Behind The Song: Budda Beats

09-04-2018 / by MusicDigi

Behind The Song: Budda Beats

In this exclusive interview with Budda Beats, the producer-songwriter discusses his experience producing on YFN Lucci New LP & More .  
 
1. FAVORITE STUDIO GEAR? WHATS YOUR SETUP LIKE?
 
LAPTOP, REASONS, BEATS HEADPHONES & A KEYBOARD. MY SETUP CHANGES 

2. HOW DID YOU GET THE NAME BUDDA BEATS? 
 
BUDDA WAS MY NICKNAME GROWING UP. I STARTED CREATING BEATS WHEN I WAS NINE, AND EVENTUALLY I PUT THE TWO TOGETHER.

3. WHO IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY - PAST AND PRESENT  - ARE YOUR GREATEST INFLUENCES? 
 
DR. DRE, OG PARKER, GOLDENCHYLD, ZAYTOVEN..... IT'S A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO ARE INFLUENCES TO ME. 

4. YOU RECENTLY DID SOME PRODUCTION ON 'RAY RAY FROM SUMMERHILL' WHAT WAS IT LIKE WORKING WITH YFN LUCCI AND WHAT SONGS DID YOU PRODUCED ON THE ALBUM?
 
IT WAS LIT WORKING WITH YFN LUCCI. HE WAS 1 OF THE FIRST MAINSTREAM ARTIST TO RAP ON 1 OF MY BEATS. HE SHOWED ME NOTHING BUT LOVE THE VERY FIRST TIME I MET HIM... HE'S A GREAT PERSON TO WORK WITH. I PRODUCED NO MORE & NO WAY AT ALL. 

5. YOU RECENTLY DID SOME PRODUCTION ON 'RAY RAY FROM SUMMERHILL' WHAT WAS IT LIKE WORKING WITH YFN LUCCI AND WHAT SONGS DID YOU PRODUCED ON THE ALBUM?
 
IT TAKES ME ABOUT 30 MINS TO COOK UP EACH BEAT.

6. WAS THERE A PIVOTAL MOMENT IN YOUR LIFE WHEN YOU FIRST REALIZED YOU WANTED TO PURSUE MUSIC PROFESSIONALLY?
 
YEAH BEING AROUND MY COUSIN JOHN INSPIRED ME TO WANT TO SHOW THE WORLD MY GIFT. I REMEMBER GOING WITH HIM TO THE STUDIO AND WATCHING HIM PLAY AND MAKE MUSIC. I KNOW HOW MUSIC USED TO MAKE ME FEEL, AND I JUST WANTED TO BE ABLE TO MAKE OTHERS FEEL AS GREAT AS I DID. 

7. IF YOU COULD CHOOSE ONE OF YOUR MOST FAVOURITE PRODUCTION WHAT WOULD IT BE?
 
YFN LUCCI HASN'T PUT IT OUT YET, BUT IT SHOULD BE COMING SOON.

8. IF YOU COULD PRODUCE FOR ANY ARTIST DEAD OR ALIVE, WHO WOULD IT BE?
 
THERE ARE MANY GREAT ARTISTS I'D LOVE TO WORK WITH. 
DEAD: TUPAC, AALIYAH, WHITNEY HOUSTON, MICHAEL JACKSON 
ALIVE: RICK ROSS, CHRIS BROWN, CARDI B, MEEK MILL, DRAKE, NICKI MINAJ, KATY PERRY, CARRIE UNDERWOOD
 
9. WHAT'S NEXT FOR BUDDA BEATS?

I'M WORKING ON A LOT OF NEW MUSIC WITH YFN LUCCI, HOODRICH PABLO JUAN, SHAKA ROCKA, FETTY WAP, IDRIS ELBA, OT GENASIS, AND MORE. I'M LOOKING TO DO SOME PRODUCTION COLLABS SOON. IM WORKING ON EXPANDING MY BRAND AND MY SOUND.
 
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