Behind the Beat: How Rick Ross’ “B.M.F.” Made & Almost Broke Lex Luger

In our latest Behind the Beat, Thomas Hobbs spoke with Lex Luger about how producing Rick Ross' "B.M.F. (Blowin Money… Read More

April 1, 2022

How Sample Drill Is Leading One Of Rap’s Most Bizarre Sampling Eras

New York City's most notable drill producers have defined themselves by the songs they sample, so much so that critics… Read More

March 30, 2022

5 Affordable Vintage Synthesizers That Don’t Sound Like Shit

With the holidays on the horizon, we combed through demos, auctions, and listings, to find the vintage synthesizers that are… Read More

December 21, 2021

MixedByAli on Making “Human Music” with Kendrick Lamar, Baby Keem, & More

We spoke to engineer MixedByAli about working with special artists like Kendrick Lamar and Baby Keem, his new platform EngineEars,… Read More

October 15, 2021

The 25 Best Madlib Beats Of All Time

A roundup of the best Madlib beats throughout the Oxnard, California producer's career. Madlib has spent the last 25 years… Read More

June 25, 2019

Listen to Pete Rock’s “Return Of The SP1200” Instrumental Album

The album includes unreleased cuts from the '90s. Pete Rock's new project is finally here. The veteran producer just dropped… Read More

April 26, 2019

No I.D. Talks Friendship With Jay-Z and How Kanye Wanted to Disband G.O.O.D. Music Over Him Jay-Z to No I.D.: "God didn’t make you to work no job. God made you to make music." No… Read More

November 21, 2018

New Documentary Reveals How Scott Storch Burned Through $100 Million

Scott Storch tells his story in a new bio doc. Legendary record producer and songwriter Scott Storch adds the latest… Read More

July 17, 2018