Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I worked on a project for an Artist named Eshon Burgundy. He just left a label and decided to go independent. We reached number 8 on Billboard and accomplished more than he expected.
What are you working on at the moment?
I'm working on a compilation album and two albums for independent artists.
Analog or digital and why?
Both depending on what I want to achieve.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise integrity and honesty.
What do you like most about your job?
I love being creative and seeing my visions become reality.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Can I give them a hit single. My answer is that depends on you!
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
There is a blueprint.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What is your vision for the song and what emotions do you want to evoke?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Be specific and have a vision of what you want.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My music, My wife, A pad and pen, My phone, Recording gear
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I have been doing this since sixteen. I am currently in school for business entertainment. I graduate next year. I have been involved in the music industry full time since 2010.
How would you describe your style?
A mix between Hip Hop R&B and Gospel
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Pharell. I believe he has a true passion for the music and its evident in his work.
Can you share one music production tip?
Sometimes keeping it simple is the best option.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Hip-Hop, R&B, GOSPEL
What's your strongest skill?
What do you bring to a song?
Melodies and catchy hooks.
What's your typical work process?
I work from inspiration. I like to ride and listen to music.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I use ProTools 8 or 10. My mic is the Rhodes NT1A with a kaotica Eyeball attached.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Stevie Wonder, Mos Def, Kanye West, Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Nas,
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Songwriting, Hook Writing, Music Production