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Duro

Duro

Mixer/Engineer/Producer/Exec

Duro's Jaxsta Profile

Ken "Duro" Ifill is the American CEO of Desert Storm Records and a six-time Grammy Award-winning mixing engineer. In the mid-1990s, Duro served as an intern engineer for Q-Tip during the recording of Mobb Deep's The Infamous album. In 1997, Duro, DJ Clue, and Skane Dolla (DJ Clue's manager) developed Desert Storm Records. The label's first major artist is rapper, Fabolous. In September 2001, Fabolous released his debut album Ghetto Fabolous, charting at No. 4 on the Billboard 200. The label was previously distributed through Interscope, Elektra, Atlantic and Sony. The label is currently distributed through Def Jam. Duro has mixed and produced albums by Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Pop Smoke, Tory Lanez, Kid Cudi, Usher, DMX, Ludacris, Myriah Carey and many more. Recently, it was announced that Duro was appointed Senior VP of A&R at Republic Records.

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