Y2

Top Liner,Alien Songwriter,Pro

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I am a LA based producer, song writer, top liner, singer , rapper that brings a fresh new sound and array of next level arrangements and melodies that add shock value to any artists arsenal. I've been a creative hands in the works of acts such as Nipsey Hussle, Queen Latifah, and many more. I can and will deliver a ground br

My services include vocal demos, top lining, and song writing for Hip Hop, Pop, R&B, Country, Punk Rock, Ballads, Jazz and Reggae. I also music produce Hip Hop, R&B, and Punk Rock but can pretty much channel any sound and style...and I mean ANY! From James Brown like vocals and melodies to the latest and greatest sounds of old and today. Pretty much just give me a brief description of what type of feel,sound,and/or style you're going for and I deliver. I'm your guy if you are a fan of hearing lyrics and melodies like Adele,Beyonce,Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, J.Cole, Siya,Rihanna, Big Sean, Migos,Young Thug,21 Savage, Majid Jordan, Drake, Jason DeRulo, John Legend, Frank Ocean, Cold Play, Beck, Gorillaz,Alt+J, M.I.A, Santagold, Imogen Heap, Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Hendrix, Gary Clark Jr...you get the point.

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  1. Review by Raj P.
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    yo whats good bro is there a number i can call you at or a email address I'm coming to la next week and wanna do a record with you my man you super talented just heard the audio sample dope melodies think we could make a hit record

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    yo whats good bro is there a number i can call you at or a email address I'm coming to la next week and wanna do a record with you my man you super talented just heard the audio sample dope melodies think we could make a hit record

  3. Review by Raj P.
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    yo whats good bro is there a number i can call you at or a email address I'm coming to la next week and wanna do a record with you my man you super talented just heard the audio sample dope melodies think we could make a hit record

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    yo whats good bro is there a number i can call you at or a email address I'm coming to la next week and wanna do a record with you my man you super talented just heard the audio sample dope melodies think we could make a hit record

  5. Review by Axel M.
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    Really fast turn around!
    Best vocal melodies.
    Hit him up! You wont be disappointed.

  6. Review by Lex Lu
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    Whatever you need... He can do. The man with a million talents. Toplines are best in the biz and his songwriting is crazy!

  7. Review by Kairo
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    Awesome vocal melodies. I work with Y2 in the studio all the time and he always comes with hooks and vocal ideas. Great producer as well. Thnx Y2

Interview with Y2

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

  2. A: Season 3 of East Los High Episode 8&10 on Hulu because my sister was casted on the show that picked up one of the songs I produced and wrotel

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

  4. A: My 3rd solo project

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

  6. A: Mickey Shiloh , Producer Dez, Rey Reel

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital , just because it's what I'm around. Not opposed to the other though...

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

  10. A: I can and will deliver

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

  12. A: I consider it funemployment

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

  14. A: Is that you on the song? My answer: Yes

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

  16. A: Hmmm not sure about this one...

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

  18. A: How soon can you send me the track ? Lol

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

  20. A: Just be open minded and dont get caught up in the politics of creating based on radio formats or major lable formats. Being innovative is key

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

  22. A: Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Voice recorder, Headphones, and batteries assuming this Island has no electricity outlets

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

  24. A: 10yrs

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Very rangy but I wouldn't say I had any style because I'm not boxed in to any particualr sound , genre or style

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

  28. A: I would have loved to work with Nina Simone because her arrangments and lyrics were ground breaking and stand alone

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

  30. A: Have no fear and try something everyday you've never done before

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

  32. A: Hip Hop, RnB, Pop

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Top Lining, Song writing, Producing in no particular order

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

  36. A: Uniqueness and always to bring something new and innovative to the table

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

  38. A: For top lining I just right in, spit out of some cool melodies and lyrics and comp the best parts before writing lyrics.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I work out of a few different studios in the LA area and all have the main thing I need to deliver the job...Pro Tools , a microphone and speakers

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

  42. A: Nina Simone, Queen,Jimmy Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Ennio Morricone, Sade , and the list goes on...

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

  44. A: Mainly top line and song write for Hip Hop , Pop and RnB

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Terms Of Service

Turn-around time in less than 24hrs for top lines, and usually 24-48 hrs turn-around time for full song writing (depending on work load). Includes any harmony ideas or melodies for no extra charge.

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