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  • Posted By Christopher Thornton on 10/17/2018

    Who We Are

    Chris and Diondria “Dria” Thornton professionally known as The Frontrunnaz are a

    married Songwriting and Production Duo. Chris specializes in music production,

    composition, vocal arrangement and production and provides background and lead

    vocals. Dria specializes in composition, vocal arrangement and production and

    provides background and lead vocals.


    Together the two have worked on some of the biggest projects in the music industry.

    With the commercial success of rapper, Logic's albums "Under Pressure", The

    Incredible True Story" and “Everybody”; The Frontrunnaz have earned 2 RIAA

    certifications and 1 RIAA certified Platinum certifications. Their biggest

    accomplishment to date has come with success of the song "1-800" ft. Alessia Cara

    and Khalid off of the "Everybody" album. The background vocals of Chris and Dria

    would soar across the world, through the speakers of the radio and on the massive

    web to become 4x Platinum and nominated for “Song of the Year” and "Best Music

    Video" at the 2018 Grammy’s. The Frontrunnaz have also been nominated for “Best

    Rap Song of the Year” at the 2016 Dove Awards for their composition on “Can’t Do

    You” by christian rapper, Lecrae. Chris and Dria are also contributing writers to

    Young Thug’s “Wyclef Jean”


    , Meek Mill’s “Shine” and Rick Ross’ “Lamborghini


    Doors” and “Money Dance”.

    Their unique blend of styles has helped expose the team to an overseas DJ community,

    a gospel artist name Lecrae and one of the top Japanese artist named Kumi Kuda.

    Dria has been featured on three UK releases, DJ Monn’s “Missin U”


    , DJ Seamis

    Haji’s “After Midnight and DJ David Noakes “Black Sunflowers”. The Frontrunnaz

    are also co-writers on all three. Also expanding across to Finland The Frontrunnaz

    co-wrote and produced “We OK” for Finnish rapper Redrama


    Currently The Frontrunnaz are collaborating with super producer IllMind on new

    songs and writing for various projects for producer Craig King. They have also

    started working on projects for rapper Saweetie on her imprint Icy/Artistry/Warner

    and working with international producer and DJ Indian Trap. Frontrunnaz

    Entertainment which is The Frontrunnaz independent label is working on an album

    release for Dria. And as executive producers they are prepping for the mixtape release

    of their new artist, MC Jumpman.


    FRONTRUNNAZ RESUME

    LOGIC

    "EVERYBODY" (RIAA CERTIFIED PLATINUM)
    "1-800-273-8255" Ft Alessia Cara

    and Khalid
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangement
    "Confess" Ft. Killer Mike
    Composer
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangement
    Vocal Production
    "Black Spiderman"
    Background Vocals
    "Anziety"
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangement

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    4

    "SERENA" BY SERENA
    WILLIAMS

    Short Commercial (Intagram: @serena)

    Musical Scoring
    Composer

    2018

    2017

    DRIA "WHEN I GROW UP"
    Executive Production
    Lead Vocals-Dria
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangement
    Composer

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    5

    TECH N9NE- THE STORM
    "Anywhere"
    Tech N9ne ft. Marsha Ambrosius

    Producer
    Composer
    Vocal Arrangement
    MEEK MILL-DC3
    "Shine "
    Composer
    Additional Vocals

    RICK ROSS "RATHER YOU THAN ME"

    "Lamborghini Doors"

    Rick Ross ft. Meek Mill and Anthony Hamilton

    Composer
    Background Vocals
    2016

    "Like Whoa"
    Composer
    Background Vocals
    "Stainless "
    Composer
    Featured Artist
    "Never Been"
    Composer
    Background Vocals
    Additional Vocals

    YOUNG THUG-MY NAME IS JEFFERY

    "Wyclef Jean"
    Composer
    Additional Vocals

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    MONN-DIGITAL SINGLE RELEASE (UK)

    "Not Missin U "
    Composer
    Featured Vocals
    LECRAE-CHURCH CLOTHES 3
    "Can't Do You"
    Composer

    LECRAE-UNASHAMED PROMO SONG

    "Illuminate"
    Composer
    Producer
    Featured Vocals
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangement

    SERENA WILLIAMS HSN FASHION SHOW (NEW YORK FASHION WEEK)

    Music Co-Production w/ Drake
    Composer
    Vocals

    LOGIC "THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY" (RIAA

    CERTIFIED GOLD)
    "Intro"
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangment
    Vocal Production
    "The Incredible True Story "
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangment
    "Contact"
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangment
    "Innermission"
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangment
    Vocal Production
    2015

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    SEAMUS HAJI-DIGITAL SINGLE

    RELEASE

    "After Midnight"Ft. The Frontrunnaz

    Composer
    Lead Vocal
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangement
    2013

    MOBB DEEP-THE INFAMOUS MOBB

    DEEP
    "Dirt"
    Composer
    Background Vocals

    LOGIC "UNDER PRESSURE" (RIAA CERTIFIED

    GOLD)
    "Til The End "
    Composer
    Lead Vocal
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangement
    "Buried Alive"
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangement
    Vocal Production
    "Metropolis"
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangement
    Vocal Production
    "Intro"
    Background Vocals
    Vocal Arrangement
    Vocal Production

    RAY J-DIGITAL SINGLE RELEASE
    "ATM" ft Dria and The Migos
    Composer
    Featured Vocals
    Background Vocals
    2014

    OUR GOAL IS TO BUILD AN
    PUBLISHING CATALOG BIG
    ENOUGH WHERE OUR CHILDREN

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