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Interview + 5 beats with TayloredByDrew

Drew Taylor aka TayloredByDrew is a producer from Canada I reached out to because I have seen his name around on YouTube for a good minute now. He steady uploads “type beats” for everyone from Cardi B to PNB Rock and his videos get plays. To find out more about this producer and to check out some of his fire beats scroll down!

major credits? (artist/song)

  • “All My Life” by Omelly
  • “Hardwork” by YSL Duke ft. Nechie
  • “Lil Bruh” by Reup Trey ft. Yung Bans
  • “Backstreet Baby” by PoloGang Kentae ft. Nick Kane
  • “Sixoshit” by 600 Breezy w/ Deemoney
How old are you? I’m 23 Years Old
Anything funny or crazy ever happen in this game we call rap? Nothing other than the usual Artist asking for Free Beats, or a Free Producer, or asking why we get Publishing when they inquire about Exclusive Rights.
Where are you from?  Just East of the Toronto, Canada Area in the Durham Region
How long have you been producing? Why/How did you get into it? I got into Producing at 19. I was always on the computer and was living with a friend who was a music teacher, so I guess it pieced together.
What’s the dopest thing to happen to you since you started making music and releasing product? I got a Beat on YouTube with about 1.8m hits, thought that was really dope since a lot of people were linking me about how they seen it online. I have about 7m+ hits in total on YouTube thus far.
Who are your biggest influences?  Kanye West & Southside
Want to give any shoutouts? I wanna give a shoutout to Sam aka the DrumKitRamen, the whole DrumVault Family (Chop Gawd, Brandon Chapa, Highfonics Beats, MLB, Tron, Tony Anthemz, Kenai, VSS, Luxury, MVA, Pinnacle, Rayd, & Plugzilla), DeeMoney for being the first big Producer to fw me, DJ Pain for linking me, King Leeboy, Tntxd, & anybody who really supports me, can’t do this without you all.
What is something about you people would be surprised to know? I’m addicted to Iced Caps (currently got one on my desk)
Whats your process for making a beat? I really don’t have a process, I gotta be in the mood when creating or it just won’t be right.
What do your beats normally cost?
  • $50 – $200 Leases
  • $200 – $1k+ Exclusive Rights
What is the most you have made from one beat? about 1k
Any stories on how you got some of your placements? Either they found my beats on YouTube or it was some of the work I did with DeeMoney/DJ Pain.
What Hardware or software do you use? is there any reason why you like to particularly use what you use?
  • Razer Blade Pro
  • DAW – FL Studio 12
  • Headphones – ATH M40X
  • Monitors – Yamaha HS7s
  • Midi Keyboard – Akai Advance 49
How many leases or beats do you think you sold in 2017? Easily 500
What are your plans for 2018? Secure The Bag
Who do you think will part of the new wave in 2018? (producer wise and rapper wise) I really hope CashmoneyAP & King Leeboy seriously pop off this year, and a few cats from Toronto such as Sonoros & Omito, both are some really talented, young dudes.

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TayloredByDrew links:

• Email – ProdDrewTaylor@gmail.com

• Twitter – https://Twitter.com/TayloredByDrew

• Instagram – https://Instagram.com/TayloredByDrew

• Facebook – https://Facebook.com/TayloredByDrew

• Snapchat – ProdDrewTaylor

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