Rashad Muhammad (born October 10, 1988), better known as HazeBanga, is a music producer and music technology inventor from San Diego, California. He is the owner of HazeBanga Music, as well as CEO and part owner of a music technology company called “I.T.E.M.”.
He began to develop his craft in music production at the very young age of 13. His passion for music production paved the way to his current success as a music producer. Haze is known for his “gifted ear” by music industry professionals; his ear for sound is what landed him a key position working with Grammy Award winning producer Hit-Boy – who found Haze while he was working with hip-hop group Audio Push. He then began to work with HS87 as Hit-Boy’s audio engineer and music producer.
In the duration of time he worked with Hit-Boy, Haze co-produced and did additional music production for various recordings artists including Beyoncé, where he produced on various songs and co-produced “Flawless”, earning himself a Grammy nomination. He has also produced for such artists including Mariah Carey, M.I.A., Will.i.AM, Selena Gomez, Rita Ora and more.
In August 2015, HazeBanga signed his publishing deal with Disney Music Group. When he’s not in the studio creating magic, Haze is embarking into different creative territories including film scoring. He is passionate about the film and TV world and has goals of acting and directing movies. Haze’s energy and impeccable work ethic is what has garnered him acclamation and success in such a short amount of time.
As a Grammy nominated/ASCAP award winning producer, HazeBanga is proving to be a force in the entertainment industry.