Hip Hop Producer

Hip Hop Producer

Hip Hop Producer | Los Angeles & Live Online

Yo, fam! Ready to dive deep into the gritty streets of Hip Hop and elevate your game to legendary status? Let’s break it down in the illest Music Production class on the block!

🎤 Get schooled in the art of recording, writing, and producing the hottest beats in Hip Hop. We’re talking Boom Bap, Lo-Fi, East Coast, West Coast, Southern vibes, and the trap beats that’ll have your speakers begging for mercy.

🔊 Craft the skills to make your drums hit harder than a street cipher and your 808s rumble like a city in chaos. Learn the secrets to creating your signature sound using mad sampling techniques and cutting-edge synthesis.

🎧 This ain’t your grandma’s music class – we’re talking real skills needed in the concrete jungle. Record, mix, and master your tracks to stand out from the crowd. We’re not just making music; we’re crafting anthems that’ll echo through the streets.

🎹 You gotta know your way around your DAW, and we’re not playing. If you’re not fluent, check out our DAW courses – we’ll get you up to speed before you hit the studio.

💻 And here’s the kicker – we got the tools of the trade on lock, and most of them are free to use. No need to break the bank on extra software – just bring your A-game and let’s cook up something legendary.

🔥 Are you ready to spit fire and make beats that’ll shake the streets? This is your chance to rep your hood in the world of Hip Hop production. Don’t sleep on it – enroll now and let’s cook up some 🔥 tracks together! 💯✨


Beats & Pieces

• History of the 808, exploring sample-based 808s, and its origins. Learn to make designer 808s using synthesis
• Programming drums and exploring creative ways to use rhythm patterns effectively
• Design drums from scratch using synthesis
• Custom drum kits
• Exploring different compression techniques for drums and bass
• Creative practices editing and modulating drum loops
• In depth to effects on drums
• Exploring multiple sub genres to Hip Hop music
• Song structure and writing top lines for Hip Hop
• Creative strategies and practices for finishing songs

Sampling + Lo-Fi

• Exploring sampling styles and techniques using sample-based instruments
• Creating custom sound patches using various sound design concepts
• In-depth look at effects in samples
• In-depth look into creating Lo-Fi beats and textures
• In depth look at modern effects used in Lo-Fi music
• In depth look at some of the more popular sample-based techniques used in modern Hip Hop
• All about sample clearance

Synthesis and Sound Design for Hip Hop

• In depth look at some of the more popular virtual instruments used in modern Hip Hop
• Create sounds from scratch using synthesis
• In-depth look into Waveforms, ADSR, Envelopes, and Filters
• Explore additive and subtractive synthesis used in Hip Hop
• Effects to make original sounds
• Effects on tone, timbre and space

Recording Vocals and Working with Artists

• How to write instrumentals with vocalists in mind.
• Learning to leave space in frequency and time for vocals
• Practice working and recording with a professional rapper (TBA)
• Tips and tricks from a professional rapper writing lyrics and melody
• Pitch correction, effects, compression and EQ techniques working with vocals

Mixing & Mastering for Hip Hop

• Creative mixing & mastering techniques unique to Hip Hop
• Compression on Hip Hop records
• EQ on Hip Hop records

Our Testimonials

I greatly appreciated his mentorship and would like to book more sessions sometime in the future. I have done private tutoring sessions with other music producers in the past and they were way less skilled at teaching, so I am grateful.

Katherine Robertson

Good structure and reinforcement, instructor open to answering all questions and being as helpful as possible covering a wide variety of topics.

Suzy Lamb

I work with some of the biggest music producers in the industry on a daily basis. Now I understand how they do what they do.

Shaun Royer

It was great and totally hands-on. I understood exactly what I needed, and the instructor was patient, quick, totally sorted out my computer as well. I like that I was able to use the time I had in LA to learn something I have been wanting to for a while. When I started my conversation with admissions, I was quite confused, but he sorted me out. I think for someone who might be trying to make their mind up, the guidance provided by the school could be very helpful in planning their moves!

Anushka Manchanda

18 Hours | $799 + $100 Registration if booked 14 days before start or $999 + $200 Registration

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