We examine tracks by Vince Staples, Joji, and Ed Sheeran that Kenny Beats had a hand in and break down how he applies different sides of his musicality to best serve each artist.
In celebration of spooky season, we did some virtual crate digging to flip four unique horror movie soundtracks into hard-hitting beats.
We explore seven ways to make our tracks more unique, spanning everything from music theory techniques to sound design tricks.
Producers Nick Papz and Xander give us an exclusive inside look into how the beat for Meek Mill’s “Sharing Locations (feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk)” was constructed.
Get a firsthand look into the basics of arranging boom bap rhythms, chord progressions, and scratch sounds in Ableton Live.
Multi-platinum producer Murda Beatz (Drake, Migos) shares his creative insights and kicks off a beat battle featuring cash prizes, direct feedback, and more.
Learn about how Korean musician, songwriter, and producer Seo Taiji combatted censorship and shaped the landscape of popular music.
Let’s explore how four brothers from Hong Kong laid the groundwork for the creative direction of the legendary hip hop ensemble, Wu-Tang Clan.
Producers KanielTheOne and Murphy Kid give us an inside look into how Chris Brown and Young Thug’s viral “Go Crazy” came together.
Learn about where jazz hop originated, its key characteristics, and how you can approach creating your own tracks in the genre.
Hip hop legend Common sat down with us to discuss his beginnings, his new album, where the genre is headed, and more.
JestonMade (Jack Harlow, DaBaby) sat down with us to discuss his journey, creative process, and thoughts on the future of hip hop.