Learn Full Hip Hop / Rap Production
I’ve worked with many in the industry. Pussycat dolls (I have a Grammy nomination for “Stick with you”).
I’ve toured with Lauryn Hill as a live beat maker, MD &Keyboard player.
In the studio with Miss Hill I’ve poured through records with her and listened and made beat after beat.
In this course I show you how to make a Rap beat for a rapper.
I also show you how to arrange the beat for the rapper, get a rough mix of the beat,
Track the vocal and mix the whole song. At the end I show you how to set up the mix to send
to a mastering engineer for mastering or do a quick cheap master your self.
Make your own beat from scratch in logic pro x
Make your beat industry standard by using some of the same
techniques Producers and engineers use.
All the while showing you studio tricks that are used in Rap and
using logic pro's signal flow and third party plug ins that
will help you make your track nice and phat.
Now that you have your 8 bar loop created we need
Arrange it so that a rapper can rap over it
I do not condone music that demeans women or portrays women as the "B" word or "H" word.
This lecture will explain the difference between Hip Hop and Rap.
I am all about consciousness and enlightenment. You do with the music what you will.
Just know that I approach every situation with love.
We all have free will-
Now that the rapper has written to the beat you've made
it's time to record their lyrics
We'll show you how to set up your mic, record your vocal &
do over dubs
If you need assistance with tracking a vocal or getting a rapper ready to
record and you feel they need it here are some sources you can contact.
You may love your vocals the way they were done on the day of tracking.
However, sometimes when you wake up the next day your vocals just dont
make you happy anymore. This is common. Just go back and touch up
the parts of the vocal you don't like.
Happy with vocals? If not just go back and watch the previous video again.
If you are happy then let's mix the vocals and the track together to make
You've made it this far?!?!
Congrats! A lot of beats don't make it this far.
A lot of beats sit on hard drives for years because
the producer has no idea how to finish them. If you know
someone who is like this send them to simpliv.com :)
Mastering is the final touches of a song.