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Use The Right Sounds And Your Beats Will Be Unstoppable

Use The Right Sounds And Your Beats Will Be Unstoppable

Whether sampling from vinyl or queuing up sounds from your favorite synth, it can be difficult to find the right sound for your productions. There a...

Let's Keep Hip Hop Dirty

Let's Keep Hip Hop Dirty

Quality. It’s what everyone is trying to achieve when they mix down their tracks, to have their mix sound better than the last. It’s something tha...

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

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 co...

5 Reasons Why You Are Not Successful In The Music Industry

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 "...

How To Get Your Bass And Kick To Play Nice

How To Get Your Bass And Kick To Play Nice

Drums and bass play a very important part in Hip Hop production, as it is the foundation of what makes our beats sound great. However, many times t...

Find the Right Drum Snare to Use in Your Beats

Find the Right Drum Snare to Use in Your Beats

Drums have always been looked at as the foundation of a Hip Hop track. Because of this, there have been numerous productions that have some tremendo...

What Is The Best Way To Create A Drum Pattern?

What Is The Best Way To Create A Drum Pattern?

I always recommend that simplicity is key when making music, but what about something specific, like a drum pattern? The traditional way for Hip Ho...

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Beats

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Beats

Making beats can be repetitive. If you make beats every single day, or even just on a regular basis, it can become tiresome and that's because you'...

5 Reasons Why Your Kick Drum Sucks

5 Reasons Why Your Kick Drum Sucks

I listen to a lot of beats. A lot. Either it's someone that is posting on IllMuzik or my own creations, I have beats coming out of my ears. Often t...

6 Ways You Can Improve Your Mixes And Make Them Awesome

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 ...

81 Awesome Resources For Hip Hop Producers

81 Awesome Resources For Hip Hop Producers

With all of the information that is available online, it can often be frustrating trying to find the information you are looking for. Google is a g...