Chief Xcel Composer

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Akeelah and the Bee (Performer and Writer, “Lester Hayes”) Lionsgate

Director: Doug Atchison
Producers: Laurence Fishburne, Sid Ganis, Danny Llewelyn
Starring: Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett

Biker Boyz (Writer, “Release (Parts 1 & 3)”, “Passion”) DreamWorks

Director: Reggie Rock Bythewood
Producers: Stephanie Allain, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Erwin Stoff
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Djimon Hounsou, Orlando Jones

Brown Sugar (Writer, “Nowhere Fast”, “Make You Feel That Way”, “It’s Going Down”, “Day One”) Fox Searchlight

Director: Rick Famuyiwa
Producer: Peter Heller
Starring: Taye Diggs, Sanaa Lathan, Yasiin Bey

Ken Park (Writer, “Deception”) Busy Bee Productions

Director: Larry Clark, Ed Lachman
Producers: Kees Kasander, Jean-Louis Piel
Starring: Adam Chubbuck, Tiffany Limos, James Ransone


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Blackalicious – Imani Vol. 1 TBA
Loudspeaker (w/ Ledisi) – Something About Us TBA
Burning House – Walking Into A Burning House Naive
Blackalicious – The Craft %(company)Anti%
Lateef & The Chief – Ambush Quannum/Anti
Fela Kuti – Underground Spiritual Game Quannum/Universal
Blackalicious – Blazing Arrow Universal
Blackalicious – Nia Quannum/XL
Blackalicious – A2G Quannum/XL
Blackalicious – Melodica Solesides


Nowhere Fast – Questlove (The Roots) & Traci Moore
Brain Washers – Ben Harper
First In Flight – Gil Scott Heron
Release – Zach De la Rocha (Rage Against The Machine), Saul Williams, Lyrics Born
It’s Going Down – Talib Kweli, KeKe Wyatt
Lotus Flower – George Clinton
Automatique – Marcia Ambrosius & Natalie Stewart (Floetry) Swan Lake – DJ Shadow
Attica Blues – Archie Shepp
Passion – Rakkaa Iriscience & DJ Babu (Dialated Peoples)
4000 Miles – Chali Tuna (Jurassic 5) & Lateef The Truthspeaker Blazing Arrow – Miho Hatori (Cibo Mato)
Aural Pleasure – Jaguar Wright


Blackalicious – Swan Lake 12"/CD single Solesides Records
Blackalicious – Lyric Fathom 12” Solesides Records
Blackalicious – One of a Kind –Quannum Spectrum- Quannum Projects
Blackalicious – Jada’s Vengence –Quannum Spectrum- Quannum Projects Touch the Stars
Blackalicious – A2G/Alphabet Aerobics 12" (promo only) – Solesides Records Blackalicious – Deception 12" – Quannum Projects
Blackalicious – Deception Remixes 12” – Quannum Projects
Blackalicious – Nia Mixtape (mixed by J-Rocc) – Quannum Projects
Blackalicious – Trouble, Quannum Projects/Mo’ Wax
Blackalicious – If I May b/w “May I” and “Reanimation” Quannum Projects/Mo’ Wax
Blackalicious – Everywhere at Once 12” Quannum Projects/Mo’ Wax
Blackalicious – Calcutta Convention – Droppen the Bomb Vol.2, Bomb Records
Blackalicious – Soul In Flesh – Unbound Compilation, NGA
Blackalicious – Passion" b/w “Paragraph President”, 2001, MCA/ Quannum Projects
Blackalicious – Make You Feel That Way, MCA/Quannum Projects
Blackalicious – It’s going down Remixes w/ Lateef & Talib Kweli ”- MCA/Universal
Blackalicious – Art of Mind 7”- Mahaogany Sun /MCA/Universal
Blackalicious – Just What Can Happen – True Notes Vol. 1 – Okay Player Records
Blackalicious – Excellent – NBA 2K6 – Decon Records
Blackalicious – Rhythm Sticks b/w Rhythm Sticks Rmx 12” – Quannum Projects/Anti
Fatboy Slim – Wonderful Night Remix – Astralwerks
Ledisi – Runnin – Turn Me Loose Verve Universal
Ledisi – One Step – Pieces of Me Verve Universal
Chief Xcel/DJ Shadow – Fully Charged/Hardcore Instr Hip Hop Mo Wax/Solesides John Tchcai- Love Is Touching" remix – B & W Music
Latyrx – “Burning Hot in Cali on a Saturday Night”
Latyrx – “Bad News”
Lateef & The Chief – “Golden Rule” – Quannum Spectrum
Quannum MCs – “Blue Flames” – Solesides Greatest Bumps
The Watts Prophets – Doing Everyday the Hard Way – London Records
Lifesavas – Headaches Exercise remix – Quannum Projects
Chief Xcel Multitudes – Constant Elevation – Astralwerks
Bumcello – Beautiful You Warner Bros. Records France
Lifesavas – “Soldierfied” (from the album Spirit in Stone)
Lifesavas – “Emerge” (from the album Spirit in Stone)
Lateef & the Chief – Ambush CDEP/EP
Lateef & The Chief – Lester Hayes 12”
Lateef & The Chief – Best of Me 12"
Haiku De Tat – Top Qualified – Decon Records
Lyrics Born – Limited Time Offer – Quannum Projects
Archie Shepp – “Attica Blues The Chief Xcel Remix” Verve Universal