views.
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Yaahn began playing the organ, piano and keyboard at the age of 14. Over the years, Yaahn has had the opportunity to play for gospel icons and new artists such as: Dorinda Clark-Cole, Karen Clark-Sheard, Twinkie Clark (All Grammy Award Winning Gospel Artists), Timothy Wright, Kim Burrell, Judith McAllister, Beverly Crawford, Norman Hutchins, Byron Cage, Marvin Sapp, David Daughtry, Tasha Page-Lockhart and many more.
Yaahn’s father, Dr. Yaahn Hunter Sr. introduced him to recording in a studio setting. Yaahn Jr. began recording, producing, mixing and mastering his own original music at the age of 12 years old using two vintage synthesizers: Roland D-20, Ensoniq SQ-1 and Roland Doctor Rhythm 880 drum machine. He has now composed and written over 1,000 songs that have been placed on numerous mainstream records.
In the summer of 2007 Yaahn Hunter Jr. received a scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music in the fall of 2008. While at Berklee, he learned music theory and studio engineering. This acquired knowledge has propelled his musicianship, production, mixing and mastering skills over the years. In the summer of 2012, Yaahn graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Production and Engineering.
In 2012, Yaahn started his own production business, Yhuntermusic Productions. Since then, he has produced for Grammy and Stellar Award Artists such as: The Walls Group, Alic Walls, Jessica Reedy, Jason and Geneen White. He has also produced for Rising Stars such as: Naomi Raine, Chandler Moore, Annale', Kevin Ross, Chastity, Dale Anthony & Faith Out Loud, iAmSon and many more.
Yaahn's producer tagline, "That's Hunter" has become a call to attention! He is influencing the world with his unique "Chill Vibes''! His rendition of Earth, Wind and Fire's, "Can't Hide Love" has taken social media by storm! His rendition is still trending to date! Over 150,000 short form videos have been made using Yaahn's music! Brands and Establishments such as: Target, Square, Oakland Museum and countless others have featured Yaahn's music on their Instagram Reels and TikToks. Yaahn has been blessed to partner with brands such as: Sonor Drums, Output, Slate Digital, Waves Plugins, SkillShare, DistroKid and many more.
A timeline of milestones and exclusive events.
Partnered with Skillshare, an American online learning community.
Partnered with PreSonus.
Partnered with Sonor & Distrokid.
Produced The Walls Group’s Single “Friend in Me” - Charted #6 on Billboard
Co-Produced Geneen White’s Single “Praises Go Up” - Charted #8 on Billboard
Released 2nd Solo Album “The Process” - Generated over 650,000 Streams
Produced & mixed Dale Anthony & Faith Out Loud’s Album, “Closer” - Charted #9 on Billboard
Released first solo Album self-entitled “Yaahn Hunter Jr"
Yaahn Hunter Jr. is multi-talented in various areas of music production. Here are some of the special skills that set him a part from the rest.
Certified Music Producer
Mixing & Mastering Engineer
Owner of Yhuntermusic Productions
Certified Music Producer, Mixing & Mastering Engineer.
Multi-talented Musician (Drum-Set, Piano and Organ).
Produced, Mixed & Mastered 20 Albums & 40 Singles.
Owner of Yhuntermusic Productions: Produced 15 Artists business gross of $50,000.00
Produced The Walls Group’s Single “Friend in Me” – Charted #6 on Billboard.
Digital Audio Workstations
Final Cut Pro
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