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James David Washington (born August 26, 1980[1]), better known under his stage name Jim BEANZ, is an American vocal producer, songwriter, actor, singer and record producer from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, now working out of Philadelphia, signed to Timbaland Productions and Sunset Entertainment Group. He got his start working under the tutelage of Jazz from the hit R&B group, Dru Hill, when he was an artist in the R&B group "Tresan". In 2005, Beanz started working alongside Timbaland as a vocal producer and more recently, as a song producer. He co-wrote the winning entry of the Eurovision Song Contest 2008, "Believe" by Dima Bilan. Jim Beanz also wrote and produced songs on the first season of the mega hit television series on FOX called Empire, and portrayed the rapper "Titan" on the show.[1]

Jim Beanz
Darin (Zanyar) and Jim Beanz in studio.jpg
Background information
Born (1980-08-26) August 26, 1980 (age 39)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Occupation(s)Vocal producer, actor, record producer, songwriter, vocalist
LabelsSunset, Timbaland, Reservoir
Associated actsEmpire Cast, The Royal Court, Tresan, Timbaland, Dru Hill, Dima Bilan

Contents

CreditsEdit

2004Edit

Hair Show SoundtrackEdit

  • Khaliya Williams "Wanna Get With You"

2005Edit

El FecoEdit

  • "Like It Like That"

Apache Indian - Time For ChangeEdit

  • 18. "A Prayer For Change" (featuring Gunjan)

Shakira - Oral Fixation Vol. 2Edit

  • 05. "Animal City" – co-producer

Jamie Foxx - UnpredictableEdit

2006Edit

Kulcha Don - It's All About YouEdit

  • 07 "Say So"

Nelly Furtado - LooseEdit

  • 01. "Afraid" (featuring Attitude)
  • 02. "Maneater" – vocal producer, co-writer, background vocals
  • 03. "Promiscuous" (featuring Timbaland)– vocal producer, background vocals
  • 04. "Glow"
  • 05. "Showtime" – vocal producer, background vocals
  • 06. "No Hay Igual" – vocal producer, background vocals
  • 08. "Say It Right" – vocal producer, background vocals
  • 09. "Do It" - vocal producer
  • 11. "Wait For You" - vocal producer
  • 13. "All Good Things (Come to an End)" – vocal producer, background vocals
  • Maneater (Jim Beanz Bhangra Remix) (featuring Amar) - producer
  • Promiscuous (Jim Beanz Bhangra Remix) (featuring Amar & Timbaland) - producer, background vocals

Danity Kane - Danity KaneEdit

  • 03. "Want It" – vocal producer, co-writer
  • 04. "Right Now" – vocal producer, co-writer

Fergie - The DutchessEdit

  • unknown tracks with Timbaland

Diddy - Press PlayEdit

Gwen Stefani - The Sweet EscapeEdit

  • "Fast Lane"
  • unknown tracks with Timbaland

Fantasia - FantasiaEdit

  • 12. "Bore Me (Yawn)" – co-writer

2007Edit

Katharine McPhee - Katharine McPheeEdit

  • 01. "Love Story" - vocal producer
  • 03. "Open Toes" – vocal producer
  • 05. "Not Ur Girl" - vocal producer
  • 06. "Each Other" - vocal producer
  • 07. "Dangerous" – vocal producer
  • 11. "Neglected" – vocal producer, background vocals

Timbaland - Timbaland Presents Shock ValueEdit

Lady Ru - My AddictionEdit

  • 01. "My Addiction" (featuring Amar)
  • 02. "Snake Charmer" (featuring El Feco) [2]
  • 03. "Hands Up" (featuring Kuf Knotz & Azyah) [3]
  • 04. "Got Me (Burnin' Up)" (featuring Apache Indian, Shahin Badir & Leseya Lee)
  • 05. "Catch Me" (featuring Taz) [4]
  • 06. "Your Woman" [5]

All Produced by Jim Beanz

  • 07. "Chances Are" (featuring Channi Singh) - additional vocal producer [6]
  • 11. "Mr. DJ" (featuring Leseya Lee) - vocal producer, co-writer
  • 12. "You & Me" (featuring Kino) - co-writer
  • "My Man" (featuring Anjali & Mana) [7]
  • "My Obsession" (featuring Gunjan) [8]
  • "So Hot" (featuring Ms. Jade & Apache Indian) [9]
  • "So Many Ways" (featuring Kufie The MC) [10]

Mutya Buena Real GirlEdit

  • "Heat"
  • "Wanna Be"

M.I.A. - K A L AEdit

Britney Spears - BlackoutEdit

  • 01. "Gimme More" – vocal producer, co-writer, background vocals
  • 04. "Break The Ice" - vocal producer, co-writer, background vocals
  • 06. "Get Naked (I Got A Plan)" - vocal producer, co-writer
  • 09. "Hot As Ice" - vocal producer, background vocals
  • 11. "Perfect Lover" - vocal producer, co-writer, background vocals
  • 13. "Outta This World" - vocal producer, co-writer
  • 15. "Get Back" - vocal producer, background vocals

Duran Duran - Red Carpet MassacreEdit

  • 03. "Nite Runner" - additional vocals
  • 05. "Box Full O' Honey" - vocal producer
  • 09. "Zoom In" - vocal producer
  • 10. "She's Too Much" - vocal producer, background vocals
  • 11. "Dirty Great Monster" - vocal producer
  • 12. "Last Man Standing" - vocal producer

Test DriveEdit

  • "Drive Me Crazy" (featuring Sebastian) - vocal producer, co-writer

2008Edit

Keri HilsonEdit

  • "Get It Girl" - background vocals

Danity Kane - Welcome To The DollhouseEdit

  • 02. "Bad Girl" (featuring Missy Elliott) - vocal producer, co-writer, background vocals
  • 03. "Damaged" - vocal producer
  • 05. "Strip Tease" - vocal producer, co-writer
  • 12. "Poetry" - vocal producer

Credits on the first run of this album are wrong, Jim Beanz was the vocal producer on 90% of Danity Kane album. As seen in Making the Band 4, Season 2.

Matt Pokora - MP3Edit

  • 01. "Dangerous" (featuring Sebastian & Timbaland) - vocal producer, co-writer
  • 02. "Catch Me If You Can" - vocal producer, co-writer
  • 04. "No Me Without U" - vocal producer, co-writer
  • 12. "Why Do You Cry?" - co-producer, vocal producer, co-writer
  • 14. "Like A Criminal" - vocal producer, co-writer

Day26 - Day26Edit

  • 02. "Got Me Going"
  • 06. "Co Star"
  • 07. "Come In (My Door's Open)
  • 13. "Just Should've Told You"

Ashlee Simpson - Bittersweet WorldEdit

  • 01. "Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)" - vocal producer, co-writer, background vocals
  • 02. "Boys" - co-writer
  • 03. "Rule Breaker" - vocal producer, co-writer, background vocals
  • 04. "No Time For Tears" - background vocals
  • 05. "Little Miss Obsessive" (featuring Tom Higgenson) - vocal producer, co-writer
  • 06. "Ragdoll" - vocal producer, co-writer, background vocals
  • 07. "Bittersweet World" - vocal producer, background vocals
  • 08. "What I've Become" - vocal producer, co-writer, background vocals
  • 09. "Hot Stuff" - co-writer
  • 10. "Murder" (featuring Izza Kizza) - vocal producer, co-writer, background vocals
  • "Can't Get Over It"
  • "Follow U"

Ashanti - The DeclarationEdit

  • 14. "Why" - co-writer
  • "For My Man"
  • "The World Song"

Taio Cruz - She's Like A Star SingleEdit

  • "I Just Wanna Know (Jim Beanz Remix)"

Donnie Klang - Just a Rolling StoneEdit

  • 06. "Pick It Up"

Jennifer Hudson - Jennifer HudsonEdit

  • 03. "Pocketbook" (featuring Ludacris) – co-producer, co-writer, background vocals [11]
  • "Fallin Out Of Heaven"

Craig David - Greatest HitsEdit

Lemar - The ReasonEdit

  • 03. "Little Miss Heartbreaker"

Britney SpearsCircusEdit

  • 01. "Womanizer" - vocal producer
  • 04. "Kill The Lights" - co-writer, background vocals
  • 08. "Blur" - vocal producer, background vocals

Jamie FoxxIntuitionEdit

  • 02. "I Don't Need It" - vocal producer, background vocals
  • 17. "Street Walker"
  • "Nothin For Ya"

JadaEdit

  • unknown track

2009Edit

Chris Cornell - Scream (Mosley/Interscope/Universal)Edit

  • 01. "Part of Me" - vocal producer, background vocals
  • 02. "Time" - co-writer, vocal producer, background vocals
  • 03. "Sweet Revenge" - co-writer with James Fauntleroy, vocal producer, background vocals
  • 04. "Get Up" - co-writer with James Fauntleroy, vocal producer, background vocals
  • 05. "Ground Zero" - co-writer, vocal producer, background vocals
  • 06. "Never Far Away" - co-writer with Ryan Tedder & The Clutch, vocal producer, background vocals
  • 07. "Take Me Alive" - co-written with Justin Timberlake, vocal producer, background vocals
  • 08. "Long Gone" - vocal producer
  • 09. "Scream" - co-writer, vocal producer, background vocals
  • 10. "Enemy" - co-writer with Ryan Tedder & The Clutch, vocal producer, background vocals
  • 11. "Other Side Of Town" - co-writer, vocal producer
  • 12. "Climbing Up The Walls" - co-writer, vocal producer
  • 13. "Watch Out" - co-writer, vocal producer, background vocals
  • "Lost Cause"

Keri Hilson - In A Perfect World... (Zone 4-MosleyInterscope/Universal)Edit

  • 04. "Return the Favor" (featuring Timbaland) - vocal producer
  • 06. "Slow Dance" - co-writer with Justin Timberlake, vocal producer, background vocals
  • 08. "Intuition" - writer, co-producer, vocal producer
  • 09. "How Does It Feel" - co-writer, co-producer, vocal producer, background vocals
  • 14. "Where Did He Go" - vocal producer
  • 15. "Quicksand" - vocal producer
  • 16. "Hurts Me" - vocal producer
  • "The Ring"

DzhamEdit

  • "Every Day"

Ciara - Fantasy Ride (Jive/RCA Records/LaFace, Sony Music, Zomba)Edit

Charlie HustleEdit

  • "Go Hard" (featuring Rebel)

Dima Bilan - BelieveEdit

  • 01. "Automatic Lady" - producer, vocal producer, writer
  • 02. "Don’t Leave" — producer, vocal producer, background vocals, writer
  • 03. "Amnesia" — producer, co-writer with Ryan Tedder
  • 04. "Number 1 Fan" — producer, vocal producer, writer
  • 05. "Believe" — producer, vocal producer, background vocals, writer
  • 06. "Lonely" - producer, vocal producer, writer
  • 07. "Mistakes" - producer, vocal producer, background vocals, writer
  • 09. "Anythin' 4 Love" (featuring D.O.E.) - producer, vocal producer, writer
  • 11. "Circles" — producer, vocal producer, background vocals
  • "Number 1 Fan" (featuring Sebastian) — producer, vocal producer, background vocals, writer

Esmée Denters - Outta Here (Tennman/Interscope/Universal)Edit

  • 04. "Love Dealer" - background vocals
  • 05. "Gravity" - vocal producer, background vocals
  • 10. "The First Thing" - vocal producer, background vocals
  • 13. "Sad Symphony" - co-writer, vocal producer
  • "Boyfriend"
  • "Closer"

Luigi Masi - Save His ShoesEdit

  • 03. "Strobelight" – producer, vocal producer, writer
  • 06. Better Now (featuring Sebastian) – producer, vocal producer, writer

Ginuwine - A Man's ThoughtsEdit

LemarEdit

  • "U Got Me"

Whitney Houston - I Look To YouEdit

  • "Undefeated" – producer, co-writer with Candice Nelson

Shakira - She WolfEdit

Adam Lambert - For Your EntertainmentEdit

Leseya Lee - The PhoenixEdit

  • 01. "Get Up And Jump"
  • 02. "Junk N Tha Trunk"
  • 03. "Blow" (featuring Cavan)

Timbaland - Shock Value IIEdit

JC Chasez - KateEdit

  • "Fire" – co-producer

Samantha JadeEdit

2010Edit

Amar - Show It OffEdit

  • 01. "Masala" (featuring Jim Beanz & D.O.E.)
  • 02. "Sajana (Pyar Ka Pehra) (featuring Shankar Mahadevan)
  • 03. "See Me Girl" (featuring Apache Indian)
  • 04. "Bombay Billionaire" (featuring Sonu Niigaam)
  • 09. "Dil Ruba"
  • 14. "Dekhne Tumko Tarse Naina"

Gunjan - Goonj: Echoes From GunjanEdit

  • 01. "Tum Mile"

LemarEdit

  • "Shout Out"

RebelEdit

  • "Get In Fit In"
  • "Have You Made Love Lately"
  • "Is This What They Call Love"
  • "Reloaded"
  • "Roses"
  • "Shoulda Coulda"
  • "Snows In July"
  • "Strung Out"
  • "Who Are You"
  • "Wifey"
  • "Disappearing Acts"

JoJo - Can't Take That Away from MeEdit

  • 03. "Pretty Please"

TinaEdit

Rihanna - LoudEdit

Chase LandonEdit

  • "Flirt" - producer, vocal producer, co-writer with Candice Nelson

Keyshia Cole - Calling All HeartsEdit

  • 09. "Last Hangover" (featuring Timbaland) - vocal producer

Craig DavidEdit

  • "Dirty Mouth" - producer, vocal producer, co-writer

2011Edit

Raghav - The PhoenixEdit

  • "Fire" - producer, vocal producer, co-writer
  • "Top Of The World" - producer

Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.Edit

Dima Bilan - DreamerEdit

  • "Rocket Man" - producer, vocal producer, writer
  • "Get Outta My Way" - producer, vocal producer, writer

Luigi Masi - Pick Up LineEdit

  • "Pick Up Line" – producer, vocal producer, writer

Demi Lovato- UnbrokenEdit

  • 01. "All Night Long" (featuring Missy Elliott & Timbaland) - writer, vocal producer
  • 04. "Together" (featuring Jason Derulo) - writer, co-produced with Timbaland, vocal producer
  • 05. "Lightweight" - writer, co-produced with Timbaland, vocal producer

Patricia KazadiEdit

  • "Go Crazy (Jim Beanz Remix)"

Joe Jonas - FastlifeEdit

  • 09. "Not Right Now" - writer

Real Steel SoundtrackEdit

Day26 - A New DayEdit

  • "Made Love Lately"

2012Edit

Cheryl Cole - A Million LightsEdit

  • "Sexy Den a Mutha"
  • "All Is Fair"
  • "Boys Lie"
  • "I Like It"
  • "Teddy Bear"

JoJo - Jumping TrainsEdit

  • "Hell Of A Song"
  • "I Want Him On Top (Of My Life)"
  • "Sexy to Me"

Lyrica Anderson - King Me MixtapeEdit

2013Edit

Darin - ExitEdit

  • "Playing With Fire"
  • "Before I Pass Out (feat. Lil Jon)"
  • "Same Old Song"
  • "F Your Love"
  • " What It's Like"

AGNEZ MOEdit

2015Edit

  • Titan Tv series Empire

Lil' KimEdit

Deborah CoxEdit

  • "Baby Love"
  • "Call It Love"
  • "Can't Wait"
  • "Famous"
  • "Love Will Conquer All"
  • "No Good"
  • "Picky Girl"
  • "Unexpected Hero"

LemarEdit

  • "Our Song"
  • "Turn It Off"
  • "War No More"

ReferencesEdit

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