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.

My services include vocal demos, top lining, and song writing for Hip Hop, Pop, R&B, Country, Punk Rock and Reggae. I also music produce Hip Hop, R&B, and Punk Rock but can pretty much channel any sound and style. Pretty much just give me a brief description of what type of feel,sound,and/or style you're going for and I get right to it.

Genres I specialize in

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.

Reviews of Y2

  • Listing_thumb_img_012816 days agoby

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

  • Listing_thumb_image17 days agoby

    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

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Interview with Y2

Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
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
What are you working on at the moment?
My 3rd solo project
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Mickey Shiloh , Producer Dez, Rey Reel
Analog or digital and why?
Digital , just because it's what I'm around. Not opposed to the other though...
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I can and will deliver
What do you like most about your job?
I consider it funemployment
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Is that you on the song? My answer: Yes
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Hmmm not sure about this one...
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
How soon can you send me the track ? Lol
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
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
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Voice recorder, Headphones, and batteries assuming this Island has no electricity outlets
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
10yrs
How would you describe your style?
Very rangy but I wouldn't say I had any style because I'm not boxed in to any particualr sound , genre or style
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I would have loved to work with Nina Simone because her arrangments and lyrics were ground breaking and stand alone
Can you share one music production tip?
Have no fear and try something everyday you've never done before
What type of music do you usually work on?
Hip Hop, RnB, Pop
What's your strongest skill?
Top Lining, Song writing, Producing in no particular order
What do you bring to a song?
Uniqueness and always to bring something new and innovative to the table
What's your typical work process?
For top lining I just right in, spit out of some cool melodies and lyrics and comp the best parts before writing lyrics.
Tell us about your studio setup.
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
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Nina Simone, Queen,Jimmy Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Ennio Morricone, Sade , and the list goes on...
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Mainly top line and song write for Hip Hop , Pop and RnB