Just like we gave you a short list of “Memphis Rap Artists You Should Know,” we’re now doing a “Memphis Rap Producers You Should Know.”
You should already be familiar with these Memphis rap producers such as DJ Squeeky, Al Kapone, Gangsta Pat, Drumma Boy,Carlos “Six July” Broady, Teddy Walton, IMAKEMADBEATS, Nil Jones, Tay Keith, and HitKidd.
There are several legendary/notable Memphis rap producers, including Kurt “KC” Clayton, DJ Paul, Tommy Wright III, DJ Zirk, Kingpin Skinny Pimp, DJ Sound, DJ Pinky, Mr Sche (Big Sche Eastwood), Blackout, J.P. on Tha Track, Memphis Trackboy, Scan Man of KamiKaze Inc., Cazearei “Chaz” Pugh, and many more who aren’t on the list. Just know that everyone has been and is still listening and watching.
Even though we might not include an overview of each producer on this list, we’ll try to explain why you should know about them with a track, if possible.
This list is just one of many that the late Hosea “M Town” Mays, Jr., who founded MemphisRap.com, had in mind and that we have compiled.
Let’s get started with a short list of Memphis Rap Producers You Should Know, Part 1.
Memphis Rap Producers You Should Know
- Joey Anderson
Joey Anderson is an award-winning Memphis music producer, engineer, and songwriting coach that many don’t know by name. He’s worked with a slew of companies and labels, which include the likes of Bad Boy Records, Sony Music, Def Jam, Columbia, MTV, Ardent Records, and Taco Bell. Joey Anderson has also worked with artists such as Yo Gotti, Pink, Little Richard, Three 6 Mafia, The Bar-Kays, and many more.
- Duke Megaproducer
Duke Megaproducer’s name speaks for itself. You’d have to check him out to see exactly what we mean.
- Husaine S.W.E.
- A.o. Owens (Aristarchus Owens)
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- K.Le DaVincci
Meet K. Le DaVincci, the modern-day Renaissance man. K. Le DaVincci is similar to Leonardo da Vinci but is a multi-talented artist who fearlessly puts himself out there through his music and open conversations over social media. We’ve had the pleasure of witnessing his creative process firsthand, watching as he effortlessly crafted a song from scratch in just a matter of minutes. With skills that extend beyond producing, K. Le DaVincci is a singer and rapper, making him a triple threat in the music industry.
- Sweat Da Trac Productions
Sweat Da Trac Productions is a name you have likely heard while listening to one of your favorite songs.
Sweet Da Trac Productions credits include Thorobred Hustlaz, Gorilla Zoe, Al Kapone, Don Trip, Rocko, Rich Boy, Kinfolk Thugs, No Soda, Yo Gotti, Zed Zilla, Yung Joc, and then some.
- Hot Rod (Hot Rod On The Track)
Credits include the likes of Yo Gotti, Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Trina, Nicki Minaj, OG Boo Dirty, Travis Porter, T-Pain, Kia Shine, Big Sant, and others.
- Kyma Faux
Kyma Faux is a music producer who has been making beats for quite some time now. Kyma Faux’s music ranges from trap, hip-hop, dubstep, and other bass music genres.
- Lucas Truth
Lucas Truth has been making his rounds quietly behind the scenes with his alternative hip-hop productions and other ventures. He is a producer to keep your eye on.
- Mr Marcus aka Marcion Tha Great
Marcion Tha Great, formerly known as Mr. Marcus, isn’t new to the music scene. Marcion Tha Great represents SouthBeatz Music Group, which has a “Down South” old-school sound.
Terry On Da Beats
Terry On Da Beats production credits include Waka Flocka, Yo Gotti, Gucci Mane, Shawty Lo, and many others.
Know of a Memphis rap producer for our next list? Let us know.
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