Naki The Beatman an American Record Producer, Songwriter & DJ was first heard on Chicago's WGCI where he served as Creative Director for "The Crazy Howard Mcgee Morning Show".  He also hosted his own weekend radio show as he worked seven days a week.  Naki then co-hosted nights on Chicago's WPWX Power 92 along with co-host Trey,  The Choklit Jox Trey & Naki, became the #2 rated night show in Chicago.  The two time Chicago Music Award "Producer of the Year" nominee created an outlet for unsigned Chicago artists at the time such as Kanye West, GLC & Lupe Fiasco, with a show called "The Power Hour".  After the show’s success Naki pursued music full time and co-created the production company Life Music Group, earning a partnership with former Minnesota Timberwolves star Troy "T HUD" Hudson's company Nutty Boyz Entertainment/EMI.   


Naki has produced/remixed music for some of the industry's best including 50 Cent, Chris Brown, Jason Derulo, Taylor Bennett, Chance The Rapper, Big Pun, Nick Carter, Jordan Knight, Twista, Do or Die, Lloyd Banks, Ying Yang Twins, Syleena Johnson and more. Naki has also lent his voice to MTV2/MTV Jams show "Hip Hop Slanguestics", then became the first "non-celebrity" to host "Sucka Free Sunday Video Countdown"Naki was also a On-Air Radio Host at San Francisco's Q102.1 FM, hosting the groundbreaking show "Diggin In Da Crates" with Bay Area Legend DJ Billy Vidal.  ​He's currently an A&R Scout and a voting member of The Recording Academy (The Grammys) Los Angeles Chapter and a Violator Allstar DJ.


A few Naki The Beatman FACTS:

  • Naki was once the TOUR DJ for Lupe Fiasco's group DA PAK signed to Epic Records.  
  • In 2002 Naki created a radio show to spotlight up and coming talent in Chicago called "The Power Hour" and released a CD of the same name to stores nationwide. 
  • Naki created the slogan "#1 In The Streets" for Chicago's WPWX Power 92.
  • In 2004 Naki gave JAY Z the album title to the joint project with R. Kelly "UNFINISHED BUSINESS" during a interview at WGCI Chicago.