D Dot Defines Ghost Producing, Discusses The Benjamins

Deric “D Dot” Angelettie (Notorious B.I.G., Mase, SWV, Mary J Blige, Jay Z) discusses producing The Benjamins, ghost producing, and some of the beats that were stolen from him over the years. Ghost producing to me means that you’re on the come up.  That’s a term for a producer that’s on the come up and … Read more

Deric “D Dot” Angelettie On Ghostproducers & Mentoring Kanye West

A five-part interview with producer Deric "D Dot" Angelettie as he explains his view of hip-hop, climbing the label ladder, and his work with the Hitmen.  Other topics include becoming Mary J. Blige’s tour manager, mentoring Kanye West, and ghostwriters/ghostproducers.

Notable Quote:
"My opinion on the ghostwriters/ghostproducer thing is that to those people who have done it or feel like they are a part of that, I’m sure that it exists, but it only exists because you let it exist."

Read more

D-Dot On Founding The Hitmen, Bad Boy, And Ghost Production

Legendary Bad Boy producer Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie aka The Madd Rapper stopped by the Round Table to talk about Styles’ absence from "All About The Benjamins", meeting P Diddy at Howard University, getting involved with production, discovering Kanye West, ghost production, and whole lot more. 

The interview is in 4 Parts so grab a seat and get comfortable…. more after the jump!

Read more