Produce, DJ, Composer

4 Reviews
DOPE CANDI on SoundBetter

HipHop. RnB. Pop Music Producer/DJ remixer. In house music producer at the Sound Suite/Fort Knox Studios in Chicago IL as well as freelance for independent artist globally. I provide full production service striving to create the best sound for you! Lets connect and work!! Click the button up top to book!

Candi got her start in music at a very young age producing beats in her hometown Detroit Michigan with Palladium/Hyped International artist. Currently, in house music producer at The Sound Suite/Fort Knox Studios in Chicago IL she has grown into an exceptional Producer/DJ and Artist.

My goal is to create the best sound commercial quality for the artist!


- Custom composition/production of beats just provide the “type beat” you want.
- Remix pre-existing tracks you have. (must be quality)
- Provide your vocals and lets create something around it.
- DJ Mix edits of your music
- Includes quality mix

**Turnaround time is varies per project. (average is 1-2 weeks)

Presonus Studio One
Akai MPC
Logic Pro X 
Waves Audio
I use plug-ins from: Waves Audio, UAD, FabFilter. and others.

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4 Reviews

  1. Review by Holden w.

    A great producer and DJ definitely captures what you want and brings it too life would recommend to anyone !!!

  2. Review by Lala Wright
    by Lala Wright

    Candi is an amazing producer! Professional and her quality is A1 👌🏽. For her to be a female producer & DJ that’s in the class with the best of them, makes her even more dope!!

  3. Review by Ava Rae
    by Ava Rae

    Definitely one of the best producers I’ve worked with so far! With everyone calling themselves “producers” now and days, it’s very rare when you can find someone with good quality work but Candi has just that and more! Looking forward to working with her again on some more projects!

  4. Review by S1
    by S1

    Super dope producer and DJ!!!

Interview with DOPE CANDI

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

  2. A: I'm proud of my beats I did for Eminem, I was really able to channel his sound on my project.

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

  4. A: I am currently create more for my catalog and working with a indie rnb artist/songwriter Neuro.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Analog sound is so much better but we live in a digital world which it makes the process easier but you do compromise on sound.

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

  8. A: I ensure to create the best sound with quality while keeping the integrity of your vision.

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

  10. A: Freedom to create what I hear and see, building from the grown up.

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

  12. A: As music production has become more open and trendy a lot of people don't understand the time and investment involved.

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

  14. A: What is your goal with your project? When do you plan to release it?

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

  16. A: Have a clear vision of what you want and always be prepared to provide examples of your sound. If you are bringing vocals/stems of music always make sure it is quality.

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

  18. A: The question is will their be outlets for power? lol Laptop is all I need. MPK mini

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

  20. A: I started in music at the age of 12. My career path is working as a producer/songwriter in the market place while owning and operating a full production team.

  21. Q: How would you describe your style?

  22. A: I have a melodic sound with hard drums, a bounce, and strong basslines.

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

  24. A: Always check your mixes on studio monitors, headphones and in your car.

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

  26. A: Urban RnB, and Contemporary Pop.

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Creating melodic beats.

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

  30. A: I bring my unique sound, high commercial quality, while ensuring the artist vision is alive.

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

  32. A: Typical work flow for a client is to listen to their music first and get an idea of "their vision and sound". Next I pull sounds that would inspire the production. I usually start with a top line melody and build the beats from their. I continue to complete the track and reach out the artist for arrangement preferences. Then, mix edit and master.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: Mac Book Pro Logic Pro X Studio One MPC Akai MPK Waves and UAD Apollo Twin Yamaha HS8 Shure SM7B Kaotic Eyebal Pioneer Turntable Serato Serato Sampler

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

  36. A: Timbaland, Jay Dilla, Bink, Dr. Dre, Neptunes, Missy Elliot, Ratchet GXDS, S1, Kaydence, Quincy Jones, 1500 or Nothin.

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

  38. A: Custom music production/composition and remixes.

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Terms Of Service

- 2 free production/mix revisions - Contact me for estimated turnaround times - You will get a Master mix WAV, instrumental version, encoded Mp3 + mix stems if needed

GenresSounds Like
  • Chris Brown
  • Eminem
  • J. Cole
Gear Highlights
  • Presonus Studio One
  • Pro Tools
  • Akai MPC
  • Native Instruments Maschine
  • Ableton
  • Waves Pluggins
  • Logic
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