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Tamir 'Nokio' Ruffin

Nokio the N-Tity is an African-American record producer from the soul group, Dru Hill, along with Sisqó, Larry 'Jazz' Anthony, Scola and 'Woody' Green Rock. His on-stage name stands for "Nasty On Key In Octave". Nokio has also produced for artists, such as DMX and Capone-N-Noreaga ("Y'all Don't Wanna", 2000). He was an A&R director for the "Def ... See full bio »

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 1999 In Too Deep (performer: "Used to Me Spending" - as Nokio)
 1999 Soul Train (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jon B/Before Dark (1999) ... (writer: "How Deep is Your Love" music video - as Tamir Ruffin)
 1998 Rush Hour (writer: "How Deep Is Your Love" - as Tamir Ruffin)
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 2017 Unsung (TV Series documentary)
- Case (2017) ... Himself (as Nokio)
 2016 Soul Train Awards (TV Movie)
 2010 The Mo'Nique Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 24 June 2010 (2010) ... Himself (as Dru Hill)
 1996-2003 Soul Train (TV Series)
- Dru Hill/Lil' Romeo/Needa S. (2003) ... Himself (as Dru Hill)
- Dru Hill/Zakiya/Gyrl (1997) ... Himself (as Dru Hill)
- Eric Benet/Dru Hill (1996) ... Himself (as Dru Hill)
- Montell Jordan/Dru Hill/702 (1996) ... Himself (as Dru Hill)
 2003 The 30th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special)
 2002 The 8th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Stevie Wonder (TV Special)
Himself (as Dru Hill)
 1998-2000 Top of the Pops (TV Series)
- Episode dated 21 April 2000 (2000) ... Himself (as Dru Hill)
- Episode dated 5 February 1999 (1999) ... Himself (as Dru Hill)
- Episode dated 23 October 1998 (1998) ... Himself (as Dru Hill)
 1999 The Will Smith Music Video Collection (Video documentary)
Himself (segment "Wild Wild West") (as Dru Hill)
 1998 The 25th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special)
Himself (as Dru Hill)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Dru Hill | Nokio

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Personal Quote:

You can never prove how great you are standing next to yourself.


Has produced hits for DMX.

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