Tito Tahan (born August 5th, 1980) is an American multi-platinum music producer, entrepreneur, sync licensing expert, author, and keynote speaker. Tito rose to fame by producing popular music that can be heard on BET, MTV, VH1, OWN, HBO, Lionsgate and more. His unique production skills and impressive entrepreneurial accolades are often featured in Yahoo!, FOX, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, Disrupt, Influencive, Ask, Market Watch, and several other top-tier news publications.
Tito has founded ProducerLife, a production music library and record label services. He also founded Media Group Management, a technology and business development firm. Tito is well known for offering professional and personal development programs to musicians, entrepreneurs, and celebrities to help them grow in their respective industries. Tahan was ranked number 10 in the “Top 20 Instagram Accounts To Follow in 2021” on Yahoo.
Early life and education
Tito Tahan was born on August 5th, 1980, in Lorain, Ohio to a Peruvian mother and a Puerto Rican father. At a young age, he began playing his mother’s piano, writing raps and would DJ with his neighborhood friends. Tahan survived a robbery attempt in his late teens, he was shot five times including the left side of his head, left ear, left shoulder, left-back, and right arm.
Tahan transferred from Southview High School to Lorain High and finally to Clearview High School where he eventually dropped out in 12th grade. Years later Tahan completed his General Educational Development (GED), and studied at Allstate Barber College and would later move to Cleveland, Ohio to open his first barber shop.
In 2019, he acquired a bachelor’s degree in the music business from Full Sail University. In his family, Tahan is the first to accomplish gaining a college degree despite his trials and tribulations and being raised in poverty. His mind set and persistence towards creating a better life, helped him to complete his goals.
In 2012, Tahan worked as an A&R, music producer, and creative director for Iceman Music Group, distributed by Entertainment One (eONE). He contributed to projects for artists such as Onyx, JR Writer, Vado, and more. He also worked with Coast 2 Coast Live, traveling across the nation as a showcase judge, mixtape dj and keynote speaker; looking for unsigned musical talent.
In 2013, Tahan teamed up with co-founding member of D-Block, J-Hood, they both released a collaborative mixtape titled - “Featuring Hood .
In 2015, Tahan founded ProducerLife, a multi-media production company, record label and music library. During this time, he collaborated with six-time BMI award winner music composer Kurt Farquhar and produced music for several TV shows and films, including Real Husbands of Hollywood, Being Mary Jane, Zoe Ever After, Hollywood Divas, Single Ladies, Keyshia Cole: All In and MTV2’s Guy Code and many more.
By 2021, Tahan has established himself as a multi-platinum record producer, sync licensing expert, investor, author, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker. In January of 2021, he signed his first artist Little Bandjo who recently rebranded to Bravenn Dehill in April 2021.
- Best of 730 Dips (2011)
- Mixtape Session 4 (2012)
- Featuring Hood (2013)
- Powerful Musik (2013)
- Hated (2013)
- Wake Da Fuck Up (2014)
|2014||Eric & Jessie: Game On||music producer - 2 episodes|
|2015||My Favorite Five||music producer|
|2015||Being Mary Jane||music producer - 1 episode|
|2015||One Bad Choice||music producer - 1 episode|
|2015||Keyshia Cole: All In||music producer - 8 episodes|
|2015||Guy Code||music producer - 3 episodes|
|2015||R&B Divas: Los Angeles||music producer - 1 episodes|
|2015||Single Ladies||music producer - 2 episodes|
|2015||Jump!||music producer - 1 episode|
|2015||Sister Code||music producer|
|2015||Hollywood Divas||music producer - 2 episodes|
|2016||Here We Go Again||music producer - 3 episodes|
|2016||Zoe Ever After||music producer - 2 episodes|
|2016||The Perfect Match||music producer|
|2016||The Next :15||music producer - 6 episodes|
|2016||Cleveland Hustles||music producer - 8 episodes|
|2015-16||Real Husbands of Hollywood||music producer - 5 episodes|
|2017-21||Keeping Up with the Kardashians||music producer - 13 episodes|
|2017-20||Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta||music producer - 5 episodes|
|Keeping Up with the Kardashians (TV Series)|
|2011||Winners Take All||music producer|
|2021||Beginnings and Endings||music producer|
|2020||Things Fall Apart: COVID-19||music producer|
|2020||Happy 40th Birthday, Kim!||music producer|
|2020||Fights, Friendships, and Fashion Week, Part 2||music producer|
|2020||Fights, Friendships and Fashion Week Part 1||music producer|
|2018||Mime Over Matter||music producer|
|2018||My Mother's Keeper||music producer|
|2017||When It Rains, It Pours: Part 2||music producer|
|2017||When It Rains, It Pours: Part 1||music producer|
|2017||The Aftermath||music producer|
|2017||Time to Dash||music producer|
|Black Lightning (2018-2021)|
|2021||The Book of Ruin: Chapter Two: Theseus's Ship||music producer|
|2021||The Book of Ruin: Chapter One: Picking Up the Pieces||music producer|
|2018||LaWanda: The Book of Burial||music producer|
|2018||LaWanda: The Book of Hope||music producer|
|Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta ( 2017-2020)|
|2020||Episode #9.16||music producer|
|2017||In Due Time||music producer|
|2017||Sister Wives||music producer|
|2017||Who's Your Daddy||music producer|
|Love & Hip Hop: Miami (2018-2020)|
|2020||Pressing Forward||music producer|
|2018||Good Hair||music producer|
|2018||Forbidden Fruit||music producer|
|2018||Welcome to Miami||music producer|
|Love and Hip Hop: New York (2017-2020)|
|2020||Baby Mena Drama||music producer|
|2019||Zip It||music producer|
|2018||St. Maarten - Part 1||music producer|
|2018||Single No Mingle||music producer|
|2017||Streets Are Talking||music producer|
|2017||Rubbed the Wrong Way||music producer|
|Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood (2017-2019)|
|2019||Oh Mama||music producer|
|2017||Spirit Animal||music producer|
|2017||New Bae||music producer|
|2017||Girl Fight||music producer|
|2019||Giving Up||music producer|
|The Quad (2017-2018)|
Tito Tahan is fluent in English, Spanish, and Arabic.
In the media
- "Tito Tahan on How the Pandemic Has Affected Music Producers". in.style.yahoo.com. Retrieved 26 April 2021.
- "Decision-Making or Intuition? Learn How Savvy Entrepreneur Tito Tahan Applies Both". Influencive. 24 February 2021. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "Tito Tahan Shares Benefits Of Listening To Music For Soul". thriveglobal.com. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "Top 20 Instagram Accounts To Follow in 2021". in.style.yahoo.com. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "From Nothing To Something: How The Power Of Working Smarter Transformed The Life Of Tito Tahan". Disrupt Magazine. 10 February 2021. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "MTV Music". MTV. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "Music Producer Tito Tahan on Overcoming Past Trials to Build a Future of Success - Press Release - Digital Journal". www.digitaljournal.com. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "Hollywood Divas (TV Series 2014– ) - IMDb". imdb. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- Marie, Sarah (25 January 2021). "Tito Tahan Is Dominating the Music Industry with His Versatile Set of Skills and Talent". New York Weekly. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "Music Producer Tito Tahan on Overcoming Past Trials to Build a Future of Success". www.wpgxfox28.com. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "Music Producer Tito Tahan on Overcoming Past Trials to Build a Future of Success". www.wboc.com. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "Keyshia Cole: All In (TV Series 2015– ) - IMDb". imdb. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "Music Producer Tito Tahan on Overcoming Past Trials to Build a Future of Success". www.wdfxfox34.com. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "Cleveland, Ohio Get Ready for Coast 2 Coast LIVE on July 23, 2014". PRWeb. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "Tito Tahan - EverybodyWiki Bios & Wiki". en.everybodywiki.com. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
- "Tito Tahan - Founder @ ProducerLife - Crunchbase Person Profile". Crunchbase. Retrieved 19 April 2021.