Ramon Sean Rivas
Ramon Sean Rivas (born February 9, 1980), also known as 9000, is an American audio engineering.<ref name="artistdirect"></ref><ref></ref>
Ramon Sean Rivas, born in Queens, New York, is of Dominican origin.
At 17, Rivas joined So So Def Recordings as an intern engineer. In 1998, Rivas moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he later received a permanent place in Jermaine Dupri's So So Def Recording's record company. Thereafter, Rivas connected with Matthew Knowles and signed a publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music as an in-house engineer.
Rivas is perhaps best known for engineering several Grammy award-winning albums for recording artists such as Beyonce, Jay-Z, and Justin Bieber, respectively.<ref name="allmusic"></ref> Rivas has worked with So So Def Recordings and Roc Nation as a mixing engineer, earning recognition for engineering the Grammy award-winning album Lemonade (album) by Beyonce and Drunk In Love.<ref></ref><ref></ref> Rivas is also credited for producing Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' studio album; he has also worked on hollywood films such as Despicable Me, Fast & Furious, and Malice N Wonderland.<ref></ref><ref></ref>
Category:1980 births Category:Living people Category:Audio engineers Category:Record producers