I found ProdBydnp because of this beat below that I instantly became obsessed with;
Zanman Trippin- Bitcoin & Minute
Flash Gotti- Cop It & Bands On Me
How old are you? Just turned 19
Anything funny or crazy ever happen in this game we call rap?
Lol Just how much the music game has changed, I find that pretty crazy.
Where are you from? I’m from the coast in Gulfport, Ms deep in the south.
How long have you been producing? Why/How did you get into it? I’ve been producing since I was 12 so you can say roughly 8 years but took me 4 to actually start getting good. I started out rapping of course and my cousins produced, and after a while it started to rub off on me so I ended up producing.
What’s the dopest thing to happen to you since you started making music and releasing product? Umm. I would say rappers reaching out to me and wanting to fly me out and create music in different states and studios, it’s a great feeling & inspiration.
Who are your biggest influences? Metro Boomin of course that’s the goat, Murda, Southside, & London.
Want to give any shoutouts? Of course shout out to my day ones D-lowkey & Kiyro Chase
What do you find is the best platform or avenue of selling your beats? Beatstars, but I’m looking into creating my own site.
Do you have any other income streams? Not at the moment I make all of my money from music.
What is something about you people would be surprised to know? Lol that I used to do lego stop motion.
Whats your process for making a beat? Normally I just start off with my melody, add a few background sounds, add in my drums, layout the beat, and level out all of my sounds. I usually don’t go in deciding what type of beat I’m going to make I just make whatever comes to mind.
What do your beats normally cost? Basic Leases are $39.99 Wav Leases are $59.99 Tracked Out Leases are $149.99 & Exclusives Vary…
What is the most you have made from one beat? $400
Any stories on how you got some of your placements? Um just marketing and promoting myself online, it put me in the position to meet and network with people to help get placements.
What Hardware or software do you use? is there any reason why you like to particularly use what you use? I Personally use Fl studio 11 ….old I know it’s just something I prefer because of the setup I’m more native to 11 than 12.
How many leases or beats do you think you sold in 2017? Uhh can’t really think off top maybe 600+
What are your plans for 2018? My main plans are to get more placements and sell more beats.
Who do you think will part of the new wave in 2018? (producer wise and rapper wise) Producer wise? Myself I’m coming for what I deserve. All summer 18
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