1. The next Beat This! Competition will be from September 27-28th!
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...

DJ Tech's DIF-1S Is A Dope Mixer, Perfect For A Cheap Budget

DJ Tech's DIF-1S Is A Dope Mixer, Perfect For A Cheap Budget

Having a DJ mixer is essential if you're a Hip Hop producer that samples. It's interesting though, because DJ'ing and producing go hand in hand for ...

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 ...

The Mackie VLZ4 Mixer Is A Great Addition To Any Studio

The Mackie VLZ4 Mixer Is A Great Addition To Any Studio

Having a mixer in your studio setup is a definite must, but having a really good mixer is essential. There are plenty of mixers on the market and mo...

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 ...