A tipsy Havoc offers a friendly challenge to Kanye West to see who has the best beats. Kind of funny that he knows the track numbers, but not the names of the songs that he produced.
DJ Premier talks about importance of knowing staying current and knowing all eras of music. Primo also discusses the traits that he would like to have from other producers.
We all know that producer Timbaland can come off a little arrogant at times, but that’s sort of expected after making such a long string of hits. Recently, according to Gigwise.com, Timbaland states that “Music is boring right now. I’m too innovative for the world" and that he’ll be leaving the music business.
Here’s an interesting article about how the NWA/Funkadelic court ruling has effected the future of Hip-Hop production and the music business. Pay attention and make sure you dig hard, chop those samples, and use your filters! Can Hip Hop Live Without Sampling?
I hate to turn this into a producer gossip blog, but Timbaland was arrested for throwing blows in a German Bar Brawl. Check the story
Timbaland’s protege Danjahandz talks about his upcoming production work with Duran Duran… who would have imagined?! Check out the story.
This came as shocking news to me… legendary producer Marley Marl suffered a heart attack! Check out the news
I’m glad to announce that after much crate diggin, chopping, and dusty fingers… the Crate Kings store is finally open! We’ve put together some great custom drum kits and sounds for everyone and have much more to come. Here’s a pic just to give a glimpse into what we have in store for those seeking … Read more
I’d like to say R.I.P. to Disco D who passed away from suicide on January 22nd. I wasn’t fortunate enough to meet him, but to this day I am still awestruck with the work that he did on 50 Cent’s "Ski Mask Way".
Ahhh yeah… It’s been a while since I’ve been around, but we’re finally back in effect with a number of changes and completed projects, including the redesign of Crate Kings and development of my other site Own The Frame, which is centered around the subject of lifehacks and office/personal productivity. I hope that everyone like … Read more