Get Your Music Fix With Scorpio61 Sample Mix 56!

Once again we have a new mix from good ole Scorpio61.  Check it out and get your fix with Scorpio Sample Mix #56!

Hip Hop Flash Drive Giveaway Contest Extravaganzabonanza!

Alkota over at hiphopflashdrive.com has provided us with 3 of his lovely custom “Hip Hop Flash Drives”.  These flash drives come in two flavors, MPC2000 and SP1200 and are pretty spot on as far as looks go.  They both have 4 gigs of space for any drums, sounds, beats, songs, p0rn, incriminating photos or whatever else you may want to store away in a nice tiny beat machine replica.

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The Neptunes’ Drum Kits…? :\

Well I’m sure most of you out there have seen the “Dr Dre”, “Timbaland”, “Kanye”, “Just Blaze”, etc, drum kits that some other websites sell out there.  You know, the websites suckering brand new beat makers who don’t know any better into buying complete bulls#it sounds just off of name recognition…

Apparently there may (OR MAY NOT) be some real superstar producer drums floating around the net now…

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Just Blaze, Dan The Automator & Al P (of MSTRKRFT) Remix The A-Team Theme

Here are a couple vids of Just Blaze, Dan The Automator & Al P (Of MSTRKRFT) working on their remixes for the A-Team theme.  Gotta admit, I’m not really loving any of them.  The Dan The Automator version sounds the tightest to me though (sounds different in the club though).  The Al P one sounds nothing like the A-Team theme haha.  But the A-Team theme is pretty hard to work with. Off topic, I hope this A-Team flick is good. I like the cast a lot.  We will see though…

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Adventures In Beat Digging: Episode I

What’s good everybody? I just got back from a little vacation down in Florida. While down there, I visited a few thrift shops to do some good olde fashioned beat digging. Here is a pictorial representation of my beat digging odyssey…

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Secret Beat Submission Update!!!!!!

First off, I’d like to thank all of you who sent in beats for the secret beat submission …

Submit Your Beats To Juelz Santana…

Here is a nice fresh one for everybody…  Juelz Santana put out another call for beats a couple …

Send your beats to Rick Ross…

Rick Ross put a call out for beats.  So get your best maybach music together and send him …

Submit beats to Nicki Minaj…

It seems that the lovely Nicki Minaj is looking for beats.  She has posted up on her twitter …

Send Your Beats To Diggy Simmons…

Diggy Simmons posted this email on his twitter a while back.  Please no cursing in your beats… There …

Send Beats To Styles P…

As any other MC does, Styles P needs beats. He has posted this email numerous times, so I’m …

Submit Music To G-Unit For Free…

Dre McKenzie, head A&R over at G-Unit records, has put out an official open call to all producers, …

Essential Posts

Everything You Need To Know About Clearing Samples!

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I’ve been digging through my old gmails trying to figure out which questions I’ve been asked the most over the years.  Questions about if, when and how to clear samples …

How To Find Music Submission Opportunities On Twitter!

Have you ever wanted to know how to find people to send your music to on Twitter?  Look no further.  Through the power of the most powerful search engine in …

How To Write A Production Invoice…

I got a good question from a reader named Anthony yesterday.  He wanted to know how to write up an invoice for beat sales.   For those of you that don’t …

The OFFICIAL Rules Of Labeling Mp3′s!

I thought it would be a great idea to iron out a simple format, so whenever you send a track to some A&R, artist, manager, etc, you will make it …

The Pros & Cons Of Tagging Your Music.

The last few weeks I’ve come across a few discussions online about whether or not you should tag your music when shopping it.  So I figured I’d throw in my …

How To Place Beats: Networking to “Bright Lights Big City”

A bunch of people have been asking me how I placed the “Bright Lights Big City” track with Jim Jones. It was pretty easy actually. I Didn’t need a grand scheme or plan (which has worked for me before). I’ll try to make this sound as interesting as possible… but its really not. This is a straight forward example of how real networking pays off.

E-Digging 101… Soulseek Tips & Tricks

Soulseek (A peer to peer file sharing program) may very well be the greatest thing in the world for hip hop samples. Here are some tips for power usage on Soulseek…

The Top 10 “REWIND!” Moments In Hip Hop Sample History!

There are times when you are going through some old music & you get hit with a musical moment of perfection that is so great, you go back and listen to it over and over again. We will call this a REWIND moment.

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