Beat Battles

Danja Gives Hit Factory Studio Tour

Producer Danja gives a tour of the Hit Factory while showing off some of the equipment responsible for his distinctive sound.  A quick zoom around the area reveals working quarters surrounded by racks of keyboards, drum set, and a piano.

Crate Kings Producer Beat Battle Number 3

Rules: 1. You must not use any sounds except from the sample, except drums and a bass. 2. The beat must be in the 80 – 110 bpm range. Sample: Sample is Eddie Palmieri & Harlem River Drive – Broken Home Download from ZShare: When you’ve finished your beat, upload to to somewhere it … Read more

Crate Kings Beat Battle Winner Nic Nak!

Congratulations to forum member Nic Nak, the winner of the latest Crate Kings beat battle!  With his beat “Hard To Control” and the flipping of Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes’ “To Be True” Nic Nak was able to edge out some pretty stiff competition,  take the title of Crate King, and win the entire … Read more

Beat Battle Two: Voting

Hey people, just to let you know voting for round 2 of our beat battle has just started over on the forums, be sure to check it out. Entries Zoidanum Scumbag – Crate King Nic Nak – Hard To Control [b]YABBA[/b] HK – Mystery 2 Golden Eudemon – Not … Read more

Crate Kings Beat Battle Part 2!

The second Crate Kings beat battle is now under way!  I’m excited because the deadline for final entires is Wednesday May 30th and there are already some tough contenders for the title.  Check out the heated action in the forums and give our talented producers some feedback.  Just like the first battle, the winner will … Read more

April Beat Battle Winner – MC Fever

The people have spoken and a jury of production peers have voted a winner of the Crate Kings April Beat Battle.  My man MC Fever brought some serious heat by flipping Billy Paul’s "It’s Too Late" and ended up taking the crown along with the enitre collection of Crate Kings drums kits.   Make sure you … Read more

Beat Battle Voting Is Now Under Way!

All entries have been submitted and the beat battle voting is officially under way.  Make sure that you support these up and coming producers by checking out their beats and voting for your favorite inside the forums.   You have until April 24th to submit your vote deciding which producer will be featured on the front … Read more

Dynamic Producer – The 10 Track Commandments by Felisha Booker and Ingenious

The great thing about running your own website is the voice and audience that is provided.  With the start of Crate Kings, I have been given the opportunity to write and inform others about all the great things that I run across while at the same time advising readers about products and services to stay … Read more