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The Making Of “In The Wind” By Statik Selektah (Video)

Above: Statik Selektah tells us how he went about making the “In The Wind” single – featuring Joey Bada$$, Big K.R.I.T., and Chauncy Sherod. Get that and other dope singles off the “Lucky 7” project (out now, linked below).


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Jake One Takes Us ‘Behind The Beat’ For Rick Ross’ “3 Kings” feat. Jay Z And Dr. Dre (Video)

Hmmm… Kendrick Lamar had a shot at the “3 Kings” beat first, huh? Interesting. Well, it wasn’t like the music was wasted. Rozay did the work (listen here). Jake One beats should never be. Check him out as he explains how the beat came to be for the Behind The Beat series.

I finally show you how I made Rick Ross feat. Jay Z and Dr. Dre “3 Kings.” The drum sounds for this song and many others from my personal library are available on
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Behind The Beat: Jake One On The Making Of 50 Cent’s “The Funeral” (Video)

Seattle producer Jake One aka ‘Snare Jordan’ is a beast with the beatmaking. We’ve posted on him before. Did you know his work was on one of those monster singles from 50’s “Animal Ambition” LP? Well, here’s visuals on his making of the “The Funeral” beat. Daughter with him, at the house, kind of like a take your kid to work day.

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Jake One Speaks On Beatmaking And Doing Business With Drake (Video)

In the Behind The Beat video above, the beast mode beat king of Seattle (Washington, USA) recreates a hot track (Drake’s “Furthest Thing”) and talks about how he ended up sending beats to Drake (thanks Twitter). Worthy. Very. Enjoy!

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