Producer Matoma on the rise of tropical house, classic hip-hop, and Biggie in the streaming era.
This is how Chief Keef's go-to producer went from facing an attempted murder charge to a wild residency at Keef's L.A. mansion.
Mocky, a global maestro with credits from Kelela to Feist, breaks down what's in a song.
Nigerian twin producers Christian Rich wield a formless style like a well-rounded portfolio.
Atlanta's TM88 breaks down the Kill Bill sample that's running Atlanta rap, and debuts an all new instrumental.
Diamond Kuts talks Angie Martinez, producing for Nicki Minaj, and the culture of Philly club music.
With his placement on To Pimp A Butterfly and deal with Stones Throw, Knxwledge drops Hud Dreems and lands dead-center in L.A.'s beat scene.
Pop's lowkey soul man Ricky Reed talks life after a hit, Robin Thicke, and producing guilty pleasures for tasteful people.
Pharrell Williams talks about The Neptunes sound and being inspired by Michael Jackson in this 2001 Beat Construction interview.
How the East Flatbush producer flipped an internship into producing for J. Cole, Wale, and most recently Rihanna’s still-fresh bad gal anthem.
IAMSU! talks how the hyphy sound hijacked pop radio, and how he finally feels settled into place after overnight success.