Sontwisted

I'm a Producer and Rapper

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Ralph Dejean (born January 2 1980) better known by his stage name Sontwisted is a Haitian born American rapper and producer out of Brooklyn New York who specializes in boom bap and R&B instrumentals

I make Boom Bap Beats for pure lyricist's and soulful beats for singers

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Interview with Sontwisted

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: I recently produced a track for my fiance's cousin i actually made it before we really got into details and she loved it

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: digital it allows for less space and physical gear to be used

  5. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  6. A: i will work on your track until its right

  7. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  8. A: how much do i charge $250 for custom made $150 for pre-made exclusives $25 for leases

  9. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  10. A: that anything should be given for free based on whether you are currently making money with your music some artist dont realize how much money and time it cost to be a producer even with a small home studio

  11. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  12. A: how many beats do they need what is their budget and do they need a specific sound or feel

  13. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  14. A: be clear about what you want to accomplish and serious about what you are trying to do and know there are real costs associated with being a musician

  15. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  16. A: my laptop ,maschine studio,mpk61,saffire six,krk5 i really wanted to put my mic in that list but but it comes with other gear itself

  17. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  18. A: starting an independent label to help artist make a real living off of their music i have been producing for 4 years but putting my beats out for a year and a half

  19. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  20. A: be patient and keep practicing and learning you dont get good overnight and even the people who are good run into challenges when creating

  21. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  22. A: hip hop some r&b

  23. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  24. A: young guru,9th wonder,just blaze,dre,boonie mayfield,scott storch,tcustomz

  25. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  26. A: producing hip hop instrumentals

  27. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  28. A: my album

  29. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  30. A: i dont know anyone

  31. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  32. A: the creative process

  33. Q: How would you describe your style?

  34. A: straight boom bap

  35. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  36. A: oun p,locksmith,ra the rugged man,saigon they are real lyracists who would do justice to my production

  37. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  38. A: my willingness to keep learning

  39. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  40. A: i bring my 29 years as a rapper i know how i can flow on a beat and i craft my beats for lyricists

  41. Q: What's your typical work process?

  42. A: i dont have a specific process i let inspiration dictate the process

  43. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  44. A: i have maachine studio,akai mpk61,an mpd 18,rokit krk 5 monitors,saffite six audio interface a custom built pc running windows 7 ableton live 9, adobe audition 3, reason 5 and audacity

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Gear Highlights
  • Ableton Live 9
  • Maschine studio
  • Mpd 26
  • MPk 61 maschine mk2 mpd 18 axiom 25
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