Re-Produced Profile: Willie B. (of Digi+Phonics) [DJBooth Interview Exclusive] - DJBooth

Re-Produced Profile: Willie B. (of Digi+Phonics) [DJBooth Interview Exclusive]

The third and final participant in round four of our Re-Produced Series steps into the Booth for an exclusive interview.
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On Wednesday, December 19,

The DJBooth

will release the latest installment of

Re-Produced

, 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 "

Fly Away

," a record off Brooklyn veteran

Talib Kweli

's

Attack the Block

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

Willie B.

, the producer behind

Kendrick Lamar

's "

Rigamortis

" and

ScHoolboy Q

's "Gangsta in Designer."

Click here

to listen to Willie's re-production of "Fly Away,"

premiered

today in the Booth.

Producer Alias:

Willie B. (of Digi+Phonics)

Years Producing:

6

What tools and/or production software do you use?

FL Studio/Acid Pro 3.0/M Audio Midi Keystation

Head phones or monitors?

Headphones

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?

More

Top Dawg

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...

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