Producer Interviews

Boi-1da On Producer Battles And Working With Eminem

Boi-1da talks about the importance of his winning producer competitions and the impact that they had on his early career. He then goes on to talk about his faith and working with superstar artists such as Eminem as well as lesser known artists.

45 King Talks The 900 Number & Hard Knock Life

DJ Revolution interviews 45 King to talk about his start as a DJ and his transition into production while working with the now defunct Wild Pitch Records. 45 Kings also talks about his work with Flavor Unit, Apache, Queen Latifah, Latee, Eminem, and more.

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Yakub On Producing Ghostface Killah “Together Baby”

Last of the Record Buyers talks with 20 year old producer Yakub about his first placement, a Ghostface Killah song entitled “Together Baby”. Yakub briefly talks about his current setup Reason + Audacity and his growth from FL Studio. Visit Yakub on Bandcamp and look out for his work on Ghostface Killah’s album Apollo Kids.

Questlove Yamaha All Access 360 Interview

Questlove drops some thoughts on drumming, gear, soul music, and practicing and performing during an appearance with The Roots at the Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, AL . It’s really hard to play disciplined and sloppy. There’s a certain sloppy element that I like to put in my drumming. Whatever the average drummer is doing, … Read more

Maestro Harrell On Open Labs Neko LX5

Producer/actor Maestro Harrell (The Wire) sits down with Open Labs to talk about the role of music in his career, his move from laptop based production to the Open Labs Neko LX5, and his favorite software and production techniques.

The Bright Side (Remix) Promo 2 – Damu The Fudgemunk

Damu The Fudgemunk drops the second promo for his upcoming releas The Bright Side (Remix), which is scheduled for a November 23rd release date. I’m really looking forward to the The Bright Side remix, one of my greatest creations or pieces of work to come out. I’ve been sitting on that for about a year. … Read more

Mayer Hawthorne & DJ Jazzy Jeff Talk Musical Taste

DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mayer Hawthorne sit down in the plush red chairs of Karmaloop to discuss their mutual admiration for each others work before revealing some of the lesser known details of their personal tastes in music. I’ll listen to NWA on the way to a Pat Metheny concert. — Jazzy Jeff