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Steve Below- One of the Most Well Rounded Producers In The Game

By:  Chris “SPanky” Moss   In the world of glamour and glitz Hip Hop that we are so reluctantly accustomed to, it’s nice when you hear about a producer that is dedicated to his craft and understands the storied history before him.  Taking influences from Run-DMC & The Beastie Boys to Dr. Dre and Pimp C, this producer understands Hip Hop.  Even though he has produced music for major-label releases such as:  Young Bleed, C-Loc, Lil Boosie, Webbie and UGK, Steve Below (pronounced Bee-low) remains under the radar in most circles.  However, with a closer look, you will see that he produced the heat on the above-mentioned projects that had the critics and fans singing his praises.  Through it all,...

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Interview with BUD'DA the man responsible for Dr. Dre's post Death Row sound

  Interview By Brent Dixon How did you get your start in the game?  What influences did you have?   Sam Sneed introduced me the industry professionally.  But, I have been producing music and DJing since I was 13, I was always around music and influenced by my parents ,they had a band my dad played guitar, and my mom played bass and sang lead vocals and sometime I played the drums for them. But Marley Marl was probably my biggest influence making me want to produce. And then, years later,Dr. Dre, Pete Rock,Diamond D  and Large Professor were other major influences back then.   Who are some of the engineers you worked with and what did you learn from them?...

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