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Winehouse producer Salaam Remi aims for Grammy

February 9, 2013 • Entertainment


This Jan. 29, 2013 photo shows Grammy-nominated producer Salaam Remi posing for a portrait at his studio in New York. Remi, best known for his work with Amy Winehouse and Nas, is nominated for non-classical producer of the year at Sunday’s Grammy Awards. Last year, his production credits include songs on Nas’ “Life Is Good” and Miguel’s “Kaleidoscope Dream,” as well as Alicia Keys’ R&B hit “Girl on Fire.” (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Salaam Remi has been producing music for more than 20 years, but he says he’s not mad that he’s just earning the top producer nomination at the Grammy Awards.

Remi, best known for producing for Amy Winehouse, Nas and the Fugees, is nominated for non-classical producer of the year at Sunday’s ceremony.

“If I never produce another record again — this is, ‘OK, you’ve made it that far up the mountain, cool. Now you can really focus on other parts of your life,’” he said in a recent interview.

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