88 Keys

88-Keys URB Cover Shoot Video

Producer 88-Keys shows us some behind the scenes action action at a photoshoot for URB Magazine.  Definitely looking forward to The Death of Adam on November 11th.

88 Keys On Being A Producer’s Producer

Another interview with 88 Keys… this time he talks about his musical influences, the recording of his beat for "Thieves In The Night" , and the importance of having the respect of other producers.  Also mentioned is Kanye’s involvement in the release of The Death of Adam and working with various artists on the album. … Read more

88 Keys Talks Cool Kids & Production

Producer 88 Keys gives a quick rundown of his production resume, rhyming on The Death of Adam, and production.  He also gives a critique on the Cool Kids production and advice for mc’s looking to attain better beats.  It’s a 2 part interview so hit the link for more. Respect to Kaos Effect

88 Keys Talks Mobile Production & Touring

Nothing too deep here… 88 Keys talks about appearing on the Fresh Rhymes and Videotape Tour, releasing The Death of Adam, and making collaborative tracks on the road.  "We have some equipment on the bus. I brought my MPC 3000 (the "Raw Dawg"), The Alcemist brought his portable turntable and MPC 2500. Aceyalone brought his … Read more

88 Keys Interview: First Samplers, Mos Def, & Black Star

Dork Magazine presents an interview with 88 Keys as he tells of breaking into the music business, inspiring producers, getting paid $700 for his first project, and becoming involved with the Black Star album.  He also goes on to discuss his first production setup (Akai S950 w/ keyboard), discovering the Akai MPC 3000 while interning … Read more

Illmind, 88 Keys, And Oddisee Live

Producers Illmind, 88 Keys, and Oddisee unite onstage for a collaborative performance at Beat Society.  It’s always great to see collaborative performances, especially when it involves producers of such a high caliber as these three.