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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...

5 Tips For Having A Productive Session In A Recording Studio

5 Tips For Having A Productive Session In A Recording Studio

The time may come one day when you will want to record your music in a professional recording studio. Making beats and recording an artist at home i...

How To Make Beats On A Budget

How To Make Beats On A Budget

Times can be rough, and if you’re trying to get started making beats but you don’t have a lot of cash flow, it can be difficult to make some qua...