Samuel Lindley, aka The Legendary Traxster, is a multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer, and rapper. He produced the certified platinum song "My Chick Bad" by Ludacris featuring Nicki Minaj on the album "Battle Of The Sexes," helping land Ludacris a #1 album on the Billboard 200. Among his many accolades, Traxster earned a Grammy Nomination for his work with Mariah Carey, co-writing and producing "One and Only" on her album, "The Emancipation Of Mimi" which sold nearly 10 million records worldwide.
Traxster architected the Midwest/Chicago Hip-Hop sound. A native of Chicago, he is known as the primary producer of the platinum-selling rapper Twista and the famed rap group Do or Die, for whom he produced several albums including the platinum-selling "Picture This." "Picture This" is notable for introducing Twista to the mainstream on the album's centerpiece "Po Pimp." Traxster also produced Twista's Platinum-selling "Adrenaline Rush" in its entirety. More than two decades later, The Legendary Traxster's sound still resonates throughout today's Hip-Hop and R&B.
Continuing to evolve as a businessman, Samuel currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Indie Distribution for Universal Music Group and operates his family’s content creation company, Nothing But Dope, LLC.