One thing we can say about Griselda Records is this is one of the best grassroots movements seen in a while. From the music, merch and lifestyle, these guys got it! We respect it and salute the Almighty!!! Bliiiitttt!!!!!
We were having a discussion the other day and thought about how the game has changed over time. A word that gets tossed around is “wave”. There has been plenty of game-changing waves (also known as movements) and we will discuss a few that were very impactful in hip hop.
With stellar production contributions including The Carters “ApeShit”, Justin Timberlake’s Man of the Woods, Ariana Grande’s Sweetener, Migos’ “Stir Fry,” and N.E.R.D’s No One Ever Really Dies, Pharrell Williams takes home Producer of the Year, Non-Classical for the 61st Grammy Awards. Congrats!!!
Royce 5'9" released lyrically dense smoker. Great content for Black History Month!!!! Salute!!!!!
1. "How is y'all the kings and you ain't got royalties?"
2. "Every artist in the game are phony Fuckin' all the same thotties in the game since way back And all the same thots in the game been givin' the same top To the same guys in the game like one of Sway hats The plight of the miserable wasted talent Only guys with the hits are the Tygas, Drakes and Khaleds, shit This is what happens when your favorite artist never get challenged"
In today’s music industry, it is always great to have more than one skill. Rappers will sing, label owners rap, singers are the marketing and promotion team, etc. But, let’s focus on the producer.
A producer is the most dangerous asset to have on your team. They are the builders of the sound, creators of the soundscape that will help guide an artist to be competitive and reveal talents they may have not known existed. But, what if a producer decides to be the engineer, mixer and an artist? Let’s explain the negatives and positives for this situation.