We take a look at the true innovation and widespread influence James Brown had as he evolved his sound and created funk music in the process. Read the post.
When Public Enemy released “Fight The Power” in 1989, there were few rules when it came to sampling. While today’s artists face constraints, they’re finding ways to keep hip hop the most vital, and popular, music genre. Read the post.
When creating music with loops from libraries, taking the time to customize and personalize will make your music more your own. Read More.
If you have contacts you can shop a song to, buying exclusive rights to a hip hop beat might be a good idea. If you are just looking to get noticed, you should consider leasing that beat. Read More.
If you’ve ever tried building hip hop beats on your own from the ground up, you know that producing something propulsive, gutsy, fresh, and original is not a simple science. We brought in one of the genre’s founding experts to offer some advice. Read the post.