Born and raised in New York City, Cook Classics is a gifted and innovative producer. After being introduced to the MPC by a childhood friend, he developed a passion for making music. Influenced by artists such as Michael Jackson, J Dilla, and Kanye West, Cook quickly developed his own unique sound. In 2011, Cook produced Outasight’s debut single, “Tonight is the Night”, which was featured on Pepsi’s nationally aired “Who’s Next” commercial. The single became a big hit and is certified platinum. He has since worked with a number of major artists including Beyoncé, B.o.B, Jason Derulo, Flo Rida, and Cobra Starship. In 2015, Cook co-produced Natalie La Rose’s debut single, “Somebody” ft. Jeremih. The hit song reached #1 on rhythmic radio and the top ten Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.