Before Drake, Nicki Minaj, Cash Money was best known for the Big Tymers and the Hot Boys. The Big Tymers was Baby and Mannie Fresh, who produced all of the label’s tracks mostly before ’05. The Hot Boys consisted of Juvenile, B.G., Lil Wayne, and Turk.
Swiss Beatz was THE producer for Ruff Ryders. When you heard a Swizz Beatz beat, you’d probably hear it from a DMX, Eve, LOX, or Drag-On track.
On this day in 2000, Ludacris released Back for the First Time. It was his second album release under his label, Disturbing the Peace and Def Jam South Records. The album featured hit singles like “What’s Your Fantasy” and “Southern Hospitality”. The album sold 133,000 copies in its first week, and has since been certified […]
Composed of Poke and Tone, Trackmasters are not exactly the most publicly known producers, but they’ve certainly have produced big-name hits like Foxy Brown, Nas, and LL Cool J
As I’m checking out CMJ’s top artists, my eyes always pop up when the artist charting are self-released. Just goes to show which artist is hustling the most. Last month I talked about Jonny October. This month, I want to introduce you to Bledjon. Representing California, Bledjon was born to parents who were musicians themselves. […]