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Bryan Lamar Simmons (born April 4, 1987), professionally known as TM88 (also known as TrackMan 88), is an American record producer and DJ from Atlanta, Georgia. He is a member of the Atlanta-based record production and songwriting team 808 Mafia, as one of the lead members next to Southside.[1][2] TM88 is considered one of the founders of the modern day hip hop sound.

TM88
Birth nameBryan Lamar Simmons
Also known as
  • Bart Sacii
  • TM808
  • TM-88
  • Trackman
  • The Hitman
Born (1987-04-04) April 4, 1987 (age 32)
Miami, Florida, United States
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Genres
Occupation(s)
Instruments
Years active2008–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitetm88world.com

Early life and careerEdit

Bryan Lamar Simmons was born on April 4, 1987 in Miami, Florida. He lived in Eufaula, Alabama and later moved to Atlanta, Georgia.

In 2009, TM88, 22 at the time, started producing instrumentals for Slim Dunkin, an artist at Brick Squad Monopoly before his murder in late 2011. He was introduced to Southside, whom he starting working with. Southside later invited him to join his production team 808 Mafia. In 2012, TM88 had his first major placement as a solo producer on Waka Flocka Flame's song "Lurking" which was on his second studio album Triple F Life.

TM88 caught up in 2013 on significant mixtapes from rappers like Future. TM88 later worked with Gucci Mane and landed a placement on his ninth studio album Trap House III. He then got a production feature on Future's second studio album Honest on the track "Special" in 2014.[3]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

List of albums, with date released and peak chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[4]
US R&B
[5]
US Independent
[6]
Rude Awakening
(with Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J; as TGOD Mafia)
26 3 5

MixtapesEdit

List of mixtapes, with selected details
Title Album details
Nintendo 88
(with Slugg Mania)
  • Released: February 2, 2015
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download
Sacii Lyfe
  • Released: April 17, 2015
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download
88World
  • Released: February 19, 2016
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download

EPsEdit

List of extended plays, with selected details
Title Album details
Route 80
(with Larry June)
  • Released: October 21, 2014
  • Label: Self-released
  • Formats: Digital download

SinglesEdit

As lead artistEdit

Title Year
Chill (with Rocko; as Carte Blanche; featuring Yakki Divioshi) 2014
Lifted (featuring NephewTexasBoy, Ethan Sacii and Que) 2015
Bando (with MDMA Chill) 2015
88 Will Kill Bill Volume 1 2015
88 Will Kill Bill Volume 2 2015
Been Through a Lot (featuring Young Thug and Lil Yachty) 2016
XO TOUR Llif3 (with Lil Uzi Vert) 2017
Mood (with Lil Uzi Vert) 2018

As featured artistEdit

Title Year Album
Thug Ciity (DJ Outta Space featuring Young Sizzle, TM88, NephewTexasBoy, Spiiker, Ethan Sacii, and Spihug City) 2015 Free Agent 2 (Young Sizzle mixtape)

Production discographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TM88 Wants the Fire Department to Shut Down His Shows - Thump". Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  2. ^ "One Direction's Liam Payne Hits Studio With Juicy J, TM 88". Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  3. ^ "CREDITS". Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  4. ^ Top 200 Albums | Billboard
  5. ^ R&B/Hip-Hop Albums | Billboard
  6. ^ Independent Albums | Billboard

External linksEdit