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Make Money With Your Beats

Make Money With Your Beats

Do you want to make money with your beats? Yes! The ultimate goal for all producers and beatmakers - make money. Of course, a lot of you will also ...

Trends Don't Lie, Hip Hop Is Dead

Trends Don't Lie, Hip Hop Is Dead

Hip Hop is dead. I know it's hard to hear, but it looks like Hip Hop as we know it, is dead. It's been said many times over, along with furious de...

Do Your Social Media Posts Matter?

Do Your Social Media Posts Matter?

When social media first started to get really big a few years ago, and everyone jumped on it, it seemed like the ideal way to promote yourself and y...

Are You A Beat Making Newbie? Don’t Worry About It

Are You A Beat Making Newbie? Don’t Worry About It

There are many Hip Hop producers in this game, and I have seen many come and go. It seems that almost daily, I see new young blood popping up and h...

5 Reasons Why I Hate Sampling

5 Reasons Why I Hate Sampling

Sampling is dope. In all of the years that I've been making beats, sampling is one of those things that just makes my beats sound great and unique....

Stick With What You Know And Make Better Beats

Stick With What You Know And Make Better Beats

I'm always on a never-ending quest to make the perfect beat, and I think deep down you are too. With all of the studio hardware and software to c...

Get Feedback On Your Beats (And Give Some Too)

Get Feedback On Your Beats (And Give Some Too)

Music producers are a special breed, forever creating productions in the lab and trying to come out with that one big hit that everyone will enjoy. ...

Deciding Which Is The Best Method For Playing Melodies

Deciding Which Is The Best Method For Playing Melodies

Producing Hip Hop beats is a very tricky business, mostly because you can use a wide array of tools to create your productions. Putting together a d...

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Drums Right Now

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Drums Right Now

I love drums, and I love working on them when I'm making beats. When I'm creating a drum pattern, however, I find it's too easy for me to get lazy ...

Is Producing Hip Hop Music What You Really Want To Do?

Is Producing Hip Hop Music What You Really Want To Do?

For the longest time, I've had the title of this article written down somewhere and I was debating as to whether or not to write it. Music is a big...

Make Beats For The Listener

Make Beats For The Listener

As music producers and beatmakers, we tend to create something that sounds great to our ears but sometimes at a cost. When making beats, it's import...

Make Better Beats By Sampling Different Genres

Make Better Beats By Sampling Different Genres

Hip Hop producers are known for sampling all the time, and most of the time, the same samples pop up here and there. Countless times I've heard beat...