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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...

You Can Be The Best Hip Hop Producer Ever

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 pr...

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...