Jeff Bass

Jeffrey Bass (born May 16, 1961 in Shaker Heights, Ohio) is a Grammy and Oscar-winning music producer from Detroit, best known as one half of the Bass Brothers and for his work with Eminem.[1]

Jeff Bass
Birth nameJeffrey Irwin Bass
Born (1961-05-16) May 16, 1961
Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.
OriginDetroit, Michigan, U.S.
Occupation(s)Record producer
Associated acts


Bass was signed to a contract by Quincy Jones in 1980 at 19 years old.

He co-produced the song "Lose Yourself," alongside Eminem, which won the Oscar for Best Original Song at the 75th Academy Awards.[1] The song was featured in the film 8 Mile, which starred Eminem in his movie debut. Eminem and Bass previously shared a Grammy Award for 1999's Best Rap Album, The Slim Shady LP.[2] Bass was also the speaker in "Public Service Announcement" and "Public Service Announcement 2000" (from The Slim Shady LP and The Marshall Mathers LP respectively),[3] two tracks that serve as introductions to the albums they are featured in.

Awards and nominations

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
1999 The Slim Shady LP Grammy Award for Best Rap Album Won [4]
2000 The Marshall Mathers LP Grammy Award for Album of the Year Nominated
2002 The Eminem Show Nominated
"Without Me" Grammy Award for Record of the Year Nominated
2003 "Lose Yourself" Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Nominated
Grammy Award for Song of the Year Nominated
Grammy Award for Best Rap Song Won


  1. "'Lose Yourself' Writer Jeff Bass Reflects On Oscar-Winning Eminem Track 15 Years Later". Billboard. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  2. "Eminem and Jeff Bass Find Oscar Triumph With "Lose Yourself"". BMI. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  3. "Public Service Announcement 2000". Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  4. "Jeff Bass". November 19, 2019. Retrieved December 13, 2019.
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