Shawn North

Rap Ghostwriter for Hire

Shawn North on SoundBetter

Punchlines, Melody, Wordplay, Multi-syllabic Flows, I'm passionate about every facet of what I do. I have over 10 years of experience writing and rapping top-tier Hip-Hop lyrics and have performed at local venues with J Stalin, C-BO, and Messy Marv. What I lack in commercial accolades I make up for with an unrivaled hunger and a unique perspective.

Need BARS? Is your voice amazing but your pen game isn't where you want it? Do you have a beat that you want to hear someone rap over? Well, you just found the right seller!

I go by Shawn North and I can't wait to become the songwriter for your next project. I spend a rediculous amount of time just listening to music and studying lyrical trends and rising songwriters in the industry. I'm very serious about my craft and reputation which will translate to delivering the most refined and professional services that the site has to offer In my field.

Let's make something DOPE together today!

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  • English

Interview with Shawn North

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

  2. A: My first YouTube Intro made me really happy. I'm not sure if they still use it but I wrote it for a channel called JMD Gaming a year or so ago. It was a new challenge but came out really dope!

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

  4. A: On your next hit of course!

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

  6. A: Let me explore some more

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Analog. I love CDs haha

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: I promise to treat every project with the same care I would give my own songs

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

  12. A: Being creative, I get to be a conduit for new ideas.

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

  14. A: Can you rap like ________? 9 out of 10 times the answer is yes.

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

  16. A: It's easy

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

  18. A: Where is the artist who I'm writing from and what are their influences? Is there anything you would like mentioned or specifically said? Do you want to curse in the song?

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

  20. A: Have your vision well thought out. I can rap all day about the mundane and typical. But if a customer provides me with many details and personal insights it helps them to get back a more tailored and original end result.

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

  22. A: Probably just the things I have currently. If it aint broke don't fix it

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

  24. A: I've been rapping since I was about 13. This is all I want to do, that's what keeps me so interested and hungry

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Ab-Soul meets Uknown Mortal Orchestra

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

  28. A: $ilk Money is dope I think we could make something amazing

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

  30. A: Have fun

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

  32. A: Hip-Hop

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Metaphors. I pride myself on my punchlines

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

  36. A: I bring visceral imagery and technical skills

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

  38. A: Vibing to the instrumental. Writing down concepts and phrases that stick. Editing down... nothing crazy

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I work on an M1 MacBook through Logic Pro X and record on a Rhode NT1 microphone with a Scarlett preamp

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

  42. A: Eminem, Lloyd Bank$, Max Martin, Bob Dylan, Nipsey Hussle

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

  44. A: I typically topline hip-hop tracks. From Adlibs to Verse, Bridge to Chorus I can create an entire song over any instrumental and in any rap style. All original content.

Shawn North - Wet Rot

I was the Writer and Performer in this production

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Gear Highlights
  • I work on an M1 MacBook with Logic Pro X and record with a Rhode NT1 microphone
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