When the credits for Kendrick Lamar's new album DAMN. hit last night, one mysterious name stood out among the pack of familiar ones like Mike Will Made It, DJ Dahi, and James Blake. Bekon, whose identity has been confirmed by Pitchfork as Daniel Tannenbaum, was listed for production and vocal contributions to no less than eight songs on the project.
Hardly a newcomer, Tannenbaum's been writing and producing songs for close to a decade, primarily under the moniker Danny Keyz, for the likes of Eminem, Emeli Sandé, Snoop Dogg, and many more. Here's what we know: