Gotta Get Signed: How to Become a Hip-Hop Producer

Gotta Get Signed: How to Become a Hip-Hop Producer

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by Sahpreem A. King
     
 

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Author Sahpreem King lays out the steps one must take to learn the art and craft of hip-hop production. He begins with a brief history of the genre, explains what a producer and beat-maker does, how to build a studio, assemble your production team, and promote your music. He also reveals invaluable information about how advance-against-royalty deals work. The book…  See more details below

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Author Sahpreem King lays out the steps one must take to learn the art and craft of hip-hop production. He begins with a brief history of the genre, explains what a producer and beat-maker does, how to build a studio, assemble your production team, and promote your music. He also reveals invaluable information about how advance-against-royalty deals work. The book closes with a thorough discussion of music publishing and an exhaustive resource section.

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ISBN-13:
9780825673153
Publisher:
Omnibus Press
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Pages:
127
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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Gotta Get Signed: How to Become a Hip-Hop Producer 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 26 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
DJCutNBlend More than 1 year ago
I bought this book a few weeks ago and I have read it four times already. Man, I learned so much about producing hip hop and making big moves in the music biz. Thanks Sahpreem King, you're the man!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'm a rapper/producer and recently got the book and want to say thank the Author for this as it will truly help me. Looking at the contract it helps know what to look for, what to ask for and the contacts to get at people is a huge help.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is a good read. This dude is keeping it real about the music business. I have learned a lot from his experiences, triumphs, and pitfalls.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I must give Saphreem his full-fledged props for putting out a book with great knowledge at a great price. While no one book can cover all of the pitfalls, drama, excitement, and props of being a hip-hop music producer, he definitely gives us more than enough info on what to look out for and it serrves as an excellent starting point. There are things in here that I must pass on to my fellow 'Allies' (if you read the book, you'll know what I mean by 'Allies'. He breaks everything down tot he basics without being overly complex, and he has some funny stories that we all can learn lessons from. I almost feel like this is some sort of top-secret book! --- Again, thanks Saphreem! Johnny Jacuzzi - Blackbeanzmuzik
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is the only one of its kind, where it gives you the inside view of the record industry. He clarifies a lot of misconceptions and transforms the beat maker to a record producer. This book gives you the knowledge to brign you to the next level.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a must read for all up and coming artist/producer. Everything you need to know about the industry and everything you need to know on how to avoid geting scammed. This book guides you through all the b.s. you're going to encounter. Thank you Sahpreem King for looking out for us!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was very helpful and I would recommend this to any up and coming producers who want to know what to look out for in the industry.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is one of a kind. I felt like I was getting face-to-face advise without the sugar coating and bull. 'Gotta Get Signed' will give every artist and producer a reality check and insight from someone who's been in the game for a while. Finally, someone who genuinely cares about the state of hip-hop is providing musicians with a tool they can truly use. Buy this book now!
Guest More than 1 year ago
For anybody new to the whole producing music thing and wanting to know how to get into the game and the does and donts, gotta get signed is a must read. I've read the book three times already and it is put in a language that most hip-hop artist will be able to understand. Im not even a big fan of reading period but i could not put this book down. Matter of fact, imma go read sum more rite now, JUST GO GET THE BOOK
Guest More than 1 year ago
I definitely recommend this book to all aspiring producers trying to make it in the music buisness. Sometimes people learn from other peoples mistakes, in this case 'TAKE NOTES'. Thanks Sahpreem for dropping this jem. 'What's Camp Cant Crumble?'
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed the book. It gave a brotha some insight on how this music thing works a little bit. I like how it was written more like you was building with cats at a spot than a how to textbook. I really appreciated that. It gave the book a relaxed feel.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It's very informative and its a great tool for upcoming producers. I am going to recommend it on my forum that has many producers and DJ's which could benefit from it. Once again, thank you for a great book dedicated to the Hip Hop Producer.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this book, it gave me a birdseye view of the music industry. This is a great starting point for anyone trying to enter the business of music.
Guest More than 1 year ago
One must know..what one must have..to obtain whatsoever one wants..and it is the experience and knowledge of someone else..someone selfless enough to share..with more than one..what it takes for one to have whatsoever one wants. Thanks Sahpreme for being that someone. Knowledge..the one thing that no-one can take away!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book has everything you need to know if you're trying to get into producing and is also a good overall guide to the music biz. I loved that it was informative yet entertaining at the same time plus it was extremely real! This book is a much-have for any aspiring musicians out there!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Welcome to your reality check. Read this book and step up your game
Guest More than 1 year ago
If only this informative hip-hop manual would have come out years ago, we wouldn¿t have all the clueless, confused, broke and ego-driven one-hit wonders, wannabe rappers, and industry power movers in this game today! Not only is the book a must read for anyone who is interested in this crazy thing called ¿The Music Industry¿ but the hip-hop resources at the end is a definite must-have that Sahpreem was nice enough to share
Guest More than 1 year ago
Every up and coming Hip Hop wanna-be producer should read this book. Sahpreem speaks from the heart and tells it like it is. Plus the resources are Phenomenal !!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed the book, it brought out a lot of pointers I didn't have a clue about. Thanks for making us aware.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book covers from A-Z everything you need to know. I wish I could hand these out at my job so people would understand how the music business works. We get all type of characters here lost trying to make it and this is THE guide to success.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is an excellent source of information for anyone who is interested in the real side of the hip hop production or the music business in general. It leaves nothing left to chance. Follow the Authors path and you too will find success.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is great if you are trying to get an inside look at the music industry. If you are a new artist or someone who is just trying to learn more about the music industry this book is the answer.
Guest More than 1 year ago
'This book is off the chain.' I learned more by reading this book than I did in an entire year of music school. DJ Chyna Wyte Berkelee College of Music, Boston MA