Beat Making Videos

Jazze Phae’s Studio: 7 Year Old Making Beats

Big Korey constructs a beat using an MPC 2000 XL and Korg keyboard.  Producer’s are getting started early nowadays, this kid is only 7 years old and is already flying through programs and sequences.  Pretty impressive considering that most of the equipment he’s using is bigger than he is.      

Shondrae Makes Beat Live At Producer’s Ball

Shondrae (Ciara, Ludacris, Kelis, 8Ball & MJG) crafts a beat live on stage using an Akai MPC 2000XL at the Producer’s Balls which took place at Justin’s in Atlanta, GA.  It’s crazy to hear him recreate a hit while telling the creative process behind the composition.  Another plus is watching how much fun he seems … Read more

Ryan Leslie Plays The Pocket Trumpet!

Always a flair for the dramatic with the assistance of an Amex Black card, Ryan Leslie has a pocket trumpet couriered to his studio for the completion of a track. Pay no attention to the improvised dancing and lip syncing, but take note of the stripped down workspace and KRK monitors simplicity is a beautiful … Read more

Wonder Making Beats

Most of us know Wonder’s for his work with T.I. Watch as he compose a beat from scratch with nothing but a laptop, Reason, and M-Audio controller. Pay attention to how he lays down his drums.

Ski Beatz & Jay Z: The Making of “Dead Presidents”

Legendary producer Ski Beatz is here breaking down the entire making of Jay Z’s “Dead Presidents”. In case you didn’t know… Ski is same guy who, back in late 95, had me running around half of Eastern Massachusetts looking this elusive 12 inch single. In the end I had to settle for mailorder from NY’s … Read more

Beat Making Videos Roundup

I ran across this dope record digging and beat making video of Jacpot rocking the MPC. This dude is nice with it! Declare killin’ it in the studio Dor rockin’ the EMU-SP1200