Jaron Lamont aka "Huggy" is a Grammy and AMA nominated mix engineer, producer, playback tech, and DJ from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has elevated and mentored some of the most successful artists in the hip hop/pop world including Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller. Through his career he has looked up to icons such as Pharrell Williams and Dr. Dre as mentors from a far, influencing his own art and creativity.
Huggy currently resides in Los Angeles, California, where he maintains his standard for sonic excellence by producing mixing and mastering records. He generates projects for radio, film, and TV, has had syncs placed in films such as Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Pitch Perfect 3, and Spiderman Homecoming, as well as in TV shows such as Empire, Power, and Shameless. A little known fun fact, Huggy has also produced and composed musical compositions for well known teen and pre-teen brands including Barbie from Mattel and Disney’s relaunch of the Mickey Mouse Club. He is able to create and adapt in any situation, and his high level technological expertise paired with his friendly, genuine personality let those who work with him know they are working with one of the best in the game.
Huggy recently joined Electronic Creatives and began touring with legendary rap artist Lil Wayne. Although he is a recent addition to EC, he has quickly become a sought after playback tech, just finishing a successful summer 2018 run in Europe with Big Sean. He believes playback is the ultimate job for himself, as it combines his passions, skills, and expertise acquired and crafted over the last 20 years.