Dave Giles II
Dave Giles II is a Chicago-bred, LA-based, 2-time Grammy nominated artist, producer, and songwriter, whose penchant for Diasporic dance music has amassed radio spins and chart placements in over 30 countries and syncs in feature films. Notably, he is a co-writer and producer of Beyonce’s hit song, Cozy, from her #1 album, Renaissance. His collaboration with house music icons Honey Dijon & Mike Dunn, Work dominated UK radio and contributed to a BBC Radio Award nomination. Dave has seen recent releases with indie labels Classic Music Co. (Defected), Snatch Records, Bastard Jazz, Razor-N-Tape, and Moodswing Music. Dave has also modeled in national print and video campaigns for Nordstrom, Blink Fitness, and Home Depot and can be seen in the HBO film Between The World and Me.
In partnership with producer Sam O.B. as Dave + Sam, they have worked extensively with UK-based Defected Records — including their acclaimed debut album No Shade (2021) and remixes by dance producers such as Derrick Carter, Nick Sylvester, and Harry Romero. Dave + Sam’s latest singles with Moodswing Music — Love Feels and Feel Like are progressive summer pop confessionals that further their mission to package love, empowerment, and socio-political commentary atop a globally-informed fusion of house, hip hop, and electronic dance.