if you want todays sound thats no problem,however if you want innovation and new shit thats more of my lane.
Services: Song writing, melodies, vocal production, top lines.
Experience: professional since 2004
background : The bay area is home currently living in LA. My main lane is Hip hop however i can write pop records, and anything else you can think of. I can provide you with whatever you need,melodies, song writing, conceptual songs &catchy hooks. You know the ones that get stuck in your head. Or you can let me do me, and be open minded to creativity and you'll get the best version of therealkofa as possible. I write songs that your grandkids will sing.
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Interview with Therealkofa
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: hooks, melodies, top lines
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: me first and foremost followed by the culture of music some artist to name a few include queen, nina simone, andre 3000, lil wayne, Y2, journey.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: pro tools 10 I work out of home or a few studios in hollywood where i used SSL consoles, API or the neeve console
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: creating the vibe is imperative
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: a vibe, energy and innovation
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: melodies,hooks and bars
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: hip hop/trap however I have no limitations i do anything and everything.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: do what feels good and natural
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: whoever is reading this interview for starters.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Bruce lee "like water"
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: started as a producer and battle rapper in 2004 took time off for a while, decided to go to musicians institute for engineering and met some very respected talented engineers, artist, writers along the way.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: head phones, drum sticks, voice recorder, acoustic guitar and a surf board considering i make so much fire i can watch it burn on my own wave.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: trust me
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: when can you send me the beat.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: not sure never heard of any misconceptions
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: how much for a feature? it's not about the money
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: what is a job again?
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I got you
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: digital because its what i use most but it doesn't matter to me I'm familiar with both.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Y2, Lex-LU and mike on the mix
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: my solo album
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: i worked on a song for the show power within a week of me moving to LA so that was pretty Lit