On Wednesday, December 19,
will release the latest installment of
, an exclusive EP series in which three hand-picked producers put their own spin on a record by a reader-approved artist. Number four in the series will be based around "
," a record off Brooklyn veteran
mixtape. In anticipation of the project's arrival, we're making sure each of the participating beatsmiths has been properly introduced to our readership with a series of
exclusive producer profiles
In the third and final profile, we chop it up with
, the producer behind
's "Gangsta in Designer."
to listen to Willie's re-production of "Fly Away,"
today in the Booth.
Willie B. (of Digi+Phonics)
What tools and/or production software do you use?
FL Studio/Acid Pro 3.0/M Audio Midi Keystation
Head phones or monitors?
What production work are you most proud thus far of in your career?
"Rigamortis" by Kendrick Lamar [and] "Gangsta in Designer" by ScHoolboy Q
What should readers expect from you in the coming months?
placements, a Wale record, my own rap records, and a Willie B and Freddie Gibbs collab.
Describe the process by which you "Re-Produced" Talib's "Fly Away" record?
I started off by figuring out the key the song was played in. Then [l] played alternate keys to give it more of a darker sound, as opposed to the original. Then just continued on from there...