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Beats Grind & Life Podcast with Syren

Take your beats to the top with words that inspire by today's top music producers.
Beats Grind & Life Podcast with Syren

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Beats Grind and Life is an interview based podcast for urban music producers like yourself. Each week a different inspirational producer comes on to chat with Syren, to provide valuable lessons, tips and advise so that you can take your music career to the next level.

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Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 129 Ovalord

Sep 4, 2019 59:49

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Ovalord is a Music Producer from Hempstead, NY.  He is part of the production team iLL Music Ent. You may know him as the second winner of the Remy Producer Series Showcase.  Here recently he has slightly shifted his focus on filmmaking. He is currently working on a documentary about mental health, which he is a huge advocate for.  Right now you can check out the single Joyride by Aaron Ruperto produced by Ovalord found on all streaming platforms.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 128 Grand

Aug 14, 2019 43:01

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Grand is an assuring producer whose career is on the upswing.  The Brooklyn, New York representer is a member of the talented crew Bounce Gvng, a squad that we have become very familiar with on Beats Grind & Life.  He has displayed his skills by becoming a multi Beat Battle winner. Grand BK has recently picked up some major victories like earning a placement with XXL for their 2019 Freshman Cypher with YBN Cordae and Blueface.  Right now you can check out his newly released Beat Tape entitled “The Rebel”. 

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 127 Brennan Lunin

Jul 31, 2019 01:38:35

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Brennan Lunin is a Music Producer from the Connecticut that is known as a Music Marketing expert.  He is the owner of Ecue Productions, a production company that has licensing placements with ESPN, Oxygen Network, MTV and more.  He is the founder of Ecue Media which specializes in marketing, advertising and design. The Full Sail University graduate is also the New Media Specialist at North American Entertainment Group.  He has produced major comedy tours for acts like Mike Epps, Kat Williams and more. In his spare time he enjoys giving back to the producer community by educating and advising through platforms like his Music Marketing Podcast.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 126 Clint

Jul 10, 2019 47:43

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Clint is a Music Producer and Songwriter from Toledo, Ohio but now resides in Atlanta, GA.  Clint is someone who prides himself on his versatility, which apparently has served him well.  With a diverse resume, Clint has leveraged that to become an educator on music licensing and business.  He has helped many aspiring producers make their dreams a reality while bolstering his career to greater heights.  His credits include Grammy Nominated Tamar Braxton, Dondria, NBC, MTV, VH1, Fox Sports, TV One, Netflix, Showtime and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 125 Malcolmsef

Jul 3, 2019 01:30:45

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Malcomsef is a Music Producer, Engineer and Songwriter from Newark, New Jersey.  He is a rapper that has transitioned into music production the past four years. Malcolmsef has placed himself on the fast track by designing a brand that has caught the attention of other music creatives within iStandard, Buda and Grandz' Steel Sessions and others.  He has placements with Stone Jones, Deniro Black, Martin Hopeful and more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 124 Egomi

Jun 26, 2019 01:14:03

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Egomi is a Music Producer, Audio Engineer and Songwriter from Allen, TX now based out of Los Angeles, CA.  Egomi has been blazing the beat showcase circuit and has almost become legendary. The Bounce Gvng crew member has recently gained notoriety by production fans and admiration from peers by becoming the first winner of the reality show “House of Beats’.  Egomi is a winner of iStandard’s Beat of Week. He has placements with XXL and many others.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 123 SoulTronik

Jun 19, 2019 56:25

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SoulTronik is a Hip Hop Music Producer representing Hempstead, NY.  If the name sounds familiar, it might be because you heard him on Beats Grind & Life before on episode 39.  The Sample heavy producer has made a name for himself in New York very quickly. He has a placement with legendary rapper O.C. and has won beat showcases like Remy Martin and most recently True Masters hosted by Atlas The Plug.  You may also have seen him play his beats on 'Sway In The Morning' on SiriusXM.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 122 Will Katzki

Jun 12, 2019 01:15:39

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Will Katzki is a Music Producer based out of Springfield, Mass.  He is a third of the production crew The Syndicate 413. Will has showcased his beat making skills by once winning iStandard's Sampleflip Saturday.  Now he is currently the Samplefip Saturday Coordinator powered by Tracklib. He is credited with working with Rob Money.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 121 Drum Addick

Jun 5, 2019 01:39:09

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Drum Addick is a Music Producer and Sound Designer that if you couldn’t tell takes pride in his drums.  In just a short amount of time this Houston native has shown that he is a rocket on the rise. The Bounce Gvng associate has won beat of week by iStandard Producers and is an iStandard Beast of The Beats finalist.  His credits include Tsunami Papi, Mr. Wired Up, Black Child, Pimp Lyfe, Queensley Felix and more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 120 Widowmaker

May 22, 2019 01:58:13

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Widowmaker is a production duo from Gresham, OR.  Right outside of Portland. They consist of Guttah and Grant Burgess.  The sample based producers are making waves not only locally, but worldwide.  Here in Oregon they are set to open a music production school and recording studio in downtown Gresham called Midschool.  They are credited with working with artists like Westside Gunn, Conway The Machine, Hell Razah of Sunz of Man, Sage Francis, Slug of Atmosphere and more.  They also collaborated on a beat album with the legendary Ayatollah.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 119 Double AA

May 15, 2019 01:11:21

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Double AA is an up and coming producer that is native to Clayton, NJ.  The Bounce Gvng affiliate has caught the attention of many influential people within the industry.  He recently was awarded by iStandard Producers as having the best beat of 2018. He is a 6 time iStandard Producer Showcase Winner (NYC/Phila/DC/ATL).  His credits include XXL, DS Quattro, Charles Roman and many more. He has an instrumental album available now on all streaming platforms entitled “Legendary Defenders”.  He is also set to drop another instrumental album on May 17th called “Watch The Stones”.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 118 Nikkel Plate

May 1, 2019 02:12:51

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Nikkel Plate is Music Producer, Composer and Engineer based out of Bakersfield, California.  In the studio he has shown to be multi-facet, by doing a little of everything. Nikkel Plate’s versatility extends outside of the studio as well.  He is a body builder, physical trainer and an enthusiast of BBQ meats. You may have seen him on the show Big Bad BBQ on the Cooking Channel. The California producer has credits with Lloyd Banks, The 4 Horsemen (which is comprised of Ras Kass, Kurupt, Killah Priest and Canibus) and more.  

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 117 Trap Jesus

Apr 24, 2019 02:07:53

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Trap Jesus is a Music Artist, Songwriter, DJ, Producer and Educator based out of Seattle, Washington.  You may also know him as Luke "Motherf*cking" Rain. He is one part of the up and coming production group Bounce Gvng.  The Pacific NorthWest music guru is currently an instructor at Producer Dojo. Trap Jesus has placements with Luck One, Sam Shoemaker, Bingx and more.  He currently just released an EP entitled “The Grimy Gospel” with Sam Shoemaker, which is available on all streaming platforms.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 116 The Genius

Mar 27, 2019 57:37

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The Genius is a Music Producer and Composer from Pontiac, MI.  The Street Gang Productions member and founder is a proven fighter and is living life to his fullest.  He has defied the odds by overcoming a near fatal motorcycle accident in 2008 to becoming one of the dopest new producers.  His credits include Method Man, Dave East, Yo Gotti, Gunn Play, Bleu DaVinci, World Star, Shade 45, XXL and many others.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 115 Deesharp

Mar 20, 2019 01:13:29

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Deesharp is one half of the production duo Loose Connxshun.  He is representing North Hampton, Mass. which is right outside of Boston.  Deesharp is known for competing in more iStandard Beat Showcases than anyone else and is also undefeated in Beat Battles in the Boston area.  His credits include XXL 20th Anniversary, Nico The Beast and many more. Also, be on the lookout for his new sample pack called Grumpy Old Headz to be released in the summer of 2019.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 114 E R BeatZ

Mar 13, 2019 01:07:39

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E R Beatz is an up and coming Music Producer and Audio Engineer established in the Bronx, New York.  He has earned the respect of his peers by making beats hard enough to “send em to the E R” like his signature drop suggests.  E R is one part of the production group Street Gang Productions which has created music for Method Man, XXL, Dave East, Ill Will, Shade 45, Gun Play and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 113 Marcus Banks

Mar 6, 2019 02:01:07

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Marcus Banks is a Music Producer, Composer and Artist from Miami, Florida.  Marcus is a well accomplished musician with a bright future. He is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University, where he holds a bachelors degree in Commercial Music.  He is also the winner of the 2014 A3C iStandard Beat Showcase in Atlanta. His credits include Add-2, Megaran, Chill Moody, XXL, Playboi Cardi, Nicki Minaj, Fabolous, The Lox and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 112 Kyle Devine

Feb 20, 2019 01:13:17

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Kyle Devine is a multi-genre based Music Producer, Audio Engineer and DJ hailing from Portland, Oregon.  Kyle is what we consider a Swiss Army knife of music. Whatever you need, he can definitely deliver, and deliver with extraordinary results.  His resume proves it. His credits include Talib Kweli, Rapper Big Pooh, Joey Bada$$, Big Krit, Mistah Fab.  His has also licensed song with McDonalds, Google, Nissan, ESPN, MTV and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 111 Vinyl Villain

Feb 13, 2019 01:17:51

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Vinyl Villain aka the Marty Scorcese of Hip Hop is a Hip Hop Music Producer from the Boston, Mass area.  He was given the name Marty Scorcese because of his ability to paint boom bap beats woven with a criminal element.  He has built his brand from the ground up with nothing but the sky as his limit. He has produced for artists like Token, CRIMEAPPLE, Reks, Fast Life, Relentless, Eto, K. Burns and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 110 Dr. Evo

Feb 6, 2019 01:50:59

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Dr. Evo is a Music Producer, Sound Designer and Multi-Instrumentalist based out of Phoenix and Los Angeles.  He has collaborated with many producers like past Beats Grind and Life guests Nabeyin, Oh Gosh Leotus and Trox. His credits include Snoop Dogg, Redman, Method Man, B. Real, Kokane, WC, RBX, Maylay, The San Antonio Spurs and many more.  He just released an instrumental album entitled “Funk With Me”, which can be found on almost all streaming platforms.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 109 TheLetterLBeats

Jan 30, 2019 01:00:43

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TheLetterLBeats is a Music Producer, DJ, Sound Designer, Educator and one of the hosts of 'The DAWLife', a platform for educating music producers.  He is originally from Columbus, Ohio and now resides in the Atlanta area. Not only is he an alum of the University of Illinois, but he will be teaching a class there on music production.  You can check out many of his sound packs he has available now on his website, theletterlbeats.com.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 108 THX Beats

Jan 23, 2019 02:10:29

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THX is a Multi-Platinum and Grammy-nominated Music Producer and Audio Engineer from Los Angeles, California.  He has been featured on the soundtracks of some of our favorite movies and television shows. He has also worked with some of our favorite artists like Rick Ross, Chris Brown, Snoop Dogg, The Game, Anderson .Paak, T.I., Jill Scott, BJ The Chicago Kid, David Banner and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 106 750 of BAU

Jan 20, 2019 01:18:01

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750 is a Music Producer, Engineer and Multi-Instrumentalist that is a skilled piano and violin player.  The Philadelphia native is of Indian descent and draws inspiration from a wide range of musicians, which makes his music unmatched.  The Business As Usual in-house producer has production credits with PT Starks, DS Quattro, D.O.E. Boy Philly and more to come.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 107 Sebb Bash

Jan 16, 2019 01:01:05

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Sebb Bash is a sample based Music Producer and DJ From Switzerland.  Sebb has a grimy soulful sound that is extremely pleasing to the ears.  Sebb is known as one of the producers that inspires producing legend The Alchemist.  As a matter of fact, The Alchemist asked him to release an LP on his label. The album is entitled "Imports", which is now available almost everywhere.  His credits include Curren$y, Jadakiss, Tony Yayo, Prodigy, Infamous Mobb, Styles P, Maffew Ragazino, Children of Zeus, Awar and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 105 Best Of... (Episodes 81-100)

Jan 3, 2019 01:28:29

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In this episode of Beats Grind & Life we revisit episodes 81-100.  We selected the best clips from producers Ski Beatz, Motif Alumni, Beat Butcha and many more.  We collected "the best" quotes, recommendations and advise available.  This was a complicated and difficult process, but we thought it would be a great way to celebrate a milestone. These episodes are designed to be experienced as a whole, but this should be an easy and fun way to get most of the gems provided by the Beats Grind and Life guests.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 104 Best Of... (Episodes 61-80)

Nov 28, 2018 01:27:11

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In this episode of Beats Grind & Life we revisit episodes 61-80.  We selected the best clips from producers Shroom, J57, Brown Royal and many more.  We collected "the best" quotes, recommendations and advise available.  This was a complicated and difficult process, but we thought it would be a great way to celebrate a milestone. These episodes are designed to be experienced as a whole, but this should be an easy and fun way to get most of the gems provided by the Beats Grind and Life guests.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 103 Best Of... (Episodes 41-60)

Nov 7, 2018 01:38:33

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In this episode of Beats Grind & Life we revisit episodes 41-60.  We selected the best clips from producers Darrell "Digga" Branch, Decap, Statik Selektah and many more.  We collected "the best" quotes, recommendations and advise available.  This was a complicated and difficult process, but we thought it would be a great way to celebrate a milestone. These episodes are designed to be experienced as a whole, but this should be an easy and fun way to get most of the gems provided by the Beats Grind and Life guests.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 101 Best Of... (Episodes 21-40)

Oct 25, 2018 01:37:31

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In this episode of Beats Grind & Life we revisit episodes 21-40. Here we provide a collection of some of "the best" quotes, recommendations and advise available. This was a complicated and difficult process, but we thought it would be a great way to celebrate a milestone. These episodes are designed to be experienced as a whole, but this should be an easy and fun way to get most of the gems provided by the Beats Grind and Life guests.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 101 Best Of... (Episodes 1-20)

Oct 3, 2018 01:35:01

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In this episode of Beats Grind & Life we revisit the first 20 episodes. Here we provide a collection of some of "the best" quotes, recommendations and advise available. This was a complicated and difficult process, but we thought it would be a great way to celebrate a milestone. These episodes are designed to be experienced as a whole, but this should be an easy and fun way to get most of the gems provided by the Beats Grind and Life guests.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 100 Motif Alumni

Sep 12, 2018 01:11:45

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Motif Alumni is a promising star within the music industry. He is ½ of the production duo Motif Alumni & Kas. But on his own, the New York Native has caught the attention of many artists and executives in the game. The Producer, Artist and Songwriter is an iStandard Beat Showcase winner and has been mentored by some legendary producers. His credits include: Snoop Dogg, Fat Joe, Pharoahe Monch, Lloyd Banks, O.C. Diamond D, Uncle Murda, Maino, Mysonne and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 099 Versatile Traxx

Sep 5, 2018 01:02:21

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Versatile Traxx is a Hip Hop music producer based out of Atlanta, GA. Originally from Minnesota, Versatile Traxx is a producer with a business degree from Philanders Smith College in Little Rock, AK. He has applied his knowledge of business to building his Beat Pharmacist brand online and in the streets. He has just released a loop kit entitled Melody Loops – Codeine Edition vol 1. His credits include Gucci Mane, KCamp, Project Pat, Joe Gifted, YSL Duke and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 098 The Innovator

Aug 29, 2018 01:09:07

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Mitchell “The Innovator” Tillotson is a Music Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer and Song Writer representing the Baltimore/DC area. Currently residing in Orlando, the Full Sail graduate and Navy veteran is currently making ripples in the industry. As of now The Innovator is presently collaborating with some of the industry top producers. He is doing Audio Engineer work for Ayo The Producer and has just released a sound kit with past Beats Grind and Life Guest SoundOracle, entitled "The Art of Transition".

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 097 Logic Da Beatman

Aug 15, 2018 01:15:31

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Logic Da Beatman is a Music Producer and Audio Engineer from Williamstown, NJ and based out of Philadelphia. They don’t call him 'Beatman' for nothing. He is a 3 time beat showcase winner and works out of Repercussion Studios. His credits include Shawn Smith, Ar Eb, OT the Real, Quilli, Atiba Halisi and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 096 Beya

Aug 8, 2018 01:02:25

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Beya Dabisso is a Music Artist Producer and Songwriter originally from Paris, France. He is now based out of West Palm Beach, Florida. The South Florida producer has been establishing a name for himself with his imprint Mentally Rich Creators. Right now you can check out his new single “Say Why” featuring Jeremie Odjo. His production credit including King Los and Malc Stewy.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 095 Vohn Beatz

Aug 1, 2018 58:09

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Vohn is a Music Producer, Songwriter and Artist hailing from Dallas, Tx., now residing in Los Angeles. The son of Super Producer Symbolic 1 has been busy making his own mark in the music industry. The Dove Award winner has just released a project entitled Journey To Pluto, where he displays all sides of his creativity. His Production credits include Lupe Fiasco, Talib Kweli, Royce Da 5’9, Lecrae, Denzel Curry, Bobby Sessions and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 094 ReezyTunez

Jul 25, 2018 01:21:11

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ReezyTunez is a Hip-Hop and R&B Producer from the Dallas, Texas area. Like a lot of Dallas Producers he earned his name and reputation in beat battles. The iStandard Showcase winner is not just limited to battles though. He’s worked with producers and artist like his mentor, the legendary Rodney Jerkins, Tamar Braxton, Eric Bellinger and more. You may have also heard his music on the hit Fox TV shows 'Star' and 'Empire'.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 093 HillProp97

Jul 18, 2018 01:09:37

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HillProp97 is a Music Producer and Educator based out of the Baltimore, Maryland area. You might know him for his series of gear tutorials that he has released over the years. HillProp97 has a number of instrumental albums including "I Want My Daddy's Records," a dedication to his deceased father. His credits include Sam Poetry.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 092 Kris Karz

Jul 11, 2018 01:27:03

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Kris Karz is an all-around talented music producer that specializes in Hip-Hop, R&B and Dancehall. The iStandard beat showcase winner is based out of Miami, but is from Manchester, Jamaica. Kris is the owner of Kngly Studios and is the creator of the series Kngly Live, which you can check on YouTube. Recently he scored the film “Half Dead” and worked with artists Dria, Tamika J, Dylan Golden, King Charlz and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 091 Ski Beatz

Jul 4, 2018 58:47

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Ski Beatz is a Hip-Hop Music Producer from Greensboro, NC now representing Brooklyn, NY. He started off as a rapper and was discovered by the legendary DJ Clark Kent. The former Original Flavor rapper is now a legendary Producer that has crafted beats for Jay-Z, Camp-Lo, Fat Joe, Sporty Thievz, Lil Kim, Foxy Brown, Ras Kass, Curren$y, Mos Def and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 090 Chris Mayday Rucks

Jun 27, 2018 01:09:33

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Chris “Mayday” Rucks is the author of the highly praised book entitled “Don’t Make Beats Like Me”. A book that serves as a guide for music producers, designed to give a competitive advantage to anyone serious about creating long-term success in the music industry. The former beatmaker is also the director of a music production community, and a senior member of a music licensing company.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 089 Beat Butcha

Jun 20, 2018 01:41:21

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Beat Butcha is a well-rounded producer out of the United Kingdom. The Spread of Infection crew member is as versatile as they come. His impressive resume includes Rick Ross, Big Boi of Outkast, Jadakiss, Dave East, Ne-Yo, Nipsey Hussle, Styles P, Sean Price and many more. He is also well known for his best selling drum and sound kits that he has released. Right now you can pick up his latest drum kit ‘Dangerous Fireworks’ exclusively on drumbroker.com

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 088 Chuck Lawayne

Jun 13, 2018 01:24:41

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Chuck LaWayne is a Music Producer based out of Harlem, NY. He didn’t start off as a music producer though. Like many, Chuck had a hoop dream and was a division 1 basketball recruit out of High School. As his dream of basketball faded, his love for music grew. He spent his college years perfecting his craft of making beats. Today he has many placements with artists like Lloyd Banks, Daz Dillinger, J Prezi, Craig G, Slim Calhoun and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 087 Oh Gosh Lotus

May 30, 2018 49:05

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Oh Gosh Leotus is a Music Producer and Audio Engineer from San Bernardino, CA. He is a representative of Chill Palace, a crew of music producers. He has released a few beat tapes including "Blap Attack" with past Beats Grind & Life guest Nabeyin. His production credits include artist like Murs, LeToya Luckett, Curtiss King, Trizz, Ruslan and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 086 Atlas The Plug

May 23, 2018 01:17:17

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Atlas The Plug is a contributing figure within the Hip Hop Production community, and he does not make beats. The former aspiring singer is now the founder of the website BeatThread.com. That is just one of the many things he has going for him. He is also the Vice President and A&R of Roseville Music Group. He's a Co-Founder of KitSoHard.com and the creator of The True Masters Show, a showcase for Producers, Emcees and Dancers. Atlas serves as the Co-Host of the top music production podcast, Blap Chat with super producer Illmind. If that’s not enough, he is the manager of past Beats Grind & Life guest Jae Lee, formally known as Jay Two.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 085 Rev. Shines

May 16, 2018 01:01:31

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Rev. Shines is a legendary DJ, Radio Host and Producer from Portland, Oregon.  He is the DJ for the Hip Hop group Lifesavas. Rev. Shines is well known for his vinyl collection and travels around the world to stockpile rare gems. He is the guy that Questlove of The Roots credits for building his record collection. As a producer he just released a 12’ single with one of the industry’s top emcee’s Conway the Machine, entitled "Grimey Shit".

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 084 The Amazing SB

May 9, 2018 01:45:33

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The Amazing SB or also known as Purple Seven God is a Music Producer/ Beatmaker native to Corona Queens. He is the CEO of Audio Narcos. Not only is he proficient at the art of beatmaking, but he also works for iStandard Producers as the Social Media Brand Specialist and Recruiter. His productions credits include Lloyd Banks, Joell Ortiz, Sean Price, Meyham Lauren, Chris Rivers and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 083 S.U.I.C.I.D.E. Squad

Apr 25, 2018 01:15:13

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The S.U.IC.I.D.E. Squad is a Trio of Music Producers from the Boston area. The Squad consists of Jon Glass, Eddie Random and Melks. Together they have put together an impressive resume which features Token, Joyner Lucas, Passionate MC, Team Backpack, Reks, Chino XL, NinoMan and many more. This April they are expected to release their debut beat tape entitled 9 Rounds, which will be available on their website.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 082 The Ambiance

Apr 18, 2018 48:50

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The Ambiance is a budding Music Producer and Music Engineer hailing from Miami, Florida. The iStandard Showcase winner also graduated from SAE, where he graduated at the top of his class. He has been an in-house Engineer for a couple studios, including Cool and Dre Studio in Miami. His production credits include Fat Joe, Ace Hood, Nino Brown of We The Best and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 081 Premise

Apr 11, 2018 58:11

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Premise is a Music Producer that is from Philadelphia. He is a well-rounded producer that has mastered the art of combining old and new school elements into his music. He has worked with many legendary artists like Kool Keith and Freeway. He has also lend a hand in crafting beats for Mac Miller, Capadonna of the Wu-Tang Clan, Ca$his, Pacewon, Hi-Rez, Komplex and many more. If that is not enough, Premise also serves as a Senior Executive for the company build for producers, iStandard.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 080 The Frontrunnaz

Apr 4, 2018 01:11:09

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The Frontrunnaz are a production and songwriting duo, which consists of Chris and Dria Thornton. Not only is the Florida based pair partners in the studio, but they are also partners in life. They are married. The one time Dove Award Nominees are creating a long lasting legacy as they have worked with some of the industries best. They have created music with Logic, Symbolic One, Young Thug, Focus…, Rick Ross, Lecrae, Meek Mill, Mobb Deep, Mark Byrd, Ray J, Tech 9 and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 079 Lonestarrmuzik

Mar 28, 2018 59:29

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Lonestarrmuzik is a Hip-Hop based music producer from you guest it, Dallas, Texas. He is a veteran that has produced for some of our favorite artists. He has laced tracks for 2 Chainz, Lil Xan, DJ Luke Nasty, Ras Kass, G Unit, Dion Primo, Gorilla Zoe, BET and many more. As of recent he has signed a deal to be an in house producer for super producer Symbolic One.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 078 Keyz(dash)Shawn

Mar 21, 2018 44:53

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KEYZdashSHAWN is an up and coming Music Producer out of Dallas, Texas. The iStandard Showcase finalist has made a big name for himself locally by producing for many Dallas artists. His music is not just limited to Texas though. It has been heard worldwide. He is responsible for programming the drums for Janet Jackson’s “State of The World” Tour. He also co-produced the song entitled “Battlefield” for the movie “The Great Wall” staring Leonardo Decaprio.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 077 Freddie Bruno

Mar 7, 2018 01:05:07

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Freddie Bruno is a Music Producer, Sound Designer, Song Writer and former Rapper based out of Dallas, Texas. He is apart of the Hip Hop Collective Deepspace5. As a rapper he has released a couple albums entitled “The Ballpoint Composer” and “Hold Music”. As a producer, he has a placement on BET’s show “Tales”, is an iStandard Dallas Showcase Winner and now designing sounds for Native Instruments. You can find sounds that he built on Sounds.com.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 076 Nabeyin

Feb 28, 2018 01:02:27

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Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 075 Shroom

Feb 21, 2018 41:01

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Shroom is a Music Producer, Audio Engineer and Sound Designer from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He is a SAE graduate that has not let his location stifle his career. He has worked with some industry legends like Mobb Deep, Styles P, Pusha T, Sheek Louch, Jadakiss, Wu Tang Clan members Ghostface Killah, Shyheim and Cappadonna. The list goes on. Shroom is also known for his high quality sample libraries that you can find on producedbyshroom.com.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 074 Brown Royal

Feb 14, 2018 32:03

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Brown Royal is an 18 years old high school senior that is on the fast track to becoming one of the industry’s elite music producers. The Dallas native is the iStandard Beast Of The Beats Showcase Winner of 2016 and has been Co-signed by some heavy hitters like S1 and Sikwitit. He has worked with Snow Tha Product and has many placements in the works.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 073 QB Da Problem

Feb 7, 2018 01:15:07

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QB Da Problem is a platinum selling producer from the small town of Corpus Christi, TX. The sample based producer has made a number of soulful bangers for some of our favorite emcees. He has worked with legends like 50 Cent, AZ, Planet Asia, Lloyd Banks, Joe Budden, L.E.P. Bogus Boys, Houston rapper Mayalino and many more.  You may even know him from his appearances in the Red Bull Big Tune Battles. The Corpus Christi, Texas (same town as Selena) native spreads his wisdom and knowledge about the production game. He talks about his legacy in his hometown, his relationship with Sikwitit, the advantages of producing for independent artists vs. signed artist, how he spoke his first placement with 50 Cent into existence and we even snuck in some Blazer-Lakers talk. He did a really great job of giving gems for all producers of all levels. This is a must listen. 

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 072 NateOGDetroit

Jan 31, 2018 46:19

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Nate OG Detroit is a producer, DJ and Poet from you guest it, Detroit. The Motown producer is making a name for himself with his work ethic and soulful beats. He is an in house producer for GFG Entertainment and has been co-signed by DRUGS Beats. He has worked with C-Ray Walz, Faze The Blue Lagoon, Leaf Erikson, Detroit Mixo, Philosophy Cole and many more.

Beats Grind Life Podcast Episode 071 Kreative Villains

Jan 17, 2018 01:20:11

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Kreative Villains is a Hip-Hop and R&B Production duo based out of Atlanta, Georgia. They consist of Black, who is a producer that is classically trained at the piano and 3D who is not only a producer but serves as an engineer and songwriter. These guys are on the fast track to becoming household names. The have worked with Kanye West, Cyhi Da Prince, Mannie Fresh, Kevin Gates and many more.

Beats Grind Life Podcast Episode 070 Bangallure

Jan 10, 2018 01:04:43

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Bangallure is a Music Producer, Writer and Audio Engineer based out of the South New Jersey/ Philly area. He comes from a long line musicians in his family, and continues to carry the torch. He has produced for artists such as DITC, Fat Joe, K Michelle, AbLiva, Fabolous, Fred The Godson, Ron Browz, Freeway Young Chris, Big Ooh, and many more.

Beats Grind Life Podcast Episode 069 Mark Cooper

Dec 20, 2017 33:37

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Mark Cooper who is ½ of the production duo Sound Proof is a Music Producer and Nerdcore Artist based out Detroit, Michigan. You may recognize him. He has performed at some of the top Comic-Cons around the country. The iStandard Beat Showcase winner is set to release a webseries and album entitled “I Am Player One”. You can also hear his instrumental albums "Car Tunes vol. 1-3".

Beats Grind Life Podcast Episode 068 J57

Dec 13, 2017 01:12:43

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J57 is a music artist, producer, sound designer and independent label owner from Brooklyn, New York.  There’s just not much this guy can’t do.   The Brown Bag Allstar is well on his way to greatness.  How can you tell, ask his mentor DJ Premier.  He has produced tracks for Method Man, Raekwon, Joey Bada$$, Action Bronson, Large Professor, Joel Ortiz and many more. 

Beats Grind Life Podcast Episode 067 Jumbo Beatz

Dec 6, 2017 41:09

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Jumbo Beatz is a Music Producer and Audio Engineer based out of the Philadelphia area. The veteran producer has been a pillar in the Philly Hip-Hop scene for a while. He has worked with a lot of prominent Philly artists like Beanie Sigel, Jadakiss, Freeway, Memphis Bleek, Neefbucks, Young Chris, Peedie Crack, Joey Jihad and many more.

Beats Grind Life Podcast Episode 066 Theory Hazit

Nov 29, 2017 57:59

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Theory Hazit is an music artist, producer and filmmaker from Winchester, Kentucky now residing in Portland, Oregon. He has released several albums of his own including Bless Your Food, Halftime Show, Extra Credit and many more. He is also an iStandard Producer Showcase Winner. His production credits include artists Redman, Kokaine, Masta Ace, Casual, Illmaculate, Onry Ozzborn, Braile, Libretto, Jabee and many more.

Beats Grind Life Podcast Episode 065 Samarei

Nov 15, 2017 01:02:41

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Samarei is a Music Producer, DJ, Composer and Multi-Instrumentalist from Portland, Oregon. He is a graduate of Portland State University, where he studied music Composition. The iStandard Showcase winner has worked with artist and producers Illmaculate, J. Pinder, Luck One, Glenn Waco, Mic Capes, The Olympicks and past Beats Grind & Life guest Trox.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 064 Lectriq

Nov 8, 2017 01:20:07

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Lectirq is a Music Producer, Engineer, Remixer and Multi-Instrumentalist from the Philadelphia area. He has made a name for himself by collaborating with other EDM and House musicians and by joining the award-winning group Matrax. Since that time he has gone solo and has made music with pop artists Chase J, Trini Savah, past Beats Grind & Life guest The Symphony and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 063 Oscrowley

Nov 1, 2017 58:39

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Oscrowley is a Music Producer, Engineer, Songwriter and Musician out of South New Jersey. Over the years he has worked with talented musicians like Inflewence, Luke Whitherspoon, N8O, Rhymescenic, Kamiko Writes, Jay Todd, Ohenny Savant, Baby Blak and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 062 Evo

Oct 18, 2017 01:05:15

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Evo is a Music Producer, Engineer and Multi Instrumentalist based out of the Philadelphia area. He is as versatile as they come because of his wide range of musical knowledge. Because of his ability to adapt, he has been able to play music with many artists and bands in many different genres. Over the years Evo has collaborated with Cardiak, Pop Wansel, Ken Lewis, Chill Moody, Kaydence, ESPN and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 061 Milano Kaye

Oct 11, 2017 41:19

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Milano Kaye is a fast rising producer out of Rochester, NY but now residing Tampa, Florida. He is a producer that has been influenced by the golden age of New York Hip Hop, and patterns his music after guys like the legendary Rza, Havoc and DJ Premier. Milano is on course to becoming a boom bap legend himself. He has just started doing music full-time and has already landed placements with Big Remo, Fred the Godson and many others.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 060 Ka'miko

Oct 4, 2017 52:59

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Ka’miko, also known as Kamikowrites is an up and coming songwriter and aspiring artist based out of the Delaware area. She has been writing and recording songs since she was 14 years old. All that hard work has paid off. She has worked with super producers The Olympicks, past Beats Grind and Life guests The Ratchet Gxds, as well as Evo, Bangallure, Oscrowley and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 059 Cornelio Austin

Sep 27, 2017 01:26:55

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Cornelio Austin is an American Producer, Songwriter and Singer based out of Los Angeles, California. The Grammy nominated producer is a graduate of Full Sail University and has become one of the top R&B producers in the industry. He has produced for artists BJ The Chicago Kid, Chris Brown, Lela James, Busta Rhymes, K-Ci & JoJo, Jesse Powell, Goapele, Derek Minor and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 058 Darrell 'Digga' Branch

Sep 20, 2017 57:03

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Darrell “Digga” Branch is a legendary Grammy nominated music producer that has worked in the music industry for almost two decades. He has worked with and produced artists such as Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez, 50 Cent, Ludacris, Ghostface, Cam’Ron and many more. He has sold well over 30 million units. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, “The Beat Game: The Truth About Hip-Hop Music Production”. Also to add to his resume, he is an educator at the SAE Institute in Atlanta, GA.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 057 Oomahmi

Sep 13, 2017 01:26:55

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Oomahmi is an American music producer representing Seattle, Washington. She started making music in 2015 when her father passed away. Since that time she has been on fire. With established mentors like Sound Oracle and Krucial Keys, she is no doubt ready to make an impact in the music industry. You can check out her new debut EP entitled ‘Muse’ on iTunes, Spotify, iHeart Radio, Google Play and TIDAL.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 056 Raw Nois3

Sep 6, 2017 34:37

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Raw Nois3 is a producer and sound designer from outside the Philadelphia, PA area. He has been producing music for the past 13 years. Raw Nois3 has recently gained recognition through his series of sound libraries he has made, which are now available on rawnoise.com and maschinemasters.com

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 055 DJ Pain 1

Aug 30, 2017 57:55

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DJ Pain 1 is a native of Wisconsin who aspires to grow the hip-hop, specifically the production culture through educating and giving back with sound kits. He is known for his versatility with his beats as he has crafted bangers for Young Jeezy, Public Enemy, Smoke Dza, Ludacris, Slaughterhouse, 50 Cent, Jahiem and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 054 Yvng Tech

Aug 23, 2017 01:12:10

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Young Tech is an artist/producer representing New Orleans, Lousiana. You may have heard some of production with artists such as Ace Hood, Big Krit, Murs, French Montana and many more. Young Tech is set to release his new EP ‘Change’ in the fall with the hit single ‘Nostalgia’, which just hit 1 million streams and is available on SoundCloud, iTunes, Tidal and Spotify.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 053 Cain The Producer

Aug 16, 2017 01:13:07

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This week on Beats Grind & Life we got another Ratchet Gxd with us.  Last but not least, Cain The Producer joins us to talk about his musical journey.  He is 1/3 of the team Ratchet Gxds.  A 2015 iStandard Beat Showcase Winner. Cain has worked with artists like Roscoe P. Coldchain, Warchild and Jimmy Wallstreet.  Just recently the Ratchet Gxds handled most of the production and were Executive Producers of the highly anticipated Kaydence album 'Pen Piper'.  Listen to this interview to hear Cain talk about how the Ratchet Gxds were formed, how he worked two jobs a day and still managed to make beats and how the Kaydence album came about.  Dope interview with lots of value.  Check it out. 

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 052 Jason "JFK" Fox

Aug 9, 2017 01:01:25

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JFK is a music producer, sound designer, keyboard player, iStandard Showcase winner and 1/3 of the production team Ratchet Gxds. His production can be heard all over the new Kaydence album “Pen Piper”. He has collaborated with multiplatinum producers the Olympicks, Hitboy, 1500 or Nothin, DJ Wes and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 051 Tarik Azzouz

Aug 2, 2017 53:15

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Tarik Azzouz is French producer signed to former Beats Grind & Life guest Streetrunner’s imprint “Run The Streets”. After working closely with Streetrunner, Tarik has landed placements with Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, The Game, John Legend, Royce Da 59 and DJ Khaled. He is also blazing a trail of his own by signing a deal with Universal Music in France.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 050 BLK The Beat Man

Jul 19, 2017 41:23

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This week on Beats Grind & Life we got up and coming producer BLK The Beat Man.  This Queens Bridge producer drops a lot of knowledge for being a rookie in the game.  He discusses what he learned in audio school and the advantages of attending, how he got his placement with Lil Uzi Vert and how Facebook marketing can help music producers gain exposure.  This is a must listen for any producer trying to get in the game.  Listen Now!!!

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 049 Chico Star

Jul 12, 2017 59:53

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The Beats Grind & Life podcast is back after a short hiatus, and what better way to come back than with Miami producer Chico Star. This up and coming producer chats with us about making a song with the legendary rapper Jadakiss, the gear that he got from legendary producer Jim Jonsin and how he adds value to collaborating artists.  This is such a great interview with tons of value bombs.  Listen now!!!

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 048 Jon Glass

Jun 28, 2017 01:04:55

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Jon Glass is a hard working, talented and driven producer that is native to the Boston area. He is the founder and leader of Glasshouse Productions. Right now he serves as the DJ and Producer for the young up and coming rapper Token. He has also made music for some of Boston’s own REKS and Termanology. You may have recently heard some of his beats on Sway In The Morning’s Friday Fire Freestyle. Jon Glass is also the 2014 Producer’s United producer of the year.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 047 Triza

Jun 21, 2017 43:45

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Triza is a Virginia native that now resides in Atlanta, GA. He is a multi-genre producer that got his first taste of the industry as an intern for Ludacris’ Disturbing the Peace label. Since that time he has made a name for himself by working with artists like Chris Brown, Justin Beiber, Rico Love, Sean Kingston, Bryan Michael Cox and many more. Right now you can check Triza out every Friday on the Unquantized podcast that he co-hosts with past Beats Grind and Life guest Sound Oracle on Instagram Live at 4pm est.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 046 Smitti Boi

Jun 14, 2017 26:03

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Smitti Boi is a music producer and engineer that specializes in Hip Hop, R&B and Pop music. He is based out of Atlanta, GA. You may have heard some of his work with artists like Cee-Lo Green, Boosie Badazz, B.O.B, Curren$y, Project Pat, Slicc Pulla, Nick Grant and many more.

eats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 045 Curtis King

Jun 7, 2017 01:02:19

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Curtis King is a Producer, Songwriter and Engineer out of Houston, TX.   He has had the ability to play various instruments since the age of 11.   This talented producer was even once chosen to be part of the San Antonio Orchestra. So to speak, he is a Swiss Army Knife. He can do it all. Even though Curtis King has made music in a variety of genres, he is really making a name for himself on the Urban Music scene. He has worked with artists such as Bobby Valentino, Rick Ross, Slim Thug, Z-Ro, Mack 10, Latoiya Williams and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 044 Tha Bomb Squad

May 31, 2017 29:03

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Tha Bomb Squad is a collective of three producers from Miami and Toronto. They are Jay, Josh and King Miamii. Together, the multi-genre trio have worked with artist such as Jadakiss, Raekwon, Rick Ross, Shawna, Gunplay, Cool & Dre, Brisco, Jim Jones, Kent Jones and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 043 Statik Selektah

May 24, 2017 27:19

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Statik Selektah is a veteran producer representing Boston, now residing in New York. He has delivered us so much classic material over the years from his own albums such as "Spell My Name Right", "Population Control" and "Lucky 7", to name a few. He also has a lot of collaborative projects with artists such as Eminem, 2 Chainz, Termanology, Freddie Gibbs, Action Bronson, Saigon, Freeway, Crooked I, Joey Bada$$ and many more. And if that’s not enough, he also runs his own label Showoff Records and host the radio show "Showoff Radio" on Eminem’s Shade 45 XM/ Sirus Radio Station.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 042 Analogic

May 17, 2017 35:25

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Analogic is a Hip Hop producer representing the Garden State (New Jersey). With hard work he has made his way from up under the radar and is now making a huge name for himself. Some of his credits include Jarren Benton, Dilated Peoples, Skyzoo, Master Ace, Phonte and the late Sean Price. Just recently he got a placement on the new Rick Ross album “Rather You Than Me.”

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 041 Decap

May 10, 2017 52:15

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On Beats Grind & Life this week we got Super Producer and Sound Designer Decap.  Some of his credits include Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg, Royce Da 5’9, Smoke DZA and many more.  He also has a few albums of his own like 'Excess Amount' and 'Omni Love' to name a few.  He also has a collective entitled 'Future Knock', where up and coming artists can submit music to be played.  In this interview we talk about his inspiring trip to Africa, making his own samples as opposed to sampling someone else and he gives detailed business advise for all music producers.  This is an interview definitely worth checking out.  Listen now!!!  

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 040 Nate Coop

May 3, 2017 46:11

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Nate Coop is one of your favorite producers favorite producer. He is coming to us straight from Houston, TX. He is ½ of the duo Nate & Charity, that took home the top prize in the 2015 iStandard Beast of the Beats. His credits include last years’ XXL Freshman Cypher, Dave East, Starlito and Young Dolph. He is the producer ½ for the duo group 3am Ugly.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 39 Soultronik

Apr 26, 2017 52:25

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Soultronik is a hip hop producer from Hempstead, New York that is making moves very quickly in this game. Last year he became the first ever winner of the Remy Martin Producer Series and just this year he got his first major placement with the legendary DITC rapper O.C. on his highly anticipated Same Moon Same Sun LP.  Soultronik is rookie in the game, but gives a lot of insight and applicable advise.  Check out the interview to hear him speak on the importance of support from a significant other, the power of setting goals and how beat showcases have impacted his career.  Listen now!!!

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 38 Krucial Keys

Apr 19, 2017 59:45

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This week's episode on Beats Grind & Life we got New York producer Krucial Keys joining us.  You may know the Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum producer from the work he did with Alicia Keys.  He had a heavy hand in creating her first four albums.  You may have also heard his music on projects with Rakim, Nas, Drake, Mario, Angie Stone, Keyshia Cole, K'naan and many more.  Listen to this episode to hear what Krucial has to say about the journey of success, the power of mass distractions and what his podcast "It's So Krucial" is all about. 

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 037 Charity Evaughn

Apr 12, 2017 36:55

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Charity Evaughn is a Hip Hop producer and DJ coming out of Houston, TX.  She has recently been making a huge name for herself within the music industry.  In 2015 Nate Coop and her won the iStandard Beast of the Beats competition in Atlanta, GA.  She is also the 2015 Space City Beat Battle Champion.  Not to mention, just last year she produced music for the 2016 XXL Freshman Cypher.   Right now she has a project with her partner Nate Coop entitled “Colors” and her own project called “King Pin” with Dante Higgins both available now.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 036 Sound Oracle

Apr 5, 2017 01:07:31

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Sound Oracle is a multi-genre producer and sound designer originally from Virginia and now resides in Atlanta, GA.  He is the guy responsible for providing sounds to well accomplished producers such as Polow Da Don and Timbaland.  We have all heard his work on songs by Beyonce, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown, Christina Aguilera and many more.  He also manages his website soundoracle.net where he is releasing sounds that he has made available for the public.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 035 DJ Static

Mar 29, 2017 01:05:03

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DJ Static is a DJ/Producer from the Bronx, New York.  He has produced tracks for rapper Immortal Technique, and serves as his DJ.  He has also constructed dope Boom Bap beats for legendary rappers like KRS 1, Rakim, Black Moon, Busta Rhymes, Lloyd Banks, Spliff Star, and many more. 

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 034 Kaydence

Mar 22, 2017 47:50

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Kaydence is a singer/songwriter from Queens, NY that is no doubt on the rise.  She has recently signed a deal with SevenCorners Music/BMG and has worked with some legendary influencers within the industry including DJ Mustard, Cool & Dre  Hitboy, Snoop Dogg, Ariana Grande, Nelly and many more.  Right now she is finishing up her highly anticipated album “Pen Piper” which is set to release April 1st.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 033 JayTwo

Mar 8, 2017 33:53

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JayTwo is an up and coming producer based out of Thomasville, North Carolina.  He is the newest member of super-producer Illmind’s beat crew, The Hittaz.  He has just released a beat EP entitled "Created", which you can find on SoundCloud and Noise Trade.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 032 Abstract Minor

Mar 1, 2017 01:00:59

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Abstract Minor is an up and coming multi-genre producer and artist based out Boston, Massachusetts.  She has produced albums like "Dope Beats and Lyrics" with Kastilano and "Once Upon A Time" with Robyn Harriss.  She is also the host of the podcast Electric Relaxation; a show about everything music.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 031 Karel "Relavant Beats" Foy

Feb 22, 2017 01:41:31

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Karel “Relavant Beats” Foy is a Hip Hop music producer based out of Brentwood, New York. He has provided beats for some of our favorite artists such as Skyzoo, Sadat X, Livin Proof, Chi-Ali, Maffew Ragazino, and many more. He has also lent his production skills to television networks like Vh1, Dish Network, Oxygen and BET. Right now he has a project with Twizzi called Fallen EP. You can check it out on YouTube, Bandcamp and Soundcloud.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast Episode 030 14KT

Feb 8, 2017 34:58

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14KT is a multi-talented Producer, Artist and DJ from Michigan. He got his musical roots growing up in the church and singing in the choir. Since that time he has gone on to win the Red Bull Big Tune National Championship in 2010.  He is credited with  producing for some of our favorite artists such as Aloe Blacc, Black Milk, Bun B, Danny Brown, Elzhi, Jay Electronica and many more.   He has released ten albums including “The Big Knock" with Mayer Hawthorne and his latest project "Elevator."

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 029 Nokturn

Jan 25, 2017 59:21

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Nokturn is an up and coming producer that definitely lives up to his name, the boy’s beats knock. He is straight out of the Ukraine and is currently 1/6 of super-producer Illmind’s new production collective "The Hittaz". He is also signed and is an in-house producer for Roseville Music Group. You can hear some of his work on the new Hittaz EP as well as music he has produced for R&B sensation Tangina Stone.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 028 Chris "Black Cloud" Cargill

Jan 18, 2017 46:41

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Chris “Black Cloud” Cargill works as Brand Representative at iStandard Producers. But first and foremost he is a producer himself, as well as vocalist and multi-instrumentalist that is talented enough to play the saxophone, drums, guitar, bass and piano. He is apart of the music label 1093 Entertainment out of Youngstown, Ohio. He has produced for artists such as Royce da 5’9, Smoke Dza, Cashis, Triple Thr3at, Ghost Wridah and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 027 Sound Junkie

Jan 4, 2017 01:22:38

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Sound Junkie is a producer, sound designer and songwriter hailing from Philadelphia, PA. He is undeniably one of the new wave of producers that you must keep your eyes and ears open for. With so many artists duplicating sounds that are popular on radio, it shouldn’t be hard to spot Sound Junkie, a producer that prides himself on sounding like no one. He is 1/3 of the production crew Ratchet Gods and a member of the Business As Usual crew. He has placed first in multiple iStandard Beat Showcases in multiple cities.  

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 026 Flip Jackson

Dec 21, 2016 01:13:31

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Flip Jackson is a producer, artist, songwriter, and sound designer from Maynard, Massachusetts. He is most commonly known for being affiliated with the Gotham City Boys. You can hear some of his beats on songs featuring Maino, Fred The Godson, Chris Rivers, Ricky Bats, Dyce Payne, Louie Gonz, Skivi B and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 025 Bigg Kid

Dec 14, 2016 48:41

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Bigg Kid is a 17 Year old producer/DJ born in Sweden, raised in England and now residing in Los Angeles. Even though he’s a rookie in the game, don’t underestimate what this young guy is capable of. He is 1/7 of super-producer !llmind’s new production collective The Hittaz, and is now signed to Roseville Music Group. His production credits include D-12, Scotty ATL and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 024 Tha Kracken

Dec 7, 2016 01:18:25

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Tha Kracken is an extremely diverse producer with limitless abilities hailing out of Texas. His resume and list of awards are just proof of that. He has been nominated for three Grammy Awards and has won one Dove Award and two Stella Awards. It doesn’t end there, Tha Kracken is a certified gold and platinum producer. He has produced for artists such as Jermaine Dupri, Bow Wow, Omarian, Lecrae, Jagged Edge, Cee Lo Green, Bun B and many more. He has lend his production to television shows such as Entourage, Super Sweet 16 and Making the Band.

Beats Grind & Life Episode 023 Fouche

Nov 30, 2016 30:29

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Fouche is a talented producer that is no doubt on the rise. He is 1/6 of super-producer Illmind’s new production collective, The Hittaz. He is also signed to Illmind's Roseville Music imprint. You can check out some of his music on the new Hittaz EP as well as his own project entitled “Emerge.”

Beats Grind & Life Episode 022 Musicman Ty

Nov 23, 2016 37:27

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Musicman Ty is a writer, producer and session player hailing from the DMV area.  Now residing in New York City, he is currently serving as an in-house producer for Swizz Beatz.  You may have heard some of his work on the Broadway play Stick Fly.  You could also check him out on songs featuring artists such as Mac Miller, Snoop Dogg, Jadakiss, Diddy Dirty Money, Ariana Grande, Vanessa Hudgens and a lot more. 

Beats Grind & Life Episode 021 Stan Da Man

Nov 16, 2016 35:27

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Stan Da Man is a veteran producer out of Brooklyn, New York. While most of us like to dream of one day becoming the "producer of the year", Stan can actually say he has held that title.   In 2015 Stan was awarded the title of Producer of the Year at IMDASOURCE.COM. He has produced records for some of our favorite artists such as Joell Ortiz, Sheek Louch, Styles P, Papoose, Nore, Trick Trick, Fred Da Godson and Innocent?, Sauce Money, Dj Kay Slay and many more…

Beats Grind & Life Episode 020 Sikwitit

Nov 9, 2016 45:43

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Sikwitit is one of the top up and coming producers in the game today.  He is son of the legendary singer and Tejano R.O.O.T.S. Hall of Famer June P. Garcia.  Born and raised in the Dallas, Texas area he got his start through beat battles.  In 2015 he reached the ultimate beat battler's goal by winning the iStandard Beast of the Beats event in New York City.  Since then he is credited with making beats for the XXL 2016 Freshman cypher, Snow The Product Dave East,The Starz hit show Power, Monster Energy, Tecate and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Episode 019 Tony Ozier

Nov 2, 2016 42:13

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Tony Ozier is a multi-talented producer from Freeport, Texas; Now residing in Portland, Oregon. He is not only a producer, but a singer, songwriter and leader of the band Tony Ozier and the Doo Doo Funk All-Stars. He blends funk music with a bit of soul and hip-hop which gives him a unique sound. He has produced for artists such as Slim Kid Tre of The Pharcyde, Westbred Diamond, Easy McCoy, Farnell Newton, Yolonda Johnson and many more. He currently has an album available on iTunes entitled 36 Flavas.

Beats Grind & Life Episode 018 Tecknowledgy

Oct 26, 2016 46:09

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Tecknowledgy is a Hip Hop music producer from Providence, Rhode Island. He has been making beats since 2002, when he was apart of a collective called Spiritz Records. Since that time he has made beats for some of our favorite artists like Mac Miller, Rapsody, Chevy Woods, Laws, Pill, Choo Jackson and many more. Teck is also one of few producers to say that he is a  3x times iStandard beat showcase winner.

Beats Grind & Life Episode 017 Streetrunner

Oct 19, 2016 01:39:57

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Streetrunner is a Hip Hop producer based out of Miami, Florida. He has produced some of our favorite songs for some of our favorite artists and has the hardware to prove it. He is a two time Grammy winning and multi platinum producer. He has produced for artists like Fat Joe and the Terror Squad, Lil Wayne, Nikki Minaj, Fabolous, The Game, Ludacris, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, LL Cool J, Eminem and many many more…

Beats Grind & Life Episode 016 Rhythm J

Aug 24, 2016 54:28

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Rhythm J is a music producer from Statan Island, New York. As the former president of iStandard, he is a vertern in the music business with placements on well over 300 shows. His placements range from Snoop Dogg, Bacardi, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, TNT, Showtime, CNN, UFC, BET, Telemundo and many many more…  Check out what he has to say about you getting a placement on your favorite show.

Beats Grind & Life Episode 015 Kenny Buttons

Aug 10, 2016 36:53

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Kenny "Buttons" Camacho is a New York City Singer/Songwriter/Producer creating records for recording artist, video games, T.V and film. His Credits include 50 Cent, "Love and Hip Hop Hollywood", "Black Ink Crew", CBS Sports, NCCA Basketball Tournament, Big Ten Network.

Beats Grind & Life Episode 014 Ms. Madli

Aug 3, 2016 01:05:31

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Today Ms. Madli joins us on Beats Grind and Life. I would say that she is one of the dopest female producers out there, but that would be flat out disrespectful. She is one the dopest in the licensing game. She is originally from Estonia, but now resides in Brooklyn, New York. You may have heard some of her music on 20/20, House of Cards, Black Ink, Vibe Magazine, and other shows on ABC, Showtime and Liongate.  Check out what she is doing to capture her piece of the American dream. 

Beats Grind & Life Episode 13 The Symphony

Jul 27, 2016 32:45

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The Symphony is a producer, DJ, songwriter and classically trained violinist hailing from the city of brotherly Love; Philadelphia.  He is a 6 time iStandard Producer Showcase winner, including “Beast of the Beat VI”.  His credits include Cyhi The Prince, Candice Pillay, Sonny Bonoho, Kaydence and Mistah Fab.  You may have also heard his music on shows like "Keeping up with the Kardashians", "Tosh.0" and "Portlandia".

Beats Grind & Life Episode 012 Cobaine Ivory

Jul 20, 2016 57:47

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Cobaine Ivory is a classical composer, producer and DJ.  He has made tracks for artists such as Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross, Prodigy, Styles P, Meek Mill, Marsha Ambrosias and many more.  He provided sounds for Nike, ESPN, Pepsi and X Factor; Just to name a few.  Today Cobaine is the production half of the soul group Charlie Red.  Which you can find their new single Retrograde, a James Black cover available on iTunes. 

Beats Grind & Life Episode 11 Digital Crates

Jul 13, 2016 57:59

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Digital Crates is a well established producer/engineer and session player within the music industry representing the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia.  His credits include Akon, T.I., Xzibit, UGK, Crooked-I, Diddy, Janet Jackson, Ne-Yo and many more.  You have probably also heard his music on SNL, Burn Notice, ads for Microsoft, Jose Cuervo, the MTV Movie Awards and the most recent NBA Finals.

010 Beats Grind & Life Burd x Keyz Interview

Jul 6, 2016 27:29

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Burd and Keyz was a Canadian Hip-Hop and R&B production duo out of Markham, Ontorio.  In 2010 1/2 of the group “Keyz” passed away from a bacterial infection, leaving Burd solo.  Since then Burd has decided to keep the name Burd and Keyz and hold the group down by himself.  Burd and Keyz is responsible for crafting beats for Kardinal Offishall, Meek Mill, The Game, Pusha-T, MGK, Troy Ave., Joe Buddens Kirko Bangz and many more.

Beats Grind & Life Episode 009: Nobody Famous

Jun 29, 2016 15:15

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Nobody Famous is a well rounded platinum selling producer coming from Atlanta, GA.  Nobody Famous has collaborated with artists such as Donnis, Dom Kennedy, Wax and Kyle Lucas.  His creativity doesn’t stop there though.  Not only is he a super producer, but he is also a dope photographer and great painter.

Beats Grind & Life Episode 008: Axis

Jun 8, 2016 45:35

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Axis is part of the hip hop team Real Talk Inc.  He is a hip-hop producer and artist that is a superstar in the making.  Hailing out of Kansas City, this future star has worked with artist such as 50 Cent, Young Buck, Freddie Gibbs, Tech N9ne, Game, and Brotha Lynch Hung.  To add on to his impressive resume he has done music for MTV, BET, Kia Motors and many more.  Check out this interview as he touches up on Dr. Dre's minimalist approach and why he might take 2 days to make a beat.

Beats Grind & Life Episode 007: BAD Remy

Jun 1, 2016 28:57

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B.A.D. Remy, BAD, an acronym for Beats All Day is coming to us straight from the birthplace of Hip Hop, the South Bronx.  He has worked with tons of talented artists in the New York area such as Dice Monte, S. Crown and Big Vick. 

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 005 Kato

May 18, 2016 19:07

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Kato, who got his name from the Bruce Lee character in Brown Hornet is a hip hop producer from Fairfax, VA.  Now living in the ATL, he has scored music for some of the dopest rappers in the game such as Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton, Rittz, Roscoe Dash and Little Scrappy.  Currently he is an in house producer for Hopsin’s imprint Funk Volume.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 004 Shay Keys

May 11, 2016 31:57

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Shay Keys is an up and coming producer out of Los Angeles, CA. He has produced music on a few of your favorite shows that have been broadcast on networks such as MTV, VH1, CBS and many more. And right now has an instrumental album available exclusively on sound cloud called “Nomad 2440”.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 001 Trox

May 5, 2016 21:25

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Producer Trox guest on Beats Grind and Life http://traffic.libsyn.com/beatsgrindandlife/Trox_Interview_2.mp3 Music Producer Trox Talks About Juggling A 9-5 And His Production Career Trox is a hip hop producer hailing from Portland, Oregon.  He has made beats for artists such as 50 Cent, AB Soul, Xzibit, B Real, Mr. Fab, and E-40 and Cool Nutz.  He has just released a beat CD entitled “InstrumRENTALS” Greatest Achievement Getting a Placement with 50 Cent Equipment Currently In Studio Maschine Logic Pro Live Instruments [caption id="attachment_61" align="alignright" width="150"]Trox - Instrumrentals album Click here to listen to music from Trox[/caption] Not So Secret Weapon Aurturia Mini V Albums That Are A Must Listen Dr. Dre - Chronic 2001 Jay Dilla - Welcome to Detroit Curtis Mayfield - Curtis! Greatest Advise Ever Received "It takes 10 'No's' to get one 'Yes'" How To Contact Trox Twitter Facebook Instagram

003 Jak Brown

May 5, 2016 24:28

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Jak Brown is a Grammy nominated producer/engineer out of Atlanta GA.  He is an extremely versatile  producer that can do it all.  He has worked with artists such as Drake, 2Chainz, Kanye West, T-Pain, Ludacris, Chrisette Michelle.  And the list literally goes on and on.  He has also done music for television networks CBS, MTV and Animal Planet.

002 Focus...

May 4, 2016 26:33

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Focus is a 2x grammy winning and multi-platinum producer originally from New York.  Focus got his musical roots from his father who was the bass player for the R&B band Chic.  He is a Hip Hop and R&B producer that is as diverse as no one.  He has done tracks for artist such as Dr.Dre, Snoop, 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Christina Aguilera, J-Lo, Marsha Ambrosius and many more. 

001 Trox

May 4, 2016 21:25

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Trox is a hip hop producer hailing from Portland, Oregon.  He has made beats for artists such as 50 Cent, AB Soul, Xzibit, B Real, Mr. Fab, E-40 and Cool Nutz.  He has just released a beat CD entitled “InstrumRENTALS”

Episode 000

May 4, 2016 10:35

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Very first episode where you will get a brief description of the host and what to expect in up coming episodes.

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 006 Dem Jointz

Jan 1, 1970 18:05

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Dem Jointz is an R&B producer straight outta Compton, CA.  He has produced songs for some of the top R&B singers in the industry such as Brandy, Jordin Sparks, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera and Marsha Ambrosius.  And as of recently he was a major contributor to Dr. Dre’s Compton album.