Carvin G. Haggins is a Grammy Award Winning and Multi-Platinum Selling Song Writer, Producer, Engineer, Co-Founder of Karma Productions, Co-Creator of Forever Music Inc. and the creator of Ethical Music Entertainment.
The Philadelphia native has written hit songs for Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Faith Evans, Justin Timberlake, Raheem DeVaughn, and Musiq SoulChild. Carvin has always believed that the best songs come from real life experiences and has earned a reputation for creating songs that “mean something.”
Carvin has been making music since he was 11 and has developed a unique style. In the 90’s Carvin began working as a producer at “A Touch of Jazz” for the infamous DJ Jazzy Jeff. It was there where Carvin started getting a lot of recognition for his work. It wasn’t long before his music started making an impact in the music industry. Carvin’s music was featured on “The Nutty Professor II” and “Rush Hour 2” movie soundtracks. He also collaborated on Will Smith’s movie soundtrack for the “Wild Wild West.”
In the late 90’s Carvin met Ivan Barias after he came to work at ATOJ. They develop a good chemistry and together they are a force to be reckoned with. In 2001, Carvin and Ivan started Karma Productions and since then they have been one of the most sought after producers in the country. They have had several songs at the top of the Billboard Charts numerous times:
“Love” (Musiq), “Customer”( Raheem DeVaughn), “If You Leave” (Mary J. Blige and Musiq), “Gotta Find My Way Back” (Jaheem) to name a few.
Carvin & Ivan are currently celebrating 11 years of having a record in the Top 10 Billboard Charts. In 2011, they had 5 Grammy nominations for Jaheim’s hit song “Finding My Way Back.” And a Grammy nomination for the R&B Song of the Year category for “Gone Already” by Faith Evans.
Carvin is currently in the studio working with Trey Songs, Keysha Cole, Raheem DeVaughn and Estelle. If he’s not in the studio, you can find Carvin in fellowship with his family and friends at Southern Baptist Church where he is a Reverend.