I have been producing since 2011. Have 5 years of experience singing and rapping.
My name is Ben, I'm 22 years old and have 9 years of experience beat making and selling my music. I also have produced songs for many artists in the urban genre. I studied 2 years of Music Production and have been mixing for over 5 years. I have written lyrics for songs and have also done vocal hooks for requests.
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Working with Benai is always a great experience. He definitely has talent to write lyrics and melodies and knows what would work with your music.
Really happy to work again with Benai, great communication and he is such a talented musician.
Amazing songwriter and singer. He definitely has the talent to make great melodies and lyrics. I will continue working with him.
Interview with BENAI
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Generally, whole productions inside the urban genre--Hip-Hop, Reggaeton, Trap. From the Beat making to the tracking; post production to mixing and mastering. I get a lot of requests for exclusive beats too.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Sky Rompiendo, 40 Shebib, Quincy Jones. Santana is also a big name for me.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Very simple, I have my KRK Rokit 6" set up accordingly to my room which is acoustically treated, run through an apogee interface. Midi keyboards to the sides for different musical purposes and a recording booth using an apogee microphone and a Blue microphone.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Depending on what it is, it always changes. For beats I have a library of ones I've made or I make them according to petition.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Energy and the latin spice
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Beatmaking and singing/writing lyrics.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Urban Music
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always listen to the vibe that the sound is pulling you towards. Follow your instinct.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: J Balvin because he is a monster of the latino game
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Chill but dark, popular but innovative.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Even with all the work that I have my main focus is my artist career. I have been making money off music for about 5 years.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My computer, some headphones, my phone, and a mic. Thats really all you need to make a hit.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be serious and polite, but always ask before you buy.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I'm a DJ. I make beats, produce songs, sing on other songs and write lyrics to put it simply.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How long does delivery take? Depends on the order. How many revisions? 2 free revisions, does not matter what the order was.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love getting excited about my clients projects and working with them to build a relationship.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That I plan on building a relationship more than just the business, so if they are happy I am happy.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Depends. If you have the money, both. If not just digital. You can make amazing music with basically just your computer.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Alan Garcia, amazing for Mixing and Mastering music.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Releasing projects of local artist who I have been building a relationship with over time. I'm also woking on a lot of beats.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: The production of an album that we had 2 days to create 4 songs, start to finish. Very challenging. I learned a lot.