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How to Become a Hip Hop Music Producer

Posted by on Feb 15, 2015 in Music, Music Production |


It is well proven that hip hop is a very profitable music, and besides the profit, there is also fame, spotlight, and everything that comes with it. It is no wonder that so many people want to become famous hip sop artists. But, what to do when you want to become a famous rapper, but you don’t know how to rap? Well, if you’re really into this music, you can always become a hip hop producer. But, that’s never easy, and not everyone can do that. So, we’re going to show you how to become one in just a couple of easy steps.

First of all, of course, you need to love hip hop music. The music industry is a hard and ruthless place, and if you don’t love this kind of music enough, you might want to leave it at some point. This love will get you through the hardest times in the music industry. And those can get really hard.

You should also learn as much as you can about the music. Loving it is not the same as knowing a lot about it. So, learn about various styles of this music, learn about its roots, and about all the greats who made this music what it is today. Learn everything you can about each style, each performer, and even each country that is big on this kind of music.

dr-dre-corbis-630-80Then, you would discover what equipment you would need. There are numerous combinations of both hardware and software, so this is a complicated process. You can start with FL Studio, which can offer you pretty decent songs, without any money for them. However, this will not get you famous, as most people in the industry can recognize this sampling software. For a better position in the industry, you need to spend some money.

Next, you should conduct an experiment. Make some kind of a sample, and just start playing around with beats and notes. This way, you’ll get familiar with the music making process, and will acquire skills that will help you make better music in the future. With this experience in your possession, you’ll be able to refine your beats and improve them. Also, remember to read the manual for making music, or check up about in online. You can also learn more about beats and music online.

And, at the end, you just need other people’s approval; and not just any people, but people whose opinion is respected in this industry. You can do it by uploading your music to some of the websites that are dedicated to this, and use them to get to the top. You can also find various performers and ask them if they’d like to listen to your music. And if they like it, they might even offer to produce your mixtape, or they might like your music and use it for one of their songs. That’s how you start in this business, and if you succeed, in the future you’ll be listening and approving other people’s music.