Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I worked as a producer on BOB's "F*ck Em We Ball" project. I really appreciated him allowing me to experiment with the sounds I want to push. He took a chance.
What are you working on at the moment?
I am currently working with Wale, Ceelo Green and TLC.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Not really sure.
Analog or digital and why?
Digital. It's the way of the future!
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise to deliver what is required of me. My name is all I have and I take my reputation seriously.
What do you like most about your job?
I like to create visions out of nothing. That's magical.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Most customers ask "How do you come up with this stuff?" My answer is GOD.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
The biggest misconception of what i do is that,no real thought is required to produce music.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
I would like to know what is the vision for your project and what do you want to accomplish.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
I would advise a customer to trust me if you are looking for professionalism and creativity. I work hard and I will bring your vision to life.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
The five pieces of gear I would take are the macbook pro,hard drive, beats by dre headphones,keyboard, and a guitar.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
My career path was to be a record producer. I've known for a long time and I stuck with it since 1998.
How would you describe your style?
I would describe my style as new age drum sonics with beautiful melodies.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I would love to work with Jayz because he is at the top of the game. If you're gonna work,work with the best.
Can you share one music production tip?
Listen to the radio to see what's going on but don't immerse yourself in the radio. That way you don't start to sound like everybody else.
What type of music do you usually work on?
I normally work on R&B and Hiphop but I also do pop as well.
What's your strongest skill?
My strongest skill is taking the little given to me and making a great production out it. I can see the vision of records through your scratch idea.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring a unique sound to music production. The things I grew up on help me to interpret music differently.
What's your typical work process?
My work process really can vary depending on the artist i'm dealing with. I usually flip through sounds in my library and see what catches my ear. Once I get that, I begin to build.
Tell us about your studio setup.
My setup isn't too complex. I do all my production in Logic Pro 8 and I record my vocals in Protools 9.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
My inspirations include Timbaland, Rodney Jerkins, and Pharrell Williams.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I do music production for clients. I can pretty much do anything within the spectrum of pop to urban.