“I used to do ‘type beats’ all the time because I was trying to gain traction for my name,” Murda Beatz tells us.
“Nobody knew who Murda Beatz was at the time, you know? So I was doing Chief Keef-type beats when Chief Keef was hot, so when people would type in his name on YouTube, my beat would pop up and they would click it—it was about driving traffic to my YouTube channel and my name.”
Murda has come quite a long way since his type beat days. Known for his melodic but hard-hitting sound, the GRAMMY-nominated producer has crafted multiple hits with top-tier artists spanning Drake, Travis Scott, Cardi B, Lil Wayne, and Migos (to name a few). Today, many aspiring producers create Murda Beatz-type beats to hone their chops and get their work heard.
In the video above, Murda sat down with us to discuss his beginnings, production tips, new sample pack, and more. Watch along to get a unique inside look into his creative process.
Get your music heard by Murda Beatz and win $1,000
What’s more, Murda Beatz is also looking to listen to your music via the next Splice Discord Beat Battle. Make an original production incorporating five sounds from his new sample pack (in addition to any of your own melodies, drums, etc.) and submit it through the Splice Discord. You’ll have until June 29th at 11:59 PM EST to share your beat, and one grand-prize winner will receive $1,000, an exclusive Kid Robot collectible, and feedback from Murda on an original production.
Join the Splice Discord and visit the announcements channel for more on submission details and prizing. Let’s get this beat battle started!
Incorporate Murda Beatz’ sounds into your own productions:
June 16, 2021