Raphael Saadiq

Executive Music Producer: Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur
Four-time GRAMMY Award® winner and Academy Award®-nominated Raphael Saadiq is executive music producer of Disney Branded Television's "Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur," based on Marvel's hit comic books. A multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer, Saadiq is known for his deep musicality, contemporary creative vision and encyclopedic knowledge of timeless pop and R&B music. Proven to be a go-to source of musical collaboration, he has produced and co-written hits for some of today's trailblazing artists, including Justin Timberlake, Elton John, Mick Jagger, John Legend, Solange Knowles and Mary J. Blige. To date, he is credited as a producer and composer for over 1,000 songs. In 1988, Saadiq formed the group Tony! Toni! Toné! with his brother and cousin. They enjoyed considerable success on radio and MTV with several hits, including "If I Had No Loot," "Feels Good" and "It Never Rains in Southern California." They released four platinum studio albums and received a GRAMMY Award nomination for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group. His solo career kicked off with his 2008 homage to Motown and Philly soul, "The Way I See It," and its follow-up, "Stone Rollin'," which landed on many year-end Top 10 Best Albums lists. As his solo career thrived, Saadiq honed in on his craft as a producer, working with a wide range of artists, including Snoop Dogg, TLC, Kelis, Erykah Badu and Bobby V. Among the many superstars who have tapped him to play bass or guitar on high profile projects, Lady Gaga scouted Saadiq to play at the 2016 GRAMMY Awards in her memorable tribute to David Bowie. In 2017, Saadiq collaborated with Mary J. Blige as a songwriter for the film "Mudbound," for which they both received Academy Award nominations for Best Original Song. In 2012, he was named one of Time Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential People. He has served as the musical supervisor and/or composer for numerous series and films, including "Insecure," "Lovecraft Country," "L.A.'s Finest," "Underground" and National Geographic's "Genius: Aretha." Saadiq received a Golden Globe® Award nomination in the Best Original Song category for "Tigress & Tweed" from "The United States vs. Billie Holiday" soundtrack. Born in Oakland, California, Saadiq currently resides in Los Angeles.