It’s never easy making a name for yourself as a producer in 2010. As it becomes easier and easier to make beats, there are more fans than ever clicking on keys in Fruity Loops in the hopes of creating the next sonic trend. As a result of hip-hop “producers” being at an all-time high, it’s understandable why an experienced ear, like Duke Da God, the man behind the Diplomat movement, would be a bit jaded when a new jack from the smallest state in the U.S. approaches him.
- Interviewsposted June 7, 2010 / No Comments
If you were alive in 2003, then there is a very, very good chance that you’ve heard the Heatmakerz’ trademark sped-up soul samples coupled with frenetic drums that threatened to blast through your speakers on the Diplomats’ debut album Diplomatic Immunity. Rsonist and partner Thrilla’s meteoric rise to fame after producing club-ready, street-inspired anthems “I’m Ready” and “Dipset Anthem” was both a gift and a curse. The Heatmakerz quickly became a household name amongst diehard fans looking to get an adrenaline boost.