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Zimbabwean credited for composing Beyonce's 'Drunk in Love'

by Staff reporter
29 Jan 2014 at 08:14hrs | Views
United States-based producer Brian Soko has been credited for co-writing Beyonce Knowles's popular hit "Drunk in Love".

Soko is a hip-hop and R 'n' B music composer and song writer from Zimbabwe. He has hogged the limelight following revelations he was one of the writers of Beyonce's hit that features her husband Jay-Z.

Brian Soko along with Noel Fisher, Andre Eric Proctor, Rasool Diaz, Timothy Mosley, Jerome Harmon and Boots composed the song for Knowles' self-titled fifth studio album Beyoncé.

Brian Soko has managed to expand his catalog by working with other prominent African artists such as K.O from Teargas on a track titled Mission Statement and Dj Vigilante's Sgelekeqe Feat Ma-E, PRO, Maggz.

"Drunk in Love" debuted at number 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. It has generally peaked inside the top 50 positions in most European countries singles chart. It has hit number 10 in the UK - becoming Beyonce's 17th Top 10 hit on the chart.

Its lyrics depict female sexuality as Knowles adopts sensual and confident vocals.

Source - herald