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That’s what i’m talkin about !!!!! Gangstarr fo Life !!!! Weak NAKAZ ? BOW DOWN !!
When i come to your town !!
BIG L R.I.P. !
1 of the best yet !
Cant look @ Guru the same way, after that dj solar thing.
G A N G to the STARR son !
Well Boing your DynA$$ outa here shon & boing yourself onto Bowow nut$ then.
Boing your DynA$$ outa here then.
Boing your Dyna$$ auta here bro. Before you get hurt.
go on get
Layup Lines: Spin Doctors
COZ YOU NEVER UNDERSTOOD HOW VITAL TO ME THIS RAP GAME IS !!!!
Premo. My favorite producer of all time.
I have to say, Premo and RZA are the best hip-hop producers of all-time (sorry Dre). There was a time that you didn’t have an album unless you had at least one beat from Premier. R.I.P Guru and Big L.
I think Dre was great as an innovator. No one was doing what he was doing in his day, and he inspired a lot of people that make their money off making beats. Even Kanye admits that Dre was one of his main inspirations.
I think also, the most underrated producer ever might be Havoc of Mobb Deep. From ’93 till about ’99, dude came out with some straight up bangers. Just, spine-tingling beats. Him and DJ Muggs, them two cats had some nice, dark, melodic beats back in the days.
My personal top 10 are-
1. DJ Premier
2. Dr. Dre
5. Kanye West
6. 9th Wonder
7. Pete Rock
8. DJ Muggs
9. Large Professor
10. Nashiem Myrick & Carlos Broady (these two cats ALWAYS had the best beats out of Puffy’s Hitmen)
Enig, glad to see Large Pro on that list, but to me him and Pete Rock are 1A and 1B on the greatest list. I think Timbaland deserves to be on any top 10 list, the man was truly unique in his beatmaking.
I like that list there Enig.
My favorites are more soulful than gutter…
1. Pete Rock
2. Dilla Dawg
7. Erick Sermon
8. DJ Quik
10. Kev Brown
- been listening to some new producers lately too, A guy that caught my eye was “Dela”. Atmosphere Airlines is a great album.
That’s a good list too, BE.
For whatever reason, I never really got into Jay Dilla’s (RIP) production but I can most definitely see why it would be on top of any hip-hop head’s list.
Plus he’s mentored some great ones like Black Milk.
Surprised Q-Tip and/or Phife aren’t on your list.
Also, honorable mention goes out to Just Blaze, Alchemist, Exile and The Roots (the first live hip-hop band!)
Enigmatic ain’t lying. DJ Muggs had some BANGERS. One of the most underrated producers ever along with Havoc, Eminem and Pete Rock (old school heads like myself know what’s good though). And you right, Dre started a movement with the G-Funk era, can’t even lie. It changed the game. But I can’t put him over RZA on a list. RZA produced whole albums that were incredible. 36 Chambers, Tical, Cuban Linx, Ironman, Liquid Swords – Wu had classic albums built on Prince Raheem production. I love Timbaland, but he’s never produced a classic album. He did produce some classic songs though. Neptunes get too much credit for their work. Swizz had some bangers too, but never produced an entire classic album. I get tight when nuccas bring up Manny Fresh, Jazzy Pha and Lil’ Jon into the greatest hip-hop producers convo. They were a fad. Nothing more.
I was about to name the obvious producers like Pete Rock and Large Professor, etc., but we’re forgetting PRINCE PAUL!
Wow. I got this in the whip right now. GANGSTARR one of the best yet!!!
They nice like dat. How about Diamond D though. He helped produce most of the albums you salivated ova. Chicken ? & nobody noticed. I take a beat & i flip it ……
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