Ryan Bowser, commonly known as Ghost Music, is an American record producer, singer, and songwriter born in Saint Louis, Missouri. Ryan’s professional career began as a praise and worship leader in his father’s church and grew into mainstream music while collaborating with other Midwest artist like Nelly, City Spud, and the Saint Lunatics. In the late 90’s Ryan partnered with writer, Antoine “Bam” Macon to become a music production duo called the Nimords and together they produced over 50 percent of Arista recording artist Toya’s debut album including her most popular hit “I DO!”.
In 2001, Ryan’s remake of Patti Labelle’s “Love Need and Want You” was featured as “Dilemma” on Nelly’s album, Nellyville soaring to #1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Singles & Tracks, Hot Rap Tracks and the Hot 100 as the first rap song to hold the #1 spot for 12 consecutive weeks. “Dilemma” earned a Grammy for Best R&B and Rap Collaboration and was nominated twice for Best Music Video at the 2003 Soul Train Awards and MTV Music Video Awards. The all time favorite now sits on Billboard as one of the Greatest Songs Of All Time. It is the most successful song of Nelly’s career, giving him his first number-one single in many countries, such as Australia, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States.
Ryan’s grand success solidified him as a Grammy Winning Multi Platinum Producing Music Producer leading him to work with many artist like Bow Wow, DMX, 112, Joe, Three 6 Mafia, Mario, O’Ryan, J-Kwon, Rubben Studdard, Tyrese, Usher, Mya, Monica, and Rock City to name a few.As a musical trendsetter Ryan’s vision has successfully shaped the direction of albums and helped close label deals for several Universal Music recording artists.
In 2006, Ryan left the Nimrods and re-emerged as Ghost Music instantly earning the attention and support of several label executives. His proven track record instantly secured him a home at EMI Music Publishing.As the Principal Producer for Ghost Music, LLC Ryan began to expand his resume scoring his first film “4-Minutes”, donating his time to nonprofit organizations, and started developing the concept and score for a video game. As a triple threat to the music industry and philanthropist, Ryan plans to continue scoring films and television, become a published author, build rehabilitation shelters for the homeless and exceed as a successful entrepreneur.