Tommy D. In Los Angeles
Paul McCartney - Off The GroundOff The Ground
Tommy D was hired to do the radio edit of the title track. This would be his first credit. "World's End Managment asked me to do the track," said Tommy D.
George Clinton - Hey, Man, Smell My FingerGeorge Clinton - Martial Law
Status: None Tommy D recalls, "This record, I got a programming and bass credit. They had at least 150 guys all working on that album, so who knows who did what. That's how we worked sometimes though."
Tommy D did this track during his stint working for Prince.
Snoop Dogg - DoggystyleGin and Juice (Radio Edit)
Status: 6x Platinum Tommy D. just linked up with Death Row Records by this time, leaving Prince's crew to work for Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. He details leaving Prince in the audio portion.
Above The Rim OSTLord G - Mi Money Rite
Status: 2x Platinum "I snuck this song [Mi Money Rite] on to the cassette version for Lord G and Tony Green (musician). I engineered and got a production credit," Tommy D said.
Friday OSTDr. Dre - Keep Their Heads Ringin
Status: 2x Platinum "A song that was done at Dr. Dre's house with Sam Sneed. He helped create that beat with Dre."
Dogg Pound - Dogg FoodDPG - New York, New York
Status: 2x Platinum Tommy D recalls, "That record was a nightmare. Daz really wanted to make sure this album popped. He wanted to be on deck, which he already was."
Dogg Food was the highest selling independent album of all time.
2Pac - All Eyez On Me2Pac - Got My Mind Made Up
Status: 9x Platinum "We did this track at Dre's house," says Tommy D. "They were having a party, and Method Man and Redman happened to be in the building. That's how they got on this record. This was finished before Pac had it."
Makaveli (2Pac) – The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory2Pac - Hail Mary
Status: 5x Platinum Tommy D was appointed 2Pac's chief engineer, by the man himself. Not only did Tommy D engineer these sessions, he produced a lot of the material. "Hail Mary" represents a work that Pac wanted Tommy D to build the bass up.
"Years later, they told me about a Jay-Z tribute concert, where he played this song and the bass shook the place [Red Rocks]."
Korn - Follow The LeaderKorn - It's On
Status: 5x Platinum "This was recorded after a robbery occured at a studio we were working on a Michael Jackson remix at. I didn't have any of my equipment to do this record," recalls Tommy D.
2Pac - Greatest Hits2Pac - Hit Em Up
Status: Diamond (10 million album sales or more) "We had to take "Hit Em Up" to be mixed again quick to put this compilation together." This is one of the only hip hop records that went diamond.