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5 Ways to Make Beats That Will Sell

5 Ways to Make Beats That Will Sell

For some, making beats is a hobby and for others, it's big business. If you want to make money selling beats, then there are a few things you shou...

Improve Your Maschine Workflow with These Websites

Improve Your Maschine Workflow with These Websites

Ever since Native Instruments released their Maschine MK1 controller (along with the software), music production has changed a lot and for the bett...

Create, Innovate, and Keep It Real

Create, Innovate, and Keep It Real

The term "keeping it real" can have many different meanings. It could mean that you're representing your neighbourhood or that you're making beats...

How to Hide Your Music Samples in Plain Sight

How to Hide Your Music Samples in Plain Sight

The Hip Hop beats that we all hear today are nowhere near as influential as the beats of yesteryear, and for one good reason - the music industry's ...

Should Rappers Write Their Own Lyrics?

Should Rappers Write Their Own Lyrics?

It's a never-ending debate as to whether or not rappers should write their own lyrics or have them done by a ghost writer. Ice Cube was quoted rece...

Vinyl: The Resurging Relic

Vinyl: The Resurging Relic

I'm going to be a bit nostalgic here; Hip Hop in the 90's saw a plethora of great music and that is why today people worldwide still talk about it. ...

Make Better Beats by Listening Carefully When Sampling

Make Better Beats by Listening Carefully When Sampling

Talk to any Hip Hop producer that uses samples and they will tell you that they're always on the lookout for "that" loop. The one that will make the...

This Is Why Most Rappers Today Suck

This Is Why Most Rappers Today Suck

They all sound the same. Obviously the headline to this article is going to get a lot of people talking, but it had to be said. Most rappers today ...

5 Hip Hop Production Tips That You Can Start Using Today

5 Hip Hop Production Tips That You Can Start Using Today

There are plenty of tutorials about music production that are very good, but sometimes it's best to read about something aimed more at Hip Hop. In t...

Improve Your Mixes By Learning New Tips, Tricks, and Secrets

Improve Your Mixes By Learning New Tips, Tricks, and Secrets

One of the most challenging things about music production is the mixing process. For some, it's not that complicated because they have a lot of expe...

Why Most Rappers Don't Get Free Beats

Why Most Rappers Don't Get Free Beats

Money, money, money. It's what motivates everyone in the world, and without it there's not much you can do. In the music industry, money is the back...

3 Ways To Keep Your Beats Fresh

3 Ways To Keep Your Beats Fresh

Replaying samples has something to do with the mechanical rights of a song and I think the original artist somewhat has to grant you mechanical rights...