Producer Dallas Austin is headed to space in 2013. The multi-platinum and Grammy Award winning producer was confirmed for a seat on Virgin Galactic, billionaire Richard Branson’s space tourism venture.
“YES!! Just got my confirmation to travel to space In 2013 Thanx to Richard Branson !! I’m gonna see earth !!8″ Austin excitedly tweeted on March 22nd.
Austin has produced songs for a veritable who’s-who of the music industry. In 1991, he produced the bulk of Boyz II Men’s nine-times platinum debut CooleyHighHarmony. Austin has also produced songs for Michael Jackson (“This Time Around”), Madonna (“Secret”), TLC (“Creep,” “Unpretty,” “Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg,” “What About Your Friends”), Monica (“Don’t Take It Personal (Just One Of Them Days)”) and many more.