Rap Music Producer/Engineer

404by2 on SoundBetter

I will help you make good music; period. Do you need your vocals mixed? I got you. Do you need a beat similar to basically any genre of Rap music ever, whether it's Boom-Bap all the way to Pluggnb? I got you. I've been producing for 6 years and mixing vocals for 2 years. I have producer placements for Robnhood Tra, 2FeetBino, Quez4Real, &Young Nudy

Music Producer/Beatmaker. I've been making beats for around 6 years. My workstation contains over $20,000+ worth of industry-quality sounds, presets, and software. I currently use both Pro Tools and FL Studio, one for mixing and mastering and the latter for beat-making. I have producer placements for artists such as Robnhood Tra, 2FeetBino, Quez4real, Young Nudy, etc. My goal is to find artists that are goal-driven and talented enough to reach the industry. I have worked with various artists who are in the industry but have not fully established themselves. My producer name is 404by2.

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Interview with 404by2

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Sending a beat to 2FeetBino was crazy; he's a part of Young Nudy's crew so making a beat for both of them was amazing, although only released on SoundCloud it was still amazing to hear a top-tier artist on a beat of mine.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: Some beats.

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Myself

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: analog, unlimited bandwidth

  9. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  10. A: I can do whatever I want.

  11. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  12. A: Can you make *insert artist here* type beats? Yes, I can.

  13. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  14. A: That we don't make real music. Live-instrumentation is always better (I agree because I used to play the Cello), but producers that use sounds still are creative geniuses as well.

  15. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  16. A: How do you want your listeners to feel when they hear this song?

  17. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  18. A: Be transparent with what you want; what you say is what I will do.

  19. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  20. A: food, clothes, phone, laptop, and a car.

  21. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  22. A: 6 years

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: No boundaries or limits, I don't belong to a specific style. I do everything.

  25. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  26. A: I would love to work with bigger Atlanta artists such as Lil Baby, 21 Savage, and most artists in the YSL camp such as Lil Gotit or Gunna (free him tho).

  27. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  28. A: Don't try and follow rules and instructions. Do what you want to do; if it sounds good, then that's it, who cares.

  29. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  30. A: I started out primarily making Atlanta-based trap music, however, nowadays I have had a lot of underground flint/Detroit rappers hitting me up so I love making that stuff as well.

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: My strongest skill is definitely making beats in general. I've been doing it for 6 years and I'm still learning. My favorite thing to do is make chord patterns and counter-melodies, as well as finding new sounds to use.

  33. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  34. A: If it's my beats, then I am making the building blocks of the song. If I'm mixing and mastering vocals, then I'm bringing cohesiveness to the song; I am the song.

  35. Q: What's your typical work process?

  36. A: For mixing/mastering, I have a specific workflow and set of presets that I start out using, followed by minor tweaking to compliment the artist's vocals to the instrumental. For beat-making I start out with the chords and play around with different sounds until I really find something that sounds amazing. I then add the drums and counter-melodies, followed by necessary compression, panning, EQing, reverb, and all that other stuff.

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: I work from home inside my room where all my equipment lies. My setup includes a surround sound speaker system, midi keyboard, personal computer, dual monitor setup, and a condenser mic linked to a Behringer preamp audio interface.

  39. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  40. A: Being from Atlanta, producers such as Metro Boomin, Southside, ATL Jacob, and TM88 have all been inspirations for my work.

  41. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  42. A: I mostly just make beats for my clients, with the next most common type of work being mixing vocals to instrumentals as well as mastering.

just a beat i made

I was the beatmaker in this production

Terms Of Service

I allow 2 revisions
Let me know when you want your stuff sent by; Every 2 beats = 1 day. Every mix/master = 1 day per song.
If you want your projects at a faster rate just let me know.

GenresSounds Like
  • Young Nudy
  • Playboi Carti
  • D. Savage
Gear Highlights
  • Fl Studio 20 Producer Edition
  • Pro Tools Studio
  • Omnisphere
  • Nexus
  • Serum
  • Antares Auto-Tune Pro
  • Melodyne 5 Studio
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