Carvin & Ivan (Karma Productions) is a multi-platinum production duo out of Philadelphia consisting of Grammy nominated producer/songwriters Ivan “Orthodox” Barias and Carvin “Ransum” Haggins. They have written and produced songs for Jazmine Sullivan, Jill Scott, Justin Timberlake, Mario, Chris Brown, Ledisi, Raheem DeVaughn, Keyshia Cole, Jaheim, Floetry, Skillz, Ace Hood, Rick Ross and others. They are notable for introducing Musiq Soulchild to the world and giving him his staple sound. They are responsible for writing and producing the vast majority of Musiq’s more popular charted singles such as Just Friends (Sunny), Halfcrazy, Dontchange, B.U.D.D.Y., Teachme and others. Carvin & Ivan currently serve on the board of governors on the Philadelphia Chapter of the The Recording Academy.