This was a very interesting and helpful video. We all hear about so and so producer not being paid after the producer makes a smash hit for the artist and the label. Sad but true. Let’s be honest, these days the beats owns 80% of the record and may be the main reason you pressed play. Some producers are more famous than artists. I’m not mad at that, music production is very hard to do consistently. These guys and gals deserves every penny. Enjoy the read here.
I’m just in the mood to listen to some samples this morning. Two of my favorite songs from Drake’s Nothing Was The Same contains samples that I wanted to listen to just to kind of see how they were flipped by Noah ’40’ Shebib & Boi1da. The first of which comes from Wu Tang Forever which was Continue reading →
It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these but the timing is right. With this new Chance the Rapper mixtape we will get to see how he has developed as an artist since his debut release 10day. I have been paying attention to what he’s been working on lately and who he works with so this should be interesting. So let’s get into it. Continue reading →
Perhaps one of my favorite songs off Good Kid Maad City, Collect Calls follows an individual dealing with some troubles. The first verse is basically the written words from a letter written home to an inmate’s mother detailing with the struggles one goes through while behind bars. Continue reading →
Clams released an instrumental tape a while back and I have been listening to it from time to time. I have to say that his productions do more for me than hearing somebody slaughter his beats. I let Satch get a listen to the tape and he said that most of the beats sound the same, I have to agree with his statement. But where we differ in opinion is how we feel about that. I like his beats for the most part, you can tell that he has plenty of potential and I just hope that he continues to grow and put more passion behind it as he goes forward. The two tracks that I enjoy listening to the most are Continue reading →
I just saw a video of Statik Selektah and Scram Jones in the studio making a beat off the top. It got me thinking back to that Just Blaze video where he was making a beat off the top as well. I haven’t really heard any body, besides these two, make beats off the top that was as raw as these two. I want to know which producer that “you” think did the better job. Peep Continue reading →