Alumnus Swagg R'Celious Reaches the Top of the Charts

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Alumnus Swagg R'Celious Reaches the Top of the Charts

Screenshots showing H.E.R. and Livre records reaching #1 on Billboard chartsDavid Harris (MM '10), known professionally as Swagg R'Celious, has continued his chart success. Most recently, he is the executive producer, co-writer, and producer of the latest release by RCA recording artist H.E.R. The EP I Used To Know Her: The Prelude debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart. He was an executive producer of her two previous releases, H.E.R., Vol. 1 and H.E.R., Vol. 2. Both records reached #1 on the iTunes R&B Albums chart within 48 hours of release, with Vol. 2 reaching #9 on the overall iTunes Albums chart.

He is also the executive producer of Livre's debut album, Jericho: Tribe of Joshua, which hit #1 on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart and the iTunes Gospel Albums chart upon its release in May 2016.

In 2015 he produced a song included on Atlantic recording artist Justine Skye's EP, Emotionally Unavailable. The EP made its debut at #6 on the iTunes R&B/Soul Albums chart.

He is also the co-producer of former Danity Kane singer Dawn Richard's album Blackheart. The record hit #1 on the iTunes Electronic Album chart soon after its release. His latest collaborations with Richard, the singles "James Dean" and "Dance," both reached the top ten on iTunes' Electronic Songs chart.

In 2013 Swagg R'celious produced and co-wrote five songs on K. Michelle's album Rebellious Soul. The album peaked at #1 on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop chart and #2 on the Hot 200 chart. In addition, he scored and produced the music for VH1 & Atlantic Records Presents: K. Michelle's Rebellious Soul, shown on VH1. 

His sound library, Skull Petals, is available through Truth Falls Audio.