"I have miserable days, but I try to make one thing about myself better every day."
From Chicago to LA to the Dominican Republic to mix Brent Faiyaz's new album, the engineer tells his story.
The Def Jam MC can’t control how you felt about his music before his set and he knows it, so he doesn’t care.
For revered engineer Jeff Ellis, great mixing is the product of great living—and breaking chains.
FYF Fest was proof that Frank's live performance is an enhancement of all the themes from his mastered works.
Though he produced SahBabii's "Pull Up Wit Ah Stick," you won't find Lil Voe's name on the official credits.
From Q-Tip and Phife Dawg to Solange, Gloria Kaba has worked with some of the most creative voices in music.
This is kick-your-feet-up-and-sip music.
We spoke with the "internet producer" about making a living off selling beats online and how the industry's changing.
How Kendrick's videos for "HUMBLE.," DNA." and "ELEMENT." prove he's all of his self-assigned nouns.
Prodigy introduced me to the gutter in a way that brought beauty to criminality.
From Alex Tumay to Mike Dean, the best in the business are pulling back the curtain.
If you’re not a Young Thug fan, you won’t like 'Beautiful Thugger Girls,' but then I’m not sure why you’re reading this review.
Artists: Keeping your live show a fresh, one-of-a-kind experience every time you hit the stage is invaluable.
You don’t need extensive research in sound engineering to understand how rap’s biggest stars are utilizing Auto-Tune.
Jason Voorhees would be proud.
A story of unsung heroes living among us, whose names we do not know and probably shouldn’t.
We sat down with the ATL producer who has been collaborating with Offset and 808 Mafia.
It might feel commonplace in rap today, but we’re still in the infancy stages of this “vocal manipulation” language game.
You may not know Farris' name, but you're definitely familiar with his hip-hop contributions.
Our itch to follow our favorite artists' every action is growing. How is it affecting us?
I pulled up to the mix soiree painfully late, but it’s a welcome refuge.
The two biggest mainstream religious rappers have very different ways of displaying their faith.
Location matters more than you might think.
Ear Drummers producer Resource talks linking and working with Mike WiLL, cooking up multiple Young Thug hits in one session and more.
The Chicago engineer is helping to turn Chicago's Classick Studios into a new age Dungeon Family.
Tracking the flute from underground secret weapon to mainstream hip-hop's newest sensation.