Boi-1da: 5 Do’s and Don’ts of Being a Producer

Toronto-based music producer Boi-1da has helped craft some of Drake’s biggest tracks, starting with “Best I Ever Had” in 2009 and most recently “6 God” and “How About Now.” He also co-produced Drake’s “Pound Cake,” Rick Ross’ “F#ckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt” and DJ Khaled’s “No New Friends.”
The Jamaican native and three-time Grammy-winner recently spoke with Skee.TV about producing and gave five tips to up-and-comers. While many videos focus on technical aspects, this one touches on the business side of making and selling beats.
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