Music recently placed with the NFL, NBA, WNBA, and ESPN. Working with Grammy winning record company Fire Hazard Productions as a writer and producer. Cosigned by Grammy award winning producer "Illmind" and Grammy award winning producer Krucial. I opened for Sam Hunt.
If you are in need of lyrics or melodies for pop or hip hop, I would be happy to take your project to the next level! I have over 8 years of experience writing and producing tracks. Some artists I look up to include Kendrick Lamar, Logic, Jon Bellion, Joyner Lucas, Mike Posner, J. Cole and more. I can provide music previously written or write and demo music for you to re-sing, provide feature vocals or help direct your musical vision. Take a listen to my samples! If you like what you hear and need some assistance or direction, send me a message!
All features are anonymous/uncredited.
I do not do free samples.
First half payment is non-refundable due to time spent on job.
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14 Reviews - 2 Repeat ClientsEndorse Manuel
Saying Manuel is a great artist is an understatement. This gentleman is a superstar from my perspective. I am so blessed that he decided to work with me. I will give him 5 stars even though he deserves 10
First verse was so good I came back for seconds. Excellence all around.
Killed it! Expert lyricist, very easy to work with, and fast turn around. What else is there?
Manuel is quick to respond and delivers great results on the first try.
I'd highly recommend him if you're looking for someone who will be genuinely interested in your work and will do everything in his power to leave you satisfied with the end result.
Such an awesome experience! 5/5.
Great job and great to work with!
Manuel was great to work with! He brought a very positive and professional attitude to the project and was very flexible throughout the process. His range of vocal melodies and harmonies added an awesome dimension to the track. I would definitely recommend him for your tracks and hope to work with him again in the future!
Fantastic from start to finish. Highly recommend,
Working with Manuel is a really enjoyable experience. Aside from just being an easy person to work with, he has an amazing natural gift as a writer. It's evident from his own music and published beats that his work ethic and commitment to his craft have made him an amazing producer over the years as well.
Manuel can take your record to the next level 📈 Whether it's an original production, a catchy chorus or musical coaching, his personal touch will bring out the best in your music. Collaborating with Manuel is such an easy and fun process; he brings a unique ear and talent to every record he works on. Highly recommend!
An amazing artist who has a natural gift for song writing and producing. His passion and work ethic are unmatched.
Manuel is a consummate professional with lengthy experience in the music industry. He is easy to work with, and extremely dedicated to his craft.
Manuel IV is a masterful producer and excellent performer with a diverse range of skills capable of creating pleasant music for any genre he enters.
Manuel is a amazing artist, engineer and writer completely blown away by his talent and speedy turn arounds will definitely be working in the future 5 stars!!!!!!
Manuel is a pleasure to work with, great with communication, an incredible producer/songwriter and vocalist! Highly recommend using him to take your next record to a whole new level
Interview with Manuel
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I write hooks, verses, as well as sing hooks and sing or rap feature verses for clients. I also produce beats for mostly rappers but also for pop artists (I also create my own pop music).
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Artists like Jon Bellion, Black Thought, Logic, J. Cole inspire me as an artist
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a Shure SM7B microphone with a MOTU Ultralite MK3 interface that allows me to get a sound that clients enjoy.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: My work process depends on the job itself. If it's a hook, I usually write several hooks for myself and the best one I make the final version.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring my unique perspective, style, and versatility to the project!
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I would say writing, either hooks or verses, but I've also dedicated a lot of time in producing.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Hip Hop and Pop music
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Mess around with different plug ins and try different things, you never know what could come out of it.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I'd like to work with Jon Bellion because his versatility is something that inspires me
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Hip Hop influenced but also catchy
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been writing since I can remember and I've been producing for 8 years
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My computer, microphone, interface, hard drive, and keyboard
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be kind!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Is there something you 100% need in the project?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: A misconception is that songwriters aren't as talented as artists
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I like being creative
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise to do my best
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog gives a truer sound quality, but digital offers more control
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Mickey Shiloh
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My own hip hop project!
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I recently produced a full project for somebody which was a lot of fun.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: If I can also provide background, layering vocals along with the main lead. Of course I can!