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Beat Construction: Christian Rich Is The Chase Bank Of Beats

Nigerian twin producers wield a formless style like a well-rounded portfolio.
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Beat Construction: TM88 Breaks Down The Kill Bill Sample That's Running Atlanta Rap

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Plus, stream an new track from his upcoming multimedia mixtape.
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Beat Construction: DJ Diamond Kuts

After placing her second beat ever with Nicki Minaj, a young club queen is reimagining the airwaves.
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Beat Construction: Knxwledge

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With a Stones Throw deal and To Pimp A Butterfly credits, a fresh young soul-stirrer lands at the center of L.A.'s beat scene.
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Beat Construction: Ricky Reed

Pop's lowkey soul man talks life after a hit, Robin Thicke, and producing guilty pleasures for tasteful people.
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Beat Construction: Pharrell

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#TBT: here's our interview with Pharrell from 2001.
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Beat Construction: Meet Deputy, The Brooklyn Boy Behind Rihanna's "Bitch Better Have My Money"

How the East Flatbush producer flipped an internship into producing for J. Cole, Wale, and most recently Rihanna's still-fresh bad gal anthem.
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Beat Construction: IAMSU!

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IAMSU! talks how the hyphy sound hijacked pop radio, and how he finally feels settled into place after overnight success.
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Beat Construction: How Stefan Ponce Brought Childish Gambino To The Grammys

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The Chicago producer has given Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa and Childish Gambino their biggest hits, and still feels like the underdog.
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Beat Construction: Sonny Digital

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One of Atlanta's hardest producers on why he used to hate Gucci Mane and how a lame label deal showed him what his ears were really worth.
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Beat Construction: Young Chop Is Still Banging

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The producer discusses his new album, Chief Keef's productions, and the Chicago street culture that shocked the world.
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Beat Construction: London On Da Track Moves Rich Gang's Keys

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London On Da Track tells us about learning piano, producing for free, and how he made his inescapable drop.
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