Derek Minor

Derek Minor “Empire” Picture is just an expression of the artist. Artwork done by Eric Ealons.

Empire track listing & credits:

1. Intro
2. All Hail The King (feat. Deraj & nobigdyl.)
3. Empire (feat. Traneshia “Truth” Chiles)
4. Who You Know
5. Babel 1
6. Kingdom Come
7. Slow Down (feat. Tony Tillman & Tedashii)
8. Stranger (feat. Roz)
9. Last Forever (feat. B.Cooper & Leah Smith)
10. Save Me (feat. J.Paul)
11. Babel 2
12. Fly (feat. Colton Dixon)
13. Oceans (feat. Move Aside)
14. Right By My Side (feat. Chad Jones, Anthony Evans Jr.)
15. Party People (feat. Social Club)
16. Until the End of Time (feat. Lecrae & Canon)

1. Intro
Produced by Dirty Rice & Derek Minor
Written by Derek Johnson & Chris Mackey
Vocals by Danika Hawkins
Strings by Danika Hawkins
Strings arranged by Danika Hawkins & Derek Minor
Engineered by Derek Johnson and Danika Hawkins
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP) & Before I Die Publishing (BMI)

2. All Hail The King (feat. Deraj & nobigdyl.)
Produced by Derek Minor
Written by Derek Johnson, Jared Wells, & Dylan Phillips
Engineered by Derek Minor & Jared Wells
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP) & Indie Tribe Publishing (ASCAP)

3. Empire (feat. Traneshia “Truth” Chiles)
Produced by Derek Minor and Black Knight
Written by Derek Johnson, Traneshia “Truth” Chiles, & Brandon Peavy
Vocals arranged by Derek Minor, Traneshia “Truth” Chiles, & Jared Foster
Engineered by Derek Johnson & Brandon Peavy
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP) & Peavy music 4U (BMI)

4. Who You Know
Produced by Dirty Rice
Written by Derek Johnson & Chris Mackey
Engineered by Derek Johnson
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP) & Before I Die Publishing (BMI)

5. Babel 1
Produced by Jonny Grande
Written by Derek Johnson, Mel Washington, Rachel Kate & Jon Hicks
Vocals By Rachel Kate
Engineered by Derek Johnson & Jon Hicks
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP)

6. Kingdom Come
Produced by Anthony AntMan Wonder Reid
Written by Derek Johnson & Anthony Markeith Reid
Voice Over Camille Faulkner
Engineered by Derek Johnson
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP) & ANTMAN WONDER (ASCAP)

7. Slow Down (feat. Tony Tillman & Tedashii)
Produced by Dirty Rice & Tyshane
Written by Derek Johnson, Toney Frazier, Tedashii Anderson, & Chris Mackey
Engineered by Derek Johnson & Tedashii Anderson
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP), Unashamed Music (ASCAP), Before I Die Publishing (BMI) & Alannasan Publishing (ASCAP)

8. Stranger (feat. Roz)
Produced by Dirty Rice & Derek Minor
Additional Vocals: Camille Faulkner
Written by Derek Johnson, Roslyn Welch, & Chris Mackey
Guitar by Steve Means
Piano by Michael B. Hicks
Strings by Danika Hawkins
Bass by Derek Minor
Engineered by Derek Johnson
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP) & Before I Die Publishing (BMI)

9. Last Forever (feat. B.Cooper & Leah Smith)
Produced by Dirty Rice & Derek Minor
Written by Derek Johnson & Brad Cooper
Pianos by Michael B Hicks & Tone Jonez
Guitar by Phil Hughley
Bass by Adrian Taylor
Engineered by Derek Johnson, B Cooper & Michael Boykin
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP) & Before I Die Publishing (BMI) & Leah Smith Music (ASCAP)

10. Save Me (feat. J.Paul)
Produced by G-Roc for Beat Mechanicz
Written by Derek Johnson & George Ramirez
Engineered by Derek Johnson
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP) & 1st Publishing Since 1989 (ASCAP)

11. Babel 2
Produced by Dirty Rice
Written by Derek Johnson, Chris Mackey, & Roslyn Welch
Additional Production by Derek Minor
Piano by Michael B. Hicks
Strings by Danika Hawkins
Strings arranged by Danika Hawkins
Engineered by Derek Johnson
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP) & Before I Die Publishing (BMI)

12. Fly (feat. Colton Dixon)
Produced by Jonny Grande
Written by Derek Johnson, Colton Dixon, & Jon Hicks
Additional Vocals by Mel Washington
Engineered by Derek Johnson & Jon Hicks
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP) & Universal Music – Brentwood Benson Publishing (ASCAP) 19 Tunes (ASCAP)

13. Oceans (feat. Move Aside)
Produced by Jonny Grande
Written by Derek Johnson, Justin Paul, & Jon Hicks
Guitars by Stephen Keech
Additional Vocals by Greg Breal & Stephanie Lauren
Engineered by Derek Johnson & Jon Hicks
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP)

14. Right By My Side (feat. Chad Jones, Anthony Evans Jr.)
Produced by GAWVII
Written by Derek Johnson, Chad Jones & Gabriel Azucena
Additional Vocals by J.Paul
Engineered by Derek Johnson & Lenny Wee
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP) & Unashamed Music (ASCAP)

15. Party People (feat. Social Club)
Produced by Syksense
Additional Production by Jon Hicks & Derek Minor
Additional Vocals: Camille Faulkner
Written by Derek Johnson, Martin Santiago, Fernando Miranda, & Joshua Scruggs
Engineered by Derek Johnson
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP)

16. Until the End of Time (feat. Lecrae & Canon)
Produced by Dirty Rice & Derek Minor
Written by Derek Johnson, Lecrae Moore, Chris Mackey & Aaron McCain
Engineered by Derek Johnson, Aaron McCain and Biz Morris
Johnson & Maikish Music Publishing (ASCAP), Before I Die Publishing (BMI) & Fellowship of the Unashamed Music (BMI)