THE-DREAM, born Terius Youngdell Nash, is an American record producer, songwriter, and singer, and one of the godfathers of modern-day R&B. His co-writing credits alone include “Me Against the Music” for Britney Spears, “Ride” for Ciara, “Umbrella” for Rihanna, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” and “Partition” for Beyoncé, “Touch My Body” for Mariah Carey, and many more.
Along with his songwriting, The-Dream has released 7 studio albums, including Love/Hate (2007), Love vs. Money (2009), Love King (2010), 1977 (2011), IV Play (2013), and the 2018 triple album Ménage à Trois: Sextape Vol. 1, 2, 3.
His most recent album, SXTP4, was released in April 2020 and includes songs such as “Wee Hours ft. Jhené Aiko,” “Passion,” and “Sang.” The-Dream has five Top 5 R&B albums as a solo artist, 13 billboard-charting hits as a performer, two gold-selling albums, two BET Awards, and eight Grammy Awards, making him one of the most accomplished songwriters and artists across several generations.