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Radio Facts: Originally published November 15, 2018 – Legendary production trio Organized Noize has quietly crept back to the top of the charts with the success of their latest banger, Janelle Monae‘s hit song “I Like That,” as the track reaches #1 on Billboard’s “Adult R&B Songs” chart. Originally debuting at #2 on Billboard’s “Top TV Songs” chart after being featured in the wildly popular HBO seriesInsecure, “I Like That” is an introspective song that showcases Monae‘s confidence and delight in her idiosyncrasies as a nonconformist. The song really hit home with music lovers, peaking at #14 on Billboard’s “Hot R&B Songs” chart.Founders of the Dungeon Family, which introduced acclaimed acts like Outkast, Goodie Mob and more, Organized Noizehelped to lay the blueprint for Atlanta hip-hop. The Grammy Award-winning producers are also responsible for setting the ground work for what is now known as trap music and continue to work with artists like Future and Big Krit to push the ever evolving southern hip-hop culture forward.In pursuit of their own passion for music, the production trio comprised of Ray Murray, Rico Wade and Sleepy Brown created a movement that has broken records and defined careers. The 2016 Netflix documentary The Art of Organized Noize revealed the crew’s impact on music culture and game them the recognition they deserved. It is impossibe to ignore that Organized Noizechanged the face of hip-hop forever.Beyond legacy, Organized Noize remains at the forefront of the culture with songs like “I Like That,” and other recent releases. Currently, they are in the studio working with Dungeon Family alums Goodie Mob, Big Boi and Scar, as well as Atlanta newcomer Deante Hitchcock and rising New Orleans rapper Pell.