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How DJ Tunez created one of this year’s hottest African pop songs

In the latest Beat Construction, the 28-year-old DJ and producer discusses "Iskaba," and finding a sound of his own.
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How Jam City helped Kelela find the sweet-spot between the R&B and electronic worlds

In the latest Beat Construction, the London producer explains how he got his start in music, and what working on Take Me Apart was really like.
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TOKiMONSTA makes story-telling beats. Her own story includes beating a life-threatening disease.

Jennifer Lee explains how she came to find her place in the L.A. beat scene.
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Meet Maaly Raw, The Philly Producer Keeping His City’s Sound Wicked And Wild

The two-time platinum 22-year-old started experimenting with sound in high school. Then he met his musical match in fellow sonic weirdo and hometown star Lil Uzi Vert.
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How Danny Wolf Spoke His Producer Dreams Into Atlanta Rap Reality

The Atlanta-via-Mexico City self-starter hustled an internship. Now he’s crafting hits for Hoodrich Pablo Juan and Makonnen.
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Meet Meltycanon, The Self-Taught Producer Whose Beats Feel Like Sonic Hugs

Producer Meltycanon takes us through his musical background and aspirations in the latest Beat Construction.
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Meet Pi’erre Bourne, The “Magnolia” Producer Who Always Trusts His Gut

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Atlanta-based artist and producer Pi'erre Bourne talks his upbringing, his introduction to music, "Magnolia," and balancing his solo career.
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Meet Dre Moon, The Quiet Hitmaker Who Helped Future Find His Inner HNDRXX

The Maryland-born, Grammy-winning producer Dre Moon is blessing Future (and others) with a lush, R&B-based signature sound.
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Meet Jae5, The East London Genre Blender Behind J Hus’s Out Of This World Afrobeats Sound

Meet Jae5 the east London genre blender behind J Hus’s out of this world Afrobeats sound.
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Meet Ricky Racks, The Southern Sound Collector Who Found Success On His Second Try

For the latest Beat Construction, we spoke to Ricky Racks, best known for his work with Young Thug and Migos.
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Meet Jaegen, The Trailblazing Toronto Producer Who Knows His Worth

Read an interview with Toronto producer Jaegan.
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Meet Ben Billion$, The Miami Chameleon Quietly Dominating The Airwaves

Meet Ben Billions, the Miami producer who has made hits for Beyonce, The Weeknd, and Kodak Black.
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