About Damon Thomas
Damon Thomas is a songwriter and record producer. Thomas is half of the R&B/pop production duo The Underdogs.
During the 1990s, Thomas was a songwriting and production partner for R&B producer Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds during the late 1990s, and worked with Babyface on hits such as Dru Hill’s “These are the Times” and P!nk’s “Most Girls. Harvey Mason Jr. was a part of the “Darkchild” crew working along side Rodney Jerkins before teaming up with Thomas.
Mason and Thomas began working together in 1999, with their first major production being Tyrese’s single “I Like Them Girls”. Since then, the duo has worked with a number of R&B performers, among them Lionel Richie, Omarion, J. Valentine, Joe, Donell Jones, Olivia, Mario, JoJo, Mario Vasquez, Nancy Wilson, Stacie Orrico, Chris Brown, Ruben Studdard, Ne-Yo, Fantasia, Katharine McPhee and more. Recently, the duo produced Monica, latest single “Sideline Ho ” that got alot of attention and for the soundtrackfor the long-planned film adaptation of the Broadway musical Dreamgirls, featuring performances by Jennifer Hudson, Beyonc� Knowles, Anika Noni Rose, Eddie Murphy, Keith Robinson, and Jamie Foxx. The Underdogs also produced the Aretha Franklin/Mary J. Blige collaboration “Never Gonna Break My Faith” for the Bobby soundtrack. The group recently worked with Chris Brown on a song titled “Take You Down” for his second album, Exclusive. The Underdogs have also worked with Mario on his third album ‘Go’, and worked on a song titled ‘Why’.
A little know fact is that Kim Kardashian was married to Thomas for four years.