The Beautiful Mind of Illmind
A model of perseverance, producer !llmind began his career in his parents' basement.
Ramon Ibanga, Jr., professionally known as Illmind (often stylized as !llmind) is a Filipino-American hip-hop producer and educator from Bloomfield, New Jersey. He has co-written and produced hip-hop, pop, soul, and electronic music for labels such as Cash Money, Def Jam, and Aftermath, and has worked with artists such as Andy Mineo, Kanye West, Drake, J. Cole, Dr. Dre, Ludacris, 50 Cent, Ariana Grande, and others. His accomplishments in 2016 include production on the new Hamilton Mixtape and Disney's Moana (2016 film), both created by Lin-Manuel Miranda. !llmind has released several studio albums and had a number of songs and albums reach the music charts. His most recent album, Human, is a collaboration with Joell Ortiz, and was released on July 17, 2015. He established his own multi-genre music company Roseville Music Group in 2014.