Crate Kings Spring Beat Battle: Guest Judge Riggs Morales (Shady Records/Goliath Artists)


To celebrate the upcoming spring we’re proud present yet another Crate Kings Producer Beat Battle!

This time around our esteemed guest judge Riggs Morales, Sr. Director A&R, Shady Records, GOLIATH Artists, Inc., has agreed to take time out and lend his superior ear to our talented base of aspiring producers.  Make sure you don’t miss the chance to have you entry heard by the founder of MTV’s “Monday Night Fight Klub” who also played a crucial role in the careers of Eminem, David Banner, Jewelz Santana, and Tego Calderon.

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.

Contestants have the choice between samples (Final submission may contain elements from only one).
A)    Syl Johnson – I’m Talkin’ ‘Bout Freedom
B)     Lenny White – The Venusian Suite II

When you’ve finished your beat, upload to Zshare and submit your entry in the Crate Kings forum  thread  located here.

**Note: Each contestant must have a minimum of 10 forum posts to participate in the battle.

Deadline: All entries must be received and posted in the forums by Monday, April 21, 2008 at 12a.m.

All entries will solely be judged by guest producer Riggs Morales with all decisions being final.  Pertinent feedback may be provided wherever applicable.

    * 1st Place – Choice of Any 5 Crate Kings Drum/Sound Kits & Feature/Profile on Front Page of

    * 2nd Place – Choice of Any 2 Crate Kings Drum/Sound Kits
    * 3rd Place – Choice of Any Single Crate Kings Drum/Sound Kit

The decision of the guest judge Riggs Morales is final and will be announced within a reasonable time frame following the April 21th submission deadline.  Please direct any questions to the Crate Kings forums.

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