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Success came at the speed of broadband for producer Menace. In 2014, the Manchester, UK native got home after an exhausting day as a mobile phone technician, firing up his computer to craft a beat as a way to unwind. Just as he’d been doing for the past few years, he uploaded the instrumental titled “Maniac” to his YouTube page to somewhat little acclaim—unlike his other videos, which had racked up millions of views, this one had only accrued around 10,000 clicks, a dud by his standards. But within a year’s time, he got contacted by one interested buyer: the manager for Brooklyn rapper Desiigner, who recorded raps over the darkly-shade track and renamed it as “Panda.”

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Menace, Producer of the 4x Platinum 🐼 “Panda,” Releases Beat Tape
Manchester-based Producer Menace Earns a Triple-Platinum Plaque For Panda
“Panda,” the Menace-Produced Number One Hit, Certified Platinum by the RIAA
“Panda” Producer, Menace, Signs Publishing Deal with Tim Blacksmith’s Stellar Songs

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