Jay-Z & Timbaland Win ‘Big Pimpin’ Sample Clearance Case

I know, I know. This isn't an extremely old article, it just happens to be an extremely old issue that has recently arisen all over again. And, ironically, on Back To The Future day of [...]

Never Give Away Free Beats? – DJ Pain 1

Yo, So, I stumbled across this video from earlier in the week from the legendary DJ Pain 1 and I think it is a must for ANY Producers out there, both Aspiring and established. Here, [...]

Rick Ross ft. Chris Brown – Sorry (Produced by Scott Storch)

Over the years, Scott Storch has been one of my favorite producers. Sure, he's had his ups and downs as far as personal problems with drugs, bankruptcy etc. But put that to one side and [...]

Native Instruments – Native Sessions at A3C Atlanta

NATIVE SESSIONS AT A3C FESTIVAL ATLANTA: SPECIAL FUTURE TECHNIQUES WORKSHOPS Wow. It's times like this I wish that I lived in Atlanta, Georgia. If anybody does, or nearby, I urge you to head down to [...]

#InstrumentalTuesdays Vol. 19 – MikeWillMadeIt

MikeWill & the EarDrummers crew dropped their latest part of his #InstrumentalTuesdays series. In previous weeks, we have seen some of MikeWill & Co.'s biggest productions, including tracks produced for Drake, Future, Young Thug, Wiz [...]

Sap – Boom Bap (Feat. Hit-Boy , Mike Zombie And Hodgy Beats)

Ahh, Producers that can Rap! Or is it Rappers that can Produce? #chickenortheegg? Either way, dope song from Sap, (who also produced the track) Hit-Boy, Mike Zombie and Hodgy Beats. These guys are talented young [...]

7 Ways To Get More Placements & Get Your Music Heard.

As Aspiring Producers, one of our biggest frustrations is how do we get our music OUT to the world. How do we break out of our bedroom/garage/basement studios and get our music heard? How do [...]

Aspire Pianos Vol. I – FREE DOWNLOAD!

Sign up for our newsletter either using the bar at the top, or the popup on this page and as a thank you, receive our very first sample kit, Aspire Piano's Vol. I for FREE! [...]

Follow us on Periscope!

Periscope is a cool platform for everyone, especially musicians and producers. It's great at any moment to be able to pull out a phone and live stream exactly what you're doing right then and there [...]

Track of the Week: Janet Jackson – BURNITUP!

Track of the Week is a weekly blog post we shall be publishing here on theAspiringProducer and it is to highlight our favorite that we've heard here this week. It could be from any genre [...]

Top 5 Ways to Beat Writer’s Block and Stay Inspired

Yo, So let's talk about this little thing we call writer's block, or beat block, if you prefer. I prefer writer's block because in some form or another we are writing something, be it music, words, lyrics, [...]

!llmind Announces ‘Meraki’ Artwork & Tracklist

Producer's producer, !llmind, has announced the artwork and tracklisting for his upcoming mini-album, Meraki. If you don't know who !llmind is, I suggest you get to know. Dude is a great producer and all round nice [...]

Friday Inspiration: Timbaland & Jay-Z In The Studio

Happy Friday everybody! As a little inspiration to everybody for the weekend, check out this throwback video, taking you back to when Jay-Z was creating his 'Black Album'. I think as Aspiring Producers, we all [...]

S1 & J. Rhodes – Making of Lecrae’s – ‘Welcome To America’

Grammy Winning Producer S1 (aka Symbolyc One) and J. Rhodes take you behind the scenes on how Lecrae's "Welcome to America" was produced.