Darkchild Vlog #6: The State of the Industry

Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins talks Kanye West, Auto-Tune, Brandy, and the uncertain state of the music industry in his sixth Darkchild Vlog for Rap-Up.com. Check back each week for a Darkchild update and make sure... Read More

Darkchild Vlog #4: Superhuman Beyoncé

We know Lil Wayne is a martian, but it looks like Beyoncé is also from another planet, according to Rodney Jerkins. The “Say My Name” producer speaks about working with the otherworldly singer in... Read More

Darkchild Vlog #3: Reuniting with Brandy

In his third vlog for Rap-Up.com, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins talks about getting back in the studio with Brandy to make another “classic” album with her fifth LP Human (Nov. 11). He discusses her second... Read More


Darkchild Vlog #1: Janet Jackson Leaves Island Def Jam

Janet Jackson is officially a free agent. In his first Darkchild video blog for Rap-Up.com, super producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins exclusively reveals that Janet has cut ties with the Island Def Jam Music Group.

Rodney ‘Darkchild’ Jerkins Comes to Rap-Up

Michael. Janet. Whitney. Britney. Beyoncé. He’s worked with them all. Now Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, the super producer behind music’s biggest chart-toppers, is coming to Rap-Up.com with his new Darkchild Vlog premiering this Monday, September... Read More

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