Tay Keith (real name – Brytavious Lakeith Chambers) is an American songwriter and record producer who is best known for co-producing Drake’s Nonstop and Travis Scott’s Sicko Mode.
Keith was born on September 20, 1996, in South Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Tay started making beats at age 14. Chambers said in an interview:
”I used to record music and put it on YouTube and DatPiff.”
He began working with Blac Youngsta on his mixtape, ”F### Everybody” in 2015.
Keith produced “Rover,” a song by rapper BlocBoy JB. It was released as a standalone single on January 13, 2018.
On February 9, 2018, rapper BlocBoy JB released “Look Alive,” a song produced by Tay. The first single is part of BlocBoy JB’s mixtape, Simi. The song featured many artists, including – Zach Randolph, Quando Rondo, Moneybagg Yo, and Drake. It peaked at #5 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Keith produced “Nonstop,” a song by Canadian rapper Drake as the 6th single from his album ”Scorpion.” The song peaked at number #1 in Canada. In addition, Nonstop reached the top ten in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Portugal, New Zealand, Ireland, Greece, and Australia.
Tay said about the “Nonstop” beat:
”He [Drake] chose as he was wrapping up the album.”
Tay went on to say:
”You know, he wanted that Memphis slap.”
On August 3, 2018, rapper Travis Scott released the song “Sicko Mode” featuring Drake and released by Epic Records. The song debuted at number #4 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Later, Sicko Mode became his first top 10 on the Radio Songs chart. It is part of Travis Scott’s third studio album, titled – ”Astroworld.”
Tay was a co-producer on Sicko Mode. At the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, Keith was nominated for Best Rap Song for his work at the song.
On August 31, 2018, Eminem released his album “Kamikaze.” Tay produced the song Not Alike. The song reached the top 40 in the United States, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia.
On October 5, 2018, Stoopid (from the album Dummy Boy) was released by 6ix9ine. The song was certified platinum by the RIAA and reached number #25 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It featured Bobby Shmurda and was produced by Tay.
Keith graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro on December 15, 2018. Tay said about graduating from college in an interview:
”School took up a lot of my time and I couldn’t move how I wanted to.”
”My colleagues and I took advantage of the opportunity to build on the executive side more so than the music side.”
In another interview, Keith said music was always the plan A:
”Music was my way out. School was the plan B, just in case music didn’t work out.”
Beyoncé released the album Homecoming: The Live Album on April 17, 2019. The track Before I Let Go was produced by Tay.
He said for HuffPost about working with Beyoncé: ”When I work with Beyoncé and remake it, that takes it to a different level.” Keith continued: ”I got a lot of support from the Beyhive, and a lot of her fans always send me love.”
Rappers NLE Choppa, Stunna 4 Vegas, and Polo G released the song Go Stupid on February 14, 2020. It is part of Polo G’s album The Goat and it was produced by Keith. It peaked at number #60 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
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Keith was a producer on Rain, a single released by British rapper Aitch featuring rapper AJ Tracey. The single was released on March 5, 2020.
In April 2020, Keith and Fast Cash Boyz (a group form of TP Stackz, C-Money, Money, and C Jizzle) released a single, called – ”Bad Habits.” The single was co-produced by Canadian record producer Murda Beatz.
Tay Keith didn’t disclose information about his romantic life to the public.
”I don’t want to be labeled as just a producer.”
”Students that chase their dreams in music a lot of times tend to drop out.”
”Dr. Dre just inspired me so much. Just him personally, outside of music, too.”
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”If you want to be a successful artist, you have to start in your city.”
”I want to prove that you can go to school and still chase your dream, too.”
Tay Keith – Net Worth
Keith earned most of his wealth from being the producer of many songs released by famous artists, including – Drake, Eminem, Metro Boomin, Beyonce, Lil Baby, Miley Cyrus, Cardi B, DJ Khaled and more. Therefore, Tay Keith has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
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