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Every Hip Hop Head Should Listen To Cormega’s “Mega Philosophy”

One of the most underrated rappers coming out of Queens, NY, Cormega teamed up with Nas in the 1990’s on “Affirmative Action” from Nas’ “It Was Written” album. After that, he joined The Firm but was later replaced by rapper Nature, which led to a falling out between all emcees involved, and even the record […]

Turntables And Vinyl Are Still Around, Didn’t You Know?

It was the 1990s and Hip Hop was hitting everyone full force. There were artists such as Wu-Tang Clan, Redman, KRS-One, Rakim, Group Home, and of course all the West Coast ones as well: Dr. Dre, Snoop, E-40, Too Short – and the list goes on and on… What was also coming out full force […]

Lee Stone Drops Knowledge About Hip Hop Production

Lee Stone is not your typical Hip Hop producer. With a background in Heavy Metal music and having learned different instruments when he was young, he got his start by working with Pharaoh Monch. He now has tons of production experience, which has led to him working with some of the biggest names in Hip Hop, […]

Ugly Heroes Once Again Release Dope Music With “EP”

In case you haven’t heard, Ugly Heroes released an album not long ago titled “EP”. With 9 tracks, this is a solid outing for this trio, and they definitely did not disappoint. With dope beats and tight, unique vocals, Ugly Heroes “EP” is a must to check out. I did, so here is my review: […]

Da Dreak Is Helping Put Dallas On The Map With His Hip Hop Beats

Hailing from Dallas, TX, Da Dreak has been steadily improving his creations with the hard work he’s put in from the various productions he’s done. With an influence of both coasts, as well as the south, Da Dreak has also been making a name for himself wit

5 Reasons Why You Are Not Successful In The Music Industry

“I want to be in the music industry” is a phrase that has probably between said about a million times, yet only a few select individuals actually “make it” in the industry.

6 Ways You Can Improve Your Mixes And Make Them Awesome

Mixing is one of those things that is necessary in the music production world, but quite often a lot of producers just can’t get it right. It can be very difficult at times because some of us have the ear just to produce, while others are good at picking

81 Awesome Resources For Hip Hop Producers

I have compiled a list of some great resources that any Hip Hop producer can use to further their beat making, producing, marketing, and overall music industry presence. The links are a combination of articles from IllMuzik, as well as various other websi

You Can Be The Best Hip Hop Producer Ever

For most of us, music is something that has been in our blood since we were young. Some of you may say that you were born with an MPC, or that producing music is something you always knew you wanted to do. However, no matter how much you want to get to th

A Retrospective Look At Pete Rock’s Main Ingredients

Pete. Rock. Saying those two words together instantly makes any Hip Hop fan sit up and pay attention, seeing how he is one of the best Hip Hop producers ever. His biggest claim to fame was the single, “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)” and how he

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