Zimbabwe Born Brian Soko Wins Grammy for Beyoncé and Jay Z’s “Drunk in Love”

Brian Soko (red bowtie) pictured here with his producing collective, The Order who won a Grammy for fleshing out Beyonce's smash hit, Drunk in Love. Image Source: Instagram.

Brian Soko (red bowtie) pictured here with his producing collective, The Order who won a Grammy for fleshing out Beyonce’s smash hit, Drunk in Love.
Image Source: Instagram.

Zimbabwean born producer Brian Soko took top honours when the smash hit he produced for Beyoncé won a Best R&B song Grammy.


A thrilled Soko took to Twitter to upload an image of himself and associates all touching the coveted golden horn at last night’s Grammy Awards which took place in Los Angeles, USA.

A beaming Soko had earlier tweeted about his excitement at attending the awards. Throughout the day, he retweeted well wishes from fans and supporters.

Soko, who is now based in the US, also worked with rap artist Cassper Nyovest on his hit, Phumakim as well as on K.O’s Mission Statement and DJ Vigilante’s Sgelekeqe featuring Ma-E, PRO, Maggz.

According to africa’s country.com, Soko fell in love with hip hop when his older brother, Prince introduced him to it. His father, who was a banker relocated the family to America after a short stay in South Africa. Soko studied sound engineering at a college in Florida.

He met his associates and the four formed The Order who have since produced music for Lil Wayne, Drake, Future and Rich Gang.

The producing collective have won three Billboard music awards – Most Performed Song 2014 R&B/Hip-Hop Award Song for Lil Wayne’s No Worries, Billboard No 1 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Song for Beyoncé’s Drunk In Love and Billboard No 1 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay for Beyoncé’s Drunk In Love.

Beyoncé’s Drunk in Love video.

Cassper Nyovest’s Phumakim video.

Bernice Maune|TimesLive.co.za

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