Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A record off the visual album I'm working on. It was my best writing yet and it captured the emotion exactly how I wanted it. I wrote the song, tracked, and mixed it.
What are you working on at the moment?
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Dion Leon Music makes dope EDM production
Analog or digital and why?
Digital. It's all I know.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
Quality writing and satisfaction
What do you like most about your job?
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Who do you sound like, for the most part I'd say J. Cole
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
I can only do what they've heard
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Specific details, maybe an example to make sure I give them what they want
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Forget what you think you know about Hip Hop
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Water filter, knife, rope, flint, blanket
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
11 years, I'm aiming to be a performer or ghost writer
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
J. Cole because I feel like I could learn a lot from him being that we are in similar lanes
Can you share one music production tip?
Open your mind to different approaches
What type of music do you usually work on?
Hip Hop, R&B, Pop
What's your strongest skill?
My way with words and how I place them
What do you bring to a song?
Life, perspective, and contrast
What's your typical work process?
Once I receive an instrumental and concept, I write
Tell us about your studio setup.
Logic Pro with Apogee Duet. AT4050 in a closed off booth and UBL monitor speakers
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
J. Cole, Drake, Nas, Eminem
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Write custom rap and rap/R&B hybrid verses