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HIP HOP MUSIC PRODUCTION (October 24th, 2016)

Hip Hop Music production

 

Among the most popular genres of music, Hip Hop Music production has become a critical field in the world of media and entertainment. If you're interested in becoming more involved in the music industry, then it's an absolute must that you not only investigate this genre of music for more information, but you should also look into studying the art of hip hop music production itself. To the untrained ear, hip-hop may sound like a lot of random noises and screeches, but to those that really know and love music, they'll know very quickly just how much talent it takes. If you yourself have a tremendous passion for this genre of music, here are a couple things to keep in mind so you can not only get involved in the industry, but you can know how to do it properly.

 

The Regional Sounds

 

One of the most important aspects of hip-hop production is the understanding for regional sounds. While many people lump all hip-hop artists together, the truth is that there are several regional sounds that exist within the genre. These regions not only contribute to the geopolitical make-up of the hip-hop scene, but they also contribute to the sounds and clothing that many artists wear within the genre. it's absolutely critical that neophytes to the genre come in with an appreciation for the genre, but they should also understand that there are different sounds. East Coast hip-hop tends to reflect a lot more repetitive sample work and more of an emphasis on hyper-lyrical music. On the other hand, Southern hip hop has had a bouncy sense of rhythm and flamboyance while West Coast hip-hop embraced a lot of diverse soundscapes with an edge of gang-inspired lyrics.

 

The Tools of the Trade

 

If you want to get into hip-hop music production, you need to understand the tools of the trade. The most important things to keep in mind are the fact that the most critical elements of production are not only a well-trained ear, but you also you need to understand just how important it is to properly use the music production programs. Whether it's FL Studio or some other music production program, make sure you know it like the back of your hand. This will ensure you can walk right into the music production field while already knowing what you're doing. This is absolutely critical to being a good artist or producer.

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